Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 01/20/2017

Rockwell Collins Tops Street’s 1Q Earnings Forecast, Govt Sales See 5% Increase

GovCon Index-listed Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) reported first quarter earnings above Wall Street analysts’ expectations Fridaywith help from higher avionics and other aviation-related sales in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based aerospace company’s government business…
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Report: Lockheed, DoD Eye Potential $9B Deal on Next F-35 Batch by End of January

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the Defense Department are still in talks and could finalize by the end of January a new contract worth approximately $9 billion that would reduce the price of the next batch of F-35 fighter jets to under $100 million per aircraft, Reuters reported Thursday
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CSRA Lands $80M Navy Contract for IT Services to OCONUS Naval Enterprise Network

CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has secured a potential two-year, $80.3 million contract to provide  information technology services for U.S. Navy‘s naval enterprise network outside the continental U.S. The Defense Department said Thursday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract covers continued IT services to support the transition from the ONE-Net system that offers non-classified internet protocol router network and secret internet protocol router network access to OCONUS Navy commands and claimants…
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Google Vet Matt Cutts to Serve as US Digital Service Acting Administrator

Matt Cutts, a 16-year engineer at Google and director of engineering at the U.S. Digital Service, will serve as acting administrator of USDS. Cutts wrote in a blog post published Wednesday he will succeed Mikey Dickerson, the first USDS administrator and a political appointee, Friday
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NIH Taps Charles River Analytics to Build Software System for Cancer Treatment

Charles River Analytics has received a nine-month, $225,000 contract from the National Institutes for Health to develop a software system that will work to monitor cognitive changes related to cancer and treatment of the disease…
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INSA Appoints LGS Innovations CEO Kevin Kelly as Technology & Innovation Council Chair

LGS Innovations CEO Kevin Kelly has been named chair of the Technology and Innovation Council at the Intelligence and National Security Alliance. Herndon, Virginia-based LGS Innovations said Thursday Kelly succeeds Bob Farrell and will support technology exchange between the government, security community, industry practitioners and academia in his new role…
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Lookout’s Mobile Endpoint Security Tech Earns FedRAMP Ready Status; Bob Stevens Comments

A Lookout-built mobile endpoint security platform has obtained a Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program designation that reflects the product’s capacity to meet technical cloud adoption requirements in the government…
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Air Force Reschedules Lockheed-Built SBIRS GEO Flight 3 Satellite Launch to Friday

The U.S. Air Force has pushed back to Friday the launch of a Lockheed Martin-built missile warning satellite due to range and technical issues, Space News reported Thursday. The Space-Based Infrared System Geosynchronous Earth Orbit Flight 3 satellite was scheduled to take off Thursday from Cape Canaveral in Florida aboard a United Launch Alliance-made Atlas V rocket but was delayed due to a problem on the rocket’s sensors and entry of an aircraft into the restricted airspace, Phillip Swarts writes…
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L3 Gets Army FMS Contract Modification for M783 Mortar Fuzes

The U.S. Army has awarded L3 Technologies a $32 million contract modification to supply M783 Point Detonating/Delay mortar fuzes to an international customer as part of a foreign military sales deal. L3 said Thursday its fuzing and ordnance systems unit will perform work under the modification through February 2018…
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Navy Plans Airborne Router Devt Contract Award to ATCorp

The U.S. Navy plans to award Architecture Technology Corp. a one-year contract to develop 10 ruggedized router prototypes for carrier-based aircraft through a Small Business Innovation Research program, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Thursday
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VIDEO: Dell EMC 2017 Predictions

https://del.ly/60518uIfv From memory-centric architectures to the new media evolution, John Roese, CTO & EVP, Cross Product Operations at Dell EMC makes his 2017 predictions.
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