Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 11/18/2015

Peter Ruddock Appointed CEO Lockheed’s UK Arm; Stephen Ball to Retire

Peter Ruddock, business development director for Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) subsidiary in the U.K., will elevate to the chief executive role there on Jan. 2, 2016. The company said Wednesday he will oversee more than 3,000 employees across 21 sites for the London-headquartered Lockheed Martin UK subsidiary…
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CAE Awarded Technical Support Contract for Kuwait KC-130J Trainer Program

CAE (NYSE: CAE) has received a potential five-year, $30 million contract from the U.S. Army to provide technical services for Kuwait air force’s KC-130J weapon system training program through a foreign military sales agreement…
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NASA Picks Two Universities for Robotics R&D; Steve Jurczyk Comments

NASA has selected the Northeastern University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology to conduct study on humanoid robots under a two-year, $500,000 research and development project. The MIT team led by Russ Tedrake will host NASA’s R5 robot system for a research on space environment autonomy, NASA said Tuesday…
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Raytheon Gets Contract Modification for USAF Air-to-Air Missile Equipment

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $25.7 million contract modification by the U.S. Air Force to obtain special tooling and test equipment for production lots 28, 29 and 30 of the company’s Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile systems…
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IBM-Vencore Alliance Launches Emergency Response App Design Challenge; Anne Altman, Kent Matlick Comment

IBM and Vencore have partnered to hold a competition for developers to build cloud-based predictive analytics and mobile software applications that can help emergency response organizations carry out their missions…
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Obama’s TechHire Initiative Eyes Youth Tech Training, Employment Support Through $100M Competition

The White House and the Labor Department have unveiled a $100 million grant competition as part of the TechHire initiative that President Barack Obama launched in March in an effort to improve the U.S…
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TSA Seeks IT Engineering, Application Architecture Support for Customer Engagement Division

The Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Administration has requested information on potential vendors that can provide information technology consulting, engineering and application architecture services for the office of information technology’s customer engagement and development division…
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CyberTech Unveils Azure-Powered Public Safety Incident Mgmt Platform; Vince Rosales Comments

CyberTech Systems and Software has rolled out a cloud-based public safety technology that works to help law enforcement agencies detect and investigate criminal activities. GeoShield C3 is powered by Microsoft‘s Azure Government platform and designed to comply with  transparency and incident response policies set forth by the FBI‘s criminal justice information services division, CyberTech said Nov…
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