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Rick Ambrose: Lockheed-Boeing Team Seeks ‘Prudent’ Approach to Vulcan Rocket Development

Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin‘s space systems segment, has said Lockheed and Boeing are committed to fund the development of their 50-50 joint venture’s Vulcan rocket, Space News reported Thursday. Mike Gruss writes Ambrose told a press briefing at the Satellite 2016 conference in Maryland that uncertainty on how to …

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Ed Sayadian: NextGen Aviation Improvement Programs Need Long-Term Investments

Ed Sayadian, president of mission networks at Harris Corp., has said Congress should continue to advance long-term investments in the Federal Aviation Administration’s NextGen programs and other aviation modernization initiatives. “Without this investment, the significant and important modernization gains will be threatened, subjecting passengers to unnecessary delays and sustaining aviation …

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Motorola Solutions Invests in Public Safety Collab Tech; Paul Steinberg Comments

Motorola Solutions has pumped cash into BlueLine Grid’s suite of messaging products in an effort to help provide collaboration tools to public safety, security and law enforcement officials. BlueLine offers messaging, location, conferencing, virtual command and file-sharing to clients for internal communications, BlueLine said Friday. Paul Steinberg, Motorola Solutions chief …

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In-Q-Tel Invests in Magnet Forensics for Digital Evidence Analysis Tech

The Intelligence Community’s venture capital arm In-Q-Tel has invested in digital forensics software developer Magnet Forensics and established a strategic partnership that seeks to support national security and law enforcement agencies. “Our strategic partnership with IQT and, in turn, the U.S. Intelligence Community will help us better understand the evolving nature of …

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Hera Systems to Launch 1st Satellites in Oct 2016; Bobby Machinski Comments

Hera Systems plans to launch its first imaging satellites in October 2016 after it completed preliminary design review of the spacecraft and secured an initial round of funds from investors led by Firsthand Capital. The company said Thursday the nine-satellite constellation will work to produce images and video that its analytics platform will utilize …

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In-Q-Tel to Help Bring Celect’s Choice Modeling Tool to Intell Market; Robert Ames Comments

In-Q-Tel has invested in Boston-based technology startup Celect to help develop and offer a customer choice modeling platform in the U.S. intelligence sector. The Celect Optimization Platform is designed to allow retail planners, merchandisers and inventory analysts to manage product assortments and analyze purchasing behavior of customers, IQT said Sept. …

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Business Incubator 1776 Unveils $12M Seed Fund for Startups

Washington-based business incubator 1776 has launched a $12.5 million seed fund for pre-Series A startups in the fields of education, energy, health, smart cities and transportation. The company said Tuesday it is looking to invest in early-stage businesses that can potentially disrupt regulated industries. “Technology is permeating the global economy and unmooring …

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