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Avaya Contact Center Tech to Support ‘NORAD Tracks Santa’ Program; Jerry Dotson Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 15, 2017 — Avaya will support the North American Aerospace Defense Command‘s annual program to track “Santa Claus” during Christmas with a contact center platform that will work to accommodate calls from the public, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the Avaya Customer Engagement technology will help volunteers on …

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CenturyLink to Provide Comms Services, Equipment to Peterson AFB

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 6, 2017 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) will supply circuits and associated communications services and equipment to Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado under a potential $1.5 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the contract covers the delivery of Ethernet circuits and private-line services as well as support …

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Weekly Roundup January 16 – January 20 2017: Trump Transition Is Here, New Wash100 Next Week & more

Weekly Roundup January 16 – January 20 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson All eyes were on Washington today as Donald Trump took the oath of office on Capitol Hill to become the 45th President of the United States and officially …

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Retired Navy Adm. James Winnefeld Joins Raytheon Board; Thomas Kennedy Comments

James Winnefeld Jr., a retired U.S. Navy admiral and former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has been elected to Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) board of directors. The 37-year Navy veteran previously led the North American Aerospace Defense Command and the U.S. Northern Command, Raytheon said Wednesday. “Sandy brings significant expertise …

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Avaya Contact Center Tech to Power NORAD Tracks Santa Hotline; Jerry Dotson Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 22, 2016 — Volunteers for the North American Aerospace Defense Command’s Santa hotline will utilize Avaya‘s contact center platform to answer children’s calls from around the world, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The company said Dec. 15 its Avaya Customer Engagement system will work to power the 23-hour NORAD Tracks Santa hotline …

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Weekly Roundup September 26 – September 30 2016: Another Shutdown Averted as FY 2017 Starts & more

September 26 – September 30 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The 2016 federal fiscal year ends today and so has — for now — fears over another government shutdown as President Barack Obama signed a bill late Thursday to extend funding …

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Serco’s North American Arm Lands Potential $115M Canada Forces Base Contract; Dan Allen Comments

Serco Group‘s North American subsidiary will continue its site support services at a military base in Good Bay, Canada under a potential four-year, $115 million contract from the country’s public services and procurement agency. Serco Inc. said Monday it will extend its non-military operations and maintenance functions at the base that include warehouse operations, snow and ice …

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NORAD, USNORTHCOM Leads Field Test on Multiple Inmarsat, L-3 Satellite Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 13, 2016 — The North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command led field tests in Alaska on multiple satellite systems from Inmarsat and L-3 Communication‘s (NYSE: LLL) global communications solutions business unit, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Inmarsat said Monday its GX satellite communication network and L-3 …

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General Dynamics Receives $80M AF Air Defense Comms Contract; Edward Hudson Comments

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has received a five-year, $80 million contract to maintain the U.S. Air Force’s air defense communications program. General Dynamics Information Technology will work to manage and provide logistics support for the North American Aerospace Defense Command and Pacific Air Forces Air Defense’s communications systems, the company …

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Raytheon Eyes New Recruits, Partnerships for NORAD Work in Colorado

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 8, 2015 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) said it is accelerating growth in Colorado Springs to support the company’s multiyear, $700 million contract award to provide operations, maintenance and sustainment work for the U.S. Air Force’s Cheyenne Mountain Complex. Company officials said Sept. 2 the flurry of activity includes the …

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