Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 08/16/2016

ManTech Chosen for Potential $322M NGA Enterprise IT, Cyber Services Contract

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has awarded ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) a potential five-year, $322 million contract for information technology services. NGA said Monday that ManTech will operate and maintain the agency’s enterprise and cybersecurity environments under the contract with no additional details disclosed…
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Mission Secure Inc. Rebrands as MSi, Expands Focus on Cyber Defense Market

Mission Secure Inc. has rebranded itself as “MSi” and launched a new website in an effort to reflect the Virginia-based cyber defense firm’s expanded market scope. The company said Thursday it offers critical assets, infrastructure, processes and controls systems protection technology and support services to the defense and commercial sectors…
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Favor TechConsulting Tasked to Provide IT Support for VA Benefits Delivery Programs

The Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded Favor TechConsulting a 30-month, $8.29 million task order to provide information technology and other services in support of the VA office of information and technology’s benefits delivery programs…
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NASA Moves Forward With Robotic Segment Devt for Asteroid Redirect Mission

NASA has completed a design milestone for the robotic segment of the space agency’s two-part Asteroid Redirect Mission that aims to combine robotic and crewed spacecraft operations in the proving ground of deep space missions…
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FBI Vet Stephanie Douglas Joins Guidepost Solutions as Managing Director

Stephanie Douglas, a 23-year veteran of the FBI, has joined Guidepost Solutions as a managing director in the investigations and risk management firm’s San Francisco office. Douglas will work to help conduct investigations, corporate security, intellectual property protection and insider threat management for customers, Guidepost Solutions said Monday…
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DARPA to Hold Proposers Day for ‘EXTREME’ Optics and Imaging Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s defense sciences office will host a proposers day to discuss a program that aims to develop optical systems with upgraded performance, new functions and reduced size and weight…
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Lockheed to Equip US, Japan, South Korea Destroyers with New Aegis Baseline; Jim Sheridan Comments

Lockheed Martin will integrate a new Aegis baseline system onto the destroyers ships operated by the U.S. Navy, Japan and South Korea under a $490 million contract awarded on Friday. The company said Monday it will equip the ships with the latest version of the combat system called Aegis Baseline 9 as well as the SPY-1 radar technology…
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Mike Moody Promoted to VP Ranks at Dynetics

Mike Moody, manager of the product development and hardware division at Dynetics, has promoted to a vice president role at the Huntsville, Alabama-based defense and space product manufacturer. Dynetics said Friday Moody will continue in his managerial post and oversee a division with approximately 250 engineers, technicians and product support personnel that deliver defense, aerospace and commercial hardware products to government and commercial clients…
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Raytheon Informs Army of Company’s Vision for NextGen Air & Missile Defense Radar Tech

Raytheon has presented the company’s ideas for a next-generation missile defense technology to the U.S. Army in an effort to help the military branch establish requirements for a lower tier air and missile defense sensor system…
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Former Oshkosh Defense Lead John Urias Joins TenCate Advanced Armor’s Advisory Board

John Urias, former president of Oshkosh Corp.’s defense segment, has joined TenCate Advanced Armor as a member of the protective fabrics manufacturer’s advisory board. TCAA said Monday Urias brings experience in U…
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IT Industry Vet Vic Bhagat Named Verizon Enterprise Solutions CIO; Christopher Formant Comments

Vic Bhagat, formerly executive vice president and chief information officer at EMC, has joined Verizon‘s enterprise solutions business as CIO. The 30-year industry veteran will oversee the unit’s technology strategy, information technology initiatives and development of next-generation enterprise communications services in his new position, Verizon said Monday…
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