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Parsons Wins CTRIC II Bid on Nuclear Security Services for Ukraine

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 15, 2015 — Parsons has been awarded a $16.9 million contract from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency to provide nuclear security and readiness services to Ukraine, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The task order comes under the Cooperative Threat Reduction Integrating Contract II indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, with a base …

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AF Orders Lockheed JASSM Hardware for Polish F-16 Fleet

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 15, 2015 — The U.S. Air Force has selected Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to build Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile hardware and software in support of the Polish air force’s F-16 fleet, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Lockheed said the order, the third to come under a foreign military …

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Cambridge Intenational Systems Issues Commitment to DHMSM Project

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 15, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Monday on Cambridge International Systems being one of eight large-business companies that belong to the Leidos Partnership for Defense Health tasked to undertake the $4 billion Defense Healthcare Management System Modernization contract. Woman-owned, veteran-owned Cambridge provides national security products with intelligence, security …

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Air Force Chooses L-3 for Cryptography Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 15, 2015 — L-3 (NYSE: LLL) National Security Solutions will deliver 20 production units of encryption tools to the U.S. Air Force under a $13.4 million cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-reimbursement contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said the delivery order includes portable key loaders for intelligence, garrison and …

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PSC, Fairfax Chamber Reveal Washington GovCon Awards Nominees

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 15, 2015 — GovCon Executive reported Monday on the list of finalists to the 13th Annual Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards and former DynCorp CEO Paul Lombardi’s nomination to the Greater Washington Government Contractors Hall of Fame. Each year, the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce and …

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Open Energi Seeks to Optimize UK Power Grid via Hortonworks Data Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 14, 2015 — Open Energi will start using Hortonworks’ (Nasdaq: HDP) Hadoop-powered data platform to help the London-based company’s smart grid clients gain insights from real-time electricity consumption, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Through Hortonworks Data Platform, Oepn Energi seeks to build a “virtual” power station that can provide …

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Carahsoft’s Michael Shrader Points to Public Sector Demand for Analytics-Ready Data

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 14, 2015 — Michael Shrader, Carahsoft vice president for intelligence and innovative solutions, has pointed to a growing need for analytics-ready data in the public sector, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. According to VSR, this is among the reasons that have set a demand for value-added resellers in subsectors such …

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Marcus Collier: General Dynamics to Lend Tech Assistance to Education’s FAFSA Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 14, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on General Dynamics One Source being awarded a contract to operate the Education Department’s online federal student aid program for a potential $122 million through 2019. General Dynamics said it will apply its software and systems technical support experience to deal …

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SAP NS2’s Mark Testoni Weighs in on Behavioral Biometrics, Perimeter Defense, Policy Role in Cybersecurity

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 14, 2015 — Mark Testoni, president and CEO of SAP National Security Services, told Signal magazine that behavioral biometrics is becoming an important technology in today’s fight against evolving cyber intrusions, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The AFCEA publication said Sept. 1 the government is now experimenting with active …

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UMUC Recognizes Cybersecurity Leaders at Third Annual Cyber Gala

On Saturday evening University of Maryland University College (UMUC) held it’s third annual black-tie Cyber Gala at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center. The evening was hosted by Emma Garrison-Alexander, master of ceremonies, with a welcome from Javier Miyares, president UMUC and remarks from Anne V. Maher, attorney at …

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