Tag Archives: commercial

Lockheed Martin, Omnispace Join Forces to Create Space-Based 5G Capability; Rick Ambrose Quoted

Rick Ambrose

Lockheed Martin announced on Tuesday the company has entered into a strategic interest agreement with Omnispace LLC to explore creating 5G capability from outer space jointly. The companies’ shared vision to revolutionize mobile communication with a global 5G space solution would be the first-ever dual-use 5G platform for commercial and government missions.  

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Pine Island Names David Wajsgras, Matthew Levine as Partners

David Wajsgras

Pine Island Capital Partners has appointed David Wajsgras, a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, and Matthew Levine to serve as partners and on the firm’s investment committee. Wajsgras will bring two decades of experience at the senior executive management level, where he has provided operational, strategic and financial leadership across the aerospace, commercial and defense industries.

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ECS Recognized as CAP Federal Services Preferred Employer; Aaron Burciaga Quoted

Aaron Burciaga

ECS has been recognized as the first Certified Analytics Professionals (CAP) Preferred Employer in the federal services space. “We are thrilled to be named a CAP Preferred Employer,” said Aaron Burciaga, senior director of analytics and artificial intelligence at ECS. “This recognition furthers the investments that ECS makes in its employees.”

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CALIBRE Names Emile Trombetti VP, CGO; Richard Pineda Quoted

Emile Trombetti

CALIBRE Systems has appointed Emile Trombetti as vice president and chief growth officer (CGO) to lead strategic growth and collaborate with operational divisions. With more than 30 years of experience, Emile has a broad base of industry experience that spans federal government, financial services, manufacturing, telecommunications, energy and automotive.

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Radiance Technologies Promotes Tim Tinsley as EVP of Defense

Tim Tinsley

Radiance Technologies has promoted Tim Tinsley as executive vice president for the company’s Defense Sector, Radiance reported on Thursday. Prior to his promotion, Tinsley served as senior vice president of the Integration and Prototyping Group. Tinsley joined Radiance in 2004, and he has held a variety of senior leadership roles.

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CNN: US to Blame Iran for 2013 Hack on NY Dam

The U.S. government plans to blame Iran in a public statement for a 2013 cyber breach on a dam based 30 miles north of New York City, CNN reported Thursday. Evan Perez and Shimon Prokupecz write the Justice Department will issue an indictment within the week against hackers investigators believe are working …

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Wendy Masiello: DCMA in Hiring Process & Seeks Private Sector Collaboration for Commercial Item ‘Centers of Excellence’

The Defense Contract Management Agency is in the process of hiring personnel for its network of “centers of excellence” that aim to give procurement and contracting officers guidance on what constitutes as a commercial item versus a non-commercial product, DCMA’s director has told ExecutiveGov. Air Force Lt. Gen. Wendy Masiello, who has …

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Report: Nick Nayak to Leave DHS for Private Sector

Nick Nayak, chief procurement officer at the Department of Homeland Security for nearly three-and-a-half years, will leave the government in July and explore opportunities in the private sector, the Washington Business Journal reported Tuesday. Jill Aitoro writes that Nayak could stay at DHS past his planned departure date to help with the …

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DNI James Clapper Backs Govt Approval of Commercial 25-CM Imagery

National Intelligence Director James Clapper supports DigitalGlobe‘s application for a license to offer satellite images with a 25-centimeter spatial resolution to non-U.S. government clients, Space News reported Tuesday. Mike Gruss writes that Clapper’s recommendation on high-resolution commercial imagery has been submitted to the White House. “As far as I’m concerned, it certainly …

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