Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 10/24/2016

CACI Lands $93M ICE Tactical Comms Support Contract; Ken Asbury Comments

 CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has received a potential $93 million prime contract to engineer and maintain tactical communications systems for the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency…
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Harris to Sustain B-52, C-130 Electronic Warfare Tech Under $55M Air Force Contract

Harris has secured a $55 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force sustain an electronic warfare system that works to protect B-52 strategic bombers and C-130 military transport aircraft against radar-guided threats…
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Esri Inaugurates Mapping & Spatial Analytics Platform on Microsoft Azure Govt Cloud

Esri has made available its enterprise mapping and spatial analytics platform on Microsoft‘s Azure Government Cloud to support the deployment of geographic information systems technology on Microsoft Azure virtual machines…
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Rockwell Collins Posts 4Q Earnings Beat w/ 13% Govt Sales Bump, Inks $6.4B Deal to Purchase B/E Aerospace

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) reported fourth quarter and full fiscal year 2016 earnings figures above Wall Street’s expectations Sunday as the avionics company embarks on its largest-ever acquisition…
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Defense News: Raytheon, Leonardo-Finmeccanica Execs Talk Air Force Trainer Jet Partnership Details

Officials from Raytheon and Leonardo-Finmeccanica held a meeting on Oct. 14 after the companies faced issues on who should lead their joint effort to pursue the U.S. Air Force‘s T-X trainer aircraft program, Defense News reported Friday…
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Orbital ATK’s Cygnus Spacecraft Arrives at ISS For 6th Cargo Resupply Mission; Frank Culbertson Comments

The Orbital ATK-built Cygnus spacecraft has arrived at the International Space Station to deliver approximately 5,300 pounds of crew supplies, scientific experiments and laboratory equipment. The S.S…
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NASA Seeks to Advance Small Spacecraft Platform Devt Through New Virtual Institute

NASA has established a new virtual institute at Ames Research Center in California that aims to promote the development of small spacecraft systems and facilitate communication on such systems among government agencies, industry and academia…
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Root9B CEO Eric Hipkins Named to Cybersecurity Ventures’ Advisory Board

Root9B CEO Eric Hipkins has joined the board of advisers at Cybersecurity Ventures and will provide advice to the latter company’s leadership team that includes founder and CEO Steve Morgan. Hipkins said Thursday that he aims to share root9B’s experience and assist Cybersecurity Ventures’ advisory board to help drive the future of cyber defense…
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GSA Seeks Industry Ideas for Water Heating & Cooling System Optimization

The General Services Administration has posted a request for information on potential alternatives for a Washington, D.C.-based complex that provides water heating and cooling services to GSA and non-GSA facilities…
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Kratos to Provide RF Services for DoD-Leased Commercial Bandwidth Under Contract Modification

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions has received a $6.2 million contract modification from U.S. Strategic Command to provide radio frequency services for all Defense Department-leased Ku and C-band commercial bandwidth…
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DOE to Fund Hydrogen, Synthetic Fuel Tests for Capstone Microturbine Energy Systems

The Energy Department will provide $335,000 in funds over the next year to Argonne National Laboratory to perform hydrogen and synthetic fuel tests on Capstone Turbine‘s microturbine energy systems…
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