Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 01/27/2017

Carahsoft President Craig Abod Inducted Into 2017 Wash100 for Ecosystem & Product Distribution Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Craig Abod, president of Carahsoft Technology, as an inductee into the 2017 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of influential leaders in the government contracting arena…
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Rick Ambrose, Lockheed Space Systems President, Chosen to 2017 Wash100 for Partnership & Investment Leadership

Executive Mosaic is pleased to introduce Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin’s space systems segment, as an inductee into the 2017 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of influential leaders in the government contracting arena…
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Harris to Sell Govt IT Services Business to Veritas Capital for $690M

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has agreed to sell its government information technology services business to private equity investment firm Veritas Capital for approximately $690 million in the military radio maker’s second major divestiture over less than one month as part of its larger portfolio reshaping effort…
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NASA Taps Boeing-Pratt & Whitney-UTC Aerospace Team for Green Aircraft Engine Tech Demo

A team consists of Boeing, United Technologies Corp.’s Pratt & Whitney subsidiary and UTC Aerospace Systems has been selected by NASA to perform a flight demonstration of an aircraft engine designed to reduce noise and fuel consumption under a potential three-year cooperative cost-sharing agreement…
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Boeing Unveils Spacesuit for Future CST-100 Starliner Passengers; Chris Ferguson Comments

Boeing has introduced a spacesuit to be worn by passengers on spacecraft the company has built to support NASA‘s manned missions to the International Space Station and other low-Earth orbit destinations…
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Mukesh Dalal Named a Principal Scientist at Charles River Analytics

Mukesh Dalal, former chief scientist at BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary, has joined Charles River Analytics as principal scientist of the decision management division at the Massachusetts-based defense and intelligence systems developer…
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IBM Vet John Lainhart Named Senior Strategist at Grant Thornton’s Cyber Risk Advisory Practice

John Lainhart, a former leader of the U.S. public sector cybersecurity and privacy group at IBM, has been appointed as senior strategist at Grant Thornton‘s cyber risk advisory practice. He will oversee the development of cybersecurity offerings for the public sector in his new position, Grant Thornton said Thursday…
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General Dynamics to Offer ‘Highly Adaptive’ Cyber Services Through GSA IT Schedule 70

The General Services Administration has selected General Dynamics‘ information technology business to offer a range of cybersecurity services under four special item numbers of GSA’s IT Schedule 70 contract vehicle…
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Navy Explores Potential Sources of USV Mine Neutralizer for Littoral Combat Ships

The Department of the Navy has launched a market research effort to determine if two or more companies can help the government manufacture, assemble and test a mine neutralizer system for unmanned surface vehicles…
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Northrop Receives Navy Contract Modification on Development of Common Missile Compartment

Northrop Grumman has received a $22.7 million contract modification to a previously awarded contract to support the development and production of the U.S. Navy‘s Common Missile Compartment. The modification covers support for tactical underwater launcher hardware production as well as technical, design, development, component, full-scale test and evaluation engineering, the Defense Department said Thursday…
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VIDEO: James Webb Space Telescope Launch and Deployment

Northrop Grumman is proud to lead the industry team building NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope. This revolutionary observatory is the largest telescope built for space and the most powerful infrared telescope ever made…
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