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Lockheed, Inmarsat, GMV to Support PNT Program in Australia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 15, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Inmarsat and GMV will support Australia’s geoscience research agency in a program that aims to develop a testbed that would demonstrate the potential applications of Global Navigation Satellite Systems on positioning, navigation and timing, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Lockheed said Monday the effort seeks to utilize …

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DigitalGlobe, NTT Offer Elevation Data to Imagery Info Market

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 15, 2017 — DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) and NTT Data (NYSE: NTT) have teamed to offer elevation data to imagery customers in efforts to expand their sales reach in the global imagery information market, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. NTT Data said Tuesday its five-meter digital elevation model called AW3D Standard will be …

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Microsoft Offers Cyber Training for Military Vets, Transitioning Service Members

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 14, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) will provide military veterans and transitioning service members training on cybersecurity topics such as cryptology, risk identification, access controls and incident response through the Microsoft Software & Systems Academy, GovCon Executive reported Monday. Chris Cortez, vice president of military affairs at Microsoft, said …

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Mitre Proposes 15-Year Navy Shipbuilding Plan

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 14, 2017 — Mitre has developed a 15-year shipbuilding plan for the U.S. Navy that would bring the fleet size to 414 combat ships with a “high-low mix” of low-end warships and high-end combat vessels, Executive Gov reported Monday. Breaking Defense reported Friday the plan also involves the cancellation of the Littoral Combat …

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Fulcrum Opens New North Carolina, Virginia Offices to Support Defense Customers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 14, 2017 — Fulcrum has opened two new facilities that will work to provide training and logistics services to defense agencies and other customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Feb. 1 the new office in Fayetteville, North Carolina, will serve the U.S. Special Operations Command and clients at Fort …

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DigitalGlobe, Harris, Esri Offer Integrated Satellite Imagery Access, Analytics Tool to ArcGIS Users

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 14, 2017 — DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) and Esri have teamed to provide users of the ArcGIS mapping platform access to satellite images as well as deep learning and analytical tools to derive insights from the images, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. DigitalGlobe said Monday it will combine …

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CACI’s Mike Basla: Cybersecurity, Enterprise IT Modernization as 2017 Focus Areas for Air Force, Gov’t

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 14, 2017 — Mike Basla, senior vice president and U.S. Air Force client executive at CACI International (NYSE: CACI), has said cybersecurity for the space and nuclear enterprise, as well as enterprise IT modernization are two focus areas for the sector in 2017. He told ExecutiveBiz …

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Raytheon, Utilidata Partner to Develop Electrical Grid Cybersecurity Platforms; Dave Wajsgras Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 13, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Utilidata have entered into a strategic alliance in an effort to develop electrical grid platforms that work to identify, protect against and respond to cyber threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The collaboration looks to incorporate Utilidata’s cyber attack detection and response experience with Raytheon’s cyber threat …

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NTT Data to Provide Test, Quality Assurance Support for DHS Biometric System; Tim Conway Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 13, 2017 — The Department of Homeland Security‘s Office of Biometric Identity Management has awarded NTT Data a multi-year, $8 million contract for independent system-level test and quality assurance services, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. NTT Data said Wednesday it will work to sustain OBIM’s Automated Biometric Identification System and help implement …

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BAE-Commissioned Research Finds Disconnect Between C-Suite, IT Leaders on Cyber Responsibility

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 13, 2017 — A new study by BAE Systems has found that C-suite executives and information technology leaders have different views on cybersecurity responsibilities when it comes to cyber threat response, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday 50 percent of IT leaders believe senior management should take …

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