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Lockheed to Start Low-Rate Initial Production of Joint Air-to-Ground Missile System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 29, 2018 — Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) Joint Air-to-Ground Missile has received a “milestone C” decision from the Defense Department’s defense acquisition board, allowing the company to commence the low-rate initial production of the weapon system, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the board granted …

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AT&T Launches FirstNet Distribution Program for 3rd-Party Dealers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 29, 2018 — AT&T (NYSE: T) has unveiled a program designed to help selected public safety system dealers and Alliance Channel members market the FirstNet communications platform to first responders, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the FirstNet Dealer Program aims to reach agencies that …

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Cisco’s Diane Gongaware: ‘Architectural’ Cloud Migration Approach With AI, ML to Bolster Fed IT Modernization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 29, 2018 — Diane Gongaware, vice president of U.S. public sector services at Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO), has said the company is working with federal customers to leverage the cloud as the platform for their information technology modernization efforts as networks gain new capabilities and grow …

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Carlyle Group Adds Former CSRA Chief Larry Prior to A&D, Government Services Team

Larry Prior, formerly president and CEO of CSRA and a four-time Wash100 winner, has joined The Carlyle Group (Nasdaq: CG) as an operating executive consultant for the private equity firm’s aerospace, defense and government services team. He will provide the team with investment guidance on acquisition and sourcing and offer advice to …

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E-TAS Wins Potential $137M DOE Project Office Support Contract

Enterprise Technical Assistance Services has won a potential five-year, $136.6 million contract to provide technical and administrative services to the Energy Department‘s Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office. E-TAS will support all PPPO sites in technical engineering, information technology, security and general administrative work, DOE said Thursday. The office oversees cleanup efforts at gaseous …

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SAIC Wins Potential $197M IDIQ to Help Sustain Navy Tactical Networks

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has won a potential five-year, $196.5 million contract to help the U.S. Navy sustain integrated tactical networks ashore and afloat. The contract contains a $116.2 million base value over a three-year period that runs through June 27, 2021, and a two-year option that could extend work …

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Boeing’s HorizonX Ventures Invests in Urban Logistics Drone Builder Matternet

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 28, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA), through its venture capital arm, has invested in North Fair Oaks, Calif.-based Matternet, which builds unmanned aerial vehicles for urban logistics use, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Boeing said Tuesday HorizonX Ventures led a Series A funding round that raised $16 million to support …

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General Dynamics Affiliate to Provide EPA Network IT Support Under $65M FEDSIM Deal

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 28, 2018 — CSRA, a managed affiliate of General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology business, will provide information technology services in support of the Environmental Protection Agency‘s local area network, under a potential $65 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. General Dynamics Information Technology said Tuesday …

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Raytheon Picked to Develop Prototype Under Navy UAV Swarming Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 28, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will build a prototype naval platform for the U.S. Navy‘s Low Cost UAV Swarming Technology program under a potential $29.7 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday it selected the company for the development of the LOCUST “innovative naval prototype” …

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American Systems CFO Earns Virginia Business Magazine Award; Peter Smith Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 28, 2018 — American Systems Chief Financial Officer Peter Whitfield has received a 2018 CFO Award from the Virginia Business magazine in recognition of his financial expertise and contribution to the community, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday Whitfield, who has more than three decades of experience in finance, accounting …

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