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Inmarsat Provides Satcom Connectivity for General Atomics RPA Trans-Atlantic Flight Test

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 16, 2018 — An Inmarsat Government L-band satellite communications system has helped General Atomics’ aeronautical systems division control an MQ-9B SkyGuardian remotely piloted aircraft on its first flight across the Atlantic, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The SwiftBroadband system, which uses the I-4 satellite network to provide worldwide connectivity, was used in …

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Former CSRA EVP George Batsakis Named Accenture Defense & Intell Practice Head; Batsakis Interviewed

George Batsakis, formerly an executive vice president at CSRA, has been appointed head of the defense and intelligence practice at Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business. He will oversee the development and delivery of technology platforms to government clients that include the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs, Accenture announced last week. John …

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UTC Lands $140M in Contracts to Support Navy, National Guard Aircraft Propeller Upgrades

United Technologies Corp.‘s (NYSE: UTX) aerospace systems unit has secured contracts worth more than $140 million to help the update propeller systems in the U.S. Navy‘s C/KC-130T aircraft. The UTC Aerospace Systems business has also completed nine of 12 contracted propeller upgrades for the Air National Guard’s C-130H planes, the company said said Monday. NATO’s support …

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Battelle, MRIGlobal, SwRI to Provide CBRN Defense Lab Services Under Potential $28B DoD Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded three nonprofit organizations positions on the unrestricted full and open portion of a potential $28 billion contract vehicle for research and development support services to the Pentagon’s Defense Technical Information Center. Battelle, MRIGLobal and Southwest Research Institute will vie for task orders to provide chemical, …

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Reports: Lockheed, DoD Reach ‘Handshake’ Deal for Lot 11 F-35s

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the Defense Department have reached a “handshake agreement” for the company to produce 141 F-35 fighter aircraft for the U.S. and foreign partners, Defense News reported Sunday. Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment, said in a statement the joint program office and Lockheed are …

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Stephen O’Bryan Named L3 SVP, Global Business Dev’t Head

Stephen O’Bryan, a 30-year aerospace and defense veteran, has been appointed senior vice president and chief global business development officer at L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL). He will be responsible for coordinating the New York-based contractor’s business relationships with the Defense Department, Congress and international customers, the company said Friday. “Steve is a highly respected …

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Parsons Tapped to Provide Architect-Engineer Services to Army Corps of Engineers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 13, 2018 — Parsons’ government services unit has won a potential $24 million contract to provide architect-engineer services to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Contract work and locations will be determined upon each order in the firm-fixed-price deal, which will run through July …

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Microsoft to Launch Chat-Based Collaboration Hub for US Government Cloud Users

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 13, 2018 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has unveiled a chat-based workspace designed to support government cloud users as they communicate, collaborate, manage tools and access files, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. US Government Cloud Community clients will be able to use the Microsoft Teams workspace beginning July 17 …

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SAIC to Open Jobs in Richmond to Support Virginia IT Contract Award

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 13, 2018 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) is planning to add up to 75 new personnel at its James Center office in Richmond, Va., in support of a contract with the Virginia Information Technologies Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The hiring effort is in line …

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Peraton Adds Terrestrial Network PoPs in Push to Expand Global Connectivity Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 13, 2018 — Peraton is moving to expand its terrestrial core network with additional points of presence in the U.S., Europe, Middle East and Asia-Pacific regions in support of transportation, utilities and other critical infrastructure and government applications, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the update to its …

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