Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 07/08/2016

Paul Fernandes to Retire as STG Group President; Simon Lee Comments

Paul Fernandes, president of the government services contractor STG Group, will retire from his role by the end of 2016 after a 12-year career at the Reston, Virginia-based company. STG said Thursday Fernandes plans to stay in the role until the end of the year as the company works to identify and appoint a CEO…
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FBI Seeks Proposals for Potential $900M Microsoft Products Support IDIQ

The FBI has issued a request for proposals on a potential seven-year, $900 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for consulting and engineering services for Microsoft-made (Nasdaq: MSFT) products at the bureau and other Justice Department components…
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Mitre, University of Maryland Select 5 Recipients for Cybersecurity Research Grants

The Mitre-operated National Cybersecurity Federally Funded Research and Development Center and the University System of Maryland have awarded $293,00 in total seed grants to five U.S. academic researchers to examine cybersecurity challenges…
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NGA Launches GEOINT App For First Responders on iTunes, Google Play

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has launched a mobile application to the public via the iTunes and Google Play app stores in efforts to aid first responders during natural disasters. NGA said Tuesday the Mobile Awareness GEOINT Environment app works to help users create geo-tagged field reports; take photos, videos and voice recordings; and share the reports and multimedia observations with team members…
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General Motors, Bioservo Enter Robotic Glove Tech Licensing Agreement

Bioservo Technologies has licensed a robotic glove technology built by General Motors and NASA with the intent to repurpose the device for healthcare and manufacturing applications. The licensing deal between the two companies allows Bioservo to integrate its Soft Extra Muscle technology to the battery-powered wearable RoboGlove in an effort to build a grasp assist device that will work to help address human operator efficiency issues, GM said Wednesday…
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5 Veteran-Owned Firms Win Spots on Navy Construction IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded five service-disabled, veteran-owned small businesses positions on a potential five-year, $30 million contract to perform construction work in Guam. Global Engineering Services, M-80 Systems, Pacific Industrial Coatings, Pearl Construction Environmental Service and Relyant Global will compete for task orders under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Navy said Wednesday…
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Miles & Stockbridge Adds Ted Ebert to Washington Contracts & Compliance Advisory Team

Miles & Stockbridge has hired Ted Ebert, former assistant general counsel of Lockheed Martin‘s technical service business segment, to advise clients on contracting, mergers and acquisitions and compliance as part of its D…
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CACI to Continue Dev’t, Maintenance of DoD Financial Management System; Ken Asbury Comments

CACI International has received a three-year, $37 million contract to continue its development and maintenance support services for the Defense Department‘s Oracle-developed enterprise resource planning application…
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Polycom Accepts $2B Buyout Offer From Siris Capital, Backs Out of Mitel Deal

Global communications services provider Polycom (Nasdaq: PLCM) has signed a new agreement to be purchased and taken private by investment firm Siris Capital for $2 billion and terminate a previous $1…
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Helinet Aviation Services Adds Thomas Norton to Board; Kathryn Purwin Comments

Thomas Norton, an adviser at EagleEye Intelligence, will join Helinet Aviation Services‘ board of directors to provide executive leadership and board governance. Helinet said Wednesday Norton will bring experience under various federal government roles including as director of the U…
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Noblis’ Roger Mason, CIA Vet Carmen Medina Join US Geospatial Intell Foundation as Board Members

Roger Mason Jr., senior vice president of national security and intelligence at Noblis, and MedinAnalytics founder Carmen Medina have joined the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation as members of the board of directors…
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US, South Korea to Deploy THAAD Missile Defense System on Peninsula

The U.S. and South Korea have made an alliance decision to deploy a Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system on the Korean Peninsula amid North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile tests. The Defense Department said Thursday U…
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