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American Systems Earns CMMI-DEV 1.3 Quality Appraisal; Peter Smith Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 15, 2016 — American Systems has received a Maturity Level 3 quality appraisal under the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration for Development, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the CMMI-DEV 1.3 appraisal covers process management, engineering, project management and software development practices on its work with …

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Serco Gets 3-Year Extension on $1B SPAWAR C4ISR Contract; Dan Allen Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 15, 2016 — Serco Inc. has received a three-year extension to continue to compete for task orders under the potential $1.4 billion Global Installation Contract the U.S. Navy awarded in 2011, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday the contract extension provides for continued C4ISR systems support to …

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General Dynamics’ Manpack Radio Supports Lockheed MUOS Tests

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 14, 2016 — The U.S. Army has used General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) two-channel AN/PRC-155 Mobile User Objective System manpack radio during a demonstration of the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) MUOS satellite network, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. “These radios connect the new MUOS network, bridging lower-tier tactical networks… to the big Army network, reaching back to …

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Lockheed Taps Northrop to Provide Satellite Bus Inertial Measurement Unit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 14, 2016 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a contract to provide its LN-200S inertial measurement unit for Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) LM 300 satellite bus, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Northrop said Tuesday the IMU works to support vehicle control systems navigation and attitude control using angular motion and …

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AT&T to Provide IP Service for FCC Cloud Adoption; Mike Leff Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 14, 2016 — AT&T (NYSE: T) will provide an Internet Protocol service to the Federal Communications Commission to support mobile and cloud-based applications under a five-year contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. AT&T said Tuesday it aims to establish a connection between data centers and offices within FCC as part of the …

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Level 3 Communications’ David Young: Govt Procurement to Evolve as Tech Changes

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 14, 2016 — David Young, vice president of federal government sales at Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT), told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published Tuesday he believes government agencies will transition to more service-level agreements and company-owned/company-operated network environments. “It is interesting to see how the government will …

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Seagate’s US Govt Solutions Business Eyes HPC, Data Storage Opportunities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 14, 2016 — Seagate Technology‘s (Nasdaq: STX) U.S. government solutions business seeks to support agency high-performance computing initiatives and provide new storage technologies for large volumes of data, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. “The key parts of helping government through big data are the total cost of ownership and …

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IBM’s Anne Altman to Retire; Leidos’ Sam Gordy Named as Successor

Anne Altman, general manager of IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) U.S. federal and government industries, has confirmed her retirement after almost 30 years of work on both private and public sector programs, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Meredith Somers writes Sam Gordy, integrated systems group president at Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), will join …

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Raytheon Gets $85M AF Contract for Griffin A & B Missiles

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will supply Griffin A and Griffin B Block II and III missiles and provide engineering support services to the U.S. Air Force under an $85.5 million contract. The Defense Department said Wednesday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract is a sole-source award and includes test and support equipment for the missiles. Raytheon …

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Booz Allen Offers Sailfish Portfolio for Data Management

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 13, 2016 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) launched the Sailfish portfolio to provide government and commercial organizations the tools to manage raw data, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Booz Allen said Monday the portfolio aims to help users analyze datasets and collaborate with Booz Allen professionals on data management …

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