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Salesforce Vet Saima Shaukat Named TechCanary Chief Revenue Officer

Saima Shaukat, a 13-year Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) executive, has been appointed chief revenue officer at cloud-based insurance platforms provider TechCanary. Shaukat will oversee the development of go-to-market strategies for the company’s insurance platform and will bring to her role nearly two decades of enterprise software experience, TechCanary said Tuesday. Reid …

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Hootsuite’s Ben Cathers: Research, Creativity Key to Citizen Engagement Via Social Media

Ben Cathers, principal value consultant at Vancouver, Canada-based social media management platforms provider Hootsuite, has said government agencies should conduct research and learn how people communicate in order to build up their capability to facilitate citizen engagement through social media. Cathers wrote that in order to establish a social media …

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FTC Clears Northrop’s Orbital ATK Purchase

The Federal Trade Commission has given Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) antitrust approval to proceed with its proposed $9.2 billion acquisition of Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA). Northrop said Tuesday the FTC clearance calls for it to make solid-rocket motors available to competitors on “a non-discriminatory basis” and that it expects to close the deal …

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CACI to Help Secure DHS IT Systems Under $407M Task Order; Ken Asbury Comments

CACI InternationaI (NYSE: CACI) has received a potential six-year, $407 million task order to help Department of Homeland Security components implement cybersecurity tools. DHS awarded the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Dynamic and Evolving Federal Enterprise Network Defense – Group A order via the General Services Administration‘s Alliant contract vehicle, CACI said Tuesday. The company …

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6 Firms Awarded $970M in DTRA IDIQ Contracts to Support Cooperative Threat Reduction Program

Six companies have won contracts worth up to $970 million combined to support a Defense Threat Reduction Agency program that aims to stop the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. DTRA’s Cooperative Threat Reduction program seeks to collaborate with foreign countries to counter WMD threats and related technology, materials, expertise and facilities, the Defense Department said Tuesday. …

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Boeing Gets Potential $82M Navy Data Multiplex Tech Engineering Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will design and engineer a suite of data multiplex systems for the U.S. Navy and three foreign military sales customers under a potential $82.4 million contract The company will provide technical engineering services needed to sustain, qualify and integrate the AN/USQ-82(V) family of systems, as well as provide technical support …

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Bart & Associates President Jonathan Evans Adds CEO Title

Jonathan Evans, president of Bart & Associates since 2015, has assumed additional duties as CEO of the McLean, Va.-based government information technology services contractor. Evans’ appointment took effect Friday, June 1, after he was elected by the board of directors to succeed Kion Yap, who will continue to serve as a …

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Raytheon, Kongsberg to Jointly Develop ‘Over-the-Horizon’ Weapon System for Navy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 5, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Kongsberg Gruppen will develop a missile system designed for over-the-horizon defense of the U.S. Navy‘s littoral combat ships and frigates under a potential $847.6 million contract from the service branch, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Navy selected the companies’ Naval …

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Leidos Climbs in 2018 Fortune 500 Ranking; Roger Krone Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 5, 2018 — Reston, Virginia-based Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has secured a higher spot in Fortune magazine’s annual ranking of the top 500 U.S. companies based on revenue for 2018, ExecutiveBiz reported May 30. “Having the fourth largest jump on the list, up 89 spots this year, …

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Navy, Northrop Grumman Mark Start of MQ-4C Triton Flight Operations

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 5, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and the U.S. Navy have begun flight operations for the MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system at Naval Base Ventura County in Point Mugu, California, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the first pair of operational Triton drones will undergo tests with Navy maintainers …

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