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Huntington Ingalls to Help Repair, Restore USS Fitzgerald Under $125M Navy Contract

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has received a two-year, $125.1 million contract modification to help the U.S. Navy repair and restore an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer ship that sustained damage from a collision incident last year. The Defense Department said Friday HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division will maintain, update and perform additional collision …

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Hughes’ Rick Lober: Commercial Satellite Procurement to Guide DoD Space Acquisition

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 19, 2018 — Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of Hughes Network Systems‘ defense and intelligence systems unit, has said the procurement principles for commercial satellite technologies will serve to guide the Defense Department in its acquisition of space hardware, ExecutiveBiz reported Jan. 4. He wrote in a piece …

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Retired Maj. Gen. Jeff Smith Named Harris VP for Army, SOCOM Business Development

Jeff Smith, a retired U.S. Army major general with more than 30 years of leadership experience, has been named vice president of business development at Harris (NYSE: HRS). Harris said Thursday Smith will oversee the company’s strategic relationships with the Army, Special Operations Command and industry partners in his new position. He previously …

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Georgia Tech Applied Research Lands $911M Army Aviation, Missile Tech R&D Contract

Georgia Tech Applied Research Corp. has secured a potential 10-year, $910.6 million contract to support the U.S. Army‘s efforts to research and develop aviation and missile systems. The Defense Department said Thursday that GTARC will provide systems research, engineering and science and technology development support to the service branch’s Aviation …

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PAE, Advanced Technology International Get Navy Tech Demo & Assessment Team Support Contracts

PAE‘s national security solutions unit and Advanced Technology International have secured five-year contracts worth up to $41.6 million and $43.9 million, respectively, to help a U.S. Navy team prepare for events to demonstrate and assess military technology platforms. The Defense Department said Thursday both contractors will also support the Naval Surface …

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CACI Unit to Provide Technical Services for NAWCAD Special Comms Division

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 18, 2018 — A business unit of CACI International (NYSE: CACI) will support the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division’s special communications mission solutions division under an $18.2 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday CACI’s integrated security solutions team will …

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DLT Lands BPA to Offer ForeScout Security Products to DoD; Brian Strosser Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 17, 2018 — DLT Solutions will provide ForeScout network security technologies to the Defense Department under an enterprise software initiative blanket purchase agreement that runs five years, ExecutiveBiz reported Jan. 5. The company said Jan. 4 its BPA award serves to enable DoD customers to access ForeScout products …

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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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