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General Atomics Unit Gets Air Force Order for Reaper Software Development Work

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 30, 2018 — An affiliate of General Atomics will develop, deliver and sustain software for the Air Force Special Operations Command’s and Air Combat Command’s MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle under a potential $49.3 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the sole-source U.S. Air Force award to General …

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Lockheed Martin Secures Air Force Work on GPS Control Segment Updates

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 30, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will provide hardware and services to help advance U.S. Air Force programs for updates to the Global Positioning System control segment under a potential $10.8 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the award covers hardware procurement …

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Report: Boeing’s KC-46 Tanker Eyed for FAA Supplemental Type Certificate

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 30, 2018 — Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) KC-46 Pegasus aerial refueling aircraft is anticipated to receive a supplemental type certificate for its military-specific components soon, following the Federal Aviation Administration‘s award of an amended type certificate in December, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Military Times reported Thursday that Gen. Carlton Everhart, head of Air …

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Cisco Unit Invests in India’s Stellaris Venture Partners

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 30, 2018 — The investment unit of Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO) has placed funds with India-based Stellaris Venture Partners in support of the latter’s own investments in technology startups in areas like cloud, internet of things and analytics, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Livemint reported Monday Cisco India President Sameer Garde noted …

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Brad Mascho Joins NCI as Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer

Brad Mascho, co-founder of Columbus, Ohio-based artificial intelligence technology developer CrossChx, has been named chief AI officer at NCI. NCI said Tuesday Mascho will oversee a new corporate division that will aim to advance the Reston, Virginia-based government technology and professional services contractor’s AI strategies and programs to help clients …

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Jonathan Alboum Named Public Sector CTO at Veritas Technologies

Jonathan Alboum, former chief information officer at the Agriculture Department, has joined Veritas Technologies as chief technology officer of the Mountain View, California-based data management company’s public sector business. Veritas said Tuesday Alboum will aim to help government clients manage, secure and identify business value from data on premises or in multicloud environments. In …

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Julie Gravallese Named Mitre Programs, Tech Integration VP; Jason Providakes Comments

Julie Gravallese, formerly chief human resources officer of Mitre, has been named vice president of programs and technology integration at the McLean, Virginia-based nonprofit corporation. She will oversee business approaches and operations for technical workforce and programs, including those at Mitre-operated facilities and laboratories, the company said Monday. Mitre President and CEO Jason Providakes, …

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Greg Jones to Join Aerojet Rocketdyne as Strategy & Business Devt SVP

Greg Jones, former vice president of corporate business development and international programs at Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), has been named senior VP of strategy and business development at Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD) in a move that takes effect Feb. 5. Aerojet Rocketdyne said Monday Jones will oversee strategic planning, customer alignment growth initiatives as well as …

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Raytheon Awarded $95M Army Excalibur Projectile Engineering Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) a potential five-year, $95 million contract to provide engineering services the military branch’s extended-range guided artillery rounds. Raytheon’s missile systems business will engineer 155mm Excalibur projectiles under the  cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract, the Defense Department said Monday. Work will occur through Jan. 25, 2023 and the Army Contracting Command will determine …

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American Systems Gets USAF Emergency Comms Task Order; Peter Smith Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 29, 2018 — American Systems will support the development and implementation of a cloud-based emergency mass notification system for the U.S. Air Force under a $68.6 million task order via the Network-Centric Solutions-2 network operations and infrastructure solutions contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Jan. 17. The company said Jan. 15 the enterprise …

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