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Terence Emmert, Acting Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, Named to 2021 Wash100 for Driving U.S. Tech Superiority; Improving U.S. Warfighter Capabilities

Terence Emmert

Executive Mosaic is thrilled to introduce Terence Emmert, acting deputy under secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, has been named a recipient of the 2021 Wash100 Award for the first time in his more than thirty-year career in the federal landscape and government. Visit Wash100.com to cast your TEN votes before April 30th  

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Serco Inc. Chairman, CEO Dave Dacquino Named to 2021 Wash100 for Driving Company Growth Through WBB, Alion’s Naval Systems Arm Acquisitions

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Executive Mosaic, the leading provider in connecting, promoting and branding government and government contracting (GovCon) executives of consequence, is thrilled to announce Dave Dacquino, chairman and CEO of Serco, Inc, as a recipient of the 2021 Wash100 Award, the most significant award in all of GovCon. This marks the second Wash100 win for Dacquino. 

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Raytheon Applies AI, Machine Learning to Defense Tech Modeling, Simulation

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Raytheon Technologies has infused emerging technology into the company's modeling and simulation process as part of efforts to help defense customers visualize the performance of weapons systems before they make procurement decisions. The company said Wednesday an engineering team within its missile and defense business used artificial intelligence and machine learning to put a Standard Missile-3 Block IIA missile through digital testing ahead of a flight test demonstration conducted by the U.S. Navy and the Missile Defense Agency in November last year.

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Executive Spotlight: Serco Chairman, CEO Dave Dacquino & Defense Services Business Group SVP Tom Watson

Dave Dacquino and Tom Watson

Dave Dacquino, chairman and chief executive officer of Serco and a 2021 Wash100 Award recipient, and Tom Watson, senior vice president of the company's Defense Services Business Group, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding Serco's acquisition of Whitney, Bradley & Brown, Inc. (WBB) from an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital for $295 million. 

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Lisa Porter, Former DoD R&E Deputy Undersecretary, Rejoins Riverside Research Board of Trustees

Lisa Porter Board of Trustees Riverside Research

Dr. Lisa Porter, former deputy undersecretary for research and engineering at the Department of Defense, has returned to the Riverside Research board of trustees, the company reported on Monday. Porter has nearly 25 years of experience in the defense and technology industries and is currently the co-president and co-founder of LogiQ.

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Space Tech Firm MDA Selected to Build Robotic System for NASA’s Moon Mission

ExecutiveBiz - Space Tech Firm MDA Selected to Build Robotic System for NASA's Moon Mission

The Canadian space agency has indicated its intent to award MDA Inc. a contract to build a robotic system that will serve as Canada's contribution Artemis, NASA's mission to put astronauts on the moon by 2024. Brampton, Ontario-based MDA will work to develop robotic and small dexterous arms and special tools to support heavy-duty tasks on a lunar Gateway outpost, CSA said Friday.

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