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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Army Budget, Modernization, John Hillen and more

Weekly Roundup August 07 – August 11 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson At the tail-end of May the Department of Defense released its FY 2018 budget request, while the Comptroller of the Department of Defense published the Defense Budget Overview, …

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Australia Picks Boeing for $443M E-7A Early Warning Aircraft Modernization Program

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been selected to support a $442.9 million effort to upgrade the Australian air force’s fleet of E-7A Wedgetail airborne early warning and control aircraft. The service branch said Wednesday Boeing will equip E-7As with new combat identification sensors, tactical data links and communication and encryption systems under the modernization project. Australian …

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Unisys: Construction Starts on Customer Service Center for Philippines’ Statistics Agency

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 1, 2017 — Unisys (NYSE: UIS) announced the start of construction work on a future customer service facility to support its project to help the Philippines’ statistics agency update its civil registry system, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday it also expanded its Philippines-based team by more than 1,000 …

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Cameron Chehreh: Govt Legacy Software Structure Poses Biggest Challenge to IT Modernization Efforts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 22, 2016 — Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer at Dell‘s federal business, has stated that the structure of legacy software for off-the-shelf government products poses the biggest challenge to the information technology modernization efforts of the government, Executive Gov reported Wednesday. Chereh said that virtualization technology, software-defined networking,  virtualized …

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State Dept OKs Potential $300M Beechcraft Trainer Aircraft Sale to Argentina

The State Department has approved Argentina’s request to procure 24 Beechcraft-built trainer aircraft as well as related training and support from the U.S. government under a potential $300 million foreign military sales agreement. Argentina asked to acquire 24 T-6C+ Texan trainer aircraft along with initial spare parts and U.S. Air Force Materiel Command services …

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CGI Offers ‘Records Management as a Service’ Platform for Gov’t Agencies

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 12, 2016 — CGI (NYSE: GIB) has launched a records management tool for government agencies to support their efforts to comply with the White House’s directive on electronic records management modernization, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the Records Management as a Service offering combines capabilities from Microsoft‘s (Nasdaq: MSFT) Azure Government …

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General Atomics Exec Covers 4 Principles for Advanced Nuclear Reactor With Senate Panel

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 25, 2016 — A General Atomics scientist has testified before a subpanel of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee in support of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission‘s modernization efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday Christina Back, its vice president for nuclear technologies and materials, also discussed the principles that form …

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Harris to Provide $66M Worth of Falcon III Radios to Mideast Client

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 23, 2015 — Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) will provide Falcon III wideband tactical radios and accessories to a Middle Eastern customer under orders worth $66 million, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the tactical radio orders are part of the customer’s steps for the modernization of its …

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ManTech to Support Updates to Army ISR Systems Under $34M Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 16, 2015 — ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) will support the modernization of the U.S. Army‘s intelligence component under a potential two-year, $34 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday the contract covers software engineering, information assurance and technical assistance to intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems. …

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Lockheed Martin to Update Navy’s Ship-Based Aegis Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 18,  2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will provide engineering support for the U.S. Navy‘s ship-based Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense system under a potential $36.7 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday Lockheed will also support the modernization of the Aegis system onboard the …

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