Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 10/16/2017

Engility Secures $63M in USAF Medical Coding Support Task Orders; Lynn Dugle Comments

Engility has received six task orders worth up to $63 million combined to provide a range of support services to the U.S. Air Force‘s Medical Coding Program Office. The company said Monday it will support medical coding, training, compliance and healthcare informatics programs at 14 USAF bases across the country…
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Cubic Gets New Zealand Satcom Tech FMS Contract; Mike Twyman Comments

A Cubic subsidiary has received a foreign military sales contract worth more than $5 million to deliver satellite communication platforms in support of New Zealand’s military. GATR Technologies will supply 7…
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ULA’s Atlas V Carries NRO Natl Security Payload to Orbit

United Launch Alliance, a joint venture between Boeing and Lockheed Martin, has deployed a National Reconnaissance Office payload into space aboard its Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida…
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DHS, NASS Aim to Facilitate Election Security Comms Through New Council

The Department of Homeland Security met in Georgia with members of the National Association of Secretaries of State and other election executives to discuss the creation of a new council that seeks to facilitate communications between states and DHS in the event of a future cyber attack, the Washington Examiner reported Sunday…
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AWS, Microsoft Launch Deep Learning Library for Developers

Amazon Web Services and Microsoft have introduced a deep learning library to help developers prototype, create, train and deploy machine learning models for cloud computing tools, edge devices and mobile applications…
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Leidos’ Roger Krone Wins CR Magazine’s ‘Responsible CEO of the Year’ Award

Roger Krone, chairman and CEO of Leidos, has received the “2017 Responsible CEO of the Year” award from the CR Magazine in recognition of leadership and commitment to employee outreach, charitable efforts and other corporate responsibility programs…
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Rex Tillerson: Trump to Decertify Iran Under US Nuclear Agreement Review Law

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said President Donald Trump will decertify Iran under a 2015 U.S. law that directs the president to certify that the Middle Eastern country is in compliance with the Iran nuclear deal every 90 days, Defense News reported Friday…
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Navy Taps 6 Contractors for Potential $97M in CNO Test, Evaluation Support Services

Six companies have won spots on a potential $97.4 million U.S. Navy indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that covers operational test and evaluation analytical services to various projects managed by the Chief of Naval Operations…
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Report: NASA Mulls Cooperation on Future Russian Lunar Missions

Jim Green, director of NASA‘s planetary science division, has said that the space agency is in talks with Russian officials about potential cooperation on Russia’s future lunar missions, Space News reported Friday…
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AWS Forms Cybersecurity Partnership With Organization of American States

Amazon Web Services has partnered with the Organization of American States to facilitate meant to engage and educate OSA member states on cybersecurity. AWS and OAS will collaborate to develop white papers on cybersecurity strategies, policies, implement legislative initiatives and participate in cyber-related events in independent states that support the organization across the Americas, the company said Friday…
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ServiceNow Survey: 77% of Federal Execs Say Intelligent Work Automation Tech Needed Within 5 Years

A new ServiceNow survey shows that 77 percent of federal government executives say their agencies need to increase use of intelligent automation platforms over the next five years to help address increasing workloads…
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VIDEO: OFFSET Program Calls for Participants in Swarm Sprints

DARPA’s OFFensive Swarm-Enabled Tactics (OFFSET) program envisions future small-unit infantry forces using small unmanned aircraft systems (UASs) and/or small unmanned ground systems (UGSs) in swarms of 250 robots or more to accomplish diverse missions in complex urban environments…
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