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Gene Colabatistto: CAE to Integrate Defense, Healthcare Tech in Training System for USAF Reserves

CAE (NYSE: CAE) will provide its Aeromedical Evacuation Training System to the U.S. Air Force Reserve Command under a new contract to support ADS as part of the Defense Logistics Agency‘s tailored logistics support program. CAE said Monday the system includes a C-130 fuselage trainer equipped with CAE Healthcare’s iStan robotic technology, which simulates …

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Navy Selects Lockheed Exoskeletons for Testing, Evaluations; Adam Miller Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-built industrial exoskeletons have been chosen through the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences for a U.S. Navy evaluation under a contract of an undisclosed amount. FORTIS exoskeletons work to transfer the weight of loads from the operator’s body to the ground in order to boost the user’s strength …

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George Newstrom: Dell Extends CDC IT Operations Support for 5 Years

Dell has been awarded a five-year, $120 million contract to support information technology systems and applications at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The company said Monday it has been working with CDC for 11 years to manage infrastructure designed to help agency researchers and administrators monitor threats to …

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Gregory Weinhold to Lead the Professional Services Group at Neustar; Alexander Berry Comments

Gregory Weinhold, former vice president of global professional services and customer support at FICO, has been appointed to lead the professional services group at Neustar (NYSE: NSR) as VP. He will report to Sales Senior VP Alexander Berry as he manages client relationships and the delivery and implementation of Neustar’s services, the company said Monday. …

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Huntington Ingalls Subsidiary to Update Navy Amphibious Command Ships

A Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) company has won three contracts worth $96.8 million combined to modernize the U.S. Navy’s amphibious command ships and to perform support services. AMSEC LLC will work to package materials for the Naval Sea Systems Command’s USS Blue Ridge and USS Mount Whitney and develop plans for shipchecks, drawings, …

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Northrop Gets $241M Modification on USAF Global Hawk Sensors Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a $240.6 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to deliver three Block 30M RQ-4B Global Hawk aircraft fitted with the company’s Enhanced Integrated Sensor Suite and Airborne Signals Intelligence Payload. The award also covers two extra retrofit kits for the ASIP sensors and brings the …

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Joe Echevarria to Retire as Deloitte CEO, Frank Friedman Named Successor

Deloitte CEO Joe Echevarria will focus on public service after he leaves the accounting and consulting firm later this month, Reuters reported Friday. Lehar Maan writes the 36-year company veteran is retiring after four years at the helm and will be succeeded by Chief Financial Officer Frank Friedman. The company’s …

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Nick Hopkinson Joins Northrop as U.K. Cyber Strategy Director; Andrew Tyler Comments

Nick Hopkinson, formerly head of Computer Sciences Corp.‘s (NYSE: CSC) European security business, has joined Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) as cyber strategy director for the company’s U.K. subsidiary. The three-decade industry veteran will oversee strategic programs intended to help the company expand its footprint in the European cyber and intelligence …

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Dean Key: General Atomics to Build JFK Aircraft Carrier Components

General Atomics has been awarded a contract to install its Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System and Advanced Arresting Gear systems on the U.S. Navy‘s future John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) aircraft carrier. “We are beginning EMALS and AAG production for the second ship in the class, CVN 79, as these systems are being integrated into the Gerald R. …

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Boeing Awarded $296M for Lot 2 Poseidon Plane Parts

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a $295, 643, 284 contract to start acquiring parts to produce 12 P-8A Poseidon planes for the U.S. Navy and Australia. The advance acquisition contract includes $152, 043, 495 in purchases for the U.S. Navy and $143, 599, 789 in foreign military sales funds for sales to …

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