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International SOS Enlists Leidos Support on DHA TRICARE Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 29, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) receiving a subcontract to provide TRICARE program support for International SOS. The award includes assistance on the beneficiary education and enrollment programs of the Defense Health Agency TRICARE Overseas Program and could extend six years for $50 …

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Air Force Orders Boeing B-52 CONECT Upgrade, Retrofit Kits

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 29, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Monday on Boeing (NYSE: BA) being selected to provide B-52 aircraft communications systems for the U.S. Air Force under a $46.7 million contract to modernize the fleet’s digital display, network servers and data links. The deal includes seven upgrade kits and 21 …

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Exelis to Assist in Navy EW Decoy Research, Testing

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 29, 2015 — Harris (NYSE: HRS) company Exelis will provide engineering and technical support to the Naval Research Laboratory’s tactical electronic warfare division under a $53.5 million contract through September 2018, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost only contract includes research …

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Angie Messer of Booz Allen Highlights Need to Build Infosec Talent

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 29, 2015 — Angie Messer, executive vice president for predictive analytics within Booz Allen Hamilton’s (NYSE: BAH) Strategic Innovation Group, has called for more programs that would widen opportunities for a career in information security, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. “The adaptive nature of cyber threats demands a talent …

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Drew Morin: TCS Committed to Training Cybersecurity First Responders as ISACA Partner

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 29, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Monday on TeleCommunication Systems (Nasdaq: TSYS) being granted ISACA authority to provide certification training for cybersecurity professionals using the company’s proprietary Art of Exploitation program. AoE training for Cybersecurity Nexus certification will provide knowledge, skills and performance-based testing both online and on site, TCS …

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DoD Seeks to Lock in Next Lockheed F-35 Orders By Fall

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 25, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday that Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) could be nearing final talks with the Defense Department over a new round of F-35 fighter jet orders. Reuters reported Tuesday on remarks by Frank Kendall, the Pentagon’s top acquisition chief, referring to negotiations for the ninth and …

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L-3 to Continue T-45 Sustainment Work at Navy Stations

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 25, 2015 — The Naval Air Systems Command has awarded L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) a $160 million modification contract to continue to provide T-45 jet maintenance and logistics services at various naval air stations in the country, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Tuesday L-3 subsidiary …

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BMC Gets EU Approval for Data Privacy, Protection Software

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 25, 2015 — BMC has received European accreditation for the way it handles in-house and client data, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company’s data privacy framework was appraised on data transfer safety and compliance criteria, the software provider said Wednesday. About Executive Mosaic: Founded in 2002, Executive Mosaic …

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BAE to Produce More Lightweight Body Armor for Army

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 25, 2015 — BAE Systems will continue to supply protective vests for the U.S. Army after being handed a $45 million contract modification under the Soldier Protection System Vital Torso Protection program designed to make ever lighter body armor for the warfighter, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. BAE said the …

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Booz Allen’s Greg Wenzel Among Panelists in ‘Modernizing the Military’ Event

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 25, 2015 — Greg Wenzel,  executive vice president and lead of digital Solutions/C4ISR within Booz Allen Hamilton’s (NYSE: BAH) Strategic Innovation Group, will be among the panelists at an upcoming discussion on military modernization, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The Oct. 7 event in Washington, D.C., hosted by …

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