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Wittenberg Weiner Consulting Wins Potential $200M SOCOM Training Support Contract

Wittenberg Weiner Consulting has won a potential five-year, $200 million contract to help U.S. Special Operations Command implement joint collective training and exercises. USSOCOM received 10 proposals for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract via a competitive 8(a) set-aside acquisition process, the Defense Department said Thursday. Fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance funds worth $25 million will cover …

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Engility to Grant Additional Cyber Scholarships to Vets; Lynn Dugle Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 18, 2018 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) will expand its CyberWarrior Scholarship Program to include additional scholarships for U.S. military veterans, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday the latest round of awards will grant four transitioning service members cybersecurity certification training scholarships, including study materials, training …

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Lockheed to Support Army Training Systems, Live-Fire Ranges Under Potential $3B Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a potential seven-year, $3.53 billion contract to provide training tools and simulators to the U.S. Army. The company will also help the service branch operate and maintain instrumentation systems and live-fire ranges under the firm-fixed-contract, the Defense Department said Thursday. The Army Contracting Command received two bids via the …

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Cubic, Thales Partner to Pursue UK Deal on Joint Fires Training; Dave Buss Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 13, 2018 — A Cubic (NYSE: CUB) business unit has teamed with Thales in a joint bid for the U.K. government’s Joint Fires Synthetic Training effort for the delivery of joint fires systems for training operations, ExecutiveBiz reported. Cubic Global Defense said the partnership under the Training and Simulation Systems Program aims to …

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CAE Lands Navy FMS Deal for Seahawk Helicopter Crew Trainer

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 9, 2018 — CAE USA will produce an aircrew mission training system for the S-70B Seahawk helicopter fleet in Brazil under a foreign military sales contract from the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the contract covers the delivery of a tactical operational flight trainer …

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CAE Delivers Trainer for Italy’s General Atomics-Built Predator RPA; Gene Colabatistto Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 5, 2018 — CAE has delivered a Predator Mission Trainer to Italy’s air force in support of training programs for pilots of the country’s fleet of General Atomics-built Predator A remotely piloted aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported. The trainer for the Predator A has entered into service with the Italian air …

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Johns Hopkins APL Picks Gallant Technologies to Sell Canine Explosive-Detection Training Aid

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 21, 2018 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has granted Gallant Technologies a license to produce and sell a lab-developed explosive detection training tool for canine teams, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. APL said Monday the technology works to help handlers train canines to detect homemade peroxide explosives without the …

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Cubic Unit Lands Work for Analytical Support to EUCOM Training Programs; Dave Buss Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 20, 2018 — A Cubic (NYSE: CUB) business unit will provide analytical services in support of the U.S. European Command‘s joint training events with partners in Europe under a recent contract, ExecutiveBiz reported. The company said Cubic Global Defense will support the Joint Exercise Program and Title X exercises in efforts to …

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CAE’s Gene Colabatistto: Training & Simulation Industry Pushes for Aircraft Simulator Standardization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 9, 2018 — Gene Colabatistto, the group president for defense at CAE (NYSE: CAE), has said the training and simulation sector is moving to standardize interoperable aircraft networking simulators, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 27. Colabatistto said during the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference the industry seeks to offer networked …

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Microsoft, ERAU Launch STEM, IT Training Program for Transitioning Military

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 29, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has partnered with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University to offer training to military service members for potential civilian careers in information technology, science, technology, engineering and math, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The U.S. Marine Corps said Saturday the ERAU-Microsoft Software and Systems Academy …

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