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SOSi’s Robert Catalanotti Named Senior Adviser to Assistant SecDef for International Security

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 29, 2017 — Robert Catalanotti, a retired U.S. Army major general who joined SOS International in September 2015 as managing director of Middle East initiatives, has been named senior adviser to the assistant secretary of defense for international security affairs, ExecutiveGov reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday Catalanotti …

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Air Force Unveils Comms Device for Crew of General Atomics-Built Reaper UAV

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 20, 2017 — The U.S. Air Force has developed an updated communications device to connect ground forces and aircrew of the General Atomics-built MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle during counterterrorism operations, ExecutiveGov reported Monday. The service branch said Thursday the “Frankenphone” features self-contained electronics and other updates for …

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AWS Offers Public Access to USAspending.gov Data Via Amazon RDS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 12, 2017 — Amazon Web Services‘ (Nasdaq: AMZN) Amazon Relational Database Service will support the Treasury Department‘s release of federal government spending data to the public, ExecutiveGov reported Thursday. The company said Tuesday Amazon RDS will provide access to the USAspending.gov database of information on federal transactions such as …

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Air Force Taps L3 to Potentially Choose New Electronic Attack Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 11, 2017 — L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) has been named by the U.S. Air Force as a potential decision-maker in the service branch’s effort to replace its current fleet of EC-130H Compass Call electronic attack aircraft, ExecutiveGov reported Wednesday. Defense One reported Tuesday that Lt. Gen. Arnold Bunch, the …

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SAIC Report Suggests Civilian Agency Should Oversee Space Traffic Mgmt

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 30, 2016 — A report prepared by Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) recommends that Congress delegate space management responsibilities to a civilian agency, ExecutiveGov reported Thursday. Space News reported Wednesday that NASA commissioned SAIC to produce the report that suggests various models for domestic space traffic safety governance in an effort to comply with the Commercial …

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GSA to Help Prep Presidential Candidates for Possible Transition; Unisys’ Casey Coleman Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 3, 2016 — The General Services Administration has taken on an expanded role in the effort to assist the presidential candidates to prepare for their possible transition to government leadership, ExecutiveGov reported Wednesday. Casey Coleman, vice president for civilian agencies at Unisys‘ (NYSE: UIS) federal business, wrote in …

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Cameron Chehreh: Govt Legacy Software Structure Poses Biggest Challenge to IT Modernization Efforts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 22, 2016 — Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer at Dell‘s federal business, has stated that the structure of legacy software for off-the-shelf government products poses the biggest challenge to the information technology modernization efforts of the government, Executive Gov reported Wednesday. Chereh said that virtualization technology, software-defined networking,  virtualized …

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Army, Engility Build Universal Encryptor for Military Comms

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 29, 2016 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) has helped the U.S. Army develop a universal communications encryptor for military devices to aid in the transmission of classified information, ExecutiveGov reported Friday. The Army reported Wednesday Engility and its partners worked with the Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center …

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Unisys’ Casey Coleman: DevOps a Tool for Innovation, Agile Federal IT

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 12, 2016 — Casey Coleman, vice president of Unisys‘ (NYSE: UIS) federal civilian business group, believes that DevOps can drive efficiency and agility in federal information technology as agencies work toward IT modernization, ExecutiveGov reported Thursday. “As federal agencies modernize their applications and migrate their IT services …

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NIST Appoints Boeing, Corning Execs to Policy Advisory Committee

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 4, 2016 — Allen Adler of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Waguih Ishak of Corning (NYSE: GLW) have received appointments to the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s visiting committee on advanced technology, ExecutiveGov reported Wednesday. NIST said Tuesday Adler, who is vice president of enterprise technology strategy at Boeing, and …

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