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James Hankinson Named CAE Board Chairman

James Hankinson has been appointed as chairman of CAE Inc.’s board of directors following the company’s annual meeting on Aug. 8. Hankinson will succeed retired board chairman Lynton Wilson, CAE said Friday. He has been an independent director at CAE’s board since 1995. The company also announced its new board …

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Verizon Cloud Health Monitoring Platform Gets FDA OK; Peter Tippett Comments

Verizon has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for a cloud-based technology that aims to help clinicians access and update patients’ health information from mobile biometric devices. The 510(k) clearance marks the first time that a Verizon healthcare platform has been approved by the FDA, Verizon said Thursday. Converged Health Management also …

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Boeing to Begin Assembly of Electric Satellites

Boeing Co. plans to start the assembly of all-electric satellites following a design check, Defense Systems reported Thursday. The publication reports that review is intended to ensure the 702 small platform satellite fulfill the customers’ requirements. Boeing’s customers thus far include satellite service providers, according to the report. Boeing is …

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Autonomic Resources Expands Cloud Service Channels

Autonomic Resources has extended its cloud channel networks with the goal of helping service partners and resellers meet the government’s cloud computing requirements. The ARC-P cloud ecosystem aims to help service integrators build and test cloud-based government applications, while the Powered By ARC-P reseller program seeks to help partners resell …

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Tony Smeraglinolo: Engility’s $900M Navy Cyber IDIQ Spot is Company’s 5th Pillar Win

Engility Corp. holds a prime position on a $900 million contract vehicle covering cyber operations services for the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic over up to five years. The multiple award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity program also covers both research and development and testing and evaluation services, the company said Thursday. As …

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LexisNexis Parent Buys WorldCompliance to Bolster Anti-Money Laundering Business; Rick Trainor Comments

The parent company of LexisNexis‘ risk solutions business has acquired the remaining 55 percent WorldCompliance, a provider of anti-money laundering and compliance products. Reed Elsevier Group will have access to WorldCompliance’s customer and vendor screening content technology such as its Politically Exposed Persons database, LexisNexis said Wednesday. Rick Trainor, CEO for business …

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General Dynamics Adds Sentient Software to UAS Video System; Mike Manzo Comments

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems has partnered with Sentient to add automatic target detection features into tactical systems deployed in unmanned aerial systems. General Dynamics’ TAC-MAAS, used to capture and manage full motion video, will now feature Sentient’s Kestrel Land Moving Target Indication and Kestrel Maritime automatic target-detection software, GDAIS said …

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