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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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BAE Launches New San Diego Floating Dry Dock

BAE Systems has unveiled a new floating dry dock the company built to provide maintenance and repair services to U.S. Navy ships stationed in San Diego. The company said Friday the 950-foot-long platform is designed to lift up to 55,000 tons and will be paired with another dry dock to help maintain the service branch’s fleet. BAE dedicated …

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Tim Paynter Named Northrop Strategic Comms VP

Tim Paynter, director of communications at Northrop Grumman, has been selected to succeed the retiring Randy Belote as vice president of strategic communications. Paynter’s appointment will take effect Jan. 21 and he will report to Lisa Davis, corporate VP of communications, Northrop said Wednesday. Paynter will serve as the firm’s …

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CSRA to Feature Maritime Simulation Training Software at Defense Modeling Conference

CSRA will demonstrate its VirtualShip maritime simulation training software at the ongoing National Training and Simulation Association’s 2016 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference through Dec. 2. The company said Friday it will also hold a Maritime Training Solutions USERS Group Conference at the event. Representatives from participating companies will lead a discussion on the Defense Cyber Investigations Training …

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Grace Hopper, Newt Minow Among Latest Medal of Freedom Recipients

Grace Hopper, former U.S. Navy admiral and a computer pioneer, and Newt Minow, former Federal Communications Commission chairman, have been awarded the final Medals of Freedom for President Barack Obama’s term in office. Hopper previously held roles with the U.S. Naval Reserve, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science, …

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Mac Curtis: Vencore to Provide Navy Cyber Systems Engineering, R&D Support Under Potential $135M IDIQ Contract

Vencore will provide engineering support and examine the interoperability and functionality of cyber operations systems and related services at tactical, strategic and operational levels under a potential five-year, $135 million contract with the U.S. Navy. The company will also perform research and development work, as well as evaluate, demonstrate and transition …

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Cybric Adds Jim Bandanza, Michael Brown & John DeLong to Advisory Board

Cybric has named cybersecurity veterans Jim Bandanza, Michael Brown and John DeLong as members of its advisory board to help develop and expand the company’s automation and vulnerability platform. Bandanza, DeLong and Brown will work to guide the company’s executive and technical teams as part of the advisory board that includes former …

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Navy Secretary Ray Mabus Visits HII’s Ingalls Shipyard

U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has visited Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Ingalls Shipbuilding division in Mississippi to address the shipyard’s leaders and staff workers. HII said Friday Mabus was accompanied by Brian Cuccias, Ingalls Shipbuilding president, and Rep. Steven Palazzo (R-Mississippi) during his tour of the shipyard. Ingalls Shipbuilding-built vessels support the Navy and the U.S. Marine Corps …

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