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Kratos, Partners to Create Proof of Concept for Roaming Government Satcom

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 19, 2018 — A subsidiary of Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) will develop a proof of concept and demonstrate a prototype government network operating center in efforts to build on the capacity, resiliency and responsiveness of wideband satellite communications for the U.S. government, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. …

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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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Inmarsat L-Band Satcom Service Gets MSUA Mobility Innovation Award

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 16, 2018 — Inmarsat‘s L-band Tactical Satellite service has been named the “Top Government Mobility Satcom Innovation” under the Mobile Satellite Users Association’s 2018 Mobility Innovation Awards, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday this is its third straight year to secure an MSUA Mobility Innovation Award following recognition for …

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Comtech to Help Sustain Army VSATs Under Potential $124M Contract

A business unit of Comtech Telecommunications (Nasdaq: CMTL) has won a potential three-year, $123.6 million contract to help the U.S. Army sustain ground-based very small satellite terminals. Comtech said Monday the command and control technologies group of its government solutions arm will sustain the Army’s AN/TSC-198A secret internet protocol router and non-classified internet protocol router …

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Peraton to Support Army Pacific Command Satcom Tech Under $72M Contract; Stu Shea Comments

The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded Peraton a potential five-year, $71.8 million contract to help the U.S. Army Pacific Command implement and manage commercial satellite communications technology. Peraton said Thursday it will also provide satellite services, technical and engineering support for mobile and fixed platforms of USARPAC’s network architecture. Stu Shea, CEO of Peraton, said …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Unified Satcom Key to Support Military Mission Requirements

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 3, 2018 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy for Inmarsat Government, has said an integrated satellite communications infrastructure will work to help service personnel support military missions around the world even amid challenges such as budget constraints, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 21. She …

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Satellite Industry Vet Samer Halawi to Join Intelsat as Chief Commercial Officer

Samer Halawi, formerly chief commercial officer of satellite communications firm OneWeb, has been appointed to a similar role at Intelsat (NYSE:I) in a move slated to take effect Jan. 9. Intelsat said Wednesday Halawi’s appointment comes as the company aims to accelerate the commercialization of its EpicNG satellite fleet and the launch of new managed service offerings. The …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: November’s Biggest Contracts

Weekly Roundup November 27 – December 1 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson November’s Billion Dollar Contracts During November a number of contracts valued at over a billion dollars were awarded for a variety of services such as foreign military sales, sitcom …

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Globecomm Lands Spot on Potential $2.5B GSA IDIQ for Satcom Products, Services; Dwight Hunsicker Comments

Globecomm has secured a spot on a potential 10-year, $2.5 billion General Services Administration contract vehicle for managed network systems that utilize commercial satellite communications technology platforms and services. The company said Monday the Complex Commercial SATCOM Solutions contract works to help government agencies access products and services necessary to configure, …

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Executive Edge: A Conversation with Dave Dacquino on Serco’s Acquisition of BTP Systems

Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services, announced last Tuesday their intent to acquire BTP Systems LLC. The acquisition, subject to approval, is expected to come together by the end of 2017. In an exclusive interview with ExecutiveBiz Dave Dacquino, Serco’s President and CEO, said that he …

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