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BAE Lands $3.2B in Nuclear-Power Submarine Contracts With UK Defense Ministry

BAE Systems has received contracts worth approximately $3.2 billion from the U.K. government to support development work on nuclear-powered submarines. The company said Monday it will produce and deliver the seventh Astute-class submarine, HMS Agincourt, under a potential $2 billion contract. BAE also received a potential $1.2 billion contract to …

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CIA to Run OSINT, Big Data Intelligence Experiments on AWS Cloud

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 14, 2018 — An Amazon Web Services-built cloud platform will be used by CIA to perform open-source intelligence and big data experiments in partnership with industry experts, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The agency aims to partner with companies for the five-year Mesa Verde project that will use …

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Unisys Secures CBP Cargo, Traveler Risk Assessment Support Task Order

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 14, 2018 — The Customs and Border Protection agency has tapped Unisys (NYSE: UIS) to develop and operate systems designed to support the assessment of potential risks from travelers and cargo that enter the U.S., ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Unisys said Wednesday it received a task order to …

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CTC Named Sponsor of ‘Showcase for Commerce’ in Pennsylvania; Ed Sheehan Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 14, 2018 — Concurrent Technologies Corp. will serve as sponsor of the 28th Annual Showcase for Commerce to be held from May 30 to June 1 in Johnstown, Pa., ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.), Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and Rep. Keith Rothfus (R-Pa.) are anticipated …

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HII Newport News Forms Partnership on 3D Printing Use for Shipbuilding

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 14, 2018 — A Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) division has entered into a partnership with 3D Systems to jointly develop additive manufacturing technologies that could potentially support naval shipbuilding operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. HII said Thursday Newport News Shipbuilding will help deploy the 3D printing approach with the …

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Booz Allen Names Next Director of Investor Relations

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 14, 2018 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has appointed Nicholas Veasey, currently director of mergers and acquisitions, to take a new role as director of investor relations beginning June 30, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday Veasey will report to Chief Financial Officer Lloyd Howell Jr. …

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Leidos to Provide Army Training System Content Under Potential $210M Contract

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has secured a potential five-year, $210 million contract from the U.S. Army to develop content for simulated training systems. The company said Monday it will provide Synthetic Environment Core databases that can support the service branch’s training, simulation and mission command systems. SE Core contains three-dimensional and two-dimensional terrain …

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Secret Service Vet A.T. Smith Named Torres Senior Security Adviser

A.T. Smith, a 29-year U.S. Secret Service veteran, has joined Falls Church, Va.-based Torres Advanced Enterprise Solutions as senior security adviser. Smith will advise the company on cyber, physical and executive protective security matters as part of the global security advisory team in support of clients across the departments of …

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Orbital ATK, IMI Systems to Offer Bomb Tech for US Defense Market

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 11, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has entered into a teaming arrangement with IMI Systems to produce and market a bomb technology to the U.S. defense sector, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The companies will develop a variant of IMI’s Multi-Purpose Rigid Bomb, which was originally developed …

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Peraton Supports NASA’s InSight Mars Lander Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 11, 2018 — Peraton performed compatibility testing and validation of ground stations and spacecraft in support of NASA‘s Deep Space Network designed to track a Mars lander recently launched aboard United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V rocket, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Peraton said Wednesday its team maintains and operates six DSN …

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