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Unisys Lands $144M NOAA Cloud Transition Services BPA

Unisys (NYSE: UIS) booked a potential five-year, $144M contract during the third quarter to help the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration migrate agency operations to a cloud computing environment. "We look forward to assisting NOAA as it moves forward to modernize its IT operations in support of its crucial mission in support of climate science, the environment and the overall U.S. economy," said Gary Wang, vice president of cloud, infrastructure and security services at Unisys' federal business.

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Northrop Completes JPSS-2 Microwave Instrument Assembly; Bob Mehltretter Quoted

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has assembled a microwave instrument for the second Joint Polar Satellite System being built to support weather forecasting and climate monitoring efforts at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The company began testing JPSS-2's Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder to determine whether the technology can withstand environmental conditions during liftoff and in space, NASA said Thursday.

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Accenture’s Federal Subsidiary Adds Former NOAA Chief Kathryn Sullivan to Board of Managers

Kathryn Sullivan, a retired NASA astronaut and former head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, has joined the board of managers at Accenture's (NYSE: ACN) federal arm. “We welcome her experience and insight as we continue to evolve our company and help our clients stay ahead of their changing mission needs," said John Goodman, chief executive of AFS and a 2019 Wash100 winner.

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Harris Gets $284M NOAA Contract Extension to Update Weather Satellite Ground System

Harris (NYSE: HRS) received a three-year, $284M contract extension from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to continue updating the ground computing infrastructure used to manage geostationary weather satellites. The award covers the modernization of information technology systems for the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R series and increases the total contract …

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White House Provides Info on Federal AI Projects via New Website

The White House on Tuesday introduced a new website that offers information on the federal government’s artificial intelligence programs and related resources, Nextgov reported Tuesday. The website includes policy initiatives, federal accomplishments and documents, fact sheets and other resources related to AI. “It’s a real hub for all the AI …

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ECS to Support NOAA National Ocean Service R&D Efforts; George Wilson Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 20, 2019 — ECS will manage a team of scientists, consultants and engineers who will conduct oceanographic research and development for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration as part of the company’s work under a potential $3B multi-award contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Feb. 13. The company said Feb. 12 …

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Tony Moraco: Engility Buy Doubles SAIC’s Business in Intelligence, Space Sectors

Tony Moraco, CEO of Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC), told Breaking Defense in an interview published Wednesday that the merger with Engility allowed SAIC to double its intelligence business. He said the transaction enabled SAIC to broaden its reach to a wider range of agencies within the intelligence community, …

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General Atomics to Host French Payload on Orbital Test Bed Satellite Under USAF Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 8, 2018 — General Atomics will integrate a France-supplied sensor-based data collection payload with a 242.5-pound Orbital Test Bed satellite that it will launch for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration under a U.S. Air Force order, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the Air Force’s Space and Missile …

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NOAA Vet Philip Kenul Appointed ECS Science, Engineering Consultant; George Wilson Quoted

Philip Kenul, a former director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s homeland security office and head of the NOAA Aircraft Operations Center, has been named a consultant of ECS‘ science and engineering division. The retired NOAA Corps rear admiral will provide research, strategic development and consulting support in his new position, the company said …

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