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White House Unveils National Space Policy

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President Donald Trump has issued a new policy that outlines plans to advance U.S. interests in space, reaffirm the country’s leadership in the space domain and adapt the U.S. national security strategy to counter aggression in space. The National Space Policy “represents a whole-of-government approach that recognizes space as a national imperative” and calls for the U.S. Space Force to improve the U.S. armed forces' capabilities to “protect our freedom of operation in, from, and to space,” Trump said in a statement published Wednesday.

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William Nelson Delivers Keynote Address During Potomac Officers Club’s Ensuring PNT Superiority on the Future Battlefield Virtual Event

William Nelson, director of Assured Position, Navigation and Timing (APNT) Cross Functional Team (CFT) at the U.S. Army

William Nelson, director of Assured Position, Navigation and Timing (APNT) Cross Functional Team (CFT) at the U.S. Army, delivered the opening keynote address during Potomac Officers Club’s Ensuring PNT Superiority on the Future Battlefield Virtual Event on November 5th. If you missed the live version of the event, visit Potomac Officers Club’s Event Archive.

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General Dynamics Unit Plans New PNT Engineering, Manufacturing Hub in Colorado

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 7, 2019 — A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business will establish a new 18.5K-square-foot facility in Colorado to house research, development, engineering, production, sales, finance, marketing and administration operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. General Dynamics Mission Systems said Tuesday its GPS Source subsidiary will have approximately 100 personnel …

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Navy Selects Four Firms to Develop C4ISR Positioning, Navigation & Timing Systems

The U.S. Navy has selected four contractors to provide emerging positioning, navigation and timing technologies to power command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance applications. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center selected Riverside Engineering; Coherent Technical Services; Whitney, Bradley & Brown and Solute to compete for task orders in a …

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Ensco Presents PNT Platforms at 2018 Joint Navigation Conference

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 10, 2018 — Ensco has set an exhibit of commercial off-the-shelf technologies for positioning, navigation and timing applications at the 2018 Joint Navigation Conference that runs through July 12 in Long Beach, Calif., ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday it will showcase the Timing, Communications …

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Northrop Wins Air Force Electronic Warfare Sensing R&D Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 5, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will research and develop a precise reference sensing system for the U.S. Air Force’s collaborative electronic warfare program under a potential $23.6 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday Northrop will perform positioning, navigation and timing …

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Johns Hopkins APL Wins $57M in Air Force Contracts for Computer Software R&D

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 19, 2018 — The U.S. Air Force has awarded Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory two indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts worth $57.1 million combined to support research and development of computer software platforms, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Johns Hopkins APL aims to develop a tool that can assist the Air Force …

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Private Equity Firms Buy Space Tech Maker LinQuest

CoVant Management and Madison Dearborn Partners have purchased Los Angeles-based space systems technology platforms provider LinQuest for an undisclosed sum. LinQuest CEO Leon Biederman will continue to oversee the company and maintain “a significant minority ownership position” in the firm along with other members of the management team, CoVant said Tuesday. Biederman …

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Orolia to Buy Talen-X in PNT Tech Expansion Push

Orolia has agreed to purchase GPS and global navigation satellite system threat mitigation platforms provider Talen-X for an undisclosed sum. Jean-Yves Courtois, Orolia CEO, said in a statement published Tuesday the acquisition seeks to reinforce the company’s position as an assured positioning, navigation and timing technology platforms provider and build …

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