Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 01/06/2017

Airbus to Support UK Military Transport Aircraft Fleet Under Potential $506M Contract

Airbus has secured a $506 million contract from the U.K.’s defense ministry to provide in-service support for the Atlas A400M airlifters of the British air force. The ministry said Thursday the contract covers maintenance, upgrade and repair services for the country’s Atlas fleet through 2026…
Read More

Ryan Elliot Joins Comprehensive Health Services as Federal Domestic Programs VP; Doug Magee Comments

Ryan Elliot, formerly vice president of business development at BNL, has joined Comprehensive Health Services as VP of federal domestic programs at the Cape Canaveral, Florida-based workforce medical services contractor…
Read More

FTC Seeks IT Specialist/CISO for CIO Office

The Federal Trade Commission has kicked off the search for an information technology specialist or chief information security officer who will work for the office of the chief information officer within the commission’s office of the executive director…
Read More

Reuters: Trump Eyes Former Senator Dan Coats as National Intelligence Director

President-elect Donald Trump is set to nominate Dan Coats, a former senator from Indiana, as the next director of national intelligence, Reuters reported Thursday. Steve Holland writes the official announcement of Coats’ nomination is anticipated this week…
Read More

Army Requests Info on LIDAR Tech for Manned & Unmanned Airborne Platforms

The U.S. Army has issued a request for information on potential sources of light detection and ranging technology that can integrate with manned and unmanned airborne platforms. A FedBizOpps notice posted Dec…
Read More

France Orders Thales Mini Reconnaissance UAVs

Thales has been selected to supply up to 210 mini unmanned aerial vehicles to France beginning next year in an effort to help the country’s armed forces access imagery in real time. France’s defense procurement agency asked the company to provide Spy’Ranger  reconnaissance UAVs, ground equipment and related technical support to the French military, Thales said Thursday…
Read More

Report: Northrop Reschedules Global Hawk Flight Test With UTC-Built Sensor

Northrop Grumman has pushed back the test flight of its RQ-4 Global Hawk  unmanned surveillance aircraft equipped with a United Technologies Corp.-built multispectral imaging sensor technology to late January, Inside Defense reported Wednesday…
Read More

John Chen: BlackBerry-Giuliani Partners Alliance to Offer Cybersecurity Products, Services

BlackBerry has partnered with Giuliani Partners to offer technology platforms and services that will work to help government and enterprise clients protect data and infrastructure against security breaches…
Read More

DARPA Enters New Phase in Tactical Undersea Network Architecture Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has completed the initial phase of a program to develop concepts and technologies designed to restore connectivity for U.S. troops when conventional tactical networks are offline or unavailable…
Read More

Sen. John McCain: Senate Armed Services Committee to Draft Cyber Policy Bill

Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-Arizona) has said SASC will create a bill that would require President-elect Donald Trump’s administration to draft a cybersecurity policy and strategy in response to Russia’s cyber hacking operations during the 2016 presidential elections, Defense News reported Thursday…
Read More

DLA Exercises GE Healthcare Contract Option for Patient Monitoring Systems

General Electric‘s healthcare business has received a one-year, $14.4 million contract modification for the supply of patient monitoring systems to the Defense Logistics Agency. The Defense Department said Thursday the modification exercises the eighth option year in a previously awarded 10-year contract and covers subsystems, accessories, consumables and training support…
Read More

VIDEO: MPF 0 Phase Video News Release

TARDEC’s Mobile Protective Firepower 0 Phase Testing at Ft. Bragg, Nov. 2016
Read More