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Leidos, USC to Collaborate on HPC, Network Analysis Research; Gulu Gambhir Comments

Gulu Gambhir

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 24, 2015 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has partnered with the Information Sciences Institute of the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering on high-performance computing and network analysis research projects, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the two collaborative projects are funded through a previously awarded grant …

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SAP NS2’s Mark Testoni: Human Element Should be Center of National Security Dialogue

Mark Testoni

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 16, 2015 — SAP National Security Services (NYSE: SAP) highlighted the role of humans alongside technology in support of national security during the recent SAP NS2 Solutions Summit, GovCon Executive reported Nov. 6. The company said Nov. 5 the event focused on the empowerment of people as a critical …

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Mike Kahn: Orbital ATK’s New Saudi Arabia Subsidiary Eyes Support for US Ally

Mike Kahn

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 13, 2015 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has established a new subsidiary in Saudi Arabia that seeks to support the country’s national security and defense sectors, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday Alliant Techsystems Operations will be based in Riyadh and led by Salman Al Malik as CEO. “This new …

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Harris Gets Extension for AF Satellite Control Network O&M; Wayne Lucernoni Comments

Wayne Lucernoni

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 12, 2015 — Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) will continue to operate and maintain the U.S. Air Force‘s satellite control network as part of a $40 million contract extension, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday the contract covers support at two U.S. network control locations and at global …

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IAP Buys DRS’ Aviation, Tactical Comms Businesses; Doug Kitani Comments

U.S. Navy photo

IAP Worldwide Services has purchased the aviation and logistics, and tactical communications and network solutions business units of DRS Technologies for an undisclosed sum. IAP said Wednesday it will combine the two acquired segments with its aviation and engineering solutions and national security programs units. Doug Kitani, CEO of IAP Worldwide Services, said …

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Acquisition Company GDEF to Buy STG in $165M Cash-Stock Deal

acquisition, merger

Acquisition company Global Defense & National Security Systems (NASDAQ: GDEF) has agreed to purchase Reston, Va.-based government contractor STG for approximately $165.5 million in cash and stock, GDEF said Wednesday. GDEF expects to close the $10.55-per-share transaction in the third quarter of the company’s 2015 fiscal year and the deal is subject to the approval of its shareholders. The company’s fiscal year …

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PAE Closes A-T Solutions Acquisition; John Heller Comments

John Heller

PAE has closed its acquisition of A-T Solutions, which will be part of its national security solutions business unit in support of the company’s push for growth in the sector. PAE said Monday Dennis Kelly, CEO of A-T Solutions, will lead the integrated national security business. “The acquisition of A-T Solutions …

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Parsons SVP Biff Lyons Sees Continued Fed Focus on Security

Biff Lyons

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 21, 2015 — Biff Lyons, senior vice president at Parsons, recently talked to ExecutiveBiz about converged security trends to watch and what’s in store in the future for cyber. “Across the market there will be a continued emphasis on security and the convergence of those operational …

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DigitalGlobe Retires Lockheed-Built IKONOS Imaging Satellite


TYSONS CORNER, VA May 20, 2015 — DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has retired the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) IKONOS imaging satellite after 15 years of on-orbit service, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Lockheed said Thursday IKONOS, launched in September 1999 at the Vandenberg Air Force Base, took thousands of high-resolution earth imagery throughout its lifecycle …

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PAE Signs Deal to Buy A-T Solutions in Nat’l Security Growth Push; John Heller Comments

John Heller

Arlington, Va.-based infrastructure and logistics services contractor PAE has agreed to purchase counterterrorism services provider A‑T Solutions from owners CI Capital and CoVant for an undisclosed sum. PAE said Thursday it expects to close the transaction, which is subject to regulatory approvals, by the end of May and intends to build up its national …

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