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Elizabeth Mashakas Appointed SVP of Talent Acquisition for BlueHalo; CEO Jonathan Moneymaker Quoted

Elizabeth Mashakas

BlueHalo announced on Wednesday that the company has named Elizabeth Mashakas, as senior vice president of Talent Acquisition, effective immediately. Mashakas will report directly to Ray Khuo, executive vice president of Human Capital. Mashakas comes to BlueHalo with over 30 years of experience in Talent Acquisition across various industry-leading companies and has a proven track record of impact.

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DISA-STRATCOM Field Office Shuts Down Legacy Information Facility for New System

DISA

The Defense Information Systems Agency's (DISA) field office with U.S. Strategic Command has closed down the core of a legacy military network to give way to a new command and control facility. The Defense Information Systems Network's final core device shut down on Dec. 21 to be succeeded by a new C2 system with modern telecommunications technology.

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U.S. Army Seeking New Waveform Technologies to Reduce Adversary Interference; Dan Duvak Quoted

Waveform Technologies

The U.S. Army continues to develop future capabilities for the service branch’s tactical network team, which includes featuring new waveform technologies in future deliveries of its tools to reduce adversaries’ chances of interfering with communications and improving their capabilities. “They’re like laser beams being pointed from your router to each user,” Duvak said.

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US Navy Awards BAE Systems Two Contracts to Support CANES; Mark Keeler Quoted

Mark Keeler

BAE Systems has been awarded two task orders, with a total value of more than $30 million, to produce and integrate a mission-critical information warfare platform for U.S Navy vessels. The U.S Navy issued the task orders for Consolidated Afloat Network Enterprise Services (CANES) for two Arleigh Burke class destroyers and two Blue Ridge class command ships.

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Intelsat General Communications Enters into CRADA with CCDC to Advance C5ISR; Skot Butler Quoted

Intelsat

Intelsat General Communications (IGC), subsidiary of Intelsat, has entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) for Satellite Communications Terminals, Technologies and Constellations Interoperability with the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC), the company reported on Tuesday

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BAE Systems Completes Acquisition of Raytheon Technologies’ Airborne Radios Business; Dave Logan, Jeff Jones Quoted

BAE Systems has completed the acquisition of Raytheon Technologies Corporation’s Airborne Tactical Radios (Airborne Radios) business, to extend BAE’s products and capabilities into the company’s extensive Electronic Systems portfolio, the company reported on Monday

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USACE Selects Jacobs to Design Air Operations, Intelligence Center for KAOIC; Bob Pragada, Lt. Gen. Ken Wilsbach Quoted

Jacobs has been selected by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to provide architecture and engineering design for the Korea Air Operations and Intelligence Center (KAOIC), the company announced on Wednesday.

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Heidi Shyu: Army Eyes Long-Range Surface-to-Surface Missiles, Patriot System Updates

  The U.S. Army‘s top acquisition official has said the service branch considers surface-to-surface, long-range missile development a high priority investment in order to “operate in a much more contested environment,” Breaking Defense reported Wednesday. “Long-range precision fires is something the Pacific Command has indicated they really need to have,” Heidi …

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Sen. Bob Corker: GOP-Controlled Congress in 2015 Could Halt Sequestration

Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) believes that a “grand bargain” on sequestration is possible if Republicans win majority control of the Senate and House in this year’s midterm elections, Defense News reported Thursday. John Bennett writes that Corker forecasts that a Republican-controlled Congress in 2015 would open a window of opportunity …

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