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AWS to Support Organization of American States’ Cyber Education Efforts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 17, 2017 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN) has entered into an agreement to work with the Organization of American States in efforts to educate and engage member nation-states on cybersecurity matters, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. AWS said Friday the partnership will facilitate the publication of whitepapers, scheduling …

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L3 Subsidiary to Develop Simulator for Army Nuclear Effects Laboratory

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 17, 2017 — An L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) subsidiary will design, build and test a simulation platform for the U.S. Army‘s nuclear effects laboratory at the White Sands Missile Range under an $18.5 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday L3 Applied Technologies will also integrate, manage, document …

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AWS, Microsoft Unveil Deep Learning Interface for Machine Learning Model Dev’t

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 17, 2017 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN) and Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) have collaborated to launch a deep learning library that will work to support the development, prototyping and deployment of machine learning models, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Microsoft said Thursday the open source Gluon platform seeks to facilitate …

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General Dynamics Unit to Continue Navy Shipyard Support in Connecticut, South Carolina

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 17, 2017 — A General Dynamics subsidiary (NYSE: GD) will continue to provide shipyard services in support of the U.S. Navy‘s nuclear-powered submarines and moored training ships under a $28.6 million exercised contract option, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday General Dynamics Electric Boat will procure or …

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PAE-Parsons JV Eyes Logistics Work Under Army LOGCAP V Contract; Carey Smith Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 16, 2017 — PAE has partnered with Parsons to create a joint venture in pursuit of a potential $82 billion contract for global facility and logistical services to the U.S. Army over 10 years, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 6. The PAE-Parsons Global Logistics Services JV plans to bid on …

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SAIC, Partners Offer Prototype for Army ‘Mobile Protected Firepower’ Vehicle Program; Jim Scanlon Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 16, 2017 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) and industry partners CMI Defense and ST Kinetics will jointly develop a ground combat vehicle prototype that the team aims to offer for the U.S. Army‘s Mobile Protected Firepower program, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 6. ST Kinetics’ Next Generation Armored Fighting …

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Raytheon’s Joint Standoff Weapon C-1 Variant Deployed to Navy After FOC Designation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 16, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) latest Joint Standoff Weapon system variant has reached full operational capability under the U.S. Navy in support of its deployment to the fleet, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Navy said Wednesday the network-enabled JSOW C-1 air-to-ground weapon, which has already been fielded to all …

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General Dynamics to Form JV for Romania-Based Production of Piranha Armored Vehicles

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 16, 2017 — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has entered into a cooperation agreement with Romania’s government to facilitate the in-country production of armored vehicles in partnership with Uzina Mecanica Bucharest, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Govnet reported Tuesday the agreement and memorandum of understanding covers the creation of a …

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General Atomics Eyes Increased Cubesat Production for Defense Market

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 16, 2017 — General Atomics aims to build on its 2016 acquisition of technical services business Miltec with the increased production of cubesats and other small satellites for defense customers over the next years, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Space News reported Thursday the company is growing its investments in the …

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Engility to Provide HPC Software Services for NOAA Research Lab; Lynn Dugle Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 13, 2017 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) has secured $14 million in task orders from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for high-performance computing software to support the agency’s climate and weather research, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 2. The company said Oct. 2 NOAA’s Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory will utilize …

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