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CGI’s Cloud-Based SaaS ERP Service Available Via NASPO ValuePoint

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 26, 2017 — CGI (NYSE: GIB) has been selected to provide cloud-based enterprise resource planning technology to several states through the National Association of State Procurement Officials’ ValuePoint acquisition vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday Utah administered a master agreement for the availability of the CGI Advantage360 software-as-a-service ERP …

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DoD Gets Access to Inmarsat Mobile Satcom Services Via COMSAT

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 26, 2017 — Inmarsat‘s Global Xpress and Broadband Global Area Network satellite services will be available to the Defense Department through value-added reseller COMSAT under a blanket purchase agreement, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. COMSAT will utilize the networks to support Internet Protocol-based mobile satellite communications for DoD users around the world, Inmarsat said …

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Boeing Advances to Fabrication, Flight Test Phases of DARPA Experimental Spaceplane Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 26, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will design, build and test a demonstration spacecraft for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency in support of efforts to use a hypersonic aircraft that would bring national security payloads to space with less cost and time spent, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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Northrop Selects Crossmatch Fingerprint/Palm Scanners for UK Criminal Booking System Update

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 26, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will utilize Crossmatch‘s palm and fingerprint scanners to support efforts to update the U.K. criminal booking system by December 2017, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Crossmatch said Wednesday its L Scan 1000 palm scanner will work to add high-speed and high-quality fingerprint and …

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Orbital ATK Secures $76M in Army Orders for Small-Caliber Ammunition

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 26, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will supply 0.50-caliber ammunition to the U.S. Army under orders worth $76 million combined following a similar order for small-caliber rounds in April, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday its defense systems group will produce the ammunition at its Lake …

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Raytheon Installs Air Traffic Control Automation System at NY Facility; Dave Wajsgras Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 25, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has completed updates to the terminal software, hardware and automation systems at a Terminal Radar Approach Control facility in New York as part of the Federal Aviation Administration‘s national airspace modernization project, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday it installed the Standard Terminal …

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AECOM, IBM Help Develop Local Gov’t Disaster Resilience Scorecard for UN

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 25, 2017 — AECOM (NYSE: ACM) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) have partnered to develop a scorecard for the United Nations that works to guide local governments in efforts to drive resilience and preparedness against natural disasters, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. IBM said Tuesday the team built the Disaster …

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General Dynamics Receives Navy Contract Modification for Missile Fire Control Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 25, 2017 — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) will deliver Missile Fire Control System equipment and provide engineering services for two international customers under a $40.8 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company’s ordnance and tactical systems business will …

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MDA-DigitalGlobe M&A Deal Focused on Satellite Imagery, Earth Observation Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 25, 2017 — The upcoming $3.6 billion acquisition of DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) by MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates is anticipated to boost the latter’s satellite manufacturing business and diversify its satellite services, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Space News reported Tuesday the deal will also work to build on MDA’s …

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Parsons Secures $70M MDA Contract for Facilities Lifecycle Management Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 25, 2017 — Parsons will provide advisory and support services for the facilities lifecycle management, military construction and environmental management programs of the Missile Defense Agency under a potential $70 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company’s government services business will perform work at …

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