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Air Force Taps CloudBees to Support Software Development, Implementation Efforts

CloudBees

CloudBees will help the goverment with its adoption of DevSecOps capabilities as part of the U.S. Air Force's Small Business Innovative Research Phase 1 contract award. Michael Wright, director of public sector at CloudBees, said the company's Software Delivery Automation offering is designed to provide the Air Force, Department of Defense and other agencies with assistance in developing and implementing secure software.

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CAE-Pinnacle JV to Update Army Watercraft Training Systems

US Army MITS

A joint venture between CAE USA and Pinaccle Solutions has received a delivery order to update a suite of systems used to train U.S. Army personnel in watercraft operations. Xebec Government Services will refresh expeditionary fast transport, vessel defense and full mission bridge simulator configurations in the service branch's Maritime Integrated Training System, CAE said Tuesday.

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USAF Demos New Autonomy Core System With Kratos-Made Unmanned Aircraft

UTAP-22

The U.S. Air Force has flight-tested a Kratos Defense & Security Solutions-made unmanned tactical aerial platform equipped with a new autonomy core system to assess its navigational command response and basic aviation functions. The UTAP-22 aircraft flew at Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida on April 29 to exhibit safe flight performance of the Skyborg ACS while being monitored by both ground-based and airborne control stations, Air Force Research Laboratory said Wednesday.

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GE Research to Build ‘Smart Warehouses’ Under DOD 5G Initiative; SM Hasan Quoted

SM Hasan 5G Mission Leader GE Research

General Electric’s technology development arm will use 5G-enabled technologies to develop “smart warehouses” at two military installations that support the deployment of supplies and other resources for critical missions worldwide. GE Research's two projects worth $36 million combined are part of the Department of Defense’s $600 million 5G experimentation initiative announced in October and will take place at the Naval Base in San Diego and Marine Corps Logistics Base in Albany, Georgia.

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Peraton Creates New Pega Center of Excellence; Tarik Reyes Quoted

Tarik Reyes President

Peraton announced Wednesday that it has opened a dedicated Pega Center of Excellence (COE) to make sure technology best practices are continually implemented and to support the company's commitment to deliver digital transformation services to clients. The company, a Pega platinum partner, will use its new COE to transform citizen services at civilian agencies, such as the Social Security Administration (SSA).

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Nutanix Launches Cloud Platform in AWS Government Region; Chip George Quoted

Chip George VP

Nutanix has extended the availability of its cloud computing platform to Amazon Web Services' government-focused region to help agencies create and manage applications in a unified information technology environment. Nutanix Clusters on AWS GovCloud will allow public sector users to adopt the software stack without requiring redevelopment of existing apps, Nutanix said Tuesday. 

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Air Force Reserve, ANG Field Full-Color Configuration of Northrop-Made Targeting Pod

Northrop Grumman

The Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard has deployed a Northrop Grumman-built advanced targeting pod capable of providing F-16 aircraft pilots with full-color digital video for situational awareness and targeting accuracy. The company said Tuesday the Litening pod features a modular design that allows users to update the pod into the new full-color configuration.

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Perspecta Lands Spot on DHS’ $700M Multiaward BPA for Investigative Services; Jennifer Swindell Quoted

Jennifer Swindell SVP and GM Perspecta

Perspecta has secured a spot on a $700 million multiaward blanket purchase agreement with the Department of Homeland Security to help it conduct national security and background investigations. The company said Tuesday it offers a full range of services that agencies can use for detection, investigation and reduction of mission risks.

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Raytheon to Upgrade GPS IIIF Satellite Ground Control System; Sandy Brown Quoted

Raytheon Technologies

A Raytheon Technologies business will update the baseline Block 1 of the GPS Next-Generation Operational Control System under a contract with the U.S. Space Force to facilitate the operation of GPS III Follow-On satellites. “The ground control upgrade will provide enhanced signal reliability, accuracy, integrity, advanced jam-resistant signals and effects-based operations,” said Sandy Brown, vice president of strategic systems at Raytheon Intelligence and Space.

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BAE Secures $76M Navy Contract Modification to Deliver Vertical Launch System Component

BAE Systems

BAE Systems has received a $76 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to develop additional vertical launch system (VLS) canisters. The award raised the contract value to $306 million and requires BAE to produce canisters for the Mk 13, Mk 14, Mk 25, Mk 29 and other hardware for the service branch, the company said Tuesday. The canisters are a critical component for storing, transporting and firing offensive and defensive missiles on the Navy’s guided-missile cruisers and destroyers.

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