Tag Archives: special operations

Kymeta Produces, Markets Electronically-Steered Flat Satellite Antennas

Kymeta has begun production of electronically-steered flat satellite antennas in partnership with government clients, Space News reported Monday. A hundred of these Mtenna flat satellite antennas have already been shipped across 23 countries. The antennas have been used with military-grade armored vehicles and ships made to operate in austere environments. The company …

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Air Force, Ohio State University Partner for Human Performance Monitoring Research Initiative

Ohio State University and the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing have signed a cooperative research-and-development agreement with the goal to create human performance monitoring processes for the battlefield. The U.S. Air Force said Nov. 30 the partnership will offer 711th HPW access to data  on the university’s Division 1 college …

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Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe Seeks to Grow Services Business Through Radiant Group Purchase

Tony Frazier, senior vice president of government solutions at DigitalGlobe, has said the addition of geospatial information services contractor The Radiant Group to DigitalGlobe would help the latter build up its services business. Frazier wrote in a blog post published Wednesday that he expects the potential combination with Radiant to help DigitalGlobe’s intelligence solutions …

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CEO Brad Feldmann Details Cubic’s C4ISR Push, Defense Business Investments

In a one-year span that featured announcements of three acquisitions, Cubic Corp. unveiled a nearly $400 million bet that the C4ISR market will spur long-term growth in the San Diego-based contractor’s global defense business that represents roughly 60 percent of its estimated $1.5 billion in revenue. Cubic made its first move of that C4ISR expansion effort in December 2014 …

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Ray Whitehead on General Dynamics’ Cyber Focus in Healthcare Market, His Role in Tech Strategy

Ray Whitehead manages functions such as business development operations and industry relationships for General Dynamics Information Technology — the defense contractor’s IT business unit — in his role as VP of business development and strategic planning. Whitehead, a retired U.S. Army armor officer joined the IT unit at its inception in 2006 through a …

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Raytheon to Install Sensors on US Sikorsky Helicopters, Turboprop Airplanes

Raytheon‘s space and airborne systems unit has been awarded $22.9 million in contracts to help install multispectral sensor systems on U.S. military helicopters and airplanes, Avionics Intelligence reported Sunday. John Keller writes the company will fit the Multispectral Targeting System on U.S. Navy Sikorsky MH-60 helicopter and on the U.S. Air Force HC/MC-130J turboprop …

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Executive Profile: Tiffany Jones, iSIGHT Partners Chief Revenue Officer

Tiffany Jones serves as Chief Revenue Officer for iSIGHT Partners where she is responsible for managing the sales, marketing, product management, business development, channel and delivery teams. She previously served as the director of Symantec’s public sector programs and strategic initiative teams where she was responsible for developing and managing Symantec’s partnerships and programs strategy …

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QinetiQ North America Wins Air Force Special Operations Weather Tool Order; Andrew Rogers Comments

A U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command group has ordered systems and radiosondes from QinetiQ North America for special operations weather teams. QNA designed the Tactical Atmospheric Sounding Kit to measure and broadcast wind speed, wind direction, pressure, temperature and humidity as it elevates to altitudes of up to 45,000 feet on a small …

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Executive Profile: Darin Powers, DynCorp International VP of Intell Training and Solutions Business

Darin Powers serves as vice president of DynCorp International‘s intelligence training and solutions business where he oversees the company’s intelligence community and special operations-focused business. He has served in this role since January 2011 and joined DynCorp in October 2009. Prior to his current position, he served as vice president of operations …

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MacAulay-Brown to Help AF Special Ops Command Process Intell

MacAulay-Brown has won a $30,913,181 contract modification to continue supporting the processing and disseminating of intelligence for the Air Force‘s Special Operations Command, the Defense Department said Monday. This modification exercises the first option year of the original contract. Work will occur in Hurlburt Field, Fla., home to the command’s …

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Executive Profile: Darin Powers, DynCorp Intell VP

Darin Powers is vice president of DynCorp International‘s intelligence training and solutions business, where he oversees the company’s intelligence community- and special operations-focused business. He has served in this position since January 2011 and joined the company in October 2009. Prior to his current position, he served as vice president …

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