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Noblis Gets Contract for DoD Environmental Research & Tech Certification Program Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 30, 2018 — Noblis will provide administrative, financial, logistics, outreach, technical review and direct program area support for two Defense Department environment-related initiatives under a potential $24M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The U.S. Army said in a FedBizOpps award notice posted Tuesday the nonprofit organization’s contract has a …

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Todd Probert: Raytheon Leverages Silicon Valley Partnerships to Adapt Commercial Tech for Military

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 29, 2018 — Todd Probert, vice president of mission support and modernization at Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), has said the company is working with Silicon Valley partners to identify commercial technologies that could potentially be applied for military use, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 2. Aviation Today reported Nov. 1 …

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AECOM to Help USAID Promote Practices to Protect Amazon Rainforest; John Vollmer Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 29, 2018 — AECOM (NYSE: ACM) has received a potential $23.5M contract from the U.S. Agency for International Development‘s South America regional office in Peru to drive measures that counter harmful infrastructure and extractive activities in the Amazon, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 2. The company said Nov. 1 it will …

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General Atomics Tests SkyGuardian RPA ‘Certifiable’ Ground Control Station

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 29, 2018 — General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business has completed a test to demonstrate the operation of a ground control station to fly and maneuver the MQ-9B SkyGuardian remotely piloted aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday the Certifiable Ground Control Station, which is compliant with NATO’s STANAG 4671 airworthiness …

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AWS Picks ‘Premier Consulting Partner’ DLT as Public Sector Distributor

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 29, 2018 — Amazon Web Services has added DLT Solutions as a partner distributor of cloud-based capabilities for the public sector in support of business transformation efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. DLT said Tuesday it is the only AWS Premier Consulting Partner to transition to the AWS Public Sector …

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Boeing Signs Deal for Investment, Partnership With Israeli Companies; Leanne Caret Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 28, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has entered into a reciprocal purchase agreement with Israel’s government in which the U.S. defense firm will invest in and partner with Israeli companies on certain contracts, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 2. The Jerusalem Post reported Oct. 31 that Boeing will collaborate …

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Leidos Commits to Education, Training Programs for US Workforce; Roger Krone Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 28, 2018 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has pledged to create opportunities for apprenticeships, on-the-job training, continuing education, reskilling and work-based education as part of a U.S. government initiative to empower the workforce, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 1. The company said Oct. 31 it will invest in programs for …

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PAE ISR Earns Interim Flight Clearance for VTOL Resolute Eagle Drone

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 28, 2018 — A joint venture of PAE and AOC has secured a Group 3 interim flight clearance from Naval Air Systems Command that serves to verify the airworthiness of a vertical-takeoff-and-landing unmanned aircraft system, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. PAE ISR said Monday the Resolute Eagle VTOL variant has been verified …

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Kratos Previews New Mixed-Reality Military Training Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 28, 2018 — Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) is set to unveil a new mixed-reality training platform at this week’s Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference in Florida, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday its Kratos Platform features commercial off-the-shelf components and is designed …

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Salesforce’s Dave Rey Pushes Customer Experience, ‘SaaS First’ for Federal Cloud Strategy Update

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 27, 2018 — Dave Rey, executive vice president of Salesforce‘s (NYSE: CRM) public sector business in North America, has urged the government to include customer experience among the goals in its planned update to the federal cloud computing policy, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 30. Rey, a two-time …

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