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Mark Keeler Added to NVTC Board of Directors

The Northern Virginia Technology Council has appointed to its board of directors five senior executives from government technology contractors. Mark Keeler, acting president of intelligence and security sector at BAE Systems, is one of the five new members of NVTC’s board, the council said Tuesday. Keeler previously served as head of the I&S …

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Harris to Supply EW Transmitter for Air Force C-130J Aircraft

BAE Systems has awarded Harris a contract to provide electronic warfare transmitter technology for integration into the U.S. Air Force‘s MC-130J Commando II and AC-130J Ghostrider aircraft platforms. Harris said Wednesday its phased array antennas will offer transmit capacity for BAE’s electronic warfare countermeasure systems. In 2016, BAE and Northrop Grumman …

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Aircraft Carrier Alliance-Built HMS Queen Elizabeth Reaches UK Homeport

A U.K. aircraft carrier built by a BAE Systems–Babcock–Thales Group alliance has arrived at its homeport in Portsmouth, England for the first time. The British defense ministry said Wednesday sailors and a flypast from the Fleet Air Arm welcomed the Aircraft Carrier Alliance-built HMS Queen Elizabeth ship that will support F-35 trial flights beginning …

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Technavio Forecasts 15% Annual Growth for Low-Light-Level Imaging Sensor Market

A Technavio report predicts that the global market for low-light-level imaging sensors will experience a 15-percent compound annual growth rate from 2017 through 2021. Technavio reported Thursday it found that night-vision devices accounted for nearly 55 percent of the total market revenue last year, driven by defense organizations’ increased adoption of low-light-level imaging sensors. …

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LGS Innovations to Develop Computing Resource Allocation Algorithms Under DARPA Program

LGS Innovations has received a four-year, $7.5 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to create decision-making algorithms for computing resource allocation. The company said Wednesday it aims to develop algorithms and protocols that will work to simultaneously connect, identify and allocate dispersed computing assets under the first phase of …

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3 Firms to Attend Presolicitation Conference for Army Helmet Mounted Display Procurement

Representatives from BAE Systems, Thales and Elbit Systems will attend a presolicitation conference for the U.S. Army’s Common Helmet Mounted Display procurement program, Jane’s 360 reported Tuesday. The Army Contracting Command said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Monday the conference for the CHMD requirement aims to inform industry about the …

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Defense Security Service Picks 36 Company Facilities for Industrial Security Award

The Defense Security Service has given the 2017 James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award to 36 company facilities for maintaining high standards for industrial security. DSS said Thursday the winning facilities represent various large and small companies such as BAE Systems, Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Camber subsidiary, CGI Group, Concurrent Technologies Corp., General …

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Vencore’s Patrick Biltgen to Receive ASF’s Neil Armstrong Award of Excellence; Mac Curtis Comments

Patrick Biltgen, technical director of analytics at Vencore, will receive the inaugural Neil Armstrong Award of Excellence from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation for his research work and efforts to expand science and technology-related exploration initiatives. ASF will present the award to Biltgen during the foundation’s Innovators Gala to be held on …

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James Willis, Steve Fitz-Gerald to Join QinetiQ in Managing Director Roles

James Willis, currently head of defense and security at Vodafone UK, and Steve Fitz-Gerald, formerly CEO of Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group, will join QinetiQ as managing directors for two different business areas. QinetiQ said Tuesday both appointees will also serve on the company’s executive committee and report directly to CEO Steve Wadey. “James and Steve have proven …

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