Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 03/21/2017

Emergent BioSolutions to Deliver Anthrax Vaccines to National Stockpile Under $100M BARDA Contract

Emergent BioSolutions (NYSE: EBS) has received a potential two-year, $100 million contract from the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority to deliver BioThrax anthrax vaccines to the Strategic National Stockpile…
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Sam Raha Returns to Agilent as Strategy, Corporate Devt Senior VP

Samraat “Sam” Raha, formerly vice president of global marketing at San Diego-based genomics firm llumina (Nasdaq: ILMN), has been appointed senior VP of strategy and corporate development at Agilent Technologies (NYSE: A)…
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BlackBerry’s Crisis Comm Platform Gets FedRAMP Certification

BlackBerry has obtained certification under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program to provide its cloud-based crisis communication service to federal agencies. The company said Tuesday its AtHoc software-as-a-service offering received FedRAMP authorization through the sponsorship of the Federal Aviation Administration…
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NASA Surveys Potential Opto-Mechanical Assembly Sources for Wide Field Imaging Telescope

NASA seeks information on potential industry sources that can help design and develop an opto-mechanical assembly for the space agency’s future wide field imaging telescope. The agency said Friday in a FedBizOpps notice it looks to identify providers of services, materials, equipment and facilities to support the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope‘s opto-mechanical structure…
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General Dynamics, Navy Put Surface Mine Countermeasure UUV Through At-Sea Test

The U.S. Navy and General Dynamics‘ mission systems unit have evaluated a company-built autonomous surface mine countermeasure unmanned undersea vehicle during a series of tests held off the coast of Boston…
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ORBCOMM to Provide VA Satcom, Asset Tracking Services via Kevadiya Partnership

Kevadiya has chosen ORBCOMM to deliver asset tracking and monitoring devices and satellite and cellular communications services for a Department of Veterans Affairs-run program that offers transportation services to veterans with disabilities or those who live in rural areas…
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Booz Allen Subcontracts ACT I for F-35 Program Office Engineering Support; Kevin Fischer Comments

Advanced Concepts and Technologies International has received a five-year subcontract from Booz Allen Hamilton to provide engineering services to the Naval Air Systems Command in support of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program office…
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Boeing, Air Force Test KC-46A Tankers at Travis AFB

The U.S. Air Force and Boeing conducted flight tests of a company-built KC-46A Pegasus refueling aircraft from March 7 to 10 at Travis Air Force Base in California. A team composed of 48 Boeing employees and four Air Force personnel performed ground and flight tests during the four-day event, the military branch said Monday…
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Austal to Perform LCS Engineering Assessment Under Navy Contract Modification

Austal’s U.S. arm has received a potential one-year, $36.6 million contract modification to conduct special studies and provide core-class services for the U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship program…
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VIDEO: Raytheon’s Maclin on the Evolution of the Cyber Market and Bridging the Talent Gap

Valecia Maclin, director of cybersecurity and special missions at Raytheon, discusses the evolution of the cyber market, lessons learned from Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s 2016 Cyber Grand Challenge, bridging the cyber talent gap, the outlook for innovation and the Duke basketball legacy…
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