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Raytheon-Backed Survey Shows Stagnant Cyber Interest Among Millennials; Dave Wajsgras Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 1, 2017 — A survey commissioned by Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) in partnership with Forcepoint and the National Cyber Security Alliance has found that the level of interest in cybersecurity careers among millennials remains stagnant at approximately 38 percent, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 25. The finding comes even as the …

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SSL’s Rob Zitz: Maxar Turns to ‘Persistent’ ISR With Eye Toward US Gov’t Customers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 1, 2017 — Rob Zitz, chief strategy officer of Space Systems Loral‘s government systems unit, has said the new company that resulted from MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates‘ acquisition of DigitalGlobe will leverage intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance offerings in its push toward the U.S. government market, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Via …

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CAE Leases Space at BAE Systems Flight Training Facility in Australia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 1, 2017 — BAE Systems and CAE have entered into an agreement for the latter to lease space at BAE’s flight training center in New South Wales, Australia, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. CAE’s Oxford Aviation Training Academy will use the facility to host the training of commercial …

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ICF Lands CDC Task Order to Administer Latest National Youth Tobacco Survey

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 1, 2017 — ICF (Nasdaq: ICFI) will administer a survey on tobacco use among the youth in support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention under a potential $13 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday it has provided design, administration and reporting services …

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Cubic Unit Provides Training Software for Swedish Military Exercise; Dave Buss Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 31, 2017 — A Cubic (NYSE: CUB) business unit recently participated at a three-week military exercise in Sweden and provided its CATS Metrix exercise control software to support brigade-level activities and after-action reviews, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 23. Cubic Global Defense supplied the training platform for the Swedish armed …

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American Systems Lands NetOps & Infrastructure Task From Air Training Unit; Peter Smith Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 31, 2017 — American Systems will support the Air Education and Training Command at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph under a potential $6.9 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 24. “The size and scope of Joint Base San Antonio requires a sound IT and logistics infrastructure,” said Peter Smith, president …

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HII to Support Ralph Johnson Ship’s Post-Shakedown Availability Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 31, 2017 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) will provide engineering, material procurement, program management and other services for the U.S. Navy‘s USS Ralph Johnson destroyer under a $9.9 million order, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday HII will also support the design and scheduling of activities …

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Inmarsat Picks Arianespace to Launch 5th Global Xpress Satellite in 2019

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 31, 2017 — Inmarsat has named Arianespace as the launch services provider for the upcoming fifth Global Xpress communications satellite that Thales Alenia Space is building based on the updated Spacebus 4000 B2 platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Arianespace said Friday it will launch GX-5 from the Guiana Space Center in the French …

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Kratos Holds Multi-UAS Demo for Large-Scale Military Exercise

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 31, 2017 — Kratos Defense and Security Solutions has completed a demonstration of a fleet of UTAP-22 Mako unmanned aircraft systems as part of a larger military exercise, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the multi-UAS operational demonstration focused on Mako’s autonomous functions, including manned-unmanned teaming, and …

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CAE to Continue Aircrew Training Support for UK Air Force, Navy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 30, 2017 — CAE will continue its aircrew training support for the U.K. military at the company’s Medium Support Helicopter Aircrew Training Facility under an eight-year contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Oct. 23 that it entered into an agreement with the U.K. defense ministry for …

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