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Polaris Alpha Gets AWS DevOps Competency Certification

Parsons’ Polaris Alpha subsidiary has achieved the DevOps Competency certification from Amazon Web Services. The status seeks to recognize Parsons’ knowledge and experience in helping clients implement continuous integration and delivery, automation, infrastructure provisioning and other DevOps practices in the cloud, the company said Wednesday. Polaris Alpha has over 40 certifications related to …

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Polaris Alpha Gets Recognition for Corporate Network Security Approach

Parsons‘ Polaris Alpha subsidiary has won a 2019 CSO50 Award from IDG Communications’ CSO magazine for its approach to corporate security operations. Polaris Alpha said Thursday its integrated network security group implemented and applied a standard model from the Defense Department and Defense Information Systems Agency to secure enterprise network. The team considers …

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Parsons, Polaris Alpha Merge Fellows Programs

Parsons and Polaris Alpha have combined their fellows programs as a result of the Pasadena, Calif.-based’s engineering firm’s acquisition of the government technology contractor. Nineteen professionals from both organizations will join six current members of the unified fellows program, Parsons said Monday. The program inducts individuals who can support problem …

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Marcus Featherston Cites Polaris Alpha’s Tech Devt Efforts to Back Clients’ National Security Missions

Marcus Featherston, executive vice president for mission solutions at Polaris Alpha, has said the company develops machine learning algorithms and artificial intelligence platforms designed to analyze data and facilitate the decision-making process for government clients in support of their national security missions. Featherston told Geospatial World in an interview published Monday …

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Polaris Alpha to Work With Raytheon BBN-Led Team to Support DARPA AI Development Efforts

Raytheon‘s BBN Technologies subsidiary has awarded a $2.3 million subcontract to Polaris Alpha for assistance in developing new artificial intelligence tools for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. The team aims to develop semantic-based technologies for abductive reasoning under the agency’s Active Interpretation of Disparate Alternatives program that seeks to construct an adaptive engine that would interpret dynamic, dangerous …

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Polaris Alpha Books $96M in Air Force C2ISR Support Task Orders; Kevin Moffatt Comments

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Polaris Alpha multiple task orders worth up to $96 million to support the military branch’s command, control, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations. Polaris Alpha said Monday it will perform work in multiple areas such as C2ISR software development, enhancement and maintenance. The company will also help USAF develop …

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Polaris-ARA-Neya Team Unveils Unmanned Transport Vehicle at AUVSI Conference

Polaris has launched at the Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International conference an unmanned ground vehicle the company and its partners proposed for the U.S. Army’s Squad Multipurpose Equipment Transport program, Defense News reported Wednesday. Polaris partnered with Applied Research Associates and Neya Systems in September 2017 to offer the …

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Former Stratcom Official Kenneth Callicutt Joins Polaris Alpha’s Advisory Board

Kenneth “Steve” Callicutt, former director of capability and resource integration at the U.S. Strategic Command, has joined the board of advisers at Polaris Alpha. The Washington, D.C.-based firm said Wednesday Callicutt brings knowledge and experience in the areas of mission planning, weapons system development and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. “Steve has …

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NSA Vet Richard Ledgett Joins Polaris Alpha’s Board of Advisers

Richard Ledgett, former deputy director of the National Security Agency, has joined the board of advisers at Washington, D.C.-based defense technology company Polaris Alpha. Polaris Alpha said Monday its advisory board members provide strategic guidance and advice to the firm’s executive leadership team on efforts to serve military and intelligence community clients. Ledgett …

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Former Military Leaders James McLaughlin, Robert Latiff Named to Polaris Alpha’s Advisory Board

Polaris Alpha has appointed retired military officers James “Kevin” McLaughlin and Robert Latiff to its board of advisers. McLaughlin and Latiff will provide the leadership team with strategic guidance and advice as the defense technology company delivers services to government, intelligence community and military clients, Polaris Alpha said Wednesday. McLaughlin is a retired …

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Report: Raytheon Integrates Laser Weapon, Surveillance Tech to Polaris ATV

Raytheon has combined merged a laser weapon and advanced surveillance equipment to a Polaris-built all-terrain vehicle to develop a new platform that can engage unmanned aerial vehicles using laser beams, Popular Mechanics reported Monday. The new High Energy Laser Weapon System-MRZR platform features a 30-square-foot electronics package, Polaris’ MRZR ATV …

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Polaris-ARA-Neya Systems Team to Offer Army Multimission Ground Vehicle Platform

Polaris Industries, Applied Research Associates and Neya Systems have forged an alliance to offer a multimission ground vehicle platform designed for infantry units through the U.S. Army‘s Squad Multipurpose Equipment Transport program. Team Polaris’ MRZR X platform will feature ARA-built unmanned systems technology and Neya Systems-made autonomy behavior module, Polaris said Monday. The alliance …

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Polaris Industries to Deliver 78 DAGOR Combat Vehicles to Canada; John Olson Comments

Polaris Industries has received a $14.9 million contract from Canada’s government to deliver of fleet of 78 combat vehicles with a capacity to carry up to nine commandos, Ottawa Citizen reported Thursday. David Pugliese writes the contract will cover integrated logistics support and technical support services for including spare parts and …

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Former IBM Group Manager Brendan Hannigan Named Polaris Venture Partner

Brendan Hannigan, former general manager of the security division at IBM, has joined Polaris Partners as a venture partner to support the investment company’s efforts to finance and establish security, cloud and software-as-a-service businesses. He also plans to invest in technology startups and seek new business opportunities in his new position, Polaris said Thursday. “For more than 15 years, we’ve …

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