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Microsoft Cloud Platforms Achieve Certification to Host Australian Government’s Protected Data

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 4, 2018 — The Australian government’s signals directorate has added Microsoft’s (Nasdaq: MSFT) Azure and Office 365 offerings to the Certified Cloud Services List, allowing the technology provider to host data at the protected level, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Microsoft said Tuesday the Protected Level certification comes …

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AWS Undergoes Independent Cloud Security Evaluation in Push to Host Australian Gov’t Protected Data

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 2, 2018 — Amazon Web Services has completed an independent assessment aimed at allowing Australian government agencies to self-accredit their protected data workloads in the cloud under the AWS Sydney region, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. AWS worked with the Australian defense department’s signals directorate and underwent the Information …

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Unisys to Deploy Updated Biometric Matching System to Australia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 21, 2018 — Unisys (NYSE: UIS) will work to deliver a new biometric matching technology for traveler screening and border clearance under an estimated $35 million contract from Australia’s department of home affairs, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday its Australian business will design and deploy the Enterprise …

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Australian Air Force’s Boeing-Built Maritime Surveillance Planes Reach IOC

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 21, 2018 — The Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft has achieved initial operational capability with the Australian air force, whose Number 11 Squadron operates the fleet from its base in South Australia, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The air force said the fleet attained IOC status five months …

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General Dynamics Unit Expands Resource Center in Canberra, Australia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 21, 2018 — General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) mission systems business has unveiled its expanded office and engineering resource center in Canberra, Australia, in a move to support its long-term growth opportunities, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. General Dynamics Mission Systems remarked that it renovated the space of its Mediaware …

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Unisys Lands IT Services Contract Extension With Australian Defense Agency

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 20, 2018 — Unisys (NYSE: UIS) will continue to provide information technology services in support of Australia’s defense department under an estimated $35.8 million contract extension, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. ARN reported Monday the company will deliver IT support for more than 450 defense department facilities and military …

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Boeing Sets Up Australia-Based Autonomous Tech Dev’t Program; Chris Raymond Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 12, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) plans to launch a three-year technology development program in Australia focused on autonomous systems in efforts to build on the country’s capabilities in the air and sea domain, ExecutiveBiz reported. The company said the program is part of its ongoing …

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Jacobs Team Chosen as Major Service Provider for Australian Defense Dept Unit; Darren Kraabel Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 7, 2018 — Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) and partner Beca will support the Australian defense department’s capability, acquisition and sustainment group under a contract for the Major Service Provider program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. “The partnership will enable the team to significantly expand its engagement with Australian small business to …

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Inmarsat, Australian Firm Partner to Explore Satellite Voice Comms for Air Traffic Mgmt

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 6, 2018 — Inmarsat will collaborate with an Australian government-run air navigation service company in a project to explore satellite voice communications systems for air traffic management support in environments with degraded voice communications coverage, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Inmarsat said Monday it will work alongside Airservices Australia to assess …

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KBRwyle, EY Collaborate on Support Contract With Australia’s Capability Acquisition & Sustainment Group

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 2, 2018 — The government services business of KBR (NYSE: KBR) will support the Australian defense department’s capability acquisition and sustainment group through lifecycle processes under a potential 11-year deal, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. KBRwyle is one of four major service providers selected to deliver larger, longer-term and integrated …

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