Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 03/24/2017

Lockheed to Build New F-35 Component Production Facility in Pennsylvania; CTC’s Ed Sheehan Comments

Lockheed Martin plans to lease a new 35,000-square-foot facility in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, as the company works to increase production of components for the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft, The Tribune-Democrat reported Thursday…
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Cruz Associates Awarded $140M SOCOM Specialized Technical Services IDIQ

Cruz Associates has won a potential 10-year, $140 million contract to provide aviation-related technical support services to the U.S. Special Operations Command‘s technology applications contracting office…
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Alisha Poland Named Fulcrum Business Devt Director; Jeff Handy Comments

Alisha Poland, a 10-year business operations and capture management professional, has been named director of business development at Fulcrum. The company said Thursday that Poland will oversee the company’s BD efforts in support of civilian and federal programs…
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PTSI to Maintain NASA Goddard Infrastructure Under $123M Contract

PTSI Managed Services has been awarded a potential five-year, $123.3 million contract to help NASA maintain infrastructure at the agency’s space flight complex in Greenbelt, Maryland. NASA said Friday the company’s work for Goddard Space Flight Center covers architectural, design, engineering, information resource, planning, commissioning and technical services…
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QinetiQ to Supply Launch & Recovery Control Equipment for JFK Aircraft Carrier

A QinetiQ subsidiary has received a $41 million contract from General Atomics to deliver hardware and software for the electromagnetic aircraft launch system and advanced arresting gear of the U.S. Navy‘s future aircraft carrier…
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Recode: Matt Lira Named Trump’s Special Assistant for Innovation Policy & Initiatives

President Donald Trump has selected Matt Lira, a senior adviser to House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, to serve as special assistant to the president for innovation policy and initiatives, Recode reported Thursday…
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Vencore Labs Secures DARPA Contracts for DDoS Defense Research

Vencore‘s research arm has secured contracts worth a combined $17.7 million from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to perform research on cyber defenses against distributed denial-of-service attacks…
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Earth Networks to Provide Lightning Data Support for NOAA’s National Weather Service

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded Earth Networks a five-year, $2.5 million contract to provide the National Weather Service access to a lightning data. NWS will use the company’s Total Lightning Network in efforts to identify weather conditions, increase weather warning lead times and help forecasters gain situational awareness, Earth Networks said Thursday…
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Vectrus Gets $522M Army Contract Modification for Kuwait Base Operations Support

A Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) subsidiary has received a potential one-year, $521.6 million contract modification to continue to provide security and base operations services in the U.S. Army’s area of responsibility in Kuwait…
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Report: Air Force to Release RFI on Commercial Satcom Tech

The U.S. Air Force will release a request for information on commercial satellite communications offerings for the military within the next few weeks, Space News reported Wednesday. Col. George Nagy of the office of the Defense Department‘s principal space adviser has said the Air Force began a $7…
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VIDEO: Electromagnetic Railgun – First shot at Dahlgren’s new Terminal Range

Watch as the Office of Naval Research and Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division, conduct the first shot of the Railgun at the terminal range November 17, 2016.
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