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Edinburgh Chooses CGI in Digital Transformation Initiative

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 25, 2015 —The City of Edinburgh Council has contracted CGI (NYSE: GIB) to help modernize the Scottish capital’s information and communications technology services through 2022 for $292 million, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. CGI said the work includes building digital online services for citizens, providing bandwidth speed upgrades …

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HP’s Scott Gaydos Points to Shadow IT ‘Service-Delivery Benefits’

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 25, 2015 — Scott Gaydos, chief technologist for the U.S. public sector business at Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ), has urged information technology officers in government to examine how shadow IT could be turned into something beneficial for their organization, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. He indicated in a guest piece …

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Navy Sets October At-Sea Tests for F-35C Onboard USS Eisenhower

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 24, 2015 — The U.S. Navy has set a timetable for the next phase of at-sea testing of the F-35C Lightning II, the carrier variant of Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) fifth-generation joint strike fighter, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The upcoming sea trials will be held onboard the USS …

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Buchanan & Edwards Named Microsoft U.S. Federal Solution Partner of the Year

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 24, 2015 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has named Buchanan & Edwards as Partner of the Year for its U.S. public sector business, GovCon Executive reported Friday. Buchanan & Edwards said Wednesday it received the citation for its role in assisting the State Department move toward achieving …

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Army Launches 2nd Missile-Detecting Airship at Aberdeen

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 24, 2015 — The U.S. Army has deployed the second of two 250-foot aerostats meant to detect potential missile threats as part of the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Raytheon-built (NYSE: RTN) tethered airships, floating 10, 000 …

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Army Renews BAE Rocket Propellant Grains Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 24, 2015 — BAE Systems will continue to produce propulsion components for the U.S. Army’s Hydra 70 rockets from 2016 to 2017 under a $50 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. BAE said Thursday it has been making Mk 90 propellant grains for the Defense Department at …

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Mary Ann Hopkins: Parsons Wins Missile Defense Architectures Integration Task Order

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 24, 2015 — Parsons will carry out systems engineering work for the Missile Defense Agency under the MiDAESS contract opportunity, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Parsons said the task order includes development support for the Ballistic Missile Defense System’s architecture and technical aspects plus integration, assessment and fielding, …

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Northrop Earns Maryland Green Registry Leadership Award

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 21, 2015 — GovCon Executive reported Thursday on Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) receiving a leadership award from the Maryland Department of the Environment for its sustainability initiatives in the state in the past year. Local department officials handed the award to the defense contractor and four …

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Mitre Opens Air Traffic Management R&D Center in Singapore

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 21, 2015 — Mitre has inaugurated an air traffic management research and development hub in Singapore as part of its efforts to further ATM collaboration in the region, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Mitre Asia Pacific Singapore, established with support from the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, is …

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Air Force Extends BAE’s SSPARS Support Work

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 21, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on BAE Systems being awarded a contract to continue support for the operation and maintenance of the U.S. Air Force’s Solid State Phased Radar System platform for $46 million. The extended work has a 2018 period of completion, and includes …

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