Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 08/22/2016

Lockheed Vet Michael Grasso Joins Engility as Business Development Leader

Michael Grasso, a 35-year veteran and former vice president of government relations at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has joined Engility (NYSE: EGL) as senior vice president of business development and strategic planning for the government services contractor…
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Virginia to Host Summit on Cyber-Physical System Security; Gov. Terry McAuliffe Comments

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe will facilitate a summit on the security of cyber networks and physical systems at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility in Newport News, Virginia from Sept…
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DoD Orders Tactical Two-Way Sensor Data Transport Baseband Kits From Cubic Subsidiaries

The Defense Department has given initial purchase orders to Cubic‘s TeraLogics, DTECH Labs and GATR Technologies subsidiaries for the delivery of Tactical Two-way Sensor Data Transport baseband kits…
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DHS Taps JGW International, Reamda to Develop EOD Robot Operator Control Unit

The Department of Homeland Security has awarded a $422,330 contract to JGW International to produce a universal operator control unit for four explosive ordnance disposal robotic platforms. DHS’ science and technology directorate will collaborate with JGW International and its  partner Reamda to create a system that will work to help bomb technicians operate multiple robotic platforms using a single standardized control unit console, the department said Friday…
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DARPA to Brief Proposers on Microelectronic Tech Programs

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will conduct a Proposers Day on Sept. 20 in Arlington, Virginia, to discuss the microsystems technology office’s mission and three technical areas that MTO aims to address in the field of microelectronics…
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CTC Affiliate Lands Subcontract to Support Air Force Materiel Command’s Logistics Directorate; David Schario Comments

A Concurrent Technologies Corp. affiliate has received a potential $1.2 million subcontract from Dakota Consulting to provide acquisition and technical services for the Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command’s directorate of logistics, civil engineering and force protection…
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USNI News: Navy Seeks Balance of Surveillance, Refueling Functions for Future MQ-25A Carrier UAV

U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Mike Shoemaker has said the military branch and companies vying for the MQ-25A Stingray carrier unmanned aerial vehicle program are faced with the challenge of combining tanker and ISR features into one UAV platform, USNI News reported Thursday…
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Irving Burton Associates Receives Marketing Strategy Contract from US Army; Julie Olson Comments

The U.S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity has selected Irving Burton Associates to develop and perform marketing strategies to assist in the migration of a skin treatment product to a commercial partner…
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Global Technical Systems to Build Open Architecture Computer Processor for Navy

Global Technical Systems has received a $9.8 million delivery order to develop open architecture-based common processing systems that will work to help the U.S. Navy address computer requirements for the military branch’s combat platforms…
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NTIA Requests Info on Pros, Cons of IPv6 Tech Adoption

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration seeks ideas from industry on how NTIA can help accelerate adoption of internet protocol version 6 in the U.S. as well as information on the potential advantages and disadvantages of implementing the new network protocol…
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Jaswinder Matharu, Richard Roth Join Sevatec Advisory Board

Fairfax, Virginia-based technology services contractor Sevatec has appointed industry veterans Jaswinder Matharu and Richard Roth to the company’s board of advisers. Matharu, a 20-year federal market veteran, led data warehousing and analytics firm Agilis International as president and CEO before its acquisition by Infogix in 2014, Sevatec said Wednesday…
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