Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 08/31/2016

Imperva Firewalls Included in DHS Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Program BPA

Two Imperva SecureSphere firewalls will be available to federal agencies through the Department of Homeland Security‘s Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Tools/Continuous Monitoring as a Service blanket purchase agreement…
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Pentagon Creates Advisory Panel on Streamlining Acquisition Process

The Defense Department has launched an advisory panel with a two-year charter to help streamline the military’s acquisition process, Defense News reported Tuesday. Aaron Mehta writes Deidre Lee, a former director of Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy and previously a Office of Federal Procurement Policy administrator, will lead the Advisory Panel on Streamlining and Codifying Acquisition Regulations…
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Infinity Secures NASA SBIR Phase 3 Contract for Air Independent Fuel Cell Devt

Infinity Fuel Cell and Hydrogen has been awarded a phase three contract under NASA‘s Small Business Innovation Research program to develop air independent fuel cells for potential use in the Space Launch System…
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Yahoo News: FBI Detects Foreign Cyber Breach Against Election Databases

The FBI has discovered evidence that foreign hackers breached two state election databases and one attack resulted to voter registration data theft, Yahoo News reported Monday. Michael Isikoff writes the FBI’s cyber division issued an alert that stated the bureau has launched an investigation this summer on hacking incidents against two unnamed state election websites…
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By Light Hires Former VA Exec Steve Kastin as Chief Medical Officer, Healthcare IT Strategist

Steve Kastin, formerly chief healthcare information technology strategist for the Department of Veterans Affairs’ national office of information and technology, has joined Clarendon, Virginia-based contractor By Light Professional IT Services as chief medical officer and healthcare IT strategist…
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L-3 to Produce Electro-Optical IR Turrets for Middle East Country’s UH-60 Fleet

L-3 Communications has been chosen to supply electro-optical and infrared designating turrets for the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters of a Middle Eastern defense customer under a foreign military sales agreement…
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US, India Sign Military Logistics Agreement

The U.S. and India’s government have signed an agreement on the use of each other’s land, air and naval bases for repair and resupply in support of efforts towards the development of further defense ties, Reuters reported Tuesday…
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Kevin McDonald Joins Chemring’s Ordnance Subsidiary as Programs VP

Kevin McDonald, former vice president of operations at National Technical Systems, has been appointed vice president of programs at Chemring Group subsidiary Chemring Ordnance. Chemring said Tuesday McDonald previously served as senior general manager for General Dynamics‘ ordnance and tactical systems large caliber operations business with responsibility over a demilitarization center and two government-owned, contractor-operated facilities…
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Joel Roos Succeeds Jose Acosta to Lead Naval Medical Center San Diego

Navy Capt. Joel Roos, formerly fleet surgeon of the Japan-based U.S. 7th Fleet, has assumed his new role as commanding officer of the Naval Medical Center San Diego. The Navy said Monday he succeeds Capt…
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Air Force Puts F-35A Through ‘Northern Lightning’ Exercise; Brad Bashore, Bart Van Roo Comment

The U.S. Air Force has demonstrated the F-35A fighter jet during this year’s edition of the Northern Lightning joint training exercise. Lt. Col. Brad Bashore, the 58th Fighter Squadron commander, and his wingmen at the 58th FS within the 33rd Fighter Wing, delivered fire from the sky and scored as many as 37 kill points during the exercise, the Air Force said Tuesday…
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CB&I Lands $75M Contract to Help Modernize Infrastructure for Arnold Air Base Test Center

CB&I has secured a multi-year, $75 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to restore, modernize and sustain plants and infrastructure at a military air base in Tullahoma, Tennessee. The company said Tuesday the project will work to support the research, development, test and evaluation operations of the Air Force Test Center located at Arnold AF Base…
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