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AECOM Partners with FAA to Support National Airspace System Operations; Lara Poloni, Karl Jensen Quoted

Lara Poloni President AECOM

AECOM has partnered with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to support critical national airspace system operations during the COVID-19 pandemic, the company reported on Monday. To date, AECOM has completed 63 tasks in 23 states. AECOM’s team of environmental and disaster response experts, supported by the company’s disinfection partners, began helping the FAA maintain continuity of airspace operations after the COVID-19 outbreak in the U.S.

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Executive Spotlight: John Vollmer, CEO of Amentum, Discusses DynCorp Acquisition

John Vollmer CEO Amentum

John Vollmer, chief executive officer with Amentum, and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding the company’s recent announcement of its planned acquisition of DynCorp. He addressed how the purchase would expand the combined company’s offerings, the expansive culture and the new markets that will come into play after they complete integration. 

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Reps. Will Hurd, Robin Kelly Aim to See National AI Strategy Resolution

Rep. Will Hurd

Reps. Will Hurd, two-time Wash100 Award recipient, and Robin Kelly aim to see a National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Strategy resolution, which was passed this year, possibly during Congress’ upcoming “lame duck” session, FedScoop reported Friday. With the acceptance of the National AI Strategy resolution, the legislation would provide a framework for debating AI specifics, as the U.S. battles China to become the world leader in emerging technology.

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SpyCloud Partners With CyberDefenses to Secure Elections; Armando Ordonez, Douglas Lingenfelter Quoted

SpyCloud

SpyCloud has partnered with CyberDefenses to protect against threats in current and future elections, SpyCloud reported on Wednesday. CyberDefenses has provided one in five election jurisdictions across the nation with security services, including Election Security Assessments that evaluate the end-to-end election process, benchmark cyber risk and recommendations to fix gaps that could introduce risk for cyberattacks and election interference. 

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Amyx Wins 5 DLA JETS Task Orders to Support Enterprise Modernization; Satya Akula Quoted

Satya Akula President

Amyx has been awarded five Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) J6 Enterprise Technology Services (JETS) task orders to support the agency’s enterprise modernization, the company reported on Wednesday. Most recently, Amyx secured the DLA ERP Cloud Environment Program Support contract.  Under the contract, Amyx will integrate the existing ERP with other supply chain efforts.

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Perspecta, NextgenID Partner to Develop Remote Identity Verification Platform; Jeff Bohling Quoted

Jeff Bohling SVP

Perspecta has entered into a collaboration agreement with NextgenID to develop an identity proofing solution to remotely assess and verify the identity of individuals who apply for credentials to gain physical and network access to government facilities, Perspecta reported on Tuesday. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) updated the SP800-63A standard to enable the use of remote identity proofing for federal agencies.

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BAE Wins $111M Contract for Navy Mine Neutralizers; Brooke Hoskins Quoted

BAE Systems

BAE Systems has been awarded a potential seven-year, $111.6 million contract by the Department of Defense (DoD) to manufacture and deliver Archerfish mine neutralizers to the U.S. Navy, marking the fourth consecutive Archerfish contract awarded to the company since 2003, BAE announced Monday. Archerfish will continue to support the Navy in live mine clearance operations.

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Maxar Secures Army Imagery Ground Tech Delivery Contract; Tony Frazier Quoted

Tony Frazier EVP Maxar

Maxar Technologies has been awarded a potential eight-year, $49 million, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract by the U.S. Army Geospatial Center to deliver portable, direct-downlink tactical ground systems that will provide critical geospatial intelligence to users in remote locations. The contract includes two initial task orders worth a combined $8 million.

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Accenture Invests $3B to Establish Cloud Division, Names Karthik Narain as Lead; Julie Sweet Quoted

Julie Sweet CEO Accenture

Accenture has formed Accenture Cloud First under a three-year, $3 billion investment. The division will help clients accelerate digital transformation to increase speed and scale. Accenture has appointed Karthik Narain to lead Accenture Cloud First and join the Global Management Committee, effective October 1. Accenture Cloud First is a multi-service group of 70,000 cloud professionals that will leverage Accenture’s industry and technology capabilities and ecosystem partnerships.

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SAIC Secures $185M Army Space & Missile Defense Support Order; Jim Scanlon Quoted

Jim Scanlon EVP

The U.S. Army has awarded Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) a potential two-year, $185 million single-award, cost-plus fixed-fee task order to support the Decision Support Division for the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command (USASMDC) throughout space, space control, high altitude, air and missile defense and cyberspace operations.

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