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Juan Zarate on K2’s Fintech Venture With Giant Oak for AML/CFT Efforts

Juan Zarate Chief Strategy Officer K2 Integrity

K2 Integrity, formerly K2 Intelligence Financial Integrity Network, and Giant Oak have formed a joint venture in an effort to provide financial institutions a new model for anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism. "We are trying to revolutionize the AML/CFT regime through the use of federated data analytics and transfer learning," Juan Zarate, global co-managing partner and chief strategy officer of K2 Integrity, told ExecutiveBiz.

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KBR Wins $300M Recompete to Support EROS Center; Stuart Bradie Quoted

Stuart Bradie President

KBR has been awarded a $300 million, cost-plus-fixed-fee recompete contract for scientific, engineering and technical services in support of the U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. "With our systems engineering, science and IT expertise, KBR stands ready to support EROS in meeting its future challenges," said Stuart Bradie, KBR president and CEO

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Jacobs to Buy 65% Stake in PA Consulting; Steve Demetriou Quoted

Steve Demetriou Chair

Jacobs has agreed to purchase a 65 percent ownership stake in management consultancy PA Consulting as part of a strategic partnership deal. "Our partnership with PA forms a unique offering in the market that combines strategic front-end consulting and deep domain knowledge across key sectors with next generation science and technology expertise," said Jacobs Chair and CEO Steve Demetriou.

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USAF Demos Cubic-Made Mission Analysis Software at Checkered Flag Exercise; Jonas Furukrona Quoted

Jonas Furukrona LVC Training VP

Tyndall Air Force Base has hosted a demonstration of a Cubic-made software suite designed to analyze kinetic and non-kinetic effects during training exercises. Cubic said Wednesday its Simplified, Planning, Execution, Analysis, Reconstruction or SPEAR suite facilitated user experience across more than 75 aircraft at the Checkered Flag 21-1 exercise.

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Army Needs Market Info for EW Systems Integration Effort

U.S. Army

The U.S. Army has released a request for information in support of its plan to implement an integration framework for electronic warfare systems, seeking data for designing, building, integrating, testing and maintaining the EW Planning and Management Tool system. The service branch said Tuesday in a SAM notice it wants to integrate EW systems into a unified, modular platform by further developing the tool.

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