Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 03/14/2017

Jacobs Gets Potential $205M IT Support Task Order From Air Force; Darren Kraabel Comments

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) will provide weapons and computer systems information technology services to support the operations of the U.S. Air Force‘s 53rd Wing under a potential $204…
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Constellis to Buy Centerra Group in Public Sector Risk Mgmt Push

Constellis has agreed to buy Centerra Group and its subsidiaries from an Alvarez & Marsal Capital affiliate for an undisclosed sum in a move to expand Constellis’ U.S. footprint and build up its relationships with government customers in the risk management sector…
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MTSI Names Dale Moore Business Dev’t VP, Colorado Springs Site Lead; Kevin Robinson Comments

Dale Moore, former head of business development at the U.S. Army and missile defense division at Modern Technology Solutions Inc., has assumed the role of vice president for business development. MTSI said Tuesday Moore has also been appointed site lead at the engineering and technology company’s Colorado Springs office…
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Lockheed Updates Airborne Testbed to Boost Intell Processing Capacity; Rob Smith Comments

Lockheed Martin has updated a manned airborne testbed the company built to help customers experiment with a range of sensors, technologies and systems designed for contingency operations. The company said said Monday it reconfigured the Airborne Multi-INT Lab in an effort to increase the platform’s capacity to process and transform data into decision-making support intelligence…
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Kay and Associates Gets NASA Aerospace Ground Equipment Support Contract

Kay and Associates has secured a potential $54.9 million contract to support aerospace ground equipment and provide logistics services at NASA‘s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California. NASA said Tuesday the contract has a one-month phase-in period, two base years, three one-year options and an additional six-month extension…
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Siemens’ Judy Marks Joins Commerce Dept’s Investment Advisory Council; Wilbur Ross Comments

Judy Marks, CEO of Siemens‘ U.S. subsidiary, has been selected for membership on the Commerce Department‘s Investment Advisory Council. The department said Monday that Marks joins 15 other IAC members who aim to identify  and implement strategies to increase investment opportunities in the country…
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Eurofighter Typhoon Aircraft Undergoes Flight Trials at BAE’s UK Facility; Steve Formoso Comments

BAE Systems has hosted a series of flight trials on a Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft equipped with an MBDA air-to-surface weapon as part of a program to transition the multirole fighter platform to the U…
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Dell EMC Survey: 64% of Federal IT Execs Report Software-Defined Data Center Adoption at Agencies

A new survey sponsored by Dell EMC has found that 64 percent of federal information technology leaders said their agencies had fielded software-defined data centers. Dell said Monday it commissioned market research firm Penn Schoen Berland to perform an online survey of 100 federal IT and business decision makers in May 2016 as an extension to the State of IT Trends 2016 study and found that 85 percent of the respondents reported progress in SDDC adoption…
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Northrop Subsidiary to Provide ATM Comm Equipment for Chile’s Airport Network

A Northrop Grumman subsidiary has been selected by Chile’s civil aviation authority DGAC to supply an air traffic management communication system for use on the country’s airport network…
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Microsoft Uses DHS-Built Visualization Software in Disease Mitigation Effort

Microsoft has adopted a Department of Homeland Security-developed visualization platform to sequence mosquito DNA as part of efforts to mitigate disease. DHS said Thursday the Krona software is designed to help users analyze big data such as millions of DNA sequences in a mosquito sample…
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VIDEO: U.S. Air Force U-2S Dragon Lady Against ISIS

U.S. Airmen from the 99th Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron prepare, launch and recover two U.S. Air Force U-2S Dragon Lady reconnaissance planes in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia Feb 14, 2017…
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