Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 10/15/2014

Northrop Reveals Humvee Modernization Offering; Jeff Wood Comments

Northrop Grumman has launched a modernization offering that works to drive fuel efficiency and enable extended life for High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles, also known as Humvees. The company said Tuesday that it collaborated with Meritor Defense and Pratt & Miller Engineering to develop the offering, which aims to achieve lower sustainment and life-cycle costs…
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Former UnitedHealthcare Attorney Lucia Savage Named ONC Privacy Chief

Lucia Savage, formerly senior associate general counsel at health insurance firm UnitedHealthcare, will join the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology on Monday as the agency’s chief privacy officer, HealthITSecurity reported Tuesday
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Lockheed’s MAVEN Spacecraft Captures Martian Atmospheric Activity for NASA

Lockheed Martin‘s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution spacecraft has captured the first ultraviolet images of solar energetic particle activity and a layer of ozone in Mars’ atmosphere as part of a mission for NASA…
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Rob Smith: Lockheed Helps Army Update Common Intell Network

The U.S. Army has partnered with Lockheed Martin to modernize an information technology system that works to help military personnel access and exchange multisource intelligence data. Lockheed developed new software for the Army’s Distributed Common Ground System with the goal of helping the service analyze terabytes of intelligence collected from both manned and unmanned platforms, the company saidTuesday
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Study: ISR Key Factor in Electronic Warfare Tech Spending Through 2024

Strategic Defence Intelligence expects the growing demand for ISR systems and military technology advancements to fuel growth of the electronic warfare technology market over the next 10 years. The global EW systems market is forecast to achieve a 2…
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Report: Bechtel Relocates Some Workers to Virginia in Reorganization

Bechtel is transferring several employees from its site in Frederick, Maryland, to Virginia as part of a reorganization program, the Frederick News-Post reported Tuesday. Ed Waters Jr. writes Michelle Michael, a Bechtel spokesperson, told the newspaper the company will still have a presence in the county and the relocation will occur in phases…
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