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AWS Unveils ‘Secret’ Cloud Region for Intell Community Clients; Teresa Carlson Comments

Amazon Web Services has launched a new cloud region designed to host datasets and workloads with the “secret” classification status for intelligence community clients. IC agencies can access the AWS Secret Region through the Commercial Cloud Services contract, the company said Monday. Teresa Carlson, vice president of AWS’ worldwide public …

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Novume to Purchase NeoSystems Via Cash-and-Stock Deal

Novume Solutions has agreed to acquire back office management company NeoSystems for an undisclosed sum through a cash-and-stock transaction. Chantilly, Virginia-based Novume said Monday it expects to wrap up the acquisition in the first quarter of 2018, pending customary closing conditions. The transaction covers the assumption of some liabilities of NeoSystems and …

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Lockheed Gets $122M Navy Tech Engineering Contract Modification

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has landed a potential $122.3 million contract modification to continue to provide engineering services for the U.S. Navy‘s Technical Insertion 18-20 Acoustic Rapid Commercial Off-the-Shelf Insertion program. The Defense Department said Monday Lockheed’s rotary and mission systems unit will conduct work under the modification through December 2018 in …

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Cubic Presents C4ISR Tech at MilCIS 2017; Mike Twyman Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 20, 2017 — Cubic‘s (NYSE: CUB) mission solutions business has participated at the Military Communications and Information Systems 2017 event in Australia last week where it was scheduled to exhibit networking, satellite communications and other technologies, GovCon Executive reported Nov. 13. The company said Nov. 13 Cubic …

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ACT I to Help Sustain Equipment for Marine Corps; Michael Niggel Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 20, 2017 — Advanced Concepts and Technologies International will support the sustainment of U.S. Marine Corps specialized equipment under a potential three-year task order through the General Services Administration‘s One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services Small Business contract vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said the task order covers support …

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Fluor Helping Restore Power in Eastern Puerto Rico Under USACE Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 20, 2017 — Fluor (NYSE: FLR) has completed a project with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on the construction of a power line in Puerto Rico in efforts to restore electricity in the U.S. territory following Hurricane Maria, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the …

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PwC: US Aerospace & Defense Firms Spend More in R&D for 2017

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 20, 2017 — PwC‘s global consulting unit has found a nearly $12 billion increase in the research and development budgets of U.S. aerospace and defense companies in 2017, led by Boeing (NYSE: BA), United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Defense …

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ViON to Help Build DHS NPPD Data Storage, Disaster Recovery & Analytics Functions

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 20, 2017 — ViON will provide data storage and disaster recovery technology to the Department of Homeland Security‘s National Protection and Programs Directorate under a new agreement, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the on-premise DataAdapt platform deployment will work to build on the DHS directorate’s analytics capability …

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GSA Taps 61 Firms for Potential $50B Alliant 2 IT GWAC

The General Services Administration has awarded 61 companies positions on a potential 10-year, $50 billion governmentwide acquisition contract for information technology products and services. GSA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Friday the award is for the unrestricted portion of the Alliant 2 GWAC that has a base term of five …

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Hitachi Vantara Federal Assumes Control of Brocade’s Networking Maintenance Contracts; David Turner Comments

Hitachi Vantara’s federal business has assumed control of some of Brocade Communications Systems’ (Nasdaq: BRCD) federal service maintenance contracts and other assets under a definitive agreement signed in June. Hitachi Vantara Federal said Friday the agreement’s completion would provide the company access to Brocade’s storage area networking, campus/edge networking and data center …

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