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Hughes Gets Quality Mgmt Certification Under ISO 9001:2015

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 1, 2017 — Hughes Network Systems has secured certification under the International Organization for Standardization for the company’s quality management, continuous improvement and customer support practices, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday an independent auditor reaffirmed its compliance with ISO 9001:2015 standards on quality management in terms of …

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Raytheon Unveils US-Romania Agreement on Potential Patriot Missile System Sale

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 1, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) is looking to supply the Patriot integrated air and missile defense system for Romania after the country submitted a letter of offer and acceptance for the platform to the U.S. Army, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the agreement works …

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Capgemini-Backed UK CoE for Automation Supports Gov’t Transformation Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 1, 2017 — Capgemini has helped set up a center of excellence for robotic process automation in the U.K. to support the government’s effort to explore RPA technology and transform public services, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the two-year deal with the U.K. cabinet office aims …

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AWS Offers Continuous Monitoring, Threat Detection Service

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 1, 2017 — Amazon Web Services has developed a new service that will work to provide continuous security monitoring and threat detection to AWS cloud accounts and information technology infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. AWS Chief Evangelist Jeff Barr wrote in a blog post published Tuesday that Amazon …

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CSRA-Supported NIH Supercomputer Listed Among World’s Fastest; Kamal Narang Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 30, 2017 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) helped update a computing platform of the National Institutes of Health that recently gained recognition as one of the world’s fastest supercomputers, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the Biowulf cluster was ranked No. 66 in the 2017 …

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6 Companies Form Team to Pursue Canadian Surface Combatant Procurement Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 30, 2017 — BAE Systems, CAE, L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) and Ultra Electronics have teamed up in a bid to develop Canada’s future surface combatant vessels, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Lockheed said Tuesday the group called “Canada’s Combat Ship Team” has offered …

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Boeing Exec Craig Cooning Joins Board of Directors at BridgeSat

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 30, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) veteran Craig Cooning has been named a board member at satellite communications technology firm BridgeSat amid the latter’s effort to develop an advanced optical communications network, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. BridgeSat said Tuesday the addition of Cooning to the board of directors comes as …

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ECS Federal Lands Professional Support Contract From NOAA Sustainable Fisheries Unit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 30, 2017 — ECS Federal will provide environmental and professional services to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s Office of Sustainable Fisheries under a potential $9.1 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it will support data analysis, policy development, strategic planning and outreach, training, web content management …

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Accenture Partners With Quantum Computing Firm to Develop Analytics Capability

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 30, 2017 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into a strategic alliance and placed an investment with quantum computing software developer 1QBit in the former’s effort to advance quantum-based analytics technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the expanded partnership aims to help organizations generate intelligence to address …

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General Dynamics’ Mark Rayha: BI, Scalable Tech Key to Organic Growth

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 29, 2017 — Mark Rayha, vice president and chief financial officer of General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) mission systems business, has said the company utilizes business intelligence and scalable technologies to drive organic growth and respond to challenges. “[Organic growth] keeps our technology portfolio agile and capable of applications …

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