Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 08/03/2016

Military Times: UnitedHealthcare Protests DHA’s Tricare Contract Awards to Humana, Health Net

UnitedHealthcare (NYSE: UNH) has filed a protest with the Government Accountability Office to dispute the Defense Health Agency’s award of Tricare services contracts to Humana (NYSE: HUM) and Health Net, Military Times reported Tuesday…
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BAE’s US Arm Names Stephen Hyde Global IT Business VP, Bijon Ray Finance VP for Intell Sector

Stephen Hyde, former vice president and account manager for intelligence at CSRA (NYSE: CSRA), has joined BAE Systems’ U.S. subsidiary as VP and general manager of the global information technology solutions business within the intelligence and security sector…
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Aerojet Rocketdyne to Build Power System for Sierra Nevada’s ISS Transportation Spacecraft

Sierra Nevada Corporation has awarded Aerojet Rocketdyne a contract to provide an electrical power system for the former’s Dream Chaser commercial spacecraft designated by NASA to transport cargo to and from the International Space Station…
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NASA Seeks Industry Info on Wide Field Imaging Telescope Data Recorder

NASA wants industry information on a solid state data recorder to support a conceptual design of the agency’s future wide field imaging observatory platform. A notice posted Monday on FedBizOpps stated the data recorder will become a component of the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope‘s payload command and data handling subsystem…
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Google Parent to Demo Drone Delivery Service at FAA Test Site

Google‘s parent company Alphabet will test an autonomous delivery service at one of six Federal Aviation Administration-approved unmanned aircraft system test sites in the U.S., Bloomberg reported Tuesday…
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General Dynamics Business Unit Secures Navy Aircraft Carrier Maintenance Contracts

The U.S. Navy has awarded a $23 million cost-plus-award-fee contract modification to General Dynamics‘ NASSCO-Norfolk business unit for support services during a Nimitz-class aircraft carrier’s fiscal 2016 planned incremental availability…
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Harris Lands DARPA R&D Program Support Contract

Harris has been awarded a potential $27 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to perform the first phase of a research and development program. The Defense Department said Tuesday DARPA will obligate $22…
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Matthew Jankowski Joins Iomaxis as Business Development SVP

Matthew Jankowski, former account executive at Red Hat, has joined federal technology services contractor Iomaxis as senior vice president of business development. Iomaxis said Tuesday Jankowski will help form the company’s business development function and support sales growth…
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IBM Forms Global Security Testing Team to Help Businesses Avoid Cyber Attacks

IBM has created a team of security professionals and ethical hackers to offer testing services intended to help enterprise clients identify system vulnerabilities and avoid breaches. The company said Tuesday IBM X-Force Red will operate under IBM’s security services unit and be led by Charles Henderson, IBM’s global head of security testing and threats…
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Huntington Ingalls Gets Navy Contract Modification for DDG 51 Destroyer Design Update

Huntington Ingalls Industries has received a $30.4 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to provide design update services for the Flight III Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers…
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Cubic to Provide Mobile Payment, Cloud Computing Services to Support Miami-Dade Transit System

The Miami-Dade County’s department of transportation and public works has awarded a Cubic business unit a $33 million contract to update the county’s EASY Card revenue management system and deliver back-office cloud computing and support services over 10 years…
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