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AT&T to Deliver FirstNet Public Safety Network to 50 States, DC, US Territories

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 3, 2018 — AT&T (NYSE: T) and the First Responder Network Authority have unveiled that 50 U.S. states, two territories and Washington, D.C., have opted in for the deployment of a national public safety broadband network, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Friday the FirstNet network will …

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DynCorp Gets Army Contract Modification for Aviation Field Maintenance

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 3, 2018 — DynCorp International will provide aviation field maintenance services for the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command and the Netherlands under a $17.4 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Thursday work locations will be across Afghanistan, Egypt, Germany, Honduras, Iraq and Kosovo …

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Kratos to Sustain Consolidated C2 System for Military Comms Satellites

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 3, 2018 — A Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) unit will support the production and sustainment of a control system used to manage telemetry, tracking and the operations of military communication satellites as part of a $13.9 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense …

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Carahsoft to Provide ServiceNow Software Licenses to Library of Congress Under Potential $77M Contract

Carahsoft Technology has received a potential five-year, $76.9 million contract to deliver ServiceNow software licenses and support to the Library of Congress. LoC disclosed the single-award, firm-fixed-price contract in a FedBizOpps award notice posted Friday. Carahsoft acts as the master government aggregator and distributor of ServiceNow’s cloud-based offerings to the public sector …

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Boeing to Produce Small Diameter Bombs for FMS Customers Under $194M Contract Modification

Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business has received a $193.6 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to manufacture additional Small Diameter Bombs for six foreign military sales customers. The modification covers the procurement of 6,000 more SDB Increment 1 all-up-rounds under the company’s basic indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for …

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Aerospace Vet Vivek Lall Named Lockheed Strategy, BD VP

Vivek Lall, a more than two-decade aerospace industry veteran, has joined Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) as vice president for strategy and business development, Press Trust of India reported Wednesday. Lall previously was chief executive of U.S. and international strategic development at  General Atomics for three years. Before that, he was the president …

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Report: Boeing, Embraer Discussions Raise Questions on Brazilian Firm’s Ownership

Talks of a potential combination between Chicago-based Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Embraer have not addressed questions such as the possibility of a joint venture and control over the Brazil-based aircraft manufacturer, Reuters reported Tuesday. Sources told Reuters that a potential JV might not be an effective measure to meet Boeing’s interest …

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US Advances Super Tucano Aircraft Sale to Nigeria Through LOA

The U.S. government has moved to advance the sale of 12 A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft, weapons and related equipment to Nigeria, DefenceWeb reported Tuesday. Stuart Symington, U.S. ambassador to Nigeria, presented on Dec. 27 a letter of offer and acceptance to Sadique Abubakar, head of the Nigerian air force, in …

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DSA’s RJ Kolton Recommends 6 Actions for Midtier IT Company Growth in Defense Market

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 2, 2018 — R.J. Kolton, senior vice president for business development at Data Systems Analysts, has presented six approaches that midtier information technology companies can adopt in 2018 to drive long-term growth and their overall competitiveness in the defense market. Kolton wrote in a guest post …

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Michael Conlin: DXC Pursuing Opportunities in Tech Development, Cloud-Native Platforms

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 2, 2018 — Michael Conlin, chief technologist for DXC Technology‘s U.S. public sector business, has said the company is eyeing opportunities across the full range of technology development while working to address its clients’ challenges associated with people and processes. He told ExecutiveBiz in an interview …

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