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L3 to Offer Intelsat Broadband Service to Gov’t Aviation Clients

Intelsat and L3 Technologies have teamed up to bring a satellite-based broadband service to U.S. government aviation users. L3 will integrate Intelsat’s FlexAir broadband service into its portfolio to provide in-flight communications capability for warfighters, government officials and cargo aircraft as well as support intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations, Intelsat said Friday. “FlexAir will …

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CAE Expands Defense & Security Business Footprint With New Australia Office

CAE‘s defense and security unit has opened a new office in Canberra, Australia, and exhibited company-built simulation products during the inauguration ceremony. The company said Wednesday Christopher Pyne, Australian minister for defense industry, and Ian Bell, vice president and general manager of CAE’s operations in Asia-Pacific and the Middle East, attended the formal …

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Tanaz Shahrzad: GCS to Help Lockheed Update Federal Acquisition Service’s Applications

Lockheed Martin will work with professional services contractor GCS to refresh the application infrastructure for the General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service under a potential $400 million task order. Lockheed selected McLean, Virginia-based GCS to provide operation, maintenance, enhancement and development services for the CIO Applications, Maintenance, Enhancements, and Operations as a subcontractor, GCS …

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GCS, Sharpe Engineering Team to Build Streaming Analytics Tools; Jim Sharpe, Alex Philp Comment

GCS has partnered with Sharpe Engineering to develop streaming analytics products for verticals such as healthcare, cybersecurity and government by combining the companies’ geospatial and big data analytics technologies. The companies said Tuesday the products will be based on IBM InfoSphere Streams and employ real-time analytical processing applications. “We will …

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David Edgarton Named GCS Director of Business Development

David Edgarton has been hired by GCS, a geospatial solutions company, as a new business development director. The company is currently undergoing an expansion into custom big data. Edgarton is a former U.S. Navy Electronic Attack Squadron commanding officer, GCS announced Tuesday. Alex Philp, GCS president, said the company’s new …

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L-3 Subsidiary Wins Potential $500M Contract for Military Satellite Systems; Bob Jacobson Comments

L-3 Communications announced Tuesday its GCS subsidiary was awarded a potential $500 million contract to produce Very Small Aperture Terminal satellite systems for the U.S. Special Operations Command. The New York, Ny.-based firm said the systems will enable global connectivity to tactically deployed special operations forces. Bob Jacobson, president of …

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Nicole Geller Selected For Smart CEO Achievement Award

GCS Founder and CEO Nicole Geller was selected to receive a business achievement award from Smart CEO magazine. The company said she will accept a 2012 Brava! Women Business Achievement Award July 24 at the Kellog Conference Center at Gallaudet University in Washington. Geller founded the McLean, Va.-based government acquisition …

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SmartCEO Names MTSI, GCS to Future 50 List

SmartCEO magazine has recognized Modern Technology Solutions Inc. and GCS as among the Washington area’s 50 fastest growing companies. SmartCEO is featuring its Future 50 list on the cover of its January issue. The magazine bases its list on employee revenue and growth over the past three years. SmartCEO says …

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