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  • Maxar to Transfer Corporate HQ to Westminster, Colorado - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Maxar to Transfer Corporate HQ to Westminster, Colorado

    Maxar Technologies will relocate its corporate headquarters from San Francisco, California, to DigitalGlobe's existing facility in Westminster, Colorado. “This move represents an opportunity to bring together our executive leadership team in a common location, as well as to establish a base for our future shared-services organizations,“ Howard Lance, Maxar president and CEO, said in a statement […] More

  • Maxar Wins “˜Deal of the Year' Award; Howard Lance Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Maxar Wins “˜Deal of the Year' Award; Howard Lance Comments

    Maxar Technologies, formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates, has received SpaceNews' “Deal of the Year“ award in recognition of the company's acquisition of DigitalGlobe in an estimated $3.6 billion transaction. Maxar's predecessor MDA closed the deal in October in a push to offer imagery, satellite and geospatial services across the government and commercial sectors, Maxar said […] More

  • Executive Spotlight: Rob Zitz, SVP and Chief Strategy Officer at SSL Government Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Spotlight: Rob Zitz, SVP and Chief Strategy Officer at SSL Government Systems

    “I have been the ‘change agent’ throughout my career…understanding end users’ unmet needs is an absolute priority.” EM: Can you tell us a little bit about SSL Government Systems? Rob Zitz: SSL's Government Systems group is made up of highly experienced, cleared professionals with deep domain expertise in defense and intelligence missions. The group is […] More

  • Howard Lance: MDA Seeks to Diversify Into Earth Imagery Market Via DigitalGlobe Merger - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Howard Lance: MDA Seeks to Diversify Into Earth Imagery Market Via DigitalGlobe Merger

    Canada-based MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates expects its pending merger with Earth imaging services provider DigitalGlobe to help counterbalance the fluctuating revenues and profits of its commercial satellite manufacturing business, Space News reported Tuesday. MDA agreed to buy DigitalGlobe through an estimated $3.6 billion transaction in February. Howard Lance, MDA president and CEO, told investors Tuesday the pending deal seeks […] More

  • SSL, DARPA Finalize Agreement to Develop On-Orbit Spacecraft Servicing Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SSL, DARPA Finalize Agreement to Develop On-Orbit Spacecraft Servicing Tech

    Space Systems Loral has finalized an agreement with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop technologies that would help service and maintain spacecraft in geostationary orbit. SSL said Wednesday its team of engineers and technicians will perform work at a company facility in Palo Alto, California. DARPA and SSL unveiled a draft version of their public-private partnership agreement for the Robotic Servicing […] More

  • Howard L. Lance to Speak at Jefferies Conference in New York City - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Howard L. Lance to Speak at Jefferies Conference in New York City

    Howard L. Lance, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Harris Corporation, will be a featured speaker at the Jefferies 2011 Global Industrial and A&D Conference on Aug. 11 in New York City. Lance's presentation is scheduled to begin 8:30 a.m. Eastern time. A live webcast and replay of the presentation will be available at […] More

  • Harris Sets Official Opening of Virginia Cyber Integration Center for May 27 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris Sets Official Opening of Virginia Cyber Integration Center for May 27

    Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) announced it will officially open its new Harrisonburg, Va.-based Cyber Integration Center this week. The high-security 140,000 square-foot facility was designed and built with industry leading partners VCE, EMC, VMware, RSA, Cisco, HP, BMC and Lee Technologies and will offer technology and cloud-computing services for the government market. In attendance for […] More

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    Harris' Howard Lance Joins DC Business Roundtable

    Howard Lance, chairman, president and CEO of Harris Corporation, has been chosen to join Business Roundtable, a Washington, D.C.,-based association of industry and technology business leaders. “I am excited to have the opportunity to work with other CEOs to formulate positive policy recommendations designed to help spur economic growth,” Lance said. “The Business Roundtable’s vast […] More

  • Harris Kicks Off Middle East Partnership - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris Kicks Off Middle East Partnership

    Harris Corporation will partner with Middle East technology company Atlas Telecom to provide communications intelligence services to the UAE, the companies announced this week in Abu Dhabi. The new joint venture will focus on large scale, mission-critical intelligence systems, and will take place under the name of a joint venture company, Harris Atlas. One of […] More

  • New Joint Venture Harris Atlas to Deliver Intelligence Solutions in the Middle East - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    New Joint Venture Harris Atlas to Deliver Intelligence Solutions in the Middle East

    Harris Corporation and Middle East telecom systems and security provider Atlas Telecom yesterday launched a new joint venture, Harris Atlas, which will deliver intelligence solutions specifically designed for the United Arab Emirates. The partnership will be officially announced at a press conference at Harris Atlas’ new headquarters in Abu Dhabi, which will be attended by […] More

  • Harris Promotes Educational Events for National Aerospace Week - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris Promotes Educational Events for National Aerospace Week

    Harris Corporation held events for local schools and families of employees in honor of National Aerospace Week, which took place Sept. 12-18. Activities were held at schools in Washington, D.C., Florida and Colorado, where Harris has major company locations. Students at these schools benefited from space-themed lessons and aerospace career days, while children of employees […] More

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