Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 04/27/2017

Army Vet Mary Legere Joins Accenture Federal Unit as Natl, Defense Intell Managing Director

Mary Legere, formerly a senior intelligence officer of the U.S. Army, has joined Accenture (NYSE: ACN) as managing director of national and defense intelligence business at the company’s federal services unit…
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CACI to Provide IT Support for Army CIO/G-6 Office; Ken Asbury Comments

CACI International has received a five-year, $48 million prime contract for information technology support services to the architecture, operations, networks and space directorate within the U.S. Army‘s office of chief information officer/G-6…
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Lockheed Gets Approval to Deploy Updated F-35 ‘ALIS’ Logistics System at Air Force, Navy Sites

Lockheed Martin has received approval to install the latest version of a logistics software platform for the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft at several U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force sites. The Autonomic Logistics Information System 2…
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Box Gets DISA Impact Level 4 Provisional Authorization for Cloud Platform

Box has received authorization from the Defense Information Systems Agency to host impact-level 4 data workloads for the Defense Department through the company’s cloud platform. The provisional authority-to-operate approval allows the use of Box’s cloud offering for the management of controlled unclassified data at DoD, the company said Wednesday…
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Raytheon, Navy Review Air Surveillance Radar Design

Raytheon and the U.S. Navy have completed a preliminary design review of an air surveillance radar technology the company developed to provide simultaneous anti-air warfare, anti-surface warfare and air traffic control support for aircraft carriers and amphibious warfare ships…
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AWS, Data.World Make Census Bureau Survey Data Available in the Cloud

Amazon Web Services and Data.World have teamed up to make data from the annual U.S. Census Bureau survey available in the cloud as an AWS Public Dataset. Amazon said Wednesday that it has uploaded the American Community Survey public use microdata sample to the cloud as part of an effort to foster innovation and help users such as local officials, community and business leaders process the data via computing resources…
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Air Force Invites Computer Security Professionals to Participate in Hacking Event

The U.S. Air Force has invited computer security professionals from across the U.S. and select partner nations to participate in a bug bounty event that will be based on the Defense Department‘s ‘Hack the Pentagon‘ program…
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Report: Lt. Gen. James McConville Nominated to Army Vice Chief of Staff Post

Lt. Gen. James McConville, deputy chief of staff for personnel at the U.S. Army, has been nominated to replace Gen. Daniel Allyn as the service branch’s vice chief of staff and for promotion to the rank of general, the Army Times reported Tuesday…
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Lockheed Demos ‘Fury’ UAS in Long-Range Endurance Test Missions

Lockheed Martin has conducted long-range endurance tests on a company-built tactical group 3 unmanned aerial system ahead of low-rate production of the drone. The company said Wednesday its Fury UAS has recorded a flight endurance time of 12 hours while the vehicle operated nearly 100 pounds of payload such as electro-optical/infrared surveillance and multiple signals intelligence systems, satellite communications links and voice communications relays…
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AECOM Subsidiary to Provide Logistics Support Under Army Contract Modification

AECOM‘s URS Federal Services subsidiary has received a $47.7 million contract from the U.S. Army to provide logistics services in support of the service branch’s Fort Polk installation and the Joint Readiness Training Center in Louisiana…
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VIDEO: FAST Marines | Deployment Training

Marines from Company C, Fleet Anti-Terrorism Security Team, Marine Corps Security Force Regiment, conduct site security, close quarters combat and unknown distance shooting as part of a week-long training exercise in preparation of future deployment at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia…
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