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  • Bill Phelps, Adam Sohn Take Lockheed Comms VP Roles - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Bill Phelps, Adam Sohn Take Lockheed Comms VP Roles

    Bill Phelps, former director of worldwide media relations at Lockheed Martin, has been appointed vice president for external communications of the company. Lockheed said Wednesday it also named Adam Sohn, former director of strategic communications at Amazon‘s devices and services business, as VP of space communications. Phelps will succeed Nettie Johnson, who will retire from by the end of […] More

  • NASA Eyes Use of Cognitive Radio to Address Space Comms Challenges - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA Eyes Use of Cognitive Radio to Address Space Comms Challenges

    NASA looks to use cognitive radios to meet increased demand for space data and optimize the efficiency of space communications systems. The agency said Saturday software-defined radios such as cognitive radios apply artificial intelligence to utilize unused but licensed portions of the electromagnetic spectrum without human intervention. Cognitive radios could also address communications challenges posed by the space […] More

  • Frost & Sullivan Report: Govt-Military Sector Accounts for 87% of US Satellite Service Spending - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Frost & Sullivan Report: Govt-Military Sector Accounts for 87% of US Satellite Service Spending

    A new report from Frost & Sullivan estimates the U.S. government and military sector currently accounts for 87.2 percent of the country’s overall satellite services spending. The research firm’s “U.S. Government and Military Satellite Market, Forecast to 2022” report also shows that SES and Intelsat have the biggest presence in the domestic military market with a combined 57.7 percent market share, Frost & Sullivan said […] More

  • Executive Profile: Edward Sayadian, Exelis Civil & Aerospace Systems VP - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Profile: Edward Sayadian, Exelis Civil & Aerospace Systems VP

    Ed Sayadian serves as vice president of civil and aerospace systems within Exelis“™ information systems division, where he oversees performance, strategy and customer relations. Sayadian leads Exelis“™ initiatives to manage the Federal Aviation Administration“™s Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcasting program, part of the FAA“™s effort to fulfill air transportation needs in the U.S. He also supervises NASA“™s space […] More

  • Space Communications Not as Sci-Fi as it Sounds - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Space Communications Not as Sci-Fi as it Sounds

    Space communications will play a role as an electronic warfare force multiplier as electronic warfare becomes progressively integrated and continually evolves, predicts a new report by Strategy Analytics. Unlike other physical weapons, electronic warfare is not limited to using tanks, aircraft and ships that are specific to air, sea or land. The weaponry consists of […] More

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