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Intel’s Melvin Greer to Talk Deep Learning as Panelist at NVTC Event

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 12, 2018 — Melvin Greer, chief data scientist for Intel‘s (Nasdaq: INTC) public sector business in the Americas, is scheduled to be a panelist at a Northern Virginia Technology Council event on Jan. 31, GovCon Executive reported. He will participate in a discussion on deep learning …

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General Atomics to Supply Drones for ISR Missions at Centcom Area of Operations

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 12, 2018 — A General Atomics business unit is set to receive work to supply contractor-owned/contractor-operated unmanned aircraft systems for Task Force Southwest’s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Naval Air Systems Command said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday that General Atomics Aeronautical Systems …

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Boeing Develops UAV Prototype to Test Autonomy, Electric Propulsion Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 12, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has unveiled a prototype electric unmanned aerial vehicle that it aims to use as a testbed for the development of autonomous and electric propulsion technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the vertical-takeoff-and-landing multicopter UAV will serve as a cargo air …

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Orbital ATK-Built Multimission Satellite Preps for Launch

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 12, 2018 — The Orbital ATK-built (NYSE: OA) GovSat-1 multimission satellite has been shipped to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in preparation for its launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at the end of the month, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. GovSat said Thursday the satellite will work to support a …

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Avaya Names SVP, GM for New Cloud Business

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 12, 2018 — Avaya has formed a new cloud business and hired Mercer Rowe, IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) former vice president of strategic partners for the Watson and cloud computing platforms, as the new unit’s senior VP and general manager, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday Rowe brings …

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Leidos Employees to Get Awards at BEYA Conference; Roger Krone Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 11, 2018 — Several Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) employees are set to receive recognition at the 32nd annual Black Engineer of the Year Awards conference from Feb. 8 to 10 for their work in technology development, mentoring as well as sales and marketing, GovCon Executive reported Jan. …

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AT&T Previews Infrastructure Monitoring Tech for Smart Cities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 11, 2018 — AT&T (NYSE: T) is testing a technology platform that will work to support organizations in the remote monitoring of roads, railways and other infrastructure as part of smart city initiatives, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the AT&T Smart Cities Structure Monitoring offering …

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Cubic Transportation Systems Plans Facility, Workforce Expansion in India

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 11, 2018 — A Cubic (NYSE: CUB) business unit aims to expand its regional presence in India with a larger facility and workforce to support new U.S. contracts, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the future expanded Cubic Transportation Systems facility in Hyderabad and doubled personnel headcount …

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DSA Taps Former DHS, Justice Dept CIO Luke McCormack for Federal Advisory Board

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 11, 2018 — Data Systems Analysts has added Luke McCormack, former chief information officer of the Department of Homeland Security, to its federal advisory board, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The company said McCormack, who has also served as CIO of the Justice Department, brings to the board his experience in information …

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Deloitte Names FBI Vet to Lead Efforts Under Cyber Risk Services Practice

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 11, 2018 — Deloitte has hired James Turgal, former executive assistant director of FBI‘s information and technology branch, as managing director of the cyber risk services practice within the company’s risk and financial advisory unit, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the retired FBI official brings experience in counterterrorism, …

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