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Raytheon Surveys Cyber Pulse Among Industries, Sectors

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 6, 2015 — A Raytheon-commissioned (NYSE: RTN) study has found differences in how industries and sectors view cybersecurity and how best to build their defenses against an attack, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Among industries, information security officers in finance and healthcare tended to be more cautious in …

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DoD Infuses $32M into Lockheed P-3 Fatigue Life Mgmt Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 6, 2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will provide $32 million worth of fatigue life management and engineering services to the U.S. Navy and other customers covering the P-3 Orion aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The work will occur in Marietta, Georgia, with an ordering period of …

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Terry Halvorsen Overviews Pentagon’s Tech Adoption Culture, Spending Environment to Potomac Officers Club

The Defense Department‘s cultural aspects of technology adoption and usage are the largest areas of the agency that require changes in order to take in commercial tools at greater numbers, DoD’s chief information officer told the Potomac Officers Club Tuesday. Modified policies are also part of DoD’s larger goal to look …

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HP, Fujitsu Secure $2B IT, Comms Contract from UK Defense

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 6, 2015 — The HP-led (NYSE: HPQ) Atlas Consortium will provide information technology support services worth $1.4 billion to the British defense ministry under a renegotiated Defence Information Infrastructure contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Ministry of Defense said Monday the contract is one of two it …

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Booz Allen’s Greg Wenzel Identifies Critical Pieces in Path to Digital C4ISR

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 6, 2015 — Booz Allen Hamilton’s (NYSE: BAH) Greg Wenzel has identified several key factors enterprises need to a “holistic” transition to a digital C4ISR ecosystem, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. “To derive this type of value for government and military organizations, a shift to simpler, modular and …

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Maximus Meets 3Q Wall Street Earnings Estimate, Beats Revenue Forecast

Maximus (NYSE: MMS) has reported fiscal year 2015 third quarter earnings of 64 cents per share, a figure in line with Wall Street’s consensus projection. That figure includes costs related to the the Reston, Va.-based public sector health and human services contractor acquisitions of Acentia and Remploy, both of which …

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Orbital ATK Tops 2Q Wall Street Estimates By 26 Cents, Beats Revenue By $50M

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has reported fiscal year 2015 second quarter earnings of $1.28 per share to beat the consensus Wall Street estimate by 26 cents. The Dulles, Va.-based rocket and launch vehicle manufacturer posted a $76.6 million profit for the quarter. Second quarter revenue was $1.13 billion and analysts’ projections by $50 million. …

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Mark Price Appointed as Deloitte Vice Chairman, US Public Sector and State Government Lead; Brian Kanter Comments

Mark Price, formerly Deloitte’s lead for state government and higher education strategy and operations practice, has been named vice chairman and U.S. public sector and state government lead of the company. Price will succeed 26-year Deloitte veteran Jessica Blume and be responsible for industry practices such as health and human services, …

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BAE Lands $248M Aircraft Systems Support Contract with USAF

The U.S. Air Force has awarded BAE Systems a potential six-year, $248.2 million contract to provide electronic countermeasures technology and automatic testing and support equipment for F-16, C-130 and B-1B planes. The Defense Department said Wednesday the sole-source contract also covers spares sustainment as well as aircraft systems repair and engineering services. …

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Re/code: EMC, VMware Mull Downstream Merger

EMC (NYSE: EMC) is examining the possibility of being acquired by VMware (NYSE: VMW), wherein EMC holds a majority stake, Re/code reported Wednesday. Arik Hesseldahl writes the idea of a downstream merger between the two companies came as EMC reviews strategic options and faces pressure from activist investor Elliott Management. …

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