Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 04/10/2017

Raytheon Picked for Australia’s $1.5B Contract to Build Ground Air Defense Platform

The government of Australia has named Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) the sole bidder on a potential $1.5 billion contract to develop a land-based aerial defense platform, Reuters reported Monday. Jamie Freed writes Marise Payne, Australia’s defense minister, said the National Advanced Surface to Air Missile System seeks to replace the country’s three-decade-old short-range air defense platform that is set to be retired in the next 10 years…
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CenturyLink Awarded GSA VoIP Service Contract; Erich Sanchack Comments

The General Services Administration has awarded CenturyLink a potential five-year, $6 million to provide a hosted contact center and voice over internet protocol service to the agency’s Federal Acquisition Service…
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IT Vet Daniel Osborne Joins TechnoMile as Managing Director; Ashish Khot Comments

Daniel Osborne, formerly managing director at IBM’s Bluewolf subsidiary and a 10-year information technology veteran in the Salesforce.com ecosystem, has been named managing director of Vienna, Virginia-based IT consulting firm TechnoMile…
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Fraser Optics to Provide Camera Systems to CBP’s Air and Marine Operations Unit

Fraser Optics has landed a firm-fixed-price contract to supply electro-optic camera systems to the air and marine operations division of the Department of Homeland Security‘s Customs and Border Protection agency…
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Leonardo Receives AW169 Helicopter Order From Argentina

Argentina’s national gendarmerie has ordered a twin-turbine helicopter from Leonardo  to support law enforcement and border patrol operations within the country. Leonardo said Thursday is scheduled to deliver an AgustaWestland AW169 unit in the second half of this year…
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Hitachi to Resell DigitalGlobe Satellite Imagery Products, Services in Japan

Hitachi has agreed to distribute DigitalGlobe‘s satellite imagery products and services in the Japanese market under a commercial reseller agreement. DigitalGlobe said Friday Hitachi launched a satellite imagery distribution service and will offer 30-centimeter resolution images from the former’s constellation of satellites to companies, news organizations, municipal offices and government agencies in Japan…
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Honeywell to Update FAA Infrastructure Under Energy Savings Performance Contract

Honeywell has secured a potential 23-year, $10.8 million energy savings performance contract from the Federal Aviation Administration to carry out infrastructure upgrades at 21 FAA-run facilities. The company said Thursday that the modernization project will also be funded through the Energy Department‘s Assisting Federal Facilities with Energy Conservation Technologies grant…
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Potomac Officers Club Announces Speaker List for Border Protection Innovations & Technology Forum

TYSONS CORNER, VA., April 10, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — today announced the list of speakers for the Border Protection Innovations & Technology Forum…
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Russell Vought to Be Nominated OMB Deputy Chief

President Donald Trump has announced plans to nominate Russell Vought, formerly executive director of the Republican Study Committee, as deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget. Trump disclosed his plans to name Vought and five other individuals to several posts within his administration in a news release published Friday…
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VIDEO: CNO Helps Christen Future USS Paul Ignatius

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson delivers remarks as the principal speaker during the christening ceremony of the future USS Paul Ignatius (DDG 117) at Huntington Ingalls Industries Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Mississippi, April 8…
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