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Mike Twyman: Cubic to Integrate Common Data Link, FMV, Networking Hardware for SPAWAR Contract

Cubic‘s mission solutions business will supply man-portable Common Data Link systems to the U.S. Navy under an estimated $20 million contract in support of the Carrier and Air Integration Program Office’s Tactical Mobile program. The company said Wednesday the award from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command covers development, tests, documentation and delivery of PCDL …

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SSL-Managed MDA Division Gets NASA Recognition for ISS Robotic Servicing Support; Rich White Comments

A Space Systems Loral-managed division of MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates has received recognition from NASA for its support on a January robotic servicing mission at the International Space Station. SSL said Wednesday the Johnson Space Center acknowledged the support of MDA US Systems in planning and validating the maneuvers to update the ISS power system using the Special Purpose Dextrous …

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Mitre Named General Steward of Global Initiative for Fiscal Transparency

Mitre has entered into an agreement with The Global Initiative for Fiscal Transparency to serve as a general steward in the development of the nonprofit network’s guiding principles, global agenda and work streams. The company said Thursday it will also supply strategic advice, establish working groups and provide expertise and financial …

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Mitre, University of Virginia Offer Systems Engineering Fellowship to Fed Employees

Mitre has partnered with University of Virginia’s School of Engineering and Applied Science to offer a fellowship opportunity to military and federal civilian employees in the field of systems engineering. The nonprofit company said Wednesday the 12-month Systems Engineering Fellowship for Federal Employees program seeks to provide future government technology leaders access to hands-on research and …

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Magellan Health Exec Karen Amstutz Named Committee Member in NQF Medicaid Innovator Accelerator Program

Karen Amstutz, chief medical officer of Magellan Health, has joined the coordinating committee of the nonprofit National Quality Forum’s Medicaid Innovator Accelerator Program. The company said Wednesday Amstutz will work with other committee members to establish measures that drive reforms in state Medicaid programs’ payment and delivery systems to address quality and cost …

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Orbital ATK to Integrate Multiple Instruments for Space Test Program Mission; Chris Long Comments

Orbital ATK has secured a contract from the U.S. Air Force‘s Space and Missiles Systems Center to provide integration, test and support services for the primary payload of the Space Test Program – 3 mission. The company said Monday it will fit the STPSat-6 payload onto a modified satellite bus and support launch and on-orbit check-out operations to …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Lands NASA Glenn Award for Work on Ion Rocket Propulsion System

NASA‘s Glenn Research Center has named Aerojet Rocketdyne the “Large Business Prime Contractor of the Year” for the company’s development of the gridded ion thruster system for the Next Evolutionary Xenon Thruster-Commercial propulsion technology. The aerospace and defense firm said Monday its work on the system is part of an $18 million contract from 2015 for …

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