Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 11/02/2016

Booz Allen Boosts Earnings & Revenue Outlooks on 2Q Beat, Headcount Increase

GovCon Index-listed contractor Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) lifted full fiscal year earnings and revenue guidance Wednesday as the government consulting and engineering services contractor also raised employee headcount during the second fiscal quarter ended Sept…
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CMS Awards New Round of Medicare Recovery Audit Support Contracts

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has awarded contracts to Performant Recovery, Cotiviti and HMS Federal Solutions to conduct assessments across five U.S. regions in support of the Medicare Fee-for-Service Recovery Audit Program…
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DARPA Picks National Instruments’ Software-Based Radios for Channel Emulation Testbed

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has selected National Instruments to provide software-defined radios for a channel emulation testbed DARPA will use in a collaborative machine-learning competition…
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Silicon Graphics International to Provide Supercomputers for DoD HPC Modernization Program

Silicon Graphics International has received a potential $26.5 million contract from the Defense Department to provide supercomputer systems in support of DoD’s High Performance Computing Modernization Program…
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Carahsoft Adds Zscaler Cloud Security Platform to GSA Schedule, NASA SEWP Contracts

Carahsoft will act as Zscaler‘s master government market aggregator and offer the latter’s cloud security platform on General Services Administration and NASA contract vehicles for an extended partnership between both companies…
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GSA Posts Outlease RFP for Ronald Reagan Building’s Intl Trade Center Portion

The General Services Administration has published a request for proposals for a leasehold interest in the Ronald Reagan Building’s international trade center portion. GSA said Monday a third-party service contractor currently runs the ITC and the agency seeks proposals that will cover both operations and management of the entire ITC…
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Alaska Communications Receives Potential $197M FCC Internet Service Order

Alaska Communications has secured a potential 10-year, $197 million order from the Federal Communications Commission to deploy broadband to rural locations in Alaska. The company said Tuesday it will provide internet service to 31,500 locations across the state including approximately 26,000 unserved areas as part of FCC’s Connect America Fund Phase II program…
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Space News: Harris Radio Receives NSA Clearance for MUOS Satellite Functions

Harris Corp. has received a National Security Agency certification for the company’s military radios to support higher-throughput functions of the U.S. Navy‘s Mobile User Objective System satellites, Space News reported Tuesday…
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Army Seeks Projectile Velocity Detection Equipment Supplier

The U.S. Army looks for a supplier of velocity detection technology that can help the military branch evaluate ballistic materials alongside its projectile acceleration equipment. The Natick Soldier Research, Development, and Engineering Center’s warfighter directorate will implement the tool to detect striking and residual velocity of various projectiles in order to send an output signal that will serve as a trigger upon the capture of striking velocity, U…
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Aviation Industry Vet Andre Fischer Named AAR Programs, Business Devt & Strategy VP

Andre Fischer, former director of corporate marketing and sales management at Lufthansa Technik, has joined AAR as vice president of programs, business development and strategy. AAR said Oct. 10 that Fischer is a seasoned aviation industry growth strategist who has a track record of helping companies to identify business prospects, cultivate industry partnerships and implement development strategies…
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UK Seeks to Invest $2.3B in Cybersecurity Initiatives Through 5-Year Strategy

The U.K. government has unveiled a new strategy that will invest approximately $2.3 billion over five years in programs that seek to safeguard businesses and citizens from potential cyber attacks. Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond introduced the National Cyber Security Strategy that outlines plans on how the government will use automated defense methods to protect industry and citizens from cyber threats, the U…
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