Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 03/29/2017

Rockwell Collins to Help Update Navy’s Airborne Training System Under $142M Contract

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) has won a potential $142.4 million contract from the U.S. Navy to help the service branch update an airborne training platform called Tactical Combat Training System. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company will provide TCTS Increment II  participant and ground subsystems, remote range units, platform interfaces, an internal rack-mounted subsystem for fixed-wing and rotary aircraft, peculiar support equipment and an internal subsystem for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter…
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Leidos Civil Group Lead Angie Heise Joins Mission Support Alliance Board; Roger Krone Comments

Angie Heise, president of Leidos‘ civil business group, has been named to the Mission Support Alliance‘s board of directors. MSA is composed of Leidos, Jacobs Engineering and Centerra Group as well as several partners that support nuclear cleanup efforts at the Hanford site in Washington, Leidos said Wednesday…
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Vencore Lands DoD Contract to Develop Cellular Tech for Aerial Telemetry Applications

Vencore’s research arm has received a potential three-year, $6 million contract from the Defense Department to develop a cellular technology platform for use in aeronautical mobile telemetry uses. Vencore Labs will build a prototype system under DoD’s Cellular Range Telemetry Network program, the company said Tuesday…
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Rear Adm. Mathias Winter Nominated to Head F-35 Joint Program Office

Navy Rear Adm. Mathias Winter, deputy program executive officer for the Defense Department‘s F-35 joint program office, has been nominated to serve as the next leader of F-35 JPO. President Donald Trump also recommended Winter for promotion to the rank of vice admiral, the Pentagon said Tuesday…
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Senior Air Force Leader Tim Rudolph Named Evolver VP, Cybersecurity Tech Lead

Tim Rudolph, senior technical adviser on integrated information capabilities at the U.S. Air Force, is set to join information technology company Evolver as vice president and cybersecurity technology lead…
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Aerobotix Develops F-22 Engine Coating Restoration Tech Under Air Force SBIR Program

Madison, Alabama-based Aerobotix has developed a robotic technology for U.S. Air Force aircraft maintenance personnel to restore coatings on F-22 engine inlets as part of a $1.5 million Small Business Innovation Research contract…
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Rolf Ziesing Joins General Atomics as Programs VP for Electromagnetic Systems Business

Rolf Ziesing, former vice president of national security programs and nuclear equipment manufacturing at BWX Technologies, has been named VP of programs at General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems business unit…
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Esterline to Supply Visual Systems for UK Air Force’s Eurofighter Typhoon Simulators

Esterline has received a contract from BAE Systems to deliver visual systems for the U.K. air force’s Eurofighter Typhoon simulators. BAE said Tuesday Esterline is scheduled to deliver two TREALITY SEER display systems for Eurofighter Typhoon simulator facilities at Royal Air Force Lossiemouth in Scotland by the end of the year…
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DHS Taps Kiana Analytics to Update CBP Passenger Screening Tech

Kiana Analytics has been awarded a $179,800 contract by the Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate to update the passenger screening technology of the Customs and Border Protection agency…
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VIDEO: DoD’s McGinn on Industrial Base, Buy American, Int’l Cooperation, M&A Policy

John “Jerry” McGinn, PhD, acting deputy assistant secretary of defense for manufacturing and industrial base policy, discusses Buy American, international defense cooperation, technology strategy, merger and acquisition policy and more with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian…
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