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General Atomics to Help Integrate Small-Diameter Bomb Onto Reaper Drone

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 29, 2017 — A General Atomics business unit will collaborate with the U.S. Air Force to integrate the GBU-39B/B laser small-diameter bomb onto the MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle under a $17.5 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. will utilize …

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Rick Ambrose: Lockheed Pursues Investments to Advance Manufacturing Process Amid ‘NewSpace’ Challenge

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 28, 2017 — Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of the space systems segment at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has noted the company’s multi-year investments in production techniques as it works to position itself against “NewSpace” startups, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Ambrose, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash 100 for …

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IBM to Provide Watson AI, Cognitive Computing Platform for Australian Defense Apps

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 28, 2017 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) will deploy the Watson cognitive computing infrastructure for Australia’s defense department and provide InfoSec Registered Assessors Program certification services under an estimated $3.1 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. ARN reported Monday the department aims to utilize Watson to support artificial intelligence, …

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General Dynamics Unit to Deliver Machine Gun Barrels to Army

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 28, 2017 — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) will supply machine gun barrels to the U.S. Army under a potential $14.7 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Wednesday General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems will perform work to fulfill the …

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BAE, UK Gov’t Propose Ship Design Data Transfer for Australia’s Future Frigates

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 28, 2017 — BAE Systems and the U.K. government are planning to transfer $1.1 billion in intellectual property from the Type 26 Global Combat Ship program to support Australia’s SEA 5000 effort if the company secures the tender for the future frigates, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Thursday the proposed …

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L3 Unidyne Lands Navy Contract Modification for Towed Array Inventory Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 28, 2017 — A subsidiary of L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) will continue its support for the U.S. Navy‘s Naval Array Technical Support Center under a $19.8 million modification that raises the basic contract value to $26.2 million, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Wednesday L3 Unidyne will …

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Rick Lober: Hughes Eyes ‘New Space’ & Satcom Developments in Defense Marketplace

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 27, 2017 — Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of Hughes Network Systems‘ defense and intelligence systems unit, has said the company is working with partners such as OneWeb to pursue opportunities from the emergence of the “new space” or Space 2.0 sector in efforts …

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Dell EMC’s Steve Harris: Hybrid, On-Premise Cloud Key to Fed IT Security Amid Modernization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 27, 2017 — Steve Harris, senior vice president and general manager of Dell EMC‘s federal business, has said the government can leverage on-premise and hybrid cloud platforms to address security requirements under the federal information technology modernization initiative, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 16. “Digital transformation, powered by secure hybrid …

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Inmarsat’s New Office in Norway to Drive Digital Tech Use in Maritime Community

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 27, 2017 — Inmarsat will work to advance the use of digital technologies in the shipping industry through the launch of a new office at the Norwegian Maritime Competence Center in Alesund, Norway, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday it seeks to increase collaboration with third-party innovators and digital disrupters …

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Cisco to Share Threat Intell With Interpol Under Joint Cyber Crime Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 27, 2017 — Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO) has entered into an agreement with the International Criminal Police Organization to pursue cyber threat intelligence sharing in a joint effort to combat cyber crime and cyber-enabled crimes, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it will specifically collaborate with the …

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