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CSRA Preps for Feb. 1 Rollout of milCloud 2.0 Iteration

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 17, 2018 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has set Feb. 1 as the new target date for the launch of the second version of the Defense Department‘s cloud computing platform as the service plans to roll out the system’s unclassified sections to two military installations, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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Navy Awards $158M in Amphibious Ship Support Contract Modifications to BAE, General Dynamics, HII Subsidiaries

The U.S. Navy has awarded $158 million in contract modifications to subsidiaries of BAE Systems, General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) and Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) to perform maintenance work on amphibious ships homeported in San Diego. BAE’s San Diego Ship Repair unit, HII’s Continental Maritime of San Diego  subsidiary and General Dynamics’ NASSCO business will help the Navy maintain, repair or …

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John Schroeder Named MapR Chairman & CEO

John Schroeder, founder and executive chairman of MapR Technologies, has been named CEO and chairman of the board of directors at the San Jose, California-based data technology provider. He replaces former CEO Matt Mills, who stepped down after a more than three-year stint that included previous roles such as president and …

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Reginald Brothers to Join Peraton as EVP, CTO; Stu Shea Comments

Reginald Brothers, formerly a principal at The Chertoff Group, has been appointed as executive vice president and chief technology officer of Peraton in a move slated to take effect Feb. 19. Peraton said Tuesday Brothers will oversee the Herndon, Virginia-based contractor’s business development, mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning and technical functions. “[Brothers] possesses …

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Raytheon Wins $642M MDA IDIQ to Help Test Ballistic Missile Defense System Radars

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has won a potential $641.8 million contract to help the  Missile Defense Agency test multiple radar platforms for the Ballistic Missile Defense System. The Defense Department said Friday Raytheon’s integrated defense systems business will analyze, execute and plan test activities for sensor systems designed to evaluate BMDS flight …

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Johns Hopkins APL Lands $934M MDA Systems Engineering, Technical Support Contract

Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory has received a potential five-year, $933.7 million contract to provide systems engineering and technical services to the Missile Defense Agency. The Defense Department said Friday APL will perform the services to support MDA’s efforts to build systems designed to protect U.S. troops from adversarial ballistic missiles. MDA …

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Northrop to Support USAF Battlefield Airborne Comms Node Payload Under $173M Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a one-year, $172.7 million contract to manage the payload technology for the U.S. Air Force‘s Battlefield Airborne Communications Node. The Defense Department said Friday the company will also support BACN payload equipment and services under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. USAF will obligate $56 million in fiscal 2018 overseas contingency …

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DMEA Picks 3 to Offer Engineering Services Under $800M ATSP4 Small Business Contract Vehicle

The Defense Microelectronics Activity has awarded three companies positions on a potential 10-year, $800 million contract vehicle to provide engineering services to help the agency develop technology insertions and applications in support of the Defense Department’s requirements. The award is for the small business track of the Advanced Technology Support Program …

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Sikorsky Awarded $194M Saudi Arabia UH-60M Helicopter FMS Contract

Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) Sikorsky subsidiary has received a potential $193.8 million U.S. Army foreign military sales contract to supply modernized units of the Black Hawk medium-lift helicopter platform to Saudi Arabia. Sikorsky will manufacture eight UH-60Ms for the Saudi Arabian National Guard and another nine for the Royal Saudi Land Forces Airborne Special …

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General Dynamics’ Gulfstream Secures $118M US Military Aircraft Logistics Contract Option

A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary has received a potential $118.3 million contract modification to extend contractor logistics support for the U.S. military’s the C-20  and C-37 fleet. Gulfstream Aerospace will continue to support both military aircraft platforms for the  U.S. Air Force, Coast Guard, Marine Corps and Navy through Aug. 31, the Defense Department said Thursday. The modification …

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