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William LaPlante Appointed SVP, GM of Mitre’s National Security Center

William LaPlante, formerly a vice president of Mitre, has been appointed as senior vice president and general manager of the nonprofit research company’s Center for National Security. Mitre said Thursday LaPlante will lead efforts to increase the organization’s strategic value across its Defense Department, intelligence and cybersecurity portfolios. CNS is comprised of two Mitre-operated, federally …

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DLA Awards Potential $925M Contract to American Material Handling Equipment

American Material Handling Equipment has won a potential five-year, $925 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency for the supply of material handling equipment to the U.S. Air Force, Army, Marine Corps and Navy as well as federal civilian agencies. DLA received 38 offers for the contract via a competitive acquisition process, the Defense Department said Thursday. …

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10 Companies Land $231M Contract Spots to Support Army Combined Arms Center

The U.S. Army has awarded 10 companies positions on a potential five-year, $231 million contract that covers non-personal services for the Army Combined Arms Center. The Defense Department said Wednesday contractors will vie for task orders to help CAC develop and produce training and education strategies, scientific human subject studies, doctrine, concepts, instruction and …

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DISA Adds VMware Hyper-Converged Infrastructure to vSphere STIG Framework; Bill Rowan Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 19, 2017 — VMware‘s (NYSE: VMW) vSAN hyper-converged infrastructure technology is now covered in its vSphere offering to the Defense Department under the Defense Information Systems Agency‘s updated Security Technical Implementation Guide, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Thursday the STIG certification verifies the compliance of vSphere and vSAN with security requirements …

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General Atomics to Supply Li-Ion Battery for DoD Surveillance UUV

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 19, 2017 — A business unit of General Atomics will provide a lithium-ion battery system for a portable unmanned underwater vehicle as part of a contract with the Defense Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems will supply its Lithium-ion Fault Tolerant battery to power the Semi-Autonomous Hydrographic …

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Vencore Labs Secures DARPA Contract for Dispersed Computing R&D

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 19, 2017 — A division of Vencore will perform research and development work for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency under a $10.3 million contract for the Dispersed Computing program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Vencore Labs will produce software platforms that work to build on network and application performance, the …

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Cubic Subsidiary Develops Compliance, Collaboration App for DoD Contractors

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 19, 2017 — A subsidiary of Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) has released a new application that works to consolidate requirements and resources in order to streamline reporting and security compliance, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday its TeraLogics company within Cubic Mission Solutions developed the Vaulted …

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Lockheed Awarded $100M Contract for Air Force JASSM Production, Lifecycle Support

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a five-year, $100 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to support production of Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile systems. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company will also provide lifecycle support for JASSM, Long Range Anti-Ship Missile, JASSM-Extended Range and other JASSM variants in the areas of system upgrades, …

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Navy Taps Boeing, General Atomics, Lockheed & Northrop for Additional UCAAS Risk Reduction Work

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 18, 2017 — The U.S. Navy has awarded separate contract modifications to Boeing (NYSE: BA), General Atomics, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) for continued risk reduction work on the future MQ-25 unmanned carrier aviation air system, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Thursday the Navy …

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Raytheon Secures Potential $466M Navy Contract for Standard Missile Engineering, Technical Services

Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) missile systems business has secured a potential $466.1 million from the U.S. Navy to engineer and provide technical support for Standard Missiles 2, 3 and 6. The Defense Department said Monday the contract covers research and development, design, systems and production engineering, evaluation, component development and production proofing services for the …

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