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General Dynamics Subsidiary Gets $346M Virginia-Class Submarine Support Contract Extension

General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary will continue to provide lead yard support and conduct development studies and design efforts for the U.S. Navy’s Virginia-class submarines through the end of fiscal year 2019 under a $346.5M contract modification. The modification covers maintenance, engineering, design improvement, systems integration, logistics and …

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Savneet Singh Named PAR Technology Interim President, CEO

Savneet Singh, a board member at PAR Technology (NYSE: PAR), has been appointed president and CEO of the New Hartford, N.Y.-based tech platforms provider on an acting basis. Singh’s appointment took effect on Dec. 4 after Donald Foley stepped down from his roles as CEO, president and director, PAR said …

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Trump to Nominate Gen. Mark Milley as Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman

President Donald Trump has announced plans to nominate Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley to succeed Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Defense.gov reported Saturday. Milley, who assumed his current role in August 2015 and a two-time Wash100 winner, would become the 20th …

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Four Firms Win Spots on $160M IDIQ to Help Maintain Air Force Base Facilities

The U.S. Air Force has selected four companies to provide maintenance support at multiple air bases under a potential six-year, $160M contract. Contractors will help the military service maintain the Ogden Air Logistics Complex at Hill AF Base, Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group at Davis-Monthan AFB, Vandenberg AFB, Malmstrom AFB, Minot AFB, …

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Maxar Makes Progress in US Domestication Plan With Canadian Court Approval

Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) has made headway in its U.S. domestication effort after it received approval from the Supreme Court of British Columbia in Canada for certain changes the company made to its arrangement plan. The company said Friday the arrangement plan allows it to directly purchase common shares from shareholders …

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Fluor to Build Army Weapons Storage, Maintenance Facility Under $146M Contract

Fluor (NYSE: FLR) has won a potential $145.7M firm-fixed-price contract to build a facility for the U.S. Army to store and maintain weapons systems. The Army Corps of Engineers received five bids for the project that is scheduled for completion by April 17, 2020, the Department of Defense said Friday. Work will …

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AWS Develops New GovCloud Region for Eastern US; Raytheon’s John DeSimone Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 7, 2018 — Amazon Web Services has established a second region in the U.S. for its cloud computing platform offered to public sector customers in an effort to build on its existing GovCloud (US-West) region, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 13. The company said Nov. 12 the new GovCloud …

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Intel Deploys Drone System to Support Bridge Inspections in Kentucky, Minnesota

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 7, 2018 — Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) has worked with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and the Minnesota Department of Transportation on separate projects that leveraged automated drone technology to perform bridge inspections, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday its Falcon 8+ drone assisted the Kentucky agency and …

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Symantec Unveils AI-Powered ICS Cybersecurity Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 7, 2018 — Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) has developed a security platform that utilizes artificial intelligence with the goal to protect critical infrastructure and operational technology from cyber threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the Industrial Control System Protection Neural is designed to counter malware on USB devices, …

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Lucy Ryan Named Corporate VP for Comms; Kathy Warden Quoted

Lucy Ryan, formerly vice president of enterprise communications at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has been promoted to corporate VP of communications in a move that takes effect Jan. 1. She will be responsible for implementing Northrop’s worldwide communications strategy in her new position and will also join its Corporate Policy Council, the company …

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