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Engility to Develop Modeling Tools to Support Air Force Munitions Test

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 12, 2017 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) will provide multispectral and multimodal phenomenology modeling tools in support of research and development activities for a U.S. Air Force weapon systems testing program under a $49 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the contract covers support for the Kinetic Kill …

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Vencore-Kratos Unit JV to Help Develop Vehicle-Based Laser Demonstrator Design for Army

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 12, 2017 — A joint venture between Vencore and a Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) subsidiary will design a vehicle-based laser system demonstrator for the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command under a four-phase task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Kratos said Friday the Vencore-Digital …

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Symantec Studies Cyber Espionage Group Targeting Energy Systems in Europe, NA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 12, 2017 — Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) has unveiled its findings on the recent activities of a cyber espionage group called “Dragonfly” that has targeted the energy sector in Europe and North America, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Wednesday Dragonfly appears to have re-emerged in late 2015 and …

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Cubic to Develop Mobile Combat Training Centers for APAC Customer; Dave Buss Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 11, 2017 — A Cubic (NYSE: CUB) business unit will establish three mobile combat training centers for an Asia-Pacific customer nation under a potential $25 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday its global defense unit will deliver laser-based simulation equipment, vehicles, weapons configurations, a …

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Paul Smith: Red Hat-Kryptowire Project for DHS to Advance Automated Mobile App Security

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 11, 2017 — Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) and its partner Kryptowire will develop a framework for the automation of mobile application compliance under a contract from the Department of Homeland Security, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The team will work to build the framework as part of the Assured …

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ManTech Unveils Cyber Training, T&E Range With Full Operational Capability; Kevin Phillips Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 11, 2017 — ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) has unveiled that its cybersecurity test, evaluation and training platform has reached full operational capability to support both government and military customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday its Advanced Cyber Range Environment uses network simulations to help users assess cyber …

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EY to Help DFAS Perform Financial Audit, Accounting System Evaluation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 11, 2017 — EY will provide audit support to the Defense Finance and Accounting Service under a potential $44.2 million labor-hour contract that will run through 2021 if all options are exercised, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract covers financial statement assessment of the U.S. Air …

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KeyW’s Sotera Subsidiary Lands Task Order for Software Engineering Support to Army CECOM

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 11, 2017 — Sotera Defense Solutions will provide software engineering, information technology infrastructure and other related services to the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command under an $18 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. KeyW (Nasdaq: KEYW), Sotera’s parent company, said Thursday the task order is part of the previously …

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General Atomics Expands Industry Team to Address Australian RPA Requirement

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 8, 2017 — A General Atomics business unit has added five more industry partners to support work on an Australian government project that aims to develop a medium-altitude, long-endurance remotely piloted aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the new members of the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems-led Team Reaper …

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IBM Invests in $240M AI Research Lab at MIT

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 8, 2017 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has entered into a partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to establish a $240 million laboratory that will facilitate joint research and development efforts in artificial intelligence, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday it will work with MIT to …

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