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ECS to Support DARPA Research as Prime on $850M IDIQ; Tim Wilde, George Wilson Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 16, 2018 — ECS will work to provide technical, administrative, financial and business services in support of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency through its prime position on an $850M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 19. The company said Oct. 18 the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity Technical and Analytical Support Services contract …

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Alion to Boost Military ISR Capabilities via $769M Task Order Under OASIS Contract

Alion Science and Technology has secured a $769M task order under the General Services Administration’s One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services contract to boost the U.S. armed forces’ intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities. The company said Tuesday its work under the Joint Capability Embedded Technology Insertion and Integration task order …

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Raytheon to Help NGA Build Automation, AI, Analytic Tools; Dave Wajsgras Quoted

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has booked a pair of contracts worth up to $600M combined to develop artificial intelligence, data automation and analytic technologies for the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency. The company said Wednesday it will lead efforts to manage elevation content and precise imagery through the NGA’s Janus initiative. Dave Wajsgras, president …

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Novetta Reports $410M in 2018 Contract Wins Year-to-Date; Tiffanny Gates Quoted

Novetta closed third quarter having booked $410M in contract awards in 2018 and expects to close the year with a year-over-year increase of 49 percent in new contract work. The company said Monday one of its achievements this year was securing a spot on the U.S. Army’s potential $37.4B Responsive Strategic …

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Alion Unveils AI Tools for Defense & Security Applications; Todd Borkey Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 5, 2018 — Alion Science and Technology will offer new artificial intelligence technologies built on agile engineering approaches with the goal to facilitate human-machine teaming in defense and security applications, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 8. The company said Oct. 5 its new AI capabilities are centered on the use …

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Microsoft’s Brad Smith Eyes Proactive Role to Address Issues in Gov’t Use of Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 30, 2018 — Brad Smith, president and chief legal officer of Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), has said the company will continue to work with the government to help shape the use of artificial intelligence and other technologies and support efforts to protect the U.S. against threats, ExecutiveBiz …

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BAE’s Al Whitmore: Internal R&D to Drive Efforts Under Pentagon’s DTIC IAC Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 29, 2018 — Al Whitmore, president of the intelligence and security sector of BAE Systems Inc., has said the company aims to build on its internal research and development activities to fulfill work under a multi-award contract with the Defense Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 2. The …

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Raytheon Picks Cybraics & Authentic8 Tech in Push for Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity; John DeSimone Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 24, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has established partnerships with Cybraics and Authentic8 in an effort to advance artificial intelligence, analytics and isolated browser technology to bolster the cybersecurity of financial, health, electoral and other critical infrastructure systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 3. Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services …

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GDIT’s Dave Vennergrund: Cloud Infrastructure & Functions to Support Fed Agencies’ AI Efforts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 23, 2018 — Dave Vennergrund, director of data and analytics at General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology business, has said federal agencies can utilize the cloud as a platform for the development of artificial intelligence technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 1. He wrote Sept. 27 in a …

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Infoblox’s Chris Usserman: Agencies Need to Build Up Cybersecurity Posture via Automation, Orchestration

Chris Usserman, principal security and threat intelligence adviser at Infoblox, has said countering cyber threats calls for agencies to further develop their cybersecurity programs through automation and orchestration. Usserman wrote that orchestration and automation could help agencies “embrace both the proactive and reactive functions of cybersecurity” through the combination of …

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