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October 11, 2017

U.S. Air Force Declares First Lockheed Martin GPS III Satellite “Available for Launch”

DENVER – Ushering in a new era of advanced Global Positioning System (GPS) technology, the U.S. Air Force declared the first Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-built GPS III satellite “Available for Launch.”   The Air Force’s “AFL” declaration is the final acceptance of Lockheed Martin’s first GPS III Space Vehicle (GPS III SV01) prior to its

October 11, 2017

Mapbox Announces $164 Million Series C Financing Led by the SoftBank Vision Fund

SAN FRANCISCO - Mapbox, the mapping and location platform for developers, today announced a $164 million Series C funding round led by the SoftBank Vision Fund, with participation from existing investors including Foundry Group, DFJ Growth, DBL Partners, and Thrive Capital. Mapbox provides developers and businesses with maps, location search, and direction services that are specific

October 11, 2017

FLIR Systems Awarded $6.8 Million Contract for Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance Systems for Australian Army

WILSONVILLE, Ore. - FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR) has been awarded a $6.8 Million firm-fixed-price order to deliver Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance Systems (PRS) in support of the Australian Army. The units delivered under this contract will support platoon and troop level organic surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities. The Australian Army previously purchased the Black Hornet PRS

October 11, 2017

Flirtey Partners with Pioneering Ambulance Service to Launch First Emergency Drone Delivery Program in United States

RENO, Nev.- Flirtey, the leading drone delivery service, and REMSA, a community-integrated emergency medical services provider, today announced a partnership to launch the first automated external defibrillator (AED) drone delivery service in the United States. Cardiac arrest is the leading cause of natural death in America, with more than 350,000 out-of-hospital cases each year, according

October 11, 2017

UltiSat Awarded CTC Task Order to Provide Commercial SATCOM Services for Global Hawk UAV Operations

GAITHERSBURG, Md.- UltiSat, Inc., a leading provider of end-to-end managed satellite communications networks and high-touch professional services, announced that it was recently awarded a COMSATCOM Transponded Capacity (CTC) task order by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization (DITCO) under the Future COMSATCOM Services Acquisition (FCSA) Schedule 70 contract vehicle. Under

October 10, 2017

DARPA Awards Aerojet Rocketdyne Contract to Develop Hypersonic Advanced Full Range Engine

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), has entered into an agreement with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop and ground test an innovative propulsion system under the agency’s Advanced Full Range Engine (AFRE) program. “Through the AFRE program, we aim to mature the design

October 10, 2017

Leica Geosystems Takes Top Honour in the Wichmann Innovations Award at INTERGEO 2017

Heerbrugg, Switzerland – Leica Geosystems, industry leader in measurement technology, was recently awarded the first-place prize in the Wichmann Innovations Award programme held during the INTERGEO conference and trade fair in Berlin, Germany. The Wichmann Innovations Award is presented by publisher Wichmann Verlag, well known for its expertise in professional magazines and specialist books for

October 10, 2017

LAStools Win Big at INTERGEO Taking Home Two Innovation Awards

At INTERGEO 2017 in Berlin, rapidlasso GmbH – the makers of the popular LiDAR processing software LAStools – were awarded top honors in both of the categories they had been nominated for: most innovative software and most innovative startup. The third award for most innovative hardware went to Leica Geosystems for the BLK360 terrestrial scanner. The annual Wichman

October 10, 2017

Orbit Logic Awarded Navy Autonomy Contract

GREENBELT, MD  – Orbit Logic has teamed with the University of Colorado Boulder’s Research and Engineering Center for Unmanned Vehicles (RECUV) on a Phase I Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) contract sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to develop a hierarchical autonomous mission planning and execution capability for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) that

October 10, 2017

MDA Completes Acquisition of DigitalGlobe, Creates Industry Leader in Satellite Systems, Earth Imagery, Geospatial Solutions and Analytics

SAN FRANCISCO and VANCOUVER - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company providing technology solutions to commercial and government organizations worldwide, today announced it has completed its acquisition of DigitalGlobe, Inc. ("DigitalGlobe"), the global leader in high resolution Earth imagery and information about our changing planet.

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