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CACI’s Ken Asbury Outlines Shift From Services to Technology in Push to Support US Military

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 22, 2019 — CACI International (NYSE: CACI) is putting more focus on its technology and product offerings in a shift from staff augmentation services as it seeks to build on the U.S. military’s drive to gain advantage over near-peer competitors, ExecutiveBiz reported March 10. Ken Asbury, …

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McAleese and Associates: Lt. Gen. Eric Wesley, Ryan McCarthy on Army’s Multidomain Ops Concept

McAleese and Associates, a consulting firm, released a report on key takeaways from a discussion hosted by the Center for a New American Security with Army Undersecretary Ryan McCarthy and Lt. Gen. Eric Wesley of Army Futures Command on the service’s multidomain operations concept and modernization plans. Wesley discussed the …

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MEI Wins $340M Air Force Space Tech R&D Contract

Millennium Engineering and Integration has won a potential seven-year, $340M contract to help a U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory directorate develop space technology concepts. Arlington, Va.-based MEI will support AFRL’s space vehicles directorate in development, analysis, integration, experimentation, demonstration and evaluation efforts, the Department of Defense said Friday. Work will …

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ECS to Support NOAA National Ocean Service R&D Efforts; George Wilson Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 20, 2019 — ECS will manage a team of scientists, consultants and engineers who will conduct oceanographic research and development for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration as part of the company’s work under a potential $3B multi-award contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Feb. 13. The company said Feb. 12 …

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Peraton’s Reginald Brothers on DoD R&D Funding, Artificial Intelligence

Reginald Brothers, an executive vice president and chief technology officer of Peraton, said during a Government Matters interview aired Thursday that the pace of technology suggests that the Department of Defense needs more research-and-development funding in order to remain competitive. “The challenge now is how fast technology is changing. As such, …

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McAleese & Associates: Boeing’s Defense Business Reports 13% Rise in 2018 Sales

A new report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says Boeing’s (NYSE: GD) defense, space and security business posted $23.2B in 2018 sales, reflecting a 13 percent increase from the previous year. The BDS segment saw its 2018 backlog rise 30 percent to $57B driven by its “buy-in” strategy associated with …

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GE, Framatome, Westinghouse Secure $111M in DOE Fuel Dev’t Funds

General Electric (NYSE: GE), Westinghouse and Framatome have secured $111.2M in financial assistance awards from the Department of Energy to develop accident tolerant fuels. ATFs are designed to increase the heat tolerance of nuclear reactors and ensure the safety, security, reliability and economy of nuclear fuel activities, DOE said Thursday. GE will …

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Tony Moraco: SAIC Eyes New Federal Gov’t Markets, Business Expansion After Engility Buy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 29, 2018 — Tony Moraco, CEO of Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC), has said the company gained increased capacity to pursue new markets and larger-scale business opportunities in the public sector following its $2.5B acquisition of Engility, ExecutiveBiz reported Jan. 22. Moraco, a 2019 Wash100 …

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Potomac Officers Club Hosts 5th Annual Defense Research and Development Summit

On Tuesday, Jan. 15th, Govcon leaders from the public and private sector gathered for the Potomac Officers Club’s 5th Annual Defense Research and Development Summit. The event featured keynote addresses from five of the top leaders in the R&D field. Mary Miller, acting assistant secretary for research and engineering at …

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MTSI Creates AI R&D Lab in Huntsville, Ala.

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 16, 2018 — Modern Technology Solutions Inc. has unveiled a new research and development facility in Alabama that will house work on artificial intelligence-powered technologies that are geared to support the military, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. MTSI said Friday the laboratory based at its Huntsville office is aimed to …

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