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General Dynamics Launches Morgan County NextGen-911

Fairfax, VA, Julyy 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. .


   
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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.


   
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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.


   
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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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DLT Solutions and AlienVault Partner to Help Public Sector Organizations Detect and Respond to Security Threats

Providing federal, state, local and education customers with unified security management, threat detection and compliance management solutions

Herndon, VA, May 28, 2014

DLT Solutions, a leading value-added reseller in government information technology (IT) software and services, today announced a new agreement with AlienVault to provide federal, state, local and education (SLED) customers with unified threat detection and compliance management solutions.  By partnering with AlienVault, DLT Solutions will now be able to offer SLED and federal customers with more robust cyber security solutions that will include compliance management, threat intelligence and network security management for the world’s most challenging information environments.


   
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Engineering Services Network (ESN) of Arlington Wins Contract Worth Up to $24.5 Million from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SPAWAR) Pacific  

Arlington, VA, May 21, 2014

Engineering Services Network, Inc. (ESN) announced today it was awarded a contract worth up to $24.5 million from the Navy to support the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific Integrated Voice Networks Branch and provide telephony network support.


   
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Navy Awards ESN an Additional $7.7 Million Contract to Provide Combat Systems Engineering and Systems Integration Support

Arlington, VA, May 15, 2014

Engineering Services Network, Inc. (ESN), an engineering and technology solutions company that provides services to the Department of Defense and other federal agencies, recently earned an additional $7.7 million contract year to provide combat systems engineering and systems integration support to the U.S. Navy.


   

CivilianJobs.com Recognizes Level 3's Commitment to Veterans and Names the Company a 2014 Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military® Winner

Broomfield, CO, May 14, 2014

CivilianJobs.com, where America's military connects with civilian careers, recently announced Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) is a winner of the Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military®. Marking the sixth year of its publication in 2014, the MVE recognition serves to help military-experienced job seekers and veterans identify the top employers to target for civilian careers.


   

General Dynamics Delivers 4000th Sectéra vIPer Secure Phone to U.S. Department of State

The vIPer VoIP phone modernizes and secures voice and data communications from the Top Secret-level and below for U.S. military and government agencies.  

Scottsdale, AZ, May 14, 2014

General Dynamics C4 Systems has delivered the 4000th Sectera® vIPer™ Universal Secure Phone to the U.S. Department of State. Part of the General Dynamics cyber-defense product family, the vIPer secure phones are replacing outdated Secure Terminal Equipment (STE) phones currently in service with the department. The vIPer Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone modernizes and secures voice and data communications from the Top Secret-level and below for U.S. government personnel located in the U.S. and internationally. General Dynamics delivered the first Sectera vIPer Universal Secure Phone to the department in 2007.


   

General Dynamics’ Sectéra vIPer Universal Secure Phone Speeds Telecom Modernization for FBI

With features professionals expect on a desktop phone, including caller ID, the vIPer phone can switch from unclassified to classified calls with a press of a button on the keypad

Scottsdale, AZ, May 9, 2014

The Sectera® vIPer™ Universal Secure Phone by General Dynamics C4 Systems has been selected by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to replace outdated Secure Terminal Equipment (STE) phones. The vIPer Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone modernizes and protects federal law enforcement and national security personnel’s voice and data communications. Delivery of the vIPer secure phones to the FBI will begin during the second quarter of 2014.


   

Crystal Group Teams with EMC to Offer 

Rugged Server and Storage Solutions

Hiawatha, IA, May 6, 2014

-  a trusted manufacturer of rugged commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) custom-developed computers, displays, switches, and storage devices, today announced a reseller's agreement with EMC Corporation focusing on providing a best in class storage solution and a single point of contact for customers.


   

Crystal Group Receives Seven Seals Award for Support of Employees Who Serve in the National Guard and Reserve
Hiawatha, IA, May 2, 2014

Crystal Group Inc., a trusted manufacturing partner of rugged commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) custom-developed computers, displays, switches, and storage devices, has been presented with the prestigious Seven Seals Award by the Department of Defense and the Iowa Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR).


   

(ISC)²® Foundation and Booz Allen Hamilton Increase Opportunities for Veterans to Help Strengthen National Cybersecurity 

First of three U.S.A. Cyber Warrior Scholarship application periods now open; increased application opportunities allow greater chances for selection

Clearwater, FL, May 1, 2014

The (ISC)2® (“ISC-squared”) Foundation, the non-profit charitable trust for (ISC)² that aims to empower students, teachers, and the general public to secure their online lives with community cyber security education and awareness, today announced the launch of the first of three application periods for the 2014-2015 U.S.A. Cyber Warrior Scholarship program developed in collaboration with Booz Allen Hamilton. Instead of one application period, applicants now have three opportunities to apply. The program was created in response to the findings of (ISC)²’s sixth bi-annual Global Information Security Workforce Study  (“GISWS”), which revealed a significant widening of the gap between demand for and supply of cyber security workers.


 

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