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NASA Names Top Three Teams in Technology Competition

NASA has announced the top three teams to perform in cycle one of the agency’s competition on innovative technologies. The selection follows the iTech 2018 competition’s recent phase wherein ten finalist groups developed technology projects seeking to improve space exploration and terrestrial life, the agency said Friday. NASA chief technologists, potential …

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Former US Ambassador Jeffrey Bleich Joins Nuix Board

Jeffrey Bleich, a group CEO and partner at law firm Dentons, has joined the board of directors at Herndon, Virginia-based information management technology developer Nuix. Nuix said Tuesday that Bleich will fill a board seat vacated by Eddie Sheehy, who stepped down as CEO of the company and resigned his position on the board. …

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Data Systems Analysts Secures Spot Under Navy SeaPort-e IDIQ

Data Systems Analysts has been awarded a position under the U.S. Navy‘s SeaPort-e indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to compete for professional support services task orders. DSA said Monday it will offer support services for the Naval Sea Systems Command’s program executive offices, directorates, warfare centers and field activities that use the NAVSEA SeaPort Enhanced Contract. …

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SGO Becomes 1st US Firm to Obtain PSC.1-2012 Mgmt Systems Certification

Sterling Global Operations is a stability operations company that offers global services to the public and private sector in munitions response; logistics; communications; life support services; risk management; and security. SGO has announced it is the first American company to receive the worldwide certification ANSI/ASIS PSC.1-2012, an international standard for quality management systems at private …

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Frank Wolf to Receive Center for Security Policy’s ‘Keeper of the Flame’ Award

The Center for Security Policy — a non-profit national security organization — will recognize Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va.) on Sept. 18 at the center’s annual “Keeper of the Flame Award Dinner“. The CSP first gave out the award in 1990 and is meant to “bestow recognition on those individuals who devote their public careers to the propagation …

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Kennedy Consulting Picks Deloitte for State, Local Gov’t Market Leadership List

Kennedy Consulting Research & Advisory has selected Deloitte as a leader in U.S. state and local government consulting services. In the report “United States Sate & Local Government Consulting 2014,” Kennedy said “Deloitte is substantially immersed in the state and local government market, giving it a thorough understanding of clients’ needs.” According to the report, …

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Accenture, Avanade Picked for Microsoft Alliance and Mobility Partner Awards

Microsoft has given Accenture and Avanade the software maker’s Alliance Partner of the Year award for the eighth time and the Mobility Partner of the Year distinction for the third year in a row. Accenture and Avanade were recognized for their work to demonstrate technology expertise on collaborations of more than 10,000 Microsoft-based businesses and public …

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Deltek Names 2014 Premier Partners for GovCon Consulting, Services; Tom Mazich Comments

Deltek has named its GovCon Consulting Premier Partners and GovCon Services Premier Partners for 2014, the company’s highest classifications for its government contracting business partners providing sales, marketing and implementation support for Deltek solutions. The consulting firm said Friday its consulting partners have provided support in delivering Deltek’s enterprise resource planning solutions to government contractors, while the …

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Boeing Gives Processor Qualification Status to Exelis’ Aerostructures Arm

Exelis has received a processor qualification designation from Boeing for a composite design and manufacturing center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Exelis said it went through a  technical review through Boeing specifications and had to demonstrate both process controls and manufacturing capabilities. Mike Blair, vice president and general manager of Exelis Aerostructures, said his company finished the qualification process …

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DoD Awards ON Semiconductor’s North American Manufacturing Facilities a ‘Superior’ Security Rating

ON Semiconductor has announced that its North America manufacturing facilities have received a superior security rating from an annual vulnerability assessment conducted by the Defense Security Service. According to DoD, the superior rating is to contractors whom have fulfilled the requirements of the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM). Gary Pugsley, global …

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Andrew Bailey Appointed Louis Berger Services President

Andrew V. Bailey II, a nearly three-decade infrastructure development sector veteran, has assumed leadership of Louis Berger’s Services operation in the role of president, the firm said Tuesday. Bailey previously served as vice president of global operations and has worked in areas such as aircraft services, logistics services, fueling and facilities services, global operations and power. Nick …

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Jan Allman to Join Marinette Marine as CEO

Jan Allman, formerly a Navistar Corp. executive, will join the Fincantieri Marine Group-owned Marinette Marine Corp. subsidiary as president, CEO and general manager on Monday. “This is the logical next step in Fincantieri’s unwavering commitment and continued investment in the US market,” Fincantieri CEO Giuseppe Bono said June 16. Allman is also …

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