Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 05/09/2017

Harris Lands $90M in European Contracts for Falcon Series Tactical Radios

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has received $90 million in contracts from a European country for the delivery of tactical radios such as the Falcon II AN/PRC-150C and Falcon III AN/PRC-152A. The company said Tuesday the radios will work to support the customer’s efforts to establish communications readiness and interoperability with U…
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UAE Taps CAE for Remotely Piloted Aircraft Training Support; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE has received a potential five-year $40.9 million contract to provide remotely piloted aircraft training support services for United Arab Emirates’ air force and air defense personnel. The company said Monday its CAE Maritime Middle East subsidiary will act as the principal contractor and help the Middle Eastern country establish a training facility for RPAs…
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Aerojet Rocketdyne Finishes AR1 Engine Design Review

Aerojet Rocketdyne has completed a critical design review of the company-built AR1 rocket engine. The company said Monday it aims to obtain flight certification for the AR1 technology in 2019 to help the Defense Department move away from foreign-made engines…
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Serco-Content Guru Alliance to Offer Contact Center Platform in Public Sector

Serco has partnered with Content Guru to provide a cloud-based multichannel contact center platform to government customers. The two companies will offer Content Guru’s storm communications integration platform to support contact between government agencies and citizens regardless of channel, Serco said Monday…
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Boeing, Air Force Test Aircraft-Terminal Communications via Airborne Networking Tech

Boeing and the U.S. Air Force have demonstrated the capacity of an airborne networking system to facilitate and secure communications between multiple aircraft and ground stations. The company said Monday its Talon HATE networking system helped F-15C pilots share information via the military’s Link 16, Common Data Link and Wideband Global Satellite Communications System during a flight test held at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada…
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DOE Lab Adopts Red Hat’s Cloud Platform to Aid Research Efforts

The Energy Department‘s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has deployed Red Hat‘s cloud platform within the laboratory’s compute and data infrastructure to support scientific and computational research projects at ORNL…
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Cobham, Inmarsat Launch New UAV SATCOM Service; Andy Start Comments

Cobham‘s satellite communications business and Inmarsat have unveiled a new unmanned aerial vehicle SATCOM service designed to help boost operational capacity for users. Inmarsat said Monday the SwiftBroadband UAV SATCOM service was designed for use with Cobham SATCOM’s Aviator UAV 200 terminal which combines various technologies into a compact and lightweight box and offers SATCOM connectivity…
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Hughes Unveils Manpack Terminal for Multiband Satcom

Hughes Network Systems has launched a new ruggedized manpack terminal designed to provide multiband communications services to deployed users. The Hughes HM500 terminal works to provide portable satellite communications support to users involved in military operations and disaster relief missions, the company said Monday…
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MacB to Help Air Force Researchers Engineer, Demo EW Systems

MacAulay-Brown has received a three-year, $8.5 million task order to support engineering and demonstration of electronic warfare systems at the Air Force Research Laboratory. MacB said Monday the order falls under the Spectrum Warfare Evaluation and Assessment Technology Engineering Research contract and the company will perform work at AFRL’s headquarters at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio…
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AT&T To Move Thousands of Databases to Oracle Cloud

Oracle and AT&T inked an agreement to move thousands of AT&T’s large scale internal databases to Oracle’s Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS,) according to a press release…
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VIDEO: HACMS – Protecting Military Systems from Hackers

DARPA’s High-Assurance Cyber Military Systems (HACMS) program is creating technology for the construction of safe and secure cyber-physical systems. Taking a fundamentally different approach from the inadequate methods used today by the software community, the program has adopted a clean-slate, formal methods-based approach to enable semi-automated code synthesis from executable specifications…
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