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AWS Launches Online Software Marketplace for GovCloud (US) Region

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 15, 2017 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN) has unveiled an online marketplace for the AWS GovCloud (US) region that will work to facilitate the development of software products for government customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. AWS said Thursday independent software vendors can use the AWS Marketplace to customize, …

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Motorola Solutions Eyes 911 Software Portfolio Expansion Via Airbus DS Communications Purchase

Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) has agreed to buy Airbus’ communications business through the acquisition of the latter’s Plant Holdings subsidiary for an undisclosed sum in a push to expand 911 software offerings. Airbus DS Communications operates under Plant Holdings and provides command center software platforms that work to field emergency calls, Motorola …

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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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Boeing to Update F/A-18, EA-18G Ancillary Hardware, Software Under $86M Navy Award

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received an $86.3 million contract modification to perform ancillary hardware and software upgrades to the F/A-18 and EA-18G aircraft of the U.S. Navy and six international government customers. The modification includes foreign military sales to Australia, Canada, Finland, Kuwait, Malaysia and Switzerland, the Defense Department said Wednesday. DoD added the Naval Air Warfare Center …

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Engility Wins $170M NASA Software & Systems Assurance Services Recompete

Engility (NYSE: EGL) has recived a potential five-year, $170 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from NASA‘s Goddard Space Flight Center for systems and software assurance services. The company said Monday it will continue to help NASA procure, develop, implement and manage systems and software as well as provide software, safety and mission assurance, secure coding and cybersecurity services …

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Microsoft, Partner Develop Windows 10 Version Tailored for China

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 24, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has worked with China Electronics Technology Group to develop a version of the Windows 10 operating system specifically for the Chinese government, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Dow Jones Newswires reported Tuesday China will review the customized software before it can be included in a …

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ManTech Gets $152M Task Order for Army C4, Logistics Mgmt Platform Support

ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) has received a potential three-year, $152 million task order to provide global systems field and software support to the U.S. Army. The company said Thursday it will assist the Army Communications and Electronics Command’s software engineering center in efforts to provide post-deployment and post-production software services for warfighters’ …

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Defense News: NATO Eyes $3B IT, Command & Control Contract Spending Over 2 Years

NATO plans to spend $3.2 billion on contracts in support of requirements such as cybersecurity, information technology and command-and-control systems over the next two and a half years, Defense News reported Friday. Peter Scaruppe, acquisition director for NATO’s Communications and Information Agency, told the publication in an interview that the agency …

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CSRA to Transfer Workload to Microsoft’s Azure Gov’t Cloud Platform; John Dancy Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 8, 2017 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has signed a three-year enterprise agreement with Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) that will allow the former to migrate its workload to the latter’s Azure Government cloud platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Falls Church, Virginia-based information technology contractor said Monday the cloud migration will help …

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Leidos to Market Quorum Analytics Software Under Exclusive Reseller Agreement

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 11, 2017 —  Leidos‘ (NYSE: LDOS) digital solutions subsidiary will offer Quorum Analytics‘ legislative and dialogue tracking software to elected federal, state and local officials as part of an exclusive reseller agreement between the two companies, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The partnership looks to expand Leidos’ technology portfolio …

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