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Lockheed Unveils Air Traffic Control System for UAS Pilots

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 6, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) rolling out a traffic management tool that would allow unmanned aircraft systems controllers to share flight information with other UAS pilots. The UAS traffic manager feeds UAS flight plans to the Federal Aviation Administration’s National …

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Raytheon Surveys Cyber Pulse Among Industries, Sectors

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 6, 2015 — A Raytheon-commissioned (NYSE: RTN) study has found differences in how industries and sectors view cybersecurity and how best to build their defenses against an attack, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Among industries, information security officers in finance and healthcare tended to be more cautious in …

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DoD Infuses $32M into Lockheed P-3 Fatigue Life Mgmt Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 6, 2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will provide $32 million worth of fatigue life management and engineering services to the U.S. Navy and other customers covering the P-3 Orion aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The work will occur in Marietta, Georgia, with an ordering period of …

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HP, Fujitsu Secure $2B IT, Comms Contract from UK Defense

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 6, 2015 — The HP-led (NYSE: HPQ) Atlas Consortium will provide information technology support services worth $1.4 billion to the British defense ministry under a renegotiated Defence Information Infrastructure contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Ministry of Defense said Monday the contract is one of two it …

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Booz Allen’s Greg Wenzel Identifies Critical Pieces in Path to Digital C4ISR

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 6, 2015 — Booz Allen Hamilton’s (NYSE: BAH) Greg Wenzel has identified several key factors enterprises need to a “holistic” transition to a digital C4ISR ecosystem, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. “To derive this type of value for government and military organizations, a shift to simpler, modular and …

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Aegis System, SM-3 Missiles Undergo MDA Intercept Tests

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 5, 2015 — Defense and military officials concluded a round of intercept flight test events for the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System at the Pacific Missile Range Facility in Hawaii last week, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. During the exercise, the USS John Paul Jones detected, tracked and engaged …

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European Parliament Selects CGI to Lead Information System Design Team

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 5, 2015 — CGI has landed a $215 million contract to lead a consortium tasked to develop and maintain an information systems platform for the European Parliament, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The work has a two-year base period of performance and three one-year options, with CGI’s particular …

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Deborah Dunie, Thomas O’Toole Elected to Alliant Energy Board

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 5, 2015 — Alliant Energy has named Deborah Dunie, former chief technology officer at CACI International (NYSE: CACI), and Thomas O’Toole, senior vice president at United Continental (NYSE: UAL), as the newest members of its board of directors, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. Dunie brings proficiencies in …

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Lockheed’s Stephanie Hill: STEM Inspiration Needed to Spark Next-Generation Scientists, Engineers

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 5, 2015 — Stephanie Hill, vice president and general manager of ship and aviation systems at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Mission Systems and Training, has called for greater efforts to keep students engaged in science, technology, engineering and mathematics to help fight a looming shortage in …

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Michael Shrader: Carahsoft Offers PernixData Storage Accelerator Option for Govt Customers

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 5, 2015 — Carahsoft has made PernixData’s storage acceleration platform available for federal agencies via the GSA Schedule contract vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. “Through our partnership with PernixData, we are able to equip our customers with the ability to solve their most pressing virtualized application performance challenges, ” …

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