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PSS Acquires IT Consulting Firm Eagle Ray; Randy Morgan Quoted

Preferred Systems Solutions has purchased Chantilly, Va.-based information technology management consulting firm Eagle Ray for an undisclosed sum. Babs Doherty, president and CEO of Eagle Ray, will bring to PSS her over three decades’ experience in the national security space as a senior vice president within the newly created Eagle Ray Technologies Group and will report directly to Randy Morgan, PSS president and CEO and a previous Wash100 award recipient, PSS said.

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Northrop Completes JPSS-2 Microwave Instrument Assembly; Bob Mehltretter Quoted

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has assembled a microwave instrument for the second Joint Polar Satellite System being built to support weather forecasting and climate monitoring efforts at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The company began testing JPSS-2's Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder to determine whether the technology can withstand environmental conditions during liftoff and in space, NASA said Thursday.

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Hortonworks, PSSC Labs Bundle HPC Tech With Cybersecurity Appliance; Shaun Bierweiler Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 6, 2018 — Hortonworks (Nasdaq: HDP) has collaborated with PSSC Labs to build a high-performance computing technology to support the Hortonworks Cybersecurity Platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. PSSC Labs said June 28 the CyberRax Cybersecurity Appliance works to deliver high-speed ingestion, real-time processing and alert summaries based on cybersecurity data to provide …

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NASA Exercises Orbital ATK Contract Options for NOAA’s 3rd, 4th JPSS Weather Satellites

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will develop two more weather satellites for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in addition to the Joint Polar Satellite System-2 spacecraft after NASA exercised options that would bring the total amount of the contract to approximately $460 million. The company said Friday it is currently building …

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Orbital ATK, NASA, NOAA Conclude JPSS-2 Satellite Critical Design Review

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 5, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has collaborated with NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to complete the critical design review on the second Joint Polar Satellite System spacecraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the JPSS-2 assessment also looked into its capability …

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PSS Subsidiary Secures $75M FBI Contract for Acquisition Services; Scott Goss Comments

A subsidiary of Preferred Systems Solutions has received a potential five-year, $75 million contract from FBI to provide full life-cycle acquisition support across the bureau’s divisions and 56 U.S. field offices. The company said Tuesday its Government Contract Solutions business will deliver acquisition policy, planning, solicitation preparation, source selection and post-award support services through the …

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NASA Selects ULA-Built Atlas V Rocket to Launch JPSS-2 in 2021

United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has won a contract to help NASA launch a polar-orbiting environmental weather satellite for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. NASA said Saturday the Joint Polar Satellite System-2 will launch aboard a ULA-built Atlas V 401 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California sometime in …

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Ball Aerospace Receives $421M Contract Modification to Provide Instruments for JPSS-3, JPSS-4

Ball Aerospace and Technologies (NYSE: BLL) has been awarded a potential $421 million contract modification by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to deliver ozone-monitoring instruments for the Joint Polar Satellite System follow-on JPSS-3 and JPSS-4 missions. Ball Aerospace said Friday it will manufacture, test and deliver Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite instruments — which …

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Northrop’s JPSS Microwave Sounder Contract Reaches $390M on New NOAA Order

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a contract modification to manufacture two passive microwave instruments for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s Joint Polar Satellite System, increasing the total contract value to $390.5 million. The $177.7 million modification awarded by NASA on behalf of NOAA requires Northrop to build,  test and deliver the Advanced …

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Scott Goss on PSS’s New NOAA Contract

Preferred Systems Solutions (PSS), announced  it has been awarded a three-year contract worth an approximate $3.3 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). According to the firm, “PSS will provide support for all phases of the acquisition and grants management lifecycles to include planning, requirements definition, solicitation and …

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