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Lockheed Martin Partners with Aerojet Rocketdyne Under NGI Contract; Sarah Reeves, Eileen Drake Quoted

Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin has partnered with Aerojet Rocketdyne on a proposal to compete for the Next Generation Interceptor (NGI) contract for The Missile Defense Agency (MDA). Lockheed Martin has offered an interceptor that will address all elements of environmental survivability. Aerojet Rocketdyne will power Lockheed Martin’s primary propulsion to address all U.S. Northern Command challenges.

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FLIR Systems Wins US Army OTA to Advance Multi-Sensor Detection System; Roger Wells Quoted

FLIR Systems

FLIR Systems has been awarded a $26 million Other Transaction Authority (OTA) agreement modification to support the U.S. Army’s Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Reconnaissance Vehicle Sensor Suite Upgrade (NBCRV SSU) program. FLIR will serve as the lead integrator under the OTA. The company will work to modernize the Army’s NBCRV system with improved and autonomous CBRN sensors.

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Northrop Grumman AESA Radar Designated Operational Air National Guard F-16s; Mark Rossi Quoted

AN APG-83 Radar

Northrop Grumman has announced that its AN/APG-83 SABR active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar has met the U.S. Air Force’s Full Operational Capability (FOC) readiness on Air National Guard F-16s. “SABR enables F-16 pilots to detect, track, identify and target a greater number of threats faster and at longer ranges from outside the threat envelope,” said Mark Rossi, director, SABR programs, Northrop Grumman.

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SOSi Partners with UiPath to Expand Automation Technologies; Julian Setian, Jim Walker Quoted

Julian Setian

SOS International (SOSi) has partnered with UiPath to automate high-volume, repetitive business processes to support critical U.S. Government missions. "Our partnership with UiPath will enhance our ability to offer state-of-the-art solutions on ongoing projects and position us for future opportunities," said Julian Setian, SOSi's CEO and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient.

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Boeing Expands Renewable Energy Initiative; Chris Raymond, Beth Schryer Quoted

Chris Raymond

Boeing has entered into a multi-state agreement to purchase carbon-neutral power for its Chicago headquarters and sites in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Pennsylvania. The purchase will expand Boeing’s  initiative to power worksites and manufacturing facilities using 100 percent renewable electricity. "These actions reflect Boeing’s commitment to innovate and operate to make the word better,” said Boeing’s chief sustainability officer Chris Raymond.

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Lockheed Martin Names Subcontractors for OpFires Program; Steven Botwinik Quoted

Steven Botwinik

Lockheed Martin, prime contractor on the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Operational Fires (OpFires) program, has announced the company’s subcontractors on the program to advance hypersonic technologies. "OpFires is well-suited to address the Army’s Medium Range Strategic Fires needs,” said Steven Botwinik, director of Tactical and Strike Missiles Advanced Programs. 

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BAE Systems Wins US Army Contract to Provide IT Services to ARCYBER; Peder Jungck Quoted

Peder Jungck

The U.S. Army has awarded BAE Systems a one-year, $11.7 million contract to provide information technology (IT) services to the Army Cyber Command (ARCYBER) to assist with the operation, maintenance, and technical aspects of the ARCYBER enterprise IT environment. “We’re pleased to continue supporting ARCYBER’s G-6,” said Peder Jungck, vice president and general manager of BAE Systems’ Intelligence Solutions business. 

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Deloitte, NASCIO Publish 2020 Cybersecurity Study; Meredith Ward, Srini Subramanian Quoted

Srini Subramanian

Deloitte and The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) have published a 2020 Cybersecurity Study, "States at Risk: The Cybersecurity Imperative in Uncertain Times," Deloitte reported on Wednesday. The study has been created through responses from 51 U.S. state and territory enterprise-level chief information security officers (CISOs). 

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FRC Partners with AFS to Advance Cybersecurity Solutions for Federal Government; Jeremy Young, Aaron Faulkner Quoted

Aaron Faulkner

Federal Resources Corporation (FRC) has partnered with Accenture Federal Services (AFS) to advance cybersecurity solutions to the federal and public sector departments and agencies. "Organizations like FRC help federal departments and agencies ensure the security and privacy of their mission and that’s why we selected them as a strategic partner,” said Aaron Faulkner, managing director, AFS.

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Klas Government Advances Voyager TRIK to Support Defense Communications; MajGen Mark Clark Quoted

MajGen Mark Clark

Klas has launched Voyager TRIK to enable seamless sharing of information and communications over a variety of radio networks. The company has integrated multiple tactical radios into the Voyager TRIK, which has enabled users to ingest data from disparate networks, analyze data with Voyager network modules and disseminate data over Beyond Line-of-Sight and Line-of-Sight networks. 

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