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AWS Program Hosts Hubble Telescope Data in Cloud for Free Public Access

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 10, 2018 — An Amazon Web Services program has been helping the Space Telescope Science Institute keep space observation data collected by the Hubble Space Telescope available to the public as well as researchers free of cost, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the AWS Public Dataset program has …

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SSL to Study Possible Satellite Manufacturing in Space; Richard White Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 7, 2018 — SSL will help NASA conduct a feasibility study on the use of space-based commercial habitats to house satellite manufacturing operations in an effort to address challenges in launch schedules and volume, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 30. Parent company Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) said Aug. 29 SSL will …

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BAE’s Peder Jungck Named to Industry Cyber Cooperation Forum’s Steering Committee

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 7, 2018 — Peder Jungck, vice president and general manager of intelligence solutions at BAE Systems Inc., has joined the steering committee of a group established by the BAE Systems parent company in the U.K. to push for industry collaboration against cyber threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. …

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Lockheed Martin Backs Competition on AI-Enabled Autonomous Drones

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 7, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has partnered with the Drone Racing League to establish a competition focused on utilizing artificial intelligence to operate an unmanned aircraft system, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday participants in the $2M AlphaPilot Innovation Challenge will be tasked to develop an …

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Leidos Tops Black Book’s Health IT Consultant Rankings for 2018

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 7, 2018 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has received recognition from Black Book Market Research as the top health information technology consultant for 2018 based on a survey of approximately 2K healthcare organizations, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it received the highest marks for customer experience …

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Northrop, Duke & UW to Produce Metamaterial-Based Military Aircraft Antennas

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 7, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) is collaborating with Duke University and the University of Washington to utilize metamaterials in building configurable military aircraft antennas as part of a Defense Department-funded research project, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Duke’s Pratt School of Engineering said Tuesday the team, through …

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DLH Mission Services & Solutions Receives CMMI Level 3 Rating; Helene Fisher Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 6, 2018 — A business unit of DLH has been appraised at maturity level 3 of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration program after undergoing an assessment of its business processes, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 29. The company said Aug. 28 its mission services and solutions operating …

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AECOM Eyes Work Under $28B DoD Tech R&D Contract; John Vollmer Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 6, 2018 — AECOM (NYSE: ACM) will support technology research and development efforts at the Defense Department‘s Defense Technical Information Center through its position on a potential $28B contract from the DoD Information Analysis Centers, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 24. The company said Aug. 23 its URS Federal Services …

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Kratos Tasked With Radar Engineering, Technical Support Under $67M Navy Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 6, 2018 — Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) will provide engineering and technical support for U.S. Navy radar programs under a potential $67.5M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the Naval Surface Warfare Center – Dahlgren Division’s electromagnetic and sensor systems department selected Kratos …

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IBM to Develop Blockchain-Based Public Health Info Tracking System for CDC

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 6, 2018 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) will work with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on a project that aims to utilize blockchain technology to build a secure and transparent public health information system, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Fast Company reported Tuesday that the planned blockchain-based system …

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