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SAIC Subcontracts Sypris Subsidiary for ICBM Silo Encryption Tech

Science Applications International Corp. has awarded a subcontract to a Sypris Solutions subsidiary to design and develop an electronic encryption device to control access to land-based intercontinental ballistic missile silos. Sypris said Wednesday the 22-month contract covers services in areas such as design, development, documentation, integration, testing, certification, training, maintenance and logistics for the Missile Electronic Encryption Device program. …

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Frost & Sullivan Forecasts 1% CAGR for DoD C4ISR Spend in 2014-2020; Brad Curran Comments

Frost & Sullivan has projected the Defense Department’s command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance spend to grow 1.4 percent annually from 2014 to 2020. Frost & Sullivan’s report forecasts a growth in usage of commercial off-the-shelf-based computing, storage, security, networking and collaboration tools as the DoD’s demand for virtualized …

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Doug Barrie: Worldwide Drone Demand to Steadily Increase

The International Institute for Strategic Studies says reducing acquisition costs will increase demand for unmanned aircraft for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance applications, Agence France-Presse reported Tuesday. IISS published its “Military Balance 2014” report stating that globally, more drones are being used by militaries, private companies and individuals. “We’re going to …

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Honeywell to Deploy Airplane Landing System at German Airport; Pat Reines Comments

A Honeywell Aerospace system has been selected to help the Frankfurt Airport in Germany improve the landing efficiency of commercial airplanes. The SmartPath Precision Landing System is designed as a ground-based augmentation system meant to speed up landings and lessen airport pollution and noise, Honeywell said Monday. “With significant passenger …

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Raytheon to Upgrade Comm Systems for Nuclear Weapons Controllers

Raytheon Co. has won a $33.4 million contract with the U.S. Air Force to modernize satellite communication systems for nuclear missile launch control sites, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Tuesday. John Keller writes Raytheon’s Marlborough, Mass.-based integrated defense systems segment will install, maintain and transport upgrade components for the minuteman …

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Executive Spotlight: George Verdon, Teradata Director of Partner Mgmt on Big Data Offerings and Gov Procurement

George Verdon serves as Teradata’s director of partner management where he works to bridge the federal government’s needs with Teradata’s technology capabilities. The 20-year industry veteran worked for Xelus Software Division prior to joining Teradata in 2004 and previous held leadership roles at General Electric and Lockheed Martin. In his Q&A …

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