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CACI’s Michael Basla: USAF Should Operationalize Cyber Airmen Across 5 Mission Areas

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 8, 2017 — Michael Basla, a senior vice president and U.S. Air Force client executive at CACI International (NYSE: CACI), has said the service branch’s cyber training should cover the mission areas of command and control; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; global strike; rapid global mobility; and air and space superiority, …

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Raytheon Unveils Scholarship Program for Women in Aviation; Dave Wajsgras Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 8, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has partnered with the Air Traffic Control Association to offer scholarships to female college students in aviation with the goal to address a gender gap in the field of air traffic control, GovCon Executive reported Oct. 19. ATCA said Oct. …

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SPA Certified for Compliance to ISO Quality Mgmt Standard; William Vantine Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 8, 2017 — Systems Planning and Analysis has secured International Organization for Standardization certification for the company’s quality control processes and efforts to address customer satisfaction and work efficiency, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 19. The company said it underwent an independent registration audit on its compliance to the ISO 9001:2015 standard for quality …

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DynCorp Gets Expanded Work for Mission Support at Army Nat’l Training Center

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 8, 2017 — DynCorp International will provide 21 additional personnel to perform mission support for the U.S. Army‘s 916th Support Brigade and Operations Group at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin under an expanded contract modification worth $2.5 million, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the Army …

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Orbital ATK Sets Nov. 11 Launch for 8th NASA Cargo Resupply Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 8, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has scheduled the liftoff of its eighth cargo resupply mission with NASA on Nov. 11 as part of efforts to continue the delivery of supplies and hardware to astronauts at the International Space Station, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The space agency …

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Former EPA CTO Greg Godbout Named TechFlow Chief Digital Officer

Greg Godbout, a former Environmental Protection Agency chief technology officer, has joined TechFlow as chief digital officer at the San Diego, California-based technology and professional services contractor. TechFlow said Wednesday Godbout will oversee the company’s efforts to assist government customers in digital transformation and information technology modernization programs. He helped EPA migrate to …

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Boeing Closes Aurora Flight Sciences Buy

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has wrapped up its purchase of Aurora Flight Sciences for an undisclosed amount to further the aerospace and defense contractor’s autonomous technology development efforts. Chicago-based Boeing said Wednesday Aurora will retain its business name and join the former’s engineering, test and technology group. Both companies first announced the deal in …

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Sweden Plans $1B Raytheon Missile Defense System Procurement

Sweden plans to begin formal negotiations with the U.S. government to procure a Raytheon-built (NYSE: RTN) missile defense system for an estimated $1.2 billion, Reuters reported Wednesday. The Swedish defense materiel administration on Tuesday received government approval to send a letter of request on the Patriot weapon procurement to the U.S. Patriot consists …

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Postal Service Taps Lockheed for $215M Package Sorting Tech Supply IDIQ

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential $215 million contract to provide automated package processing systems to the U.S. Postal Service. The company said Tuesday it will supply as many as 10 Enhanced Package Processing Systems to USPS under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to help the agency automatically separate mail pieces, reading materials, handwritten addresses, …

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3 Firms Get $130M in Army Software, Maintenance Support Contract Modifications

Carahsoft Technology, Four LLC and Immix Technology have received contract modifications worth a combined $130 million to continue to provide commercial off-the-shelf software products and maintenance services to the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Tuesday contractors are required to supply COTS software products that have obtained full certification through the Army’s …

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