MAG Aerospace Recognized as Top 50 Fastest Growing company in DC Area

Woodbridge, VA – October 27, 2016 – MAG Aerospace was recognized by the Washington Business Journal as being among the top 50 fastest growing companies in the Washington, DC region. MAG has experienced three back to back years of nearly 100% growth, with over 950 employees on five continents and over $150M in annual revenue. To read the announcement of this years winners, click here

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About MAG Aerospace
MAG Aerospace, headquartered in Woodbridge, VA, is a leader in providing and enabling global situational awareness to make the world smaller and safer. Private equity backed by the Clairvest Group, MAG Aerospace delivers manned aerial surveillance (Airborne ISR), unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), and aviation training services to federal, global, and commercial customers around the world.  MAG Aerospace is a MAG Global Company.  For more information, visit www.magaero.com.

MAG Welcomes Louie Duran as Senior Law Enforcement Advisor

capturelouieWoodbridge, VA – October 12, 2016 – MAG is excited to welcome former Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Aero Bureau Captain Louie Duran as a Senior Law Enforcement Aviation Advisor.

For five years of his law enforcement career, Louie Duran worked for the Office of Homeland Security, assigned to Aero Bureau Operations. Remaining in the OHS until 2013, and being a certified pilot himself (fixed wing and rotary), he oversaw the aviation unit as the Unit commander, managing 96 total personnel, a fleet of 25 aircrafts, and an $11 million maintenance budget. During his time as Unit Commander, Captain Louie Duran became responsible for the largest aircraft acquisition in the county’s history.

In his 36-year career in law enforcement, Louie Duran worked in numerous bureaus of law enforcements including Operation Safe Streets (OSS) in Los Angeles, providing gang suppression and investigation support to the jurisdictions of Los Angeles, CA, for nine years as a Sergeant. In 2003, Louie Duran was promoted to Lieutenant, becoming Watch Commander at the Los Angeles Sheriffs Department Inmate Reception Center (IRC) for five years. During that time, he was assigned at Norwalk Station as Detective Bureau Commander.

Louie Duran studied Civil Engineering in 1975 at California State University, Long Beach. He later received an Associate of Arts degree in Liberal Arts from Mount San Antonio College in 1987, the same year he graduated from the 151st Class of the National Academy of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He later attended USC Viterbi School of Engineering from 2008-2012.

MAG Aero Australia Reception

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JOE FLUET

PRESIDENT OF MAG GLOBAL

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WEDNESDAY 12 OCTOBER 2016 BETWEEN 5.30-7.30pm

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MAG included in Secure Our Oceans maritime technology website launched by the Stimson Center and National Geographic ahead of the US State Dept. Our Ocean Conference

Woodbridge, VA – September 16, 2016 –Technology – like Airborne C4ISR – is important to prevent illegal fishing and to safeguard marine protected areas (MPAs) around the world. Just ahead of a global conference hosted by the United States, the Stimson Center and National Geographic’s Pristine Seas project are launching Secure Our Oceans – an online platform featuring maritime enforcement technologies needed to protect our oceans.

MAG Aerospace is proud to be part of the first 120 technologies that are part of the solution to safeguard MPAs and combat illegal fishing – a U.S. national and global security threat.

Watch the launch video, follow on twitter @secureoceans, visit the website or learn more about the project.

About MAG Aerospace

MAG Aerospace, headquartered in Woodbridge, VA, is a leader in providing and enabling global situational awareness to make the world smaller and safer. Private equity backed by the Clairvest Group, MAG Aerospace delivers manned aerial surveillance (Airborne ISR), unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), and aviation training services to federal, global, and commercial customers around the world.  MAG Aerospace is a MAG Global Company.  For more information, visit www.magaero.com.

MAG CEO Joe Fluet Featured in Virginia Business

Earlier this year MAG Aerospace graduated from the Virginia Economic Development Partnership’s (VEDP) Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) Program and Virginia Business interviewed MAG Aerospace’s CEO Joe Fluet about his experience with the program and how it benefited international growth. An excerpt from the article is below, visit Virginia Business online here to read the full article.

Exporting Push
June 29, 2016
by Jessica Sabbath

A new focus on trade

For years, Virginia’s business community has sought ways to increase exporting opportunities. “We have been looking at international trade as an important feature of transitioning into a new Virginia economy,” says Barry DuVal, president and CEO of the Richmond-based Virginia Chamber of Commerce. “We recognize that 95 percent of the world’s population lives outside the U.S., and providing more tools for businesses to export their products and services will provide more opportunities in the world market.”

VEDP’s International Trade division now houses Virginia’s export-assistance programs, which have received rave reviews from many companies. “I haven’t run into another government organization that acts more like a consulting firm than VEDP,” says Joe Fluet, CEO of Momentum Aerospace Group, a firm that provides aerial surveillance to the U.S. government. The company recently expanded internationally, exporting to the United Arab Emirates, the Philippines, Canada, NATO and the United Nations.

The Woodbridge-based company graduated earlier this year from VEDP’s Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET), a two-year program designed to increase participants’ international sales. “We were treated like clients. They were responsive and tried to go above and beyond and cared a lot about whether I was happy or satisfied with their services,” says Fluet.

 

About MAG Aerospace
MAG Aerospace, headquartered in Woodbridge, VA, is a leader in providing and enabling global situational awareness to make the world smaller and safer. Private equity backed by the Clairvest Group, MAG Aerospace delivers manned aerial surveillance (Airborne ISR), unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), and aviation training services to federal, global, and commercial customers around the world.  MAG Aerospace is a MAG Global Company.  For more information, visit www.magaero.com.

About MAG Global
MAG Global solves the world’s toughest problems. Operating in over 20 countries on 5 continents, the MAG Global companies provide turn-key aviation, logistics, and life support services to federal, global, and commercial customers around the world. For more information, visit www.magglobalcompanies.com

 

Media Articles Featuring MAG & Logos Technology’s Successful WAMI Sensor Test [UPDATED 6/21/16]

Woodbridge, VA, June 15, 2016 – Airforce Technology, Yahoo!, Intelligence Community News, Shephard Media, Aviation Today, and many more are covering the successful test of the ultra-light Redkite wide-area motion imagery (WAMI) sensor.

Click here to read Aviation Week’s article.
Click here to read Intelligent Aerospace’s story.
Click here to read Airforce Technology’s article.
Click here to read Yahoo! Finance’s coverage.
Click here to read Intelligence Community News’ article.
Click here to read Shephard Media’s coverage.
Click here to read Aviation Today’s story.
Click here to read the article on Executive Biz Blog.
Click here to read MFRTech’s article.

Click here to learn more about the MAG and Logos Technology partnership.

About MAG Aerospace
MAG Aerospace, headquartered in Woodbridge, VA, is a leader in providing and enabling global situational awareness to make the world smaller and safer. Private equity backed by the Clairvest Group, MAG Aerospace delivers manned aerial surveillance (Airborne ISR), unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), and aviation training services to federal, global, and commercial customers around the world.  MAG Aerospace is a MAG Global Company.  For more information, visit www.magaero.com

MAG, Logos WAMI Test Featured in MFRTech

Woodbridge, VA, June 13, 2016 – MFRTech featured MAG and Logos Technology’s successful test of the ultra-light Redkite wide-area motion imagery (WAMI) sensor. Click here to read MFRTech’s article.

Click here to learn more about the MAG and Logos Technology partnership.

MAG and Logos Technologies Successfully Test Wide-Area Sensor for On-Demand Airborne ISR Services

Woodbridge, Va. – June 9, 2016 MAG Aerospace and Logos Technologies announced today that the ultra-light Redkite wide-area motion imagery (WAMI) sensor has been successfully tested aboard a Cessna 206 turboprop in Carthage, North Carolina.

The airborne test, which took place in late May, proved the viability of WAMI as an on-demand airborne service by streaming video down to Android tablets held by ground personnel.

“We’re on the cusp of offering, for the very first time, a cutting-edge turnkey solution that has never been available before,” says Joe Fluet, CEO at MAG Aerospace, which provides aerial training and sensing solutions.

Developed by Logos Technologies, Redkite weighs under 30lbs and features a 50-plus megapixel camera to image an area up to four kilometers (2.48 miles) in diameter (at 12,000 feet AGL), monitoring hundreds of movers at once.

Redkite can provide up to 10 video windows within its expansive field of view, allowing multiple users to stream and watch their own area of interest on tablets or other mobile devices.

In addition, Redkite records, stores, and processes all activity within its coverage area for up to eight hours, enabling users to rewind through imagery and analyze past events in real-time or forensically on the ground.

Despite these advanced capabilities, the entire system requires less than 250 watts to operate.

“Redkite is the smallest, most power-efficient WAMI system available on the market,” says John Marion, president of Logos Technologies.

MAG Aerospace plans to have the Cessna 206 and integrated Redkite pod, along with operators and maintenance crews, delivered to customers on short notice.

Uses for the turnkey WAMI solution include:

  1. Search and Rescue;
  2. Disaster Relief;
  3. Border and Event Security;
  4. Airborne Law Enforcement;
  5. Scientific Research; and
  6. Imagery Collection for Data Analytics.

Flying thousands of ISR missions and sensing 136.5 million square miles, MAG Aerospace has extensive experience supporting international, U.S. government and commercial customers.

“We look forward to working with customers, both here and around the world, who require on-demand WAMI solutions for a variety of mission sets,” Fluet says.

About MAG Aerospace
MAG Aerospace is a leader in providing and enabling global situational awareness to make the world smaller and safer. Privately equity backed by the Clairvest Group, MAG Aerospace delivers manned aerial surveillance (Airborne ISR), unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), aviation training, and aviation logistics services to federal, global, and commercial customers around the world. www.magaero.com

About Logos
Founded in 1996, Logos Technologies LLC is a diversified science, engineering and technology company specializing in the fields of advanced sensors, wide-area motion imagery, advanced analytics and processing of large, multisource datasets. Logos serves government customers, including the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and Department of Homeland Security, as well as a range of customers in commercial and international markets. www.logos-technologies.com

MAG, Logos WAMI Partnership Featured in DefenseTech

DefenseTech reporter Bryant Jordan interviewed MAG CEO Joe Fluet for a story on MAG and Logos Technology’s partnership to provide on-demand wide-area motion imagery (WAMI) with the Redkite sensor.

Logos Tests New Wide Area Surveillance Sensor
DefenseTech
May 25, 2016
By: Bryant Jordan

A company that provides domestic and international intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance services loaded a new sensor to a Cessna 337 just outside Fort Bragg, North Carolina, this month — a product touted as “truly transformational technology.”

The sensor is the latest version of Redkite, a wide-area motion imagery system manufactured for rotary- and fixed-wing aircraft by Logos Technologies.

In its latest version, Redkite comes in under 35 pounds — 5 pounds lighter than the one now available in the market — and draws less than 200 watts of power.

Doug Rombough, chief executive officer of the Fairfax, Virginia-based company, told DefenseTech the new system is able to scan a city-wide area in near real-time while recording and storing the imagery for analysis.

“I like to call it Wide Google Earth with DVR-like functionality,” he said. The system can also link to other sensors, enabling an operator to queue a full-motion video with high-definition and high-resolution in order to zoom in close to anything of interest, he said.

Logos built the system so that it could be used across the broad range of aviation while making sure it met all ISR requirements. It was not specifically designed with the Defense Department in mind, he said, but the Pentagon has shown an interest in it.

“We wanted to make sure it was light enough and platform agnostic enough to where the commercial sector would be interested in it,” he said, “everything from a Cessna to law enforcement helicopters.”

Joe Fluet, chief executive officer for MAG Aviation, an ISR provider that owns the Cessna that currently putting the Redkite through its places in North Carolina, said, “Everybody’s talking about WAMI these days, and that’s for good reason.

“But even within the WAMI world, Redkite is an extraordinary sensor,” he said. Fluet called it a “truly transformational technology” that will give customers — civilian or military — “a capability many of them know they want and in many instances don’t even know is available yet.”

Rombough said software developed by the company will enable operators to set up “watch boxes” for particular areas. If movement is detected within a “box,” a window pops open immediately and activity within it is recorded separately.

The operator can also open up multiple windows simultaneously, he said, and the imagery captured within each window can be relayed to up to 10 ground units. So, for example, someone on the ground with an android tablet or phone can pull down surveillance video on spots of particular interest in real time, including areas they may not be able to access right away.

“Redkite is the smallest and most power-efficient WAMI system available and we believe it’s going to be a strategic for aviation and defense,” Rombough said.

Depending on what kind of service package a buyer wants, the Redkite would sell for somewhere between $500,000 and $1 million, Rambough said.

IHS Jane’s 360 Covers MAG, Logos Technology On-Demand Airborne Sensor Service

Woodbridge, VA, May 24, 2016 – IHS Jane’s 360 featured an article on MAG and Logos’ partnership to provide wide-area motion imagery (WAMI) as an on-demand service noting that MAG is the first to fly Logos’ Redkite sensor. Jane’s interviewed MAG CEO and Chairman of the Board Joe Fluet for their article.

“Our business is to provide turnkey aerial surveillance information services to our customer. That means we will acquire the sensors and platforms, integrate them, deploy them to a location [and] sell [the customer] surveillance as a service,” Joe Fluet, told IHS Jane’s on 18 May.

MAG’s article is featured in Jen’s Defense section, specifically their C4ISR area. Click here to read the article and hear more from MAG CEO Joe Fluet, MAG Aerospace Prepares Logos’ Redkite Imagery Sensor for First Deployment.

Click here to learn more about the MAG and Logos Technology partnership.

MAG, Logos Partnership Featured in Aviation Weekly

Aviation Week reporter Graham Warwick wrote a feature story on MAG and Logos Technology’s partnership to provide on-demand wide-area motion imagery (WAMI) sensor.

MAG Offers Turnkey Wide-area Surveillance With Logos Sensor
Aviation Week – Aerospace Daily & Defense Report
May 12, 2016
Graham Warwick

Aerial-surveillance service provider MAG Aerospace is the first customer for Logos Technologies’ Redkite wide-area motion imagery (WAMI) sensor.

The company plans to offer turnkey persistent surveillance of city-sized areas to its domestic and international government and commercial customers.

Integration flight testing of the Redkite sensor pod on one of MAG’s Cessna aircraft is underway, says Doug Rombough, Logos vice president for business development. Weighing less than 30 lb. and requiring less than 200 watts of power, the sensor can cover a 4-km (2.5-mi.)-dia. area from 12,000 ft.

Logos was a pioneer of WAMI, Rombough says, building the 1,500-lb. Constant Hawk system developed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and deployed by the U.S. Army in Iraq and Afghanistan. Logos subsequently developed the lighter Kestrel system carried by aerostats to protect U.S. bases.

Redkite is designed to be carried by small aircraft, helicopters and tactical unmanned aircraft. The system provides medium-resolution electro-optical imagery of a city-sized area in near real time and stores it for forensic analysis. The system can cue a high-resolution full-motion video (FMV) sensor.

The sensor also can downlink up “sub-windows” within its overall field of regard to up to 10 ground users who can monitor specific areas on tablet computers or Android smartphones. The operator can set up watch boxes, establishing a system tripwire that will provide an alert if anything enters an area.

“We believe it is the smallest, most power-efficient WAMI sensor available,” Rombough says. “And we think WAMI will proliferate down the road the way FMV has. Our next steps are to continue to reduce weight and to develop a night version.” Redkite is day-only for now. Logos has flown a prototype infrared version, but it is not yet packaged and ready for sale, he says.

MAG’s core business is aerial surveillance, CEO Joe Fluet says, and the company specializes in turnkey operations, providing the aircraft, sensors and operators and delivering information to the customer. “The majority of our work is with the U.S. Defense Department, domestically and internationally, but also with intergovernmental organizations and foreign governments,” he says.

The company offers services with every major type of surveillance sensors on fixed- and rotary-wing manned and unmanned aircraft. “We sell situational awareness as a service,” Fluet says. “Our platforms are general multi-intelligence and we plug and play sensors as we need them. We like Redkite because it’s so small, light and low power you can put it on anything and take it anywhere in the world.”

Fluet says some of MAG’s customers have been asking for a wide-area surveillance capability. “WAMI is what they are all talking about now. The business of aerial surveillance and situational awareness is going to real time,” Fluet says. “They want to know who is there now, when they came and when they went. The appetite for information in insatiable.”

C4ISR & Networks Covers MAG, Logos Technology On-Demand Airborne Sensor Service

Woodbridge, VA, May 13, 2016 –C4ISR & Networks featured MAG and Logos Technology’s partnership to provide wide-area motion imagery (WAMI) as an on-demand service for border security personnel, emergency first responders and other customers.

Click here to read C4ISR & Networks article.

Click here to learn more about the MAG and Logos Technology partnership.

Articles Featuring the BOSH Donation of Four Unmanned Aircraft Systems to Embry-Riddle

Woodbridge, VA, April 21, 2016 – Aviation Week, MartinUAV, makers of the UAS donated by BOSH, and the Florida LambdaRail, an independent research and education network, are featuring articles about BOSH’s donation of four UAS valued over $260,000 USD to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

AVIATION WEEK: Embry-Riddle Receives Super Bat UAS For Training
MARTINUAV: Embry-Riddle receives donation of 4 MartinUAV Unmanned Aircraft
FLR: Embry-Riddle Receives Unmanned Aircraft Systems Valued at Over $260,000 from Bosh Global Services

BOSH Global Services Donates Unmanned Aircraft Systems to Embry-Riddle

Woodbridge, VA, April 20, 2016 – BOSH Global Services donated four MartinUAV Super Bat unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Sciences program at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. The donation is worth over $260,000 USD.

Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus has the largest baccalaureate UAS program in the United States. BOSH Global Services, a MAG Global Company, is a world leader in UAS command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance services.

“Having the four Super Bats has opened up a great opportunity for us,” said Joany Ramos-Erazo, student president of the Embry-Riddle UAS Club. “It will give us hands-on experience with the Piccolo autopilot system that will transfer the skills we learn here into real-world operations. We’ll be able to work on real mission planning scenarios while logging flight time with a UAS that’s used around the world.”

The MartinUAV Super Bat complements the department’s fleet of unmanned and autonomous aircrafts.

“With the Super Bat UAS, our students will use actual scenario-based learning, reinforcing our extensive simulation capabilities,” said Dr. Joseph Cerreta, an acknowledged UAS thought leader and Assistant Professor of Aeronautical Science in the College of Aviation at Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus. “The Piccolo autopilot system in the Super Bat gives our students actual flight time and transferable experience to many other leading unmanned systems, including Textron’s Aerosonde, the Northrop Grumman Bat, Raytheon-Sensintel’s Silver Fox and Latitude’s HQ-40. This experience helps produce highly skilled, in-demand graduates.”

To read the full news release from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, click here.

About BOSH Global Services
BOSH Global Services, headquartered in Newport News, Va., is a provider of mission-critical Unmanned Aircraft System services and solutions. From designing, engineering and operating critical operations centers to providing secure and classified data sharing to deployed UAS operations and maintenance, BOSH provides full life cycle support solutions for the most challenging customers. BOSH is ISO 9001:2008 registered.  BOSH Global Services is a MAG Global Company. For more information, visit www.boshgs.com

About MAG Global
MAG Global solves the world’s toughest problems. Operating in over 20 countries on five continents, the MAG Global companies provide turn-key aviation, logistics and life support services to federal, global and commercial customers around the world. For more information, visit www.magglobalcompanies.com

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is the world’s largest fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace. ERAU is a nonprofit, independent institution offering more than 80 baccalaureate, master’s and Ph.D. degree programs in its colleges of Arts & Sciences, Aviation, Business, Engineering and Security & Intelligence. Embry-Riddle educates students at residential campuses in Daytona Beach, Fla., and Prescott, Ariz., through the Worldwide Campus with more than 125 locations in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, and through online programs. The university is a major research center, seeking solutions to real-world problems in partnership with the aerospace industry, other universities and government agencies. For more information, visit http://www.embryriddle.edu

Image appears courtesy of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

MAG Services Group Acquires Dover Vantage Inc.

Woodbridge, VA, March 29, 2016 – MAG Services Group has acquired privately-held Dover Vantage Inc., a proven and experienced Remote Services, Logistics and Infrastructure (RSLI) company that has been a US Government prime contractor in Africa and the Middle East since 2008. Dover Vantage will augment and expand MAG’s existing footprint in Africa/MENA region positioning MAG as a global leader in RSLI to support federal, international, and commercial customers.

The acquisition of Dover Vantage will continue to build the capability and capacity of MAG Services Group, while relocating its headquarters to Dubai, UAE. MAG SG is mobilized and operating in 15 African/MENA countries and the Dover Vantage acquisition will uniquely position MAG SG with strong opportunities for growth in the market.

The previous Dover Vantage Executives will assume leadership roles in MAG Services Group with Micheline Pollock assuming the role of CEO and David Pollock continuing his role as COO.  Micheline and David Pollock co-founded Dover Vantage in 2008 delivering Base Operation Support and Infrastructure Services throughout Southern Afghanistan and then expanded to Africa in 2011 by successfully winning 4 USACE MATOC contracts for AFRICOM in East, West and North Africa.

About MAG Services Group
MAG Services Group is an independent, privately owned company, comprised of a team of seasoned experts in the delivery of projects in some of the harshest and challenging environments globally. Established in 2009 to provide engineering, infrastructure, and services in Afghanistan supporting both Coalition and US Military Forces. With a successful track record in project delivery and over 50 US Government contracts delivered in the region, the company, headquartered in Dubai, now operates in 11 different countries throughout MENA, East and West Africa. www.magsg.com

MAG Services Group is a member of MAG Global.

About MAG Logistics
MAG Logistics is an independent, privately owned company, comprised of a team with an average of 25 years of experience in specialty aviation with a peerless reputation in the industry. The MAG Logistics team has been involved in all facets of aviation, and understands the business of transporting cargo and passengers on time and safely. Having vast global experience, our team has successfully completed hundreds of projects, both large and small, often times under very difficult conditions. www.maglogistics.com

MAG Logistics is a Canadian registered affiliate of MAG Global, a US registered and owned company headquartered in Woodbridge, Virginia.

About MAG Global
MAG Global solves the world’s toughest problems. Privately equity backed by the Clairvest Group, MAG Global provides non-standard aviation, aviation logistics, and operation logistics services to federal, global, and commercial customers around the world. www.magglobbalgroup.com

MAG and Estonian Defense Firm Threod Systems’ Business Alliance Featured in National Defense Magazine

Woodbridge, V.A., March 24, 2016 – MAG CEO Joe Fluet participated in a symposium on the future of the U.S. and Estonian cybersecurity and defense industries on Tuesday, March 22, on the campus of George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs.  The event featured a keynote address by Taavi Rõivas, Prime Minister of Estonia. National Defense quoted MAG CEO Joe Fluet in an article titled Tech Haven Estonia Attracting U.S. Defense, Cybersecurity Business, focusing on MAG’s cooperation agreement with Estonia based drone manufacturer Threod Systems.

Below is a portion of the article, read the full article here.

Among the deals signed was one between Estonian drone manufacturer Threod Systems and U.S. defense contractor Momentum Aerospace Group. MAG provides intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance services to the U.S. government and NATO allies.

During a NATO project in Kosovo, MAG ran into major technical difficulties with its tactical drones. Threod helped fix the problem and the companies agreed to partner for future work.

“When we went looking for the right technological partner to solve that problem we found an Estonian company,” said Joe Fluet, chief executive of MAG. “We found innovation, we found hunger, they were responsive, they were aggressive about getting the problem solved.”

Like other U.S. executives, Fluet was impressed by the country’s pro-business ethos. “We found in Estonia an atmosphere and a culture of entrepreneurship,” he said. “I’m not in the business of making gadgets. I take the best gadgets in the world and create solutions for customers. When we can partner with innovative companies, that allows us to be better.”

Financial incentives — a flat tax, tax exemptions for companies that reinvest their profits, regulations that encourage companies to innovate — are helpful, Fluet said.

National Defense Magazine Features MAG’s ISR Services

Woodbridge, V.A., March 23, 2016 – MAG Aerospace CEO Joe Fluet was interviewed about the ISR services and platforms MAG offers in a National Defense article titled Bottomless Appetite for Battlefield Information Makes for Booming Business. Sandra Erwin interviewed Joe Fluet about MAG’s increasingly sophisticated ISR services, trends in surveillance for the Government and private sector companies, and the future of GovCons like MAG in the ISR market.

Read the National Defense Magazine Article by Sandra Erwin here.

MAG CEO Joe Fluet to Participate in U.S.- Estonia Symposium on Cybersecurity and Defense Cooperation

Woodbridge, VA, March 16, 2016  – MAG CEO Joe Fluet will participate in a half-day seminar on the future of the U.S. and Estonian cybersecurity and defense industries.  The event will feature a keynote address by the Prime Minister of Estonia, Mr. Taavi Rõivas.

The event will take place on Tuesday, March 22nd from 8:30 AM to 1:15 PM on the campus of the George Washington University in the Elliott School of International Affairs, City View Room 7th Floor.

The Prime Minister’s remarks will be followed by a panel discussion and two Business to Business sessions. The panel will focus on the challenges of scale related to building cybersecurity and defense sectors of the future.

Joe Fluet’s panel discussion will be from 11:00am – 11:45am on Competing in the Global Cybersecurity and Defense Industries. Joe will be joined on the panel by Michael Papay, CISO, Northrop Grumman, Jaak Aaviksoo, Rector, Tallinn University of Technology, Martin Ruubel, Senior Vice President, Guardtime, and Ryan Gillis, Vice President, Palo Alto Networks.

For a full schedule of the day’s events and location information, click here.

Potomac Local Magazine Features MAG, a company that “takes on the world’s most difficult problems”

Woodbridge, VA, February 23, 2016 – Momentum Aerospace Group was featured in Potomac Local Magazine, with MAG CEO Joe Fluet discussing not only what MAG does and why our work matters, but also describing the ideal MAG employee. Joe also tells why he chose to start and keep MAG’s corporate headquarters in Woodbridge, Va. Read the full article here.

MAG CEO Joe Fluet Accepts SmartCEO Future 50 Award

Woodbridge, VA, February 11, 2016 – Washington SmartCEO presented Momentum Aerospace Group CEO Joe Fluet with a 2016 Future 50 award on February 5, 2016.  The award honors MAG’s fast growth as a company based on a three-year average of employee and revenue numbers.

Read Joe Fluet’s SmartCEO Future 50 profile here and view his video clip here.

Read MAG’s press release about being honored as a SmartCEO Future 50 award winner here and our blog post here.

Read SmartCEO’s press release about the awards here.

About SmartCEO
SmartCEO’s mission is to educate and inspire the business community through its award winning magazine, connections at C-level events and access to valuable online resources.
SmartCEO’s integrated media platforms reach decision makers in the Baltimore, New York,
Philadelphia and Washington, DC, metropolitan areas. www.smartceo.com

About MAG
MAG is a leader in providing and enabling global situational awareness to make the world smaller and safer. Privately equity backed by the Clairvest Group, MAG delivers manned aerial surveillance (Airborne ISR), unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), aviation training, and aviation logistics services to federal, global, and commercial customers around the world. magglobalcompanies.com

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