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CA Launches Open Source Software Dev’t Contest to Support Gov’t Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 17, 2017 — CA Technologies (Nasdaq: CA) has launched a software development competition that seeks new open source technologies that will work to build on citizen experience with government agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the CA Smart Government Challenge will provide an opportunity for U.S.-based developers …

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Matt Donovan: USAF to Spend $2B Bomber Fund Request on Software Devt, Recruitment

Matt Donovan, Air Force undersecretary, has said the service’s $2 billion funding request for the B-21 bomber aircraft program for fiscal year 2018 would be spent on software development and staffing efforts at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), Bloomberg Technology reported Wednesday. The military branch will also allocate part of the …

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HighPoint Global Eyes Citizen Experience Services Expansion Via Primescape Buy; Cal Shintani Comments

HighPoint Global has acquired Herndon, Virginia-based information technology platforms and services contractor Primescape Solutions for an undisclosed sum in an effort to advance the delivery of citizen experience services to government agencies. The combined company is projected to record approximately $140 million in annual revenue and will provide CX support …

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Jacobs to Continue Aircraft Navigation Software Dev’t for Air Force; Darren Kraabel Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 9, 2017 — Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) will continue its work to build a communications, navigation, surveillance and air traffic management software for the U.S. Air Force under a potential $34.6 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 28. The company said Sept. 28 the CNS/ATM software development contract seeks …

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CACI Lands Task Order for Air Force Cyber Software Support; Ken Asbury Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 31, 2017 — CACI International (NYSE: CACI) will provide software development services in support of the U.S. Air Force‘s 90th Cyberspace Operations Squadron under a $51 million task order awarded through the Network-Centric Solutions – 2 vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday the award covers support …

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Serco Receives ESA Contract for Specialist Scientific & Engineering Personnel

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 3, 2017 — Serco will provide personnel and specialist scientific and engineering services in support of eight directorates within the European Space Agency under a potential $78.1 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the contract calls for skilled experts in the fields of engineering, electromagnetics, optics, …

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Leidos to Modernize Army Fires C2 System Under Potential $102M Contract

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has won a potential five-year, $102 million contract to perform systems engineering, software development and integration on a fire support command-and-control system for the U.S. Army. The company said Tuesday it will update the Army’s Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System to help optimize the platform’s functionality, simplify user training …

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Harris to Build Data Search, Retrieval Platform for NGA Under Potential $500M IDIQ

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has awarded Harris (NYSE: HRS) a potential five-year, $500 million contract to develop a software platform for NGA’s data search and retrieval activities. The company said Tuesday it will develop the software to help NGA analysts and customers process content from multiple intelligence systems that support national security and military efforts. …

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Red Hat’s Jim Tyrell: Java’s Popularity Continues in Federal IT

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 30, 2017 — Jim Tyrell, a principal JBoss solutions architect for the public sector business of Red Hat (NYSE: RHT), has noted that many government agencies have adopted or continue to use the Java programming language in efforts to drive flexibility, speed and efficiency, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Tyrell wrote …

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Raytheon Reaches Milestone in GPS OCX Program With DevOps Approach; Dave Wajsgras Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 9, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has reached a milestone for systems engineering work on the final software iteration of the U.S. Air Force‘s GPS Next-Generation Operational Control System, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it followed a DevOps approach that utilizes commercial cloud technologies as …

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