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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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Blaine Worthington Promoted to Altamira SVP in Series of Exec Moves; Jonathan Moneymaker Quoted

Blaine Worthington, formerly vice president responsible for procurement and delivery lifecycle of contracts at Altamira Technologies, has been promoted to senior VP to oversee the execution and growth of the company’s defense portfolio. He will continue to serve as a member of the firm’s senior management team and perform growth …

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Raytheon to Create Mideast Cyber-Focused JV With Saudi Aramco; Dave Wajsgras Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 28, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has entered into an agreement with Saudi Aramco to establish a joint venture that will offer cybersecurity technologies and services to customers in Saudi Arabia and other Middle Eastern countries, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 17. The oil and gas company said …

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ManTech to Support Marine Corps R&D on New Tech Capabilities; Kevin Phillips Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 14, 2018 — ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) has received a potential $35M task order from the U.S. Marine Corps for research and development work focused on emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, cyber, electronic warfare and machine learning, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 29. The company said Nov. …

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