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Vinny Sica: Lockheed Upgrades to Help Sustain Air Force GPS Control Segment

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 16,  2015 — Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) GPS Intrusion Protection Reinforcement updates for the U.S. Air Force has entered into full operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. “The GPS Control Segment Sustainment contract is vitally important to the sustainment of positioning, navigation and timing services for our military, …

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Booz Allen’s Robin Portman, Christine Lucy Receive Honors From March of Dimes

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 16,  2015 — Robin Portman and Christine Lucy of Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) have received recognition at the March of Dimes’ 15th Annual Heroines of Washington Gala, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. 3BL Media reported Nov. 9 Portman was a finalist for the Heroine of Washington Award while Lucy …

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Mike Kahn: Orbital ATK Eyes UAE Regional Partnership With New Affiliate Firm

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 16,  2015 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has partnered with Al Tuff International to establish an affiliate company in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 9. The affiliate will work to support Orbital ATK’s defense products and services portfolio for the region, the …

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MTSI Honored as ‘Military Friendly Employer’ for 2016; Kevin Robinson Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 16,  2015 — Modern Technology Solutions Inc. has been included as one of the companies in Victory Media‘s Military Friendly Employer list for 2016, GovCon Executive reported Nov. 6. The designation recognizes MTSI’s employment programs for military spouses and veterans, the company said Nov. 5. “We are …

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SAP NS2’s Mark Testoni: Human Element Should be Center of National Security Dialogue

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 16,  2015 — SAP National Security Services (NYSE: SAP) highlighted the role of humans alongside technology in support of national security during the recent SAP NS2 Solutions Summit, GovCon Executive reported Nov. 6. The company said Nov. 5 the event focused on the empowerment of people as a …

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November 16 Morning Report: GovCon Index Sees 2.36% Drop for the Week

The GovCon Index closed Friday with a decline of 0.564 points to 75.400, ending the week with a 2.36-percent loss. The Index’s performance this previous week increased 2.36 percent over the past month and 7.75 percent since the fourth quarter began Oct. 1. Top GovCon Index Gainers Symbol Company $ Current Price Net …

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Mike Kahn: Orbital ATK’s New Saudi Arabia Subsidiary Eyes Support for US Ally

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 13,  2015 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has established a new subsidiary in Saudi Arabia that seeks to support the country’s national security and defense sectors, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday Alliant Techsystems Operations will be based in Riyadh and led by Salman Al Malik as CEO. “This …

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Woolpert Buys Leica Aerial Laser Scanners to Support Mapping Programs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 13,  2015 — Woolpert has bought three Leica ALS80 lidar-based aerial laser scanners from Leica Geosystems to support its work with the U.S. Geological Survey, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Woolpert said Tuesday the purchase works to expand its offerings in aerial data collection and bolster its mapping programs. About Executive Mosaic: Founded in 2002, Executive …

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Matt Desch: First Iridium NEXT Satellites to Launch in April

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 13,  2015 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) has moved back the launch schedule for the first two Iridium NEXT satellites in order to fix an issue discovered on the Ka-band transmit-receive modules, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Spaceflight Now reported Tuesday the satellites will launch instead in April after prime contractor Thales Alenia Space …

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Chris Smith: DHS Picks AT&T for Einstein 3 Accelerated Intrusion Prevention Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 13,  2015 — AT&T (NYSE: T) will support the Department of Homeland Security‘s Einstein 3 Accelerated program and work to help federal civilian agencies secure their systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Chris Smith, vice president for technology at AT&T’s government solutions business, wrote in a blog entry posted …

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