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Lockheed Lands Follow-on for Pakistan F-16’s Sniper Target Detector

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 15, 2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will produce 15 Sniper advanced targeting pods for Pakistan’s fleet of F-16 aircraft under a follow-on contract with initial delivers slated for 2015, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Lockheed said the terms of the foreign military sales deal include updating a …

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HP, Intel Establish High Performance Computing CoE

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 15, 2015 — HP (NYSE: HPQ) and Intel Corp. will open a joint center of excellence dedicated to provide more enterprises with access to high performance computing and other big data technical services, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The establishment of the center is in response to what …

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Orbital ATK Lands Cape Launch Work for Air Force SensorSat

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 15, 2015 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will launch the ORS-5 SensorSat spacecraft aboard a Minotaur IV rocket in 2017 under a $23.6 million contract from the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Rich Straka, vice president and general manager of Orbital ATK’s launch vehicles division, …

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BAE, Nexter Enter Full-Rate Production for British Cannon System

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 13, 2015 — BAE Systems is developing a cannon system for use in British ground combat vehicles through its CTA International joint venture company with French government-owned weapons maker Nexter, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. BAE said the 40mm cased telescoped technology under the $234 million contract is …

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MTSI Secures Acquisition, Tech, Logistics Work for WHS

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 14, 2015 — Modern Technology Solutions Inc. will provide capability portfolio management, acquisition oversight and engineering and technical support to Defense Department agencies through December 2019. “The ATSS award builds upon MTSI’s exceptional performance at AT&L and reputation across DoD as a high quality technical and …

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CenturyLink’s Tim Meehan: Demand Up for Cyber Detector Tools

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 14, 2015 — Continued wide-ranging security breeches at government agency networks has been driving demand for better cybersecurity tools not just by banks and major retailers but also by small businesses in sectors such as agriculture, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. “My team is definitely a lot busier …

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Dave Wajsgras: Raytheon Taps Security Tech to Help Solve DARPA Cyber Challenge

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 14, 2015 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) said participation in the Defense Advance Research Project Agency’s Cyber Grand Challenge is in line with the company’s mission to help address today’s emerging cybersecurity threat challenges, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. “The emergence of the Internet of Things and the growth of …

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GardaWorld’s Dirk van der Vaart: Security Sector Wide Open for New Talent

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 14, 2015 — Dirk van der Vaart, president of GardaWorld Government Services, said the security sector is always wide open for new talent looking to transition from military and government to industry. “Speaking specifically to the defense sector, the defense industrial base and the subcategory of …

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Casey Coleman Sees Industry Respond to Alliant 2 ‘Listening Tour’

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 13, 2015 — Casey Coleman, former GSA CIO and current group vice president for civilian agencies at Unisys, said industry has had a favorable response to the Government Services Administration’s Alliant 2 listening tour, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The one-on-one meetings have attracted over 300 companies interested …

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Doug Wagoner: SAIC Seeks Way Forward in Training, Education, Simulation Tech with New Serious Games Studio

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 13, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) opening a new facility in Seattle where it will produce game-based training platforms for the defense, education and healthcare sectors. The serious games studio will employ game designers and animators alongside engineers to develop …

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