Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 07/29/2016

Former L-3 NSS Exec Lexi Alexander Joins ASRC Federal as BD Lead; Mark Gray Comments

Lexi Alexander, a former senior vice president at L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL), has joined Beltsville, Maryland-based government engineering and technical services contractor ASRC Federal as SVP of business development and corporate strategy…
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Terry Halvorsen: DoD-Industry Partnership Key to ‘Agile’ Cybersecurity

Defense Department Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen has said DoD needs to build a robust partnership with companies in order to maintain an agile cybersecurity infrastructure, Federal News Radio reported Thursday…
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General Atomics Completes First Predator Flight at North Dakota UAS Training Facility

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business unit has conducted the first flight of a company-owned remotely piloted aircraft at its Unmanned Aircraft System Flight Training Academy in Grand Forks, North Dakota…
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ULA Launches NRO’s National Defense Payload Aboard Atlas V Rocket

United Launch Alliance has launched a national security payload into space Thursday as part of the National Reconnaissance Office‘s NROL-61 mission. The Boeing and Lockheed Martin joint venture said Thursday it launched the NROL-61 payload aboard the company-built Atlas V Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida…
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Steven Demetriou Adds Board Chairman Role at Jacobs; Linda Fayne Levinson Named Lead Director

Jacobs Engineering Group has appointed Steven Demetriou, company president and CEO, to take the additional role of chairman of the board and named Linda Fayne Levinson, a director at Jacobs and VendareNetblue chairman, as lead director…
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Boeing Receives $1B P-8I Maritime Surveillance Aircraft Order from India

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $1 billion order for four additional P-8I maritime surveillance aircraft from India, USNI News reported Wednesday. Vivek Raghuvanshi writes India will use the aircraft to replace eight legacy Russian-built Tu-142 maritime aircraft, according to the report…
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DynCorp Lands 3 AFCAP IV Task Orders for Transient Aircraft, Base Operation Support

The U.S. Air Force has awarded DynCorp International three task orders to provide transient aircraft support and base operation services under the Air Force Contract Augmentation Program IV contract. DynCorp will provide personnel, supervisory support and other transient aircraft services to run the service branch’s fixed- and rotary-wing planes in Afghanistan, Qatar, Kuwait and other countries in southwest Asia under a task order worth $29 million, the company said Thursday…
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Defense News: Air Force Completes F-35 IOC Prep Work

The U.S. Air Force has finished all preparations to issue an initial operating capability declaration on a first squadron of the F-35 fighter jet, , Defense News reported Wednesday. Valerie Insinna writes the declaration for the Lockheed Martin-developed fighter aircraft could occur next week and 12 of the combat jets have received modifications to meet the requirements…
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Air Force Plans F-15 Update, Sustainment Support Contract Award to Boeing

The U.S. Air Force plans to award a sole-source contract to Boeing to update and sustain the service branch’s F-15 Strike Eagle aircraft. The service branch said in a FedBizOpps presolicitation notice posted Monday the proposed indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will cover software and hardware design, installation of updated kits, product support, structural and subsystem component production, development integration, and testing support for the fighter jet…
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Booz Allen Designated as ICAgile Member Corporate Organization; Gary Labovich Comments

Booz Allen Hamilton has been designated as a member corporate organization of the International Consortium for Agile, a global agile certification and accreditation body. Under the partnership, Booz Allen will support ICAgile’s learning roadmap and training providers as they administer ICAgile-accredited courses, Booz Allen said Thursday…
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DigitalGlobe Adds 2 Potential Int’l Defense Customers for WorldView-4 Satellite Capacity

DigitalGlobe has entered into separate letters of intent with two international defense and intelligence agencies to provide the organizations access to imagery from the company’s WorldView-4 satellite…
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GSA Seeks Associate CIO to Manage Agency’s Enterprise Infrastructure

The General Service Administration looks for a candidate to fill the role of associate chief information officer for enterprise infrastructure and operations. A notice posted July 11 on the USAJobs website states the associate CIO will report directly to tGSA’s deputy CIO and be responsible for information technology infrastructure management and IT support and integration programs at the agency…
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