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NASA Taps Eight Companies to Study Space Comms for Scientific, Economic Benefits

NASA has awarded eight U.S. firms a total of $4M to investigate concepts that will aid existing and future space transmission systems. The goal of their five-month research period is to gain data that will assist near-Earth missions that are scheduled to begin in the mid-2020s. The agency said Thursday …

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McAleese & Associates: Sales of Northrop Climbed 22% to $8.2B in Q1 2019

A new McAleese & Associates report says Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) saw its sales rise 22 percent to $8.2B in the first quarter of 2019 and recorded a sector operating profit growth of 27 percent. Jim McAleese, founder and principal of McAleese & Associates and a 2019 Wash100 winner, wrote the Falls Church, Va.-based …

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Robert Lightfoot to Join Lockheed’s Space Business as Strategy, BD VP; Rick Ambrose Quoted

Robert Lightfoot, former acting administrator of NASA, has been appointed vice president of strategy and business development at Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) space segment in a move that will take effect May 6. He will oversee new business strategy, technology concepts and strategic planning activities for the space business area, …

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McAleese & Associates: Lockheed Reports 23% Growth in Q1 2019 Sales

A report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) saw its sales in the first quarter of 2019 climb 23 percent to $14.3B primarily driven by sales growth in the company’s aeronautics and missiles and fires control business units. Jim McAleese, founder and principal of McAleese & Associates …

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ManTech Pushes Cyber, Analysis Capabilities for Space Domain Opportunities; Damian DiPippa Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 23, 2019 — ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) is moving to leverage its cybersecurity capabilities to explore opportunities in the space domain amid the current threat landscape in which adversaries are increasingly targeting space assets, ExecutiveBiz reported April 9. Space News reported April 8 that Damian DiPippa, …

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Kratos Takes Key Role in Space Info-Sharing & Analysis Center Effort; Phil Carrai Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 23, 2019 — Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) has helped fund, coordinate and develop an operational plan for the recently established Space Information Sharing and Analysis Center as a founding member of the organization, ExecutiveBiz reported April 9. The company said April 8 the …

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Lockheed to Deploy New Satellite Architecture to Support In-Orbit Mission Changes; Rick Ambrose Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 5, 2019 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will integrate a new software-defined space technology, designed to enable the modification of small satellite missions while in orbit, into two nanosatellites that are scheduled to launch this year, ExecutiveBiz reported March 21. The company said March 20 its …

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Lockheed Develops LTE-Over-Satellite Comms System for Mobile Connectivity, Maria Demaree Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 26, 2019 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) unveiled an LTE-over-satellite platform that works to directly connect 4G devices with in-orbit satellites in an effort to support communications in remote areas and during natural disasters, ExecutiveBiz reported March 14. The company said March 13 this mobility technology …

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McAleese and Associates: CFO Kenneth Possenriede on Lockheed’s 2019 Priorities

McAleese and Associates has released a report on Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) 2019 priorities as discussed by Chief Financial Officer Kenneth Possenriede at a JP Morgan conference on Thursday. Some of the priorities mentioned include the F-35 fighter aircraft program; missiles and fire control sector; hypersonics; and the restart of …

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ManTech Explores Space Sector as Portfolio Expansion Target; Damian DiPippa Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 1, 2019 — ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) is looking toward the space sector as an area of opportunity for new contracts as the company seeks to build on its revenue growth, ExecutiveBiz reported Sunday. Washington Business Journal reported Feb. 22 that the government information technology services …

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