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Army Taps MacAulay-Brown for EXPRESS BPA; Fred Norman Comments

MacAulay-Brown will provide logistics assistance for the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command as part of the Expedited Professional and Engineering Support Services blanket purchase agreement. The task order calls for the company to provide information technology support, training tools, manpower, computer resources and operational support for AMCOM, MacB said Monday. Fred Norman, …

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ULA’s Craig Cooning, Tory Bruno: RD-180 Ban Undermines Rocket Development Business Case

United Launch Alliance Chairman Craig Cooning and CEO Tory Bruno believe the congressional ban on RD-180 engines hurts the business case for further Boeing and Lockheed Martin investment on rocket development, SpaceNews reported Friday. Warren Ferster writes that the ULA executives have indicated the need for 14 of the Russia-made engines to participate in …

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Adam Famularo: Verizon to Train Partners for New Public Sector Channel Program

Verizon‘s enterprise business is expanding its partner program to the public sector by training partners to deliver the company’s services to U.S. government customers, CRN reported Tuesday. Mark Haranas writes that the public sector channel program seeks to meet the needs of government agencies for communications, cloud, Internet of Things, mobility and …

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CAE Simulator Helps Airmen Prepare for Nepal Earthquake Relief Operation; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE has helped Australian and British air forces to install a virtual database on their C-130J simulators as they prepared for relief and humanitarian aid efforts in Nepal, ADS Advance Magazine reported Monday. The company built the database for airmen to visualize airfields in the cities of Kathmandu and Pokhara, …

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Tory Bruno: ULA Plans Launch Infrastructure, Business Model Changes

United Launch Alliance CEO Tory Bruno has outlined the Boeing–Lockheed Martin joint venture’s plans for the military space launch market over the next 20 years in an interview published Monday on Defense News. Aaron Mehta reports that Bruno pointed to new initiatives that work to address potential challenges from market entrants such as SpaceX and government …

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ULA Unveils Vulcan Rocket, Reusability Initiative for Future Launches; Tory Bruno Comments

United Launch Alliance has introduced its new Next Generation Launch System rocket called Vulcan that features many components designed to be reusable. The Boeing–Lockheed Martin joint venture said Monday it selected the Vulcan name as the result of an online poll that received more than a million votes. “More capabilities in space mean more capabilities here on …

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Lockheed, SSBV-Rovsing Forge Solar Array Simulation Partnership

Lockheed Martin and Denmark-based space technology firm SSBV-Rovsing have reached a $438,500 partnership deal for the Danish company’s solar array simulation technology, Bidness Etc reported Friday. Larry Darrell writes Lockheed will help SSBV-Rovsing evaluate and test the SAS platform through the agreement. SSBV-Rovsing sought the assistance of the Danish Business …

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Steve Totman: Independent Regulator Picks Cloudera Tech to Analyze Securities Market Data

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority has tapped into Cloudera big data technology as part of an initiative to monitor securities trading activities in the United States. Cloudera said Tuesday that FINRA uses a regulatory infrastructure to merge data feeds from more than 4,000 securities companies and stock exchanges each day to …

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Engility to Help Train Pacific Theater Forces with War Game Simulation; Tony Smeraglinolo Comments

Engility Holdings will develop simulation-based war games in support of the warfare training for Pacific Theater forces under a $34.9 million contract. The company will work to create scenarios, configure training spaces and simulate world environments through command, control, communications, computers and intelligence systems, Engility said Tuesday. The contract contains a …

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Lockheed Picks Textron’s Radar Signal Simulator for F-35 EW Tests; Steve Mensh Comments

Lockheed Martin has selected Textron Systems’ radar signal simulator as a preflight tester for Lockheed’s F-35 Lightning II electronic warfare systems. The Textron Inc. business will supply handheld Model 527TM radar simulators for EW preflight testing on all F-35 variants under a three-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, Textron said Tuesday. Steve Mensh, Textron …

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MTSI to Provide Simulation, Modeling Services Under Potential $800M Stratcom IDIQ

The U.S. Strategic Command has awarded a McCallie Associates–Modern Technology Solutions Inc. team the first task order under a potential five-year, $800 million advisory and assistance services contract. MTSI will provide modeling and simulation expertise through the USStratcom Systems and Mission Support III program, the company said Tuesday. McCallie is one …

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