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June 7th, 2020

HawkEye 360's Keen Eye Adds More Defense Industry Expertise to their Board of Directors

HawkEye 360 Inc. certainly has a keen eye that has enabled them to bring on more notables to their Board of Directors. Steve Worley, Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of Cybersecurity, Training and Services within  Raytheon Intelligence and Space, a Raytheon Technologies business; and Chris Emerson, President & Chairman for Airbus U.S. are joining the company's Board of Directors and will contribute with their defense industry expertise. HawkEye 360 is known for the use of formation flying satellites to create a new class of radio frequency (RF) data and data analytics.

HawkEye 360’s Chief Executive Officer John Serafini stated that Steve Worley and Chris Emerson bring deep knowledge from their fields and will be great assets to HawkEye 360. As members of the Board of Directors, they will bolster HawkEye 360’s position as an innovative geoanalytics company and will help push the company to solve hard challenges for our global customers.

Steve Worley brings his expertise in the defense industry that he will use to advise HawkEye 360 in achieving HawkEye 360’s business initiatives. Before Steve Worley was the Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of Cybersecurity, Training and Services, he was the Chief Financial Officer for Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services and held several leadership positions including CFO of the Cybersecurity and Special Missions business.

Steve Worley said that he is very excited about joining the HawkEye 360 board. He looks forward to working alongside the other Board members and the company management team to advance truly innovative intelligence solutions to the U.S and international customers.

Chris Emerson is currently the Chairman and President of Airbus U.S. Space and Defense, Inc., where he oversees the operations, activities and strategy to offer advanced solutions to meet the most sophisticated U.S. defense, space and security requirements. Airbus U.S. Space and Defense, Inc., headquartered in Northern Virginia, is an industry leader in space, intelligence, defense and homeland security markets, and has provided U.S. customers with innovative systems for more than 50 years. Previously, Emerson held positions as the President of Airbus Helicopters, Inc., and Senior Vice President, Head of Marketing at Airbus commercial aircraft.

Chris Emerson, Chairman and President of Airbus U.S. Space and Defense, Inc. added saying that HawkEye 360 is an ideal partner to complement the Airbus global intelligence portfolio, combining their unique electro-optical, SAR, and analytics with HawkEye 360’s global radio frequency data and analytics brings together power sources of intelligence for a more accurate global intelligence picture. He is excited about how their combined strengths will serve the growing needs of their customers.