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Avaya Contact Center Tech to Support ‘NORAD Tracks Santa’ Program; Jerry Dotson Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 15, 2017 — Avaya will support the North American Aerospace Defense Command‘s annual program to track “Santa Claus” during Christmas with a contact center platform that will work to accommodate calls from the public, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the Avaya Customer Engagement technology will help volunteers on …

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SSL to Carry SmallSats for Sun Experiment Under Project With UM, JPL; Richard White Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 15, 2017 — Space Systems Loral has partnered with the University of Michigan and NASA‘s Jet Propulsion Laboratory on a project that seeks to launch small satellites to study the sun and how solar energetic particles are emitted into interplanetary space, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Maxar Technologies (NYSE: …

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CSRA Lands Navy Contract for Ship Mgmt Training Device Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 15, 2017 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) will develop, update and provide support services for U.S. Navy ship management training devices under a potential $49.3 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday the contract covers services in support of the Navigation, Seamanship and Shiphandling Training program at several locations …

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Lockheed-Built GPS III Satellite Links With Raytheon Ground Control System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 15, 2017 — The first Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) GPS III satellite has established a connection with the launch-and-checkout system of Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) ground control segment during a U.S. Air Force factory mission readiness test, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Lockheed said Wednesday GPS III Space Vehicle 01 communicated with the Raytheon-developed Next Generation …

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Comprehensive Health Services Completes HIPAA Data Security Compliance Audit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 14, 2017 — Comprehensive Health Services Inc. has undergone an assessment of its compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act data security requirements as part of an annual audit by GuidePoint Security, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. CHSi said Wednesday the 2017 HIPAA security assessment covered its administrative, physical …

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Boeing Lands USAF Contract Modification for Minuteman Instrumentation Support Kits

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 14, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will supply mod 7 wafer instrumentation support kits for a test flight program on the U.S. Air Force‘s Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missile under a $40.6 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday the support kits will be used for a …

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Orbital ATK Gets Partial FCC Clearance for In-Orbit Servicing of Intelsat Satellite

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 14, 2017 — A subsidiary of Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has received clearance to deploy its Mission Extension Vehicle-1 spacecraft to perform some in-orbit servicing operations on an Intelsat satellite, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. SpaceNews reported Tuesday the Federal Communications Commission approved the first part of Space Logistics‘ request to …

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N2Grate’s Steve Halligan Looks to Software-Defined Networking as Growth Opportunity

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 13, 2017 — Steve Halligan, co-founder of information technology company n2Grate Government Technology Solutions, has said software-defined networking is a key growth area as organizations seek to adopt proactive network management to address threats and vulnerabilities. He told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published Thursday that cloud and …

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CenturyLink Lands Contract From Pennsylvania Gov’t for Data Networking Capabilities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 13, 2017 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) will collaborate with Comcast‘s business arm to deliver data networking products and services to the state government of Pennsylvania under a new contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The networking capabilities will serve the state’s various agencies and organizations and include Ethernet, …

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Orbital ATK to Build EELV Secondary Payload Adapter for Air Force

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 13, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will develop an evolved expendable launch vehicle platform for the U.S. Air Force to transport and deploy as many as 12 free-flyer payloads or six hosted payloads, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the Air Force Space and Missiles Center awarded the contract …

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