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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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HIG Acquires WBB to Expand Govt Market Footprint; Robert Olsen, Jeff Zanarini Comment

Private equity investment firm H.I.G. Capital has bought Reston, Virginia-based program management and consulting services provider Whitney, Bradley and Brown for an undisclosed sum. WBB CEO Robert Olsen said in a statement published Tuesday the company aims to utilize H.I.G.’s resources in efforts to expand services for federal agency customers. WBB …

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Radiant Solutions to Combine Geospatial Services Brands; Tony Frazier Comments

Maxar Technologies’ (NYSE: MAXR) Radiant Solutions business unit has unveiled a new strategy that aims to converge its legacy businesses in an effort to deliver geospatial data and insights designed to transform intelligence and global mapping missions in support of commercial and national security clients. Tony Frazier, president of Radiant …

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General Atomics Eyes Satellite Portfolio Expansion Via Surrey-US Asset Purchase Deal

General Atomics has purchased the majority of Surrey Satellite Technology US’ assets for an undisclosed sum in a strategy to advance the development of small satellites and other payloads. General Atomics said Monday it will incorporate Surrey-US’ employees and assets into its electromagnetic systems business in support of growth objectives. …

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Tamara Jack Returns to LMI as SVP, Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary

Tamara Jack, who left LMI in late 2015 after she previously served as director and associate general counsel, has returned to the Virginia-based nonprofit government consulting firm as senior vice president, chief legal officer and corporate secretary. Jack will oversee LMI’s legal and corporate governance functions in her new position, the company said Tuesday. …

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Splunk’s Kevin Davis: Automated Data Mgmt Tools Can Help Agencies Address Compliance Challenges

Kevin Davis, vice president for public sector at Splunk (Nasdaq: SPLK), has said government agencies seeking to comply with cybersecurity policies and data protection regulations should deploy a platform that works to automate the collection and analysis of large volumes of data. Davis wrote that implementing an automated system for compliance monitoring could …

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