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Jason Ward, Dave Bolcar Appointed Submarine Construction VPs at HII Newport News Shipbuilding

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE: HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division has promoted Jason Ward to vice president of Columbia-class submarine construction and named Dave Bolcar as VP for the Virginia-class submarine development program. Ward and Bolcar will directly report to Ken Mahler, VP of Navy programs at Newport News Shipbuilding, HII …

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Navy Selects Four Firms to Develop C4ISR Positioning, Navigation & Timing Systems

The U.S. Navy has selected four contractors to provide emerging positioning, navigation and timing technologies to power command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance applications. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center selected Riverside Engineering; Coherent Technical Services; Whitney, Bradley & Brown and Solute to compete for task orders in a …

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SAP NS2 Taps AWS to Host DLA’s Cloud-Based Learning Mgmt System

 TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 22, 2018 — Amazon Web Services will host the Defense Logistics Agency‘s learning management system under a partnership with SAP National Security Services, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. AWS said Monday its GovCloud (US) infrastructure will support the recently updated LMS platform that is designed to help DLA manage and deliver …

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Matt Desch: Iridium Eyes ‘Capex Holiday’ Amid Record Quarterly Revenue Increase

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 22, 2018 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) CEO Matt Desch has said in an earnings call the company plans to take a 10-year “capex holiday” after it completes the $3B Iridium NEXT satellite constellation this year, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 7. Space News reported Aug. 6 that the …

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Wayne Rehberger: Engility Has Scale for $100M-$500M Defense, Intell & Space Contract Targets

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 22, 2018 — Wayne Rehberger, chief financial officer at Engility (NYSE: EGL), has said the company is looking into defense, intelligence and space contract opportunities in the $100M to $500M range for mission operations and systems engineering services, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 9. Rehberger said at the Jefferies 2018 Global Industrials …

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Serco Inc. Named Among Best US Employers for Women in 2018

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 22, 2018 — Serco‘s subsidiary in North America has received recognition from Forbes magazine as one of the top U.S. employers for women in 2018, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday Serco Inc. was included in the “America’s Best Employers for Women 2018” list at No. 227 …

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SSL’s Rob Zitz Sees Growth in Smallsat Contracts, Studies Across Defense & Intell Agencies

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 22, 2018 — Rob Zitz, senior vice president and chief strategy officer for government systems at SSL, has said small satellites will be a key element of defense and intelligence agencies’ strategy in the next few years as they seek to build on the capabilities of …

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Booz Allen Gets $1.03B Cyber Task Order Under DHS CDM DEFEND Program

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has received a potential six-year, $1.03B task order to develop and field cybersecurity platforms and services for six federal agencies under the new phase of the Department of Homeland Security’s Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program. The task order awarded through CDM’s Dynamic and Evolving Federal Enterprise …

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KeyW Lands $100M Government Software Development Contract; John Sutton Quoted

KeyW (Nasdaq: KEYW) has secured a potential five-year contract with a $100M initial value to help an unnamed government customer develop software platforms. The company said Tuesday it will build tools for integration into classified systems that support the client’s national security missions. “This project is a great example of a solid …

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Army Selects Lockheed for $356M Tactical Trainer Module Upgrade Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a potential 10-year, $356.3M contract to modernize a manned-module simulator of the U.S. Army‘s Close Combat Tactical Trainer. The Army Contracting Command received three bids for the project via an online-based solicitation process and will provide funds and work locations over the ordering period that …

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