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EY Plans $1B Tech Investment for Innovation Push; Mark Weinberger Comments

EY Plans $1B Tech Investment for Innovation Push; Mark Weinberger Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Global professional services company EY has announced plans to spend $1 billion to develop cloud-based platforms and managed service offerings intended for both the public and private sectors. EY said Sunday the two-year investment effort will support the creation of technology products, client services, innovation programs and the company’s ecosystem across the software, audit, …

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Tim Creighton Promoted to VATC VP Post

Tim Creighton Promoted to VATC VP Post - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Tim Creighton, formerly a program manager at Visual Awareness and Technologies Consulting and a 28-year U.S. Army veteran, has been promoted to vice president of operations at the military training contractor. VATC said Thursday Creighton will oversee operational activities and corporate functions as well as help maintain the company’s team functionality, …

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Raytheon Opens Radar Development Hub in Massachusetts

Raytheon Opens Radar Development Hub in Massachusetts - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Raytheon has invested $72 million to establish a facility in Andover, Mass., for the company’s radar development, integration and testing efforts. The 30,000-square-foot facility features two near-field radar test ranges, a 1.5-megawatt substation, a “dual robotic“ system for array assembly and automated guided vehicles to facilitate movement of materials, Raytheon said Monday. The company intends …

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AT&T’s Mike Leff: US Military Needs “˜Robust' IoT Network

AT&T's Mike Leff: US Military Needs “˜Robust' IoT Network - top government contractors - best government contracting event

U.S. military leaders have said that service branches need a modernized information technology network that can help troops collect intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance data from internet-of-things platforms, C4ISRNET reported Saturday. Mike Leff, vice president for global defense at AT&T‘s public sector business, said military personnel need a “robust” network in order to …

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DOE Requests Info on Offshore Wind Energy Test Systems

DOE Requests Info on Offshore Wind Energy Test Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The Energy Department seeks input from industry and the general public on how to build testing platforms that can support national-level offshore wind energy research and development activities. DOE wants to know about U.S.-based facilities that research and develop wind power generation systems, as well as modernization requirements of such facilities through …

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Northrop, RapidSOS to Integrate Emergency Tech Platforms for First Responders

Northrop, RapidSOS to Integrate Emergency Tech Platforms for First Responders - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Northrop Grumman and RapidSOS have partnered to integrate the companies’ emergency technology platforms in an effort to help first responders determine the location of distressed callers who use smartphones and other connected devices. The partnership seeks to combine RapidSOS' Next-Generation 911 Clearinghouse system with Northrop’s suite of computer-aided dispatch products that include CommandPoint CAD, Northrop said …

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Carahsoft to Offer Dell EMC’s Data Protection Suite on GSA IT Schedule 70

Carahsoft to Offer Dell EMC's Data Protection Suite on GSA IT Schedule 70 - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Carahsoft Technology has announced the availability of Dell EMC-built data protection tools to government agencies through the General Services Administration‘s Information Technology Schedule 70 contract. The tools are listed on the contract’s 132-44 special item number that covers continuous diagnostics and mitigation offerings designed to support the Department of Homeland Security‘s CDM program …

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CTC Gets Recognition for Ammo Manufacturing Approach; Ed Sheehan Comments

CTC Gets Recognition for Ammo Manufacturing Approach; Ed Sheehan Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Concurrent Technologies Corp. received an “outstanding technical achievement” award from the National Armaments Consortium and the Defense Department‘s Ordnance Technology Consortium at a ceremony that took place April 11 in Arlington, Va. The consortia recognized CTC's ammunition manufacturing approach that seeks to decrease the total cost of ownership and production footprint, …

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John Campbell: SAP NS2’s Nonprofit Arm Extends Training, Employment Program for Military Vets

John Campbell: SAP NS2's Nonprofit Arm Extends Training, Employment Program for Military Vets - top government contractors - best government contracting event

SAP National Security Services‘ nonprofit organization has commenced a three-month information technology training and employment program for military veterans in Tampa, Fla. NS2 Serves offers the course for post-9/11 service members to obtain certifications that can help them qualify for high-tech jobs, the nonprofit said Monday. Veterans who complete the program will receive a …

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