Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 03/28/2017

Accenture to Help US Marshals Update Business Processes Under $232M Contract

Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business will deploy mobile and enterprise data technologies at the U.S. Marshals Service under a five-year, $232 million contract awarded through the General Services Administration‘s Federal Systems Integration and Management Center…
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CSC Shareholders OK Combination With HPE Enterprise Services Segment

Shareholders at Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) have approved the pending merger of CSC with Hewlett Packard Enterprise‘s (NYSE: HPE) enterprise services segment. CSC said Monday holders of approximately 84…
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Trump Picks Jared Kushner to Lead New White House Innovation Office

President Donald Trump has announced the establishment of a new White House office that seeks to promote innovation and job creation through the implementation of policies and integration of private-sector models…
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Reports: NATO to Award $3B in Satcom, IT Contracts

NATO plans to award up to $3.2 billion in contracts for satellite communications, air and missile defense, cybersecurity and software support services, Bloomberg reported Monday. Jonathan Stearns writes NATO officials will discuss the planned contracts at an industry conference to be held in Ottawa, Canada on April 24 to 26…
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Bloomberg: DoD to Decide on $29B King Stallion Helicopter Procurement Program With Lockheed

The Defense Department is set to assess whether to approve a $29 billion program to buy 200 heavy-lift cargo helicopters from Lockheed Martin for use by the U.S. Marine Corps, Bloomberg reported Monday…
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Bryan McVeigh: Army to Seek Industry Input on Robotic Mule Development

The U.S. Army looks to procure as many as 20 robotic mules from industry for operational test and evaluation by the military service’s brigade combat teams, National Defense Magazine reported Friday…
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DARPA Eyes New Concept for Undersea Payload Delivery Using Extra Large UUVs

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has issued a presolicitation notice on a program that aims to create a new strategy for the delivery of undersea payloads via extra-large unmanned underwater vehicles…
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Boeing Secures $59M Air Force KC-46 Support Contract Option

Boeing has secured a one-year, $59.2 million contract option for interim contracting support to the U.S. Air Force‘s fleet of KC-46 military aerial refueling and transport aircraft. The Defense Department said Monday the company will perform work under the exercised option through March 24, 2018…
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Smiths Detection to Supply Airport Security Platforms to UK Defense Ministry

Smiths Detection has secured a multimillion-dollar contract to deploy a range of aviation security products at the U.K. defense ministry’s airports worldwide. The ministry ordered ScanTrailer 100100V-2is mobile x-ray inspection systems; HI-SCAN 145180-2is x-ray equipment for air cargo; IONSCAN 600 trace detectors; CEIA PMD2PLUS walkthrough metal detectors; and millimeter-wave eqo scanners designed for screening people, Smiths Detection said Monday…
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VIDEO: CSIS’ Harrison on Space Policy Recommendations for Trump, US Defense Budget Outlook

Todd Harrison, budget and space expert at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, discusses space policy recommendations for the Trump administration and updates the US defense budget outlook with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian on the sidelines of the first-ever Space Security conference in Washington, hosted by CSIS and the Prague Security Studies Institute on March 22, 2017…
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