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Huntington Ingalls Industries Elects New Board Member

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 15, 2017 — Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ (NYSE: HII) board of directors has added former military intelligence officer Philip Bilden, who also helped establish private equity firm HarbourVest Partners, as a board member at the shipbuilding company, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. HII said Monday Bilden’s election to the board …

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CHSi Appoints New Director of Capture and Proposals

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 15, 2017 — Comprehensive Health Services Inc. has named Michael Fischer, formerly director of capture management at IAP Worldwide Services, as director of capture and proposals at CHSi, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday the retired U.S. Navy captain and surface warfare officer brings more than 25 years …

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Govt Cyber Vets Michael Taxay, Jeremy Haas Join LookingGlass Leadership Team

Michael Taxay and Jeremy Haas, respectively former FBI and CIA officials focused on cybersecurity, have joined the executive leadership team at LookingGlass Cyber Solutions. LookingGlass said Tuesday it named Taxay as chief risk officer and general counsel and appointed Haas as chief security officer. Taxay will be responsible for managing significant risks that may …

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Report: UAE to Buy $684M in Raytheon-Built Laser Guided Bombs

The United Arab Emirates will purchase laser guided bombs from Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) under a $684.4 million deal, Reuters reported Tuesday. The agreement announced at the Dubai Airshow Tuesday includes Raytheon-built GBU-10 and GBU-12 Paveway bomb kits. The deal came days after UAE awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a potential …

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BAE Unit to Modernize Navy Dock Landing Ship Under Potential $184M Contract

A business unit of BAE Systems has secured a potential $183.8 million contract from the U.S. Navy to execute fiscal 2018 modernization work on a Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship. The Defense Department said Tuesday BAE’s Norfolk Ship Repair business will help the service branch maintain, update and repair USS Tortuga systems …

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Red Hat Provides Hybrid Cloud Platform for USAF Migration Effort; Paul Smith Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 14, 2017 — Red Hat‘s (NYSE: RHT) hybrid cloud technology has been utilized by Radiance Technologies to fulfill work on a task order to migrate the U.S. Air Force to a cloud infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 7. Radiance has deployed a Red Hat Cloud Suite-based cloud service …

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Northrop Grumman Delivers 1st Operational Triton Drone to Navy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 14, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has rolled out and shipped the first operational unit of its MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system to the U.S. Navy in Point Mogu, California, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the UAS will support Navy maritime intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations, with …

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Accenture Grant to Help Expand Syracuse University’s Veteran Career Transition Initiative

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 14, 2017 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has partnered with Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families and awarded $2.5 million to fund a university program that seeks to provide learning and employment support to service members leaving the military, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The company …

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UMD’s New Bioengineering Facility Features Leidos-Sponsored Research Hub

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 14, 2017 — A Leidos-backed (NYSE: LDOS) laboratory at the University of Maryland – College Park’s new A. James Clark Hall bioengineering building will host collaborative research between students, venture firms, technology companies and federal agencies, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The university said Friday the Leidos Innovation Lab has …

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DynCorp Gets Recognition for Aviation Support to Army Field Maintenance Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 14, 2017 — DynCorp International is set to receive an award from the Army Aviation Association of America for its logistics work with U.S. Army aviation support teams as part of the Army Field Maintenance program, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The company said Friday it will receive AAAA’s 2017 …

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