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USAF Plans $93M Space Tech Engineering Contract Extension Award to Johns Hopkins APL

The U.S. Air Force plans to award Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory a $93M contract extension to help the military branch engineer space-based systems. Under the sole-source contract, APL will continue to provide research and development services in areas such as space science and engineering, strategic systems, theater air defense and information technology, USAF said Thursday in a FedBizOpps notice.

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Rick Ambrose, EVP of Space Systems for Lockheed Martin, His Fourth Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of space systems for Lockheed Martin, with his fourth Wash100 Award on Monday. Executive Mosaic recognizes Ambrose for leading the improvement of space technologies, including use of the cloud for space missions. We are pleased to …

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Kim Doering, Mike Durboraw, Keith McCollum Named to VP Roles at Dynetics

Dynetics has promoted Kim Doering, Mike Durboraw and Keith McCollum to vice president roles to lead the company’s space systems, intelligence and spectrum warfare, and systems technologies divisions. Doering, a three-decade aerospace veteran, will serve as VP of space systems division with oversight on space programs for NASA, Defense Department and …

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NASA Selects 13 Firms to Conduct LEO Commercial Human Spaceflight Studies

NASA has chosen 13 companies to explore future opportunities for non-governmental entities to conduct U.S. manned spaceflight missions to the International Space Station and other low-Earth orbit destinations. The space agency said Thursday studies will delve into conceptualization of business plans that will discuss the feasibility of using free-flying structures or …

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Johns Hopkins APL to Engineer USAF Space Systems Under $93M IDIQ

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has secured a potential $93 million  indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to help the U.S. Air Force engineer space systems. APL will provide specialized research and development, systems engineering and technical support services to the military branch, the Defense Department said Thursday. The lab is scheduled to …

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Aerospace Industry Vet Mark Fisher Rejoins Dynetics as Space Hardware Program Manager

Mark Fisher, formerly vice president and general manager of Schafer‘s aerospace business, has joined Dynetics as program manager for space hardware within the applied science company’s space systems division. Dynetics said Tuesday Fisher brings approximately 30 years of aerospace industry experience in program management, flight operations and propulsion systems design, analysis …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Govt-Industry Partnership to Drive Resiliency of Space Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 24, 2016 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has said government and industry collaboration in the space systems business segment will facilitate increased resiliency of operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in a blog post published Monday that a new …

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Lockheed to Provide MDA Missile Targets for $32M

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will provide missile defense targets and support flight test activities for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency under a $32 million contract modification. MDA will obligate $6, 582, 845 at the time of award from its fiscal year 2014 research, development, test and evaluation funds, the agency said in …

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Harris Air Force Comm Equipment Contract Increases to $215M

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) will continue to provide communications equipment for a U.S. Air Force facility under a contract modification worth $27.3 million, the Orlando Sentinel reported Tuesday. The company’s government communications systems division will work to retrofit gear at the Air Force Space and Missile Center in El Segundo, Calif., according to …

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Lockheed Names Sondra Barbour IS&GS EVP, Rick Ambrose Space Systems EVP

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has promoted 26-year company veteran Sondra Barbour and 13-year company veteran Rick Ambrose to the executive vice president ranks, the company said Thursday. Effective April 1, Barbour will serve as EVP for the information systems and global solutions business unit and Ambrose will hold the same …

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