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Iridium’s Scott Scheimreif Talks Future Positioning, Tracking, Navigation Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 31, 2016 — Scott Scheimreif, executive vice president of government programs at Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM), has joined other executives to discuss new positioning, tracking and navigation technologies with Investorideas.com, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Investorideas.com said Thursday ABI Research‘s Patrick Connolly and Gopher Protocol‘s Danny Rittman also participated in …

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Iridium Offers Satellite-Based Alternative to GPS Service; Matt Desch Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 25, 2016 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) has unveiled a new technology offering that works to support satellite-based positioning, navigation and timing services in environments without GPS coverage, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the Satellite Time and Location service is delivered through its partnership with Satelles to serve as an …

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Air Force Picks Boeing, Northrop for GPS Satellite Digital Waveform Generator Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 19, 2016 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will provide digital signal generation technology to the U.S. Air Force under separate contracts in support of the Orbit Reprogrammable Digital Waveform Generator program, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Monday Boeing received a $16.2 million …

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Northrop Grumman Submits Bid for Air Force’s Follow-On GPS III Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 8, 2016 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has proposed a “heritage” GPS III spacecraft and prototype navigational payload as part of its bid for the U.S. Air Force‘s follow-on program on the production of future GPS III space vehicles, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the proposed spacecraft works …

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AF Picks Reliance Test & Technology for $150M Engineering Support Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Reliance Test & Technology a potential two-year, $150.2 million contract to provide engineering, operations, maintenance and technical support services for the 96th Test Wing’s test ranges and related facilities. The service branch awarded the cost-plus-award-fee contract through a competitive procurement with three proposals received, …

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Final Boeing-Built Air Force GPS IIF Satellite Launches to Space

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 9, 2016 — The 12th and final Global Positioning System IIF satellite Boeing (NYSE: BA) built for the U.S. Air Force has launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station aboard an Atlas V rocket, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Air Force reported Friday the launch marks the completion …

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Lockheed Taps Northrop to Provide Satellite Bus Inertial Measurement Unit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 14, 2016 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a contract to provide its LN-200S inertial measurement unit for Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) LM 300 satellite bus, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Northrop said Tuesday the IMU works to support vehicle control systems navigation and attitude control using angular motion and …

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Raytheon Launches New Subsidiary in San Diego

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 1, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) creating Raytheon Anschuetz USA LLC, a new subsidiary designed to expand its U.S. navigation systems market portfolio. “With this new company, we offer dedicated local support for U.S.-based customers, with greater flexibility, and set the foundation …

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Greece Eyes Purchase of Boeing Chinook Helicopters for $150M

The government of Greece is seeking to purchase Boeing (NYSE: BA)-built Chinook helicopters and related equipment for $150 million through a foreign military sale agreement with the U.S. Greece requested for CH-47D Chinook helicopter engines, missile warning system, radio systems, ILS marker beacons, direction finders, navigation tools, transponders, radar signal …

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Northrop, DARPA Partner to Build Navigation Sensor Chips; Charles Volk Comments

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will help the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency develop an integrated microsystem to help warfighters manage navigation, targeting, guidance and positioning tasks. The cost-plus-fixed-fee contract with the Army has a $648, 000 initial value to Northrop and the potential value is $13.4 million over a 12-month base period …

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