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Inmarsat Provides Satcom Service in General Atomics RPA Trans-Atlantic Flight

Inmarsat Provides Satcom Service in General Atomics RPA Trans-Atlantic Flight - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Inmarsat's government subsidiary has provided General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. with an L-band satellite communications system to control an MQ-9B SkyGuardian remotely piloted aircraft on its first flight across the Atlantic. The SwiftBroadband satcom platform supported the medium altitude, long endurance RPA in selecting routes and running data applications throughout the …

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SAIC Plans Workforce Expansion After Virginia IT Support Contract Award; Nazzic Keene Comments

SAIC Plans Workforce Expansion After Virginia IT Support Contract Award; Nazzic Keene Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Science Applications International Corp. plans to hire up to 75 professionals in Richmond, Va., to support the Virginia Information Technologies Agency, Virginia Business reported Wednesday. SAIC received a potential $165 million contract in September of last year to help VITA monitor and coordinate multiple IT infrastructure services providers to the state’s executive …

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Kevin Phillips: ManTech to Offer Government IT Platforms via GSA’s Alliant 2 Contract Vehicle

Kevin Phillips: ManTech to Offer Government IT Platforms via GSA's Alliant 2 Contract Vehicle - top government contractors - best government contracting event

ManTech International has secured a position on a potential 10-year, $50 billion governmentwide acquisition vehicle to provide information technology products and services to federal customers. ManTech CEO Kevin Phillips said in a statement released Wednesday. the Alliant 2 contract’s emphasis aligns with the firm’s strategy to explore new technology designed to help …

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General Atomics Flies SkyGuardian RPA on Maiden Trans-Atlantic Voyage

General Atomics Flies SkyGuardian RPA on Maiden Trans-Atlantic Voyage - top government contractors - best government contracting event

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business flew an MQ-9B SkyGuardian remotely piloted aircraft Tuesday from Grand Forks, N.D., to a U.K. air force station located in Gloucestershire, England. The company said Tuesday it used Inmarsat‘s SwiftBroadband L-band satellite communications system to manage the first trans-Atlantic flight of the medium-altitude, long-endurance RPA. SkyGuardian will be …

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John Walsh: SAIC Joins VMware's Certified Partner Architecture Program

John Walsh: SAIC Joins VMware's Certified Partner Architecture Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Science Applications International Corp. has received design certification under a VMware partnership program for software-defined data center technology. SAIC said Tuesday it deployed an “active-active” configuration of its SDDC architecture using VMware's automated deployment toolkit. John Walsh III, senior vice president and general manager of SAIC's information technology solutions market segment, said the partnership …

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NASA Considers SpaceX’s BFR to Launch Telescope for Exoplanet Research

NASA Considers SpaceX's BFR to Launch Telescope for Exoplanet Research - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Yale University astronomy professor Dr. Debra Fischer said during the recent Exoplanets II conference that NASA is financially supporting a study that would look into the possibility of launching a space telescope using SpaceX's upcoming BFR reusable rocket, Teslarati reported Monday. The Large Ultraviolet/Optical/Infrared Surveyor telescope, or LUVOIR, is being developed for use in the …

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Carahsoft, Qualys Expand Partnership to Offer Agencies Cloud Security Platform; Craig Abod Comments

Carahsoft, Qualys Expand Partnership to Offer Agencies Cloud Security Platform; Craig Abod Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Carahsoft has agreed to market Qualys‘ cloud-based security platform to federal, state and local government agencies under an extended partnership agreement between the two companies. The Qualys Gov Platform is certified under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program and designed to secure information technology environments, Carahsoft said Monday. Craig Abod, president of Carahsoft …

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SRA, Calibre Vet Philip Rizzi Joins ARServices in EVP Role

SRA, Calibre Vet Philip Rizzi Joins ARServices in EVP Role - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Philip Rizzi, formerly a vice president at Calibre Systems, has joined ARServices as an executive VP and he will be responsible for service delivery across three business lines at the Alexandria, Va.-based contractor. ARServices said Monday Rizzi will oversee the company’s research and development, business transformation and integrated logistics services. He brings three decades …

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