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Randy Fuerst: O3b, Oceus Partner for High-Speed Connectivity to Navy Vessels in Theater

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 23, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on O3b Networks, Oceus Networks and TrustComm completing tests on medium earth orbit satellite connectivity during the U.S. Navy’s Trident Warrior exercises aboard the USS Fort Worth littoral combat ship. “Providing maritime LTE services has been a …

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Matt Desch: Iridium Moves to Secure Next Satellites with Spares, Insurance, Free Reflights

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 15, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) CEO Matt Desch indicated that the nine spare Iridium Next satellites the company is building will help cut insurance coverage costs for the 72 others due for launch by 2017. Space News reported Thursday the executive telling investors …

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Dave Wajsgras: Raytheon Seeks to Validate GPS OXC Progress with Operational System Demos

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 15, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon’s (NYSE: RTN) intelligence, information and services unit, remarking on the company looking to validate its progress on GPS OCX through system demonstrations earlier this month. The operational tests included launch and …

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Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe Sees Opportunity in 3-D Earth Venture with Saab

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 28, 2015 — DigitalGlobe will lend its satellite imaging technologies to Vricon, a joint venture it has created with Saab on a mission to build a 3-D model of the planet, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Tony Frazier, senior vice president at DigitalGlobe and an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for …

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Boeing Launches Ninth GPS IIF Into Space; Dan Hart Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA March 27, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on the midweek launch of Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) ninth GPS IIF satellite into space aboard a Delta IV rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) said it provided the solar arrays, GEM-60 solid rocket motors, large composite structures …

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Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe to Push On With High-Res Global Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA March 5, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on DigitalGlobe’s (NYSE: DGI) intentions to continue leveraging its market edge in high-resolution satellite imaging. C4ISR & Networks said Tuesday the Longmont, Colorado-based firm may be the only space imagery and geospatial content vendor able to provide images …

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Matt Desch: Iridium NEXT Launch Moved to October But 2017 Completion on Track

TYSONS CORNER, VA March 3, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on Iridium Communications CEO Matt Desch’s remarks assuring that the network of new Iridium NEXT satellites would be in place as scheduled in 2017. Space News cited Iridium’s earnings call Feb. 26, where Desch bared the June 2015 launch …

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