Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 06/27/2016

Former Booz Allen CFO Kevin Cook to Join Alion Science as Finance Chief; Bahman Atefi Comments

Kevin Cook, chief financial officer at Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), will join McLean, Virginia-based government technology and engineering services contractor Alion Science and Technology as CFO in a move that takes effect July 5…
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AAP: Raytheon Selected for $218M Australia Test Range System Update Contract

Raytheon’s (NYSE: RTN) subsidiary has been awarded an estimated $218 million contract to update monitoring and sensor systems at the Woomera test range in the country’s southern region, Australian Associated Press reported Monday…
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Reuters: India’s Defense Agency OKs Proposed $750M Buy of BAE Howitzers

India’s defense procurement officials have approved a proposal to acquire $750 million in BAE Systems-built M777 Howitzer artillery guns through a foreign military sales agreement with the U.S…
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ISS Receives Air Force Software Maintenance Support Extension

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Intelligent Software Solutions a one-year, $12.2 million task order to continue to help the service branch maintain U.S. military software installed worldwide, the Colorado Springs Business Journal reported Thursday…
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Sustainable Innovations Secures NASA Phase 2 SBIR Contract for Helium Recycling System

NASA has awarded energy technology company Sustainable Innovations a phase two contract under the Small Business Innovation Research program for a commercial-scale system to recycle helium from ongoing rocket test operations at the agency’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi…
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New DARPA Propulsion System Effort Seeks Reusable Hypersonic Flight; Christopher Clay Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has kicked off a fresh effort to develop a new aircraft propulsion system that could propel an aircraft up to hypersonic speeds. DARPA said Friday it started the Advanced Full Range Engine program in search of a turbine-based combined cycle engine concept for use in low-speed operations and a dual-mode ramjet in high-speed operations…
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SPAWAR Taps Cambridge International to Help Build Bahamas’ Maritime Surveillance System

Cambridge International Systems has received a delivery order from the U.S. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command to provide a maritime surveillance system to the Bahamas’ navy. The company said Wednesday it will build a multi-sensor station comprising a radar, day and night optics, Global Maritime Distress and Safety System components, a very small aperture terminal and an automatic identification technology in Great Inagua…
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Vectrus Subsidiary Receives Army Contract Modification for Support Services at Qatar Base

A Vectrus subsidiary has received a $26 million contract modification from the U.S. Army for Qatar Base Operations Support Services at Camp As Sayliyah and Camp As Sayliyah – South in the Middle Eastern country…
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HHS Adds 9 Members to Health IT Advisory Committees

The Department of Health and Human Services has elected new members to the department’s Health Information Technology Standards Committee and Health Information Technology Policy Committee. HITSC recommends standards, implement specifications and confirm criteria for the electronic exchange and use of health data while HITPC suggest policies for the adoption of a nationwide health IT infrastructure, HHS said Thursday…
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Klas Telecom’s US Govt Support Unit Rebrands to Highlight Customer Base

Communications network technology design and engineering company Klas Telecom has changed the name of its subsidiary Klas Telecom Services in a move to emphasize the unit’s work with U.S. public sector clients…
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Samir Salman: Continental to Provide Transport Safety, Connectivity Tech for DOT’s Smart City Initiative

Global automotive supplier Continental has pledged to spend at least $1 million to help the winning city in the Transportation Department‘s Smart City Challenge to build a modern transportation network…
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