Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 10/04/2016

General Atomics Awarded Navy MQ-25 Carrier Drone Risk Reduction Contract

General Atomics’ aeronautical systems business has received a potential one-year, $44 million contract to perform risk reduction efforts for the U.S. Navy’s MQ-25 unmanned carrier aerial system program…
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Rockwell Collins to Extend FAA Air Traffic Control Comms Services; Yun Chong Comments

Rockwell Collins has received a contract extension to continue the company’s air traffic control communications services for the Federal Aviation Administration. Rockwell Collins will provide position reports, aircraft requests and ATC clearances to FAA on aircraft operating within the U…
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Booz Allen, Phantom Partner to Develop Security Automation, Orchestration Tools

Booz Allen Hamilton and Phantom have forged a strategic alliance that seeks to combine the former’s cyber intelligence expertise with the latter’s security automation and orchestration technology in a push to help increase the resilience of enterprise systems against threats…
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BAE Introduces New Fighting Vehicle and Wearable Tech Offerings

The U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems has debuted a new concept fighting vehicle and a wearable technology at the ongoing Association of the U.S. Army meeting in Washington. BAE Systems Inc. said Monday its Next Generation Bradley Fighting Vehicle demonstrator includes a new chassis designed for underbelly protection, fuel and ordnance compartmentation and force protection…
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White House Science Office Seeks Input on Increased Data Portability

The White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy has released a request for information in search of ideas on how it can understand potential advantages and disadvantages of data portability…
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Leidos-Endeavor Robotics Team to Compete for Navy’s Bomb Disposal Program Increments 2 & 3

Leidos and Endeavor Robotics have forged a partnership to bid for increments two and three of the U.S. Navy’s Advanced Explosive Ordnance Disposal Robotic System program. Tom Frost, president of Endeavor Robotics, said in a statement released Monday the company will combine its experience in ground robotics systems integration with Leidos’ resources and defense systems integration experience in support of the service branch’s AEODRS program…
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Berico Technologies Awarded DIA Application Support Task Order

Berico Technologies has landed a potential five-year, $35 million task order from the Defense Intelligence Agency to perform development, integration and systems operations and maintenance work on DIA’s applications…
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Saab to Study Shoulder-Fired Weapon Precision Techniques for DARPA; Gorgen Johansson Comments

Saab has been selected to conduct research for a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency study with the goal to develop a precision-engagement system for shoulder-fired weapons. Saab said Monday its Dynamics business area will analyze potential concepts and recommend approaches that require further investigations in the future under the Massive Overmatch Assault Round study…
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NSA Adds Apriva Subsidiary as Trusted Integrator on Commercial Solutions for Classified Program

Apriva has passed a government review and met security and managed requirements to be listed as a trusted integrator within the National Security Agency‘s Commercial Solutions for Classified program…
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Andy Dougherty to Join Continental Mapping as President

Andy Dougherty, former deputy director of KEYW‘s (Nasdaq: KEYW) survey and exploration systems sector, has been named president of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin-based Continental Mapping Consultants in a move that takes effect Oct…
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BAE Unveils Online Tool for Cybersecurity Risk Assessment; Julian Cracknell Comments

BAE Systems has introduced an online tool designed to help business organizations assess their cybersecurity measures. BAE’s online platform works to help organizations evaluate the status of their cybersecurity programs for their information and communications technology systems through responses to 10 questions that are based on cyber guidance issued by CESG, the U…
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