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Booz Allen Lands FDA Contract for Event Reporting System Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 4, 2018 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) will provide information technology services in support of a Food and Drug Administration incident tracking system under a potential $36M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The agency said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday Booz Allen will provide licenses for pharmacovigilance …

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Raytheon’s Dave Wajsgras: Smallsat Investment Focused on ‘Solutions’ Amid Changing Customer Needs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 3, 2018 — Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) intelligence, information and services business, has said the company focuses on the “solutions” side of its investment efforts amid the defense sector’s increasing interest in small satellites, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 17. The Washington Post reported Sept. …

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Carahsoft Adds AppGuard Endpoint Protection Software to SEWP V Contracts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 3, 2018 — Carahsoft Technology will offer federal and state agencies a “zero trust” endpoint protection software platform developed by AppGuard via NASA‘s Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement V vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The security company said Monday its distributor partnership with Carahsoft enables the latter to deliver AppGuard autonomous endpoint …

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Johns Hopkins APL, Medical School Study Navigation Capability of Robot Swarms, Human Brain

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 3, 2018 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is part of a research team that is looking into a cognitive mechanism called dynamic replanning in an effort to build on the navigational algorithms of autonomous robotic swarms, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The lab said Monday the National …

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Mitre, FDA Unveil Playbook for Medical Device Cybersecurity, Preparedness

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 3, 2018 — Mitre and the Food and Drug Administration have developed a guide that aims to help healthcare service providers establish preparedness and response measures for medical devices amid cybersecurity threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The nonprofit research firm said Monday the Medical Device Cybersecurity Regional Incident Preparedness …

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Lockheed, Navy Seek to Combine ML & Robotics for 3D Printing Process

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 3, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is studying the possible uses of machine learning and robotics to support additive manufacturing as part of work required under a $5.8M U.S. Navy contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday its Advanced Technology Center will work with the …

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Potomac Officers Club to Host Security Vetting Process Modernization Forum on Oct. 17

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 2nd, 2018 — The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — will be hosting the Security Vetting Process Modernization forum on Oct. 17 at 2941 Restaurant. Monte Hawkins, director of the National Vetting Center, will serve as the keynote speaker, while Kathy Lane, of …

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ManTech Eyes RDT&E Work Under $28B DoD Information Analysis Center Vehicle; Kevin Phillips Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 2, 2018 — ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) will work to provide research, development, test and evaluation services to Defense Department customers through its position on the potential $28B Information Analysis Center Multiple Award Contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 21. The company said Sept. 20 it was selected by the Air …

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VMware’s Rob Sherry: IT Leaders, End Users Key to Manage Changes, Data Quality in EHR Modernization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 2, 2018 — Rob Sherry, senior director of federal healthcare at VMware (NYSE: VMW), has said information technology leaders working on electronic health record modernization should collaborate with end users to manage system changes and ensure the quality of data, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 20. FedScoop reported that …

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Boeing to Lead Team in MDA Ballistic Missile Defense System Engineering, Update Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 2, 2018 — A Boeing-led (NYSE: BA) industry group called “National Team-Engineering” is set to receive a contract from the Missile Defense Agency for support in the engineering and integration of the Ballistic Missile Defense System, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. MDA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Thursday the …

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