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Boeing Sets Up Australia-Based Autonomous Tech Dev’t Program; Chris Raymond Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 12, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) plans to launch a three-year technology development program in Australia focused on autonomous systems in efforts to build on the country’s capabilities in the air and sea domain, ExecutiveBiz reported. The company said the program is part of its ongoing …

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Intel’s Melvin Greer Eyes Ethical Baseline for AI Tech Programming

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 12, 2018 — Melvin Greer, chief data scientist at Intel‘s (Nasdaq: INTC) public sector business, has said an ethical standard in programming artificial intelligence platforms should be top of mind for developers to mitigate the abuse of the technology, ExecutiveBiz reported. Bisnow reported that Greer told …

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General Atomics Concludes Acoustic Detection Tech Demo at Army Event

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 12, 2018 — A General Atomics business unit has completed a demonstration of an acoustic detection system during the U.S. Army‘s Maneuver Fires Integrated Experiment in Oklahoma, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems participated at the event in Fort Sill to showcase the Fencepost acoustic …

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Orbital ATK Lands $86M Air Force Contract for ISR Aircraft Delivery to Afghanistan

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 12, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will deliver armed intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft for Afghanistan under an $86.4 million contract from the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will provide the AC-208 aircraft to support the Afghan air force …

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AT&T to Deploy Spectrum Allotted for FirstNet Public Safety Network

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 9, 2018 — AT&T (NYSE: T) will begin to field the Band 14 spectrum to first responders as it aims to deliver a national public safety broadband network under a task order from the First Responder Network Authority, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. FirstNet said Wednesday the company will deploy …

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Raytheon to Update Radar, Jammer Systems for Navy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 9, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will work to update the U.S. Navy‘s Air and Missile Defense Radar and Next Generation Jammer systems as well as develop X-band radar under a $20 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday the contract to Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems covers …

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DynCorp to Provide Base Support at Army Garrison Kwajalein Atoll

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 9, 2018 — DynCorp International will provide base operations and maintenance support services to a U.S. Army garrison in the Marshall Islands under a $43.1 million award, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the Logistics Civil Augmentation Program IV contract modification serves to extend its base operations services, including logistics, administrative, …

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Lockheed, MBDA Form JV as Team Negotiates German Missile Defense System Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 9, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has created a joint venture with MBDA as part of efforts to negotiate a contract with Germany’s military procurement office to build the country’s future integrated air and missile defense system, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. MBDA said Thursday the TLVS joint …

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CAE Lands Navy FMS Deal for Seahawk Helicopter Crew Trainer

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 9, 2018 — CAE USA will produce an aircrew mission training system for the S-70B Seahawk helicopter fleet in Brazil under a foreign military sales contract from the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the contract covers the delivery of a tactical operational flight trainer …

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CSRA Gets DISA Provisional Authorization for milCloud 2.0 Deployment

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 8, 2018 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has secured provisional authorization at Impact Level 5 to deploy and operate milCloud 2.0 in support of military and national security platforms with controlled unclassified information and mission-critical data, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the Defense Information Systems Agency authorization serves to …

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