Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 03/03/2017

Purdue Secures Grants for 6 Research Projects on Alternative Energy Sources for Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded $2.7 million in grants to six research teams from Purdue University as part of efforts to identify or develop alternative sources of energy to power naval assets. The university said Monday the interdisciplinary teams each received $450,000 under the Navy Enterprise Partnership Teaming with Universities for National Excellence program to support their respective projects…
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Coast Guard Seeks Info on Network Device Mgmt & Monitoring Tools

The U.S. Coast Guard seeks industry information on tools that can help monitor, document, diagram and analyze information technology devices. The tools will be used to monitor and analyze the state, condition and configuration of more than 6,000 network devices across 1,500 sites and 60,000 users in the U…
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Harris, Esri Forge Imagery Analytics Partnership for Federal Clients; Stuart Blundell Comments

Harris and Esri have signed a five-year enterprise agreement with the goal to help federal agency programs gain access to commercial imagery from small satellites, open data sources and unmanned aerial system platforms…
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Boeing Offers MH-139 Helicopter for Air Force Huey Replacement Program

Boeing has unveiled its MH-139 helicopter as its entry in a U.S. Air Force program that seeks to replace the service branch’s UH-1N Huey fleet. MH-139 is based on Leonardo‘s AW139 multi-mission helicopters that currently serve more than 250 government, military and industry customers worldwide, Boeing said Thursday…
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Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry Sworn in as Energy Secretary

Rick Perry, former governor of Texas, has been sworn in as head of the Energy Department  after the Senate confirmed his appointment via a 62-37 vote. Perry said in a statement published Thursday that he will support DOE’s efforts to “provide stable, reliable, affordable and secure sources of American energy…
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Lockheed Unveils ‘Paragon’ Direct Attack Munition

Lockheed Martin has introduced the Paragon brand name for the company’s dual-mode, laser-guided bombs. The Bethesda, Maryland-based defense contractor said Thursday Paragon is guided by an inertial navigation system and designed to engage fixed, relocatable and moving targets…
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Australian Air Force, Airbus Partner for KC-30A Aerial Refueling Automation Project

Airbus‘ defense and space business has signed a research agreement with the Australia’s air force to collaborate on the development of an automatic air-to-air refueling capacity for the country’s multirole tanker transport aircraft, Defense News reported Thursday…
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NIAP Certifies Axway API Gateway for Access Control, Policy Mgmt Standard Compliance

The National Information Assurance Partnership has certified an Axway-built gateway platform as compliant with access control and policy management requirements under the international Common Criteria certification program…
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VIDEO: The F-35 Just Got a Lot More Lethal

From coordinating with shipboard Aegis systems to synchronized beach landing missions, the Marines are putting their Joint Strike Fighters through dress rehearsals for the first day of war. // Produced by Ben Watson; research by Patrick Tucker; music by bensound…
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