Lockheed, University Partner for SmallSat Launch Initiative

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Lockheed Martin has partnered with the University of Southern California to launch student-made CubeSat small satellites, SpaceNews reported Tuesday. Students from the university will produce the CubeSats that will undergo integration with a payload built on Lockheed's SmartSat software-defined architecture. SmartSat allows satellite operators to conduct in-orbit mission shifts.

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Baird Scores Again with EverWatch, BrainTrust Holdings Acquisition Deal; John Song, Jean Stack Quoted

John Song, Managing Director of Baird

EverWatch announced its acquisition of BrainTrust Holdings, a leading provider of innovative technology solutions to the intelligence and defense communities, on Monday for an undisclosed sum to further expand technical service offerings and contract pursuits in the intelligence sector. The deal was overseen by Baird, who served as the exclusive financial advisor to BrainTrust for the acquisition.

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DHS Issues Phase Two Small Business Contracts for Credential Security Tech to Oasys International, Waverly Labs

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Oasys International and Waverly Labs have received a combined total of $1.97M in awards to develop credential security technologies for first responders under agreements with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The two companies will develop Identity, Credential and Access Management (ICAM) on-the-fly tools that support interoperability, security and scalability across first responder operations. 

 

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Former Verizon Exec Peter Davidson Joins Intelsat as Global Gov’t Affairs, Policy VP

Peter Davidson

Peter Davidson, who previously served as an executive at Verizon Communications and general counsel at the Department of Commerce, has joined Intelsat as vice president of global government affairs and policy. He will be responsible for developing Intelsat's global government engagement strategy and will work from its office in McLean, Va., the communications satellite company said Monday.

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Constellis Reports Key Contract Wins; Tim Reardon Quoted

Tim Reardon

Constellis has won several contracts since its restructuring in late March. Key contract wins include a $198M task order to provide security operations support for the Department of Defense at Camp Buehring and Camp Arifjan in Kuwait; $75M contract for security, counterterrorism, fire protection and mail room services at the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant in Missouri; and a $33M contract with the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Protective Service for work at the St. Elizabeths campus in Washington, D.C.

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