Posts from ExecutiveBiz 11/23/2016

Jacobs Gets $350M Army Environmental Remediation, Restoration Contract; Ward Johnson Comments

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) has been awarded a $350 million contract with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District to restore and maintain the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site in New Bedford, Massachusetts…
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Elbit Systems’ US Arm Awarded $103M Army Mortar Production IDIQ

The U.S. Army has awarded a five-year, $103 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to Elbit Systems‘ (Nasdaq: ESLT) U.S. subsidiary for the production of mortar weapon systems…
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USC ISI Wins Air Force Contract to Support 3D Imaging Tech Devt

The University of Southern California – Information Sciences Institute has won a $30.9 million contract to aid in the U.S. Air Force‘s efforts to develop technology development of non-destructive 3D imaging technology for integrated circuits…
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Matt Desch: SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket’s Stage 1 Booster Arrives in California for Iridium Satellite Launch

Iridium CEO Matt Desch announced in a Twitter post Monday the arrival of the stage 1 booster for SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket in California for the launch of Iridium satellites as part of the company’s NEXT constellation, Ars Technica reported Monday…
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Klas Telecom Govt Adds Lawrence Brock to Board of Directors

Klas Telecom Government has appointed Lawrence Brock, a retired U.S. Army major general and former commanding general of the 311th Signal Command, to the board of directors for the company’s U…
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Fors Marsh Group to Continue Market Research Support for Defense HR Activity

Fors Marsh Group has been awarded a $10 million contract modification by the Defense Human Resources Activity to continue the company’s support services for DHRA’s military recruitment research efforts…
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National Advanced Mobility Consortium Elects New Board Members & Director of Operations

The National Advanced Mobility Consortium has elected three new members to the nonprofit organization’s board of directors. NAMC said Tuesday Christopher Rohe will serve as president of the board of directors, while Michael Ladika and Gerald Lane have been appointed respectively as vice president and treasurer of the manned and unmanned ground vehicle-focused consortium…
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Johns Hopkins APL’s CubeSat for Earth Radiation Imbalance Study Launches Aboard Atlas V Rocket

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has developed a CubeSat designed to collect the Earth’s radiation imbalance measurements for use in climate change predictions. Johns Hopkins APL’s Radiometer Assessment using Vertically Aligned Nanotubes CubeSat is one of the seven small-satellite payloads that took off on Nov…
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BAE to Develop Nanoelectronic Circuit Analysis Tool for Air Force

BAE Systems‘ information and electronic systems integrated technology solutions business has won a three-year, $9.1 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force create an analysis tool to image minimum size circuit features on a silicon integrated circuit chip…
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Cubic to Update Maryland Transit Administration’s Automatic Fare Collection System

Cubic‘s transportation systems business has received a $4.8 million contract modification from the Maryland Transit Administration to update the agency’s automatic fare collection system and set the foundation for new system features…
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White House to Host Discussion on Data Science’s Role in Electric Vehicle Deployment

The White House will host on Nov. 29 a discussion on how data collection and integration efforts could help facilitate the deployment of electric vehicles and charging stations. The White House’s office of science and technology policy and domestic policy council will collaborate with the Energy Department and four of DOE’s national laboratories to conduct the Electric Vehicle Datathon, according to a blog post published Friday…
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