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Orbital ATK’s Darcy McGinn Joins AF Science Advisory Team; Mike Kahn Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 1,  2015 — The U.S. Secretary of Defense has appointed Darcy McGinn, chief technology officer of the defense electronic systems division of Orbital ATK’s (NYSE: OA) Defense Systems Group, as a member of the U.S. Air Force Scientific Advisory Board, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. SAB members from …

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FAA OKs MTSI as Commercial Drone Operator

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 30, 2015 — Modern Technology Solutions Inc. (Nasdaq: MTSI) has been granted Federal Aviation Administration approval to operate its C-ASTRAL Bramor rTK commercial unmanned aerial system to fly up to 200 feet over land in U.S. civilian airspace, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. MTSI said Monday the drone is equipped with …

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DigitalGlobe Lends Data Tech to Small Islands Global Initiative Vs. Climate Change

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 30, 2015 — DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has announced the creation of Blue Guardians, a public-private partnership of data providers, conservation NGOs and development organizations committed to help small island developing states counter the effects of climate change, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The establishment of the international consortium is …

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Unisys’ Casey Coleman Points to Open Dialogue Role in Federal IT Procurement

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 30, 2015 — Casey Coleman of Unisys (NYSE: UIS) has indicated the need to further open dialogue between government and industry to help facilitate federal information technology procurements, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Coleman, former chief information officer for the General Services Administration and current group vice president of Unisys …

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Robin Lineberger, Casey Coleman Head PSC Study on CTO Role in Agency Innovation

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 30, 2015 — The Professional Services Council has launched a study to investigate the chief technology officer’s role in agency innovation, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. PSC said the study will be led Robin Lineberger, lead client service partner for Deloitte’s A&D practice,  and Casey Coleman, group vice president of Unisys …

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Andras Szakal, Dan Chenok Highlight FedRAMP Mobile Benefits

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 30, 2015 — Dan Chenok and Andras Szakal of IBM (NYSE: IBM) have highlighted security and continuous monitoring among the benefits of FedRAMP’s mobile offerings to agencies and the public, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Chenok, vice president and chief technology officer of IBM’s federal business, and Szakal, executive …

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International SOS Enlists Leidos Support on DHA TRICARE Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 29, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) receiving a subcontract to provide TRICARE program support for International SOS. The award includes assistance on the beneficiary education and enrollment programs of the Defense Health Agency TRICARE Overseas Program and could extend six years for $50 …

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Air Force Orders Boeing B-52 CONECT Upgrade, Retrofit Kits

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 29, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Monday on Boeing (NYSE: BA) being selected to provide B-52 aircraft communications systems for the U.S. Air Force under a $46.7 million contract to modernize the fleet’s digital display, network servers and data links. The deal includes seven upgrade kits and 21 …

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Exelis to Assist in Navy EW Decoy Research, Testing

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 29, 2015 — Harris (NYSE: HRS) company Exelis will provide engineering and technical support to the Naval Research Laboratory’s tactical electronic warfare division under a $53.5 million contract through September 2018, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost only contract includes research …

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Angie Messer of Booz Allen Highlights Need to Build Infosec Talent

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 29, 2015 — Angie Messer, executive vice president for predictive analytics within Booz Allen Hamilton’s (NYSE: BAH) Strategic Innovation Group, has called for more programs that would widen opportunities for a career in information security, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. “The adaptive nature of cyber threats demands a talent …

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