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Northrop Lands Mine Hunter Contract for Navy Helicopter Deployment

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 21, 2015 — The Naval Sea Systems Command has contracted Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) to develop, fabricate, test and produce AN/AQS-24C mine hunting sonar systems for use on the MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Majority of the work on the $14.8 million cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price …

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Harris Receives New Order for Multiband SATCOM Terminals from Army

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 21, 2015 — Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has landed a fresh order for X-band and X-/Ka-band satellite communication terminals worth $45 million from the U.S. Army, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Harris said the contract under the military branch’s Modernization of Enterprise Terminals program includes electronics equipment and …

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Tina Dolph: Need for Efficiency, Integration Drives Govt Services Focus on Data, Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 21, 2015 — Tina Dolph, president of ASRC Federal’s information and technical solutions operating group, indicated that today’s government services market has come to depend on data and technology. She told ExecutiveBiz in an exclusive interview posted Monday that ASRC’s subsidiaries are well positioned to provide these …

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Lockheed Picks Curtiss-Wright Turret Drive System for UK Reconnaissance Vehicle

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 20, 2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has asked Curtiss-Wright to go ahead with production of the Turret Drive Servo System for installation on the British Army’s fleet of Scout specialist vehicles, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Curtiss-Wright said the new $49-million contract follows an initial order worth …

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Inmarsat to Lead Mobile SatCom Tech Feasibility Study for ESA

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 20, 2015 — Inmarsat has forged an alliance with the European Space Agency to expand and promote mobile satellite communications technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Under the public private partnership deal, the company said it will head a $6.5 million-funded study to look into the viability of …

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Unisys Stealth for Network Security Wins New Product Innovation Award

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 20, 2015 — Frost & Sullivan has cited Unisys’ Stealth platform as this year’s most innovative technology following a review of the market for encrypted network security products, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The market analyst found Stealth’s design to lower the risk and cost of network …

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FireEye to Provide Threat Intell Cyber Training for State Govts

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 20, 2015 — FireEye will provide cyber training and technology to state governments under a threat intelligence sharing program in collaboration with the National Fusion Center Association, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. According to FireEye the partnership aims to mobilize technical support during critical cyber events and train …

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Razorsight CEO Charlie Thomas Sees Agile, Innovative CSPs’ Unique Position in Cloud Market

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 20, 2015 — Razorsight CEO Charlie Thomas said communications service providers in the cloud that are agile and innovative could be well positioned to meet their clients’ requirements, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. “With mobility and cloud becoming ever more ubiquitous, I see security and protection such as …

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IBM Big Data, Analytics Tech Boosts Energy Department’s Solar, Wind Forecasts

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 17, 2015 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) said its weather model and renewable forecasting technology has helped the Energy Department fine-tune its solar and wind forecast accuracy as much as 30 percent compared to using conventional tools, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The system, dubbed SMT, uses big data, …

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Air Force Launches 10th Boeing-Built GPS IIF Satellite

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 17, 2015 — The U.S. Air Force launched a Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) GPS IIF satellite aboard an Atlas V rocket on Wednesday, the tenth to join the GPS constellation that provides space-based navigation, positioning, timing services for military, commercial and civilian applications, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. “Today’s …

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