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SOSi Mission Solutions SVP Named to ISAO Advisory Board

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 2, 2017 — Frank Helmick, senior vice president of the mission solutions group at SOS International, has joined the advisory board of the International Stability Operations Association, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. SOSi said Monday Helmick will help the rest of the board build the organization’s strategic vision to provide critical …

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Orbital ATK Records Delivery of 100,000th Hellfire Propulsion Motor; Mike Kahn Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 1, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has marked the delivery of the 100,000th propulsion motor for the AGM-114 Hellfire air-to-surface missile in a ceremony held early October at the Allegany Ballistics Laboratory in West Virginia, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 25. The company said Oct. 25 the tactical motor …

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Raytheon-Backed Survey Shows Stagnant Cyber Interest Among Millennials; Dave Wajsgras Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 1, 2017 — A survey commissioned by Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) in partnership with Forcepoint and the National Cyber Security Alliance has found that the level of interest in cybersecurity careers among millennials remains stagnant at approximately 38 percent, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 25. The finding comes even as the …

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SSL’s Rob Zitz: Maxar Turns to ‘Persistent’ ISR With Eye Toward US Gov’t Customers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 1, 2017 — Rob Zitz, chief strategy officer of Space Systems Loral‘s government systems unit, has said the new company that resulted from MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates‘ acquisition of DigitalGlobe will leverage intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance offerings in its push toward the U.S. government market, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Via …

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CAE Leases Space at BAE Systems Flight Training Facility in Australia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 1, 2017 — BAE Systems and CAE have entered into an agreement for the latter to lease space at BAE’s flight training center in New South Wales, Australia, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. CAE’s Oxford Aviation Training Academy will use the facility to host the training of commercial …

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ICF Lands CDC Task Order to Administer Latest National Youth Tobacco Survey

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 1, 2017 — ICF (Nasdaq: ICFI) will administer a survey on tobacco use among the youth in support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention under a potential $13 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday it has provided design, administration and reporting services …

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Cubic Unit Provides Training Software for Swedish Military Exercise; Dave Buss Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 31, 2017 — A Cubic (NYSE: CUB) business unit recently participated at a three-week military exercise in Sweden and provided its CATS Metrix exercise control software to support brigade-level activities and after-action reviews, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 23. Cubic Global Defense supplied the training platform for the Swedish armed …

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American Systems Lands NetOps & Infrastructure Task From Air Training Unit; Peter Smith Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 31, 2017 — American Systems will support the Air Education and Training Command at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph under a potential $6.9 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 24. “The size and scope of Joint Base San Antonio requires a sound IT and logistics infrastructure,” said Peter Smith, president …

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HII to Support Ralph Johnson Ship’s Post-Shakedown Availability Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 31, 2017 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) will provide engineering, material procurement, program management and other services for the U.S. Navy‘s USS Ralph Johnson destroyer under a $9.9 million order, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday HII will also support the design and scheduling of activities …

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Inmarsat Picks Arianespace to Launch 5th Global Xpress Satellite in 2019

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 31, 2017 — Inmarsat has named Arianespace as the launch services provider for the upcoming fifth Global Xpress communications satellite that Thales Alenia Space is building based on the updated Spacebus 4000 B2 platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Arianespace said Friday it will launch GX-5 from the Guiana Space Center in the French …

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