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NASA, Boeing Vet Jon Arena Joins HII Newport News Shipbuilding as VP, Chief Counsel

Jon Arena, former senior counsel of Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) global services segment, has joined Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) as vice president and chief counsel of its Newport News Shipbuilding division. He succeeds Jim Gildea and will advise the division’s senior management on legal matters in his new position, HII said Friday. Kellye Walker, …

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ULA Launches Orbital ATK-Built Satellites for Air Force Mission; Chris Long Comments

An experimental satellite that Orbital ATK built for the U.S. Air Force took off Saturday aboard United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Orbital ATK said Sunday the ESPA Augmented Geostationary Laboratory Experiment satellite that launched as part of the Air Force Space …

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General Dynamics to Help Expand US Military Intell Data Sharing Infrastructure Under $144M Contract

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) mission systems business has received a potential six-year, $144 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force expand, operate and maintain the network environment infrastructure of a military information system. The Defense Department said Friday GDMS will support the global U.S. Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation System Extended program under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. …

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University of Virginia Lands Top Spot in Raytheon-Backed Cyber Contest; John DeSimone Comments

The University of Virginia has emerged as the winner of the Raytheon-sponsored (NYSE: RTN) 2018 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition for its efforts to safeguard a fictional biotech company’s network from persistent cyber threats. Teams from top 10 universities took part in the three-day NCCDC championship that started Friday, April …

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Capgemini to Help Texas Agency Expand Emerging Technology Adoption

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 13, 2018 — The Texas Department of Information Resources has awarded Capgemini a four-year, $79 million contract to help the department expand the adoption of emerging technologies across its government and academic markets, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it will enhance its Multi-Sourcing Services …

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Polaris Alpha to Expand in Colorado, Create 450 Jobs by 2026

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 13, 2018 — Polaris Alpha will move to expand its offices in Colorado in an effort that is seen to potentially create 450 new jobs in the state over the next eight years, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the initial phase of the plan will …

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Lockheed CEO Marillyn Hewson Earns Edison Award for Industry Contributions

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 13, 2018 — Marillyn Hewson, chairman, president and CEO of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has received the 2018 Edison Achievement Award for her contributions to the technology field through her professional career, achievements and leadership, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. Lockheed said Thursday the Edison Awards Steering …

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Boeing Ventures Arm Invests in UK-Based Hypersonic Propulsion Tech Developer

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 13, 2018 — Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) HorizonX Ventures division has invested in Reaction Engines in an effort to help the latter develop a hypersonic propulsion technology aimed at enhancing the next generation of hypersonic flight and space access vehicles, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. HorizonX Ventures participated in the Series …

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Hughes’ Tony Bardo: Mixed Connectivity Approach Critical for Govt. Communications

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 13, 2018 — Tony Bardo, assistant vice president of Hughes Network Systems‘ government solutions business, has said communication service providers should offer multiple connectivity options to public sector customers in order to address critical situations, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Via Satellite reported Wednesday that Bardo favored a mixed …

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Air Force selects 5 contractors for $950M cyber tech R&D IDIQ

Five small businesses have won positions on a potential five-year, $950 million contract vehicle to research and develop cyber technology platforms for the U.S. Air Force. The Air Force Research Laboratory received 22 offers for the Agile Cyber Technology 2 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract via a competitive acquisition process, the Defense Department said Thursday. …

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