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Accenture: Majority of Aerospace & Defense Companies Plan Blockchain Adoption by 2021

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 14, 2018 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has found in a study that 86 percent of aerospace and defense companies intend to apply blockchain technologies into their corporate systems over the next three years, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the “Launchpad to Relevance: Aerospace & …

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Microsoft Seeks to Develop New Defense Cloud Platform With Thales

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 14, 2018 —  Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Thales have established an alliance that aims to advance a new cloud platform intended to enable defense customers to store and secure classified and sensitive information within their information technology infrastructure while on the field, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The …

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Serco Receives Cogswell Award for Industrial Security Practices; Dave Dacquino Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 14, 2018 — The Defense Security Service has given Serco Group‘s North American subsidiary the 2018 James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Achievement Award in recognition of the firm’s security practices at its offices in Virginia and Colorado, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said June 7 Serco …

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Leidos Board Adds Former EY Partner Robert Kovarik as Member; Roger Krone Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 14, 2018 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has named Robert Kovarik, a former partner at Ernst & Young and a veteran of accounting firm Arthur Andersen, to its board of directors, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Kovarik, who is currently chairman of the investment and finance committee of the CareFirst board …

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AT&T’s Jill Singer: Federal CIOs Should Consider Network Virtualization to Modernize Systems, Boost Cybersecurity

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 14, 2018 — Jill Singer, vice president of national security at AT&T’s (NYSE: T) public sector business, has said network virtualization could help federal chief information officers modernize their IT system and bolster cybersecurity, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. CIOs should implement a software-based virtualized network to help …

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QED Systems Wins Potential $238M Navy LCS Maintenance Planning Support Contract

Q.E.D. Systems has landed a potential $237.6 million contract to help the U.S. Navy plan the maintenance and sustainment of the service branch’s Littoral Combat Ships in the West Coast and East Coast regions as well as outside the contiguous U.S. The company will also obtain long lead-time material needed to maintain and sustain …

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Jim Garrettson Presents Lynn Dugle With Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, president and chief executive officer of Executive Mosaic, a leading media and events hosting company in the government contracting market, on Wednesday presented Engility CEO and Chairman Lynn Dugle with her 2018 Wash100 award. The Wash100, now running on its fifth year, recognizes the most influential and impactful executives in the GovCon …

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Northrop Gets $866M USAF Radar Sustainment, Modification Contract; Joseph Ensor Comments

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a potential seven-year, $866 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to modify and sustain a network of ground-based radar systems used by the service to perform missile warning and space monitoring operations. The contract will cover work on several radars that support the …

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Jennifer Felix Wins ‘Private Company CFO of the Year’ Award; Mac Curtis Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 13, 2018 — Jennifer Felix, former chief financial officer at Vencore, a wholly owned subsidiary of Perspecta (NYSE: PRSP), has been named by the Northern Virginia Technology Council as “Private Company CFO of the Year” in recognition of her work in the region’s technology industry, ExecutiveBiz …

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Parsons Lands Gulf Coast Authority Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrade Project

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 13, 2018 — Parsons has been selected to update the pipelines at the Gulf Coast Authority’s wastewater treatment plant in Bayport, Texas, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday it will manage engineering and support operations for GCA’s BioSan pipeline, facilitate the design and construction of …

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