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Northrop Vet Matt McQueen Named Peraton Chief Comms Officer; Stu Shea Comments

Matt McQueen, previously a communications executive in charge of cyber branding at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has joined Peraton as chief communications officer. McQueen will oversee strategy development and implementation of communications initiatives in the areas of media relations, employee engagement, branding and executive communications, Peraton said Monday. “With Peraton’s fresh …

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Leidos Establishes Tech Collaboration Center in Australia; Tim Reardon Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 8, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has unveiled a new collaboration hub where employees, clients and partners in Canberra, Australia, can explore information technology, communications, cyber, geospatial analytics, simulation and other technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. ARN reported Dec. 1 the Leidos CONNECT facility is anticipated to employ …

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Paul Christman Appointed BeyondTrust Federal Sales VP

Paul Christman, formerly vice president of federal sales at Quest Software, has been appointed to the same position at information security software company BeyondTrust. BeyondTrust said Monday Christman will oversee sales and marketing of software and service offerings intended to help federal and civilian agencies address user-based risks. He will also …

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Altamira Honored as ‘Contractor of the Year’ at Wash GovCon Awards; Ted Davies Comments

Altamira Technologies has received the Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards’ “Contractor of the Year” distinction recognizing financial and operational accomplishments during 2017. Altamira won the award for companies with between $75 million and $300 million in revenue at the 15th Annual Greater Washington GovCon Awards ceremony hosted by the Professional Services Council and the …

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State Dept OKs Qatar’s Request for $1B in F-15 Support Structures, Services

The State Department has approved Qatar’s request to acquire a range of support services for its F-15QA multirole fighter aircraft program under a potential $1.1 billion foreign military sales deal with the U.S. government. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Thursday the request covers design and construction services for parking and …

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Raytheon to Continue MDA Radar Tech R&D Support Under $371M Follow-On IDIQ

Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) integrated defense systems business has secured a potential $371.2 million follow-on contract from the Missile Defense Agency to provide research and development support for two kinds of ballistic missile defense radar technology. The Defense Department said Wednesday the contractor will perform engineering, product improvement and cybersecurity support on the Army …

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Vinny Sica: Lockheed Mission Solutions Looks to ‘Whole of System’ Offerings for Space Industry

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 14, 2017 — Vinny Sica, vice president and general manager for mission solutions at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has said the business unit is working to build on its integrated offerings for international customers as the space industry continues to transform and the domain becomes congested, contested …

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The Potomac Officers Club Continues Building Speaker List for 2017 Electronic Warfare Forum

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 30, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — is currently building its speaker list for the 2017 Electronic Warfare Forum. As military technological capabilities advance, both offensive and defensive Electronic Warfare technologies are receiving increased amounts of interest from the public …

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Forcepoint Buys Analytics Firm RedOwl in Human-Focused Security Push

Forcepoint, a cyber technology joint venture led by Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), has acquired  Baltimore, Maryland-based security analytics company RedOwl as part of efforts to help enterprise customers adopt human-centric cybersecurity systems. RedOwl designed its analytics platform for organizations to gain insight into anomalous behavior and access among people, devices, data and applications in real time, Forcepoint …

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Noblis’ Amr ElSawy Cites Analytic, Machine Learning Opportunities in Civilian, Intell & Defense Markets

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 21, 2017 — Amr ElSawy, president and CEO of Noblis, has said the company sees business opportunities across the civil, intelligence and defense market segments in areas such as cyber, analytics, high-performance computing, sustainability, biosciences and telecommunications. “[We] are proud of the outcomes we helped create in aviation, …

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