Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 05/12/2017

State Dept Approves $2B Sale of Lockheed, Raytheon Missiles to UAE

The State Department has approved a potential sale to the United Arab Emirates of $2 billion in Patriot missile systems from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN). UAE requested 60 Lockheed-built Patriot Advanced Capability 3 missiles and Raytheon-made 100 Patriot Guidance Enhanced Missile-Tactical missiles through a foreign military sales agreement with the U…
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Leidos VP Nevin Carr Joins AUVSI Board; Roger Krone Comments

Nevin Carr, a vice president and U.S. Navy strategic account executive at Leidos, has been named to the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International’s board of directors. AUVSI is a nonprofit organization consists of 7,500 members from over 60 countries and works to promote the development of unmanned platforms and robotics systems, Leidos said Thursday…
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Charley Diaz Named Customer Affairs Director for HII Small Surface Combatant, Coast Guard Programs

Charley Diaz, former CEO of maritime consulting firm Diaz and chief of staff at the U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Area, has joined Huntington Ingalls Industries as corporate director of customer affairs for the company’s small surface combatants and U…
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State Dept Clears India’s $75M CBRN Protective Equipment Purchase Request

India has received clearance from the State Department to buy chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense support equipment from the U.S. government under a potential $75 million foreign military sales agreement…
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Susie Adams: Microsoft Provides Tech Support for VA Healthcare Access Tool

Microsoft has provided its government cloud platform and database technology to the Department of Veterans Affairs in an effort to help VA launch a web-based tool for military veterans and family members to access their healthcare data electronically…
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Booz Allen’s New South Carolina Facility to Support Digital Services Work for Govt Clients

Booz Allen Hamilton has unveiled a new 75,000-square-foot office in Charleston, South Carolina, in a push to support the work of the company’s digital solutions business with federal agencies, facilitate collaboration and bring technology platforms to government clients…
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GSA’s Tech Transformation Service Launches Bug Bounty Program

The General Service Administration‘s Technology Transformation Service has launched a bug bounty program that will offer incentives for independent researchers who can identify security vulnerabilities in TTS-operated software…
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iGov Tests Wearable Field Computing Tech at DoD Facility in Nevada

Reston, Virginia-based information technology firm iGov has conducted an operational utility assessment on its field computing device-wearable system during a digitally-aided close air support test at a Defense Department test range in Nevada…
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Leonardo to Develop Next-Gen Missile Decoy With UK Air Force Rapid Capability Office

Leonardo has agreed to collaborate with the U.K. air force’s rapid capability office to accelerate the delivery of radio frequency countermeasure systems and other technology platforms to warfighters…
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VIDEO: Mattis, Danish Defense Minister Hold News Conference in Copenhagen

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Danish Defense Minister Claus Hjort Frederiksen speak to reporters in Copenhagen, Denmark, May 9, 2017. The news conference followed a meeting of senior leaders from 15 countries that are key contributors to the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria…
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