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Army, Engility Build Universal Encryptor for Military Comms

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 29, 2016 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) has helped the U.S. Army develop a universal communications encryptor for military devices to aid in the transmission of classified information, ExecutiveGov reported Friday. The Army reported Wednesday Engility and its partners worked with the Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center …

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TCS Expands Text-to-911 Public Safety Messaging Service Coverage

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 22, 2016 — TeleCommunication Systems (Nasdaq: TSYS) has expanded the coverage of its text-to-911 public safety messaging service to at least 700 answering points across 38 U.S. states and territories, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. TCS said Thursday it targets 100 million wireless subscribers to the service by mid-2016 as it …

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Jacobs to Train Marine Special Ops Forces on Comms Systems

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 10, 2016 — Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) will provide training support to the U.S. Marine Corps to help them operate data and radio communication systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday it will also help the Marine Special Operations Command on the implementation of satellite and …

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CACI Closes $550M L-3 NSS Govt Services Business Buy; Ken Asbury, Michael Strianese Comment

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CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has completed its $550 million cash acquisition of the National Security Solutions business from L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) as part of a growth strategy to target enterprise information technology and intelligence markets. CACI said Monday it expects NSS, a mission services provider for the government sector, …

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NASA Taps Mori Associates for $300M Johnson Center IT, Comm Services Contract

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Mori Associates has received a potential five-year, $300 million contract from NASA to provide information technology, multimedia and communication services to the Johnson Space Center in Texas. NASA said Tuesday work on the cost-plus-award-fee contract will begin April 1 and covers support to JSC’s information resources directorate and external relations office. The center serves as the …

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DARPA Seeks Input on Anti-Submarine Bistatic Sonar System

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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has begun its search for an anti-submarine bistatic sonar system that works to maintain a ship’s stealth while in operation, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Monday. John Keller writes DARPA seeks companies to develop active sonar sources, signal processing and undersea communications technology for …

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FirstNet Seeks Proposals for Public Safety Broadband Network Deployment; Mike Poth Comments

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The First Responder Network Authority has called on industry to propose ideas on how to deploy a public safety broadband network nationwide in a move to update the country’s communications infrastructure. FirstNet released a request for proposals for a modernized first responder and public safety communications system after the agency …

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BAE Systems Awards $13M Subcontract for Naval Communications Support

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 11, 2016 — BAE Systems has tasked Rome Research Corp., a PAR Technology subsidiary, to help operate and maintain U.S. Navy communications systems under a $12.9 million subcontract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. PAR Technology said Thursday the subcontract covers strategic communications and command, control, telecommunications, computers and intelligence …

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Josh Walden: Intel Eyes Drone Tech Market With AscTec Purchase

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Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) has agreed to buy German unmanned aerial vehicle developer Ascending Technologies for an undisclosed sum as the companies seek to accelerate adoption of computing tools in the drone market. Josh Walden, senior vice president and general manager of Intel’s new technology group, wrote in a blog article published …

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Serco Inc. Wins $131M NAVFAC Lifecycle Sustainment Support Contract

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The U.S. Navy has awarded Serco Inc. a potential six-year, $131.5 million contract to provide lifecycle sustainment support for the Naval Facilities Engineering Command’s access control and command, physical security, computers, communications and intelligence systems. NAVFAC’s engineering and expeditionary warfare center awarded the firm-fixed-price contract through competitive procurement with six …

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