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Maxar Technologies Subsidiary Gets NGA Satellite Imagery Services Contract Renewed

A Maxar Technologies subsidiary has received a $44M renewal to continue work under a National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency-awarded contract for satellite imagery services. The company said Wednesday its DigitalGlobe subsidiary will continue to provide access to high-resolution satellite imagery within two to four hours of data gathering under the Global Enhanced GEOINT …

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Executive Spotlight: An Interview With Tim Gillespie, VP of Business Development at SSL, A Maxar Technologies Company

ExecutiveBiz talked with Tim Gillespie, vice president of business development for national programs, about SSL’s recent space initiatives, current technological capabilities and relationship supporting the U.S. Air Force. “Our focus is to ensure that the U.S. government maintains superiority in space, which is becoming an increasingly contested environment. SSL is …

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SSL’s Rob Zitz: Maxar Technologies to Grow US Govt Business via ISR Offerings

Rob Zitz, senior vice president and chief strategy officer at Space Systems Loral‘s government systems business, has said Maxar Technologies will work to grow its business with the U.S. government through “persistent” intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance offerings, Via Satellite reported Wednesday. SSL’s parent company MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates acquired DigitalGlobe earlier …

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Tony Frazier on Maxar’s Use of Commercial Tech to Support National Security Missions

Tony Frazier EVP Maxar Technologies

Tony Frazier, executive vice president of global field operations at Maxar Technologies and a four-time Wash100 awardee, said the company uses commercial technology advancements to help the U.S. government manage national security operations and address various threats from near peer competitors, the ongoing global health crisis and extreme weather events.

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Maxar Secures Army Imagery Ground Tech Delivery Contract; Tony Frazier Quoted

Tony Frazier EVP Maxar

Maxar Technologies has been awarded a potential eight-year, $49 million, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract by the U.S. Army Geospatial Center to deliver portable, direct-downlink tactical ground systems that will provide critical geospatial intelligence to users in remote locations. The contract includes two initial task orders worth a combined $8 million.

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Travis Hartman: Maxar-AWS Partnership Helps NOAA Build Cloud-Based Computing Tech

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Maxar Technologies collaborated with Amazon Web Services to build a cloud-based computing technology designed to accelerate processing of global weather data at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, SiliconANGLE reported Tuesday. “We knew NOAA had capabilities of weather prediction models in traditional on-premises, big beefy high-performance supercomputers, but we wanted to do it in the cloud; we wanted to use AWS as a key partner,” said Travis Hartman, director of analytics and weather at Maxar.

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