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SPA Wins SAIC Subcontract to Support US Navy Advanced Hypersonic Technologies; Dr. William Vantine Quoted

Dr. William Vantine

Systems Planning and Analysis (SPA) has been awarded a subcontract on Science Applications International Corporation’s (SAIC) five-year, $63.5 million prime contract to support the U.S. Navy’s Advanced Hypersonic Technologies. The U.S. Navy will develop Advanced Hypersonic Technologies through the Global Deterrence and Defense Department (Code GX) at the NSWC in Crane, Indiana.

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Lumen Expands Partnership with Zoom to Advance Collaboration Platforms; Shaun Andrews Quoted

Shaun Andrews

Lumen Technologies and Zoom have expanded their partnership to combine technology capabilities and communications expertise. The companies will deliver ‘Zoom delivered by Lumen’ to enable businesses to advance virtual communications by combining Lumen’s speed and reliability with Zoom's collaboration solutions. Zoom delivered by Lumen will unify Lumen's embedded network security capabilities with Zoom's built-in security features to advance businesses’ security features. 

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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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Northrop Grumman Produces G-2000 Tactical Gyroscope; Brandon White Quoted

Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman Corporation has produced its 75,000th G-2000 gyroscope, the smallest tactical-grade gyroscope for commercial and military customers. The G-2000 has advanced performance and accuracy, sensing orientation for stabilization and targeting applications. Northrop Grumman’s G-2000 is the smallest dynamically-tuned gyroscope produced, featuring high performance, small size and reliability. The gyroscope is enhanced by a servo-electronics card that maximizes performance. 

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Lockheed Martin Wins Contract to Build Training Center for C-130J Squadron; Tom Gordon Quoted

Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin has won a direct commercial sale (DCS) contract to build and equip a facility in France that trains French and German C-130J Super Hercules aircrews and maintainers for the countries’ binational C-130J Super Hercules Squadron. Lockheed Martin will provide training devices, the learning management system, courseware and options for five years of training services.

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CNSI Forms Board of Advisors; Todd Stottlemyer Quoted

CNSI

CNSI has formed a Board of Advisors, featuring healthcare and technology experts that will advise the company on industry trends, policy initiatives. The advisors will also provide innovative ways to support clients’ goals to improve health outcomes and reduce healthcare costs. “I am grateful that this diverse group of healthcare and technology experts and thought leaders have agreed to serve on CNSI’s Board of Advisors,” said Todd Stottlemyer.

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Red River Launches Managed SD-WAN Solution; Kevin Steeprow Quoted

Red River

Red River has launched a fully managed software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) solution, integrating the company’s Managed Services and Cisco SD-WAN technology to provide advanced enterprise networking capabilities to the public sector and enterprise markets. Red River’s Managed SD-WAN will deliver enhanced flexibility, control and network management. The offering will also enable wide area network management over dispersed geographical locations.

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Collins Aerospace Enters Strategic Collaboration with Boom Supersonic to Advance Nacelle Technology; Marc Duvall Quoted

Marc Duvall

Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of Raytheon Technologies, has signed a collaboration agreement with Boom Supersonic to advance nacelle technology on Boom's Overture, the company’s forthcoming flagship supersonic airliner. Collins Aerospace engineers will collaborate with Boom to develop inlet, nacelle and exhaust system technologies that enable fuel-burn reduction and cutting-edge acoustics for cleaner and quieter supersonic flight. 

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DOE Funds Computing Projects for Domestic Manufacturing

Dept. of Energy

The Department of Energy (DOE)  will award $4.2 million in funds to support 14 projects that will utilize supercomputing resources from national laboratories to reinforce domestic manufacturing efforts. Industry researchers will use simulation, modeling and data analysis to help manufacturers enhance material productivity and energy efficiency as part of the High Performance Computing for Manufacturing program.

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Navy Eyes Consolidation of Info Warfare Ops; Vice Adm. Jeffrey Trussler Quoted

Vice Adm.

The U.S. Navy plans to conduct tabletop exercises and implement artificial intelligence and machine learning as part of efforts to centralize the service branch's information operations under a single component. “Windows of opportunity might be very short. The ability to take advantage, when we talk about the information age, it’s all about speed, it’s about the precision of information you get,” said Vice Adm. Jeffrey Trussler

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