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Mitre to Help Japanese ICT Institute Prepare Cyber-Physical Security for 2020 Olympics

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 21, 2017 — Mitre will collaborate with Japan’s National Institute of Information and Communications Technology to build on cyber and physical security measures in preparation for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Monday the memorandum of understanding signed by Mitre CEO Jason Providakes and …

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CAE, Canadian Research Lab to Study Flight Simulator User Experience

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 14, 2017 — CAE has entered into a partnership with business school HEC Montreal’s research laboratory in Canada to study pilots’ user experience in flight simulators in efforts to build on aviator performance, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it will collaborate with Tech3Lab to utilize big data, …

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General Dynamics Subsidiary Wins Potential $882M Contract to Build Navy Submarine Vertical Array Fixture

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary has won a potential $882.1 million contract to develop a large vertical array fixture for U.S. Navy submarine acoustic detection efforts. The Naval Sea Systems Command received two bids for the cost-plus-incentive-fee, firm-fixed-price contract through a full and open competition on FedBizOpps, the Defense …

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Adnet Lands $242M Contract for NASA Earth, Space Science R&D Support

Adnet Systems has received a potential five-year, $242 million contract to provide Earth and space science research-and-development services at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. The company will also provide scientific computer systems, engineer data analysis systems, develop and implement software applications, create scientific instruments and conduct science exploration research under …

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ICF to Support Army Cyber Defense R&D Efforts Under Potential $93M Contract

ICF (Nasdaq: ICFI) has secured a potential $93 million contract to help the Army Research Laboratory explore cybersecurity methods and tools for computer network defense. The company said Tuesday it will conduct onsite and remote security reviews for ARL and and subscribers as part of the contract, as well as help align the lab’s …

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Leidos CEO Roger Krone, Spouse Make Naming Gift for Georgia Tech Engineered Biosystems Building

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 30, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) CEO Roger Krone and his wife Helen have made a naming gift for a building at the Georgia Institute of Technology that houses the university’s biomedicine and bioscience research, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. Georgia Tech said Monday the Roger A. and Helen B. Krone …

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General Dynamics Subsidiary Awarded $203M for Design Support on Navy Columbia-Class Submarines

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary has received a $203.1 million contract modification to increase design support for the U.S. Navy‘s Columbia-class nuclear submarines. The service branch awarded the modification as part of the Navy and the U.K.’s joint Common Missile Compartment program, the Defense Department said Thursday. The Pentagon issued …

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Lockheed to Help Air Force Develop Radar Threat System Under Potential $105M Award

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a potential 10-year, $104.6 million contract to develop and test a production representative article of Advanced Radar Threat System Variant 2 for the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Monday the single-award contract includes an option for the company to produce up to 20 ARTS-V2 units. Lockheed’s missiles …

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Red Hat to Deploy OpenStack to Support ORNL Supercomputing Needs for Research

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 10, 2017 — Red Hat‘s (NYSE: RHT) OpenStack platform will work to facilitate cloud services at the Energy Department‘s Oak Ridge National Laboratory in support of scientific and computational research projects, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday ORNL will use the open source platform to provide staff access …

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Peter Fuller Appointed Mission Ready Chairman, Jeff Schwartz Named President

Peter Fuller, president and chief operating officer of Cypress International and a 30-year veteran of the U.S. Army, has joined Mission Ready Services as chairman of the board of directors. The retired Army major general succeeds Rod Reum, who resigned from the chairman post and will retain his duties as a director of Mission …

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