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Harris to Supply Falcon III Tactical Radios to Philippine Army

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 18, 2016 — Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has received a $12 million contract to provide Falcon III tactical handheld and vehicular radios and intercom systems to the Philippine army, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the contract covers the RF-7800V and RF-7800V VHF combat net …

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Boeing to Update Air Force Satcom System’s Anti-Jam Tech for $55M

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 18, 2016 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will provide an updated X-band anti-jam system to the U.S. Air Force under a $54.98 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday the anti-jam system is designed to boost the resilience and security of the Air Force’s Wideband Global …

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Northrop Grumman Donates Navigation Software Licenses to Naval Academy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 18, 2016 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has donated 135 Voyage Management System software licenses worth $3.17 million to the U.S. Naval Academy Foundation, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The company said Monday the software works to support U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps midshipman training on navigation at …

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General Dynamics to Support QGroup Server Deployment in Germany; Nadia Short Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 18, 2016 — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has partnered with QGroup to support the deployment and maintenance of the QTrust Server in efforts to protect the information systems of the German federal armed forces, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. General Dynamics said Monday its PitBull Trusted Operating System will work to …

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General Dynamics Picks Iridium Satellite Handsets for Govt Agencies; Scott Scheimreif Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 17, 2016 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) will provide the Iridium Extreme 9575 satellite handset for U.S. and foreign government use, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Iridium said Tuesday General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has selected the company in an effort to provide government agencies and service members  a …

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SAIC’s Tony Moraco: Small Businesses Should Look at Teaming Opportunities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 17, 2016 — Tony Moraco, CEO of Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC), has advised small businesses that aspire to collaborate with other companies to look at the mission requirements and market access of their prospects, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Washington Technology reported Friday SAIC itself is exploring the …

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In-Q-Tel to Upgrade Cylance’s Cybersecurity Technology

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 17, 2016 — In-Q-Tel will help Cylance upgrade its CylancePROTECT system, which works to use machine learning and artificial intelligence to prevent cyberattacks, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. “Our partnership with Cylance is intended to further enhance how artificial intelligence and related technologies prevent malware and advanced threats …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: ‘Satcom as a Service’ to Drive Value in Milsatcom

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 17, 2016 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for U.S. government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has said “satcom as a service” can help the military drive value from satellite communications technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in a blog entry posted Tuesday that the model works to support …

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Boeing Considers Self-Funding Materials for Extended F/A-18 Production

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 17, 2016 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will decide in the coming weeks if it will pursue a company investment to self-fund the continued production of F/A-18 fighter aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Reuters reported Friday that Dan Gillian, head of Boeing’s F/A-18E/F and EA-18G programs, has indicated the plan to purchase …

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Microsoft Caters IT Skills Training for Soldiers’ Career Transition

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 16, 2016 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) is set to offer Microsoft Software & Systems Academy courses at five U.S. Army bases to help active-duty and former soldiers transition to civilian careers in IT, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Chris Cortez, vice president of military affairs at Microsoft, wrote in an article …

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