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Unisys Awarded $53M Contracts on EU Security Projects

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 23,  2015 — Unisys-led (NYSE: UIS) Consortium U2 has been awarded two contracts worth $53 million that aim to help European Union countries enhance their information technology systems in the areas of border and data security, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The work includes technical consulting services and …

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SAIC Picks Adacel for FAA Controller Training Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 23,  2015 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has picked Adacel to help SAIC provideair traffic controller training support to the Federal Aviation Administration, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Adacel said the terms of the deal include assistance in program management, student progress monitoring and administration activities. According to Adacel …

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Global Hawk Supplier Partners Showcase Tech in South Korea

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 23,  2015 — Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE: NOC) South Korean partners in Global Hawk components production displayed their unmanned systems technology for the RQ-4 at the Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition 2015, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Northrop said Firstec is manufacturing wire harnesses and Korea Jig and …

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Cisco, UCSF Plan Health Interoperability Tool

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 23,  2015 — Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) and the University of California San Francisco have agreed to jointly develop a tool that would enable organizations to easily share health information and facilitate patient care, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Mala Anand, senior vice president of software platforms group at …

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USAID Picks Engility for Disaster Response Support in Latin America, Caribbean

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 23,  2015 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) will provide disaster assistance to U.S. allied countries under a potential $35 million contract from the U.S. Agency for International Development. The work entails technical and administrative support for the agency’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance emergency relief programs in …

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Lockheed Marks F-16V Maiden Flight with Northrop AESA Radar

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 22,  2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) flew the F-16V for the first time integrated with the latest avionics configuration, including Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE: NOC) APG-83 AESA flight control radar. Lockheed said the maiden flight took place over Fort Worth, Texas, on Oct. 16. Other enhancements to …

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BAE, IDT Collaborate on Space-Grade Chip for Rapid Data Transfers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 22,  2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday on BAE Systems and Integrated Device Technology announcing the development of a new microchip designed to rapidly transfer large volumes of data sets during outer space missions. IDT said the offering makes use of its 240 Gbps CPS-1848 RapidIO switch embedded …

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General Dynamics Task Order to Support DHA Services Systems Program Executive Office

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 22,  2015 — The Defense Health Agency has awarded General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) a $23.2 million task order to provide production data processing, data validation operations and security for the Defense Health Services Systems Program Executive Office, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday the work …

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Serco Inc CIO Chris Sullivan Highlights Tech’s Role in Business, Increased Contractor Competition

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 22,  2015 — Chris Sullivan, chief information officer at Serco Inc., sat down with ExecutiveBiz to discuss the role of technology in the business strategy of Serco Group’s U.S. subsidiary. “It is not realistic or practical to go and invest resources in the latest technology if it …

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NVTC Honors HP’s Marilyn Crouther as Tech Executive of 2015

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 22,  2015 — The Northern Virginia Technology Council has bestowed Marilyn Crouther, senior vice president and general manager of the U.S. public sector at HP Enterprise Services,  the Tech Executive of the Year award for her contributions to helping advance the region’s technology community, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. NVTC …

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