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SAIC Secures $17M Computer, Systems Support Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 21, 2015 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has secured a $17 million modification award from the U.S. Army to assist 11 allied countries in computer and systems support, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Work comes under the foreign military sales program and will occur in Afghanistan, Australia, …

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Parsons SVP Biff Lyons Sees Continued Fed Focus on Security

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 21, 2015 — Biff Lyons, senior vice president at Parsons, recently talked to ExecutiveBiz about converged security trends to watch and what’s in store in the future for cyber. “Across the market there will be a continued emphasis on security and the convergence of those operational …

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Washington Area CTO Roundtable to Host Summit With ‘Drone Petting Station’

On June 11th The Washington Area CTO Roundtable organization will be holding their tenth summit, “When Drones Fly” and will feature  a “drone petting station” for attendees. A team of innovators from Gannett will exhibit unmanned aerial systems at the site during the event, CTO Roundtable said. The lineup of speakers …

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DigitalGlobe Retires Lockheed-Built IKONOS Imaging Satellite

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 20, 2015 — DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has retired the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) IKONOS imaging satellite after 15 years of on-orbit service, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Lockheed said Thursday IKONOS, launched in September 1999 at the Vandenberg Air Force Base, took thousands of high-resolution earth imagery throughout its lifecycle …

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Northrop Starts Chartering Software Installation on Navy Subs

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 20, 2015 — The U.S. Navy has approved the Northrop Grumman-built (NYSE: NOC) Voyage Management System 9.3 for installation on 55 SSN and SSGN nuclear submarines through December 2016, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Northrop said Monday updates on the latest version of the software package targeted the areas …

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Raytheon Completes Milestone C for Small Diameter Bomb II

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 20, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) completing Milestone C of the U.S. Air Force’s multimode seeker Small Diameter Bomb II after completing functional configuration, system verification and production readiness checks. Raytheon said Monday the $700 million SDB II program would soon be cleared for …

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HP VP Stacy Cleveland: Cloud Brokerage an Emerging Concept in FedRAMP

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 20, 2015 — Stacy Cleveland, global practices vice president for the U.S. public sector business at HP (NYSE: HPQ) Enterprise Services, said there is opportunity for FedRAMP to experiment with cloud brokers as one approach to accelerating cloud migration, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. FierceGovernmentIT quoted Cleveland as saying she believes the …

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TASC Wins AF Systems Engineering Support Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 19, 2015 — TASC has been awarded a $66 million contract to provide systems engineering and integration support to the Los Angeles Air Force Base in California. The award involves baseline maintenance, test and verification work from the Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) company through November 2021, the Defense Department …

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David Wajsgras: Raytheon Opens Coast Watch Center in the Philippines

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 19, 2015 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has opened a National Coast Watch Center in the Philippines in collaboration with the U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The NCWC uses a system integrated with Raytheon’s border security technology designed to detect and deter maritime threats near …

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Ed Sayadian: Exelis Passes Factory Acceptance Tests for Aireon Software, Hardware

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 19, 2015 — Exelis (NYSE: XLS) moved closer to operational deployment of Aireon’s space-based aircraft monitoring technology following the conclusion of factory testing of the surveillance data processing and distribution ground system component, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. “The factory acceptance achievement formally verifies that all requirements and interfaces …

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