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BAE’s Peder Jungck: Companies Partner to Drive Info-Sharing for Election Security

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 23, 2018 — Peder Jungck, vice president and general manager of intelligence solutions at BAE Systems, has said companies are working together to bring “strength in numbers” amid what he says is the increased awareness regarding the potential manipulation of election infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 10. …

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AWS’ Jennifer Chronis: Cloud-Based AI, ML Tools Help DoD Advance Warfighter Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 23, 2018 — Jennifer Chronis, general manager of the Defense Department business area at Amazon Web Services, has said cloud-based machine learning and artificial intelligence tools can drive DoD agencies’ efforts to support the warfighter mission, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 9. Chronis told Government Matters in an interview …

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Raytheon Texas Facility Houses Surveillance Sensor Production, Eyes More Workers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 23, 2018 — Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) space and airborne systems business manufactures surveillance sensors for aircraft, ships and spacecraft at a facility in McKinney, Texas, as it works to support Defense Department requirements, the Dallas Business Journal reported Tuesday. ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday that the company is looking …

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Boeing’s Insitu Unit Gets $54M Blackjack UAS Delivery Contract From Navy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 23, 2018 — A Boeing (NYSE: BA) subsidiary will supply four Lot II RQ-21A Blackjack unmanned aircraft systems to the U.S. Navy and eight attrition aircraft for the U.S. Marine Corps and Poland under a $54M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday Insitu will also deliver ground control …

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AECOM, Lockheed to Provide Battery Energy Storage System for Fort Carson

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 23, 2018 — AECOM (NYSE: ACM) has partnered with Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to build a battery energy storage system that will work to reduce energy consumption and associated expenses at Fort Carson in Colorado, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The team will utilize Lockheed’s GridStar Lithium energy storage …

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SAP NS2 Taps AWS to Host DLA’s Cloud-Based Learning Mgmt System

 TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 22, 2018 — Amazon Web Services will host the Defense Logistics Agency‘s learning management system under a partnership with SAP National Security Services, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. AWS said Monday its GovCloud (US) infrastructure will support the recently updated LMS platform that is designed to help DLA manage and deliver …

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Matt Desch: Iridium Eyes ‘Capex Holiday’ Amid Record Quarterly Revenue Increase

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 22, 2018 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) CEO Matt Desch has said in an earnings call the company plans to take a 10-year “capex holiday” after it completes the $3B Iridium NEXT satellite constellation this year, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 7. Space News reported Aug. 6 that the …

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Wayne Rehberger: Engility Has Scale for $100M-$500M Defense, Intell & Space Contract Targets

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 22, 2018 — Wayne Rehberger, chief financial officer at Engility (NYSE: EGL), has said the company is looking into defense, intelligence and space contract opportunities in the $100M to $500M range for mission operations and systems engineering services, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 9. Rehberger said at the Jefferies 2018 Global Industrials …

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Serco Inc. Named Among Best US Employers for Women in 2018

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 22, 2018 — Serco‘s subsidiary in North America has received recognition from Forbes magazine as one of the top U.S. employers for women in 2018, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday Serco Inc. was included in the “America’s Best Employers for Women 2018” list at No. 227 …

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SSL’s Rob Zitz Sees Growth in Smallsat Contracts, Studies Across Defense & Intell Agencies

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 22, 2018 — Rob Zitz, senior vice president and chief strategy officer for government systems at SSL, has said small satellites will be a key element of defense and intelligence agencies’ strategy in the next few years as they seek to build on the capabilities of …

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