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Mary Ann Hopkins: Parsons Sponsors Golf Tourney for IVET

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 26, 2015 — Mary Ann Hopkins, Parsons group president, has announced the company’s sponsorship of a Golf Classic tournament in June, with full proceeds expected to reach $15, 000 to be donated to the Institute of Veterans Education and Training. “Parsons is pleased to host a …

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Microsoft’s Curt Kolcun: Agencies Less Wary of Cloud Migration

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 26, 2015 — Curt Kolcun, vice president for Microsoft’s (Nasdaq: MSFT) U.S. public sector business, indicated that government agencies are now less apprehensive of cloud computing technologies, thanks to wider adoption that has shown how they could be applied to each organization’s unique mission, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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General Atomics to Produce 8 More AF MQ-9 Reaper Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 22, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on the U.S. Air Force ordering eight more MQ-9 Reaper drones from General Atomics for $72 million. The Defense Department said Wednesday work on the contract modification will occur in Poway, California, through to Dec. 31, 2017. About Executive Mosaic: Founded in …

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Exelis Picks Leidos for Next Phase of DARPA Counter Radar Project

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 22, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) being selected to continue working with Exelis (NYSE: XLS) in the next phase of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Adaptive Radar Countermeasures program. Work under the new subcontract will include a demonstration of Leidos electronic warfare …

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Mac Curtis Hails Vencore’s Cogswell Award for Cleveland Security Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 22, 2015 — GovCon Executive reported Thursday on Vencore being named a recipient of the Cogswell Award from the Defense Security Service for its achievement in industrial security at its Cleveland facility. “This award is given to a select few who have a proven track record …

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Ed Sheehan: CTC Eyes Long-Term Partnership with Varley Group

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 22, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on Concurrent Technologies Corp. and Varley Group entering a strategic partnership to help expand their markets in engineering, aerospace and defense. “We look forward to developing a long-term relationship with Varley. At CTC and (its affiliate, Enterprise Ventures Corp.), we …

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Matt Desch: Iridium Offers Satphones for ITU Relief, Rebuilding Efforts

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 22, 2015 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) has donated 11 satellite phones to the International Telecommunications Union for use in first responder emergency communications and recovery missions during natural disasters, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. “The work ITU is doing in Nepal, as well as in other disaster-stricken areas, …

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Saft to Provide Specialty Batteries for Joint Light Tactical Vehicle

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 21, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday on Saft’s selection as the Li-ion battery provider for Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) Joint Light Tactical Vehicle program. Saft said Tuesday its selection for the production phase of the next-generation lightweight vehicles comes eight months after its completion of the production readiness …

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BAE Delivers Aircraft Protection System Prototype to U.S. Army

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 21, 2015 — BAE Systems Inc. has concluded 12 months of development work on the U.S. Army’s Common Infrared Countermeasure program under an $11 million contract to produce a prototype following two years of technology demonstrations, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. According to BAE, its engineers were able …

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SAIC Secures $17M Computer, Systems Support Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 21, 2015 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has secured a $17 million modification award from the U.S. Army to assist 11 allied countries in computer and systems support, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Work comes under the foreign military sales program and will occur in Afghanistan, Australia, …

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