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Northrop-Built Spacecraft Completes 11-Year NASA Mission in Asteroid Belt

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 5, 2018 — A Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) spacecraft that was built to study Vesta and Ceres in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter has concluded its mission after 11 years of providing data and images to researchers, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the Dawn …

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HPE’s Spaceborne Computer to Provide HPC Support for Space Research

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 5, 2018 — Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) will provide high-performance computing services to astronauts at the International Space Station using its Spaceborne Computer, which has completed a yearlong evaluation of its operation in space conditions, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the supercomputer will …

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Northrop Preps for 2nd DreamPort Rapid Prototyping Event After Previous Win; Ginger Wierzbanowski Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 2, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) is planning to join a rapid prototyping challenge to be hosted by the U.S. Cyber Command-backed DreamPort cyber facility early this month following its win in the previous event in September, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 5. The company said Oct. …

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PAE Lands 11-Year USAF Contract for F-35 Construction Site Security Services in UK

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 2, 2018 — PAE will help secure F-35 renovation and construction facilities in Lakenheath, England, under a potential $35M contract with the U.S. Air Force‘s 48th Civil Engineering Squadron, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the 11-year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity construction site security contract covers information monitoring, protection services …

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HII Names Triumph Group as Remote Valve Actuation Systems Supplier for Navy Carrier

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 2, 2018 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has tapped Triumph Group to support efforts to update the U.S. Navy‘s USS George Washington aircraft carrier as part of the former’s previously awarded $2.8B contract with the service branch, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Triumph said Wednesday its integrated …

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Accenture Federal Services Hires Johns Hopkins APL’s Ian McCulloh as Chief Data Scientist

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 1, 2018 — Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business has appointed Ian McCulloh, formerly chief scientist at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, as chief data scientist within the company’s analytics and applied intelligence practice, ExecutiveGov reported Wednesday. The U.S. Army veteran, who has also worked as …

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CenturyLink’s David Young Outlines EIS Contract Consolidation With Level 3

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 1, 2018 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has consolidated its position on the General Services Administration‘s $50B Enterprise Infrastructure Services contract a year after the close of its Level 3 Communications acquisition, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 4. Nextgov reported Oct. 3 that Level 3 has been removed from the pool …

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SAP NS2 to Utilize Drone Aviation Video Footage Tech for ISR Platforms

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 1, 2018 — SAP National Security Services has partnered with Drone Aviation to integrate a drone-based video capture application into the former’s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Drone Aviation said Tuesday SAP NS2’s on-premise and cloud-based ISR platforms featuring “sense making” machine learning functions, combined …

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CGI Moves USAID IT Infrastructure to Hybrid Cloud Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 1, 2018 — CGI (NYSE: GIB) has collaborated with the U.S. Agency for International Development in an effort to migrate the agency’s information technology infrastructure to the cloud in line with the government’s Cloud First Policy, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it utilized the CGI …

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Northrop Lands $55M Contract for Unified Military Cyber System Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 31, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will continue its work to develop a joint cybersecurity system for the military under a potential $54.6M contract from the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday Northrop Grumman Systems will also work to integrate, field and …

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