Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 02/21/2017

Susan Penfield, Booz Allen EVP, Named to 2017 Wash100 for Analytics & Digital Services Program Leadership

Executive Mosaic is glad to recognize Susan Penfield, an executive vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton, 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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Walter Scott, DigitalGlobe Founder and CTO, Inducted Into 2017 Wash100 for Satellite Launch & Tech Advancement Leadership

Executive Mosaic is glad to unveil Walter Scott, founder and chief technical officer of DigitalGlobe, 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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BAE’s US Arm Acquires IAP Research to Support Weapon Systems Devt Programs

BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary has acquired Dayton, Ohio-based engineering company IAP Research to support programs focused on the development and production of weapon systems. IAP Research has supported BAE Systems Inc…
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Darren Edwards Rejoins Boeing as Australia Defense Business VP, Managing Director

Darren Edwards, formerly general manager of Salentis‘ operations in Australia and New Zealand, has been named vice president and managing director of Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) defense business unit in Australia…
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Brig. Gen. Mark Baird Named Air Force Space Program Director

Brig. Gen. Mark Baird, vice commander of the Space and Missile Systems Center in Los Angeles, has been named director of space programs within the U.S. Air Force‘s office of the assistant secretary for acquisition…
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Intel, VMware Form Healthcare IT Security Partnership; Jennifer Esposito, Frank Nydam Comment

Intel‘s health and life sciences unit and VMware will collaborate on a program that seeks to help global healthcare organizations identify strategies to increase their security postures and reduce threat risks…
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Report: Trump Eyes Boeing Super Hornet Combat Jet Order

President Donald Trump looks to acquire a new variant of Boeing-built Super Hornet fighter jets to replace some orders of Lockheed Martin‘s F-35 aircraft, DoD Buzz reported Friday. Oriana Pawlyk writes Trump told reporters at the launch of Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner planes that the U…
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NASA Selects 34 CubeSats for Space Tech Demonstration Missions

NASA has picked 34 miniature satellites that will take off as auxiliary payloads aboard space exploration missions that are scheduled for launch between 2018 and 2020. NASA selected the proposed CubeSats from the agency’s centers, universities and nonprofit organizations in 19 states and Washington as part of the eighth class of the CubeSat Launch Initiative that aims to help small satellite developers perform scientific investigations and technology demonstrations in space, the agency said Saturday…
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Jeffrey Harris, Joseph Yakovac Join CTC Board of Directors; Ed Sheehan Comments

Jeffrey Harris, a 40-year national security professional, and retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Joseph Yakovac have been elected to the board of directors of Concurrent Technologies Corp. Ed Sheehan, CTC president and CEO and vice chairman of the board, said in a statement released Friday he expects Harris and Yakovac to bring to the board their knowledge and experience in the federal marketplace…
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Orbital ATK Records $600M in Intl Orders for Bushmaster Cannons, Rounds; Mike Kahn Comments

Orbital ATK has received international orders for Bushmaster cannons and medium-caliber ammunitions worth approximately $600 million over the last three months. The company said Monday it expects delivery schedules for MK44 and M230 Bushmaster Chain Guns, target practice and tactical munitions and aftermarket support to run through 2020…
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PSI Pax to Support Navy Combat Integration & Identification Systems Division

PSI Pax has won a potential five-year, $23.8 million contract to provide management support and professional services to the U.S. Navy‘s combat integration and identification systems division. The Defense Department said Friday task orders under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will include systems design, integration, engineering, installation, operational support, training and in-service engineering for shore and combat identification, air traffic control and C3 systems…
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VIDEO: Meet IBM Cognitive Plant Advisor: A Full IoT Management Solution as a Service

This solution leverages both predictive and cognitive capabilities to not only detect problems before they occur, but also to provide insight on the best options for improved plant operations.
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