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Jill Singer, National Security VP at AT&T Public Sector Unit, Selected for 2017 Wash100

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 21, 2017 — Jill Singer, vice president of national security at AT&T‘s global public sector business, has been chosen for this year’s Executive Mosaic Wash100 for her leadership in the federal telecommunications sector. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector executives selected …

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CTC to Research AI-Based Automation Tech Under NGA Program; Ed Sheehan Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 3, 2017 — Concurrent Technologies Corp. will conduct research into automation technologies that utilize artificial intelligence under a $498,000 contract from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday its goal is to build an AI Analyst Virtual Assistant as well as associated standards, architecture and tools to …

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Veritas Capital Raises $3.6B for Future Investment in Midmarket Tech Companies

Veritas Capital has raised $3.55 billion to fund future investments in technology-focused middle-market companies that support government-related and commercial organizations across various sectors. The private equity investment firm said Wednesday Veritas Capital Fund VI, which exceeded the target hard cap of $3 billion in four months, could go to investments in sectors such …

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Vencore Lands Potential $113M Contract to Support NOAA Satellite Operations; Mac Curtis Comments

Vencore has received a potential $113 million contract from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to perform systems engineering services in support of environmental satellites. The company said Thursday it will work with NOAA’s National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service to sustain legacy systems and support transition to future ground systems for new …

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L3 Completes $117M Purchase of Implant Sciences’ Explosive Trace Detection Business

L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL), then L-3 Communications, has wrapped up its purchase of Implant Sciences’ explosive trace detection business for $117.5 million cash through an asset purchase agreement. Michael Strianese, chairman and CEO of L3, said in a statement released Thursday the acquisition will help expand L3’s presence in national security …

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Huntington Ingalls to Build 9th US National Security Cutter Under $486M Contract

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has secured a $486 million contract to build a ninth National Security Cutter for the U.S. Coast Guard. The company said Friday that Legend-class NSCs are the flagships of the Coast Guard’s cutter fleet and will replace 12 current Hamilton-class cutters. HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division has provided six NSCs to the service branch and is scheduled to deliver two more …

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Lockheed CEO Marillyn Hewson Offers Trump ‘Personal Commitment’ to Reduce F-35 Cost

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) CEO Marillyn Hewson has said she assured President-elect Donald Trump that the company will work to reduce the cost of the F-35 fighter aircraft, CNN reported Friday. Danielle Wiener-Bronner writes Hewson made the remarks in a Twitter post Friday a day after Trump asked Boeing (NYSE: BA) to quote …

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PiXlogic’s Joseph Santucci: AI-Based Software Tools Could Help Agencies Analyze Visual Images in Support of Security Missions

Joseph Santucci, president and CEO of California-based software technology firm piXlogic, has said an artificial intelligence-based software platform could help government agencies search and analyze videos and pictures for use in investigations and security missions. Santucci wrote that such software tools work to “understand context in an image, distinguish faces and …

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Ensco’s Scott Goldstein: National Security Threats Continue to Evolve Since 9/11

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 28, 2016 — Scott Goldstein, Ensco‘s chief strategy and technology officer, has stated in an interview that national security threats continue to evolve since the 9/11 attack, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. He noted during the interview on the Worldwide Business with Kathy Ireland show that the U.S. faces …

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Natl Security Market Vet Susan Holley Named SC3 Business Devt SVP; David Page Comments

Susan Holley, a 26-year national security services industry veteran, has joined SC3 as senior vice president of business development at the Alexandria, Virginia-based technology and consulting services contractor. SC3 said that Holley will report directly to CEO David Page and lead the company’s efforts to identify new business opportunities, partnerships and …

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