Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 11/11/2014

Raanan Horowitz: Elbit Systems Engineers to Work on F-16 Display Technology

Elbit Systems of America will perform logistics work on head-up display electric module assemblies for the U.S. Air Force‘s fleet of F-16 fighter jets under a five-year, $29 million contract. Raanan Horowitz, president and CEO of Elbit Systems of America, said Tuesday that the company’s engineers will focus on work to address potential obsolescence issues the Air Force faces with the technology…
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Nicholas Rasmussen to be Nominated Full-Time NCTC Director

Nicholas Rasmussen, acting director at the National Counterterrorism Center since September 2014, will be nominated to lead the federal anti-terror organization on a full-time basis. Rasmussen became NCTC deputy director in June 2012 and served on the National Security Council as a special assistant to the president and senior director for counterterrorism from 2007 to 2012, the White House said Friday…
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State Dept Amends Policy on Arms Exports to Vietnam

The State Department has amended the policy that regulates exports of defense articles and services to Vietnam. The department said in a Monday Federal Register notice that arms exports to Vietnam “may be authorized on a case-by-case basis” if it bolsters “maritime security and domain awareness…
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Optex Systems Buys Applied Optics Center From L-3; Merrick Okamoto Comments

Optex Systems Holdings has closed its acquisition of laser protection filter business Applied Optics Center from L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) for an undisclosed amount. Applied Optics Center was formerly a division of L-3’s warrior systems sector within the electronics systems business unit, Optex said Nov…
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Rami Rahim Named Juniper Networks CEO

Rami Rahim, former executive vice president and general manager of Juniper Networks‘ (NYSE: JNPR) development and innovation segment, has been promoted to CEO. Juniper said Monday Rahim, a 17-year veteran ofthe company, will also join the board of directors…
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DISA Collects Industry Feedback on Cloud Hardware Integration Models

The Defense Information Systems Agency has closed the response period for its request for information on integrating commercial cloud computing hardware with Defense Department networks, Federal News Radio reported Thursday…
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