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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Executive Moves for Perspecta, POC Hosting 2020 CIO Forum on Jan. 23rd, Major Contracts for Leidos, CACI, Lockheed Martin, Red Hat’s David Egts Talks Open-Source Approaches & Top 10 Weekly Stories

Leidos Books Potential $1B FAA Flight Service Modernization Contract; Jim Moos Quoted Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has landed a potential 15-year, $1 billion contract to update the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) digital flight briefing service with aeronautical and weather data as well as flight planning support features.  The Future Flight Services …

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Air Force Research Lab Plans $490M Counter-sUAS R&D Contract

The Air Force Research Laboratory is seeking contractor support to develop, evaluate and demonstrate a technology to counter small unmanned aircraft systems that use commercial off-the-shelf tools. In a notice posted Tuesday on beta.SAM.gov, AFRL said it plans to procure services through a single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-qantity contract worth potentially $490M over six years.

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CACI to Back Air Force Research Lab C4ISR Programs Under $438M NETCENTS-2 Task Order; John Mengucci Quoted

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has received a potential five-year, $438M task order to provide services in support of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance programs.

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Leidos’ Roger Krone Participates in USAF-Industry Dialogue to Discuss Technology

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 31, 2019 — Roger Krone, CEO at Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) and six-time Wash100 winner, joined government personnel, small business representatives and other industry leaders earlier this month to discuss current and future technology for the U.S. Air Force at the 14th annual Dayton Defense Wright Dialogue With Industry event, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday.

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Air Force, IBM Form Quantum Computing Research Partnership

The Air Force Research Laboratory has collaborated with IBM (NYSE: IBM) to explore the potential applications of commercial quantum technology to U.S. Air Force operations. AFRL said Tuesday it will work with the company's researchers to examine optimization challenges, quantum chemistry simulation and machine learning algorithms on actual hardware through the IBM Q Network.

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