Posts from GovCon Daily 10/18/2016

Bill Birkhofer on Jacobs’ Support for US Space Program & Cyber-Physical Infrastructure Convergence

Bill Birkhofer leads the aerospace and defense portfolios of Jacobs Engineering Group as a senior vice president with additional responsibilities over the Pasadena, Calif.-based contractor’s global infrastructure and telecommunications The two-time inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 group holds four decades of experience in the engineering and construction fields and participates in GovCon industry trade associations such as the National Contract Management Association as a fellow and the National Defense Industrial Association on the board of trustees…
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Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe’s Radiant Purchase Seeks to Help Support Intell Agencies’ Cloud Goals

Intelligence analysts must be able to access data from cloud computing platforms to support information-based services and insights for agencies, DigitalGlobe services business lead Tony Frazier told National Defense magazine in an article published Monday…
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MEF16 UNITE Partner Summit to Gather Open Source, Standards Leaders in Support of Orchestrated Services

Open source and standards organization leaders are set to participate at the MEF16 UNITE Partner Summit in an effort to advance the use of standardized open application programming interfaces to drive the development of orchestrated services…
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Raytheon Receives 2016 Industrial Award for Air Traffic System Modernization Efforts

The Air Traffic Control Association has presented Raytheon the 2016 Industrial Award for the company’s work to help modernize ATC systems that manage the majority of the country’s civilian airspace…
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Army Orders Comtech VSAT Satellite Systems & Associated Services

Comtech Telecommunications has received a $13.4 million order to provide very small aperture terminal satellite systems and associated services for the U.S. Army. The company said Monday its government solutions segment will supply the military branch with secret internet protocol router and non-secure internet protocol router access point VSAT satellite equipment under the order…
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CAE Reports $76M in US, Intl Defense Contracts; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE has reported $76.3 million in defense contracts from sector customers such as U.S. military agencies and other companies Insitu and Rotorsim. The company said Tuesday the U.S. Air Force and Navy have exercised contract options for continued KC-135 tanker and T-44C aircrew training services respectively…
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USPS IG Survey: Residents Approve of Drone Delivery Concepts

An online survey from the U.S. Postal Service‘s inspector general indicates a majority of U.S. residents support the concept of drone-delivered packages than those who do not with an additional large group of respondents have yet to decide…
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Ian T. Graham Receives Executive Mosaic’s Top General Counsel Executives Award

IAN T. GRAHAM SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, GENERAL COUNSEL & SECRETARY BAE SYSTEMS, INC. Ian T. Graham is Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary of BAE Systems, Inc., a leading global defense and security company…
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Unisys Launches Info Mgmt Platform for Public Safety Agencies; Mark Forman Comments

Unisys has introduced an information management system the company designed to help law enforcement agencies exchange investigative intelligence across multiple applications. The company said Tuesday its Digital Investigator platform features a public portal that will connect users to public safety agencies to report missing persons, request appointments and receive request updates…
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Rolls-Royce to Build Power & Propulsion Equipment for Navy Oiler Ships

Rolls-Royce has received a contract to build power and propulsion equipment for the U.S. Navy‘s fleet of replenishment oiler ships. The company said Monday the contract covers work on two Kamewa 150A controllable pitch propellers and two Bergen B32:40xL8A generator sets for the first John Lewis-class ship with options for five more…
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USPTO Set for National Trademark Expo in Washington

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will host a National Trademark Expo Friday and Saturday in Washington to help educate the public on the what role trademarks play in business development and their value for growth in the global marketplace…
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