Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 11/30/2016

Cubic Buys UK-Based Vocality to Continue C4ISR Portfolio Expansion Strategy

Cubic (NYSE: CUB) has purchased U.K.-based embedded technology provider Vocality International for approximately $10 million in a push to add new expeditionary communications and ISR processing, exploitation and dissemination to its C4ISR portfolio…
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FLIR Systems Purchases Norway-Based UAS Maker Prox Dynamics for $134M

FLIR Systems (Nasdaq: FLIR) has acquired Oslo, Norway-based unmanned aerial systems manufacturer Prox Dynamics for approximately $134 million to create a new UAS business within the buyer’s surveillance segment…
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NASA, Orbital ATK Enter Partnership to Build Commercial Space Robotic Assembly Infrastructure

NASA‘s Space Technology Mission Directorate has forged a public-private partnership with Orbital ATK to address the agency’s robotic and human exploration goals through the establishment of a commercial space infrastructure…
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Cambridge Awarded DoD C5ISR Support Task Order; Russell Thurston Comments

Cambridge International Systems has secured a $19.3 million task order from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic to support the Defense Department‘s command, control, communications, computers, combat systems, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems…
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House-Senate Conference Members Reach Compromise on $619B FY 2017 Defense Policy Bill

House and Senate lawmakers have reached a compromise on a bill that would allocate $619 billion in defense budget for fiscal year 2017, Breaking Defense reported Tuesday. Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. writes the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act is approximately $3…
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ACT I Lands Task Order for Air Force Acquisition Mgmt Services; Michael Niggel Comments

Advanced Concepts and Technologies International has secured a five-year, $3 million task order to provide acquisition management services to the cyberspace superiority division at the U.S. Air Force Space Command headquarters…
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Enlighten IT Consulting to Continue Big Data Platform Development for DoD

Enlighten IT Consulting has secured a $40 million task order from the U.S. federal government for continued work on a cloud-based architecture that offers storage and retrieval capacity at a rate of more than one trillion records per second…
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HawkEye 360 Raises Funds for Small Satellite Constellation Devt, Names John Serafini CEO

Allied Minds subsidiary HawkEye 360 has obtained $11 million in a Razor’s Edge Ventures-led Series A funding round to support the development of a constellation of small satellites and build up the company’s business development and engineering teams…
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Aerojet Rocketdyne, DOE Partner to Advance Rotating Detonation Engine Tech for Natural Gas-Fueled Power Plants

Aerojet Rocketdyne and the Energy Department‘s National Energy Technology Laboratory will continue to develop air-breathing rotating detonation engine technology intended for natural gas-fueled power plants under a $6…
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Lockheed Signs Up for NextFlex to Help Advance Flexible Hybrid Electronics Production; Jeff Wilcox Comments

Lockheed Martin has joined the NextFlex institute that aims to advance manufacturing processes designed to produce flexible hybrid electronics. Lockheed has become one of NextFlex’s corporate tier 1 members and named James Libous, head of the company’s enterprise-level advanced electronics technology and innovation strategy, to the institute’s governing council, NextFlex said Monday…
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General Atomics Business to Hold Industry Days in Spain for Defense Suppliers

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business plans to host three industry days across Spain in January 2017 to seek Spanish defense industry suppliers. The company said Tuesday it seeks additional partners in the fields of aircraft maintenance, repair and operations; sensor data processing, exploitation and dissemination; airborne sensors; global supply chain for aircraft components and manufacturing; and unmanned aircraft research and development…
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