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Lockheed Preps F-16 Block 70 Production at New Plant in Greenville, SC; Michele Evans Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 6, 2019 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) established a new production line for the F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft last month in South Carolina as it seeks to use the refurbished hangar as manufacturing base for the F-16 Block 70 later in the year, ExecutiveBiz reported April …

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Ensco’s Scott Goldstein Named to Army Officer Candidate School Hall of Fame

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 6, 2019 — Scott Goldstein, chief strategy and technology officer of Ensco, was inducted into the U.S. Army Infantry School Officer Candidate School Hall of Fame during a ceremony held April 29 at Fort Benning, ExecutiveGov reported April 24. The company said April 24 Goldstein, who …

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Zscaler’s Stephen Kovac: Shared Certification Process, Catalog of Approved Concepts to Drive TIC 3.0 Implementation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 3, 2019 — Stephen Kovac, vice president of global government and compliance at Zscaler (Nasdaq: ZS), has called for a shared certification process that agency chief information officers can use to approve platforms under the Trusted Internet Connections 3.0 policy, ExecutiveBiz reported April 23. Kovac wrote …

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Jacobs Gets Extension on Army Contract for Dugway Proving Ground Chemical & Biological Tests

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 3, 2019 — Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) secured a new $27M contract that serves to extend the company’s work with the U.S. Army to test biological and chemical substances and train relevant personnel at a military installation in Utah, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said …

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Mike Leff: AT&T Coordinates With Navy, Marines to Plan FirstNet Deployment

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 2, 2019 — Mike Leff, vice president for defense within AT&T‘s (NYSE: T) public sector business, said the company is working with the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps to understand the needs of each base for the delivery of public safety communications capabilities under the FirstNet …

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Iridium to Continue Maintenance, Support for DoD Mobile Satcom Gateway; Scott Scheimreif Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 2, 2019 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) will continue maintenance and support work for the ground infrastructure of the Department of Defense’s Enhanced Mobile Satellite Service gateway under a $54M contract from the Defense Information Systems Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported April 23. The company said April 22 …

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Bill Weber: Upcoming $815M KeyW-Jacobs Combination Built on Growth Strategy, Organizational Fit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 1, 2019 — Bill Weber, president and CEO of KeyW (Nasdaq: KEYW), indicated the company’s planned $815M merger with Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) is in line with its effort to deploy capital in support of growth initiatives, ExecutiveGov reported April 22. “In Jacob Engineering, we …

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Thales’ Nick Jovanovic: Encryption, Access Control Key to Drive Data Security Efforts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 30, 2019 — Nick Jovanovic, vice president of the federal division of Thales‘ eSecurity business, said best practices such as encryption and access control will work to help federal agencies bolster efforts to protect data and counter identity theft, ExecutiveBiz reported April 17. Jovanovic wrote in …

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SAIC Earns AWS Designation for DevOps Competency in Cloud Tech Integration

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 30, 2019 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) secured a DevOps Competency designation from Amazon Web Services for providing cloud computing technology integration services in support of government and commercial customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. SAIC said Friday the designation serves to verify its capability to …

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Axon’s Digital Evidence Mgmt System Earns FedRAMP Authorization; Richard Coleman Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 29, 2019 — Axon, an Arizona-based connected public safety technology provider, secured clearance from the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program Joint Authorization Board to offer its digital evidence management system to law enforcement agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported April 16. The company said April 16 federal agencies …

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