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Navy Awards Raytheon Potential $302M Contract to Help Maintain Guided Missile Weapon System

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a potential five-year, $301.7 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide design agent and engineering support services for a weapon system used to defend against anti-ship missiles. The cost-plus-fixed-fee contract has a $64.4 million initial value and will reach its full cumulative value if …

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General Dynamics NASSCO to Update Navy’s USS Higgins Destroyer for $89M

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 20, 2018 — A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit will provide extended dry-docking restricted availability work for the U.S. Navy‘s USS Higgins guided missile destroyer under a potential $89.1 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday General Dynamics NASSCO will help update, maintain and repair the Arleigh Burke-class …

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Report: IBM, Lockheed, Other Companies to Advise New White House Council on US Workforce

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 20, 2018 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) are among the companies that have been named to an advisory board for a new council co-led by Labor Secretary Alex Acosta and Presidential Adviser Ivanka Trump that focuses on the U.S. workforce, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Bloomberg …

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Perspecta Participates in Open Source Summit as Conference Sponsor; Mac Curtis Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 20, 2018 — Perspecta (NYSE: PRSP) served as a sponsor of the 7th Annual Open Source Summit organized by the Open Source Electronic Health Record Alliance to discuss the use of open source software in industry and government, ExecutiveBiz reported July 13. OSEHRA said July 11 the three-day …

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Mitre to Use Open Source Tool for Cyber Evaluations on 8 Companies

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 20, 2018 — Mitre will deploy an open source tool to assess the cybersecurity capabilities of eight companies and subsequently release findings in October as part of an initiative by the nonprofit research organization, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Washington Business Journal reported Tuesday that Mitre will utilize …

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Raytheon’s Dave Wajsgras Joins Va. Officials to Talk Cybersecurity, Honor NCCDC Champions

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 20, 2018 — Dave Wajsgras, president of the intelligence, information and services business at Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), participated in a discussion with Virginia state officials earlier this month about cybersecurity and opportunities for training in the field, ExecutiveBiz reported July 13. The event, which was held …

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Boeing to Supply Army Block I Chinook Helicopters Under $181M Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured a potential $181.3 million contract to manufacture up to 156 CH-47F Chinook helicopters in Block I configuration for the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Thursday the service branch will determine work locations and funds with each order under the multiyear 2 aircraft production contract that runs …

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Paul Nedzbala: General Dynamics IT Business to Help Update NOAA Supercomputing System Under $553M Contract

Paul Nedzbala, senior vice president of the federal civilian division at General Dynamics Information Technology (NYSE: GD), has said GDIT will help the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration modernize supercomputing infrastructure through a potential 10-year, $553 million contract. Work covers the modernization, operation and maintenance of a high-performance computing system that supports NOAA’s research …

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Cubic Exhibits Training Systems at Farnborough Airshow; Dave Buss Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 19, 2018 — Cubic’s (NYSE: CUB) global defense division is showcasing its air combat and live, virtual and constructive training technologies at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow that runs through July 22 in the U.K., ExecutiveBiz reported July 12. The company said July 12 the systems it …

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Navy Launches Future USS Frank E. Petersen Jr. Destroyer Built by Ingalls Shipbuilding

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 19, 2018 — The U.S. Navy has launched the Huntington Ingalls Industries-built (NYSE: HII) Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer designated DDG 121 at the company’s shipyard in Mississippi, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Ingalls Shipbuilding hosted the launch and “translation” from dry dock to water of the future USS Frank E. …

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