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BAE’s Al Whitmore: Internal R&D to Drive Efforts Under Pentagon’s DTIC IAC Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 29, 2018 — Al Whitmore, president of the intelligence and security sector of BAE Systems Inc., has said the company aims to build on its internal research and development activities to fulfill work under a multi-award contract with the Defense Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 2. The …

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Northrop Designates Latest Space Station Cargo Resupply Spacecraft as SS John Young

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 29, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has named the Cygnus spacecraft that will launch Nov. 15 to bring scientific cargo to the International Space Station after the late NASA astronaut and U.S. Navy officer John Young, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. NASA said Friday the S.S. John Young, which will …

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AWS-Sponsored Event Produces Projects for State Dept. Diplomacy Center Exhibit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 29, 2018 — Amazon Web Services served as sponsor of a State Department-backed “hackathon” in Washington that sought to highlight the use of data visualization to illustrate the impact of diplomatic activities, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. AWS said Thursday the department’s U.S. Diplomacy Center and the World Resources Institute hosted …

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Raytheon Picks Cybraics & Authentic8 Tech in Push for Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity; John DeSimone Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 24, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has established partnerships with Cybraics and Authentic8 in an effort to advance artificial intelligence, analytics and isolated browser technology to bolster the cybersecurity of financial, health, electoral and other critical infrastructure systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 3. Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services …

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Cubic Chairman & CEO Bradley Feldmann Named Board Leadership Fellow at NACD

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 24, 2018 — Cubic (NYSE: CUB) Chairman, President and CEO Bradley Feldmann will join the National Association of Corporate Directors fellowship program as a board leadership fellow, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday NACD fellows are part of an annual program of study aimed to generate …

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General Atomics to Supply Li-ion Battery for Testing on SOCOM Undersea Vehicles

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 24, 2018 — A General Atomics business unit will deliver a prototype lithium-ion battery system for the U.S. Special Operations Command’s manned underwater vehicles under a new contract focused on integration and testing, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems will provide a Lithium-ion Fault Tolerant …

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Mitre Taps Former DoD Official Robert Work for Visiting Fellows Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 24, 2018 — Mitre has added Robert Work, former deputy secretary of the Defense Department, to its Visiting Fellows Program, where he will work alongside former DoD secretary Ashton Carter and others to help address critical national issues, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. “[Work] brings a vast knowledge and decades …

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GDIT’s Dave Vennergrund: Cloud Infrastructure & Functions to Support Fed Agencies’ AI Efforts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 23, 2018 — Dave Vennergrund, director of data and analytics at General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology business, has said federal agencies can utilize the cloud as a platform for the development of artificial intelligence technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 1. He wrote Sept. 27 in a …

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Report: Lockheed Part of DoD Effort to Get Complete View of Defense Supply Chain

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 23, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is working on a pilot program with the Defense Department and industry partners with the aim to establish a “comprehensive” view of the defense supply chain amid concerns over possible foreign infiltration, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Fifth Domain reported Sunday …

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SAIC Lands Lifecycle Mgmt Contract to Support Army Ammunition Product Lines

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 23, 2018 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has been selected to provide lifecycle management services in support of the U.S. Army‘s ammunition programs under a $13.6M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday work under the contract will continue through Dec. 4, 2023, …

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