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Northrop-Built Spacecraft Completes 11-Year NASA Mission in Asteroid Belt

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 5, 2018 — A Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) spacecraft that was built to study Vesta and Ceres in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter has concluded its mission after 11 years of providing data and images to researchers, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the Dawn …

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HPE’s Spaceborne Computer to Provide HPC Support for Space Research

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 5, 2018 — Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) will provide high-performance computing services to astronauts at the International Space Station using its Spaceborne Computer, which has completed a yearlong evaluation of its operation in space conditions, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the supercomputer will …

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CACI CEO Ken Asbury: Organic Growth is Top Priority

Ken Asbury, president and CEO of CACI International (NYSE: CACI) and a five-time Wash100 winner, has said the company’s first priority is to continue organic growth efforts. “M&A remains our priority for capital deployment and we are pursuing quality companies and contracts that add new customers and fill capability gaps …

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Four Firms to Compete for Waste Services Orders Under $72M Army Contract

AECOM (NYSE: ACM), Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC)’s technology business unit, a North Wind–EA joint venture and Stantec Consulting Services have received spots on a $72M contract for waste services in support of the U.S. Army. The four firms will bid for orders to manage the Army’s hazardous, toxic and …

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Lockheed Gets $130M Modification for F-35 Pre-Modernization Support

The U.S. Navy has awarded a $130.4M contract modification to Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) aerospace business for decomposition and design efforts in preparation for F-35 Block 4 modernization. The company will work to help the aircraft meet weapon and air system requirements corresponding to Block 4.1 standard, the Defense Department said …

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General Dynamics Unveils Nano Mobile Encryption Device for Tactical Comms

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 2, 2018 — General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) mission systems division has introduced TACLANE-Nano, a mobile encryption technology designed to help military users secure their voice, data and video communications applications, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the platform works to facilitate communications during dismounted tactical forward deployment; …

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Northrop Preps for 2nd DreamPort Rapid Prototyping Event After Previous Win; Ginger Wierzbanowski Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 2, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) is planning to join a rapid prototyping challenge to be hosted by the U.S. Cyber Command-backed DreamPort cyber facility early this month following its win in the previous event in September, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 5. The company said Oct. …

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Cal Shintani Joins Buchanan & Edwards as Chief Growth Officer

Cal Shintani, former chief growth officer of Highpoint Global, has been appointed to the same position at Arlington, Va.-based government services contractor Buchanan & Edwards. He will lead Buchanan & Edwards’ corporate business development, communications and marketing functions, as well as help its CEO and chief financial officer formulate merger-and-acquisition strategies, the …

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Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. Taps TeraThink for $100M Financial Management Contract

TeraThink has received a contract worth a potential $100M to provide information technology services in support of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation‘s financial management system. The company will contribute advisory, development, modernization, maintenance and operations support for the system under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, PBGC said Thursday in a FedBizOpps notice. …

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PAE Lands 11-Year USAF Contract for F-35 Construction Site Security Services in UK

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 2, 2018 — PAE will help secure F-35 renovation and construction facilities in Lakenheath, England, under a potential $35M contract with the U.S. Air Force‘s 48th Civil Engineering Squadron, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the 11-year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity construction site security contract covers information monitoring, protection services …

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