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Army Eyes 2023 Deployment for ‘Rainmaker’ C2 System; Maj. Gen. Peter Gallagher Quoted

Maj. Gen. Peter Gallagher

The U.S. Army plans to develop and field a data processing system to enable forces to transmit and exchange battlefield information through a universal standard by 2023. The service branch is working with General Dynamics and Palantir to prototype the “Rainmaker” technology in support of efforts to standardize large volumes of data. 

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AM TRACE Veteran Leadership Work to Fight COVID-19 Pandemic; Miranda Weaver, Naphtali Odongo Quoted

AM TRACE LLC

AM TRACE LLC has expressed its gratitude for U.S. military veterans, including TRACE leadership team members Miranda Weaver, MPH, and Naphtali Odongo, MPH, who serve as project managers and have supported the company’s COVID-19 contract tracing, case investigation and epidemiology consultation programs. "I take pride in my continued service to the overall health and well-being of the United States and its citizens,” said Weaver.

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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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Akima Names Jean-Francois Blanc CGO; Bill Monet Quoted

Jean-Francois Blanc

Akima has appointed Jean-Francois Blanc as chief growth officer (CGO) to lead the company’s corporate development efforts, grow revenue and expand market share. Blanc will report to Akima president and CEO, Bill Monet. “Jean-Francois is a hands-on leader with experience winning large contracts in both the Department of Defense and civilian agencies,” said Monet. 

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Military Approaches Industry for Help to Address Small Drone Threats; Col. Greg Soule Quoted

Col. Greg Soule

The Department of Defense (DoD) has engaged with numerous industry partners in a recent event to address the growing amount of potentially threatening drones in U.S. airspace. DoD administered an Industry Open House event last Friday to discuss the development of a common architecture for countering small unmanned aircraft

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BAE Systems Wins Multiple Contracts to Support US Army A-Team Program; Chris Eisenbies Quoted

BAE Systems

BAE Systems has been awarded multiple contracts, with a total value of $9 million, from the U.S. Army for the Advanced Teaming Demonstration (A-Team) program. BAE Systems will develop advanced technologies to support the service branch’s program. The contracts include awards for the Human Machine Interface, Platform Resource Capability Management and Situational Awareness Management elements of the program. 

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Northrop Grumman Partners with US Army to Deploy JTAGS Capabilities; Kenn Todorov Quoted

Kenn Todorov

The U.S. Army and Northrop Grumman Corporation have deployed enhanced Joint Tactical Ground Station (JTAGS) capabilities in South Korea to increase battlespace awareness and missile defense in the region. “JTAGS is vital to warfighters and of growing importance as we create true Joint All-Domain Command and Control systems," said Kenn Todorov.

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Vectrus to Support US Army Environmental Sustainability; Chuck Prow Quoted

Chuck Prow

Vectrus has begun testing procured biodegradable materials with food waste from base dining facilities in a live composting demonstration at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, in support of the U.S. Army’s environmental sustainability goals. “We are excited to help lead this compost testing phase at Camp Arifjan that represents significant progress in meeting the Army's environmental sustainability goals in Kuwait,” said Chuck Prow.

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Lt. Gen. John Morrison on Army IT Office’s Multidomain Ops, Unified Network Goals

Lt. Gen. John Morrison

Lt. Gen. John Morrison, deputy chief of staff for G-6 at the U.S. Army, said his office is working to create a centralized network, accelerate cyber investments, reform cybersecurity and launch multidomain operations. Morrison told reporters last week that the G-6 office intends to deploy the unified network to support globally dispersed forces in mutlidomain environments

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DLT Solutions Wins Spot on $13B ITES-SW2 Contract to Provide COTS Software; Chris Wilkinson Quoted

Chris Wilkinson

DLT Solutions has been awarded a spot on the five-year, $13 billion Information Technology Enterprise Solutions – Software 2 (ITES-SW2) contract by the U.S. Army's Computer Hardware Enterprise Software and Solution (CHESS) office, the company reported on Wednesday. There is a five-year option term from Aug. 31, 2025, through Aug. 30, 2030.

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