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NGA Picks Six Entities to Advance Studies in Geospatial Analytics

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has selected six entities to conduct advanced geospatial analytics research efforts as part of the Boosting Innovative GEOINT Broad Agency Announcement program. Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), OGSystems and SRI International will leverage machine learning technologies for agricultural crop assessment, spectral dataset processing and infrastructure management, NGA  said Tuesday. The efforts …

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Four Firms to Provide Data Sources, Tools for FDA’s Biologics Surveillance Effort

Four companies have each won a potential five-year, $75M contract to provide the Food and Drug Administration’s center for biologics evaluation and research with data, tools and infrastructure for use in the surveillance of vaccines, tissues, blood products and other biologics. A FedBizOpps notice posted Monday says IBM (NYSE: IBM), …

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Iridium’s Matt Desch Talks Final NEXT Launch, Upcoming Aireon Service

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 11, 2018 — Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM), has said the company is looking to help get Aireon‘s aircraft monitoring service live with the potential completion of the Iridium NEXT satellite network by the end of the year, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 4. NASASpaceflight.com reported …

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SAIC Lands Award for Navy Fleet Forces Training Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 11, 2018 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has received recognition from Military Simulation and Training Magazine for the company’s work in the training of U.S. Navy fleet personnel, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday its training-as-a-service, long-term maintenance, facilities management and exercise support for the …

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Fluor JV Opens Eastbound Span of New Cuomo Bridge in NY

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 11, 2018 — A Fluor-led (NYSE: FLR) joint venture has concluded work on a segment of a new bridge in New York as part of a construction project to replace the Governor Malcolm Wilson Tappan Zee Bridge, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the Governor Mario M. Cuomo …

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AT&T Named in Potential DISA Contract for PACAF Global Network Connectivity Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 11, 2018 — AT&T (NYSE: T) is set to receive a contract from the Defense Information Systems Agency for the delivery of global network connectivity services as part of a Pacific Air Forces commercial pathfinder effort, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. DISA said in a FedBizOpps notice published Sunday the …

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ICF Awarded $214M USAID Data Collection Support Contract

An ICF (Nasdaq: ICFI) subsidiary has secured a potential five-year, $214.2M contract to help the U.S. Agency for International Development update tools and methods used to collect population, health and nutrition data throughout the country. ICF Macro will perform work through Sept. 9, 2023, according to a FedBizOpps notice posted Monday. …

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Boeing Ventures Arm Invests in BridgeSat for Space-Based Optical Comms Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 11, 2018 — Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) investment arm is backing Denver-based BridgeSat in the startup’s effort to develop an optical ground station network that supports space-based connectivity, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The aerospace company said Monday its HorizonX Ventures unit led a Series B funding round for BridgeSat and will provide …

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Publicis.Sapient’s Lynn Lannin, Chad Kelly: Cloud-Based Apps Could Facilitate Gov’t Citizen Services Delivery

Lynn Lannin and Chad Kelly of digital transformation services provider Publicis.Sapient have said developing mobile applications on the cloud could help federal, local and state agencies streamline the delivery of services to citizens. Kelly and Lannin wrote how the 311 contact centers and other cloud-based apps work to help citizens …

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Bradford Karony Named LMI National Security Ops Director; John Selman Quoted

Bradford Karony, a retired CIA officer, has joined LMI as director of national security operations. He will be responsible for the company’s line of service offerings such as intelligence training; testing and assessment of national security-specific equipment, process protection and machinery; and signals intelligence, human and imagery support, LMI said …

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