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McAleese & Associates: Will Roper on Hypersonics, Other USAF Tech Dev’t Programs

McAleese & Associates has released a report on a speech by Will Roper, assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, technology and logistics, at the Defense Program Conference held Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Roper said the service is accelerating work on hypersonics and noted about Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) …

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HII Completes Fulcrum Acquisition

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has finalized its acquisition of Centreville, Va.-based Fulcrum IT Services as part of efforts to broaden predictive threat analytics and situational awareness offerings. HII said Monday Fulcrum will run as part of its technical solutions division and will bring capabilities in cybersecurity, engineering, software development, …

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Huntington Ingalls to Buy Fulcrum in Gov’t IT Services Market Push; Andy Green Quoted

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has agreed to acquire Fulcrum IT Services for an undisclosed sum in a move to grow predictive threat analytics and situational awareness offerings for the government sector. The deal is expected to be completed in February and would add cybersecurity, software development, big data, special operations and engineering …

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Raytheon’s Todd Probert: Commercial-Style Software Dev’t to Drive DoD Weapons Acquisition

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 9, 2018 — Todd Probert, vice president of mission support and modernization at Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), has said commercial software development could be a key focus of the Department of Defense in 2019 as it works to accelerate weapons systems procurement, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. “Focusing on commercial-style …

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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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Air Force Taps Pivotal for $100M Software Experimentation Lab Support OTA

Pivotal Software (NYSE: PVTL) will support production efforts at the U.S. Air Force’s Kessel Run Experimentation Lab under a one-year, $100.1M other transaction agreement. The company will provide prototyping methods, software and services for the military branch’s enterprise architectures, the Department of Defense said Wednesday. Work under the OTA runs through Dec. …

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Pivotal’s Keith Salisbury: Accelerated Software Dev’t Key for US in Future Combat

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 10, 2018 — Keith Salisbury, vice president of Pivotal Software‘s (NYSE: PVTL) federal business, has said approaches that help accelerate the development of applications will work to help the U.S. build its military edge in future wars, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 9. He said in an interview posted …

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SAIC Creates Virtual Lab to Support IT Transformation Projects; Charles Onstott Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 20, 2018 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has unveiled a cloud-based virtual laboratory environment that it designed to help accelerate federal agencies’ efforts to develop software applications, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 23. The company said Oct. 23 the SAIC Innovation Factory will utilize its own technology and Red …

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Raytheon Updates Air Force AOC Weapon System Software via Agile Method; Todd Probert Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 1, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has implemented an agile development approach to update the baseline software of the Air and Space Operations Center Weapon System used by the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 19. FlightGlobal reported Sept. 19 that the agile method has worked …

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KeyW Lands $100M Government Software Development Contract; John Sutton Quoted

KeyW (Nasdaq: KEYW) has secured a potential five-year contract with a $100M initial value to help an unnamed government customer develop software platforms. The company said Tuesday it will build tools for integration into classified systems that support the client’s national security missions. “This project is a great example of a solid …

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