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Shane Zabel: Raytheon Looks to Machine Learning for Military Sensor Product Modernization

Shane Zabel AI tech area director Raytheon Technologies

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 22, 2020 — Shane Zabel, director of the artificial intelligence technology area at Raytheon Technologies' (NYSE: RTX) intelligence and space business, said the company is exploring the potential of machine learning technology to modernize sensor products that support the military decision-making process, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 8.

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Zscaler’s Drew Schnabel: Agencies Should Ensure Cloud IT Security for Mobile Workforce

Drew Schnabel VP of Federal Zscaler

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 22, 2020 — Drew Schnabel, vice president of Zscaler's (Nasdaq: ZS) federal business, outlined three components of a "zero trust" architecture he believes civilian and defense agencies should implement to secure cloud-based information technology applications in a remote environment, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 8.

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ARFL, Space Force to Develop New Cybersecurity Architecture for Satellites

US Space Force

The Air Force Research Lab and the U.S. Space Force have initiated the development of new cybersecurity architecture for satellites, FedScoop reported Monday. The Space Force will work with Xage Security to create a zero trust-style security system that is “rooted in tamperproof blockchain technology” to protect space systems.

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Weekly Roundup: Northrop Grumman Receives $13.3B Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent ICBM Dev’t Contract; Pentagon Upholds JEDI Cloud Contract to Microsoft; Pratt and Whitney Secure Major USAF Contracts; Leidos Defense Group Adds Retired Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams; Antoine Harden Joins Google’s Cloud Segment

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards Pratt & Whitney Books $580M IDIQ for F-35 Aircraft Propulsion System Spares Raytheon Technologies‘ (NYSE: RTX) Pratt & Whitney subsidiary has secured a $579.8M contract to provide F135 propulsion system spare parts, engines and modules to the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, Air …

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Cubic App Server Certified for VMware Hypervisor Compatibility; Mike Barthlow Quoted

Mike Barthlow SVP Cubic

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 18, 2020 — Cubic (NYSE: CUB) secured certification for its M3X-APP server to run version 7.0 of VMware's (NYSE: VMW) vSphere ESXi hypervisor following completion of a compatibility test on the two products, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 1.

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KBR Secures Navy Base Infrastructure Modernization IDIQ; Byron Bright Quoted

Byron Bright President KBR Government Solutions

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 17, 2020 — KBR (NYSE: KBR) will help the U.S. Navy update infrastructure at Camp Lemonnier and Chabelley Airfield in Djibouti, Africa, under a five-year, $75M indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from Naval Facilities Engineering Command Europe Africa Central, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 31.

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Rick Wagner: Microsoft-Carahsoft Partnership Expands Azure Cloud Reach in Gov’t Sector

Rick Wagner Corporate VP Microsoft Federal

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 14, 2020 — Carahsoft has been authorized by Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) to help distribute the latter's Azure suite of cloud computing platforms via the former's government contracts and reseller partners, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 28.

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