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Vencore’s Research Arm to Help Advance Airborne Comms for DARPA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 17, 2017 — The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded Vencore‘s research arm a 17-month, $2.5 million contract to help update airborne systems and networks under a program that seeks to ensure uninterrupted communications, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Vencore Labs will build and deliver technology to support network and radio communications against interference …

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Hughes Launches Wide-Area Network Optimization Tool

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 28, 2016 — Hughes Network Systems has launched a new enterprise-grade wide-area network optimization tool designed to assist multi-branch organizations in providing network support across branch locations, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Dec. 15 the Hughes ActiveClassifier will work to automatically evaluate traffic flows in real time …

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American Systems Extends IT, Managed Hosting Support for DSCA FMS Platform; Peter Smith Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 30, 2016 — American Systems will continue to deliver managed hosting and information technology services for the Defense Security Cooperation Agency‘s Security Cooperation Enterprise Solution under a five-year, $36.6 million task order,  ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday it will provide foreign military sales application hosting, end …

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DISA Releases VMware Mobility Mgmt System’s Security Technical Implementation Guide; Bill Rowan Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 7, 2016 — The Defense Information Systems Agency has issued a Security Technical Implementation Guide for VMware‘s (NYSE: VMW) AirWatch 9.X enterprise mobility management platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The STIG aims to define AirWatch 9.X’s information technology cybersecurity policies, requirements and controls, as well as its installation requirements across Defense Department networks, VMware said Thursday. “Federal …

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Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Inmarsat’s Global Xpress Could Support Mobile Gov’t Users

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 31, 2016 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, a senior vice president at Inmarsat, has said the company’s Global Xpress commercial satellite network could help address the mobile needs of government users, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Global Xpress is a commercial Ka-band network designed to work with government military satellite …

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Komatsu to Offer Telematics Services With Iridium Asset-Tracking Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 31, 2016 — Iridium (Nasdaq: IRDM) has entered into an agreement with Japan-based construction and mining equipment manufacturer Komatsu to integrate their asset tracking and monitoring service and vehicle monitoring technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Komatsu’s KOMTRAX system will use Iridium’s network to deliver information on vehicle location and …

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AT&T’s Stacy Schwartz: Video, Mobility Key Growth Areas in Public Safety Market

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 25, 2016 — Stacy Schwartz, vice president for public safety within AT&T‘s (NYSE: T) government solutions business, has said the public safety market is seeing increased adoption of video and mobility technologies, which organizations also use in combination to drive collaboration. “Mobile networks support the sharing of the …

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Weekly Roundup Feb. 16 – Feb. 19 2016: The M&A Deal Leaders in 2016’s Wash100 & more

Feb. 16 – Feb. 19 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Over the past two weeks here, we have taken different looks at Executive Mosaic’s 2016 Wash100 list of the government contracting arena’s most influential voices and pulled out some similarities between …

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Adm. Michael Rogers: NSA, Cybercom ID Automation as Private Sector Partnership

The National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command have identified automation of some cybersecurity functions as an area they want to collaborate closer with industry on, the head of both entities told the Potomac Officers Club Thursday. Navy Adm. Michael Rogers, NSA director and Cybercom lead, identified that element as one facet …

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20 Companies Win Spots on $8B NETCENTS-2 Infrastructure Services IDIQ

Twenty companies have landed spots on a potential $7.9 billion contract to provide network operations and infrastructure support services across the U.S. Air Force enterprise. Contractors will compete to perform work during the three-year ordering period for this portion of the Network-Centric Solutions-2 program, the Defense Department said Friday. The …

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