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Perspecta to Support Ongoing USAF Nuclear Detection, Treaty Monitoring Efforts; Mac Curtis Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 10, 2018 — Perspecta (NYSE: PRSP) will continue work with the U.S. Air Force under a potential $49.8M contract to help build systems that detect nuclear detonation in an effort to supplement nuclear treaty monitoring requirements, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 7. The company said Nov. 5 the Expert Scientific and …

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ViON’s Liz Anthony Earns Award for Public Sector Marketing Campaign

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 10, 2018 — Liz Anthony, senior vice president of marketing at ViON, has received an award from Government Marketing University for her leadership over the company’s marketing efforts in the U.S. public sector, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 16. The company said Nov. 15 the 2018 Gainer award serves …

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General Dynamics Land Systems Gets $58M Army Contract for Abrams Tank APS Kits

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 10, 2018 — A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit will supply active protection system kits for the Abrams M1A2 battle tank fleet of the U.S. Army under a $58M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Department of Defense said Thursday the firm-fixed-price contract awarded to General Dynamics Land Systems covers the …

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AWS Develops New GovCloud Region for Eastern US; Raytheon’s John DeSimone Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 7, 2018 — Amazon Web Services has established a second region in the U.S. for its cloud computing platform offered to public sector customers in an effort to build on its existing GovCloud (US-West) region, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 13. The company said Nov. 12 the new GovCloud …

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Intel Deploys Drone System to Support Bridge Inspections in Kentucky, Minnesota

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 7, 2018 — Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) has worked with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and the Minnesota Department of Transportation on separate projects that leveraged automated drone technology to perform bridge inspections, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday its Falcon 8+ drone assisted the Kentucky agency and …

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Symantec Unveils AI-Powered ICS Cybersecurity Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 7, 2018 — Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) has developed a security platform that utilizes artificial intelligence with the goal to protect critical infrastructure and operational technology from cyber threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the Industrial Control System Protection Neural is designed to counter malware on USB devices, …

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BWXT General Counsel Tom McCabe Named ACC ‘Outstanding Chief Legal Officer’

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 6, 2018 — Tom McCabe, a senior vice president at BWX Technologies (NYSE: BWXT), has received recognition from the Association of Corporate Counsel’s National Capital Region chapter as the “Outstanding Chief Legal Officer of the Year,” ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 15. BWXT said Nov. 14 McCabe, who also serves …

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SAIC Board to Add Engility Directors David Kerko & Katharina McFarland

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 6, 2018 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has lined up Engility (NYSE: EGL) Board Members David Kerko and Katharina McFarland to join its own board of directors once the companies’ $2.5B acquisition deal is finalized next year, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. SAIC said Tuesday the appointment …

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ICF Previews New Business to Deliver Integrated Tech, Marketing & Comms Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 6, 2018 — ICF (Nasdaq: ICFI) will officially establish a new integrated marketing, technology and communications business in 2019 under the leadership of John Armstrong, a former general manager of IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) design and digital consultancy who recently joined ICF Olson, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Armstrong …

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Red Hat’s Enterprise Linux 7.5 Earns FIPS 140-2 Certification Renewal; Paul Smith Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 5, 2018 — Red Hat‘s (NYSE: RHT) Enterprise Linux 7.5 operating system has achieved recertification from the National Institute of Standards and Technology in line with the Federal Information Processing Standard 140-2, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 9. The company said Nov. 8 the FIPS 140-2 security certification renewal …

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