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AWS Launches Aerospace and Satellite Solutions Business Segment; Lockheed’s Rick Ambrose Quoted

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Amazon Web Services has unveiled a new business segment that will focus on bringing AWS platforms and services to the space market. Clint Crosier, a retired U.S. Air Force major general and former director of space force planning at the U.S. Space Force, will lead the company’s Aerospace and Satellite Solutions business segment.

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Lt. Gen. John Thompson: Space Force Plans Launch Service Phase 2 Contract Awards This Summer

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Lt. Gen. John “JT” Thompson, commander of the Space and Missile Systems Center, said the U.S. Space Force is on schedule to award this summer contracts to two launch service providers under the second phase of the National Security Space Launch program, Via Satellite reported Thursday.

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Carahsoft Lands $81M Air Force Contract to Build ‘Agile’ Software Development Environment

Carahsoft Technology has secured a three-year, $81M contract to help a U.S. Space Force division establish a system for developing software platforms and managing information technology functions. The company will provide an Agile software development and IT environment for the service branch's space command and control division, the Department of Defense said Friday.

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Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Acquisition Process Updates Help Advance Gov’t-Satcom Industry Collaboration

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Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy at Inmarsat Government, told Catherine Melquist, president of the Mobile Satellite User Association, in an interview published on MilsatMagazine that the U.S. government and industry are teaming up to leverage the opportunities of space by making changes to acquisition practices.

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Monkton Awarded $500M Space Force Mobile Strategy Commercialization Support IDIQ

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Monkton has received a potential $500M contract from the U.S. Space Force to support the commercialization of a mobile strategy. The company will provide technology and support services to help the Department of Defense design, build and field mission-enabling platforms to service members, civil servants and reservists operating at the tactical edge, DoD said Wednesday.

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