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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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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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