Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 04/05/2017

Boeing Launches Ventures Arm for Aerospace, Manufacturing Investments; Dennis Muilenburg, Greg Smith Comment

Boeing has unveiled a new venture capital arm that will work to invest in new aerospace technologies, manufacturing techniques and business models in efforts to facilitate innovation, expansion and disruptive market opportunities…
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Michael Strianese: L3 Eyes Tactical UUV Market With OceanServer Buy

L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) has bought autonomous unmanned undersea vehicle manufacturer OceanServer Technology for an undisclosed sum, a move that Chairman and CEO Michael Strianese said marks L3’s expansion push into the UUV market…
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SAIC to Set Up Tech Integration Facility in Tennessee; Tony Moraco Comments

Science Applications International Corp. plans to build a new facility in Cookeville, Tennessee, that will work to provide information technology support to commercial firms, federal civilian and defense agencies as well as local and state government agencies…
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Lockheed to Integrate 3D-Printed Remote Interface Unit on 6th Air Force AEHF Satellite

Lockheed Martin has used a three-dimensional printing system to create a remote interface unit for integration onto a military communications satellite built for the U.S. Air Force. The company said Tuesday it developed the 3D-printed aluminum enclosure to hold avionic circuits on the military branch’s sixth Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite and reduce the amount of time required for the design and production cycle of AEHF…
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Navy Tests Updated Software of Northrop-Built Triton UAS

The U.S. Navy has conducted formal laboratory and initial flight tests on updated software for a Northrop Grumman-built unmanned aerial system. Northrop said Tuesday the new MQ-4C Triton software package modernized the platform’s traffic alert and collision avoidance system, multi-aircraft control technology and multifunction active sensor radar modes…
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SSL, NASA Complete System Requirements Review for Robotic Satellite Servicing Spacecraft

Space Systems Loral and NASA have reviewed systems requirements for a robotic spacecraft designed to carry out a satellite servicing mission in low-Earth orbit. The two-day evaluation brought together SSL and NASA teams to verify functional and performance requirements for the Restore-L spacecraft, the company said Tuesday…
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Leidos to Support DHS Cybersecurity, Threat Mitigation Efforts Under $395M Contract

Leidos will provide cybersecurity and threat mitigation services in support of the Department of Homeland Security-operated facility built to monitor cyber threats across the DHS information network…
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DXC Technology, Microsoft Seek to Facilitate Hybrid Cloud Adoption With New Service Offering

Microsoft and DXC Technology have teamed up to provide a new service offering designed to help clients manage workloads across the Microsoft Azure public cloud platform and DXC’s data centers. The DXC Services for Azure offering will work to help users facilitate hybrid and public cloud adoption as well as access Azure services in DXC’s private data infrastructure and Microsoft’s public cloud, DXC said Tuesday…
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DARPA Solicits Molecular Informatics Research Proposals

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has begun to solicit proposals from industry for a program that aims to identify new approaches to store and process information with molecules. DARPA said Friday in a FedBizOpps notice it seeks methods to represent information and run computational operations in molecular form under the agency’s Molecular Informatics program…
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ULA Concludes Final Test of Emergency Egress Platform for Boeing Starliner Spacecraft

United Launch Alliance has wrapped up the final testing phase on an emergency egress platform for the Boeing-built Starliner crew capsule designed to fly aboard the ULA-built Atlas V rocket for crewed missions to the International Space Station…
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Boeing Inks $3B Passenger Aircraft Supply Deal With Iran Aseman Airlines

Boeing has signed a potential $3 billion deal to supply 30 737 MAX passenger aircraft to Iran Aseman Airlines. The memorandum of agreement will also provide the Iranian carrier with rights to procure 30 additional Boeing-built 737 MAX planes, Boeing said Tuesday…
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