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Riverbed’s Davis Johnson: Agencies With Eye on Cloud Migration Should Advance Network Modernization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 9, 2018 — Davis Johnson, vice president of Riverbed Technology‘s U.S. public sector business, has said network modernization should be aligned with agency efforts to migrate to the cloud to help technology leaders set up policies across networks and determine effects on network performance, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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Lockheed Martin Tapped for US-Oman FMS Deal on F-16 Software Updates

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 9, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been named as the prime contractor on a potential $62 million foreign military sale of incremental software updates for Oman’s F-16 aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Friday the State Department cleared Oman’s request to …

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Northrop Grumman Lands Contract to Repair, Update Navy Navigation Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 9, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will provide repair and update services for the U.S. Navy‘s AN/WSN-7 inertial navigation system, AN/WSN-7A ring laser gyro-navigation system and AN/WSN-7B ring laser gyrocompass under a potential $30 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the award covers software, firmware and …

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BAE Systems Offers Cloud-Based Cyber Tool for Supply Chains

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 9, 2018 — BAE Systems has unveiled a new service that works to secure integrated supply chains against cyber threats and breaches using a cloud environment, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. IFSEC Global reported Friday the Supply Chain Assurance cybersecurity tool aims to mitigate security risks in the supplier network …

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General Atomics to Deliver Capacitors for DoD Checkpoint Vehicle Stopper

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 5, 2018 — A General Atomics business unit will provide high-energy density capacitors for a Defense Department program that utilizes a Pre-Emplaced Vehicle Stopper in support of force protection and checkpoint operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems will supply the capacitors to help the DoD …

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Orbital ATK Secures Air Force Contract for Fuze Full-Rate Production

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 5, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has begun full-rate production of hard-target void-sensing fuze assemblies for the U.S. Air Force under a $23 million initial contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday its FMU-167/B HTVSF is all-electronic and features sensors as well as hardened electronics, which have …

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BAE Systems, Partner to Produce Air Force Bomber Armament Tester

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 5, 2018 — A BAE Systems-led team is working to design and manufacture a common armament testing platform for the U.S. Air Force‘s B-1B, B-2A and B-52H bomber aircraft under a potential $64.5 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. BAE partner Marvin Test Solutions said Wednesday the Bomber Armament Tester system will serve to test all …

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Lockheed Lands Army Contract Modification for Helicopter Sights & Sensor System FMS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 5, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will supply target acquisition and night-vision sensor kits for Egypt’s fleet of AH-64 Apache helicopters under a potential $25.2 million contract modification awarded through the U.S. Army, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Dec. 29 the modification includes foreign military sales …

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Boeing Subsidiary to Extend Dev’t Work on Twin-Engine UAS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 5, 2018 — Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) Aurora Flight Sciences subsidiary will continue its work to develop a twin-engine unmanned aircraft system for the U.S. Air Force under a potential $48 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Aurora said Wednesday the contract covers certification of the Orion UAS for deployment at international locations …

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Deloitte-Built Graph Tool Supports CBP Analytics, Visualization Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 4, 2018 — Deloitte has helped develop a graph tool that the Customs and Border Protection agency has deployed for its data analytics and visualization applications in efforts to identify threat actors, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. GCN reported Dec. 21 Deloitte utilized DataStax‘s Enterprise data management and DSE Graph database platforms to build …

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