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Boeing Subsidiary Tests GIS-Equipped UAV for Firefighting

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 5, 2017 — Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) Insitu subsidiary has partnered with Esri to demonstrate an unmanned aerial vehicle with a geographic information system for potential use during firefighting missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Insitu said Tuesday the team held test flights of the ScanEagle UAV at the Federal Aviation …

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Matt Desch: 3rd Batch of Iridium NEXT Satellites to Launch Oct. 9

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 4, 2017 — The third batch of Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) Iridium NEXT satellites are scheduled for liftoff on Oct. 9 as SpaceX prepares the Falcon 9 rocket that will carry the payloads to space, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 27. Spaceflight Now reported Sept. 26 that Iridium CEO Matt …

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ExecutiveBiz Releases the 2017 Top Ten GovCon Executive Recruiters Award

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 04, 2017 – ExecutiveBiz, an Executive Mosaic publication, has announced the release of the 2017 Top Ten GovCon Executive Recruiters Award. In its fourth year, the award recognizes GovCon executive recruiters for their contributions and leadership within the government contracting community. The ExecutiveBiz editorial team spoke …

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DynCorp to Continue Support for War Reserve Materiel Under $64M USAF Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 4, 2017 — DynCorp International will help manage war reserve materiel assets for the Air Forces Central Command under a $64.1 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday the award extends DynCorp’s WRM support at Shaw Air Force Base in …

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DSA Subsidiary Lands Subcontract to Update Maryland Enterprise Budget System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 4, 2017 — A Data Systems Analysts subsidiary will help the state of Maryland update a technology platform for budgeting functions under a potential $5 million subcontract from Performa USA, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. DSA’s Project Performance Company said Sept. 21 it will support the modernization, operations and maintenance …

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Thales-Sponsored Survey Reports Cloud, IoT to Drive Deployment of PKI-Based Apps

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 4, 2017 — A Thales-sponsored study by the Ponemon Institute has found that a majority of information technology security professionals see cloud-based services and the internet of things as the biggest drivers of public key infrastructure usage, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Thales e-Security said Tuesday the 2017 PKI …

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CGI to Help USAID Transition to Hybrid Cloud Under $68M Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 4, 2017 — CGI (NYSE: GIB) will provide enterprise data center and disaster recovery support to the U.S. Agency for International Development‘s office of the chief information officer under a potential $68.2 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday its Unify360 technology will work to …

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Unisys’ PV Puvvada: Shared Services, Cross-Agency Collaboration Key to Fed IT Modernization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 3, 2017 — PV Puvvada, president of Unisys‘ (NYSE: UIS) federal systems business, has urged the federal government to develop partnerships across agencies and adopt shared services in efforts to drive information technology modernization, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 25. Puvvada, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2017, wrote in an …

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Orbital ATK, NASA Eye Nov. 10 Liftoff for 8th Cygnus Cargo Resupply Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 3, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has scheduled a Nov. 10 launch for a Cygnus spacecraft that will carry scientific equipment and supplies to the International Space Station as part of the company’s eighth cargo resupply mission for NASA, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The space agency …

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BAE Systems, University Partner Develop ‘Adaptable’ Hybrid UAV Concept

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 3, 2017 — BAE Systems has teamed with Cranfield University in the U.K. to develop a conceptual hybrid unmanned aerial vehicle that could shift between rotary-wing and fixed-wing modes and work with different launch and recovery settings, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the Adaptable UAV concept is …

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