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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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Booz Allen EVP Karen Dahut Nominated to Tech Data Board

Karen Dahut, an executive vice president and civil commercial group lead at Booz Allen Hamilton, has been nominated to serve on the board of directors of information technology company Tech Data. Tech Data said Wednesday it will include Dahut’s nomination for the role of independent director in a proxy statement to shareholders. “Her global …

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CACI Exec Chair Jack London Gets Naval Historical Foundation Award; Ken Asbury Comments

Jack London, executive chairman of CACI International and a retired U.S. Navy captain, has received recognition from the Naval Historical Foundation for his leadership in efforts to preserve naval history. The company said Wednesday NHF Chairman William Fallon presented the 2017 Distinguished Service Award to London during the National Maritime Awards Dinner held Tuesday. “I congratulate Dr. London on …

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Vishal Giare Named Air, Missile Defense Mission Area Lead at Johns Hopkins APL

Vishal Giare, formerly a program area manager at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, has been appointed as APL’s mission area executive for air and missile defense. He now leads the laboratory’s efforts to develop ballistic missile defense and anti-air warfare systems for U.S. forces and allies, APL said Thursday. Giare previously served as program …

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Rolf Ziesing Joins General Atomics as Programs VP for Electromagnetic Systems Business

Rolf Ziesing, former vice president of national security programs and nuclear equipment manufacturing at BWX Technologies, has been named VP of programs at General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems business unit. General Atomics said Tuesday Ziesing will oversee the day-to-day operations of the company’s Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System and Advanced Arresting Gear programs as …

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Cubic to Display Virtual Training, C4ISR Platforms at Maritime Expo; Mike Twyman Comments

Cubic‘s global defense and mission solutions businesses will feature a variety of air combat and maritime virtual training systems alongside C4ISR platforms at the Sea-Air-Space Exposition to be held in National Harbor, Maryland, from April 3 to 5. Mike Twyman, president of Cubic’s mission solutions unit, said in a statement released Tuesday the company will also present its NextMission …

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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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