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Former NRO Chief Betty Sapp Elected to Ball Board

Betty Sapp, former director of the National Reconnaissance Office, has joined Ball (NYSE: BLL) as a member of the board of directors. John Hayes, chairman, president and CEO of Ball, said in a statement published Tuesday Sapp will complement Ball’s leadership team and board as the company continues efforts to …

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Jill Singer, VP of National Security for AT&T’s Global Public Sector Solutions Unit, Receives Executive Mosaic’s Chairman’s Award

Jim Garrettson, chief executive officer of Executive Mosaic, presented Jill Singer, vice president of national security for AT&T’s Global Public Sector Solutions Unit and 2019 Wash100 Award winner, with the Chairman’s Award for completing her third year as chairman of the Intelligence Leadership Group for Executive Mosaic’s 4×24 program.  Singer …

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Air Force Seeks Bids for Launch Service Procurement Phase 2 Contracts

The U.S. Air Force has issued a solicitation for the second phase of the Launch Service Procurement program, which seeks to award fixed-price contracts to two domestic commercial service providers that can launch national security payloads through 2027. “We must move forward now. We are answering Congress’ 2014 directive to …

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Former NRO Deputy Chief Stephen Denker to Lead Lockheed’s Satellite Ground Programs

Stephen Denker, a retired Air Force major general, has been named head of satellite ground programs at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) in a move that will take effect on April 1. He will be responsible for intelligence and analytics development initiatives in support of space ground platforms as part of …

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IBM’s Juliane Gallina to Serve as Chief Information Officer at CIA in April

Juliane Gallina, who currently leads key accounts at IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) U.S. federal business, will assume the chief information officer role at the CIA on April 1, Federal Times reported Tuesday. She will succeed John Edwards, who will continue to serve as deputy chief operating officer at the agency. “Welcoming …

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SpaceX Wins Potential $297M Contract for USAF, NRO Satellite Launch Services

SpaceX has won a potential $297M contract to send U.S. Air Force and National Reconnaissance Office satellites into orbit during the government’s 2021 fiscal year. The firm-fixed-price contract covers launch services and the production of associated vehicles to support the AFSPC-44 mission as well as the NROL-87 and NROL-85 missions, …

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Tony Moraco: Engility Buy Doubles SAIC’s Business in Intelligence, Space Sectors

Tony Moraco, CEO of Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC), told Breaking Defense in an interview published Wednesday that the merger with Engility allowed SAIC to double its intelligence business. He said the transaction enabled SAIC to broaden its reach to a wider range of agencies within the intelligence community, …

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Parsons Buys OGSystems to Add Geospatial Intell Expertise

Parsons has purchased Chantilly, Va.-based technology services contractor OGSystems for an undisclosed sum in a move to deepen expertise in geospatial intelligence and big data analytics. Chuck Harrington, chairman and CEO of Parsons, said in a statement released Monday the company’s strategy is focused on disruptive technology platforms built to …

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DigitalGlobe Gets Potential $900M NRO EnhancedView Imagery Contract Extension; Dan Jablonsky Quoted

Maxar Technologies’ (NYSE: MAXR) DigitalGlobe subsidiary has secured a potential three-year, $900M contract extension from the National Reconnaissance Office to provide commercial imagery to the U.S. government through its WorldView Legion satellite constellation. NRO added three option years worth approximately $300M annually to the EnhancedView Follow-On contract awarded in September after it assumed …

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