Tag Archives: Asia

Thales Opens Cybersecurity Operation Center in Hong Kong

Thales has established a Hong Kong-based cybersecurity hub in a move to provide continuous cyber surveillance services to customers throughout Asia. The facility is Thales’ fifth Cybersecurity Operation Center in the world and will support the company’s efforts to help mitigate cyber threats facing government agencies, financial institutions, critical infrastructure operators and enterprises in …

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Intelsat Launches Second Satellite for C- and Ku-Band Capacity in EMEA Region

Intelsat has launched a Boeing-manufactured high throughput satellite aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle on Wednesday from French Guiana as part of a project designed to bring C- and Ku-band capacity to Africa, Europe, Middle East and Asia. Intelsat said Wednesday Intelsat 33e, the second of a planned seven EpicNG satellite project, will join Intelsat 29e to …

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Lockheed Eyes Potential $15B India-Based F-16 Production Line; George Standridge Comments

Lockheed Martin has proposed to transfer all production of the company’s F-16 fighter jet from its Fort Worth, Texas aeronautics facility to India in an effort to fulfill up to $15 billion in exports, Economic Times reported Thursday. Manu Pubby writes the U.S. government supports the Lockheed proposal to set up the F-16 line in India under …

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Jeff Stevens: New Ensco Office to Support Australia Rail Sector Clients

Ensco has established a branch office in Perth, Australia, that will offer project delivery and support services to the Australian rail transport industry. The company said Wednesday it opened the new office in response to a growth of the firm’s railway maintenance planning technology and asset condition assessment offerings. Jeff Stevens, vice president …

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Lou Von Thaer on His 2016 DynCorp Outlook & The Int’l GovCon Market Picture

Lou Von Thaer began a new phase of his nearly three-decade GovCon career in Summer 2015 when McLean, Virginia-based DynCorp International appointed him to the chief executive post. He joined DynCorp from a two-year stint at Leidos as national security sector president, which was preceded by a decade at General Dynamics as head of …

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BAE Vet Christine Zeitz Joins Lockheed to Head Asian, Australian Tech Business; Roy Stevens Comments

Christine Zeitz, formerly president for the Northeast Asia region at BAE Systems PLC, has been appointed to succeed Julie Dunlap as vice president and managing director  Lockheed Martin’s information systems and global solutions business in Asia and Australia. Lockheed said Monday Zeitz will oversee efforts to expand the IS&GS segment into new markets …

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