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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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ECS Federal Lands $79M ML, Computer Vision Engineering Contract From Army

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 2, 2018 — ECS Federal will provide computer vision engineering and machine learning services to the U.S. Army under a potential $78.8M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday fiscal 2018 budget for research, development, test and evaluation will fund the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, which covers work in …

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Raytheon Updates Air Force AOC Weapon System Software via Agile Method; Todd Probert Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 1, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has implemented an agile development approach to update the baseline software of the Air and Space Operations Center Weapon System used by the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 19. FlightGlobal reported Sept. 19 that the agile method has worked …

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ACT I Up for Greater Washington ‘Contractor of the Year’ Award; Michael Niggel Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 1, 2018 — Advanced Concepts and Technologies International has been named a finalist for a Greater Washington Government Contractor Award as the “Contractor of the Year” in the category for companies with $25M to $75M in annual revenue, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 20. ACT I CEO Michael Niggel …

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Jacobs, NASA Hold Final Qualification Test on Parachute System for Orion Re-Entry

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 1, 2018 — Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has collaborated with NASA to complete a series of tests on a parachute system that will be used for the Orion spacecraft’s re-entry into Earth upon the conclusion of its mission, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the …

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Cubic to Provide Mobile App for Update of SF Bay Area’s Fare Payment System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 1, 2018 — A Cubic (NYSE: CUB) business unit will work with Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) to update the smart card-based fare payment technology serving the San Francisco Bay Area under a $394M contract from the region’s transportation agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Cubic Transportation Systems said Thursday it will …

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