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Orbital ATK Extends Airbus Parts Contract to Include A350-1000 Variant

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 24, 2015 — Airbus has chosen to extend Orbital ATK’s (NYSE: OA) contract as the maker of composite frames and stringers for the Airbus A350 program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The new work includes components for the 1000 variant of the aircraft and opens up jobs at …

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Harris Receives $15 Million Contract to Provide Acoustic Sensors

Harris Corp. announced Wednesday  it received a $15 million, 4 year follow-on contract to provide acoustic sensors for installation on the U.S. Navy’s Virginia-class submarines. The sensors are designed to facilitate data sharing between the LWWAA system and the submarine’s combat platform for monitoring of ships and other vessels. Jim Brunelle, director of undersea …

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Northrop, Lockheed, TCS Finish Information Assurance CDR for AEHF Low Cost Terminals

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 23, 2015 — The defense contractor team of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and TeleCommunication Systems (Nasdaq: TSYS) has concluded the critical design review for the information assurance elements of the Low Cost Terminal project, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Northrop said CDR completion signals …

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Michael Shrader: Carahsoft-Skyport Partnership Strives to Support Fed Front Line versus Cyber Threats

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 23, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday on Carahsoft being among several companies that have chosen to partner with Skyport Systems to help clients secure their information technology assets. “In our role as the trusted government IT solutions provider, Carahsoft takes a very discerning approach to technology engagements, …

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Dwight Hunsicker: Globecomm to Design ICC Content Distribution Network

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 23, 2015 — Globecomm Systems has been awarded a contract to design and integrate a content distribution network to broadcast International Criminal Court proceedings in real time, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The network will use optical fiber technology and include an advanced control room with multi-image video …

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Maximus’ Tom Romeo Sees Larger Industry Role in Citizen Experience

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 22, 2015 — Tom Romeo, Maximus (NYSE: MMS) president for federal systems, indicated that industry has an opportunity to increase its participation in redefining the citizen experience when transacting with the government. Romeo, speaking to ExecutiveBiz in an exclusive interview posted Tuesday, said citizens are beginning to expect …

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Carmen Krueger: SAP Taps Virtustream in SAP HANA Fed Cloud Push

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 22, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on SAP (NYSE: SAP) National Security Services entering a federal cloud deployment alliance with FedRAMP-compliant Virtustream. “Through our partnership with Virtustream we have unleashed the capabilities of SAP HANA in the cloud, enabling our federal customers to innovate in a …

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Raytheon Partners With Fokker Technologies and Dallara to Apply New Techonolgies For USAF Decoy

Raytheon in collaboration with Fokker Technologies and Dallara have developed a carbon fiber airframe for U.S. Air Force’s Miniature Air Launched Decoy. Fokker, helped to adapt robots to wind the carbon fiber fuselage, rather than rely on the conventional, hand-built approach. Dallara, applied the lightweight, very strong structural technologies used in Indy car racing to …

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Australian Defense Simulation and Training Centre Award Cubic $18 Million Contract

Cubic Global Defense announced Tuesday the award of a four-year, $18 million contract to assist the help the Australian Defense Simulation and Training Centre deliver simulation-based training programs. Cubic Defense Australia will provide the managed workforce solutions which will be distributed throughout Australia and shared with coalition partners in the Pacific. …

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Rick Lober: Hughes Tests HD Video Capability Via Satcom Helicopter

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 22, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on Hughes and its industry partners performing a test transmission of high-definition video via satellite from a rotary wing aircraft. Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of the defense and intelligence systems division at Hughes, indicated that the exercise …

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