Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 06/03/2016

NGA Finalizes St. Louis Site as New West Headquarters Campus

Robert Cardillo, director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, has signed a record of decision that finalizes a site in St. Louis as NGA’s next headquarters site for western region operations…
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Battelle to Help Counter Biological Threats in South Korea; Matt Shaw Comments

The Defense Department has tapped Battelle to deploy the company’s bioaerosol threat identification technology in South Korea to help protect warfighters and civilians from biological threats. DoD will use Battelle’s Resource Effective Bio-Identification System tool to support a biological surveillance mission under the Joint United States Forces Korea Portal and Integrated Threat Recognition program, the company said Thursday…
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General Atomics, Fokker to Collaborate on Predator UAV Landing Gear Development

A General Atomics subsidiary has partnered with Fokker Technologies, a division of GKN Aerospace, to develop landing gear technology for the Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft system…
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Honeywell, Army Partner for Energy Consumption Project at Electronics Maintenance Depot

Honeywell and the U.S. Army will collaborate on a $29 million modernization project at Tobyhanna Army Depot that will work to reduce energy and water consumption. Honeywell said Thursday the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a 23-year energy savings performance contract to the company in support of a project that looks to address greenhouse gas emissions…
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ONR Provides More Funds for CTC Virtual Pre-Deployment Training Program; Ed Sheehan Comments

Concurrent Technologies Corporation‘s contract with the Office of Naval Research to develop a virtual, avatar-based, pre-deployment training program for the U.S. Marine Corps has reached $1.1 million in value with the award of an additional $200,000…
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Treasury Department Seeks New Infrastructure Operations Associate CIO

The Treasury Department has kicked off the search for a new associate chief information officer for infrastructure operations, with responsibility in information and technology management operations. The role of ACIO/IO operates within the office of the deputy assistant secretary for information systems and chief information officer under the Treasury’s deputy chief information officer, USAJobs said Tuesday…
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Airbus to Develop Landing System for Russian-Built Robotic Lunar Spacecraft

An Airbus Group subsidiary has secured a contract of an undisclosed value to develop landing technology for integration with a Russian-built Luna-Resource robotic lunar vehicle. Airbus’ defense and space business will build the Precise and Intelligent Landing using Onboard Technologies system in support of a moon exploration project between ESA and Russian space agency Roscosmos, Airbus said Thursday…
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Christopher Hetner Named Cybersecurity Policy Senior Adviser to SEC Chair Mary Jo White

The Securities and Exchange Commission has appointed Christopher Hetner, a cybersecurity lead under SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations, as senior adviser on cybersecurity policy to SEC Chair Mary Jo White…
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NIST Seeks Industry Participants for Enterprise Data Integrity Project

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is asking interested organizations to provide tools and technical expertise for a program that aims to mitigate the effects of an enterprise data corruption incident…
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Lockheed Conducts Initial Test Flight of T-50A Trainer Aircraft for USAF Competition

Lockheed Martin has completed the first test flight of the T-50A configured aircraft which the company built in collaboration with Korea Aerospace Industries to compete for the U.S. Air Force’s T-X trainer jet program…
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CTI-URS JV Added to Potential $500M Air Force Architecture & Engineering Support IDIQ

A joint venture of CTI and the URS Corp. environmental services business has been added to a potential seven-year, $500 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract vehicle for architecture and engineering services to the U…
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