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Weekly Roundup January 30 – February 3 2017: The 28 CEOs in This Year’s Wash100 & more

Weekly Roundup January 30 – February 3 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Our fourth annual Wash100 list of Government Contracting’s Most Influential Figures hit the presses last week to recognize leaders in the public and private sectors and those …

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CSRA to Manage VA Cloud Computing Portfolio Under $73M Contract 

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 2, 2016 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has secured a four-year, $73 million contract to manage several cloud computing platforms to support veteran health benefits and service delivery programs across the Department of Veterans Affairs, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday it will oversee VA’s secure cloud computing services …

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Serco Inc. CIO Chris Sullivan to Provide Cybersecurity Insight at Shenandoah Valley Business Workshop

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 25, 2016 — Chris Sullivan, senior vice president and chief information officer at Serco‘s North American arm, will share insights on cybersecurity at a workshop for local businesses in Shenandoah Valley, West Virginia, on Thursday, GovCon Executive reported Monday. Sullivan will tackle methods to evaluate and establish data system …

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Raytheon, Navy Update Sonar to Identify Undersea Mines

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 31, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has worked with the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport to update a sonar system that works to support the U.S. Navy‘s mine detection operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday updates to the AN/AQS-20A mine-hunting sonar includes higher-definition imaging functions to aid …

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Raytheon-Presented Collegiate Cyberdefense Competition to Hold Finals; Dave Wajsgras Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 21, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will help kick off the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition championship on April 22, which will feature the top 10 cyber defense teams from various U.S. universities, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The University of Texas’ Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security in San Antonio …

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General Atomics Lithium-Ion Fault-Tolerant Battery Gets International Certification

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 13, 2016 — General Atomics‘ Lithium-ion Fault Tolerant battery technology has been certified by Det Norske Veritas Germanischer Lloyd after it completed tests aboard an undersea vehicle of the U.S. Special Operations Command, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the DNV GL-certified LiFT battery has a single-cell fault tolerance capability to support …

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Lockheed to Develop Modular Active Protection System Controller Hardware, Software

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 3, 2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will develop software and hardware for the U.S. Army‘s Modular Active Protection System controller under two contracts, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the MAPS Demonstrator Controller Software phase 2 contract covers rapid vehicle countermeasure software, while the MAPS Controller Hardware contract …

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Seagate Forms Big Data-Focused Business Unit for US Govt Customers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 17,  2015 — Seagate Technology (Nasdaq: STX) has unveiled a new business unit to address the big data technology needs of U.S. government customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday Seagate Government Solutions will offer its high-performance computing and security storage technology under the leadership of Deb Oliver …

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Boeing Eyes Potential Apache, Super Hornet Deals With Egypt, Kuwait

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 10,  2015 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) eyes future military aircraft orders from Egypt and Kuwait as the company continues talks with officials on potential purchases of Apache attack helicopters and F/A-18 Super Hornet jets, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Bloomberg reported Saturday the prospective procurements come as Gulf countries look …

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FAA OKs MTSI as Commercial Drone Operator

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 30, 2015 — Modern Technology Solutions Inc. (Nasdaq: MTSI) has been granted Federal Aviation Administration approval to operate its C-ASTRAL Bramor rTK commercial unmanned aerial system to fly up to 200 feet over land in U.S. civilian airspace, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. MTSI said Monday the drone is equipped with …

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