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BAE-Northrop-DECA Team Gets UK MoD Award for F-35 MRO&U Work

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 28, 2017 — BAE Systems, Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and the U.K. defense electronics and components agency have jointly received the top honor during the Minister for Defense Procurement Acquisition Awards ceremony for their work on the F-35 program in the country, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. Northrop …

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Boeing to Start Service Life Modifications on Navy Super Hornet Fleet in April

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 28, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will begin to implement updates on the U.S. Navy‘s F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircraft in April 2018 at a company facility in Missouri, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Flightglobal reported Friday the Block III modifications will serve to address issues such as corrosion using predictive analytics, with …

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CACI to Provide Financial Mgmt, Systems Support to DEA Under New BPA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 27, 2017 — CACI International (NYSE: CACI) will offer acquisition, financial management and other services in support of the Drug Enforcement Administration‘s enforcement and demand reduction mission under a new blanket purchase agreement, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the BPA serves to extend its existing work …

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Boeing Earns FAA Certification for KC-46 Tanker’s 767-2C Configuration

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 27, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured certification from the Federal Aviation Administration following a series of tests on the 767-2C airframe configuration of the KC-46 tanker aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the Amended Type Certification serves to verify the core tanker design’s safety and reliability …

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Johns Hopkins APL Gets NASA Funding for Proposed Lander on Future Titan Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 27, 2017 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has secured a funding opportunity with NASA to mature its proposed Dragonfly dual-quadcopter vehicle in the aim to fulfill requirements under the New Frontiers program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The lab said Thursday the aerial vehicle will carry four science instruments and seek to facilitate scientific …

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Vencore Labs to Develop Spectrum Monitoring, Usage Mgmt Platforms for DoD

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 27, 2017 — The research arm of Vencore will work on the design, prototyping and demonstration of technologies that will serve to help the Defense Department monitor radio-frequency spectrum usage under $14.7 million in DoD contracts, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday Vencore Labs received a $7.9 million Comprehensive Spectrum Monitoring …

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Raytheon Lands Air Force Contract for GPS Receiver Cards

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 27, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will supply four-channel receiver cards for global positioning system tracking and navigation to the U.S. Air Force and Saudi Arabia under a potential $36.7 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract includes foreign military sales and covers the …

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IBM’s Sam Gordy Urges Multi-Vendor DoD Contract for Cloud Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 22, 2017 — Sam Gordy, general manager of IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) federal business, urged the Defense Department to select multiple vendors for its planned procurement of commercial cloud computing services for unclassified, secret and top secret workloads in 2018, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 13. Gordy said in a Nextgov report …

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Red Hat Earns Common Criteria OSPP 3.9 Certification; Paul Smith Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 22, 2017 — Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) has secured a new certification under the Common Criteria standards for its Enterprise Linux 7.1 operating system through Germany’s federal information security office, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 14. The company said Dec. 13 the certification under General-Purpose Operating System Protection Profile 3.9 serves to verify …

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CTC, Partners to Support FEMA Disaster Preparedness Efforts; Ed Sheehan Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 22, 2017 — Concurrent Technologies Corp. will perform research and communications services in support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency‘s individual and community preparedness division under a potential $7.66 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 14. The company said Dec. 13 it will work with Motivf and Action Research to fulfill the …

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