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Vencore’s Mac Curtis: Applied Research the IT Services Market Differentiator for Perspecta

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 22, 2018 — Mac Curtis, president and CEO of Vencore, has said the company’s applied research business in New Jersey would help differentiate the future firm called Perspecta from other government contractors in information technology services, ExecutiveBiz reported May 15. He said Applied Communication Sciences, which rebranded …

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Boeing’s Leanne Caret Outlines Milestones to Support Planned KC-46 Delivery

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 22, 2018 — Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business, has said the company is set to deliver the KC-46 aerial refueling aircraft to the U.S. Air Force this year following several program milestones, ExecutiveBiz reported May 14. Caret, a …

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Siemens USA Features Cloud Offerings for City Data at 2018 Infrastructure Week; Barbara Humpton Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 22, 2018 — Siemens USA showcased at the 2018 Infrastructure Week held May 15 to 21 its cloud-based offerings designed to connect city data to support U.S. infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported May 15. The company said May 14 it presented its City Performance Tool, a system developed …

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General Atomics to Add New Equipment to DIII-D National Fusion Facility

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 22, 2018 — General Atomics is set to perform a year-long enhancement on a magnetic fusion research reactor that it operates for the Energy Department to include new equipment designed to support studies of new platforms for future fusion reactors, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said …

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Raytheon’s Brian Baldrate: ITAR Compliance Key to Build International Business

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 22, 2018 — Brian Baldrate, vice president and general counsel for Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) international and Washington, D.C., operations, has said the company looks at a supplier’s compliance with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations to guide decisions on business opportunities as a prime contractor for …

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Iridium CEO Matt Desch: Private-Public Partnership Could Address Space Debris Challenge

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 21, 2018 — Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM), has said public and private sector collaboration is critical in solving the current space debris problem that threatens U.S. economic and national security, ExecutiveBiz reported May 14. Desch wrote in a USA Today opinion piece published …

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Johns Hopkins APL to Support Social Modeling Assessment for DARPA’s Ground Truth Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 21, 2018 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has won a $3.7 million contract to help the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency study social science modeling approaches in order to understand complex social systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. APL said Wednesday it has partnered with JHU Whiting …

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Boeing Delivers 8 Apache Helicopters to Indonesia’s Army

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 21, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has completed the delivery of eight AH-64E Apache attack helicopters to Indonesia’s army as part of a foreign military sale agreement with the U.S. government, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Indonesian Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu, who received the helicopters during a turnover …

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Accenture Federal Services’ Mary Legere Earns Recognition for Defense Tech Leadership

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 21, 2018 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) federal services business executive Mary Legere has been honored with Women in Technology’s Women in Defense Technology Leadership Award in recognition of her work in the defense sector, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said the retired U.S. Army lieutenant general and …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: DoD May Focus on Resilient Satcom Under National Defense Strategy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 21, 2018 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat‘s government business, has said the National Defense Strategy serves to underscore efforts to increase U.S. capability for space-based threat awareness and space asset protection, ExecutiveBiz reported May 10. Cowen-Hirsch told C4ISRNet in …

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