Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 03/06/2017

CACI to Support DoD’s Joint Service Provider Under $190M Alliant Task Order; Ken Asbury Comments

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has secured a potential $190 million task order to provide performance-based service management services to the Defense Department‘s Joint Service Provider. The company said Monday it will provide teleconferencing, service desk, information systems contingency, telecommunications and enterprise print management support for approximately 22,000 users through the JSP Information Technology Service Delivery Support Requirement program…
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Lockheed Wins Potential $750M DLA Contract for Flight Line Spare Parts

The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a potential 10-year, $750 million contract to supply the U.S. Air Force with flight line spare parts. The Defense Department said Friday Lockheed won the contract, which contains a five-year base period plus three-year and two-year option periods, via a competitive acquisition that received three bids…
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Charles Beames Named Executive Chairman, Chief Strategy Officer at York Space Systems

Charles Beames, former president of Vulcan Aerospace, has joined York Space Systems as executive chairman of the board and chief strategy officer at the Denver-based spacecraft bus design and manufacturing company…
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White House Appoints Michael Kratsios to Deputy CTO Post

Michael Kratsios, former chief of staff at investment firm Thiel Capital, has been named  as the White House’s deputy chief technology officer, TechCrunch reported Friday. Kate Conger writes Kratsios succeeded former deputy CTO Alexander Macgillivray…
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Report: BAE, Lockheed Compete for Australia’s Jindalee Radar Network Upgrade Project

BAE Systems and Lockheed Martin have bid on a project to modernize the Australian air force’s over-the-horizon radar system, Aviation Week reported Thursday. Bradley Perrett writes the modernization effort for the Jindalee Operational Radar Network is scheduled to begin next year and will run through 2020…
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Bechtel Opens Cyber Lab to Help Secure Critical Infrastructure Software and Equipment

Bechtel has established a cybersecurity laboratory in a move to help secure equipment and software at critical facilities such as chemical plants, government buildings and power stations. The new lab seeks to adopt Bechtel’s strategies in helping government clients develop and implement platforms designed to comply with the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s Risk Management Framework, the company said Thursday…
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US Air Force Taps Boeing to Provide Interim Contractor Support for Saudi Arabia’s F-15 Fleet

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing a $46.4 million contract modification to definitize a foreign military sales requirement for interim contractor support to F-15 planes of the Saudi Arabian air force…
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VIDEO: Next-Generation First Responders

Harris adapted battle-proven multiband technologies to offer an all-band radio that can tune to any frequency first responders need. We were first in the industry to integrate LTE voice and data in a handset, connecting first responders to critical information anywhere, anytime; first to offer a hardened, wearable hotspot, providing real-time data and situational awareness and first to combine utility and public safety frequencies for interoperable communications during joint responses…
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