Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 09/13/2016

CAE Lands $91M Defense Contracts for Training Services, Simulator Updates; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE has secured contracts worth approximately $91.2 million combined from international military customers to provide aircrew training services and simulation system updates. The Quebec, Canada-headquartered company said Tuesday the contracts include awards from the U…
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GSA Creates 4 New Schedule 70 Cyber Special Item Numbers

The General Services Administration has established four special item numbers for “highly adaptive” cybersecurity service offerings under GSA’s Information Technology Schedule 70 contracting vehicle to support the White House’s Cybersecurity National Action Plan…
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First Line Technology to Manufacture Navy-Patented Decontamination Tech Under License Agreement

The U.S. Navy and Virginia-based small business First Line Technology have signed an exclusive license agreement that authorizes the company to manufacture a Navy-patented decontamination technology for warfighters and first responders…
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Lockheed Unveils 1st Alternative Guided Rocket Warhead for Army

Lockheed Martin has produced its first alternative warhead for the U.S. Army‘s Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System under a contract originally awarded in June 2015. The alternative GMLRS warhead rolled off the assembly line at Lockheed’s facility in Camden, Arkansas and works to engage a target while avoiding the risk of unexploded ordnance, the company said Monday…
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DISA Releases VMware NSX Security Technical Implementation Guide for DoD Network; Bill Rowan Comments

The Defense Information Systems Agency has released a Security Technical Implementation Guide for VMware‘s NSX software-defined networking platform to verify the technology’s compliance with security requirements for installation on Defense Department networks…
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Former CIA CTO Gus Hunt Joins Accenture as Federal Cybersecurity Practice Lead

Accenture’s federal services business has hired Gus Hunt, formerly chief architect for hedge fund company Bridgewater Associates, to lead the company’s federal cybersecurity practice. Hunt, who has also served as chief technology officer of CIA, will be in charge of Accenture’s portfolio of cyber hunting, incident response, cloud migration and data-centric security technologies for the government, Accenture said Monday…
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Air Force Solicits Design & Modification Proposal from Boeing for Future Presidential Aircraft

The U.S. Air Force has asked Boeing to submit a proposal on the engineering and manufacturing development phase for the service branch’s Presidential Aircraft Recapitalization program. The military branch said Monday it issued the request for proposal for the PAR program’s EMD phase after it received authorization from Frank Kendall, defense undersecretary for acquisition, technology and logistics…
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Gahn Lane Joins CenturyLink as ISV, Federal Channels VP

Gahn Lane, formerly vice president of service-provider sales at Westcon Group, has joined CenturyLink as vice president of independent software vendors and federal channels, Channel Partners Online reported Monday…
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General Dynamics, Epsilon to Support DoD Hyperbaric Systems Under IDIQ Contract

A General Dynamics subsidiary and Epsilon Systems Solutions have won positions on a potential five-year, $30 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide hyperbaric systems support services at Defense Department-run facilities worldwide…
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Huntington Ingalls to Help Navy Modernize USS Ramage Destroyer

Huntington Ingalls Industries has won a potential $21.4 contract from the U.S. Navy to perform modernization, repair and maintenance work on the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Ramage…
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Report: Former CIA Chief James Woolsey to Serve as Donald Trump’s Senior National Security Adviser

James Woolsey, former CIA director during President Bill Clinton’s administration, has joined Donald Trump’s presidential campaign to serve as senior adviser on national security, intelligence and defense, Politico reported Monday…
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