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White House Launches ‘American AI Initiative’ Through Executive Order

President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order to launch a new program that will direct federal resources toward the development of artificial intelligence in order to build up economic and national security and improve the quality of life of citizens. The American AI Initiative has five key principles …

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LMI Buys The Tauri Group in National Security Service Expansion Push; Tamara Jack Quoted

Tysons, Va.-based nonprofit government consulting services contractor LMI has acquired The Tauri Group for an undisclosed sum in a move to grow service offerings in the homeland security and defense markets. LMI said Tuesday it sought to purchase a company with experience in the areas of defense, preparedness, emerging technology and life …

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CenturyLink Announces Leadership Promotions Within Gov’t Business; David Young Quoted

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has made a series of leadership promotions within its strategic government business. Barbara Farnham, formerly senior director of federal programs, has been promoted to senior director and general manager for special programs at CenturyLink, the company said Wednesday. Farnham, who joined CenturyLink in 2001, will oversee sales …

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Rich Jacques Named Noblis Intelligence VP; Amr ElSawy Quoted

Rich Jacques, formerly director of intel capture at Belcan, has joined Noblis as vice president of intelligence. He will oversee the Reston, Va.-based science and technology services contractor’s national security, law enforcement and intelligence programs across 14 federal agencies and manage the Noblis ESI subsidiary, the nonprofit said Monday. Amr ElSawy, …

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NT Concepts’ Gavin Greene Previews AI/ML, Edge Computing Goals for 2019

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 19, 2018 — Gavin Greene, vice president of business development at NT Concepts, has said the company will work in 2019 to build on its capabilities in artificial intelligence and machine learning to support customer missions, particularly in the field of national security. Greene told ExecutiveBiz …

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Enlightenment Capital Launches National Security-Focused Company

Enlightenment Capital has formed a company with the goal to provide defense and intelligence technologies and support services for the U.S. government’s national security missions. Everwatch is headquartered in Ashburn, Va., and consolidates four entities acquired by Enlightenment, the investment group said Monday. “We are thrilled to join forces with Enlightenment, as …

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Harris, L3 to Merge in All-Stock Transaction; Christopher Kubasik, William Brown Quoted

L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) and Harris (NYSE: HRS) have agreed to merge in an all-stock deal that will establish the country’s sixth largest defense technology company serving government and industry clients across more than 100 countries. The combined company will operate as L3 Harris Technologies in Melbourne, Fla., upon the deal’s …

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Bradford Karony Named LMI National Security Ops Director; John Selman Quoted

Bradford Karony, a retired CIA officer, has joined LMI as director of national security operations. He will be responsible for the company’s line of service offerings such as intelligence training; testing and assessment of national security-specific equipment, process protection and machinery; and signals intelligence, human and imagery support, LMI said …

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CIA Vet Mark Kelton Appointed DynCorp National Security Solutions SVP; George Krivo Comments

Mark Kelton, a retired senior executive of the CIA, has joined DynCorp International as senior vice president of national security solutions at the McLean, Va.-based government services contractor. He brings 34 years of intelligence operations, international security, insider threat detection, counterintelligence and crisis management experience to his new position, DynCorp …

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Chris Bauer Joins Valiant as SVP, COO of National Security & Mission Support Division

Chris Bauer, a more than 25-year government contracting industry veteran, has joined Valiant Integrated Services as a senior vice president and chief operating officer of the firm’s national security and mission support division. Bauer will lead the delivery of knowledge-based services such as intelligence analysis and language services as well as …

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