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Lockheed Martin Gets High Marks in Carbon Disclosure Project

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 6,  2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been recognized by the Carbon Disclosure Project for the company’s efforts to report on its business operations in relation to climate change, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. Lockheed said Wednesday it is in the 90th percentile of companies that have practiced transparency …

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Fluor Receives Highways England Safety Award for UK Telecom Infrastructure Project

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 6,  2015 — Fluor (NYSE: FLR) has received a safety award for its management of the National Roads Telecommunications Services project in the U.K., GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday Highways England gave the Significant Achievement Award for Safety to Fluor for achieving 3 million safe working hours …

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Boeing Unveils AH-64 Apache Attack Helicopter For South Korea

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 5, 2015  – South Korea who agreed in 2013 to purchase 36 Boeing AH-64 Apache attack helicopters got an opportunity to see the newest helicopter up close, as reported by UPI. The viewing of the helicopter took place in Mesa Arizona and was attended by Boeing …

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Intel, Honeywell Develop Internet of Things Tech for Workplace Safety

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 5,  2015 — Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) has partnered with Honeywell (NYSE: HON) to develop an Internet of Things tool that works to help boost productivity and workplace safety among first responders and industrial workers, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Honeywell said Tuesday the Honeywell Connected Worker system, which the team exhibited at …

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Inmarsat Extends Global Xpress Coverage to Americas, Atlantic Govt Users

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 5,  2015 — Inmarsat has expanded the coverage of the Global Xpress satellite communications network to serve the public sector in the Americas and the Atlantic Ocean region, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Satnews reported Tuesday the new coverage adds to Global Xpress’ public-sector satellite services in Asia, Africa, Europe and …

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Gene Colabatistto a 2015 Inductee Into GWU’s Engineering Hall of Fame

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 5,  2015 — Gene Colabatistto, group president for defense and security at CAE (NYSE: CAE), is a new inductee into the George Washington University Engineering Hall of Fame, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. GWU’s School of Engineering and Applied Science listed Colabatistto among this year’s Hall of Fame class, which includes six other industry …

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Mitre Employees Receive Women of Color STEM Awards; Julie Gravallese Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 5,  2015 — Ten female Mitre employees have received recognition from Women of Color magazine for their contributions in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. Mitre said Tuesday the magazine handed out the awards during the 2015 Women of Color STEM Conference held in October. …

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General Dynamics Subsidiary Christens Newest Guided-Missile Destroyer

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 4,  2015 — A subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has christened the USS Rafael Peralta guided-missile destroyer during a ceremony at its shipyard in Maine, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday General Dynamics Bath Iron Works will deliver the destroyer to the U.S. Navy in 2016. About Executive …

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Microsoft, Esri Integrate Location, Spatial Analytics Functions With Cloud

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 4,  2015 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has partnered with Esri to include spatial analytics and location services in the Microsoft Azure IoT Suite to help utilize data streams in the Internet of Things, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Esri said Monday the technology integration works to deliver ready-to-use, preconfigured platform services in …

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Lockheed, Partners Establish Machining-Focused JV in Abu Dhabi

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 4,  2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has formed a joint venture with Injaz National and Exechon in the United Arab Emirates in a push to deliver machining technology to the automotive, aerospace and defense sectors, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Lockheed said Monday the Exechon Enterprises JV is based …

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