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Leidos Gets Navy Contract for Acoustic Submarine Defense Against Torpedoes; Gerry Fasano Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 15, 2018 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will work to build a submarine-based acoustic device designed to counter torpedo threats, under a potential $36M contract from the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the Naval Sea Systems Command awarded the contract for the development and …

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ECS Taps Elastic’s Open Source Technology for Big Data Services; George Wilson Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 15, 2018 — ECS will utilize search company Elastic’s open source and software-as-a-service platforms in an effort to supplement the information technology provider’s big data offerings, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The partnership aims to build on the data security, monitoring, reporting and machine learning capabilities of federal civilian, …

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AT&T Reports Increased LTE Coverage Area for FirstNet Subscribers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 14, 2018 — AT&T (NYSE: T) has expanded the coverage area of its LTE services for first responders by more than 50K square miles in a move to bolster the FirstNet public safety communications network, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the additional LTE coverage developed over the past …

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Northrop Plans New Aerospace-Focused Facility, Expanded Workforce in Albuquerque

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 14, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) is set to open a new facility in Albuquerque, N.M., that is aimed to generate additional job opportunities in the region as the company works to drive growth in its aerospace business, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Albuquerque Journal reported Wednesday that …

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AWS Taps Launch Partner ECS to Unveil File-Sharing System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 14, 2018 — Amazon Web Services has collaborated with ECS to offer a file-sharing system that works to automate tasks such as hardware provisioning, software configuration, data backup and patching, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. ECS said Thursday it is a launch partner of the Amazon FSx for Windows File Server …

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Kratos’ Phil Carrai: Ground Systems Becoming Key Differentiator in Satellite Telecoms Industry

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 14, 2018 — Phil Carrai, president of the Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) technology and training solutions division, has highlighted the growing importance of ground systems amid recent trends in the increasingly competitive satellite telecommunications industry, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Via Satellite reported Jan. 7 that …

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Lockheed Partners With Raytheon on Payload Dev’t for New USAF Missile-Warning System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 11, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has named Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) a partner in its effort to develop a missile-detection platform for the U.S. Air Force that would succeed the current Space Based Infrared System satellites, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Raytheon said Wednesday it will help design …

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Cloudera’s Shaun Bierweiler: 2019 the ‘Tipping Point’ for Federal Data Mgmt at the Edge

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 11, 2018 — Shaun Bierweiler, vice president and general manager of U.S. public sector at Cloudera (NYSE: CLDR), anticipates that 2019 will see the federal government adopt a policy that is aimed at managing data at the edge as it seeks to explore artificial intelligence and machine …

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Boeing’s Leanne Caret Talks Women’s Challenges, Opportunities in Defense

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 10, 2018 — Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business, has said she believes the challenges that women professionals encounter in the defense sector are more “aspirational” instead of institutional, as the industry sees a surge in women leaders …

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Premier Reports Cost of Opioid Epidemic on Hospitals, Taxpayers; Roshni Ghosh Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 10, 2018 — Premier (Nasdaq: PINC), a North Carolina-based health care company, has found that patients who experience an opioid overdose account for an estimated $11.3B in total annual costs at U.S. hospitals, with 66 percent of those patients covered under the federal Medicaid and Medicare programs, ExecutiveBiz …

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