Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 03/10/2017

CNSI Promotes Sharif Hussein to Chief Strategy Officer; Adnan Ahmed Comments

Sharif Hussein, senior vice president for the Midwest region at CNSI, has been promoted to chief strategy officer and appointed to the board of directors at the Rockville, Maryland-based information technology services contractor…
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Esri to Offer DOE Lab Access to Spatial Analysis Tools via Enterprise Agreement

Esri is poised to sign an enterprise agreement with an Energy Department-funded laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, to provide some federal research and development projects access to the company’s geographic information system…
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DHS Seeks Counter-UAS Platforms for Tech Assessment Program

The Department of Homeland Security has kicked off a search for developers of counter unmanned aerial systems technologies to participate in technology assessments. DHS released a sources sought notice on FedBizOpps in efforts to engage industry, academia and government organizations to take part in the 2017 Technical Assessment of Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems Technologies in Cities program, the department said Wednesday…
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General Atomics Unveils Railgun Pulsed Power Container

General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems business has developed a pulsed power container designed to provide twice the energy density of current railgun pulsed power platforms. The High Energy Pulsed Power Container is equipped with HEPP modules that work to supply energy content of more than 415 kilojoules per module, General Atomics said Thursday…
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Former GSA Official Aaron Snow Named COO of cBrain’s North America Operations

Aaron Snow, former senior adviser for the General Services Administration‘s Technology Transformation Service, has joined cBrain as chief operating officer of the company’s North America-based operations…
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Janus to Help Army Engineers Manage Hazardous Waste at South Korea-Based Installation

Janus Global Operations will collaborate with the Army Corps of Engineers on a project to manage hazardous waste and materials at a U.S. Army base located in South Korea. The company said Thursday that it will deploy technical staff with knowledge on hazardous waste management to support Camp Humphreys’ directorate of public works as well as help the installation meet environmental compliance requirements…
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Robert Lightfoot: NASA Authorization Bill Supports Continuity for Space Programs

NASA Acting Administrator Robert Lightfoot has said a new NASA authorization bill passed by the House and Senate seeks to facilitate continuity for the agency’s space programs amid the budget uncertainty, Space News reported Thursday…
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ManTech Gets Air Force Contract to Support Stratcom, NASA Human Spaceflight Programs

The U.S. Air Force has awarded ManTech International a four-year, $8.7 million contract to support the U.S. Strategic Command’s Human Space Flight Support program as well as NASA‘s Commercial Crew Program and Orion requirements…
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Report: Germany to Purchase Northrop-Built Triton UAVs from US Navy

Germany plans to buy three Northrop Grumman-built Triton unmanned aerial vehicles from the U.S. Navy for use in signal intelligence operations of its armed forces, Defense News reported Wednesday. The inspector general with Germany’s armed forces Bundeswehr said the country’s military aims to procure the first Triton UAV in 2025 and the other two drones by 2026, Lars Hoffmann wrote…
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VIDEO: ACC’s Carlisle on Future of Air Combat, Fusion Warfare, Light Attack Planes & More

Gen. Herbert “Hawk” Carlisle, USAF, commander of the US Air Force’s Air Combat Command, in his final interview before retiring from nearly 40 years on active duty discusses the future of air warfare, networked operations, light attack planes, F-35A Lighting II fighters and more with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian…
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