Corporate Members in the News

Corporate members of AFCEA bring together innovative people, great ideas and vital solutions in support of global security. Learn what these leading companies are doing and what new products and services they are offering in Corporate Members in the News.

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Fulcrum Completes Acquisition of The PTR Group Expanding Intelligence and Research and Development Business

February 22, 2018

Fulcrum IT Services LLC today announced that it has acquired The PTR Group, a provider of innovative software engineering, cyber security, real-time and embedded systems, Internet of Things (IoT) engineering, Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Machine to Machine (M2) engineering solutions. Read more...


C5 Consortium Membership

February 21, 2018

Darkblade Systems has joined the Consortium for Command, Control, and Communications in Cyberspace (C5). Read more...


ACT I Celebrates 20 Year Anniversary

February 13, 2018

Advanced Concepts and Technologies International LLC leaders talk about the future of the company. Read more...


Ascolta Introduces New NIST-Compliant Platform as-a-Service 

February 6, 2018

Ascolta, a ViON company focused on secure cloud services, announced today it is introducing its NIST-compliant platform, Greenfield, with an as-a-Service model to help businesses quickly and safely address the federal government’s latest cybersecurity mandates. Read more...


ACT I Announces ISO 9001:2015 Certification

February 5, 2018

Advanced Concepts and Technologies International LLC has announced its independent third-party certification in meeting the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015. Read more...


Crystal Group Partners with Intel, VMware and DC Systems to Deliver Robust Compute Solution for Smart Grid Modernization

January 18, 2018

Industry partners help utilities monitor, manage and modernize critical power infrastructures. Read more...


CSRA Achieves Certification for Second Consecutive Year, Accelerating Digital Service Offerings for Government Customers

January 18, 2018

CSRA Inc. today announced it has achieved Managed Service Provider Partner status with Amazon Web Services for the second consecutive year. Read more...


CSRA's Larry Prior Named Tech Executive of the Year

December 14, 2017

The Northern Virginia Technology Council award recognizes influential leaders and innovative companies in the region's technology community. Read more...


PC Matic Pro Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2017

November 29, 2017

PC Matic Pro has been named a gold winner in Most Innovative Product of the Year – SMB in Best in Biz Awards, the only independent business awards program judged each year by prominent editors and reporters from top-tier publications in North America. Read more...


NT Concepts Joins the Consortium for Command, Control and Communications in Cyberspace

November 30, 2017

NT Concepts recently joined C5 to help accelerate its national security growth vector. Read more...


ACT I Awarded U.S. Marine Corps Contract to Provide Equipment Sustainment Support

November 21, 2017

Advanced Concepts and Technologies International LLC (ACT I) was awarded a Task Order under its GSA OASIS Small Business Pool 1 contract to provide the U.S. Marine Corps Logistics Command (MCLC) Marine Force Storage Center (MFSC) with Equipment Sustainment Support for up to three years. Read more...


CA Technologies Issues CA Smart Government Challenge to U.S. Developers

November 20, 2017

CA Technologies'  CA Smart Government Challenge is a new innovation competition that invites U.S.-based developers to submit their most innovative ideas for improving the “citizen experience” of the U.S. federal government through open source software. CA will award up to five finalists a cash prize of $5,000 and the chance to vie for a grand prize of $75,000. Read more...


CloudHealth Technologies Achieves AWS Public Sector Partner Program Membership

November 17, 2017

CloudHealth Technologies has joined an elite group of Amazon Web Services Public Sector Program Partners who provide solutions that benefit government, education and nonprofit customers. Read more....


NetQuest Enhances Threat Hunting for Cyber Intelligence Missions With Alpine Patrol's Optical Network Analytics

October 30, 2017

NetQuest Corporation announced the addition of optical network analytics in its Alpine Patrol Cyber Intelligence Access Orchestration platform aimed at improving threat and attack detection. Read more...


CMMI Level 2 Certification

October 2017

Darkblade Systems received final Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Level 2 appraisal. Read more...


CSRA No. 1 in Technology Services to the U.S. Government

October 2, 2017

According to Bloomberg Government's new BGov200 list, CSRA is the top provider of technology services to the federal government. Read more...

SC Lab's Cyber Security Test Names NIKSUN "Best Analytics Tool"

October 2, 2017

NIKSUN Inc. has been rated as the "best analytics tool" in the industry after SC Lab's cyber security group test. Read more...


Highlight Technologies LLC Finalist in the 15th Annual Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards

September 15, 2017

The Contractor of the Year award winner is selected in recognition of accomplishments and contributions during the past year to employees, the government contracting industry and the U.S. government. Read more...


Highlight Technologies Lands Spot on Washington Business Journal's 50 Fastest Growing Companies List

September 15, 2017

The Washington Business Journal honors companies with at least three years of consecutive revenue growth. Read more...



NIKSUN Named a 2018 TAG Cyber Distinguished Vendor for Exceptional Big Data "Capture and Analysis" Security Solution

September 8, 2017

Company chosen because of its capability to support full, zero loss "packet capture and analysis at extremely high network capacity rates. Read more...


SHR Consulting Group Ranked #3 on Washington Technology's Fast 50 List

September 7, 2017

Utilizing the compound annnual growth rates for the previous five years, the Fast 50 list recognizes the 50 fastest growing small businesses in the government market. Read more...


AASKI Technology Ranked #26 of the 50 Fastest Growing Small Businesses

September 6, 2017

Today, Washington Technology announced its ranking of the 50 fastest growing small businesses in the government market by their compound annual growth rate from 2012 through 2016. AASKI Technology Inc. was listed #26 on the list. Read more...

Highlight Technologies LLC Ranks #30 on Washington Technology's 2017 Fast 50 List

September 6, 2017

For the second year in a row, the company is recognized among some of the top small-business contractors in the government market. Read more...


Shadow-Soft Announces MariaDB Products and Services Available on GSA Schedule

August 29, 2017

By being added to the GSA Schedule, MariaDB database solutions join a list of qualified commercial products and services Shadow-Soft offers government agencies. Read more...


Inc. 5000's Fastest Growing Private Companies

August 28, 2017

Darkblade Systems is proud to announce that it has earned a spot as number 1438 on the 2017 Inc. 5000 list of America's fastest growing privately held companies. Read more...


Former Department of Defense Official Katharina McFarland Appointed to TransUnion Government Advisory Board

August 21, 2017

TransUnion's Government Advisory Board provides the company with valuable perspective and key insights into the unique needs of the public. Read more...


LBA Among Selected Vendors at Defense and Economic Development Event

August 25, 2017

LBA Technology Inc., a unit of LBA Group Inc., offered one of the highlights of the 16th Annual NC Defense and Economic Development Trade Show. Read more...

Brillient Wins a Spot on Inc  5000 for the Third Time

August 17, 2017

Brillient Corporation has been selected for the third time to the 2017 Inc  5000 list of fastest growing private companies in the USA with a rank of 976.  Read more...


Highlight Technologies Ranks #21 on Washington Business Journal's 2017 Small Technology Companies List

August 17, 2017

Highlight Technologies, LLC made the list and ranked #21 out of the top 30 companies listed on Washington Business Journal’s 2017 Small Technology Companies List. To be eligible, companies must have... Read more...

NIKSUN NetDetectorLive Called "Unquestionably the Top Network Forensics Tool Available" by SC Magazine

August 16, 2017

NIKSUN Inc. is pleased to announce that SC Magazine has rated NIKSUN at the top of the cyber security industry in its SC Lab Approved "one year later" review. Read more...

Strategy and Management Services Inc. Honored by Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce

August 9, 2017

Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS) has been selected by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce as a winner of the Established Meritorious Veteran-Owned Business Award. Read more...

NIKSUN Receives Frost & Sullivan's Enabling Technology Leadership Award for Network Security Forensics

August 8, 2017

NIKSUN Inc. is pleased to announce that the company has been rated at an industry-leading 9.7 out of 10 in a recent independent research study conducted by Frost & Sullivan. Read more...

Federal IT Decision Makers Pulling Back from Pure-play Public Cloud Infrastructures

August 1, 2017

Cloud savvy Federal IT decision makers are opting for hybrid cloud models over pure-play public cloud infrastructures as they seek to modernize and secure government systems, according to an independent survey underwritten by Nutanix. Read more…

NIKSUN Awarded Three Cryptographic Validations

June 27, 2017

NIKSUN Inc. has been granted three certificates for its implementation of approved cryptographic algorithms. Read more...

DFARS Industry Day Clarifies DoD Cybersecurity Compliance Requirements

June 23, 2017

The Department of Defense held an "Industry Information Day" today to provide information regarding the DFARS 252.204-7012 clause, which requires all DoD contractors who work with Covered Defense Information (CDI) to implement all 110 security controls specified under the NIST Special Publication 800-171 before the end of this year. Read more...

Forcepoint Achieves Highest Overall Security Effectiveness Out of 10 Vendors in NSS Labs' NGFW Test

June 6, 2017

Global cybersecurity leader Forcepoint announced that its Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) blocked 99.95 percent of exploits in NSS Labs’ 2017 NGFW Test. Read more...


Northrop Grumman Names 24 Maryland Winners in 15th Annual Engineering Scholars Competition

May 31, 2017

Northrop Grumman Corporation will provide $192,000 in college scholarships to high school seniors across Maryland interested in studying engineering, computer science, physics or mathematics. Read more...



Crystal Group Named Intel Partner of the Year—IoT Solution

May 30, 2017

Crystal Group Inc., a leading designer/manufacturer of rugged computer hardware, has been named Intel® 2016 Partner of the Year – IoT Solution for its agile, innovative engineering of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) and custom autonomous vehicle (AV) rugged computers powered by Intel and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies. Read more...



Nation Analytics Launches 2017 Government Services Competitive Intelligence Report and Subscription Service

May 23, 2017
Nation Analytics, a federal market research and analysis firm, today launched the first annual Government Services Competitive Intelligence Report. Read more...

Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS) Unveils Policy to Give Back to the Community

May 17, 2017

Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS) is excited to announce its approval of an eight-hour Volunteer Time Off (VTO) policy for all full-time employees. Read more...

Carbon Black Deployed Through Air Force CRADA

May 12, 2017

The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Electronic Systems Development Division here and Carbon Black, a locally-based security company, signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement to improve cybersecurity for the Hanscom Collaboration and Innovation Center. Read more...

American Cyber Ranks Number 16 in Virginia Fantastic 50 Awards

May 10, 2017

The Virginia Chamber of Commerce has awarded American Cyber Inc. a ranking of number 16 on its 2017 Fantastic 50 List. Read more...

Tavve Software Announces FIPS 140-2 Certification for the ZoneRanger 6.0 G-Series

May 8, 2017

Tavve Software Company announces that its ZoneRanger 6.0 G-Series™ crypto module, which is used to encrypt and proxy insecure management protocols across firewall boundaries and between high-side/low-side networks, has earned a FIPS 140-2 Level 1 validation. Read more...

#1 on Virginia’s Fantastic 50 List

May 2, 2017

Darkblade Systems is #1 on the 2017 Virginia’s Fantastic 50 List. Read more...

Forcepoint Data Loss Prevention Solutions Drive Strong Business Momentum

May 2, 2017

Global cybersecurity leader Forcepoint today announced strong data protection momentum driven by enterprise customers adopting centrally managed data loss prevention (DLP) solutions and market recognition. Read more...

Company congratulates 2017 winners and highlights the global need for increased diversiety in STEM and cyber education

April 27, 2017

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) announced the winners of the 2017 CyberCenturion competition following an exciting face-to-face final against the clock between ten teams aged 12-18 years. Read more...

Brillient Awarded DHS Small Business Award 2017

April 17, 2017

Brillient Corporation is honored to receive the DHS Small Business Achievement Award 2017. Read more...

Thomas Edison State University Offers a Bachelor's Degree and a Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity

April 12, 2017

Thomas Edison State University’s School of Applied Science and Technology offers a Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity degree and a Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity–Critical Infrastructure to address the critical national need for a highly skilled cybersecurity workforce. Read more...

Crystal Group receives high scores from the U.S. Air Force

March 22, 2017

Recent CPARS evaluation yields excellent marks for Crystal Group’s performance on the B-2 Aircraft’s Adaptable Communications Suite. Read more...

Crystal Group brings IoT capabilities to rugged environments as Intel® Internet of Things Solutions Alliance General Member

March 20, 2017

Crystal Group closely collaborates with Intel to deliver cutting-edge, enterprise-level capabilities to applications requiring rugged hardware. Read more...

NIKSUN Named Industry's "Most Comprehensive Solution"

March 14, 2017

NIKSUN® Inc., the world leader in developing real-time and forensics-based cyber security and network performance monitoring solutions, announced today it has been featured as the cover story for Silicon India's special Enterprise Security edition. Read more...

Staci L. Redmon Honored as WBJ Minority Business Leader

February 23, 2017

Staci L. Redmon, CEO and president, Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS), has been named as a recipient of the Minority Business Leader Award by the Washington Business Journal. Read more...

Forcepoint Launches New Businesses to Drive Customer-Centric Innovation

February 13, 2017

Global security leader Forcepoint today announced that it has established four market-centric business units. Read more...

Strategy and Management Services Inc. (SAMS), a Best Run Company

January 17, 2017

Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS) has been honored as a top business by being featured in SmartCEO’s Best-Run Book. Read more...


American Cyber Wins Two 2016 SmartCEO Awards

December 7, 2016

On November 22, 2016, SmartCEO Magazine declared American Cyber the winner of the SmartCEO 2016 GovStar Awards for the Emerging Company category. Read more...

Suntiva Named SmartCEO 2016 Corporate Culture Award Winner

November 15, 2016


























Suntiva, a trusted advisor to leaders in achieving critical business transformation and technology outcomes, announced it has been named as one of SmartCEO's 2016 Corporate Culture Award winners. Read more...

Electronics Valley Supports InterDrone 2017 as the Media Partner

November 2, 2016

EV has been supporting the InterDrone shows for the past two years and this new agreement will definitely strengthen the long term partnership between EV and InterDrone. Read more...

Society of Women Engineers Recognizes MITRE President Alfred Grasso with Engineering Leadership Award

September 20, 2016

MITRE Corporation's President and CEO Alfred Grasso will be honored by the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) with the Rodney D. Chipp Memorial Award during an Oct. 28 ceremony in Philadelphia. Read more...

Mike Dunn, Chief Financial Officer at NeoSystems, Honored as Trending 40 Top CFO in Washington Metro Region

October 19, 2016

NeoSystems Corporation is proud to announce that its Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Mike Dunn, has been named a Trending 40 DC Top Tech CFO for 2016. Read more...

Legacy Infrastructure Causes Concerns for Federal IT Departments, Survey Shows

September 14, 2016

Federal respondents note confidence in modern architecture's ability to rise to the challenges of cybersecurity, big data, private cloud and virtualization. Read more...

Eight in 10 Consumers Are Concerned They Will be a Victim of Fraud

September 20, 2016

A new survey from TransUnion found that 83% of consumers are concerned they will become an identity theft victim within the next one to two years by having their personal data stolen from a business or government agency. Read more...

Information Technology Strategies Makes Washington Technology's Fast 50

September 28, 2016

IT-Strat is proud to have earned recognition as one of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in the National Capital Region. Read more...

AST Remains Among Washington Technology's Fast 50

September 14, 2016

For the third consecutive year, Allegheny Science & Technology (AST) has been ranked among the 50 fastest growing small businesses in the government market according to Washington Technology. Read more...

STOPSO Ranked Among Top 25 Most Successful 8(a) Contractors

September 16, 2016

Strategic Operational Solutions, Inc. (STOPSO) has been named among the top 25 largest 8(a) contractors providing IT, telecommunications and professional services to the federal market by Washington Technology. Read more...

Tapestry Technologies Named to the Washington Technology Fast 50

September 16, 2016

Washington Technology recently named Tapestry Technologies to the Washington Technology Fast 50 list. Tapestry ranks 47 on this annual list. Read more...

Solutions By Design II, LLC Ranks No. 42 on the 2016 Washington Technology Fast 50 with Five-Year Sales Growth of 58.50%

September 14, 2016

SBD is pleased to announce its recognition by Washington Technology on its Fast 50 2016 ranking, which highlighted the fifty fastest growing small companies within the government services market. Read more...

MITRE Names C-UAS Challenge Winners

September 8, 2016

Eight finalists competed in one or more of three categories: Detection and Determination, Interdiction, and End to End System. Read more...


Darkblade Systems #8 on Washington Technology’s 2016 Fast 50

September 14, 2016

Darkblade Systems has been selected by Washington Technology as part of the 2016 Fast 50 list. Read more...

L-3 GCS Participates in Alaskan Northern Slope Terminal Operation Testing

August 30, 2016

L-3 GCS announced today that it participated in a successful field test conducted by North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) in Barrow, Alaska - located north of the Arctic Circle on the Alaskan Northern slope. Read more...

NeoSystems Names to Inc. Magazine Fastest Growing Private Companies List for Record 7th Consecutive Year

August 18, 2016

NeoSystems Corp,  a leading provider of managed services in accounting, human resources, contract management, information technology, world-class hosting and strategic systems integration consulting services has been named by Inc. Magazine to the 2016 Inc. 5000 list of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies for a record seventh consecutive year. Read more...

NeoSystems Celebrates 18-Month Deltek Costpoint 7 Migration Anniversary: Advises Companies to Embrace Next-Gen ERPs

August 3, 2016

NeoSystems Corporation, a leading technology-enabled managed services and systems consulting firm specializing in integrated accounting/finance, HCM, hosting, and IT solutions, is reaping the benefits of its January 1, 2015 migration from Deltek’s GCS Premier to Deltek’s Costpoint 7 enterprise resource platform (ERP). Read more... 

Edge Hosting Parnters With CloudFlare

June 14, 2016

Edge Hosting, a national provider of secure, scalable and dependable managed hosting services, announced a partnership with and the availability of CloudFlare, a web application firewall, CDN and DDoS mitigation service. Read more…

Atlantis Computing Receives Renewal Certificate of Networthiness (CoN) From U.S. Army

June 7, 2016

Atlantis Computing®, the leading provider of Software-Defined Storage (SDS), today announced it has been granted a renewal of Certificate of Networthiness (CoN) from the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM) for Atlantis USX™ 3.x solution. This certification enables the U.S. Army to utilize Atlantis USX throughout its technology infrastructure to increase storage capacity and performance.  Read more...

Logical Operations to Host Upstate New York Regional Cybersecurity Forum at RIT June 14

June 3, 2016

Logical Operations, the world’s leading provider of information technology instructor-led courseware, will host the Upstate New York Regional Cybersecurity Forum at RIT Tuesday, June 14. This forum allows businesses, industry experts, and individuals to come together and discuss one of today’s most critical concerns: how to keep personal and corporate data secure. Read more...

BAER Consulting Firm Changes Name to BMK Secure Solutions

May 18, 2016

To accurately reflect the expansion of our business solutions, we have changed our legal company name, formally known as BAER Consulting Firm, (dba) BMK Consultants, to BMK Secure Solutions. All formal changes have been completed and are reflected in Read more...

Western Digital Completes Acquisition of Sandisk, Creating a Global Leader in Storage Technology

May 12, 2016

IRVINE, Calif. Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Western Digital Technologies Inc. has completed the acquisition of SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK). Read more...

Dispersive Technologies Wins Innovation Award At AFCEA Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium

April 26, 2016

ALPHARETTA, Ga., April 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Dispersive Technologies, Inc. won the Most Innovative Solution award at the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium in Washington, D.C. April 20-22. Read more...


Codan Launches the Cyclone Repeater/Base Station at IWCE 2016

March 23, 2016

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA – IWCE 2016, booth #1857, 23 March 2016.  Codan Radio Communications, a division of Codan Limited (ASX-CDA), has announced the launch of Cyclone, a drop-in replacement platform for existing conventional core radio repeaters and base stations. Read more...

Military Times Names Leidos Best for Vets Employer for 2016

March 21, 2016

RESTON, Va., March 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, was recognized by Military Times as a Best for Vets: Employers 2016.  The company's continued hiring and retention efforts to engage veterans through relationships with military associations, service groups and the military's transition assistance program are among driving factors behind the recognition. Read more...

Federal Small Business Specialty Debuts at FedGIS

February 17, 2016

Redlands, California–The Esri Partner Network has launched the Esri Federal Small Business Specialty to give the small business community a new way to develop ArcGIS software-based offerings for federal government clients. Read more...

Brillient Corporation Commences Performance on $163M ROSS Prime Contract for U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services

November 1, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – RESTON, VA – Brillient Corporation (Brillient), a fast-growing provider of technology, business solutions and mission support services to the federal government, has commenced performance on a prime contract with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to provide National Records Center (NRC) and File Storage Facility (FSF) Records Operations Support Services (ROSS). The contract has a one-year base period with four one-year option periods and is valued at approximately $163 million, inclusive of the options. Read More


October 21, 2015

Colorado Springs, CO – Imprimis, Inc. (i2) and the Defense Industrial Base Information Sharing and Analysis Center™ (DIB ISAC™) are pleased to announce that they have reached a cooperative agreement on cybersecurity compliance. The DIB ISAC will use the Imprimis Cyber Assessment & Compliance Tool, the i2ACT–800, as the standard tool for determining defense contractor compliance with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, specifically NIST SP 800-171.



October 2015

Arlington, VA--Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. (BE), an industry-recognized leader for efficient and transformative technology solutions that support mission-critical government initiatives, announced today that Amy Bleken, Vice President of Corporate Development will succeed Brian Karlisch as Chief Executive Officer effective

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September 18, 2015

Herndon, Virginia—Technology firm Discover Technologies, announced today its membership within AFCEA, who is known for providing access to an unrivaled forum for public and private sector professionals in the communications, intelligence and information technology arenas to interact and share ideas.




March 18, 2015

Electronics Valley is glad to present to you the "4th MILITARY ELECTRONICS SEMINAR" which will be held in Ankara, Turkey on the 16 - 17th of November, 2015. This two-day event will take place at the Cultural and Convention Center of Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey.


Turissini Named to Top Technology Positions at SolPass

March 12, 2015

SolPass LLC, a developer of technology for mitigating cybercrime, has named Daniel E. Turissini to dual roles of Chief Technology Officer and Chief Information Security Officer.
Turissini oversees the development, engineering, integration and security functions for SolPass, the developer of an assured identity verification solution to help businesses and governments address cyber theft, fraud and hacking.


Technology Science Corporation hosts the 5th Annual 007 Bond themed Black Tie Gala

March 9, 2015

Technology Science Corporation invites you to spend an evening celebrating and honoring Heroes of Benghazi, Woundeed Warriors, and WWII Saturday, May 2nd, 2015. Net proceeds from the gala will raise critical funds for Shadow Warriors.


Thales and Ultra Electronics establish a partnership on a New Generation Line-of-Sight High-Capacity Radio

February 22, 2015

Thales and Ultra Electronics TCS have established a partnership to provide the next generation of high-capacity communications systems for use in theatre of operations. Based on the expertise of the two leading companies in High-Capacity Line-of-Sight (HCLOS) communications, this initiative resulted in the new TN 4100 product family.


Engineering Services Network (ESN) Celebrates 20 Years Serving DOD and Other Federal Agencies

February 19, 2015

From walking the halls of the Pentagon to pitch his new defense contracting company, to standing among last year’s 100 fastest-growing Hispanic-owned companies in the nation, Raymond F. Lopez, Jr. has something to celebrate today: 20 years in business.

This month, his company,Engineering Services Network, Inc. (ESN), celebrates its 20-year anniversary as a leading engineering and IT solutions firm. Mr. Lopez has taken ESN from a two-person shop (consisting of him and his wife, Carol) to a 250-employee industry leader with $38 million in revenue in 2014.


CACI and Appcelerator Announce Partnership to Rapidly Develop Secure Mobile Applications for Federal

January 13, 2015

CACI International Inc and Appcelerator®, provider of a leading mobile engagement platform, announced today a cooperative partnership to offer a unique solution set to the federal market, particularly the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community.


Thales to upgrade fire control system on Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier

January 6, 2015

On behalf of the French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA), the Joint Armaments Cooperation Organisation (OCCAr)1 has awarded Thales a contract to upgrade the fire control system for the anti-air missiles
deployed by the French Navy's Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier.


Navy Awards Engineering Services Network $13 Million Contract to Continue Vital Combat Systems Work with Naval Surface Warfare Center

January 5, 2015

Engineering Services Network, Inc. (ESN), a leading engineering and IT solutions company in Arlington, VA, announced today that it has won a $13.5 million contract from the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division, field activity of Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA).


ESN CEO Ray Lopez Tells Vetrepreneur Magazine: Navy Know-How and Employing Veterans Helped ESN Flourish

December 22, 2014

Raymond F. Lopez, Jr., Founder and CEO of Engineering Services Network, Inc. (ESN), is featured in a Q&A in the December issue ofVetrepreneur magazine. The national publication is dedicated to covering the veteran-owned business movement.


Airbus Group Sells Its Entire Stake in Finland's Patria

December 9, 2014

Airbus Group (stock exchange symbol: AIR) today announced that the company has signed a share buyback agreement with Helsinki-based Patria to sell its entire 26.8 percent to the Finnish defence, security and aviation services provider.


Scorpion Multi-Role Armoured Vehicle contract awarded to Nexter, RTD and Thales

December 5, 2014

On the occasion of its visit in the 27th Mountain Infantry Brigade Artillery of Varces (Isère), Jean-Yves LE DRIAN, Minister of Defence, handed the EBMR (Armoured Multi-roles vehicles) market to the CEOs of the GME (temporary consortium) formed by the French companies Nexter Systems, Renault Trucks Defense and Thales. Prepared by the Armament Procurement Agency (DGA), this market plans the development, the manufacturing and the support of the EBMR of the SCORPION program.

TE Connectivitiy Opens Wearables Lab to Address Rapid Growth in Market

December 2, 2014

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity, today announced the official opening of its TE Wearables Lab in Menlo Park, California. Exclusively focused on wearable technologies across consumer, medical, industrial and defense businesses, the lab serves as a collaboration center for TE's team of engineers, scientists and its customers throughout the design process.




Crystal Group Receives 2014 Iowa ESGR Governor's Award for Support of the Guard and Reserve Employees

September 23, 2014 
Crystal Group Inc., a trusted manufacturer of rugged commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) custom-developed computers, displays, switches, and storage devices, today announced that the company received the 2014 Iowa Employers in Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Governor's Award for outstanding support of their employees who are also members of the National Guard and Reserve. 


OPM Names (ISC)2® Security Congress a Qualified U.S. Government Training Activity

September 17, 2014

(ISC)²® (“ISC-squared”), the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified information and software security professionals with over 100,000 members worldwide, today announced that its fourth annual Security Congress event has been approved by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) for federal government employees' attendance and qualifies as training in compliance with 5 U.S.C., chapter 41. The event is being held September 29-October 2, 2014 in Atlanta, Ga.


CENTERPOINT Inc. to Provide Mobile Support to DISA

September 16, 2014

CENTERPOINT Inc., a Reston, Virginia-based provider of cybersecurity lifecycle management, enterprise mobile solutions, and IT governance consulting services, announced today that the company begins work at the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) this month.


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Engineering Services Network (ESN) to Provide Technical Services to Veterans Health Administration for HPID Implementation

September 11, 2014

Engineering Services Network, Inc. (ESN) today announced a new contract win, titled “Department of Veterans Affairs National Provider Identifier (NPI) and Health Plan Identifier (HPID) Technical Services”, to provide technical services to the Veterans Health Administration Chief Business Office (CBO). The award was for one year and valued at approximately $475,000 with an option period of one year.



MAT Training Catalog Available

September 9, 2014

McLane Advanced Technologies (MAT) is pleased to announce its new training catalog is available online. MAT has developed quality educational programs to help strengthen skills and enhance professional development. The company offers courses tailored to fit your training needs and budget requirements. Whether you’re just entering the job market or an experienced worker looking to refresh your abilities or gain certification for career advancement, MAT’s courses provide relevant skills to enhance career potential.



DLT Solutions Awarded $40 Million Blanket Purchase Agreement by Defense Information Systems Agency for Red Hat Software and Services

September 3, 2014

DLT Solutions, a leading value-added reseller in government information technology (IT) software and services, today announced it has been awarded a new five-year Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA)by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) worth up to $40 million for Red Hat software and services. This award is part of theDepartment of Defense Enterprise Software Initiative (DoD-ESI), and provides leading open source software and services from Red Hat to the entire DoD and Intelligence Communities (IC).


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ESN Named Among Nation’s Fastest-Growing Hispanic Companies

August 25, 2014

Engineering Services Network, Inc. (ESN), a leading engineering and IT solutions company in Arlington, VA, announced today that it is among’s 100 fastest-growing  companies in 2014.


Chassis Plans Awards Leadership in Engineering Scholarship

Julia Soderstjerna, studying Mechanical Engineering at the UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering, is the winner 

August 18, 2014

Chassis Plans, Systems Engineered to Perform®, today announced the award of the Leadership in Engineering Scholarship to Julia Soderstjerna.  

Marc DeMatteo, President of Chassis Plans, presented the $1500 Scholarship award and said "Julia epitomizes what we want to reward in our winners - a can-do attitude, self reliance, and a drive to succeed. I congratulate Julia on winning this Scholarship."


Crystal Group Teams with SOLUTE for the U.S. Navy's Virtualized Automated Digital Network System 
August 18, 2014

Crystal Group Inc., a trusted manufacturer of rugged commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) custom-developed computers, displays, switches, and storage devices, has teamed with SOLUTE to provide high-density, small form-factor computing hardware along with virtualization technology to support the U.S. Navy's Automated Digital Network System (ADNS) - the ship and shore communications network system.


Crystal Group Receives Boeing Recognition for Support of U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon Aircraft

August 12, 2014

Crystal Group Inc., a trusted manufacturer of rugged commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) custom-developed computers, displays, switches, and storage devices, was recognized recently by Boeing for Crystal Group's role in providing Video And Data Storage System (VADSS) units aboard the U.S. Navy's P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft.


Application period begins October 1  for the U.S.A. Cyber Warrior Scholarship

August 13, 2014

The U.S.A. Cyber Warrior Scholarship assists transitioning veterans interested in attaining certification, easing their transition into the civilian workforce and building a career in information or cybersecurity. Presented in a partnership between (ISC)2 Foundation and Booz Allen Hamilton, the U.S.A. Cyber Warrior Scholarship provides underwriting for training, textbooks, phone application-enabled study materials, certification testing and placement assistance of qualified returning veterans who served in the United States military. 


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 landand 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.

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