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Thales support for control systems to help extend the life of EDF Energy’s UK nuclear power stations

July 29, 2014

Thales has been awarded a 10-year contract to support computerised control system services at all but two of EDF Energy’s nuclear power stations in the United Kingdom. The Long Term Support contract, worth over £30m, was awarded by EDF Energy as part of their continuing commitment to securing the UK’s future energy generation requirements.


Data Systems Analysts, Inc. is awarded Air Force contract

July 29, 2014

Data Systems Analysts, Inc. (DSA) is pleased to announce that on July 8, 2014, the United States Air Force (USAF) Air Education and Training Command (AETC) awarded the Software Systems Support Contract under the ENCORE II contract. This 15-month contract consists of a base period and one option year.  

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ESN Featured on the Federal Contracting Page of Washington’s Capital Business, and CEO Ray Lopez talks about ESN’s Excellent Employees Benefits Package at SmartCEO Magazine in July/August Issue

Arlington, VA, July 29, 2014

Engineering Services Network, Inc. (ESN), a leader in engineering and technology solutions, was the focus of a recent article on the federal contracting page of Capital Business, a Washington, DC publication owned by The Washington Post.


DLT Solutions Awarded U.S. Communities Contract to Provide Oracle Solutions to State, Local and Education Customers

Herndon, VA, July 29, 2014

DLT Solutions, a leading value-added reseller in government information technology (IT) software and services, today announced that it was awarded a contract through the U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance to provide simplified procurement and competitive pricing for Oracle technology solutions. U.S. Communities has more than 55,000 participating agencies and presents a procurement resource for local and state government agencies, school districts (K-12), higher education and non-profit organizations.


General Dynamics Launches Morgan County NextGen-911

Fairfax, VA, July 22, 2014

NENA i3 compliant NextGen-911 system uses cloud technology to provide high-quality
information faster and enables seamless call transitions among first responders.


Chassis Plans Recognized by SDBJ’s 2014 Fastest 100 Growing Private Companies

San Diego, CA, July 22, 2014

Chassis Plans, a provider of rugged computer systems and rugged displays and keyboard video monitors for military, industrial, and commercial applications, announces that the company is recognized as one of 2013’s Fastest Growing Private Companies in San Diego by the San Diego Business Journal for a sixth time. Chassis Plans also achieved this honor in 2005, 2006, 2010, 2012 and 2013.


Thales and Finmeccanica – Selex ES team up to address UK-French Unmanned Combat Air Systems sensor requirements

Farnborough, UK, July 14, 2014

Thales and Finmeccanica – Selex ES welcome the signature of the FCAS Arrangement between the United Kingdom and France. Within the UK-French framework, the two companies will cooperate for the development of the multifunction sensor suite and the communication sub-system of the future Anglo-French Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS).


Thales I-Master radar gets new Maritime mode Best-in-class sensor can now deliver ISR capability for wide areas of land and sea simultaneously

Farnborough, UK, July 14, 2014

Thales announced today at Farnborough International Airshow 2014 that its I-Master radar is now available with a Maritime Moving Target Indication (MMTI) mode. The new maritime capability, enabled through a software package, can be used simultaneously with the

existing Ground Moving Target Indication (GMTI) and Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) modes.


Thales Scorpion Helmet Mounted Sight and Display System Selected by Airbus Helicopters for new weapons systems programme

Farnborough, UK, July 14, 2014

Thales’s Scorpion® Helmet Mounted Sight and Display (HMSD) System was selected by Airbus Helicopters for production and integration into its future Helicopter Weapons Systems, following a full and open competition. Scorpion will therefore be an off-the-shelf product for all new Airbus helicopters platforms or upgrade retrofits.


Chassis Plans Named to Dell Founders Club 50 of High-Growth Companies

San Diego, CA, July 10, 2014

hassis Plans, Systems Engineered to Perform®, has been named to the Dell Founders Club 50, an exclusive list of companies that Dell has identified as high-growth poised to become major disruptors in their specific industries.  This membership validates Chassis Plans’ year-after-year listing in the INC 500/5000 and San Diego Business Journal Fast 100 lists.


TE Connectivity Experts to Present at Advanced Aircraft Cabling Conference

Harrisburg, PA, July 2, 2014

Nina Przbylska, Development Engineer, and Mark Taylor, Product Manager, both of TE Connectivity's (TE) Global Aerospace, Defense & Marine business unit, will present at International Conference Aircraft Cabling in Hamburg, Germany, July 8-10, 2014.


TE Connectivity Completes Acquisition of the SEACON Group – Expands Range of Connectivity Solutions for the Oil and Gas Sector

Harrisburg, PA, July 2, 2014

TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of the SEACON group, a leading provider of underwater connector technology and systems. The SEACON group serves the military marine and sub-sea sectors for remotely operated vehicles (ROV) / autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV), oil and gas, environmental and oceanographic applications. The group will become part of TE’s Industrial Solutions segment under the leadership of Terrence Curtin, president, Industrial Solutions, and will be integrated into the Aerospace, Defense and Marine business unit. TE previously announced the definitive agreement to acquire the SEACON group on April 2, 2014.


Inmarsat Global Xpress® Service Begins

June 30, 2014

With the successful completion of extensive satellite and end-user tests, Inmarsat is pleased to announce that its first Inmarsat-5 Global Xpress (GX) satellite has achieved commercial service introduction (CSI), beginning with United States (US) Government customers within the satellite’s Indian Ocean Region coverage area. .


DLT Solutions’ Climbs the Rankings of Two Major Industry Publications

Continued growth and success improves DLT Solution’s ranking on both the 2014 Washington Technology Top 100 and CRN’s 2014 Solution Provider 500 list
Herndon, VA, June 25, 2014

DLT Solutions, a leading value-added reseller in government information technology (IT) software and services, today announced it has been named to the 2014 Washington Technology Top 100 and to the 2014 Solution Provider 500 (SP500) list by The Channel Company’s CRN.


Integrated Microwave Technologies, LLC (IMT) Compact Portable Transmitter Sets Sail at Police Security Expo 2014

Transmitter Ideal for a Range of Marine Patrol and Small Vehicle Applications

Atlantic City, NJ, June 24, 2014

Integrated Microwave Technologies, LLC (IMT), a Business Unit within the Vitec Group’s Videocom Division, and a leader in advanced digital microwave systems for MAG (Military, Aerospace & Government) markets, features its Compact Portable Transmitter (CPTx-II) at Police Security Expo 2014 (Booth 1315). The CPTx-II can be used for a variety of law enforcement applications and vehicles ranging from police motorcycles to marine patrols.


Thales to provide secure internet access for French Government Network

Neuilly-sur-Seine Cedex, France, June 19, 2014

Thales has been selected by the French Prime Minister's Office to deliver and deploy service platforms offering highly secure Internet connections for the 900,000 future users of the French government's interministerial network (Réseau Interministériel de l'État – RIE). Thales will build the IT solution and provide managed services as well as 24/7 network supervision.


McLane Advanced Technologies Awarded Post Production Software Support (PPSS) Contract for U.S. Army Tactical Logistics Systems

Temple, TX, June 17, 2014

McLane Advanced Technologies (MAT) is pleased to announce that it was awarded a subcontract through Logistics Solutions Group (LSG) to support and sustain two mission critical Tactical Logistics Systems (TLS) for the U.S. Army. The systems are part of the Software Engineering Center (SEC-Lee) Tactical Logistics Directorate (TLD) located at Fort Lee, Virginia.


Thales supplies secure communications services for EU force in Central African Republic

Neuilly-sur-Seine Cedex, France, June 17, 2014

Thales has been chosen to supply and operate the European Union Force (EUFOR) with a highly secure communication and information system in the Central African Republic. The system deployed and operated in theatre by Thales in the Central African Republic employs a wide range of technologies including satcom and point-to-point PMR radio links, fire-optic links, secure voice over IP (VoIP) and video on demand. All these services are available simultaneously and can be implemented extremely quickly, enhancing operational value for forces in the field. The system also provides data storage and back-up for users and military applications. Complex combinations of transmission solutions are required to meet the broad spectrum of operational situations encountered on this deployment, which increasingly call for data and video services as well as voice.


DLT Solutions Launches DLT Cloud Navigator

A focused initiative encompassing today’s most innovative cloud computing products and services for public sector agencies and organizations

Herndon, VA, June 11, 2014

DLT Solutions, a leading value-added reseller in government information technology (IT) software and services, today announced the launch of DLT Cloud Navigator, a new initiative that provides public sector customers with simplified access to today’s leading products, services, contracts, tools and expertise for cloud computing.    


Sabre Awards STEM Scholarship to Ivy Ren
Warrington, PA, June 6, 2014

Sabre Systems, Inc., a professional information technology (IT) and engineering services company is pleased to announce that Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJHSST) senior Ivy Ren of  Springfield, Va., was awarded a $1,500 college scholarship to Yale University in recognition of her outstanding STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) accomplishments.

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The Washington Post: How one Navy contractor navigated Washington’s choppy waters

By Amrita Jayakumar, Published June 1, 2014

Raymond Lopez Jr. spent three decades in the Navy, starting out as a seaman apprentice and retiring with the rank of commander. When Lopez and his wife Carol started Engineering Services Network, a defense services company, in 1997, they built their business on Navy contracts, growing from a small start-up into a $38 million-a-year enterprise. Lopez felt like he had never really retired from the Navy.


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