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Harris Joins University of Rochester in NY’s Big Data-Focused Consortium

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 18, 2017 — Harris (NYSE: HRS) has teamed with the University of Rochester in New York to support a new consortium that would work to advance big data and analytics as part of the state government’s Finger Lakes Forward effort to boost the local economy, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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Matt Desch: Iridium Looks to IoT as Area for Business Growth

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 15, 2017 — Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM), has said the company is building on its internet of things capabilities as an area for business growth, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Via Satellite reported Monday that Desch, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2017, told the audience …

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ManTech Picks Kaplan to Deliver Cyber Degree Programs for Employees; Kevin Phillips Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 15, 2017 — ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) will offer tailored cyber programs at Kaplan University to employees to facilitate their efforts to attain Certified Information Systems Security Professional certification or bachelor’s and master’s degrees in cybersecurity, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. “The best weapons in the cyber domain are …

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SPA Adds Retired Air Force General to Board of Directors; William Vantine Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 15, 2017 — Systems Planning and Analysis has added the 40-year U.S. Air Force veteran and owner of management consulting services company RK Solution Enterprises to the board of directors, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. Ronald Keys, a retired Air Force general, has served as commander of Air Combat Command and air …

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SAIC Lands Contract Modification for Continued Army Computer Systems Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 15, 2017 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) will provide continued support for the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center’s systems and computer resources under a $25.5 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday the modification covers work for AMRDEC’s …

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Lockheed-Elbit Team Eyes UK Navy Program for EW Modernization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 15, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will collaborate with Elbit Systems to build a maritime electronic warfare technology in pursuit of a British navy contract for EW modernization, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The companies’ U.K. business operations entered into the strategic teaming agreement for the Maritime …

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Manish Parikh: BAE Intell & Security Sector Eyes Cloud, Cyber, Data Analytics Opportunities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 14, 2017 — Manish Parikh, vice president of business development and strategy for BAE Systems‘ U.S. operations, has said cloud computing, cyber hardening and data analytics are the key technology areas that present growth opportunities for the company’s intelligence and security sector. “The future of our business …

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BDO’s Gregory Garrett: Cyber Education, Risk Management Key to Address Threats

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 14, 2017 — Gregory Garrett, head of international cybersecurity at professional services firm BDO USA, has said companies should work to bolster cyber education and training programs amid the emergence of threat actors such as the “Dragonfly” cyber espionage group, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. “A successful cyber risk management …

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Vinny Sica: Lockheed Mission Solutions Looks to ‘Whole of System’ Offerings for Space Industry

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 14, 2017 — Vinny Sica, vice president and general manager for mission solutions at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has said the business unit is working to build on its integrated offerings for international customers as the space industry continues to transform and the domain becomes congested, contested …

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CAE, Canadian Research Lab to Study Flight Simulator User Experience

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 14, 2017 — CAE has entered into a partnership with business school HEC Montreal’s research laboratory in Canada to study pilots’ user experience in flight simulators in efforts to build on aviator performance, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it will collaborate with Tech3Lab to utilize big data, …

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