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NASA Plans New Ground System at Kennedy for Lockheed’s Orion, Boeing’s SLS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 31, 2016 — NASA will build new ground infrastructure at Kennedy Space Center to support the processing of the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) Orion spacecraft and Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) Space Launch System, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The space agency said Wednesday its plan is the result of an assessment by …

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David Keffer: Long-Term View, Cultural Integration Key to CSRA’s Strategy Post-Merger

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 31, 2016 — David Keffer, chief financial officer of CSRA (NYSE: CSRA), has indicated that contract recompetes and extensions are part of the company’s growth strategy as it moves forward in its first year of trading on the New York Stock Exchange, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. “[A] lesson …

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Vormetric Survey: Talent Shortage, Budget Issues Barriers to Federal Cyber Tech Adoption

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 30, 2016 — A survey by Vormetric reveals that federal IT leaders see the shortage in talent and ongoing budget constraints as the major hindrances to adoption of new data protection tools at government agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Thursday the survey of 100 senior agency IT …

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MTSI Secures $64M Army Contract for System-of-Systems Maintenance

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 30, 2016 — Modern Technology Solutions Inc. will update and maintain the U.S. Army‘s facilities for distributed digital simulation and system-of-systems development under a $63.8 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday the five-year contract runs through March 1, 2021. About Executive Mosaic: Founded in 2002, Executive Mosaic …

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General Dynamics, Huntington Ingalls Agree to Navy’s Submarine Unified Build Strategy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 30, 2016 — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) and Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) have agreed on the U.S. Navy‘s new build strategy for the manufacture of the Virginia-class and Ohio-class submarines through 2023, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. USNI News reported Monday the Navy’s “Submarine Unified Build Strategy” puts General …

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SAP NS2’s Mark Testoni: Counterterror Agencies Look to Digital Evidence in Investigations

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 30, 2016 — Mark Testoni, CEO of SAP‘s (NYSE: SAP) national security services business, has said law enforcement agencies have started to use digital evidence identification tools in investigations of terrorist activity, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Testoni, an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 for 2016, told CNBC in …

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CACI Eyes Geospatial Analytic Support to SOF Under SOCOM Contract; Ken Asbury Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 30, 2016 — CACI International (NYSE: CACI) will seek to provide geospatial analytic support to U.S. geographic combatant commands under a $180 million contract awarded by the U.S. Special Operations Command in early March, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The company said Monday the five-year contract works to help bolster its …

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Philips to Provide Patient Monitoring Systems Under $77M DLA Contract Modification

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 29, 2016 — A Philips (NYSE: PHG) subsidiary will continue to supply patient monitoring systems, accessories and spare parts to the U.S. military under a $77 million contract modification from the Defense Logistics Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday Philips Medical Systems will also provide training on the …

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Leidos, NIH Unveil Website to Match Biomedical Research Projects With Funding Sources

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 29, 2016 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has worked with the National Institutes of Health to build a website that works to facilitate public-private funding opportunities for biomedical research proposals, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Thursday the Online Partnership to Accelerate Research portal matches proposals based on research priority areas …

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Lockheed Martin Space Systems Hires New Strategy, Business Dev’t VP; Rick Ambrose Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 29, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has hired Kay Sears, formerly president of Intelsat General, as its space systems organization’s new vice president for strategy and business development, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. Lockheed said March 22 Sears will be in charge of the business unit’s strategic planning, …

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