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Cubic Completes Phase 1 of AFRL UAS LVC Range Project

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 7, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Monday on Cubic Corp. concluding phase one of the first deployable LVC (live, virtual and constructive) manned/unmanned aerial systems range in collaboration with the U.S. Air Force Research Lab and the Wright State Research Institute. Bill Toti, president …

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DARPA Awards Prime Contracts for Phase 2 of Tern, Northrop Grumman and AeroVironment Selected

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announce on Monday that Northrop Grumman and AeroVironment have been selected to design a new unmanned air system to launch and recover from small ships. The contract was awarded for the second phase of the Tern program, a joint effort between Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency …

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UK Taps Leidos to Run Military Logistics Program; Roger Krone Comments

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has been selected to run the U.K. defense ministry’s logistics commodities and services program for 13 years. The company will perform warehousing procurement services and stock control of food, clothing, general and medical supplies, storage and distribution, the British government said Thursday. The ministry will conclude the deal once requirements in …

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Mark Sopp to Retire as Leidos CFO; Roger Krone Comments

Mark Sopp, an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 list for 2015, plans to retire from Leidos Holdings (NYSE: LDOS) as chief financial officer later this year. He will remain in service until the company finds a successor to the role and afterward will serve as adviser for the transition phase and other …

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GSA Issues Phase 1 RFP for Development of FBI’s New HQ

The General Services Administration is seeking proposals from real estate developers on the construction of a new and consolidated FBI headquarters to replace the J. Edgar Hoover Building in Washington. GSA said Friday that FBI is considering locations in Greenbelt and Landover in Maryland and in Springfield, Virginia. “The J. Edgar Hoover building does …

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Dean Key: General Atomics to Build JFK Aircraft Carrier Components

General Atomics has been awarded a contract to install its Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System and Advanced Arresting Gear systems on the U.S. Navy‘s future John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) aircraft carrier. “We are beginning EMALS and AAG production for the second ship in the class, CVN 79, as these systems are being integrated into the Gerald R. …

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John Hillen: GovCon Services Market ‘Leaving Its Teenage Years, ‘ Entering New Maturation Phase

The GovCon services market is entering a new phase of maturity and leaving a part of a nearly five-decade timespan that “might be seen as its teenage years, ” former Sotera Defense Solutions CEO John Hillen wrote in a May 20 guest column for Washington Technology. Hillen,  executive in residence …

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Acentia, USPTO to Enter Patent Classification Database Project’s 2nd Phase

Acentia will help the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office design and develop software for the second phase of a database the agency operates in a partnership with the European Patent Office. The Cooperative Patent Classification database is intended to function as a common classification structure and help patent examiners access CPC symbols …

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Accenture Awarded One-Year Healthcare.gov Technical Support Contract; David Moskovitz Comments

Accenture Federal Services has been awarded a one-year, $45 million contract to help the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services address technical issues on the federal health insurance website HealthCare.gov. The subsidiary will manage online eligibility and enrollment activities, provide customer support and develop new features for succeeding phases of …

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DARPA Picks 5 Contractors to Develop Long-Range Drone for Small Ships

Five companies have won contracts from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to help design unmanned aircraft that can launch from small ships, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Sunday. John Keller writes the agency’s Tactically Exploited Reconnaissance Node program envisions smaller vessels as mobile launch and recovery platforms for medium-altitude …

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