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Raytheon Named Title Sponsor of National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition; Dave Wajsgras Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 13, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will provide resources and serve as the title sponsor for a national college-level cybersecurity contest over the next three years, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The company said Thursday it will supply technical resources as well as mentors and employee volunteers to support more …

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Reports: Canada Eyes Interim Purchase of 18 Boeing-Built Super Hornets

Canada plans to buy 18 Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircraft from the U.S. government on a temporary basis for an undisclosed amount in an effort to support the country’s existing fleet of CF-18 fighter jets, National Post reported Tuesday. David Pugliese writes Canada’s liberal government announced the plan as it works to …

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Mitre Names Winners of Counter-UAS Challenge

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 12, 2016 — Mitre has named Van Cleve & Associates and Open Works Engineering as the winners of its competition to test new systems that work to detect and counter small drones that could potentially pose a threat, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The nonprofit organization said Thursday Van Cleeve’s DroneRANGER won …

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BAE, UK Partners Hold Cyber Forensics Competition

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 8, 2016 — BAE Systems has partnered with the Cyber Security Challenge UK organization and the U.K. government’s communications center to hold a cyber forensics competition that simulates a scenario in which a fictional payment application website gets attacked, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. BAE said Tuesday the competition called on participants to …

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Raytheon-Sponsored Cyber Competition Awards National Champion; Dave Wajsgras Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 27, 2016 — The Raytheon-sponsored (NYSE: RTN) 2016 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition has crowned the University of Central Florida as national champion for the third consecutive year, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The company said Sunday the university bested nine other collegiate teams and will receive the opportunity to visit research, …

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Raytheon-Presented Collegiate Cyberdefense Competition to Hold Finals; Dave Wajsgras Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 21, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will help kick off the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition championship on April 22, which will feature the top 10 cyber defense teams from various U.S. universities, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The University of Texas’ Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security in San Antonio …

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Parsons, NSA Hold Cyberdefense Competition for Military Students; Mary Ann Hopkins Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 19, 2016 — Parsons and the National Security Agency have partnered on a cybersecurity competition for students of military institutions, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said April 12 the Cyber Defense Exercise was held at its cyber center in Maryland, with the winners announced Friday. “We are continually reminded not only of …

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Lockheed-Boeing JV Launches CubeSat Rideshare Contest for University STEM Projects

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 13, 2016 — A Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) joint venture will work with Tyvak Nanosatellite Systems to launch a competition that will award free payload rides aboard the Atlas V rocket for university science, technology, engineering and math projects, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The United Launch Alliance JV …

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AECOM to Build ‘Hyperloop’ Test Track for SpaceX Contest

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 28, 2016 — AECOM (NYSE: ACM) will design and build the test track for Hyperloop prototypes developed as part of a SpaceX-hosted student competition on the development of the concept transport system, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. AECOM said Tuesday it will begin work to construct the Hyperloop test track …

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Booz Allen, Kaggle Partner With NIH on Data-Driven Disease Diagnosis Challenge

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 16, 2015 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) and its partner Kaggle will work with the National Institutes of Health for the second annual Data Science Bowl, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The competition will challenge participants to develop algorithms that utilize NIH-supplied data sets to measure indicators of cardiovascular …

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