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VMware’s Bill Rowan: Military, DOJ Turn to Hybrid Cloud to Support Field Operations

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 25, 2017 — Bill Rowan, vice president of federal sales at VMware (NYSE: VMW), has said the military services under the Defense Department as well as the Justice Department utilize hybrid cloud to support operations amid security challenges associated with data centers, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. WTOP reported Wednesday that …

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Hughes’ Rick Lober a Panelist at UK MilSatCom Conference in November

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 25, 2017 — Hughes Network Systems executive Rick Lober will serve as a panelist at the Global MilSatCom Conference to be held in the U.K. from Nov. 7 to 9 and contribute to discussions on ground-based systems for military satellite communications, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. SMi Group said Tuesday Lober, …

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CSRA to Test AWS Cloud-Based HR Management System for Navy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 25, 2017 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) will utilize Amazon Web Services‘ (Nasdaq: AMZN) cloud platform to assess a new integrated pay and personnel system for the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Navy granted CSRA an interim authorization to conduct a field test of the commercial …

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Johns Hopkins APL Unveils Radioisotope-Powered Drone for Possible NASA Titan Exploration

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 25, 2017 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has introduced a conceptual radioisotope-powered autonomous dual-quadcopter as a possible platform to support a future NASA mission to explore Saturn’s largest moon, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. APL said Wednesday the Dragonfly concept features a Multi-Mission Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator that will work to power the …

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L3 Wescam to Supply EO/IR Imaging Turrets to Navy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 25, 2017 — An L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) subsidiary will provide electro-optical and infrared imaging turrets to the Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane division under a potential $49 million contract from the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday L3 Wescam will supply the MX-10MS turrets that NSWC Crane will utilize …

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BAE Picks Harris Transmitters for EW Countermeasures on USAF Special Ops Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 24, 2017 — Harris (NYSE: HRS) will supply phased array transmitter antennas to BAE Systems in support of the latter’s electronic warfare countermeasure system aboard the U.S. Air Force‘s MC-130J Commando II and AC-130J Ghostrider aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The transmitters will work to provide transmit capability for the BAE countermeasures in …

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SAIC to Deliver Survivability Design Updates to 3 USMC Assault Amphibious Vehicles

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 24, 2017 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) will update three Assault Amphibious Vehicle command-variant prototypes for the U.S. Marine Corps under a potential $11.3 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company will perform AAV Survivability Upgrade work in Alabama, Arizona, California, …

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Parsons to Evaluate Navy Housing Assets in Guam, Japan & 5 US States

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 24, 2017 — A business unit of Parsons will provide support for the Commander – Navy Installations Command’s evaluation of military housing assets under a potential $15 million contract from the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday Parsons Government Services will perform an independent review of housing condition, …

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General Dynamics Eyes Small Business Support Via Tech Procurement Outreach Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 24, 2017 — A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) segment has launched an outreach program that aims to engage small business partners and suppliers in providing ideas and technologies that address customer requirements, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Monday General Dynamics Mission Systems‘ TechScout program works to …

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Microsoft, CompTIA Offer IT Training for Military Veterans

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 24, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and the Computing Technology Industry Association have teamed to offer information technology training to military service members transitioning to civilian life, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. CompTIA said Tuesday the Microsoft Software and Systems Academy will accept the organization’s Network+ and Security+ …

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