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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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AT&T Fields 72 Deployable Network Assets for Mobile Connectivity to FirstNet

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 9, 2018 — AT&T (NYSE: T) has unveiled more than 70 dedicated deployable assets designed to support first-responder subscribers of the FirstNet public safety communications network during planned events or emergency incidents, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Thursday the 72 network assets, which include mobile …

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General Dynamics Unveils 4G LTE Public Safety Comms System at 2018 APCO Expo

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 7, 2018 — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) is launching a new 4G LTE communications platform at the 2018 APCO International Annual Conference and Expo that runs through Tuesday in Las Vegas, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday FirstRunner, which will undergo a compatibility test with …

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Unisys to Provide Software for Navy Tactical Comms Platform; Andrew Boyd Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 27, 2018 — Unisys (NYSE: UIS) will provide software development, operations and management services to the U.S. Navy for the creation of a tactical messaging system under a potential $20 million contract from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, ExecutiveBiz reported July 18. The company …

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Peraton Adds Terrestrial Network PoPs in Push to Expand Global Connectivity Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 13, 2018 — Peraton is moving to expand its terrestrial core network with additional points of presence in the U.S., Europe, Middle East and Asia-Pacific regions in support of transportation, utilities and other critical infrastructure and government applications, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the update to its …

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AT&T Launches FirstNet Distribution Program for 3rd-Party Dealers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 29, 2018 — AT&T (NYSE: T) has unveiled a program designed to help selected public safety system dealers and Alliance Channel members market the FirstNet communications platform to first responders, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the FirstNet Dealer Program aims to reach agencies that …

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Johns Hopkins APL Wins $57M in Air Force Contracts for Computer Software R&D

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 19, 2018 — The U.S. Air Force has awarded Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory two indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts worth $57.1 million combined to support research and development of computer software platforms, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Johns Hopkins APL aims to develop a tool that can assist the Air Force …

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BAE Works With AFRL, DARPA to Build AI-Powered Platform for Battle Comms

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 1, 2018 — BAE Systems is helping develop a platform to analyze and share mission-planning and force-tracking data between manned and unmanned aerial systems as part of a program with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and Air Force Research Laboratory, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. C4ISRNet reported Friday …

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