Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 10/13/2016

Boeing Adds 6 Months to NASA Commercial Crew Test, Development Phase; John Mulholland Comments

Boeing has revised the schedule for its Commercial Crew Transportation Capability contract with NASA and delayed the program for another six months as the company works to address production issues on the CST-100 spacecraft, Aviation Week reported Monday…
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Former Sotera SVP Tina Kuhn Joins CyberCore as President & CEO

Tina Kuhn, a former senior vice president at Sotera Defense and 33-year GovCon sector veteran, has joined cybersecurity services contractor CyberCore Technologies as president and CEO. CyberCore said Wednesday Kuhn’s industry career includes leadership, executive management, operations management, business development and program management roles to support government, international and commercial customers…
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Naval Research Lab to Solicit Proposals for Shipboard Antenna R&D Program

The Naval Research Laboratory plans to seek industry proposals for research and development of dual microwave and millimeter wave antennas with a capacity to transmit radio frequency in the 4 gigahertz to 40 gigahertz range…
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CSRA Awarded Potential $116M DOJ IT System Services Task Order; Sally Sullivan Comments

CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has received a potential five-year, $116 million task order from the Justice Department to update and maintain information technology systems at seven DOJ offices and bureaus. DOJ’s Office of Justice Programs aims to help the sites use shared services, consolidate data and conduct electronic government initiatives through this IT modernization effort, CSRA said Thursday…
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US Coast Guard Picks Fairbanks Morse to Build Offshore Patrol Cutter Engines; Marvin Riley Comments

The U.S. Coast Guard has selected Fairbanks Morse to produce diesel propulsion engines for the military branch’s offshore patrol cutter that is scheduled for sea deployment in 2021. Fairbanks Morse said Wednesday it will build FM-MAN 16V 28/33D diesel engines for the first OPC vessel that Eastern Shipbuilding Group will build for the Coast Guard…
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Engility Lands Navy Tactical Afloat Network Support Extension; Lynn Dugle Comments

Engility will provide software and networking support to the U.S. Navy‘s tactical afloat network under an 18-month, $16 million task order extension from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Atlantic…
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Josh Walden: Intel Unveils Commercial Drone System for North American Markets

Intel has rolled out a commercial-grade unmanned aerial vehicle system for North American markets during the 2016 INTERGEO drone conference in Hamburg, Germany. Josh Walden, senior vice president and general manager of Intel’s new technology group, wrote in an editorial published Tuesday that the Intel Falcon 8+ system consists of the company’s Falcon 8+ UAV, Cockpit mobile ground station and Powerpack battery…
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Army, Marine Corps to Test Oshkosh-Built JLTVs in 2017

The U.S. Army and Marine Corps plan to conduct tests on Oshkosh Defense-built Joint Light Tactical Vehicles over the next year at Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona and other military sites across the country, the Army News Service reported Wednesday…
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Raytheon Conducts Risk Reduction Functional Tests on Air Force’s GPS Ground Control Segment

Raytheon has completed a series of risk reduction functional checkouts on the ground control segment of the U.S. Air Force‘s Global Positioning System satellites. The company said Wednesday its team conducted tests on GPS Operational Control System Block 1 components with a focus on OCX software…
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John Gould, Brent Behrman to Oversee CyrusOne Sales Operations in EVP Roles

John Gould and Brent Behrman, respectively former president of Stratasys‘ North American business and senior vice president of sales at Compass Datacenters, have joined data center services company CyrusOne‘s sales organization…
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Lockheed Unveils New IT Support Facility in Puerto Rico; Anne Mullins Comments

Lockheed Martin has opened a new facility in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, that will serve as one of the aerospace company’s five global information technology service centers, News is my Business reported Wednesday…
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