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ICF: Majority of Fed Leaders Want Citizen Experience as Priority in Digital Transformation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 26, 2018 — ICF (Nasdaq: ICFI) has found via a survey that 90 percent of federal agency leaders believe their organizations should prioritize citizen experience in their digital transformation initiatives, even as 80 percent indicate greater focus on back-end technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday 91 percent …

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IBM, AFRL Build Supercomputer That Features Brain-Inspired Neural Network

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 26, 2018 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has collaborated with the Air Force Research Laboratory to develop an experimental supercomputer designed to operate with computing power similar to a human neural network to perform pattern recognition and sensory processing applications, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. AFRL’s information directorate said …

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General Atomics, Partner Test Performance of Arresting Hook for Proposed Navy Drone Tanker

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 25, 2018 — A General Atomics business unit has completed tests on the performance of an arresting hook that it built with Fokker for a proposed U.S. Navy unmanned aerial refueling aircraft under the MQ-25 Stingray program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. and Fokker worked to verify …

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SSL-Built Comms Satellite Performs Post-Launch Maneuvers on Schedule

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 25, 2018 — An SSL-built communications satellite has begun post-launch operations following its deployment Sunday as part of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket liftoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) company said Monday the Telstar 19 VANTAGE satellite it built …

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Maximus Named Medicaid Enrollment Broker for Wisconsin Health Services Agency

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 25, 2018 — Maximus (NYSE: MMS) will serve as Medicaid enrollment broker for the Wisconsin health services department and help educate beneficiaries about plan coverage options under a potential $11.7 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday it will provide enrollment support to members of Wisconsin’s …

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Iridium Taps Rockwell Collins as Certus Service Provider for Aviation Sector

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 25, 2018 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) has entered into a partnership with Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) to offer government, business and commercial aviation customers an L-band broadband service for aircraft connectivity, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Rockwell Collins will provide the Iridium Certus service as part of its …

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Boeing’s Leanne Caret: Data Sharing for AI Dev’t Will Be on Per-Case Basis

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 25, 2018 — Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business, has indicated the company will consider several factors, including the nature of the client, in potential opportunities for data sharing to drive artificial intelligence development, ExecutiveBiz reported July 16. …

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CAE Showcases New Fixed-Base Military Helicopter Training Platform; Gene Colabatistto Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 24, 2018 — CAE has revealed a new helicopter simulation platform at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow in the U.K. that the company aims to offer to military customers for mission and flight training, ExecutiveBiz reported July 17. The company said July 16 the CAE 700 Mission Reality …

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AT&T Connects 2,500 Sites to Band 14 Spectrum for Increased FirstNet Coverage

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 24, 2018 — AT&T (NYSE: T) has provided connectivity with the Band 14 spectrum for public safety communications to approximately 2,500 of the more than 10,000 target U.S. sites under the First Responder Network Authority program’s build-out phase, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the Band 14 …

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Boeing Presents ICBM Design Options for Air Force Nuclear Deterrence Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 24, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has submitted designs for the U.S. Air Force‘s future intercontinental ballistic missile system following a review of requirements under the Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent program, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the GBSD design options fulfill a program milestone as it …

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