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ICF to Automate Federal Transit Administration’s Database; Mark Lee Quoted

Mark Lee SVP ICF

ICF has booked $13 million in two five-year orders to help the Federal Transit Administration modernize the nation's database of transit operations. The company said Tuesday it will use Appian's artificial intelligence to automate the National Transit Database, which stores and tracks financial, operational and capital-related data of U.S. transit systems.

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HII Moves Closer to Future USS Lenah Sutcliffe Higbee’s Introduction to Navy Fleet

DDG 123 christening HII

Huntington Ingalls Industries has christened an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer named after the Navy Cross' first female recipient in preparation for its introduction to the U.S. Navy fleet. DDG 123 or the future USS Lenah Sutcliffe Higbee underwent its christening in Pascagoula, Mississippi, with Ray Mabus, former Navy secretary, serving as the ceremony's keynote speaker, HII said Sunday.

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ManTech Awarded AWS Competencies for Cloud Migration, DevOps; Srini Iyer Quoted

Srini Iyer CTO ManTech

Amazon Web Services has recognized ManTech International for the latter's performance in cloud migration and the DevOps approach, which combines software development and information technology operations to lessen systems development life cycle. ManTech said Thursday it was awarded the AWS Migration and DevOps Competencies by demonstrating best practices that help government agencies deploy AWS.

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Raytheon Develops Next Generation Decoy for Aircraft Missile Defense

Dual-Band Decoy Raytheon Technologies

A Raytheon Technologies business is developing a next generation decoy technology to provide F/A-18 Super Hornet aircraft with added protection against enemy missiles. Raytheon Intelligence and Space has designed the Dual-Band Decoy to attract hostile missiles by sending out signals that cover a wider range of bands in the electromagnetic spectrum, the company said Wednesday.

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DOD Tests Counter-sUAS Systems From Three Companies; Neil Thurgood Quoted

Lt. Gen. Neil Thurgood Army

Boeing's Aurora Flight Sciences subsidiary, XTEND and ELTA North America participated in a Department of Defense-led demonstration initiative for technologies designed to counter enemy's small unmanned aircraft systems. The U.S. Army said Wednesday its Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies Office worked with the Air Force and the Joint Counter-sUAS Office to host tests at Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona from April 5 to 9.

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