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FAA Selects Raytheon for STARS Air Traffic Control Modernization Project; Dave Wajsgras Quoted

The Federal Aviation Administration has partnered with Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) to modernize an automated system that helps U.S. air traffic controllers manage the spacing and sequencing of aircraft. "We want air traffic controllers to have the best tools available to manage the increasingly complex airspace around our airports," said Dave Wajsgras, president of the intelligence, information and services business at Raytheon and a 2019 Wash100 awardee.

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SAP NS2’s Mark Testoni Urges US Firms to Use Latest Cybersecurity Platforms Amid Iran Tensions

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 14, 2020 — SAP National Security Services CEO Mark Testoni said that government or commercial organizations that support many constituents or customers are potential targets if Iran perpetrates a cyberattack against the U.S. amid tensions between the two countries, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday.

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DOE Earmarks Up to $625M for Quantum Info Science Research Centers; Michael Kratsios Quoted

The Department of Energy will award up to $625M over five years to support the establishment of as many as five centers to advance research in the field of quantum information science. "The National Quantum Initiative launched by the President, including these new research centers, leverages the combined strengths of academia, industry, and DOE laboratories to drive QIS breakthroughs,” said Michael Kratsios, U.S. chief technology officer and a 2019 Wash100 awardee.

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SAIC Partners With Nonprofit Sector to Further Support for Military Vets; Nazzic Keene Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 9, 2020 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) collaborated with several nonprofit organizations during 2019 to increase its philanthropic support to military personnel, veterans and their family members, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 23.. 23.

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AECOM Gets $192M Army Tactical Network Logistics Support Order; John Vollmer Quoted

AECOM (NYSE: ACM) has received a potential five-year, $192M task order to support the delivery of a unified tactical network for a U.S. Army component operating at the Aberdeen Proving Ground facility in Maryland. “We are proud to expand our support of critical command, control, communications, computers, cyber, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems for our nation’s defense,” said John Vollmer, president of AECOM's management services group and a 2019 Wash100 winner.

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