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Boeing-Lockheed JV’s Rocket Launches NRO National Security Payload

Launch of Atlas V MUOS-2, July 19, 2013 from Cape Canaveral AFS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 12, 2016 — A rocket built by the joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) carried a national security payload to space as part of the NROL-45 mission, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. United Launch Alliance said Wednesday an Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD) RS-68A engine and Orbital ATK (NYSE: …

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Air Force Picks 8 Firms for $450M National Security Training Support IDIQ

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Eight companies have won small business set-aside positions on a potential nine-year, $450 million contract to provide training support services for the U.S. Air Force in an effort to help the U.S. and partner agencies counter national security threats. The service branch awarded the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract through a competitive …

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Karl Jensen Joins CH2M as SVP, Federal Portfolio Lead

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Karl Jensen, formerly senior vice president of business development at CACI International (NYSE: CACI), has joined Colorado-based engineering firm CH2M as SVP and federal portfolio lead. In this capacity, Jensen oversees the development and delivery of engineering services and platforms to government agencies. At CACI, he was responsible for the …

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Air Force Awards 15 Spots on $975M National Security, Logistics Support IDIQ

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The U.S. Air Force has awarded 15 companies positions on a potential nine-year, $975 million contract to provide logistics support and help U.S. and partner agencies carry out national security missions. The service branch received 16 proposals for the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Monday. The contractors will compete for task …

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Tiffanny Gates Joins Novetta as Federal Division President; Peter LaMontagne Comments

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Tiffanny Gates, formerly vice president of cyber strategies at Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) Blackbird Technologies subsidiary, has joined Novetta as president of the company’s federal division. Gates will be responsible for the company’s projects for the U.S. government and for the division’s strategy, business development and delivery of analytics services to clients, …

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Preferred Systems Solutions Buys Tetra Concepts in IC Market Push; Jim Ballard Comments

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Preferred Systems Solutions has acquired system architecture and software design company Tetra Concepts in support of efforts to expand PSS’ core offerings in professional services and presence in the national security sector. Northern Virginia-based PSS said Tuesday Tetra Concepts will also add to its portfolio of cybersecurity, data analytics and cloud-based technology …

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Mercury Systems Eyes National Security Sector With Newly Acquired Electronics Firm

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Mercury Systems (Nasdaq: MRCY) has acquired privately held electronics company Lewis Innovative Technologies in efforts to expand Mercury’s embedded secure processing technology portfolio for the national security sector. LIT will retain its market presence in the Huntsville region in Alabama following the acquisition, Mercury said Dec. 16. “Embedded systems security has become a …

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In-Q-Tel Invests in Digital Forensics Technology for Intelligence Community

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 10, 2015 — In-Q-Tel has made an investment to Magnet Forensics to support the development of digital forensics software for law enforcement and national security agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Magnet Forensics said Tuesday it also entered into a strategic partnership with the venture capital firm to deliver products such …

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L-3 Agrees on $550M Gov’t Services Segment Sale to CACI

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New York City-based defense contractor L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has agreed to sell its government services business segment to Arlington, Virginia-headquartered public sector services company CACI International (NYSE: CACI) for $550 million cash, the companies said Tuesday. The companies expect the transaction to close by March 2016 pending regulatory approvals and CACI said in investor slides …

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

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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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