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Lockheed’s Sikorsky Unit Completes Combat Rescue Air Vehicle Preliminary Design Review

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 4, 2016 — Sikorsky, a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has concluded the preliminary design review of the HH-60W Pave Hawk air vehicle under the Combat Rescue Helicopter program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Lockheed said Monday the program will now proceed to air vehicle and logistics system detailed …

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Boeing’s Insitu Subsidiary Outfits ScanEagle UAS With Maritime ISR Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 4, 2016 — Insitu, a subsidiary of Boeing (NYSE: BA), has worked with industry partners to equip Insitu’s ScanEagle and other small unmanned aircraft systems with maritime intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Sentient Vision Systems provided software to run the Visual Detection and Ranging system, which Hood …

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Polycom-Genband Unified Comms Offering Now JITC-Certified; Sean Berg Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 4, 2016 — The combined offering of Polycom‘s (Nasdaq: PLCM) VVX voice and video technology and Genband‘s Application Server has received certification under the Defense Information Systems Agency‘s Joint Interoperability Test Command, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Genband said Monday the integrated offering will be available for deployment to Defense Department communication …

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Matt Desch: 1st-Gen Iridium NEXT Constellation in Good Health, New Satellites Launch in July

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 4, 2016 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) will proceed with the planned July launch of the first 10 satellites in its second-generation Iridium NEXT constellation, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Space News reported Friday that the initial launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will be followed by six other …

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AT&T Exec to Chair NIST’s Information Security & Privacy Advisory Board

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 3, 2016 — An AT&T (NYSE: T) executive has been appointed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology to chair its information security and privacy advisory board, Executive Gov reported Monday. NIST said Friday Christopher Boyer,  global public policy assistant vice president at AT&T’s services business, …

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ICF to Support EPA Efforts Against Ozone Depletion Under BPA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 3, 2016 — ICF International (Nasdaq: ICFI) will provide technical and analytical services in support of the Environmental Protection Agency‘s efforts to eliminate ozone-damaging substances under a $19.8 million blanket purchase agreement, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday it will help implement programs that work to stop …

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Parsons Inks Pledge of Support for Guardsmen, Reservist Employees; Mary Ann Hopkins Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 3, 2016 — Parsons has pledged its support for employees who are members of the U.S. National Guard and Army Reserve forces under an agreement with the Defense Department‘s Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve office, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The company said Thursday it signed a …

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Vencore Unit to Provide Data Analytics Support Under SEC Award; Mac Curtis Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 3, 2016 — A Vencore subsidiary will provide data analytics and consulting support to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission under a potential $5.6 million task order contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday Vencore Labs will work with Promontory and utilize data modeling, statistical programming and other techniques to …

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Harris to Provide EW Jammers for Air Force’s F/A-18 Fleet; Ed Zoiss Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 3, 2016 — Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has secured an $88 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to deliver and install electronic warfare systems on the service branch’s F/A-18 fleet, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. “Naval aviators face a growing range of threats as their missions evolve and …

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Carahsoft to Deploy ‘Google for Work’ to 90K Public Sector Users Under New Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 2, 2016 — Carahsoft Technology will provide Google for Work to approximately 90, 000 public sector users under a potential seven-year contract awarded through Virginia’s Fairfax County by a national consortium of state and local organizations, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday U.S. Communities tapped Carahsoft and its authorized reseller partners …

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