Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 10/11/2016

DigitalGlobe Inks $140M Deal for IC Geospatial Info Services Provider Radiant Group

Satellite imagery provider DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has agreed to purchase Chantilly, Virginia-based geospatial information services contractor The Radiant Group for $140 million in an effort to diversify revenue and add new offerings and staff to support the U…
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Xerox Lands $110M USDA Managed Print Services Contract; Mike Zimmer Comments

Xerox (NYSE: XRX) has been awarded a 10-year, $110 million contract to carry out managed print services at 3,000 Agriculture Department locations around the world. The company saidTuesday it will install and maintain 16,000 printers and multifunction devices that feature Xerox ConnectKey technology at USDA sites as the agency aims to establish a print, copy, fax and scan environment with fewer devices and a low footprint…
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Qwaltec-LJT & Associates Team to Support Navy Satellite Operations Center

A team comprised of Qwaltec and LJT & Associates has secured a five-year, $19 million contract from the U.S. Navy for satellite operations and maintenance services to the Navy Satellite Operations Center in Point Mugu, California…
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Leidos to Deploy Passenger Flow Forecasting Tool at JFK Airport; Mark Cooper Comments

Leidos has been selected to field a forecasting tool at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City to support operations management functions at the airport’s terminal 4. Leidos said Tuesday the Beontra-built Operational Terminal Prediction platform works to consolidate flight data from airport operational databases and airlines to help terminal personnel predict passenger flow and perform resource planning activities…
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Raytheon BBN Designs Situation Awareness Interface for DARPA’s Ground X-Vehicle Tech Program

A Raytheon subsidiary has begun development work on a three-dimensional interface designed to help military personnel gain situational awareness while they are inside a  windowless armored ground vehicle…
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CyrusOne Continues Phoenix Data Center Campus Expansion Efforts

CyrusOne has acquired an additional 29 acres of land at the Continuum Business Park in Chandler, Arizona, in support of the company’s expansion efforts in the West Coast. The land purchase extends the company’s Phoenix data center campus to above 85 acres and approximately 2 million square feet of data center space to deliver cloud, internet and data center infrastructure services, the company said Tuesday
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Boeing Chosen to Find F-15 Sensor Tech Provider

Boeing will work to identify a vendor that can supply 132 infrared search-and-track sensors in support of a $198 million program to modernize the U.S. Air Force’s F-15C/D twin-engined fighter, Flight Global reported Monday
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Bureau of the Fiscal Service Seeks New CIO, Assistant Commissioner for Info & Security Services

The Treasury Department’s Bureau of the Fiscal Service has initiated its search for a candidate who will serve as both chief information officer and assistant commissioner for information and security services…
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AECOM Eyes Oil and Gas Business Growth Through FT Services Stake Buyout

AECOM (NYSE: ACM) has purchased the remaining 50 percent equity interest in its Calgary, Alberta-based FT Services joint venture in a push to grow the oil and gas business, expand lifecycle service offerings and diversify end-market exposure…
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Former H&R Block Exec Theresa Pattara Named Iron Mountain VP of North America Govt Affairs

Theresa Pattara, a former H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) senior director for public policy and advocacy, has joined Iron Mountain (NYSE: IRM) as vice president of North America government affairs with responsibility over the implementation of a company-wide government engagement strategy…
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Navy Tests Hellfire Missile for LCS Surface Warfare Module

The U.S. Navy‘s program executive office for littoral combat ships has conducted a restrained firing test of a missile technology currently in developmental testing for integration into the LCS Surface-to-Surface Missile Module…
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Senators Urge FCC to Investigate Cellphone Surveillance Tech Interference Complaints

Twelve senators have asked the Federal Communications Commission to investigate complaints against the state and local law enforcement agencies’ use of surveillance devices that simulate cellphone towers to gather cellphone identification and location information…
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