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Booz Allen Teams With NVIDIA on Future AI Training Program for Federal Employees

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 22, 2017 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has entered into a partnership with NVIDIA in the development of a hands-on training program on artificial intelligence for employees at federal agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Nextgov reported Monday the NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute will offer the program by early 2018 …

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BAE Systems Gives New Name for US Business in Saudi Arabia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 22, 2017 — BAE Systems has renamed its U.S. office in Saudi Arabia from “Land Services Arabia” to “BAE Systems Saudi America” with the aim to bolster industrial partnerships in the region, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Arab News reported Tuesday services and technologies available via the Saudi office …

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DSA Subsidiary to Help Update Justice Dept Victim Notification System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 22, 2017 — A Data Systems Analysts subsidiary will utilize Pegasystems‘ Pega 7 application development tool to update the Justice Department‘s Victim Notification System under a potential $6 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. DSA’s Project Performance Company said it will also work with Appriss, which develops software-based …

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Air Force Issues $403M F-16 Service Life Extension RFP for Small Businesses

The U.S. Air Force has kicked off a small business set-aside solicitation for a potential 10-year, $403 million contract to extend the service life of the military branch’s fleet of F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a five-year ordering period and a five-year option, the Air Force said …

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Jacobs-EwingCole JV Wins $99M Navy IDIQ for Military Facility Construction Project Services

A joint venture of Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) and EwingCole has won a potential $99 million contract to provide support services for military construction projects within the Naval Facilities Engineering Command’s Southwest area of responsibility. Jacobs EwingCole A JV will perform contract work at various government facilities including those managed by the …

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Foreign Investment Committee Completes Ultra Electronics-Sparton Transaction Review

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. has finalized its review of the proposed acquisition of Schaumburg, Illinois-based electromechanical technology company Sparton (NYSE: SPA) by U.K.-based defense and aerospace contractor Ultra Electronics. Ultra said Monday it signed a timing agreement with the Justice Department and that the deal is still subject to antitrust …

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Lockheed Wins $81M MDA Ballistic Re-Entry Vehicle Production Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a potential five-year, $80.6 million contract from the Missile Defense Agency to develop modified ballistic re-entry vehicle and separation modules. The Defense Department said Tuesday Lockheed’s space systems business will also manufacture, store and monitor the delivered modules, as well as maintain software and hardware and transport …

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Bret Taylor, Alex Dayon Named to Salesforce Leadership Posts

Bret Taylor, formerly CEO and co-founder of collaboration platforms provider Quip, has joined Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) as president and chief product officer. Taylor will oversee Salesforce’s go-to-market strategy, product vision, development and design efforts in his new role, the company said Tuesday. He previously served as chief technology officer of …

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CTC-Operated Center to Manufacture Steam Generator for NuScale Reactor; Ed Sheehan Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 21, 2017 — Concurrent Technologies Corp. will build a prototype steam generator for a Fluor-backed (NYSE: FLR) company under an initial contract to produce a component of a proposed small modular reactor, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 13. NuScale Power said Nov. 8 the CTC-operated Center for Advanced Nuclear Manufacturing …

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SSL to Analyze Propulsion Module for NASA’s Deep Space Gateway; Richard White Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 21, 2017 — Space Systems Loral will conduct a study on a propulsion and control module for NASA‘s Deep Space Gateway project over four months as part of a contract from the space agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) business unit said Wednesday its concept …

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