Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 05/11/2017

SAIC to Integrate C4ISR Tech for Army Tactical Vehicles Under $61M Task Order

Science Applications International Corp. has received an 18-month, $61 million task order from the U.S. Navy‘s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic to perform engineering upgrade and integration work on two types of military vehicle…
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Maj. Gen. Ricky Waddell to Join White House as Deputy National Security Adviser

Army Reserve Maj. Gen. Ricky Waddell, commander of the 76th Operational Response Command, has been selected to succeed K.T. McFarland as deputy national security adviser, Politico reported Wednesday. Waddell will report directly to Lt…
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CSRA Holds Event to Help Startup Firms Introduce Tech Platforms in Federal Market

CSRA hosted an event Wednesday to help eight startup companies showcase a range of emerging technology platforms to potential federal government clients, MeriTalk reported Wednesday. The report said CSRA selected the startups out of 120 firms to demonstrate their platforms at the Emerging Technologies Day…
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28 Year Low: Fewest Workers Receive Unemployment Since 1988

Fewer workers received unemployment benefits at the end of April than at any other time in the last 28 years, the Department of Labor reported Thursday, and when the last four weeks are taken into account, total unemployment benefit claims are at their lowest rate since 1974…
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General Atomics Test-Fires Blitzer Railgun Projectiles; Nick Bucci Comments

General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems business has used a three-megajoule railgun system to fire three guidance electronics unit-equipped hypersonic projectiles during a test series at the U…
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ARN: IBM to Provide Mainframe Storage Infrastructure for Australia’s Human Services Dept

IBM has secured a $10.1 million contract from Australia’s human services department to provide mainframe storage infrastructure, ARN reported Thursday. A spokesperson for the department told ARN that IBM will deliver new mainframe disk storage arrays to replace aging ones under the contract…
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James Willis, Steve Fitz-Gerald to Join QinetiQ in Managing Director Roles

James Willis, currently head of defense and security at Vodafone UK, and Steve Fitz-Gerald, formerly CEO of Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group, will join QinetiQ as managing directors for two different business areas…
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International Republican Institute’s Mark Green to Be Nominated USAID Administrator

President Donald Trump intends to nominate Mark Andrew Green, president of the International Republican Institute, as administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development. Green previously served as U…
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DigitalGlobe Aims to Move Earth Imagery Data to Cloud Via AWS Snowmobile

DigitalGlobe has adopted an Amazon Web Services mobile service offering to facilitate the transfer of large amounts of Earth satellite imagery and related data to the cloud. AWS Snowmobile is an exabyte-scale service designed to migrate up to 100 petabytes of data into the cloud through a 45-foot-long shipping container that can be hauled by a semi-trailer truck, DigitalGlobe said Wednesday…
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General Dynamics Tests 4G Tactical Network at USMC Ship-to-Shore Demo

General Dynamics‘ mission systems business has tested a 4G tactical broadband communications network during the U.S. Marine Corps‘ Ship-to-Shore Maneuver, Exploration and Experimentation event in California…
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Indigenous Technologies-Telos Team to Help Manage Indian Health Service IT Network

The Department of Health and Human Services has selected a team composed of Indigenous Technologies and Telos to help operate the Indian Health Service‘s information technology network that supports care services delivery for American Indian and Alaska Native people…
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InquisIT Wins $14.7M Army Intelligence and Security Command IT Support Contract

The technology company InquisIT LLC announced Thursday it won a $14.7 million contract with the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM) at Ft. Belvoir, Va. As part of the five-year contract, InquisIT LLC will provide enterprise IT infrastructure and application support to the Army…
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