Press Releases

Raytheon-Led WTA Hits 5M Training Events Milestone

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 13,  2015 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) celebrated its five millionth training event as team lead of the Warrior Training Alliance, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said the warfighter-focused program has saved millions in costs on the U.S. Army FOCUS contract initially awarded in 2008. “Reaching these unprecedented …

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Thomson Reuters Taps IBM Watson Cognitive Technology

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 12,  2015 — IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) Watson cognitive offerings are now available to Thomson Reuters clients that seek data insights via content analytics, natural-language processing and evidence-based learning technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Thomson Reuters said Thursday the collaboration is part of its customer-focused mission to leverage …

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FAA, CACI Set to Evaluate UAS Tracking Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 12,  2015 — The Federal Aviation Administration has engaged CACI International (NYSE: CACI) to carry out evaluation work on sensor technology that can be used to track drones, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. FAA said the assessment exercise is part of the agency’s Pathfinder program geared to elevate …

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ULA Sends NRO Payload, 13 CubeSats to Orbit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 12,  2015 — United Launch Alliance launched a payload aboard an Atlas V rocket for the National Reconnaissance Office last week, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Oct. 8 launch designated as NROL-55 also sent to orbit 13 GRACE CubeSats that are designed to perform experiments on tracking, …

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Steven Griffin to Lead Vencore’s NASA Engineering Services Contract; Mac Curtis Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 12,  2015 — Vencore has announced Steven Griffin’s appointment as senior vice president and program manager of the company’s NASA engineering services contracts at Kennedy Space Center, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. Vencore said Tuesday Griffin has program and operational management experience in the defense and federal …

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Angela Messer: vArmour, Booz Allen in AWS Cloud Security Partnership

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 12,  2015 — Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) Web Services now offers enterprise security and data workload management support in collaboration with vArmour, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. VArmour officials said Monday the company’s partners, among them Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), help clients on AWS with “application-level workload security, control …

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Iron Mountain to Open Federal Records Storage Space in Sterling

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 9,  2015 — Iron Mountain (NYSE: IRM) will open a new 500, 000-cubic-foot storage facility for government records management in Sterling, Virginia, on Oct. 13, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Leases for storage space will be offered to federal agencies looking to comply with federal policies that mandate footprint reduction …

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Booz Allen Expands CDM Work with Task Order 2D

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 9,  2015 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has received a second task order under the Department of Homeland Security’s Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program worth $82.9 million, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. New work under CDM Task Order 2D extends Booz Allen’s DHS services in support of cybersecurity …

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Johns Hopkins APL Develops Location-Aware Emergency Alert Technology

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 9,  2015 — Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Research Laboratory said it has developed a technology that allows smartphone user to receive accurate location-specific notices from authorities during emergencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Arbitrary-Size Location-Aware Targeting, or ASLAT, works to checks the built-in tracker on mobile devices to determine …

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Tony Smeraglinolo: Engility Enlists Vricon as NGA’s First IGAPP Vendor

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 9,  2015 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) has announced the availability of Vricon’s Explorer application of 3-D satellite images on the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s GEOINT app store, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Vricon is the first vendor to join the NGA Innovative GEOINT Application Provider Program via Engility’s brokerage program, …

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