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Red Hat Earns Common Criteria OSPP 3.9 Certification; Paul Smith Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 22, 2017 — Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) has secured a new certification under the Common Criteria standards for its Enterprise Linux 7.1 operating system through Germany’s federal information security office, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 14. The company said Dec. 13 the certification under General-Purpose Operating System Protection Profile 3.9 serves to verify …

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IBM Named Top ‘Military Friendly’ Employer as Sam Gordy Notes Increased Vet Hiring, Training Efforts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 8, 2017 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has been named by Victory Media as the 2018 Military Friendly Employer of the Year in recognition of the company’s military veteran hiring and training efforts, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. The company said Monday it aims to add 2,000 more veterans …

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Siemens to Help Reduce Energy Consumption at Army Facility; Barbara Humpton Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 6, 2017 — Siemens will help update the U.S. Army‘s Joint Systems Manufacturing Center in a push to reduce its energy consumption under a potential $37 million contract modification from the Army Corps of Engineers, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it will work to advance energy efficiency and …

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Latest Iridium NEXT Satellite Launch Set for Dec. 22; Matt Desch Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 4, 2017 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) anticipates the Dec. 22 launch of the next batch of Iridium NEXT satellites aboard a Falcon 9 rocket after SpaceX signaled the start of payload processing, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The fourth batch of 10 satellites will launch from Vandenberg Air …

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Engility to Support Navy ATC System Maintenance, Updates; Lynn Dugle Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 4, 2017 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) will help update and maintain the U.S. Navy‘s air traffic control systems under a $20 million task order from the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday the task order covers maintenance of the AN/SPN-43 radar and …

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Carey Smith: Parsons’ Williams Electric Acquisition to Boost Control Systems Portfolio

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 4, 2017 — Carey Smith, federal group president at Parsons, said the company sees new opportunities in the control systems sector following its acquisition of control systems integration firm Williams Electric, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Smith, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2017, told the Pasadena Star-News in …

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Rick Ambrose: Lockheed Pursues Investments to Advance Manufacturing Process Amid ‘NewSpace’ Challenge

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 28, 2017 — Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of the space systems segment at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has noted the company’s multi-year investments in production techniques as it works to position itself against “NewSpace” startups, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Ambrose, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash 100 for …

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Iridium CEO Matt Desch Named to NVTC Board of Directors

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 15, 2017 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) CEO Matt Desch, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2017, has joined the board of directors of the Northern Virginia Technology Council, GovCon Executive reported Nov. 8. The council said Nov. 7 Desch joins three other newly appointed board …

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Red Hat Provides Hybrid Cloud Platform for USAF Migration Effort; Paul Smith Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 14, 2017 — Red Hat‘s (NYSE: RHT) hybrid cloud technology has been utilized by Radiance Technologies to fulfill work on a task order to migrate the U.S. Air Force to a cloud infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 7. Radiance has deployed a Red Hat Cloud Suite-based cloud service …

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UMD’s New Bioengineering Facility Features Leidos-Sponsored Research Hub

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 14, 2017 — A Leidos-backed (NYSE: LDOS) laboratory at the University of Maryland – College Park’s new A. James Clark Hall bioengineering building will host collaborative research between students, venture firms, technology companies and federal agencies, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The university said Friday the Leidos Innovation Lab has …

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