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Accenture Acquires Arca to Expand 5G Network Capabilities; Manish Sharma Quoted

Manish Sharma

Accenture has acquired Arca, an engineering services company with a focus on network operations and business services, Accenture reported on Friday. With the purchase, Accenture will gain 640 employees. "Together, we will help clients adapt their operating model, expand the skills of their people and drive innovation to unlock the full potential of 5G,” said Manish Sharma.

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Curtiss-Wright’s PacStar Business Wins Contract to Support US Army Modernization Network

Lynn Bamford

PacStar, which was recently acquired by Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions, has been awarded a five-year contract to support U.S. Army network modernization efforts, under Project Manager Tactical Network (PM TN). “IQ-Core Software will help integrate NetOps with cyber and mission operations, equipping the Army with a unified approach for unmatched visibility, control, and situational awareness of tactical networks,” said Lynn Bamford.

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PredaSAR Names Gen. William Shelton, Lt. Gen. Richard Newton, Maj. Gen. Douglass Raaberg to Board of Directors; Marc Bell

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PredaSAR Corporation has appointed three former U.S. Air Force generals, General William Shelton, Lieutenant General Richard Newton and Major General Douglas Raaberg, effective immediately, the company announced on Monday.

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SOSi Wins “Deal of the Year” at 2019 ACG Corporate Growth Awards; Julian Setian Quoted

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The National Capital Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) presented the 2019 Corporate Growth Award for “Deal of the Year” in the $50 to $250 million size category to SOS International for the company’s acquisition of STG Group Holdings in April 2018, SOSi announced on Tuesday.

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New Army Signal Unit Deploys Comms Kit for Expanded Data Exchange

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A newly-established U.S. Army unit started deploying commercial-off-the-shelf equipment providing tactical network communications supporting both small and large units even in contested environments. The new Expeditionary Signal Battalion-Enhanced unit employed the communications tool for the first time at a recent live training mission at Fort Bragg in North Carolina, the Army said Monday.  

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Army Tests Upgraded NetOps Toolset for WIN-T Network Security

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The U.S. Army has demonstrated an updated tactical network operations toolset as part of the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 3 limited user test during the Network Integration Evaluation 16.2 event at Fort Bliss, Texas. The service branch said Thursday results of the evaluation will support the integration of software upgrades into the at-the-halt and on-the-move features of …

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Report: DISA’s Mark Orndorff to Retire by End of January

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Mark Orndorff, a risk management executive at the Defense Information Systems Agency, will retire at the end of the month after 36 years of public service, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jason Miller reports that Orndorff was previously the chief mission assurance executive at DISA before its reorganization and oversaw the implementation of the Defense Department‘s capabilities for …

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Gen. John Hyten Assumes Top Post at Air Force Space Command

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Gen. John Hyten, former vice commander of the Air Force Space Command, has assumed the post of AFSPC commander to succeed Gen. William Shelton, who will retire by the end of this month. AFSPC said Aug. 21 that Hyten will manage the space and cyberspace capabilities of the U.S. Strategic Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command, among other U.S. combatant …

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