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GovCon Leaders Discuss U.S. Border Challenges During Expert Panel at Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Border Protection Innovations and Technology Forum

On Thursday, March 28th, GovCon leaders from public and private sectors gathered at the 2941 Restaurant in Falls Church, Va. for the Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Border Protection Innovations and Technology Forum.   Following a thoughtful keynote address from John Sanders, chief operating officer of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, …

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Jerry Parker: CACI Pushes Open Architecture Software for Army Signal Processing

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 19, 2018 — Jerry Parker, a senior vice president at CACI International (NYSE: CACI), has said the company is exploring an open architecture system that will work to process multiple radio-frequency signals in line with a U.S. Army effort to develop such a technology, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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Northrop Presents Modular Open-Architecture Radar Built for Multiple Applications

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 24, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has unveiled a new open-architecture radar technology with multiple panels that work to enable it to integrate with various platforms to support different missions and perform multiple functions, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the Vanguard radar is designed …

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Raytheon’s Todd Probert: Multidomain C2 to Bolster Decision-Making in Future Combat

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 27, 2018 — Todd Probert, vice president for mission support and modernization at Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) intelligence, information and services business, has said a multidomain command-and-control system will be key to support military decision-making in the future combat environment, ExecutiveBiz reported July 13. Probert wrote in …

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Booz Allen EVP Greg Wenzel: Open Architecture, Integration Key to Support Warfighter Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 19, 2018 — Greg Wenzel, an executive vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), has said the company leverages open architecture in an effort to provide clients the vendors and technologies that most align with their mission requirements. He told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published …

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Northrop Taps Raytheon for $104M Air Force Global Hawk Ground Control Modernization Subcontract

Northrop Grumman  (NYSE: NOC) has awarded Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) a potential $104 million subcontract to update the ground controls of the U.S. Air Force’s RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aerial system. Raytheon will equip the mission control stations for the Northrop-built UAS with open architecture that will work to facilitate the addition …

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Booz Allen’s Greg Wenzel: Integrated C4ISR to Bring Cybersecurity, System Interoperability

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 26,  2015 — Greg Wenzel, an executive vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), believes that agencies should use open architecture to integrate C4ISR systems and support interoperability efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. “Today, we operate in a digital ecosystem in which warfighters… have the potential to …

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Heidi Shyu Describes Army’s Open Architecture Approach, Tech Acquisition Environment to Potomac Officers Club

Technology platforms with open architectures are a key aspect of the U.S. Army‘s large push to change how it brings new tools to soldiers in the battlefield, the service branch’s lead acquisition official told the Potomac Officers Club Wednesday. Heidi Shyu — assistant army secretary for acquisition,  logistics and technology — also …

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Jerry Powlen: Raytheon to Build P-8A Open Architecture for Navy

A Raytheon-led (NYSE: RTN) consortium has been awarded a $15.5 million contract to help the U.S. Navy design and develop an application-based architecture for the military service’s P-8A maritime surveillance aircraft. The company said Tuesday it will build the ABA to help the branch implement third-party Poseidon mission software apps and …

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William LaPlante: Air Force Nears RFP for Long-Range Bomber Program

William LaPlante, assistant secretary for acquisition at the Air Force, said Friday the branch will launch final solicitations for a new long-range bomber within the next few days, Defense News reported Friday. Aaron Mehta writes that LaPante added the Air Force is scheduled to begin the process of awarding the …

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