Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 11/04/2016

Jaimie Reese Named Marine Corps Acquisition Command Comptroller

Jaimie Reese, former deputy director of the Navy’s business and civilian resources division, has joined the Marine Corps Systems Command as senior executive and comptroller for the service branch’s acquisition command…
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Intel Adds 3 New Partners to Cybersecurity Tech Integration Alliance

Intel has added Check Point, Huawei and Hewlett Packard Enterprise‘s Aruba Networks subsidiary into an alliance wherein partner companies can integrate their technologies with Intel’s cybersecurity offerings…
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Bill Rowan: DISA Issues Security Technical Implementation Guide for VMware Mobility Mgmt Platform

The Defense Information Systems Agency has released a Security Technical Implementation Guide for the latest version of VMware’s enterprise mobility management platform. DISA’s STIG for VMware AirWatch 9…
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Gen. John Hyten Takes US Strategic Command Leadership Role

Air Force Gen. John Hyten, formerly commander of the Air Force Space Command, has officially started his new post as head of U.S. Strategic Command. The Air Force said Thursday it held a change of command ceremony at Stratcom’s Offutt Air Force Base headquarters in Nebraska and Hyten succeeds Navy Adm…
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Woolpert-RS&H JV Chosen for Army Engineers Design Support IDIQ

A Woolpert and RS&H joint venture has received a five-year, $9 million contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers‘ Louisville district to provide design support services for a nationwide U…
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OGSystems, Prescient to Collaborate on Location-Based Intell Platform Devt

OGSystems has teamed up with Prescient to integrate the latter’s intelligence products and threat alerting services into the former’s BlueGlass location-based intelligence platform. BlueGlass is designed to help users obtain insights in real time through situational awareness, anomaly alerts and incident reports that might pose a threat to user operations, OGSystems said Thursday…
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Former Flir Systems VP James McGowan Joins Helinet Aviation as President

James McGowan, former vice president of FLIR System‘s surveillance segment, has been named president of California-based helicopter services provider Helinet Aviation. He oversaw the development and execution of commercial sales and distribution strategies for FLIR’s portfolio of handheld and weapon-mounted thermal imaging products, Helinet Aviation said Thursday…
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Report: THAAD Deployment in South Korea to Occur in 8-10 Months

The deployment of a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense anti-missile system to South Korea will occur within eight-to-10 months, Reuters reported Friday. U.S. Forces Korea Commander Brooks told South Korea’s Yonhap news agency that the U…
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Federal IT Vet Tracee Boxley Named GPO Acting CIO

Tracee Boxley, deputy chief information officer of the U.S. Government Publishing Office, will assume the role of CIO on an acting basis as Chuck Riddle has moved to the Securities and Exchange Commission…
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NASA Puts Webb Telescope’s Primary Mirror Through 1st ‘Center of Curvature’ Test

Engineers have completed the first “Center of Curvature” test on the primary mirror of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope in order to measure the shape of the mirror before the telescope goes through a series of launch environment tests…
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Airbus Silicon Valley Outpost Taps MTSI Team for Self-Piloted Vehicle Flight Test Services

A team comprised of Modern Technology Solutions Inc. and nonprofit SOAR Oregon has received a contract from Airbus Group‘s A3 Silicon Valley outpost to provide flight test and range services for A3’s self-piloted flying vehicle platform…
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