Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 08/29/2016

Day & Zimmermann Nabs Potential 10-Year $950M Contract to Supply Temporary Help for Tennessee Valley Authority

Pennsylvania-based engineering and construction company Day and Zimmermann has secured a potential 10-year, $950 million contract to supply workers and temporary personnel in case of outages at the Tennessee Valley Authority‘s nuclear power plants, Times Free Press reported Friday…
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SES GS Secures Contract to Provide O3b Satcom Services to DoD End User

The government services subsidiary of SES has landed a contract to provide O3b Networks‘ satellite communications technology to a Defense Department customer. The O3b satcom service uses a satellite beam that operates within 200 milliseconds per roundtrip and consists of a 155 Mbps link, gateway access, terrestrial backhaul, a 2…
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ULA Eyes Reusable 2nd Stage for Future Rocket to Support Orbital Activities

United Launch Alliance is developing a reusable rocket stage that would stay in low Earth orbit and support activities in space, Quartz reported Saturday. Tim Fernholz writes ULA CEO Tory Bruno said a fleet of the company’s future Advanced Cryogenic Evolved Stage will work to support large-scale LEO activities as the company envisions a future in which humans live and work in orbit…
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Utah State University Research Foundation to Support MDA’s Ballistic Missile Defense Tech R&D Initiative

The Defense Department has awarded a potential five-year, $99.4 million contract to the Utah State University Research Foundation to help the Missile Defense Agency develop and field an integrated, layered ballistic missile defense system…
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Rear Adm. Tom Druggan Named Commander of Naval Surface Warfare Center

Rear Adm. Tom Druggan, a surface warfare officer at the U.S. Navy, has been appointed as commander of the Naval Surface Warfare Center. He relieved Rear Adm. Lorin Selby, who has led NSWC since October 2014, during a change-of-command ceremony Thursday, the Navy said Friday…
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Sutherland’s Teresa Weipert: Govt, Industry Tech Collaboration Can Help Drive Citizen Service Transformation

Teresa Weipert, senior vice president of Sutherland Global Services‘ government solutions business, has suggested federal agencies should collaborate with the private sector to deliver services with digital technology…
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SpaceX Dragon Completes 9th Cargo Delivery Mission to Space Station

SpaceX‘s Dragon capsule has returned from its ninth cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station, bringing back more than 3,000 pounds of experiment samples and other cargo home for NASA scientists…
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NASA Receives Lockheed-Built Heat Shield for Orion EM-1 Spacecraft

Lockheed Martin has delivered a heat shield for the Orion Exploration Mission-1 crew module to NASA‘s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. NASA said Saturday the heat shield was transported to KSC’s shuttle landing facility  Thursday from the company’s manufacturing facility in Denver via a Super Guppy aircraft…
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Lockheed Gets $147M Contract Modification to Update Army’s Close Combat Trainer Systems

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a $147.1 million contract modification to complete upgrade work on close combat tactical trainer systems for the U.S. Army. The company will continue to provide engineering, testing, technical management, logistical and materials and equipment support services under the military branch’s the CCTT modernization effort, the Defense Department said Friday…
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The Intercept: BAE Subsidiary Inks Deal to Provide UAE Internet Surveillance Tech

A Denmark-based BAE Systems subsidiary entered into an agreement with the United Arab Emirates to provide an internet surveillance product for deep packet inspection, The Intercept reported Friday…
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