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Roger Krone Leads Remarks from Leidos Partnership for Defense Health on DHMSM Win

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 21, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on comments by the Leidos-led (NYSE: LDOS) winning contractors of the multibillion Defense Healthcare Management Systems Modernization program that the Pentagon awarded last month. “We are honored to have been selected as the best-value solution for the DHMSM contract, ” …

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Chris Pehrson: Contractors to Stay Out of Drone ‘Targeting Chain’

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 21, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on Chris Pehrson, director of strategic development at General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, making comments on the role of contractors in the operations armed drones for the military. Defense One first reported Wednesday the company has conducted Reaper and Predator surveillance missions for the …

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Rockwell Collins Unveils ARINC Platform for Disaster, Relief Communications

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 20, 2015 — Rockwell Collins has launched a disaster communications platform that works to ensure connectivity for first responders and emergency workers, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Rockwell Collins said ARINC UrgentLink is designed to act as a backup network that does not rely on the local electricity …

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Microsoft Azure Government Hits Certification Milestone for FedRAMP, 3 Others

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 20, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday that Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has achieved four federal certifications for its Azure Government cloud platform for public sector clients. Microsoft said Tuesday the certification milestones are a FedRAMP moderate provisional authority to operate, a DISA Level 2 provisional authorization, a HIPAA …

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Eileen Rivera Assumes Senior Marketing Executive Role at Harris

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 20, 2015 — Eileen Rivera has taken on a new role at Harris Corp. as senior marketing executive, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The 15-year marketing, branding and investor relations veteran joined Harris in 2013, where she served as vice president for global marketing and communications for …

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Lockheed Orders Cubic Encrypted Training Systems for F-35 JSF

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 20, 2015 — Cubic’s (NYSE: CUB) global defense business unit will provide air combat training subsystems technology for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program under contract from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Cubic said the subsystem is designed to improve the aircraft’s stealth capabilities …

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Lockheed Starts Stealth Tech Work for Next-Gen Spy Plane

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 20, 2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company Skunk Works has begun researching on stealth technology that could be outfitted into its next generation of surveillance aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Flightglobal said the company envisions the high-altitude long-endurance spy plane, internally referred to as RQ-X or UQ-2, …

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Launch Date Set For 3rd Inmarsat Global Xpress Satellite

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 19, 2015 — Inmarsat has set Aug. 28 as the launch date for the Inmarsat-5 F3 satellite, designed to provide mobile broadband coverage in the Pacific Ocean region as part of the company’s Global Xpress constellation of satellites, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. I-5 F3, to be carried into orbit onboard a Proton …

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FireEye, Europol Enter Cyber Cooperation Deal

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 19, 2015 — FireEye (Nasdaq: FEYE) has linked up with Europol, the Europe Union’s law enforcement agency, to exchange information and technologies on cybercrime detection and trends, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. FireEye said the memorandum of understanding will provide organizations in the 28-nation region access to threat …

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Army Contracting Command Selects DynCorp for Vehicle Maintenance Training in Iraq

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 19, 2015 — The U.S. Army has chosen DynCorp International to provide training and technical support services for Iraqi vehicle maintenance crews in the Mideast, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Army Contracting Command contract has a base period of one year with a total value of $139.3 …

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