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Dean Acosta to Rejoin Lockheed as Comms SVP; Marillyn Hewson Quoted

Dean Acosta, a corporate communications veteran in the aerospace and defense sectors, has been named senior vice president of communications at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) in a move that takes effect May 20. “His expertise and experience will help us communicate how our company works every day to protect lives, …

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Mike Leff: AT&T Coordinates With Navy, Marines to Plan FirstNet Deployment

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 2, 2019 — Mike Leff, vice president for defense within AT&T‘s (NYSE: T) public sector business, said the company is working with the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps to understand the needs of each base for the delivery of public safety communications capabilities under the FirstNet …

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Lockheed Develops LTE-Over-Satellite Comms System for Mobile Connectivity, Maria Demaree Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 26, 2019 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) unveiled an LTE-over-satellite platform that works to directly connect 4G devices with in-orbit satellites in an effort to support communications in remote areas and during natural disasters, ExecutiveBiz reported March 14. The company said March 13 this mobility technology …

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Cubic Intros Expansion Module for Vocality RoIP Comms Platform; Mike Barthlow Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 14, 2019 — Cubic (NYSE: CUB) offers an expansion module for a Radio over Internet Protocol communications gateway on push-to-talk handsets that can be deployed for combat, emergency response and other operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Feb. 6. The company said Feb. 5 Cubic Mission Solutions’ USB-capable RoIP Connect module …

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GSA Issues Draft RFQ for Potential $7.8B DEOS Cloud Blanket Purchase Agreement

The General Services Administration has released a draft request for quotation for a potential 10-year, $7.8B single-award blanket purchase agreement to provide an enterprise cloud service for the Department of Defense. A FedBizOpps notice published Thursday says the Defense Enterprise Office Solution firm-fixed-price BPA under GSA’s Information Technology Schedule 70 seeks to …

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Avaya Intros Location Reporting Tool for Emergency Communication Platforms

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 24, 2018 — Avaya (NYSE: AVYA) has unveiled a new feature that works to support public safety communications and first responder operations by providing location data on an emergency caller’s device, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the location reporting technology will be integrated into its …

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AT&T Reports Increased LTE Coverage Area for FirstNet Subscribers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 14, 2018 — AT&T (NYSE: T) has expanded the coverage area of its LTE services for first responders by more than 50K square miles in a move to bolster the FirstNet public safety communications network, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the additional LTE coverage developed over the past …

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Lucy Ryan Named Corporate VP for Comms; Kathy Warden Quoted

Lucy Ryan, formerly vice president of enterprise communications at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has been promoted to corporate VP of communications in a move that takes effect Jan. 1. She will be responsible for implementing Northrop’s worldwide communications strategy in her new position and will also join its Corporate Policy Council, the company …

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Vectrus to Continue Army Comms Services Under $248M Contract Modification

Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) has received a $247.8M contract modification to provide communications services to the U.S. Army at various overseas locations. The company will receive $178M in fiscal 2019 operations and maintenance funds from the Army at the time of award and will perform work through Feb. 28, 2020, the Defense Department said …

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Alion to Boost Military ISR Capabilities via $769M Task Order Under OASIS Contract

Alion Science and Technology has secured a $769M task order under the General Services Administration’s One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services contract to boost the U.S. armed forces’ intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities. The company said Tuesday its work under the Joint Capability Embedded Technology Insertion and Integration task order …

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