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Zach Noble

Zach Noble is a former FCW staff writer.

Company that helped discover OPM breach still not paid

CyTech Services, the veteran-owned small business that may have played a significant role in discovering the OPM hack a year ago, says it's never been paid for that work.

Senate field hearing addresses cyber workforce shortage

A Senate field hearing addressed the issues of the public sector cyber workforce, and the message was that America needs to invest more scholarship money into STEM and cyber programs.

Leidos wins huge DOD health records deal

A team led by Leidos has won the $4.3 billion Defense Healthcare Management System Modernization contract to build DOD's new health records system.

How one company is embracing agile

CivicActions harnesses open agile software development in its bid for the GSA's 18F agile blanket purchase agreement.

CIOs sweat the human over the technical

People issues, not technology, take too much time and energy from CIOs, but that might just be the nature of the job, a new survey finds.

TOP 100: BAE shakes off uncertainty with focus on the future

In uncertain times, BAE Systems created its own certainty by cutting costs, adopting a shared services model and keeping a focus on where its customers future needs are.

TOP 100: DynCorp balances change, stability to overcome downturn

DynCorp anticipated tough times and pursued several intiatives including resturcturing, partnerships and broadening its offerings.

Newbie SAIC captures top 20 spot

Science Applications International Corp. comes through its spinoff with a top 20 spot as it continues to put itself in a position for growth.

Small biz C&N Universe wins $40M operational support contract

California small business C&N Universe Inc. has won a contract worth up to $40.2 million to provide broad-based berthing and messing support.

Raytheon wins $50M Poseidon radar modification

Raytheon has won a $50 million modification to a naval aviation radar contract.

BAE, SAIC win $206M contract for amphibious vehicles design

BAE Systems Land & Armaments and SAIC have won Marine Corps amphibious vehicle contracts worth up to nearly $206 million to help develop a new personnel carrier.

General Atomics wins $297M Army UAV modification

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has won a nearly $297 million contract modification to support Army UAV fleets.

Sikorsky bags $1.24B presidential helicopter test aircraft contract

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., the lone bidder, has picked up a $1.24 billion contract to support the overhaul of the presidential helicopter fleet.

Vistronix names new national intelligence programs VP

Vistronix has named indsutry veteran Paul Falkler as its new Corporate Vice President for national intelligence programs.

Lockheed wins $54.7M AEGIS modernization contract

Lockheed Martin, Maritime Systems and Sensors, has won a $54.7 million modification to an AEGIS modernization contract.

Small business wins $85M Navy Common Processing System contract

Global Technical Systems Inc. has won an $84.9 million Navy contract for the production and support of open architecture computer systems.

Raytheon wins $10M foreign military support contract

Raytheon has won a $10 million contract to support foreign military sales.

Surveillance system sets sights on poachers

Project on Costa Rican island brings opportunity for Cambridge International Systems to repurpose national security technology for environmental surveillance project.

Northrop wins $10.8M UAV electronic sensor contract

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has won a $10.8 million Naval aviation contract for UAV sensor arrays.

Leading general talks key investments to maintain 'iron fist'

Leadership development, ownership of assets and tech investments are key to maintaining the Army as the “iron fist of national defense,” TRADOC commander Gen. David G. Perkins, says.