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USAID Picks Engility for Disaster Response Support in Latin America, Caribbean

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 23,  2015 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) will provide disaster assistance to U.S. allied countries under a potential $35 million contract from the U.S. Agency for International Development. The work entails technical and administrative support for the agency’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance emergency relief programs in …

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Lockheed Marks F-16V Maiden Flight with Northrop AESA Radar

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 22,  2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) flew the F-16V for the first time integrated with the latest avionics configuration, including Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE: NOC) APG-83 AESA flight control radar. Lockheed said the maiden flight took place over Fort Worth, Texas, on Oct. 16. Other enhancements to …

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BAE, IDT Collaborate on Space-Grade Chip for Rapid Data Transfers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 22,  2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday on BAE Systems and Integrated Device Technology announcing the development of a new microchip designed to rapidly transfer large volumes of data sets during outer space missions. IDT said the offering makes use of its 240 Gbps CPS-1848 RapidIO switch embedded …

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General Dynamics Task Order to Support DHA Services Systems Program Executive Office

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 22,  2015 — The Defense Health Agency has awarded General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) a $23.2 million task order to provide production data processing, data validation operations and security for the Defense Health Services Systems Program Executive Office, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday the work …

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Serco Inc CIO Chris Sullivan Highlights Tech’s Role in Business, Increased Contractor Competition

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 22,  2015 — Chris Sullivan, chief information officer at Serco Inc., sat down with ExecutiveBiz to discuss the role of technology in the business strategy of Serco Group’s U.S. subsidiary. “It is not realistic or practical to go and invest resources in the latest technology if it …

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NVTC Honors HP’s Marilyn Crouther as Tech Executive of 2015

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 22,  2015 — The Northern Virginia Technology Council has bestowed Marilyn Crouther, senior vice president and general manager of the U.S. public sector at HP Enterprise Services,  the Tech Executive of the Year award for her contributions to helping advance the region’s technology community, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. NVTC …

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General Dynamics Christens First APT ‘Green’ Ship

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 21,  2015 — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) NASSCO took the wraps off the Lone Star State, the first of five eco-friendly tankers under contract to American Petroleum Tankers, with a christening event held Monday, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The 610-foot-long ship with 330, 000-barrel cargo capacity was designed to …

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NASA EPIC Earth Pictures Come Online

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 21,  2015 — NASA’s Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has come online to provide daily images of the Earth through a new agency-maintained website, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. NASA said the website’s search feature can look by date or continent into archives of pictures …

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New York Times: DoD Set to Award Air Force One Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 21,  2015 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) could soon be handed a formal contract to make the next Air Force One aircraft, with an initial budget of $102 million for 2016 and a possible delivery period of 2023, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The New York Times said the Defense …

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Furuno Brings Iridium Tech to Japan Customers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 21,  2015 — Furuno Electric plans to offer Iridium Communications’ (Nasdaq: IRDM) mobile satellite communications products and services to its customers in Japan and elsewhere as part of a collaboration agreement between the two companies, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Iridium said Monday it strives to bring Iridium NEXT capabilities to …

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