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Riverbed’s Davis Johnson: Agencies With Eye on Cloud Migration Should Advance Network Modernization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 9, 2018 — Davis Johnson, vice president of Riverbed Technology‘s U.S. public sector business, has said network modernization should be aligned with agency efforts to migrate to the cloud to help technology leaders set up policies across networks and determine effects on network performance, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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Lockheed Martin Tapped for US-Oman FMS Deal on F-16 Software Updates

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 9, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been named as the prime contractor on a potential $62 million foreign military sale of incremental software updates for Oman’s F-16 aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Friday the State Department cleared Oman’s request to …

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Northrop Grumman Lands Contract to Repair, Update Navy Navigation Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 9, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will provide repair and update services for the U.S. Navy‘s AN/WSN-7 inertial navigation system, AN/WSN-7A ring laser gyro-navigation system and AN/WSN-7B ring laser gyrocompass under a potential $30 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the award covers software, firmware and …

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BAE Systems Offers Cloud-Based Cyber Tool for Supply Chains

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 9, 2018 — BAE Systems has unveiled a new service that works to secure integrated supply chains against cyber threats and breaches using a cloud environment, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. IFSEC Global reported Friday the Supply Chain Assurance cybersecurity tool aims to mitigate security risks in the supplier network …

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CAE’s Gene Colabatistto: Training & Simulation Industry Pushes for Aircraft Simulator Standardization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 9, 2018 — Gene Colabatistto, the group president for defense at CAE (NYSE: CAE), has said the training and simulation sector is moving to standardize interoperable aircraft networking simulators, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 27. Colabatistto said during the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference the industry seeks to offer networked …

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Army Vet, Former MDA Chief Patrick O’Reilly Named L3 Corporate VP of Engineering

Patrick O’Reilly, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant general and former director of the Missile Defense Agency, has joined L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) as corporate vice president of engineering. He will report directly to Chief Technology Officer Paul DeLia and joins the New York City-based defense contractor after a distinguished military …

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Richard Edwards, Frank St. John Take New EVP Roles at Lockheed; Marillyn Hewson Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has appointed two executives to new executive vice president roles in a move that takes effect immediately. Richard “Rick” Edwards, formerly EVP of the company’s missiles and fire control business, has been selected by the board of directors to serve as EVP of Lockheed’s international business, Lockheed …

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Former Symantec Exec Greg Hughes Named Veritas CEO

Greg Hughes, former CEO of Serena Software, has been selected by the board of directors to succeed Bill Coleman as CEO of Veritas Technologies, effective immediately. Coleman will continue to serve on the company’s board and join investment firm The Carlyle Group (Nasdaq: CG) as operating executive, Veritas said Monday. …

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SSL’s In-Orbit Servicing Spacecraft Completes NASA Design Review; Richard White Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 8, 2018 — An SSL-built spacecraft developed for NASA‘s in-orbit satellite servicing effort has completed the space agency’s mission preliminary design review that would advance the program to the Key Decision Point C phase, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 21. The Maxar Technologies business unit said Dec. 20 it collaborated with NASA Goddard Space Flight …

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Cisco’s Diane Gongaware: ‘Proactive’ Cybersecurity Approach to Help Detect, Mitigate Threats Faster

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 8, 2018 — Diane Gongaware, vice president of U.S. public sector services at Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO), has said that a “proactive” approach to cybersecurity can help government agencies detect and respond to threats faster and mitigate the effects of cyber attacks, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 27. Gongaware …

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