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Otto Berkes Assumes CTO Role at CA Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 2, 2015 — GovCon Executive reported Monday on CA Technologies (Nasdaq: CA) announcing Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) veteran Otto Berkes as its new chief technology officer. Berkes comes to CA Tech from HBO, where he led enterprise technology operations and oversaw development of the company’s online streaming service, after …

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General Dynamics Electric Boat Secures $46M Navy Sub Maintenance Planning Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 2, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Monday on General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat securing $46.4 million U.S. Navy contract to help plan the maintenance and modernization work on the Los Angeles-class USS Montpelier nuclear-powered submarine. The work, with a potential to reach $259.6 million if all …

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Mike Leff: NS2020, EIS ‘Well Aligned to Where Industry is Headed ‘

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 2, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Monday on Mike Leff, AT&T (NYSE: T) Government Solutions vice president for civilian government business, indicating the General Services Administration’s $50 billion, 15-year Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions telecom contract as “well aligned” with the changing landscape and requirements of the industry. Leff …

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Verizon Public Sector Cloud Offers On-Demand Option

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 1, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on Verizon (NYSE: VZ) adding an on-demand pay-as-you-go option to its public sector infrastructure-as-a-service cloud offering. The new option to Enterprise Cloud: Federal Edition, granted a FedRAMP authority to operate in November 2014, works to provide support for variable workloads and …

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Red Hat, Tata Team for Network Function Virtualization Service

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 1, 2015 — Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) has partnered with Tata Consultancy Services of India to provide an OpenStack-based orchestration and test tool for network function virtualization services. The framework will work to hasten service design verification, orchestration, functionality and configuration of NFV services, Tata said Wednesday. “The …

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Huntington Ingalls ‘Shipyard of the Future’ Project Gets Mississippi Investment

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 1, 2015 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has received $20 million from the Mississippi state government in support of its Shipyard of the Future initiative. The financial investment will go toward the development of a new dry dock and covered facilities for the company’s 11, 000 shipbuilders …

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Army Tests Northrop Air and Missile Defense System

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 1, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on the U.S. Army kicking off flight tests for the Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) integrated air and missile defense battle command system. Northrop said the IBCS mission control software was used in conjunction with Patriot radar and launchers to intercept a …

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Raytheon Launches New Subsidiary in San Diego

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 1, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) creating Raytheon Anschuetz USA LLC, a new subsidiary designed to expand its U.S. navigation systems market portfolio. “With this new company, we offer dedicated local support for U.S.-based customers, with greater flexibility, and set the foundation …

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Northrop’s Marshall Greenspan Picked for IEEE Picard Medal

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 29, 2015 — GovCon Executive reported Thursday on Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) veteran Marshall Greenspan being named a recipient of the Picard Medal for Radar Technologies and Applications by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. He was cited “for contributions to the development of multiple phase-center …

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Lockheed to Supply C4ISR System for Coast Guard Cutter

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 29, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) picking Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to build the C4ISR platform for the U.S. Coast Guard’s Midgett national security cutter. The $72 million contract award includes work on the USCG’s eight and final cutter that …

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