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Leidos Secures SPAWAR Contract for Navy ISR Platform Support; Tim Reardon Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 23, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will provide technical assessment, program definition and other technical services in support of a U.S. Navy intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platform under a $43 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command Systems Center Atlantic …

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In-Q-Tel, Microsoft Invest in Cloud App Delivery Platform Developer

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 23, 2017 — In-Q-Tel and Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) are among the investors that participated in a $16 million funding round for cloud application delivery company Frame, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. IQT said Wednesday Frame aims to utilize the funds to support further development of its cloud-native application delivery platform and …

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Raytheon Eyes Defense Tech Development, Capability Building in Saudi Arabia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 23, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has entered into a partnership with state-owned Saudi Arabia Military Industries Company to pursue joint defense and technology development projects in areas such as smart munitions and defense systems cybersecurity, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The U.S. defense contractor said Saturday it will also …

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Leidos to Brief Potential Antarctic Infrastructure Modernization Subcontractors Through Industry Days

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 23, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) seeks to connect with potential subcontractors for several projects under the National Science Foundation‘s Antarctic Infrastructure Modernization for Science program through two upcoming events, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. NSF said Thursday the company’s Leidos Innovations Corporation subsidiary will host the first Industry Day on …

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CAE Updates Sea King Helicopter Simulator for Naval Airbase in Germany

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 23, 2017 — CAE (NYSE: CAE) has concluded work to update the Sea King MK41 helicopter simulator of the German navy and facilitate its return to service at the Nordholz Naval Airbase, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said May 16 it added new features to the simulator such as the CAE …

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Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Inmarsat F4 Launch to Build on Satcom Service Resiliency, Reliability

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 22, 2017 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has called the launch of the Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) Inmarsat-5 F4 satellite last week works to support the company’s resilience efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. She wrote in a blog post published Thursday that …

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Leidos Climbs in Ranking of ‘Top 50 Companies’ in 2017; Roger Krone Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 22, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has received recognition in LinkedIn‘s list of 50 Top Companies in 2017 for its employee recruitment and retention programs, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The company said Thursday it climbed in the rankings from 36 in 2016 to 31 this year as …

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AWS Offers Lambda Serverless Compute Service in GovCloud (US) Region

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 22, 2017 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN) has unveiled its new serverless computing service offering for U.S. government customers in the AWS GovCloud (US) Region, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the AWS Lambda service works to enable developers to run code without the need for provisioning, …

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Northrop Grumman Opens Aircraft IR Countermeasure Repair Facility in Australia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 22, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has opened a new facility in south Australia that will work to provide in-country repair and maintenance services for the Australian air force’s Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasure systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the Adelaide repair hub focused on …

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Boeing-Built SES Satellite to Help Augment GPS Services, Support In-Flight Connectivity

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 22, 2017 — A Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) SES satellite has launched to space carrying a Wide Area Augmentation System-hosted payload that will work to build on the global positioning system in support of the Federal Aviation Administration, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. SES said Thursday the SES-15 hybrid satellite is …

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