Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 07/25/2016

Amazon Web Services Adds CSRA to Government Cloud Partner Network Programs

Amazon Web Services has selected CSRA to join two AWS government cloud partner network programs as part of a strategic alliance intended to help meet customer mission demands. Falls Church, Virginia-based CSRA will participate in the Government Competency and AWS GovCloud Skill programs and have access to architects, certifications and other resources to pursue new business opportunities, CSRA said Monday…
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Rockwell Collins Narrows 2016 Outlook, Posts 3Q Earnings Beat With 5% Govt Segment Sales Increase

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) has narrowed full-year earnings and revenue guidance for its 2016 fiscal year as the avionics maker expects declines in production rates of commercial airplanes such as the Airbus A330 and business jets to impact sales in the commercial systems segment…
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DISA Lifts Stop-Work Order on Inmarsat’s $450M Satcom Services Contract

The Defense Information Systems Agency has given Inmarsat’s U.S. federal government subsidiary notice to proceed on multiband satellite communications services under a potential five-year, $450 million contract after DISA lifted a prior stop-work order on the award…
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Cubic Awarded $73M Marine Corps Aviation Training Task Order; Dave Buss Comments

Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) global defense business unit has received a five-year, $73 million task order from the U.S. Navy to operate and maintain the aviation training devices and simulators at six U.S…
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DOE Picks Argonne Natl Lab Consortium to Support US-China Truck Efficiency Research Program

The Energy Department has chosen an Argonne National Laboratory-led consortium to explore new technologies that can help reduce fuel consumption and carbon emission from medium- to heavy-duty trucks. DoE said Friday that Argonne will lead a team comprised of Cummins, Freightliner Custom Chassis, Ohio State University, the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Purdue University and the University of Michigan to support the U…
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Bollinger Shipyards Orders $160M in L-3 Coast Guard Ship C4ISR Systems

L-3 Communications has received a nine-year $160 million, subcontract from Bollinger Shipyards to provide an integrated C4ISR system for the U.S. Coast Guard‘s future Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutters…
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DLA Orders Laser-Protected Periscopes From Optex Systems

Optex Systems has received a five-year, $5.99 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to deliver laser-protected periscopes across the U.S. military. The optical sighting systems manufacturer said Friday its glass and plastic periscopes work to support a range of vehicle platforms…
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Lockheed to Deliver Cybersecurity Update for Navy’s Fleet Ballistic Missile IT Applications, Systems

Lockheed Martin has received an $8.34 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract modification from the U.S. Navy to deliver a cybersecurity update for the fleet ballistic missile information technology applications and systems and a high-voltage detonator refresh…
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William Galinis Succeeds David Gale to Lead Navy’s Program Executive Office – Ships

Rear Adm. William Galinis has officially taken the lead of the U.S. Navy’s Program Executive Office – Ships during a ceremony July 20 at the Washington Navy Yard. He succeeded Rear Adm. David Gale, who led PEO Ships since June 2014 and oversaw shipbuilding for vessels such as surface combatants, amphibious and logistics support ships, support craft and related foreign military sales, the Navy said Thursday…
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EnergySolutions to Provide Metal Processing Services for Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program

The U.S. Navy has awarded EnergySolutions a potential three-year, $38.7 million contract to process various forms of metal for the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program. EnergySolutions will also provide shipping containers and brokerage services as well as transport materials from multiple NNPP facilities by truck, rail or barge, the Defense Department said Friday…
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HHS Issues Guide to Protect Electronic Health Info from Ransomware

The Department of Health and Human Services has released new guidance to help healthcare organizations protect electronic health information systems from ransomware attacks. HHS’ civil rights office developed the guidance to identify electronically-protected health information threats, mitigate the identified risks, implement security procedures, train users to detect malware, control ePHI access and maintain a disaster recovery plan, the HHS said July 11…
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Lockheed to Help Air Force Sustain GPS Control Segment

Lockheed Martin has received a potential $8.6 million contract modification to provide sustainment support services for the U.S. Air Force’s Global Positioning System control segment. The GPS control segment includes the master control station, alternate control station, six monitor stations, four ground antennas, consolidated test environment and telecommunications simulator test station, the Defense Department said Friday…
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