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FAA OKs MTSI as Commercial Drone Operator

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 30, 2015 — Modern Technology Solutions Inc. (Nasdaq: MTSI) has been granted Federal Aviation Administration approval to operate its C-ASTRAL Bramor rTK commercial unmanned aerial system to fly up to 200 feet over land in U.S. civilian airspace, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. MTSI said Monday the drone is equipped with …

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DigitalGlobe Lends Data Tech to Small Islands Global Initiative Vs. Climate Change

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 30, 2015 — DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has announced the creation of Blue Guardians, a public-private partnership of data providers, conservation NGOs and development organizations committed to help small island developing states counter the effects of climate change, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The establishment of the international consortium is …

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Unisys’ Casey Coleman Points to Open Dialogue Role in Federal IT Procurement

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 30, 2015 — Casey Coleman of Unisys (NYSE: UIS) has indicated the need to further open dialogue between government and industry to help facilitate federal information technology procurements, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Coleman, former chief information officer for the General Services Administration and current group vice president of Unisys …

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Robin Lineberger, Casey Coleman Head PSC Study on CTO Role in Agency Innovation

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 30, 2015 — The Professional Services Council has launched a study to investigate the chief technology officer’s role in agency innovation, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. PSC said the study will be led Robin Lineberger, lead client service partner for Deloitte’s A&D practice,  and Casey Coleman, group vice president of Unisys …

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Andras Szakal, Dan Chenok Highlight FedRAMP Mobile Benefits

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 30, 2015 — Dan Chenok and Andras Szakal of IBM (NYSE: IBM) have highlighted security and continuous monitoring among the benefits of FedRAMP’s mobile offerings to agencies and the public, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Chenok, vice president and chief technology officer of IBM’s federal business, and Szakal, executive …

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Boeing Receives $1B ISS Engineering, Personnel Support Contract; John Elbon Comments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a five-year, $1.18 billion contract with NASA to evaluate the International Space Station’s ability to maintain operations through 2020. Boeing will perform engineering, resources and personnel support services for the station systems, and supply hardware and software, the company said Tuesday. NASA is working …

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Army Taps HDR Architecture for $100M NGA Campus Construction Support Contract

HDR Architecture has been awarded a potential seven-year, $100 million contract to design and build a new campus for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency as a replacement for NGA West’s 2nd street facility in St. Louis. The Army Corps of Engineers awarded the indefinite-delivery, firm-fixed-price contract with options through competitive process …

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Integrated Mission Support Services Lands $102M NASA Environmental, Medical Contract

Integrated Mission Support Services LLC has been awarded a nearly $102 million contract to provide environmental and medical services to NASA Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The company will perform clinical operations, aerospace medicine support, musculoskeletal rehabilitation, biomedical studies, environmental monitoring and public health services, NASA said Tuesday. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity …

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Kenneth Robinson Named Northrop ISR Operations VP; Linnie Haynesworth Comments

Kenneth Robinson, formerly director of national and military systems operations for Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE: NOC) intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance division, has been named ISR operations vice president. He will report to ISR VP and General Manager Linnie Haynesworth and be responsible for executing and coordinating internal operations and resources, Northrop …

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ULA to Provide FY 2016 EELV Services Under $882M Contract

United Launch Alliance will provide Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle services for the U.S. Air Force‘s Delta IV and Atlas V rockets in fiscal year 2016 under an $882.1 million contract modification. The Defense Department said Tuesday the Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) joint venture will provide mission integration, base and range …

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