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Boeing Adds Internal Weapons Capacity on 6 Air Force B-52 Bombers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 15, 2016 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has upgraded six B-52 bomber planes of the U.S. Air Force with increased capacity for internal weapons, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the upgraded internal weapons bay launchers can load up to eight Joint Direct Attack Munitions. “The upgrades to …

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Rick Ambrose: Lockheed Martin-Built GPS III Satellite Concludes Thermal Vacuum Test

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 15, 2016 — Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) space systems segment, said the first GPS III satellite has completed a thermal vacuum test as part of the U.S. Air Force’s program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Space News reported Wednesday the test works to identify …

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Serco Gets 3-Year Extension on $1B SPAWAR C4ISR Contract; Dan Allen Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 15, 2016 — Serco Inc. has received a three-year extension to continue to compete for task orders under the potential $1.4 billion Global Installation Contract the U.S. Navy awarded in 2011, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday the contract extension provides for continued C4ISR systems support to …

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General Dynamics’ Manpack Radio Supports Lockheed MUOS Tests

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 14, 2016 — The U.S. Army has used General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) two-channel AN/PRC-155 Mobile User Objective System manpack radio during a demonstration of the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) MUOS satellite network, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. “These radios connect the new MUOS network, bridging lower-tier tactical networks… to the big Army network, reaching back to …

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Lockheed Taps Northrop to Provide Satellite Bus Inertial Measurement Unit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 14, 2016 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a contract to provide its LN-200S inertial measurement unit for Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) LM 300 satellite bus, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Northrop said Tuesday the IMU works to support vehicle control systems navigation and attitude control using angular motion and …

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AT&T to Provide IP Service for FCC Cloud Adoption; Mike Leff Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 14, 2016 — AT&T (NYSE: T) will provide an Internet Protocol service to the Federal Communications Commission to support mobile and cloud-based applications under a five-year contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. AT&T said Tuesday it aims to establish a connection between data centers and offices within FCC as part of the …

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Level 3 Communications’ David Young: Govt Procurement to Evolve as Tech Changes

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 14, 2016 — David Young, vice president of federal government sales at Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT), told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published Tuesday he believes government agencies will transition to more service-level agreements and company-owned/company-operated network environments. “It is interesting to see how the government will …

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Seagate’s US Govt Solutions Business Eyes HPC, Data Storage Opportunities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 14, 2016 — Seagate Technology‘s (Nasdaq: STX) U.S. government solutions business seeks to support agency high-performance computing initiatives and provide new storage technologies for large volumes of data, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. “The key parts of helping government through big data are the total cost of ownership and …

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Booz Allen Offers Sailfish Portfolio for Data Management

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 13, 2016 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) launched the Sailfish portfolio to provide government and commercial organizations the tools to manage raw data, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Booz Allen said Monday the portfolio aims to help users analyze datasets and collaborate with Booz Allen professionals on data management …

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General Dynamics Receives FedRAMP Certification for GDIT Cloud; Marcus Collier Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 13, 2016 — General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) GDIT Cloud has received certification under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program for deployment at government agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the cloud platform works to provide its users security and network visibility through proactive monitoring. “The …

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