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BAE Systems Unveils Microwave Close-In Weapon for Naval Platforms

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 22, 2018 — BAE Systems has developed a microwave close-in weapon system that it hopes to install on U.S. Navy vessels to supplement the Mk38 defense platform and counter threats such as aircraft, drones, missiles and other ships, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Drive reported Thursday the technology is comprised of planar …

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Hughes’ Rick Lober: Commercial Satellite Procurement to Guide DoD Space Acquisition

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 19, 2018 — Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of Hughes Network Systems‘ defense and intelligence systems unit, has said the procurement principles for commercial satellite technologies will serve to guide the Defense Department in its acquisition of space hardware, ExecutiveBiz reported Jan. 4. He wrote in a piece …

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Kratos Lands Delivery Order for Military Satellite Operations Support; Phil Carrai Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 19, 2018 — Phil Carrai, president of Kratos Defense and Security Solutions‘ technology and training division, has said a recently awarded U.S. Air Force delivery order to the company will facilitate integrated technical services for military satellite operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Jan. 5. The company said Jan. …

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AWS, Air Mobility Command Simulate Cloud Migration in Experiential Activity

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 19, 2018 — Amazon Web Services has worked with the Air Mobility Command in efforts to simulate an organization’s migration to a cloud infrastructure as officials seek to identify potential nontechnical issues in the event of such a transition, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The U.S. Air Force said Tuesday the …

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CSRA Leads Team for Computing Expansion at NASA’s Center for Climate Simulation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 19, 2018 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has been tasked by Goddard Space Flight Center to lead efforts at NASA to expand the computing capacity at the Center for Climate Simulation in support of scientific research, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it will collaborate with …

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BAE Systems Eyes Potential Qatar Order for 9 Hawk Trainers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 19, 2018 — BAE Systems could see a new international order for nine Hawk trainer aircraft after Qatari Defense Minister Khalid Bin Mohammad Al-Attiyah indicated government plans to increase its procurement from six trainers, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Dow Jones Newswires reported Wednesday that Al-Attiyah declared the new total …

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Accenture Unveils Boston Innovation Hub in Push for Partners’ Digital Transformation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 18, 2018 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has established a new facility in Boston, Massachusetts, that will serve as an innovation center for partners that seek to transform their organizations in line with the digital economy, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the hub is part of …

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CACI Unit to Provide Technical Services for NAWCAD Special Comms Division

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 18, 2018 — A business unit of CACI International (NYSE: CACI) will support the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division’s special communications mission solutions division under an $18.2 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday CACI’s integrated security solutions team will …

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SOSi’s John Avalos Named to INSA Advisory Committee

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 18, 2018 — SOS International Chief Operating Officer John Avalos, a former U.S. Army intelligence analyst, has joined the advisory committee of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday Avalos will participate in the committee’s efforts to explore how INSA can …

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AECOM Design & Consulting Services Gets New Leader for Environmental Health & Safety Mgmt

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 18, 2018 — AECOM (NYSE: ACM) has hired former General Electric executive Kristin Morico to serve as strategic executive director for environmental health and safety management within the company’s design and consulting services organization, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday Morico, who was the leader of global environmental …

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