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NCI to Help GSA Leverage AI to Monitor Applications; Paul Dillahay Quoted

Paul Dillahay President

The General Services Administration will monitor the implementation of artificial intelligence applications by utilizing AI under the $807 million Digital Innovation for GSA Infrastructure Technologies task order, which was awarded to NCI Information Systems. “Our artificial intelligence solutions have been adopted by our industry and federal customers, which has set us up for a very strong 2021," Paul Dillahay said.

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Iron Bow Technologies Wins Spot on $950M Air Force ABMS Contract

Iron Bow Technologies

Iron Bow Technologies has been awarded a position on the potential $950 million indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity Air Force Advanced Battle Management System contract. “We are honored to be awarded the ABMS ID/IQ to further provide Airmen and Guardians innovative, multi-security JADC2 capabilities,” said John Odey, USAF/USSF business development director at Iron Bow Technologies. 

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Orolia Equips SecureSync Time Servers With GPS Jamming Detector; Rohit Braggs Quoted

Rohit Braggs COO Orolia

Orolia has launched GPS jamming detection as a standard feature for its SecureSync time servers, providing customers with the first Defense Information Systems Agency-approved resilient timing and synchronization solution for improved Positioning, Navigation and Timing cybersecurity. "This industry first demonstrates our commitment to customer success and protecting critical infrastructure," said Rohit Braggs, chief operating officer at Orolia.

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AECOM Appoints New Chief Execs to Global Transportation, Program Management Businesses

AECOM

AECOM has appointed Jennifer Aument as chief executive of the company’s global transportation segment and Drew Jeter as chief executive of its global program management business. Aument’s appointment will take effect April 5 and Jeter’s selection will begin on Jan. 25. "These appointments complement a diverse Executive Leadership Team advancing our Think and Act Globally strategy,’’ said Troy Rudd, AECOM’s CEO. 

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VMware Elects Ken Denman to Board of Directors; Paul Sagan Quoted

Ken Denman Board Member VMware

VMware has elected technology executive, Ken Denman, to the company’s board of directors. On the board, Denman will provide his expertise and leadership experience gained from serving in the technology sector. “Ken is an experienced technologist and corporate director with deep roots in software, mobile and AI technologies," said Paul Sagan, lead director, chair of the Compensation and Corporate Governance Committee.

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Octo-Metric5 JV Secures $63M TTB Software Development Contract; Thomas Lee Quoted

Thomas Lee SVP Octo

A joint venture between Octo and Metric5 won a five-year, $63 million contract to develop information technology applications for the Department of the Treasury's Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau. Octo said Tuesday it will help TTB manage the bureau's IT platforms, server and database, configure apps and analyze business processes under the DevOps - Software Development Services contract.

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Jacobs Secures Navy Contract for Waterfront Facilities Services

Jacobs

Jacobs has received a five-year, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract from the Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (NAVFAC EXWC) to deliver waterfront facilities inspection and assessment services outside the contiguous U.S. (OCONUS). “We understand the critical importance of maintaining the structural integrity of the U.S. Navy's waterfront facilities,” said Tim Byers, senior vice president and general manager of federal and environmental solutions at Jacobs.

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ECS Promotes John Heneghan to COO, Giles Kesteloot to CSO; George Wilson Quoted

ECS

ECS has promoted John Heneghan to chief operating officer (COO) and Giles Kesteloot to chief strategy officer (CSO) in an effort to enhance company performance and speed up growth. In the roles, Heneghan and Kesteloot will enhance customer service and maintain the business operations. “I am proud to promote John and Giles to the roles of COO and CSO,” said ECS President George Wilson, a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient.

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Intelligent Waves Holds Spot on $950M USAF ABMS Contract for JADC2 Support; Marqus Hutchinson Quoted

Marqus Hutchinson, CTO of Intelligent Waves

Intelligent Waves has won a spot on a potential $950 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract from the U.S. Air Force to support Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2). “Leveraging our exceptional capabilities to deliver secure information sharing, for joint all-domain operations (JADO), is a strategic asset that more Defense and Intelligence Communities can now deploy with our subject matter expertise,” said Marqus Hutchinson, Intelligent Waves’ chief technical officer (CTO). 

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Accenture Federal Arm Wins $50M USPTO Contract for Financial Mgmt System Modernization; Rasha Nahas Quoted

Rasha Nahas, managing director and Department of Commerce lead for Accenture Federal Services

Accenture's federal services business has been awarded a five-year, $50 million blanket purchase agreement by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to operate, maintain and modernize the agency’s financial management systems (FMS) for the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO). “We are proud to support USPTO," said Rasha Nahas, managing director and the U.S. Department of Commerce lead for Accenture Federal Services.

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Northrop Gets $325M USAF Contract to Support Joint STARS

Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman has secured a $325 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to continue its support of the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS). “The overall modification and sustainment work will ensure continuous safety and system readiness for the E-8C fleet against evolving threat environments,” said Janice Zilch, vice president of manned airborne surveillance programs at Northrop Grumman.

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BAE to Help Vertex Aerospace Support Marine Corps’ AV-8B Harrier Fleet

AV-8B Harrier

BAE Systems has signed a nine-year agreement with Vertex Aerospace to increase the availability of the U.S. Marine Corps’ AV-8B Harrier II fleet. "This new contract with Vertex Aerospace ensures we can continue to apply our expertise to support the U.S. Marine Corps in their crucial operations,” said Tom Fillingham, senior vice president of US Programs at BAE Systems Air.

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