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General Atomics Pushes MQ-25 Bid With Aircraft Carrier Deck Taxi, Launch & Recovery Demo

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 18, 2018 — A business unit of General Atomics has conducted a demonstration of flight deck taxi and launch-and-recovery operations aboard an aircraft carrier using the Predator C Avenger unmanned aerial vehicle in support of the company’s bid on the U.S. Navy‘s MQ-25 Stingray carrier-based tanker drone program, ExecutiveBiz …

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Orbital ATK Positions NGL Rocket for Air Force Launch Services Agreement

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 16, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has submitted a bid for one of the U.S. Air Force‘s Launch Services Agreements, with the company’s Next Generation Launch system as the rocket on offer, in response to the service branch’s efforts to identify multiple launch options for national …

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Raytheon Lands Army Contract to Demo Mobile Intell Platform; Todd Probert Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 16, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will work to demonstrate to the U.S. Army a mobile intelligence platform designed to enable data gathering and access for deployed warfighters, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the FoXTEN demonstration is part of an Army contract that seeks …

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Hughes’ Tony Bardo: Mixed Connectivity Approach Critical for Govt. Communications

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 13, 2018 — Tony Bardo, assistant vice president of Hughes Network Systems‘ government solutions business, has said communication service providers should offer multiple connectivity options to public sector customers in order to address critical situations, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Via Satellite reported Wednesday that Bardo favored a mixed …

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George Krivo: DynCorp Eyes Continued Organic Growth in Core Markets

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 3, 2018 — George Krivo, CEO of DynCorp International, has said the company is seeing opportunity for continued top- and bottom-line growth amid the current fiscal environment and the “attractiveness” of the company’s core logistics and aviation markets. He told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published March …

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ACT I named finalist for SECAF ‘Govt. Project of the Year’ award; Neil Albert comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 11, 2018 — Advanced Concepts and Technologies International‘s flagship program to support the F-35 Joint Program Office is a finalist for the Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum’s “Government Project of the Year” award for 2018, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. “This is a significant honor for …

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Retired HII exec Matt Mulherin earns recognition for work on ship construction programs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 11, 2018 — Matt Mulherin, retired president of Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ (NYSE: HII) Newport News Shipbuilding business, has received recognition from the Navy League for his work on ship construction and maintenance projects, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. HII said Monday the Navy League presented the Fleet Admiral …

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Cubic Global Defense exhibits at Sea-Air-Space Expo; Dave Buss comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 10, 2018 — A Cubic (NYSE: CUB) business unit has set up an exhibit at this year’s Navy League-hosted Sea-Air-Space Exposition in Maryland, featuring its Immersive Virtual Ship Environment and Joint Strike Fighter P5 Internal Subsystem platforms, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday Cubic Global Defense is set …

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Johns Hopkins APL adds former CIA Deputy Director Avril Haines as senior fellow

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 10, 2018 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has named a former CIA deputy director and deputy national security adviser during the Obama administration as a senior fellow, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The lab said Friday Avril Haines, who also served as legal adviser to the National …

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Tiffanny Gates: Novetta Explores Machine Learning, Cloud to Drive Data Analytics Opportunities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 9, 2018 — Tiffanny Gates, president and CEO of Novetta, has said the analytics company is building on its machine learning capability for application to text, images and behaviors in line with opportunities in the defense and intelligence sector. She told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published …

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