Tag Archives: North Africa

Rebranded, Renamed Janus Global Targets Worldwide Stability Operations, Austere Markets

Global logistics and stability services contractor Janus Global Operations adopted its new name earlier in April from the former Sterling Global Operations brand to complete a two-year process that included a restructuring initiative and changes to the company’s operating model. Alan Weakley, who joined the 7,000-employee company as chief operating officer in September 2013, told ExecutiveBiz in an …

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Parsons Unveils 5-Unit Structure, Mary Ann Hopkins to Head Federal Org; Chuck Harrington Comments

Parsons has formed five business units under a new program that seeks to create growth opportunities for the company and help with the delivery of services to clients. Chuck Harrington, Parsons’ chairman and CEO, said Monday the Forward “initiative is an important step in enhancing the effectiveness of our company, making us more agile …

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Comtech Subsidiary to Provide RF Equipment for North African Client’s Network Upgrade

A subsidiary of Comtech Telecommunications will provide satellite modems and radio frequency equipment to a GSM operator in North Africa under a $1 million contract in support of the operator’s network upgrade and expansion efforts. Comtech said Thursday Comtech EF Data will provide Memotec‘s CXU RAN Optimization, CDM-625A Advanced Satellite Modem, DoubleTalk Carrier-in-Carrier bandwidth …

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Italy Renews Lease on Lockheed’s Gulfstream SIGINT Aircraft Through 2016

Italy has extended its lease on Lockheed Martin‘s Gulfstream III signals intelligence aircraft through the spring of 2016 amid security concerns in Libya and Tunisia, Defense News reported Saturday. Tom Kington writes that Lockheed’s Airborne Multi-INT Laboratory provides communications and electronic intelligence functions and works as a “flying ISR test bed” equipped with a …

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Booz Allen Names 5 New Partners for Middle East Market Push; Joseph Logue Comments

Booz Allen Hamilton has appointed five new partners to provide consulting services for the Middle East and North Africa as the firm aims to expand its footprint in both regions. The firm said Tuesday the new partners for the MENA region are Walid Fayad, Raymond Khoury, Nabih Maroun, Mahir Nayfeh and Nadim Batri. Ramez Shehadi, an executive vice president and managing …

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Parsons Wins 3-Year Infrastructure Project Deal In Saudi City

Parsons recently announced that it has won a construction management contract from the Jeddah municipality in Saudi Arabia. The three-year contract calls for Parsons to coordinate and manage construction projects as well as additional services such as coordination, administration, inspection, materials testing, document submittals, project records and making recommendations to the …

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Cyber Crime in North Africa a 'New and Very Recent Trend'

Cyber experts with United Nations have cautioned about a recent trend in online attacks originating from  African countries. “It is important to note that the  ‘minds’ behind the crime organisations have recently moved to North Africa, which is a totally new and very recent trend,” Francesca Bosco, of the United …

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