Posts from GovCon Wire 6/8/18

John Johns Named SOSi Business Development VP

John Johns, former vice president of business development at KeyW (Nasdaq: KEYW), has been appointed to the same position at SOS International. The more than two-decade industry veteran will oversee SOSi’s business expansion and growth efforts in the U…
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Booz Allen, UiPath Form Partnership to Drive Federal Adoption of Robotic Process Automation

Booz Allen Hamilton and UiPath have teamed up to promote the use of robotic process automation technologies to help federal agencies improve their processes and operations. UiPath said Thursday it will combine its RPA platform with Booz Allen’s information technology and management consulting capabilities to help agencies streamline the delivery of services to citizens and build up their core processes…
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Former Unisys Exec Lee Ann Anderson Joins Business Integra as Federal Group President

Lee Ann Anderson, former vice president of civilian business development at Unisys (NYSE: UIS), has been named president of federal solutions group at Bethesda, Md.-based information technology contractor Business Integra…
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GE Launches UAS Traffic Management Tech Business

General Electric has unveiled a new company to help build traffic management systems designed to support the integration of unmanned aircraft systems into the national airspace. AiRXOS operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of GE and has been tapped to serve as a partner on several programs to support the development of UAS traffic management platforms, GE said Thursday
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CACI Subsidiary to Help Navy Deploy Counter-UAS Tech to Government Sites

A CACI International subsidiary has received a one-year, $48.6 million contract from the U.S. Navy to help the Naval Air Systems Command’s AIRWorks division deploy platforms intended to counter unmanned aerial systems…
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Serco’s Virginia, Colorado Offices Earn Industrial Security Recognition; Dave Dacquino Comments

Serco Group‘s North American subsidiary has received the Defense Security Service‘s 2018 James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Achievement Award in recognition of security practices at two company offices located in Virginia and Colorado…
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Lockheed’s $460M Tax Reform Savings to Support R&D, Employee Training Programs

Lockheed Martin has announced plans to funnel approximately $460 million in tax reform law-related savings into several investment initiatives. The company said Thursday about $200 million of that savings will go to research-and-development programs and capital expenditures this year in addition to $100 million in funds that will be invested into Lockheed’s venture capital fund…
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Jennifer Felix Named Private Company CFO of the Year; Mac Curtis Comments

Jennifer Felix, formerly chief financial officer at Vencore, has won the Northern Virginia Technology Council’s Private Company CFO of the Year award in recognition of her contributions to the Greater Washington region’s technology sector…
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AT&T, Air Force Academy Sign CRADA to Advance Commercial Tech Adoption; Rocky Thurston Comments

AT&T and the U.S. Air Force Academy have signed a five-year agreement to help the service advance the use of technology by sharing industry best practices and knowledge about internet of things, cybersecurity and other innovations to the academy faculty…
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‘Army Vision’ for 2028 Calls for Force Modernization Through Robotics, AI Development

The U.S. Army has issued a new vision statement for 2028 that details how the service intends to fight against Russia, China and other near-peer competitors in a joint multi-domain conflict. The Army Vision calls for the use of weapons, sustainment systems, aircraft, manned and unmanned combat vehicles, arms formations and tactics to counter potential adversaries across all domains and cites several measures that should be implemented to achieve that vision…
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Jim Bridenstine: NASA Needs Industry Support to Address Exploration, Science Goals

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has said the agency should leverage industry capabilities to achieve its science and exploration goals and an example of that is the Commercial Lunar Payload Services program, SpaceNews reported Wednesday
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VIDEO: Inside Look: Orbital ATK’s OA-9 Mission for NASA

Go behind the scenes of the launch prep for Orbital ATK’s Antares and Cygnus OA-9 mission to the International Space Station. Cygnus is scheduled to launch aboard an Antares rocket for the seventh time from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia…
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