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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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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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Air Force Taps S4 for $99M Northcom, NORAD IT Systems Mgmt IDIQ

S4 Inc. has won a $99 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide information technology systems management support to the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command. The Defense Department said Friday that S4 will handle classified and unclassified data, voice and video networks of Northcom and NORAD under the …

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Reports: Canada Eyes Interim Purchase of 18 Boeing-Built Super Hornets

Canada plans to buy 18 Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircraft from the U.S. government on a temporary basis for an undisclosed amount in an effort to support the country’s existing fleet of CF-18 fighter jets, National Post reported Tuesday. David Pugliese writes Canada’s liberal government announced the plan as it works to …

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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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ITT to Support Radar Systems Program for Counter Drug, Terrorism Missions

The U.S. Air Force has awarded ITT Systems (NYSE: ITT) a $32, 196, 975 firm-fixed-price contract modification to provide resources for the tethered aerostat radar systems program. ITT resources will support counter drug and narco-terrorism efforts. The company will also support North American Aerospace Defense Command air sovereignty missions. Air Combat …

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