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Boeing’s KC-46 Aerial Tanker Receives FAA Supplemental Type Certificate

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 6, 2018 — Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) KC-46 Pegasus aerial tanker program has received a supplemental type certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration to mark the completion of the agency’s airworthiness review of the aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the accreditation is the culmination of a series of ground, …

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DLH Mission Services & Solutions Receives CMMI Level 3 Rating; Helene Fisher Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 6, 2018 — A business unit of DLH has been appraised at maturity level 3 of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration program after undergoing an assessment of its business processes, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 29. The company said Aug. 28 its mission services and solutions operating …

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AECOM Eyes Work Under $28B DoD Tech R&D Contract; John Vollmer Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 6, 2018 — AECOM (NYSE: ACM) will support technology research and development efforts at the Defense Department‘s Defense Technical Information Center through its position on a potential $28B contract from the DoD Information Analysis Centers, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 24. The company said Aug. 23 its URS Federal Services …

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Kratos Tasked With Radar Engineering, Technical Support Under $67M Navy Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 6, 2018 — Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) will provide engineering and technical support for U.S. Navy radar programs under a potential $67.5M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the Naval Surface Warfare Center – Dahlgren Division’s electromagnetic and sensor systems department selected Kratos …

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IBM to Develop Blockchain-Based Public Health Info Tracking System for CDC

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 6, 2018 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) will work with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on a project that aims to utilize blockchain technology to build a secure and transparent public health information system, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Fast Company reported Tuesday that the planned blockchain-based system …

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Fulcrum Named Among ‘Fastest-Growing’ US Companies in 2018; Jeff Handy Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 5, 2018 — Fulcrum has received recognition from Inc. magazine as one of the “fastest-growing” private U.S. companies in 2018, registering $90.6M in 2017 revenue in its ninth consecutive year on the annual list, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 24. The company said firms in the Inc. 5000 list this year …

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SAIC to Lease Northern Virginia Data Center Space From CyrusOne; Bob Fecteau Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 5, 2018 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) will utilize data center space at CyrusOne‘s (Nasdaq: CONE) facility in northern Virginia in 2019 under a lease agreement as the former seeks to build on its business continuity measures, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 24. SAIC said Aug. …

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CenturyLink Named Partner in AWS Managed Service Provider Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 5, 2018 — Amazon Web Services has added CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) as a partner in the AWS Managed Service Provider program, enabling the latter to offer AWS-powered cloud products and services to the former’s customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. CenturyLink said Friday it completed a third-party audit to verify …

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Northrop, NASA Eye Oct. 6 Launch for Ionospheric Connection Explorer

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 5, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and NASA have scheduled an early October launch for a Pegasus XL rocket that would carry a spacecraft designed to study the Earth’s ionosphere, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The team has replaced a faulty sensor and has now moved the …

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HII Newport News Shipbuilding Names Xavier Beale VP of Trades

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 5, 2018 — Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ (NYSE: HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division has elevated Xavier Beale from the role of human resources operations director to vice president of trades and successor to the recently retired Ray Bagley, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Friday Beale will report to …

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