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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Current Gov’t Satcom Procurement Model Not Fit for Complex Acquisition Demand

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 30, 2016 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has stated that the government’s current satellite communications procurement model is fragmented and unable to address new complex demand, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 22. “The government should no longer follow a procurement …

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Northrop, NLign Analytics Awarded for F-35 Production Technical Support by DoD

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 29, 2016 — A teaming arrangement between Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and NLign Analytics has received the Defense Manufacturing Technology Achievement Award from the Defense Department for the companies’ technical support for the F-35 program, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The award recognizes the team’s efforts to cut Material Review Board labor hours on the …

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Raytheon, CSRA, General Dynamics, Leidos Partner to Pursue Army Global Training Equipment Support Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 29, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), CSRA (NYSE: CSRA), General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) and 17 small businesses have formed a team to bid for a contract to maintain U.S. Army training devices and digital ranges across the globe, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Raytheon said Tuesday the team will offer …

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Northrop to Provide System Software, Engineering Support to Navy Fire Scout Unmanned Helicopters

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 29, 2016 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has secured a $17.1 million contract from the U.S. Navy for system software and engineering services in support of the MQ-8 Fire Scout unmanned helicopter system, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company will provide software design and system integration, qualification …

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AT Kearney’s Jeff Sorenson: Trump’s Military Expansion Plans Could Drive Defense Sector Growth

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 29, 2016 — Jeff Sorenson, head of A.T. Kearney‘s public sector and defense services segment, has said President-elect Donald Trump’s military expansion plans could spur growth in the defense sector, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Sorenson stated that potential policies under the next administration could help drive shipbuilding and …

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Janus Completes Demining Project in Iraq; Alan Weakley Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 29, 2016 —  Janus Global Operations has destroyed 1, 246 landmines and other unexploded ordnance across the Erbil, Duhok and Sulaymaniyah provinces of Kurdistan in Iraq as part of a demining project with the Iraqi-Kurdistan Mine Action Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Dec. 22 its explosives detection teams worked with …

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CACI Achieves ISO Accreditation for Info Security Policies, Practices; Ken Asbury Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 28, 2016 — CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has received an enterprise-wide certification from the International Organization for Standardization for the company’s information technology infrastructure policies and practices, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 21. An external audit was conducted on CACI’s internal information security practices in an effort to …

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Hughes Launches Wide-Area Network Optimization Tool

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 28, 2016 — Hughes Network Systems has launched a new enterprise-grade wide-area network optimization tool designed to assist multi-branch organizations in providing network support across branch locations, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Dec. 15 the Hughes ActiveClassifier will work to automatically evaluate traffic flows in real time …

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PSC Appoints Parsons’ Carey Smith as Board of Directors Secretary

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 28, 2016 — Professional Services Council has appointed Carey Smith, president of Parsons‘ federal business unit, to be the secretary of the trade association’s board of directors, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. Smith will also continue to serve as a member of PSC’s executive committee for another term …

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BWX Technologies to Build Virginia Payload Module Launch Tubes for General Dynamics

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 28, 2016 — BWX Technologies‘ nuclear operations group has received a $35 million contract from General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary to develop and construct Virginia Payload Module launch tubes for the Virginia-class submarine program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The VPM tubes are comprised of four large-diameter payload tubes and will …

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