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Joel Angeles Joins ECS as Network Engineering VP; George Wilson Quoted

Joel Angeles, former chief architect of the U.S. Navy‘s Public Safety Network, has been appointed vice president of network engineering at ECS. The more than two-decade network and systems engineering veteran will lead a team that works to help government and enterprise clients design, engineer and implement network infrastructure and security …

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Pentagon IDs Suspected Toxic Substance in Two Letters

The Defense Department on Tuesday announced that the Pentagon Force Protection Agency detected a substance that is suspected to be ricin in two envelopes received at DoD’s remote mail screening facility. DoD said in a tweet that it handed over the suspicious mail to FBI for further analysis. The Wall …

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ManTech Eyes RDT&E Work Under $28B DoD Information Analysis Center Vehicle; Kevin Phillips Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 2, 2018 — ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) will work to provide research, development, test and evaluation services to Defense Department customers through its position on the potential $28B Information Analysis Center Multiple Award Contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 21. The company said Sept. 20 it was selected by the Air …

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VMware’s Rob Sherry: IT Leaders, End Users Key to Manage Changes, Data Quality in EHR Modernization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 2, 2018 — Rob Sherry, senior director of federal healthcare at VMware (NYSE: VMW), has said information technology leaders working on electronic health record modernization should collaborate with end users to manage system changes and ensure the quality of data, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 20. FedScoop reported that …

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Boeing to Lead Team in MDA Ballistic Missile Defense System Engineering, Update Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 2, 2018 — A Boeing-led (NYSE: BA) industry group called “National Team-Engineering” is set to receive a contract from the Missile Defense Agency for support in the engineering and integration of the Ballistic Missile Defense System, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. MDA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Thursday the …

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ECS Federal Lands $79M ML, Computer Vision Engineering Contract From Army

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 2, 2018 — ECS Federal will provide computer vision engineering and machine learning services to the U.S. Army under a potential $78.8M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday fiscal 2018 budget for research, development, test and evaluation will fund the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, which covers work in …

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ManTech Lands $158M USAF Acquisition, Operations Security Support Contract

ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) has secured a $158.4M contract to provide specialized security support services to the U.S. Air Force. The company will help the service branch protect acquisition processes and the Space and Missile Systems Center’s operational units that have sensitive compartmented information as well as special access programs, USAF …

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SAP NS2’s Barry Leffew: AI, Machine Learning Could Help Agencies Outpace State-Backed Threat Actors

Barry Leffew, senior vice president and general manager of national security software at SAP National Security Services, has said agencies should leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning to counter cyber threats. Leffew wrote that the use of AI and machine learning could provide agencies an edge against state-sponsored threat actors …

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DOJ Clears UTC’s $30B Purchase of Rockwell Collins

The Justice Department has given antitrust approval to United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) to pursue its approximately $30B acquisition of Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL), Bloomberg reported Tuesday. UTC announced in September 2017 that it agreed to pay approximately $23B in cash and stock and assume $7B in net debt from the Cedar Rapids, …

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HII Ingalls Shipbuilding Secures $97M USCG Contract for 11th National Security Cutter Components

The U.S. Coast Guard on Friday awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE: HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division a $97M firm-fixed-price contract to procure materials for the 11th National Security Cutter. HII said Monday it will purchase long-lead items such as main propulsion systems, steel, generators, electrical switchboards and major castings for the Legend-class vessel …

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