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Raytheon Teams With CAE, Alenia on Air Force T-X Program Bid

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 22, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will likely hold the prime role in a teaming agreement with CAE (NYSE: CAE) and Alenia Aermacchi to pursue the U.S. Air Force‘s T-X pilot trainer contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Defense News reported Tuesday Raytheon will replace General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) in the team, …

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Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe Combines Deep Learning, Crowdsourcing to Process Satellite Images

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 22, 2016 — Tony Frazier, senior vice president of government solutions at DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), has said the company uses deep-learning and crowdsourcing tools to analyze satellite imagery, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. GCN reported Wednesday that Frazier has pointed to MrGeo,  NVIDIA graphics processors, the OpenCV software library and …

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Iridium to Update DoD Network Gateway for Satellite Connectivity; Scott Scheimreif Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 22, 2016 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) will help update the Defense Department‘s network gateway under an $8.57 million task order from the Defense Information Systems Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday the award works to provide distributed tactical communications services to DoD and support access to …

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Pivotal’s Keith Salisbury: Cloud-Native Apps to Drive Federal IT Transformation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 22, 2016 — Keith Salisbury, vice president for U.S. federal sales at Pivotal Software, has said modern “cloud-native” applications work to help transform federal IT amid the current budget environment. Salisbury wrote in a guest piece posted Wednesday on ExecutiveBiz that while government has mirrored the …

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Raytheon to Launch Global Cyber Education Program; Dave Wajsgras Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 19, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will launch a global cyber education program in effort to address the increased global demand for information technology talent, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it will unveil the program at the UAE Security Forum in Abu Dhabi and hold …

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CenturyLink to Offer New IaaS Cloud Product to Govt; Tim Meehan Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 19, 2016 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) will help government agencies migrate their data workloads to an infrastructure-as-a-service cloud platform as part of its offering under the General Services Administration‘s Networx contract vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday VMware‘s vCloud Government Services platform works to support the CenturyLink Government Cloud offering. …

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Northrop Grumman’s Triton UAS Completes Operational Assessment

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 19, 2016 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has completed the operational assessment of the U.S. Navy‘s MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the assessment includes flight tests for the UAS weapon system and moves the program closer to Milestone C and low-rate …

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BAE Systems Eyes India-Based M777 Howitzer Production Facility

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 19, 2016 — BAE Systems and Mahindra have partnered to construct an assembly, integration and test facility in India for the British contractor’s M777 howitzers, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. BAE Systems said Wednesday the partnership is in line with the Indian government’s planned purchase of nearly 150 M777A2 LW155 artillery …

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Microsoft Windows 10 Gets 4M-Seat Commitment From DoD

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 19, 2016 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) will deploy its Windows 10 operating system across 4 million seats at the Defense Department after Pentagon CIO Terry Halvorsen‘s follow-up on a previous memo to standardize the OS across DoD, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Company officials said in separate posts Wednesday …

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Raytheon to Provide 464 Excalibur Ib Missiles to Army

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 18, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will deliver 464 Excalibur Ib missiles to the U.S. Army under a $31.8 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it also currently works on the development of Excalibur N5 to help address the needs of the U.S. Navy in …

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