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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Satcom Industry Saw Commercial-Military Partnership, Reform Efforts in 2015

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 13, 2016 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for U.S. government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, believes an ongoing collaborative program between the company, the Defense Department and other satellite operators will help boost commercial-military space operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in a blog entry posted …

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Preferred Systems Solutions Buys Tetra Concepts in IC Market Push; Jim Ballard Comments

Preferred Systems Solutions has acquired system architecture and software design company Tetra Concepts in support of efforts to expand PSS’ core offerings in professional services and presence in the national security sector. Northern Virginia-based PSS said Tuesday Tetra Concepts will also add to its portfolio of cybersecurity, data analytics and cloud-based technology …

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Huntington Ingalls Updates Adm. John Richardson on Military Ship Construction Programs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 12, 2016 — Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE: HII) shipbuilding division updated Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson on the current construction of the four classes of military vessels for the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Coast Guard, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. HII said Friday Richardson also toured the shipyard …

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SAP Receives CBP Certification for Automated Commercial Environments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 12, 2016 — SAP (NYSE: SAP) can now operate its Global Trade Services application in automated commercial environments for entry summaries after the company has received a U.S. Customs and Border Protection certification, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. SAP said Monday it will use ACE for its trade management technology to report the …

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Siemens, NPS Plant 2 Solar Panels at Manassas National Battlefield Park; Barbara Humpton Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 12, 2016 — Siemens‘ government technologies subsidiary and the National Park Service have installed two solar array systems at Manassas National Battlefield Park in Virginia as part of a 2014 Energy Savings Performance Contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. NPS said Jan. 5 the two solar panels will work to …

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General Atomics Subcontracts Hardware for JFK Aircraft Carrier

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 12, 2016 — General Atomics has awarded a $48 million subcontract to General Tool to provide hardware equipment for the U.S. Navy‘s USS John F. Kennedy aircraft carrier, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Cincinnati Business Courier reported Friday the award to the local defense and aerospace contractor covers motor support …

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Lockheed Martin Builds First of 33 F-35A Jets for Israel

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 12, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has begun the assembly of the four major structural components of Israel’s first F-35A aircraft at a facility in Texas ahead of its delivery in late 2016, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Sunday the first of 33 F-35A Adir conventional takeoff …

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ManTech Awarded Potential $200M Defense, IC Modernization Support Contract; Bill Varner Comments

ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) will provide systems modernization support to defense and intelligence agencies under a potential five-year, $200 million contract from the Defense Department. The company said Tuesday the contract covers systems engineering, integration, sustainment and deployment support services for global Intelligence Community missions. “ManTech is proud to support critical …

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Carahsoft to Sell Aconex’s Cloud Platforms Via GSA Schedule Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 11, 2016 — Carahsoft Technology will sell Aconex’s cloud-based collaboration tools through a General Services Administration schedule contract to U.S. government agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Aconex said Thursday the partnership agreement works to market and sell the online software company’s collaboration platforms through the GSA Advantage! online shopping system. “With …

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NASA Astronauts Test Boeing-Built CST-100 Training Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 11, 2016 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) let NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Eric Boe do a trial run of the CST-100 Starliner spacecraft using company-built training devices, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Boeing said Thursday these devices are equipped with CST-100’s switches and display panels to prepare the spacecraft’s four crewmen …

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