Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 05/02/2017

Jacobs Secures Potential $89M Transcom IT Support Contract; Terry Hagen Comments

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) will provide cybersecurity and other information technology support services to the U.S. Transportation Command and the U.S. Army‘s Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command under a potential $89 million contract…
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Peter Fuller Appointed Mission Ready Chairman, Jeff Schwartz Named President

Peter Fuller, president and chief operating officer of Cypress International and a 30-year veteran of the U.S. Army, has joined Mission Ready Services as chairman of the board of directors. The retired Army major general succeeds Rod Reum, who resigned from the chairman post and will retain his duties as a director of Mission Ready, the company said Monday…
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Deloitte Gets NSA Accreditation for Financial Cyber Incident Response Services

Deloitte has received a National Security Agency accreditation to provide incident response support services to operators and owners of both unclassified and classified national security systems. The company said Monday it received the NSA Certified Incident Response Assistance designation for its Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory Cyber Risk Services after the portfolio met requirements in various areas…
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Unisys to Update, Maintain IRS’ Fuel Tax Filing Verification System; PV Puvvada Comments

Unisys has won a potential four-year, $17.6 million task order to continue to help the Internal Revenue Service operate, maintain and update a system the government uses to monitor and verify excise fuel tax filings…
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Potomac Officers Club Adds Jeanette Manfra to 2017 Spring Cybersecurity Summit

TYSONS CORNER, VA., May 1, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has added Jeanette Manfra to the list of speakers for the 2017 Spring Cybersecurity Summit. Cybersecurity is one of the foremost concerns of leaders in both the public and private sectors…
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GSA to Include Earth Observation Services SIN on IT Schedule 70

The General Services Administration plans to incorporate a new special item number for Earth observation platforms and services into the Information Technology Schedule 70 contract vehicle by early June…
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Joe Berger: WWT Offers Cisco’s Hosted Collaboration Platform to Federal Customers

World Wide Technology has begun to offer Cisco‘s hosted collaboration platform to the former’s federal clients. Joe Berger, director of WWT’s collaboration practice, wrote in a blog entry posted Monday that Cisco’s Hosted Collaboration Solution for Government offering works to deliver  voice, video, instant messaging, presence and conferencing service on one platform…
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State Dept OKs $440M Sale of Leonardo DRS-Built Naval Guns to Israel

The State Department has approved Israel’s request to buy 13 Leonardo DRS-built 76mm naval guns and technical services under a $440 million foreign military sales agreement with the U.S. government…
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Orbital ATK Tests Launch Abort System Motor for Lockheed-Built Orion Spacecraft

Orbital ATK has tested an attitude control motor for the launch abort system of the Orion spacecraft built by Lockheed Martin to support NASA‘s manned space exploration goals. The test demonstrated the capacity of ATM technology to guide an LAS in the event of mission abort and address human-rated requirements, Orbital ATK said Monday…
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ManTech to Provide Engineering, Technical Support for Navy Aircraft

ManTech International has secured a five-year, $39.6 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide engineering and technical support for naval aircraft platforms and systems. The Defense Department said Monday that ManTech’s s advanced systems division will support reliability, maintainability, testability, quality assurance and diagnostic and system safety analyses during aircraft and system design, development, production and in-service life cycles…
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VIDEO: When Robots Storm the Beach

The future of amphibious warfare looks like a constellation of bots large and small. The main challenge key now is getting them to talk to each other.
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