Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 04/04/2017

McAfee Relaunches as Independent Security Company

McAfee has officially launched as a stand-alone cybersecurity firm after Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) completed the spinoff of the latter’s security business through an approximately $4.2 billion deal with private equity firm TPG…
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BAE’s US Subsidiary to Sustain Army Recovery Vehicles Under Potential $112M Award

BAE Systems Inc., the British defense contractor’s U.S. subsidiary, has secured a potential $112 million contract to sustain and provide technical support for the U.S. Army‘s recovery vehicles…
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Aerojet Rocketdyne Puts 3D-Printed Engine Thrust Chamber Assembly Through Hot-Fire Tests

Aerojet Rocketdyne has conducted hot-fire tests on a full-scale thrust chamber assembly the company built using a three-dimensional printing method that incorporated selective laser melting technology…
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CenturyLink to Offer EagleForce’s Pharmaceutical Predictive Analytics Tech to Gov’t; Erich Sanchack Comments

CenturyLink will offer EagleForce Associates‘ predictive analytics technology for pharmaceutical monitoring to federal, state and local government agencies under an exclusive sales and distribution agreement between the two companies…
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Lockheed to Help Air Force Sustain US Military’s Joint Battle Mgmt System

Lockheed Martin has received a $38 million contract to sustain a joint battle management system that all four U.S. military branches use for air operations planning and execution. The company said Monday it will support the Theater Battle Management Core System  built to coordinate all flown military assets such as cruise missiles, fighter aircraft and helicopters…
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Boeing Lands Contract to Support Air Force’s Cryptographic Modernization Effort

Boeing has secured a $42.6 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force update a cryptographic system for combat search-and-rescue radios as part of the Next Generation Cryptographic Architecture on the Combat Survivor Evader Locator program…
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Vice Adm. Mary Jackson Assumes Navy Installations Command Leadership

Vice Adm. Mary Jackson, former commander of Navy Region Southeast, officially assumed the role of commander of the Navy Installations Command during a change-of-command ceremony held Friday in Washington…
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Lockheed Demos Jettison Release of Anti-Ship Missile From Super Hornet Aircraft

A Lockheed Martin-built missile has been released from an F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircraft of the U.S. Navy during a flight test at the service branch’s air station in Patuxent River, Maryland…
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Textron to Build 2 More Unmanned Surface Vehicles for Navy’s Mine Countermeasure Mission

Textron‘s unmanned systems division has been awarded a $14.8 million contract to build an additional two fourth-generation Common Unmanned Surface Vehicles for the U.S. Navy‘s Unmanned Influence Sweep System program…
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Orbital ATK Enters Devt Hardware Production Phase for Next-Gen Space Launch Vehicles

Orbital ATK has started production work on development hardware for its large- and intermediate-class family of space launch vehicles. Orbital ATK said Monday its Next Generation Launch family of rockets is designed to launch commercial, national security and scientific satellites that are too huge to fly aboard the company’s Antares, Pegasus and Minotaur space vehicles…
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VIDEO: US Navy Vice Chief Moran on Budget Outlook, Priorities, Potential Government Shutdown

Adm. Bill Moran, USN, Vice Chief of Naval Operations, discusses the outlook for the US Navy’s FY 2018 budget, readiness and acquisition priorities and contingency plans for a potential government shutdown during an interview with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian on April 3, 2017…
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