Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 03/23/2017

Lockheed-Built SBIRS GEO 3 Satellite Sends 1st Images From Orbit

A Lockheed Martin-built geosynchronous Earth orbit satellite designed to provide missile warning data to the U.S. Air Force has transmitted its first images from its orbit approximately 22,000 miles above the equator…
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DARPA to Host Proposers Day on Molecular Informatics Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will hold a Proposers Day via webcast on April 7 to discuss a program that seeks to use molecules to store and process information. A FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday stated that DARPA looks to introduce the Molecular Informatics program to the research community as well as facilitate collaboration among potential proposers during the webcast…
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Elbit Systems Lands $100M Contract From Israeli Defense Ministry for Software-Based Radios

Elbit Systems (Nasdaq: ESLT) has received a potential five-year, $100 million contract from Israel’s ministry of defense to manufacture and deliver hundreds of advanced radio systems. The Israel-headquartered company said Wednesday it will supply handheld, airborne and vehicle mounted software-defined radios designed to support high-security network services…
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Laurel Strategies Names Former State Dept Official Tony Blinken to Advisory Board

Tony Blinken, a former deputy secretary of state and deputy national security adviser, has joined the board of advisers of Washington, D.C.-based business advisory and strategic communications firm Laurel Strategies…
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Rockwell Collins, NASA Conduct Sonic Boom Display Usability Demo

NASA and Rockwell Collins have conducted a usability test and a pilot working group meeting that showcased a sonic boom display at the space agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center. Rockwell Collins said Wednesday the two-year Sonic Boom Display project resulted in the creation of an impact visualization system designed to help pilots reduce or mitigate the risk of sonic boom impacts during flights…
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Kongsberg-Milrem-QinetiQ NA Alliance Develops Robotic Fire Support & Force Protection System

A team composed of Kongsberg, Milrem and QinetiQ North America will introduce a jointly developed remotely operated robotic fire support and force protection system at the 2017 Ground Robotics Capabilities Conference and Exhibition in Springfield, Virginia…
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Joseph Shepard Returns to SBA as Investment & Innovation Office Associate Chief

Joseph Shepard, formerly president and managing partner at investment banking services provider Archway Capital Management, has rejoined the Small Business Administration  as associate administrator for the office of investment and innovation…
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Carahsoft to Market Druva’s Cloud Data Protection Tech via NASA SEWP Contract Vehicle

Carahsoft Technology and Druva have partnered to sell the latter’s cloud data protection and information management platform to public sector customers through NASA‘s Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement vehicle…
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Leonardo-Hensoldt Team Eyes International Market for Mode 5 ‘Friend or Foe’ ID Platform

Leonardo and Hensoldt, formerly Airbus’ electronics and border security business, have agreed to partner to market the former’s Mode 5 identification friend-or-foe system to potential customers worldwide…
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Boeing Lands Contract Option for Navy Shipboard Network Engineering Support

Boeing has received a potential one-year, $13.7 million contract option to continue to provide technical engineering and design agent support services for the AN/USQ-82(V) Gigabit Ethernet Data Multiplex System aboard the U…
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