The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $10.25 million contract modification to continue operating the New England Maintenance Manpower Initiative (NEMMI) at the Naval Submarine Base in Groton. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). Initially awarded in October 2006 , the five-year contract has a potential value of $201.8 million if al... (more)

Since the 1990’s, pundits have been erroneously declaring the mainframe dead. And now, with digital transformation initiatives incessantly increasing demand for compute power, IT executives are recognizing that the mainframe will be a mission-critical part of their reality for some time to come. The problem is that a mainframe is a bit like an aircraft carrier steaming steadfastly across ... (more)

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) successfully fired a U.S. Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) missile in a recent stockpile verification test at Fort Bliss, TX. The missile was fired from a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launcher.  The test used an ATACMS Unitary variant missile to destroy a target approximately 175 kilometers away. The operation met all mission objectives, ... (more)

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