Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 03/27/2017

Honeywell to Lead $243M Energy Savings Project at Tinker AFB Under ESPC

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) will lead a $243 million U.S. Air Force project to reduce energy consumption at a Tinker Air Force Base air logistics facility under an energy savings performance contract from the Defense Logistics Agency – Energy…
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Raytheon Vet Scott Whatmough Joins Engility as Defense Group SVP

Scott Whatmough, a 30-year veteran of Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), has been named senior vice president of the defense group at Engility (NYSE: EGL). Engility said Monday Whatmough will lead the group that offers technical and engineering support services to the Defense Department in his new position…
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MDA, Raytheon Incorporate New Sensors, Software Into SM-3 IIA Missile

Raytheon and the Missile Defense Agency have updated the Standard Missile-3 IIA weapon with new software, sensors and infrared seeker designed to handle new threat data and detect hostile targets in space, Defense Systems reported Friday…
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NASA-Backed Mission Aims to Shed Light on Interstellar Medium

NASA has picked a potential $40 million science mission that aims to measure emissions from the cosmic material – interstellar medium – that can be found among stars in order to generate data for use in research into the Milky Way galaxy…
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Octo Consulting Names Tom Lee National Security Business SVP; Mehul Sanghani Comments

Tom Lee, former vice president of national security at Acuity, has joined digital services provider Octo Consulting Group as senior vice president of the national security business unit. Octo said Monday Lee will oversee the company’s business development efforts and information technology programs for national security customers such as FBI and the departments of State and Homeland Security…
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Sofia Berger Named Transportation Sector SVP at Louis Berger

Sofia Berger, formerly senior vice president and managing director of Louis Berger‘s business operations in Latin America and the Caribbean region, has taken a new role as senior VP of U.S. transportation market at the Morristown, New Jersey-based professional services contractor…
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Aerojet Rocketdyne to Mature UUV Wireless Recharging Tech Under Navy Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded Aerojet Rocketdyne a $1.6 million contract to mature a power and energy management system designed to remotely recharge underwater unmanned vehicles while undersea. The company said Friday it will also mature and demonstrate the system’s software in an effort to help the Navy prioritize and schedule UUVs that need wireless recharging…
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Charles River Analytics Helps Navy Develop Flight Mission Planning System Interface

Charles River Analytics has developed a user interface that integrates tailored display and input methods intended to help U.S. Navy pilots plan or replan flight activities. The Intuitive User Interfaces for Task-Tailored Planning program works to help the military branch’s airmen leverage underlying mission planning technologies customized for users to accommodate specific tasks and roles, Charles River said Wednesday…
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Smiths Detection-Duke University Alliance to Apply Deep Learning Tech for Airport Security

Smiths Detection and Duke University’s Edmund T. Pratt Jr. School of Engineering have forged a partnership to study deep learning techniques that could boost the screening capacity of airport checkpoint x-ray systems…
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Lockheed Secures Air Force SMC Engineering, Operations Support Contract

Lockheed Martin‘s space systems business has received a $47 million contract to perform engineering, development and sustainment support at the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center. The Defense Department said Friday the sole-source contract covers engineering and operations services to SMC’s ground systems and space operations division…
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VIDEO: FLIR is heading to ISC West 2017!

More products, more solutions, more FLIR! Take a thermie and share for a chance to win daily prizes! Head to FLIR.com/Security/ISCWest2017/ for more info!
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