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SSL’s Rob Zitz: Maxar Turns to ‘Persistent’ ISR With Eye Toward US Gov’t Customers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 1, 2017 — Rob Zitz, chief strategy officer of Space Systems Loral‘s government systems unit, has said the new company that resulted from MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates‘ acquisition of DigitalGlobe will leverage intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance offerings in its push toward the U.S. government market, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Via …

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MTSI to Provide Engineering Support for MDA Ballistic Missile Defense System Under $89M Contract

Modern Technology Solutions Inc. has won a one-year, $88.7 million contract from the Missile Defense Agency to provide specialty engineering advisory and assistance services for the Ballistic Missile Defense System. The Defense Department said Thursday MTSI will help MDA engineer sensor, directed energy and space systems as well as support BMDS …

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Raytheon Gets $1.5B MDA Follow-On IDIQ to Continue Support for Ballistic Missile Radar Platforms

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential $1.5 billion indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to help the Missile Defense Agency operate and maintain two kinds of ballistic missile radar technology. The Defense Department said Friday Raytheon’s integrated defense systems unit will continue to provide logistics support, transition and transfer, depot transition and sustaining engineering services for …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: October’s M&A Activity

Weekly Roundup October 23 – October 27 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson With October coming to a close, let’s take a look at the most significant M&A activity that took place over the course of this month. Notable M&A activity …

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MTSI to Help Develop Algorithms for MDA Interceptor & Sensor Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 25, 2017 — Modern Technology Solutions Inc. will support the Missile Defense Agency‘s efforts to develop interceptor and sensor concepts under a $10 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday the award covers the creation of algorithms for interceptor and sensor on-board systems as well as …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: GovCon’s Shifting Landscape

Weekly Roundup October 9 – October 13 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Top Five Systems Integration CEOs and Companies This past week the GovCon community experienced a number of high-profile occurrences, such as a significant merger and executive moves, that …

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Lockheed to Help MDA Test, Integrate Low-Power Laser on UAV

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 9, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will support a Missile Defense Agency project to test and integrate a low-power laser to an unmanned aerial vehicle under a $9.4 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract is part of the Low Power …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: September’s Billion Dollar Contracts

Weekly Roundup October 2 – October 6 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Last month the GovCon community witnessed a number of highly valued contracts. September had eight contracts valued over a billion dollars awarded for a variety of …

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MDA Unveils ‘Maxar’ Senior Leadership Team Post-DigitalGlobe Acquisition

Executives from MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates and DigitalGlobe have been appointed to the senior leadership team at Maxar Technologies – the new company formed through MDA’s $3.6 billion acquisition of the Earth imagery services provider. William McCombe, senior vice president and chief financial officer at U.S.-based operating company SSL MDA Holdings that will now run as …

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MDA Closes Estimated $3.6B DigitalGlobe Buy to Create ‘Maxar Technologies’

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates has closed its approximately $3.6 billion acquisition of DigitalGlobe to create a new company that will work to provide integrated satellite, imagery and geospatial services to the commercial and government markets. MDA said Thursday the newly combined entity will be renamed Maxar Technologies Ltd. and temporarily trade on the …

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