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American Systems Named ‘Platinum’ Sponsor of UTSA Cyber Team; Peter Smith Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 20, 2019 — American Systems will serve as a sponsor for students of the University of Texas at San Antonio who take part in cyber competitions around the country and provide them support for certain logistics aspects in their participation, ExecutiveBiz reported June 12.

The company said June 11 it entered into a partnership with UTSA's College of Business to be an inaugural "platinum" sponsor under the UTSA Cyber Team Sponsorship Program, which builds on the university's earned designations as a Department of Homeland Security/National Security Agency "Center of Academic Excellence" in information assurance/cyber defense education, information assurance research and cyber operations.

"We are proud to help shape tomorrow’s leaders in this critical field—we know what’s at stake," said Peter Smith, CEO of American Systems and a past Wash100 awardee.

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American Systems, F5, Microsoft Roll Out Cloud Emergency Notification System for USAF

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 21, 2019 — American Systems, F5 Networks (Nasdaq: FFIV) and Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) teamed up to deliver a cloud-based system that will work to notify U.S. Air Force personnel about emergency situations, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. F5 said it received a referral from cloud provider Microsoft Azure …

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Seven Firms Win Spots on $245M IDIQ to Train Marine Corps Operating Forces

Seven companies have won spots on a potential 10-year, $245M contract to hone the warfighting skills of U.S. Marine Corps personnel who will operate within a joint and merged environment. Contractors will vie for task orders to train USMC operating forces on command, control, computer, communications, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance …

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American Systems-MEI JV Lands Spot on $264M NASA Engineering, Technical Support IDIQ; Peter Smith Quoted

A joint venture of American Systems and Millennium Engineering and Integration will compete for engineering and technical support service task orders under NASA’s potential eight-year, $264M contract. New Horizons Aeronautics will deliver services in support of the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, Calif., American Systems said Tuesday. NHAero …

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American Systems to Support Air Nat’l Guard C-130 Training Systems; Peter Smith Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 15, 2018 — American Systems will provide systems engineering, software maintenance and other services under a $27M task order in support of C-130 training platforms used by the Air National Guard, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 16. The company said Oct. 15 the task order, which it received via the General …

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Navy Taps Eight Firms for $284M Technical, Engineering Support Services IDIQ

Eight companies have secured spots on a potential $283.8M contract to provide technical and engineering support services for electrical power and generation systems aboard the U.S. Navy’s vessels. Work will cover the installation of such power mechanisms on assault craft, submarines and surface ships, the Defense Department said Monday. Work will …

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American Systems Buys DDL OMNI Engineering; Peter Smith Comments

American Systems has bought McLean, Va.-based engineering and technical services contractor DDL OMNI Engineering for an undisclosed sum. Chantilly, Va.-based American Systems said Monday it will integrate DDL OMNI into its professional and customs solutions business, led by Hyuk Byun, and absorb approximately 250 employees as part of the deal. “Acquisitions are an important element of …

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23 Firms Win Spots on $794M Navy Unmanned Undersea Vehicle R&D Support IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded 23 companies positions on a potential five-year, $794.5 million contract to support the development and fabrication of unmanned undersea vehicles. The Defense Department said Monday the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division received 28 offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that will run through July 2023. Contractors …

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John Steckel Named American Systems Business Development VP; Peter Smith Comments, Steckel Interviewed

John Steckel, a more than 16-year federal market veteran, has joined American Systems as vice president of business development at the Chantilly, Va.-based information technology and engineering services contractor. American Systems said Monday Steckel will oversee the company’s efforts to identify new customers and implement capture strategies. “John will be an integral …

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American Systems CFO Earns Virginia Business Magazine Award; Peter Smith Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 28, 2018 — American Systems Chief Financial Officer Peter Whitfield has received a 2018 CFO Award from the Virginia Business magazine in recognition of his financial expertise and contribution to the community, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday Whitfield, who has more than three decades of experience in finance, accounting …

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