Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 04/13/2017

State Dept Approves $1B Trainer Aircraft Logistics Support Deal With Iraq

The State Department has approved Iraq’s request to procure pilot and maintenance training, base support and contractor logistical support for C-172, C-208 and T-6 trainer aircraft under a potential $1…
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CenturyLink, Level 3 Get 4 Additional State Clearances for Planned $34B Merger

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) and Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) have received regulatory clearances in Maryland, Delaware, Hawaii and Washington, D.C., for the companies’ planned merger that was announced in October 2016…
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SSL, DARPA Finalize Agreement to Develop On-Orbit Spacecraft Servicing Tech

Space Systems Loral has finalized an agreement with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop technologies that would help service and maintain spacecraft in geostationary orbit. SSL said Wednesday its team of engineers and technicians will perform work at a company facility in Palo Alto, California…
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VA Eyes Sofware-as-a-Service Model for VistA EHR System

The Department of Veterans Affairs has posted a request for information on cloud-based commercial platforms in a move to identify a potential alternative for VA’s electronic health record system…
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CH2M to Repair Navy, Marine Corps Facilities Under Contingency Contract

CH2M has secured task order funds from the U.S. Navy to support repair efforts at the Marine Corps Logistics Base in Albany and at the Philadelphia Navy Yard under a previously awarded global contingency contract…
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Orbital ATK Sets April 18 Launch Date for 7th ISS Cargo Resupply Mission

Orbital ATK is scheduled Tuesday to begin the company’s seventh cargo resupply mission that will transport scientific research, supplies and hardware to the International Space Station for NASA…
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NGA Seeks Proposals for GEOINT BAA’s Aerial Synthetic Aperture Radar Topic Area

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has begun to seek proposals for platforms designed to enhance image processing methods that are used with aerial synthetic aperture radar. NGA said Wednesday the solicitation falls under the fifth topic of a three-year broad agency announcement for the agency’s Boosting Innovative GEOINT program…
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Gryphon Lands $76M Contract to Provide Engineering Support to Navy PEO Integrated Warfare Systems

Gryphon Technologies has received a $75.9 million contract to offer engineering support services to the Ship Self-Defense System program office within the U.S. Navy‘s Program Executive Office for Integrated Warfare Systems through 2022…
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RMS Debuts Property Mgmt System on FedRAMP-Authorized Private Cloud

RMS‘ North American subsidiary has introduced a property management system on a Project Hosts-built cloud platform that is certified under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. RMS – The Hospitality Cloud is now available to Defense Department and federal civilian clients via Project Hosts’ Federal Private Cloud, RMS said Wednesday…
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Navy Tests MQ-8C Autonomous Helicopter Aboard Montgomery LCS

The U.S. Navy has evaluated the launch-and-recovery functions of a Northrop Grumman-built MQ-8C Fire Scout helicopter and its interoperability with a littoral combat ship as part of an interface test…
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VIDEO: US Customs and Border Protection 2016 – Securing America’s Borders.

This video explains the enormously complex and critical role that U.S. Customs and Border Protection plays in providing the physical and economic security of the United States. As the nation’s largest law enforcement agency, CBP is responsible for securing our nation’s borders while facilitating lawful travel and trade…
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