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Boeing Eyes Navy Requirements With Updated & New Super Hornet Avionics

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 10, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will work to manufacture and update F/A-18 Super Hornet avionics and other systems in line with the U.S. Navy‘s procurement requirements, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. National Defense Magazine reported Friday that Boeing is planning service life extensions for Block 2 systems as …

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Northrop’s Fire Scout Helicopter Drone Under Navy Evaluation for LCS Integration

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 10, 2018 — Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter has completed an initial operational test and evaluation that the U.S. Navy‘s Air Test and Evaluation Squadron 1 conducted aboard USS Coronado, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The U.S. Pacific Fleet said Friday the effort will help shape …

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Raytheon’s Seasparrow Block 2 Missile Completes 1st NATO-Run Live Flight Test

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 10, 2018 — The Raytheon-built (NYSE: RTN) Evolved Seasparrow Missile Block 2 system has undergone its first live-fire test during a demonstration flight overseen by NATO’s Seasparrow Project Office, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The U.S. Navy said Friday the activity focused on the function of the missile variant’s new …

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Inmarsat Government’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Terminals a Key Area for DoD Wideband Satcom Opportunities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 9, 2018 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy for Inmarsat Government, has noted that terminals are a key element in the findings of the Defense Department‘s analysis of alternatives on wideband satellite communications, ExecutiveBiz reported June 29. Space News reported June …

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CACI’s Ken Asbury Talks Acquisition Targets, Federal Market Outlook

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 9, 2018 — Ken Asbury, president and CEO of CACI International (NYSE: CACI), has said the company looks into factors such as cultural fit and go-to-market strategy when considering potential targets for acquisition, ExecutiveBiz reported July 2. Asbury, a five-time Wash100 award recipient, also told Government …

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Hortonworks, PSSC Labs Bundle HPC Tech With Cybersecurity Appliance; Shaun Bierweiler Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 6, 2018 — Hortonworks (Nasdaq: HDP) has collaborated with PSSC Labs to build a high-performance computing technology to support the Hortonworks Cybersecurity Platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. PSSC Labs said June 28 the CyberRax Cybersecurity Appliance works to deliver high-speed ingestion, real-time processing and alert summaries based on cybersecurity data to provide …

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KeyW to Support Army Intell Training Systems as Lockheed Subcontractor

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 6, 2018 — KeyW (Nasdaq: KEYW) will serve as a subcontractor to Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) under a six-year task order for training systems support as part of the latter’s potential $3.53 billion contract with the U.S. Army, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The task order via the Army Training …

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Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh: App Portfolio Should Guide Agencies’ IT Infrastructure Choice

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 5, 2018 — Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer and vice president of presales engineering at Dell EMC‘s federal business, believes it is important for federal agencies to first understand their application portfolio and modernization strategy prior to deploying a new information technology infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. …

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Lockheed Names 19 Missiles & Fire Control Suppliers With ‘Exemplary Performance’

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 5, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has recognized 19 small businesses that it says provided support to the Lockheed missiles and fire control unit last year in line with schedule, cost and process requirements, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the “exemplary performance” of …

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Inmarsat Government’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Funding, Leadership Support Needed to Leverage Comsatcom for National Security

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 3, 2018 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy for Inmarsat Government, has urged the administration to support appropriations focused on an integrated satellite communications infrastructure that utilizes commercial technologies in line with national security goals, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in …

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