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Leidos Eyes Work to Update Navy’s Combat Environment Instrumentation Systems; Tim Reardon Comments

Leidos will work to provide research, development, sustainment and other services in support of the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division’s Combat Environment Instrumentation Systems through a potential $198 million multi-award contract the U.S. Navy awarded in March. The company said Thursday the contract also covers instrumentation delivery and updates as well as hardware and software …

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Report: Capitol Hill Vet Bill Greenwalt Named PSC R&D Senior Adviser

Bill Greenwalt, formerly a professional staff member on the Senate Armed Services Committee, has been named senior adviser for research and development at the Professional Services Council, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. He will advise the council on defense, national security and government contracting matters, according to the report by …

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AAR Elects Air Force Vet Duncan McNabb to Board of Directors

Duncan McNabb, co-founder and managing partner of Ares Mobility Solutions and a retired U.S. Air Force general, has been elected to serve on AAR‘s board of directors. AAR said Tuesday McNabb commanded the Air Mobility Command and the U.S. Tranpsortation Command before he retired from the military in 2011. “We look forward to benefiting from …

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Ashton Carter Named Belfer Center Director at Harvard Kennedy School

Ashton Carter, former secretary of the Defense Department, has been named director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard Gazette reported Tuesday. He will succeed Graham Allison, who will continue to serve as Douglas Dillon professor of government, and serve as professor …

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DoD Picks 160 University Researchers to Receive Instrumentation Acquisition Funds

The Defense Department has awarded $47 million in total grants to 160 university researchers at 84 institutions to help them purchase equipment for defense research and student research training. DoD said Thursday its service research offices received 685 proposals for the fiscal 2017 Defense University Research Instrumentation Program and selected meritorious submissions that tackle science and engineering research …

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Executive Profile: Shaun Bierweiler, Hortonworks Public Sector VP

Shaun Bierweiler serves as vice president of public sector at Hortonworks, where he oversees the company’s work with U.S. federal, state, local and education customers. The government information technology industry veteran came to Hortonworks in November 2016 after he previously served as sales director at Red Hat and held responsibility over Defense Department and federal systems integrators …

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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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IBM Vet John Lainhart Named Senior Strategist at Grant Thornton’s Cyber Risk Advisory Practice

John Lainhart, a former leader of the U.S. public sector cybersecurity and privacy group at IBM, has been appointed as senior strategist at Grant Thornton‘s cyber risk advisory practice. He will oversee the development of cybersecurity offerings for the public sector in his new position, Grant Thornton said Thursday. “It’s essential for agencies to invest …

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