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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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Naval War College Team Wins Top Prize in Cyber Policy Competition

A team of U.S. Naval War College students has won first place at the Atlantic Council-sponsored Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge in Washington. The U.S. Navy said Monday the three-day contest was held at the American University’s Washington College of Law and drew 48 college teams from 32 schools across the world. Participants were required …

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Former JCS Vice Chairman James Winnefeld Named Perthera Senior Adviser

James Winnefeld, former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and a retired U.S. Navy admiral, has joined Perthera as a senior adviser of the McLean, Virginia-based precision medicine company. The 37-year Navy veteran will advise Perthera on business matters, the company said Tuesday. “I have had the opportunity to become a board member or a …

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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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