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CACI Plans Machine Learning, Electronic Warfare Investments; Ken Asbury Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 13, 2017 — CACI International (NYSE: CACI) CEO Ken Asbury has said the company is exploring investments in the areas of machine learning and electronic warfare as it aims to build on its product portfolio for intelligence services, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 3. CRN reported Nov. 2 that …

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UK Gov’t Invests Over $100M in CAE-Operated Pilot Training Simulation Center

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 27, 2017 — A CAE-operated helicopter simulation facility in England has received an estimated $118.8 million investment from the U.K. defense ministry to advance training capabilities for the country’s future naval and air force pilots, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The U.K. government said Tuesday the funds will support training programs …

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In-Q-Tel Enters Investment Deal With Primer in Push for AI-Based Data Analysis

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 26, 2017 — In-Q-Tel has invested in artificial intelligence company Primer in efforts to deliver AI technologies that will work to support analysts in the government, financial and retail sectors, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. IQT said Tuesday the strategic investment agreement aims to utilize Primer’s machine learning systems for processing …

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Intel Capital Makes $60M Investment to Support 15 Tech Startups

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 24, 2017 — Intel‘s (Nasdaq: INTC) investment arm has placed more than $60 million in funds to support 15 startups as they work to develop cybersecurity, analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence and autonomous technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Thursday the startups from Canada, China, Israel, Japan …

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Boeing’s HorizonX Eyes Autonomous Tech for Ground, Aerial Vehicles Via New Investment

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 23, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has moved to explore new autonomous technologies for aerial and ground vehicles through its investment in Carnegie Mellon University spinoff Near Earth Autonomy, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The investment by Boeing’s HorizonX ventures arm seeks to advance the development of autonomous …

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Arlington Capital Buys Xebec in Intell, Nat’l Security Services Expansion Push

Arlington Capital Partners has purchased McLean, Virginia-based human intelligence platforms and services provider Xebec Global for an undisclosed sum in a push to expand offerings for clients in the intelligence community and national security sector. David Wodlinger, a partner at Arlington Capital, said in a statement released Monday the Washington-based …

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Salesforce Pledges $50M, Volunteer Hours & Free Software for K-12 Computer Science Education

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 28, 2017 — Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) has committed one million volunteer hours and $50 million in investment to support computer science education at public K-12 schools in the U.S. over five years, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday its philanthropic arm Salesforce.org will also provide free software subscriptions …

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BAE Plans Digital Shipyard in Pursuit of Australia’s SEA 5000 Future Frigate Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 27, 2017 — BAE Systems aims to establish a digital shipyard in Australia to support the construction of nine anti-submarine warfare ships for the country’s navy as part of the company’s bid for the SEA 5000 Future Frigate contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Thursday the potential facility in Adelaide will …

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Orbital ATK Invests in Expansion, Training for Production Facility in Ohio

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 21, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will invest $5 million as part of a plan to expand its aerospace and defense composite production facility in Beavercreek, Ohio, by approximately 40,000 square feet to accommodate work that will transition from Clearfield, Utah, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company …

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Intel Posts $1B Investment to Drive AI Innovation; Brian Krzanich Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 20, 2017 — Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) seeks to support startup companies and other partners in government, academia and local communities with an estimated $1 billion investment that is aimed to advance the development of artificial intelligence technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. “Our belief is that AI will …

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