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Unisys’ PV Puvvada: ‘Comprehensive’ Approach Drives Federal IT Modernization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 3, 2018 — PV Puvvada, president of Unisys‘ (NYSE: UIS) federal business, has said the government is working to establish a comprehensive strategy for federal information technology modernization through several initiatives, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 20. Puvvada said in a Federal News Radio interview posted Dec. 18 …

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AT&T to Deliver FirstNet Public Safety Network to 50 States, DC, US Territories

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 3, 2018 — AT&T (NYSE: T) and the First Responder Network Authority have unveiled that 50 U.S. states, two territories and Washington, D.C., have opted in for the deployment of a national public safety broadband network, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Friday the FirstNet network will …

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DynCorp Gets Army Contract Modification for Aviation Field Maintenance

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 3, 2018 — DynCorp International will provide aviation field maintenance services for the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command and the Netherlands under a $17.4 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Thursday work locations will be across Afghanistan, Egypt, Germany, Honduras, Iraq and Kosovo …

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Kratos to Sustain Consolidated C2 System for Military Comms Satellites

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 3, 2018 — A Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) unit will support the production and sustainment of a control system used to manage telemetry, tracking and the operations of military communication satellites as part of a $13.9 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense …

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DSA’s RJ Kolton Recommends 6 Actions for Midtier IT Company Growth in Defense Market

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 2, 2018 — R.J. Kolton, senior vice president for business development at Data Systems Analysts, has presented six approaches that midtier information technology companies can adopt in 2018 to drive long-term growth and their overall competitiveness in the defense market. Kolton wrote in a guest post …

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Michael Conlin: DXC Pursuing Opportunities in Tech Development, Cloud-Native Platforms

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 2, 2018 — Michael Conlin, chief technologist for DXC Technology‘s U.S. public sector business, has said the company is eyeing opportunities across the full range of technology development while working to address its clients’ challenges associated with people and processes. He told ExecutiveBiz in an interview …

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Northrop Lands Contract for Aircraft IR Countermeasure System Supply to FMS Customer

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 2, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will supply Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures systems to a foreign military sales customer through a $15.9 million contract from the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Department said Thursday the 645th Aeronautical Systems Group at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base facilitated the firm-fixed-price …

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Poland Receives Applications From 5 Companies for Fighter Jet Tender Process

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 2, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA), Fights on Logistics, Leonardo, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Saab have expressed interest to take part in Poland’s tender process for the procurement of new fighter jets by 2025, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Defense News reported Thursday the Polish defense ministry received the …

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Raytheon, University of Arizona Work to Drive Native-American Student Interest in STEM

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 2, 2018 — A Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) employee resource group is collaborating with the University of Arizona on a program that seeks to provide science, technology, engineering and math mentorship to Native-American students, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The company said Dec. 19 the Raytheon American Indian Network …

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AECOM-Inquip JV Secures Contract for USACE Construction Project in California

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 29, 2017 — An AECOM (NYSE: ACM) joint venture with Inquip will support a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers levee construction project in California under a potential $30.7 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday the JV will provide services to update the levee as part of the American River …

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