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General Dynamics IT Lands Navy FMS Work for Logistics Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 3, 2017 — A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit will provide logistics support for multiple foreign military sales customers under a $50 million contract option exercised by the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday the award to General Dynamics Information Technology covers support …

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Parsons’ Carey Smith Helps Break Ground on Future Company Facility in Huntsville, AL

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 2, 2017 — Parsons has begun construction of a future 25,000-square-foot building in Huntsville, Alabama, as part of efforts to expand its existing facility and deliver integrated hardware and software platforms for intelligence, defense and infrastructure customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Huntsville government said Oct. 25 the expansion is …

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General Atomics Eyes Automation Tech for Reaper UAV; Chris Pehrson Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 2, 2017 — General Atomics is exploring the integration of automation technology into the MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle as part of efforts to update and boost the performance of the platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. National Defense Magazine reported Friday that Darren Moe, senior director of automation and user experience …

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CyrusOne Begins Construction of Future Data Center Campus in Allen, TX

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 2, 2017 — CyrusOne (Nasdaq: CONE) has held a ceremony to break ground on a future facility in Allen, Texas, that will comprise three data centers to serve customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the first data center will cover an area of 340,000 square feet, with …

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Serco to Continue Facility Mgmt, Training Support for CAE at UK Helicopter Simulation Facility

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 2, 2017 — Serco will continue to provide facility management and pilot training support at CAE‘s Medium Support Helicopter Aircrew Training Facility in the U.K. under an estimated $34.5 million contract extension, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The award extends the Serco-CAE partnership at the simulated training facility located at the …

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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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