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DoD Awards Northrop Grumman Civil Engineering Support Contract

Northrop Grumman announced yesterday the General Services Administration, in partnership with the Headquarters Air Force Civil Engineer Support Agency, awarded the company a five-year contract to provide engineering services to the Defense Department’s civil engineering mission worldwide. Along with two other companies, Northrop Grumman is to receive a contract under …

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USIS to Celebrate 15 Years as Private-sector Company

USIS, an Altegrity company, will be celebrating Friday its 15-year anniversary as a private-sector company. To honor the event, USIS will be hosting a Company and Employee Day of Commemoration and Recognition at the location of the company’s first headquarters in Western Pennsylvania. Altegrity CEO Michael Cherkasky and USIS President …

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FAA Approves Iridium Air-Traffic Service; CEO Matt Desch Comments

Iridium Communications announced yesterday the Federal Aviation Administration has approved the use of the company’s satellite data service for planes flying overseas. Iridium offers global coverage, and the decision will present the aviation industry with an alternative for long-range voice and data communication systems. According to Iridium, the decision marks …

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CH2M Hill Wins $333.4 Million Energy Department Deal

The U.S. Energy Department has chosen CH2M Hill-B&W West Valley of Engelwood, Colo., for a contract to perform phase one decommissioning and facility disposition activities at the West Valley Demonstration Project in West Valley, N.Y. MetroWNY reports the Phase One Decommissioning and Facility Disposition Contract, awarded June 29, includes cost …

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Harris Corporation Receives $12.2 Million in Orders from DoD

Harris Corporation announced today it has received $12.2 million in orders to supply additional Falcon III AN/PRC-117G multiband manpack radios systems to the Defense Department. DoD is acquiring the AN/PRC-117G to deliver greater tactical communications capabilities to the battlefield. According to Harris, the AN/PRC-117G provides warfighters with situational awareness of the …

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Cisco Announces New Stadium Wi-Fi Solution

Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) unveiled new solutions Wednesday to enable sports and entertainment venues and service providers to enhance wireless bandwidth and performance in high-density areas, allowing for the thousands of fans in these venues to access simultaneous, real-time access to mobile applications and services. Cisco Connected Stadium Wi-Fi is the …

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Dell Opens Data Center in Shanghai

Dell announced Wednesday it has opened a public and private cloud computing data center in Shanghai, the company’s first in the Asia-Pacific and Japan regions. The opening follows Dell’s announcement earlier this year that it plans to invest $1 billion to improve its cloud, services and data storage offerings over …

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US Army Aims to Give All Soldiers a Smartphone

Military members may soon be able to “check in” on base-using their smartphones. Michael McCarthy, director of operations at the Brigade Modernization Command, Mission Command Complex, at Fort Bliss, Texas, is leading a project called “Connecting Soldiers to Digital Apps” with some of his colleagues, an attempt to give every …

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