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2016 BMC Exchange to Tackle Digital Enterprise Mgmt for Govt; Brian Marvin Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 2, 2016 — BMC Software and its partner 1105 Public Sector Media Group has held this year’s BMC Exchange event with a theme centered on digital enterprise management for government agencies, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The companies said Thursday the event, held Tuesday in Washington, will feature hands-on tutorials …

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ASRC Federal to Support Lockheed Martin in Devt, Test of Long-Range Radar

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 1, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), with the help of ASRC Federal’s mission solutions business, will test the Long Range Discrimination Radar system for the Missile Defense Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. ASRC Federal said Tuesday it will provide software engineering, maintenance and construction services to support Lockheed. About Executive Mosaic: …

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PwC Survey: Enterprises Increasingly Adopt Risk-Based Security Frameworks to Counter Cyber Threats

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 1, 2016 — A new PwC survey found that enterprises are increasingly adopting risk-based cybersecurity frameworks and other security guidelines to boost efforts against cyber threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said 91 percent have implemented one or more risk-based frameworks, including that of the National Institute of …

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Lockheed, UK Air Traffic Mgmt Firm Partner on Aviation Systems Integration

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 1, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has partnered with NATS to explore and integrate air traffic management systems for the U.K. aviation market in support of the Single European Sky ATM Research initiative, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Lockheed said Thursday it will help NATS’ technology transformation efforts as the British …

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Grant Thornton Names Vishal Chawla Managing Principal for Cyber Risk Advisory Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 1, 2016 — Grant Thornton has appointed Vishal Chawla, a former principal at Deloitte‘s risk advisory practice, as managing principal of its cyber risk advisory services unit, GovCon Executive reported Friday. Grant Thornton said Thursday Chawla will be based in Virginia and has previously worked at Oracle‘s …

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Raytheon Demos Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle’s Redesigned Thrusters as Part of MDA Test

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 1, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has worked with the Missile Defense Agency to perform an in-flight test on the Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the activity works to gather data to validate the EKV’s redesigned thrusters as part of MDA’s test on …

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February 1 Morning Report: GovCon Index Recovers From Correction

The GovCon Index closed Friday with a 2.643-percent gain to 71.807 to surge out of correction territory. The gain comes amid a recovery in technology stocks and investor optimism on a slowdown of future interest rate increases by the Federal Reserve.   Top GovCon Index Gainers Symbol Company $ Current Price …

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DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-4 Satellite to Start Operations Early 2017

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 29, 2016 — DigitalGlobe’s (NYSE: DGI) WorldView-4 satellite is scheduled to start commercial operations early next year to provide high-resolution Earth imagery products and services, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it has received $335 million in commitments from customers to have direct access capacity from WorldView-3 and WorldView-4. WorldView-4 will have …

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DISA Awards CenturyLink 4 Network Services Task Orders; Tim Meehan Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 29, 2016 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) will provide network and data transmission support for the Defense Information Systems Agency‘s Defense Information Systems Network under four task orders worth $10 million, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the networks in Colorado, Virginia, Alabama and Nebraska will be provided …

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AECOM Awarded for Environmental Remediation, Climate Adaptation Projects

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 29, 2016 — AECOM (NYSE: ACM) has received recognition from the Climate Change Business Journal and the Environmental Business Journal for its environmental remediation and climate adaptation efforts, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the awards are for its work on domestic and international projects, …

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