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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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Radiant Solutions’ SpaceNet Project Team Gets GEOINT Achievement Award; Tony Frazier Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 30, 2018 — A team comprised of Maxar Technologies‘ (NYSE: MAXR) Radiant Solutions business and partners CosmiQ Works and NVIDIA has received an award from the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation for the company’s work in GEOINT, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Radiant said Tuesday the SpaceNet project team secured USGIF’s “Industry Achievement …

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Raytheon Picked as Payload Provider for WorldView Legion Satellite Constellation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 12, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will supply electronics, detectors and telescopes that will work to increase the capacity and mission life of DigitalGlobe‘s future WorldView Legion satellite constellation, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Raytheon said Tuesday it will deliver the payloads to WorldView Legion space vehicle integrator Space Systems Loral in …

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DigitalGlobe Continues Work With NTT Data to Develop 3D Model Dataset

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 1, 2017 — DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has extended its collaboration with NTT Data to integrate their technologies and build a dataset that consists of 3D-vector models of buildings, bridges and vegetation, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The effort will utilize DigitalGlobe’s satellite imagery and cloud-based Geospatial Big Data machine learning …

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DigitalGlobe Releases Winning Algorithms in SpaceNet Challenge Round 2; Tony Frazier Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 16, 2017 — DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has made the winning mapping algorithms in the second round of the SpaceNet Challenge available to the public as the company seeks to drive the development of machine learning technologies for geospatial applications, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday SpaceNet Round 2 …

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SSL’s Robert Zitz: Pending DigitalGlobe Purchase to Boost MDA’s Satellite Imagery, Analysis & Insights Portfolio

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 14, 2017 — Robert Zitz, senior vice president and chief strategy officer at Space Systems Loral‘s government systems business, has said the pending acquisition by parent company MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates of DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) would enable MDA to build up support for intelligence and defense agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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Cubic’s GATR Subsidiary Offers Portable Satellite Imagery Ground Station; Mike Twyman Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 12, 2017 — A Cubic (NYSE: CUB) subsidiary has built a portable satellite ground station that will work to provide imagery to both commercial and government customers in forward-deployed situations, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday its GATR Technologies company within the mission solutions business has …

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BAE Systems Unveils Mapping Tech With Analytics, Change Detection Functions

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 9, 2017 — BAE Systems has added a new geospatial intelligence product to its portfolio that utilizes commercial and military satellite data and analytics technology to support mission planning and decision-making at military and civilian agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the Dynamic Cartography platform features a change …

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MDA-DigitalGlobe M&A Deal Focused on Satellite Imagery, Earth Observation Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 25, 2017 — The upcoming $3.6 billion acquisition of DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) by MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates is anticipated to boost the latter’s satellite manufacturing business and diversify its satellite services, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Space News reported Tuesday the deal will also work to build on MDA’s …

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