HawkEye 360 Leverages Machine Learning from AWS to Optimize Maritime Security and Vessel Monitoring Capabilities

April 20, 2021 – HawkEye 360, the first commercial company to use formation-flying satellites to create a new class of radio frequency (RF) data and analytics, today announced the development of new maritime security and vessel monitoring capabilities that combine HawkEye 360’s powerful RF geolocation services with a customized machine learning model developed through Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) Machine Learning…

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Leidos completes acquisition of Gibbs & Cox

May 7, 2021 – Leidos Holdings today announced the completed acquisition of Gibbs & Cox, Inc. for approximately $380 million in cash. The transaction was previously announced on Feb. 23, 2021. Gibbs & Cox will operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary and will be combined with Leidos’ maritime systems division. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, Gibbs & Cox is the largest independent…

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HMAS Larrakia supports Solomon Islands’ COVID-19 response

May 8, 2021 – Royal Australian Navy vessel HMAS Larrakia will arrive in Solomon Islands this week to support the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force’s (RSIPF) COVID-19 response. Larrakia will conduct maritime surveillance activities in the western border region at the request of the Solomon Islands Government. Commanding Officer of HMAS Larrakia, Lieutenant Commander Dan Lindquist, said the deployment is…

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Texas A&M Maritime Academy Vessel Name Announced

May 7, 2021 – The Texas A&M Maritime Academy on the Galveston Campus of Texas A&M University has received notification from the U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administration (MARAD) that the National Security Multi-Mission Vessel (NSMV) expected to arrive on campus in 2025 will be named the Lone Star State. The ship is the fourth in a new class series…

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