Tag Archives: satellite constellation

Tony Frazier Offers Update on Maxar’s WorldView Legion Satellite Constellation

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Tony Frazier, executive vice president of global field operations at Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) and a four-time Wash100 award winner, said the company is “investing heavily” in its next-generation satellite constellation designed to collect satellite imagery, Inside Defense reported Thursday. "We are through the bulk of the build of what we're calling our WorldView Legion," Frazier told the publication in an interview.

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McAleese & Associates: Michael Griffin Wants DoD to Build ‘Proliferated LEO’ Constellation

McAleese & Associates has released a report on key takeaways from the remarks of Michael Griffin, undersecretary for research and engineering at the Department of Defense and a 2019 Wash100 award winner, at a Chamber of Commerce event held Tuesday. Griffin said the Pentagon must have a dedicated proliferated LEO system or constellation of small satellites in low-Earth orbit designed for the existential U.S. survival mission.

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DARPA Picks Three Industry Teams to Work on Space-Based Data Processing Tech ‘Pit Boss’

Three industry teams led by prime contractors BAE Systems, Scientific Systems and SEAKR Engineering have been selected to design an autonomous mission management platform for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Project Blackjack, C4ISRNET reported Thursday.

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McAleese & Associates: Patrick Shanahan on Space Development Agency’s Acquisition Authority

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has issued a report on key takeaways from the testimonies of Department of Defense and Air Force officials at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing held Thursday. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates and a 2019 Wash100 recipient, wrote in the report that …

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Suzi McBride Rejoins Iridium as COO; Matt Desch Quoted

Suzi McBride, formerly chief operations officer and senior vice president at OneWeb, has been named COO of Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) effective Feb. 11. She will succeed the retiring Scott Smith, who will continue to work at Iridium in a consulting capacity through March 15 to facilitate the transition, the …

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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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DigitalGlobe Gets Potential $600M NRO Follow-On Contract for EnhancedView Satellite Imagery

Maxar Technologies’ (NYSE: MAXR) DigitalGlobe subsidiary has received a potential two-year, $600M contract from the National Reconnaissance Office to continue to provide the U.S. government access to the company’s WorldView satellite constellation and image archive. The EnhancedView Follow-On contract has a one-year base term and an option year worth approximately …

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