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Army Deploys Upgraded General Dynamics-Built Tactical Comms Network

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 18, 2015 — The U.S. Army has implemented the updated General Dynamics-built (NYSE: GD) Warfighter Information Network-Tactical system to support tactical voice, data and video communications, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Army said Tuesday the WIN-T Increment 1 upgrade includes tactical communications hardware consolidated into virtualized servers. About Executive …

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Boeing Ships High-Power Mobile Satellite to Mexican Government

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 18, 2015 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has delivered the Morelos-3 702 high-power satellite to the Mexican government to help enhance its national security, civil and humanitarian programs, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday they will conduct a field test of the mobile satellite ahead of full operations in mid-2016. …

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ManTech to Provide Cyber R&D Support Under $5B DTIC Contract; Bill Varner Comments

ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) will provide cyber research and development support to the Defense Technical Information Center under the potential $5 billion Cyber Security and Information Systems Technical Area Tasks multiple-award contract. The company said Friday the contract covers software analysis, information assurance, modeling and simulation, knowledge management and other support services …

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Lockheed Gets $361M Modification on PAC-3 Price Requirements for FMS Deal

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $360.7 million contract modification from the U.S. Army for Patriot Advanced Capability-3 price requirements on a foreign military sale agreement with Saudi Arabia, South Korea and the United Arab Emirates. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will perform work in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Massachusetts …

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Boeing to Update Navy’s P-8A Trainers Under $178M Contract Modification

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will perform upgrades on the U.S. Navy‘s P-8A multimission maritime aircraft training systems, electronic classrooms and support center under a $178.1 million contract modification. The Defense Department said Thursday contract work covers updates to operational flight, weapons tactics and part task trainers and the training facilities at Navy installations …

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France Requests 3rd General Atomics Reaper Drone Under FMS Deal With USAF

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 17, 2015 — France has requested a third General Atomics-built Reaper drone that it expects to receive from the U.S. government by 2019 as part of a $1.5 billion contract awarded in 2013, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The French defense ministry said Dec. 10 the purchase order is under a …

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Deloitte’s Dan Helfrich: Govt to Engage Further on Workforce Transformation, Human Capital

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 17, 2015 — Dan Helfrich, incoming head of Deloitte‘s federal practice, has said workforce transformation and other human capital initiatives will be key areas of interest in government. He told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published Wednesday that he believes the public sector will also put more effort on performance …

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Fulcrum Collects Toy Donations for Marine Corps Campaign; Jeff Handy Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 17, 2015 — Fulcrum has collected a total of 300 toys from its employees during a competition in an effort to support U.S. Marine Corps‘ Toys for Tots campaign, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. “It is exciting to see our employees participating and giving so generously for …

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MarkLogic’s Kevin Shelly: Change in Govt Culture Key to Mgmt of Unstructured Data

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 17, 2015 — Kevin Shelly, vice president of MarkLogic‘s public sector business, has addressed that a change in culture can be a tool to solve data management issues in government, ExecutiveGov reported Wednesday. FedTech Magazine reported Tuesday that Shelly told his audience at the 360 Degrees of Government Data forum that …

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Engility Secures C2 Systems Support Contract Extension; Tony Smeraglinolo Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 17, 2015 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) will continue to provide command-and-control systems upgrade and technical support to the Naval Surface Warfare Center under a $14 million contract extension, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the contract work covers support for NSWC Panama City Division’s Joint and Expeditionary …

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