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6 Firms to Share in Army Software Engineering Support Contract

Six companies have secured positions on a potential five-year, $45 million contract to provide support services to a U.S. Army center established to develop and engineer software for weapons, training and combat support systems. Contractors will compete for task orders to assist the military service’s Armament Software Engineering Center in various …

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Greg Souchack: IBM’s Watson AI to Support Army Logistics Unit’s Transportation Cost Analysis

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 13, 2017 — Greg Souchack, partner for managed services and cloud solutions at IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) global business services unit, has said the company’s Watson artificial intelligence technology will work to help the U.S. Army perform an analysis of the cost of transporting military equipment, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. C4ISRNet reported …

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Army Uses IBM’s Watson AI for Stryker Predictive Maintenance; Sam Gordy Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 1, 2017 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has collaborated with the Army Materiel Command in efforts to deploy the company’s Watson artificial intelligence platform to help predict maintenance needs for the Stryker armored combat vehicles, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. GCN reported Thursday that AMC’s logistics support activity installed sensors …

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Army Picks 5 Firms for Security Assistance Training Services Under $249M FMS Deal

Five companies have won spots on a potential five-year, $249 million contract from the U.S. Army to support the military branch’s security assistance training programs in seven countries. The Defense Department said Thursday that American Systems, Integration Innovation, Mag DS, Resicum International and Special Applications Group will provide support services to the Army Security Assistance Training Management Organization under the …

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Army Vet Dennis Via Named Senior Exec Adviser, Defense Futures Fellow at Booz Allen

Dennis Via, a retired U.S. Army general, has joined Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) as a senior executive adviser and fellow for defense futures to help craft the company’s defense market strategy. Booz Allen said Wednesday the more than 36-year military veteran will also work with defense, intelligence and homeland security clients to …

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Former Fluor Exec Kevin Leonard Joins Vectrus as Facility, Logistics Services SVP

Kevin Leonard, former vice president of contingency operations at Fluor‘s (NYSE: FLR) government group and a retired U.S. Army major general, has joined Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) as senior VP of the Colorado Springs-based company’s facility and logistics services business. Vectrus said that Leonard will oversee the unit’s efforts to develop and implement short- and long-term growth …

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