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NATO Deploys Polycom’s RealPresence Centro; Sean Berg Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 5, 2016 — Polycom’s (Nasdaq: PLCM) RealPresence Centro collaboration and communications tool has been deployed to operate with NATO’s restricted network, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Sean Berg, vice president for Polycom’s public sector business, said in a statement issued Thursday the company works to support mission-critical programs through audio, content and …

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Leidos Hires Donald Kosiak as Chief Medical Officer; Jon Scholl Comments

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Donald Kosiak, vice president for medical development and eCARE executive medical director for Avera Health, will join Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) as chief medical officer on Feb. 8. Kosiak will oversee the company’s efforts to align its business strategy across the health solution group and the whole company, Leidos said Wednesday. “Don …

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Northrop Grumman to Deliver 5 Global Hawks to NATO

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 27, 2016 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will supply five Global Hawk ground surveillance drones and associated components to NATO by the end of the year, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Defense News reported Monday that the company will deliver the aircraft to the Sigonella Air Base in Italy, …

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Northrop Grumman Flies Global Hawk-Derivative NATO Surveillance Drone

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 22, 2015 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) held an inaugural flight for the Global Hawk-based surveillance aircraft it built to support NATO missions such as border security and humanitarian assistance, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Saturday the Alliance Ground Surveillance drone carries a Multi-Platform Radar Technology Insertion …

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New NATO HQ to Use Polycom Unified Comms Platform; Sean Berg Comments

Sean Berg

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 16, 2015 — Polycom will provide a unified communications system at the future NATO headquarters in Brussels to facilitate collaboration between personnel and with military organizations, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday its RealPresence communications platform will support NATO’s Active Network Infrastructure with video, voice and data capabilities. “[Communications] plays an …

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State Dept Clears $600M Stryker Vehicle Sale to Lithuania

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The State Department has approved Lithuania’s request to purchase Stryker infantry carrier vehicles, related components and logistics support from the U.S. under a potential $599 foreign military sales agreement. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Thursday the sale covers 84 M 1126 Stryker ICV with the XM813 30-millimeter or ATK 30-millimeter cannon, 84 M2 …

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MCR Federal Lands $50M Support Services Contract With NATO Agency

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 3, 2015 — MCR Federal will provide process design, risk and change management and other support services to NATO under a three-year, $50 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the services are for the NATO Communications and Information Agency, which provides communications and information systems that …

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MBDA to Produce Air Defense System for Georgia

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TYSONS CORNER, VA July 15, 2015 — Airbus, BAE Systems and Finmeccanica consortium MBDA has landed a contract to produce an air defense system for Georgia’s defense ministry, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Civil Georgia online news service quoted local officials as saying Friday the defense system will be entirely compatible with …

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Thales Raytheon JV to Update NATO Missile Command, Control System; Philippe Duhamel Comments

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Thales Raytheon Systems has been awarded a $103.3 million contract to update the missile defense command and control system of NATO. The upgraded system would connect NATO’s Ramstein, Germany-based air command to national sensors and interceptors in order to implement missile defense plans, NATO said May 11. Thales Raytheon Systems will …

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ViaSat Lands Radio Terminal Production IDIQ with US Navy, Intl Clients

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ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) has been awarded a $478.6 million follow-on contract to produce and sustain joint tactical radio terminals for the U.S. Navy and international customers under a foreign military sales agreement. The four-channel software-defined radio is designed to gather and transmit broadband, resist jamming attempts and protect data …

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