Tag Archives: space systems

David King, Group President for Dynetics at Leidos, Named to 2021 Wash100 for Leading Dynetics Acquisition; Expanding Leidos' Technical Capabilities

David King Group President

Executive Mosaic has announced that David King, group president for Dynetics at Leidos, has received the first Wash100 Award, the most respected and coveted award in all of government contracting (GovCon), of his long career in the federal sector for his leadership and innovation as Dynetics works to expand the Leidos Innovations Center's technical capabilities. 

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KBR Wins $539M Task Order to Support USAF’s National Space Capabilities Program; Stuart Bradie Quoted

Stuart Bradie President

KBR has been awarded a five-year, $539 million cost-plus-award-fee engineering task order to support rapid prototyping and fielding of systems for the U.S. Air Force's Tactical Exploitation of National Capabilities (TENCAP) program. The Air Force's program aims to support operational requirements by applying national space capabilities at the tactical level.

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General Atomics Test-Fires Blitzer Railgun Projectiles; Nick Bucci Comments

General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems business has used a three-megajoule railgun system to fire three guidance electronics unit-equipped hypersonic projectiles during a test series at the U.S. Army‘s Dugway Proving Ground in Utah. The company said Wednesday that the Blitzer railgun fired the projectiles at launch accelerations at a speed more than 30,000 times …

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DARPA Calls for New Military Tech Concepts

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will host a virtual Proposers Day on May 3-4 to discuss an upcoming broad agency announcement that will seek proposals for “innovative” military technologies. DARPA said Tuesday its Tactical Technology Office regularly holds Proposers Days to outline technologies that the office is most interested in and to …

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General Atomics Gets NOAA Tornado Detection Research Grant; Nick Bucci Comments

General Atomics' electromagnetic systems business has secured a grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to research a method for direct tornado detection. The company said Wednesday it will form a collaborative research team with the University of Alabama in Huntsville, which also received a separate NOAA grant, to study the use of …

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DARPA to Hold Proposers Day for Military Tech Systems Ideas; Brad Tousley Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Tactical Technology Office will hold a proposers day on April 20 and 21 to discuss ways to develop new military technology systems and seek potential contributors. DARPA said Wednesday it is searching for ideas in agile development, autonomous or cooperative unmanned systems, weapons, power and propulsion proposals for ground, maritime, air and space …

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Lockheed Names Rick Ambrose Space Systems VP

Lockheed Martin has appointed Rick Ambrose vice president and deputy of the space systems business, the company announced Thursday. He will report to Joanne Maguire, an executive vice president, in the newly-created position. Ambrose previously served as head of the information systems and global solutions-national business area and GovCon Wire …

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Lockheed Exec Inducted into National Academy of Engineering

Joanne Maguire, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin’s space systems company, was formally inducted into the National Academy of Engineering in Washington Sunday. Maguire's citation recognizes her for “individual and team leadership of successful space programs.“ She becomes one of only 2,290 U.S. members and 202 foreign associates elected to the …

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