Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 05/23/2017

Raytheon Awarded Potential $300M Navy Contract to Design, Build LCS Sonar Tech

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has secured a potential $300 million contract to design and build an anti-submarine technology for U.S. Navy personnel to locate and track enemy submarines from littoral combat ships…
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CGI Federal to Build Army’s Contract Writing System Under Potential $134M Award

CGI‘s (NYSE: GIB) federal business has received a potential $133.9 million contract to develop an enterprise-wide software platform for the U.S. Army to write, manage, execute or close out a contract…
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Rafael Lopez Joins Accenture’s Health & Public Service Practice as Managing Director

Rafael Lopez, a former commissioner of the Department of Health and Human Services, has been named managing director of Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) health and public service practice in North America…
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Rockwell Collins to Resell Inmarsat’s Global Xpress Broadband Service to Govt Aviation Customers

Rockwell Collins has begun to offer Inmarsat‘s Global Xpress broadband service to the government aviation market through an expanded value added reseller arrangement. Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based Rockwell Collins said Monday it currently delivers Inmarsat’s GX service and Jet ConneX in-flight connectivity offering to commercial and business aviation customers under previous VAR agreements…
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State Dept Opens Solicitation for $850M Passport Processing System Modernization Project

The State Department has issued a request for proposals for a potential 10-year, $850 million contract to update a technology platform designed to process passports and visas as well as deliver emergency services to U…
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SAIC to Establish Tennessee-Based IT Services Hub; Tony Moraco Comments

Science Applications International Corp. has announced plans to open a center of excellence for information technology services in Cookeville, Tennessee, this summer. SAIC said Monday its Technology Integration Gateway center will be located in the Regions Bank Building and will offer cloud, cybersecurity and data science support to government and commercial customers…
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USMC Orders Additional Oshkosh-Built Aircraft Rescue & Firefighting Vehicles

The U.S. Marine Corps has awarded Oshkosh‘s defense business a delivery order valued at more than $33 million to build 54 more aircraft rescue and firefighting vehicles. Oshkosh said Monday that it expects to field the initial P-19R vehicles next month and deliver a total of 164 units through 2019…
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Boeing to Integrate ViaSat Tactical Comms Terminals on Marines’ AV-8B Attack Aircraft

Boeing has awarded ViaSat a potential $20 million contract to manufacture small tactical terminals for integration onto AV-8B Harrier attack planes for the U.S. Marine Corps and international defense customers…
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Hughes Unveils Software-Based WAN Offering for Govt Customers

Hughes Network Systems has unveiled a software-defined wide area network offering designed to help public sector customers address cloud readiness, network flexibility and application availability challenges…
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Raytheon-Built GEO 6 Payload for FAA Navigation System Launched Into Orbit

A satellite payload that Raytheon developed for the Federal Aviation Administration‘s Wide Area Augmentation System took off onboard a Soyuz launch vehicle from Arianespace‘s space center in French Guiana…
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Lockheed Concludes 6th TACMS Missile Flight Test; Scott Greene Comments

A Lockheed Martin-built missile system has performed a long-range mission during its  sixth consecutive flight test that occurred at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. The company said Monday it tested the Tactical Missile System with the intent to further demonstrate the missile’s functions and address performance requirements under an engineering and manufacturing development program…
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VIDEO: SEA Enhances Navy Simulator

SEA’s flight deck officer training capability is currently being used by the UK Royal Navy, and at ITEC the company is demonstrating further enhancements to the system that could be added to the current platform…
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