Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 05/30/2017

U.S. Consumer Spending Rebounds for Biggest Increase in 4 Months

In line with wage and salary increases the previous month, U.S. consumer spending saw its biggest increase in four months in April, the Commerce Department said Tuesday. This increase was the largest since December…
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Orbital ATK Gets $90M Contract to Supply Northrop Bomber Aircraft Components

Northrop Grumman has awarded Orbital ATK a potential five-year, $90 million contract to manufacture aircraft composite parts in support of the U.S. Air Force‘s B-2 Spirit aircraft modernization effort…
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Navy Receives Huntington Ingalls-Built USS Washington Submarine; Matt Needy Comments

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Newport News Shipbuilding division has delivered the USS Washington submarine to the U.S. Navy after the underwater vehicle  completed a round of Board of Inspection and Survey sea trials…
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G7 Leaders Urge Tech Firms to Help Address Online Extremism

Leaders of Group of Seven member states have issued a joint declaration that calls for social networking sites and internet companies to stem the spread of terror propaganda, the Associated Press reported Friday…
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Denise Perry Promoted to Full-Time Ensco HR Division Manager

Denise Perry, acting manager of Ensco‘s human resources division since February, has been promoted to manage the division on a full-time basis. Ensco said Wednesday she led efforts to increase the Falls Church, Virginia-based company’s HR efficiency and quality of customer service as part of her previous duties as deputy division manager…
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DHS Seeks Info on Data Analysis, Visualization Sources

The Department of Homeland Security wants information on potential sources of data analytics and visualization offerings that could support DHS’ office of cyber and infrastructure analysis. OCIA needs a capability that can help evolve its analytic tools; develop data visualizations, mapping tools and related software applications; and build a research and development framework to launch new platforms, DHS said May 23 in a FedBizOpps notice…
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Report: Army Sees 4-Year Delay in Anti-Missile C2 System IOC Based on FY 2018 Budget Request

The U.S. Army’s fiscal year 2018 budget proposal indicates a possible four-year delay in the initial operational capability of the service branch’s anti-missile command-and-control platform, Defense News reported Thursday…
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OGSystems Updates Aerial Imaging & Image Processing Platforms

OGSystems has rolled out its updated three-dimensional aerial imaging system and sensor-based processing system for 2D and 3D images. The PeARL aerial imaging platform is equipped with a modern sensor that works to provide approximately 1…
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Doug Kitani: IAP to Support Military Customers Under Potential $37B Army IDIQ Contract

IAP Worldwide Services will provide a range of customized technology platforms and services to the Defense Department under a potential U.S. Army contract vehicle worth up to 37.4 billion over 10 years…
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DoD Seeks $259M to Speed Up Multi-Object Kill Vehicle Devt

The Defense Department‘s budget request will allocate $259 million to accelerate the development of a kill vehicle for the U.S. military to intercept multiple enemy warheads, Defense One reported Friday…
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VIDEO: Urban Assault

MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER TWENTYNINE PALMS, California – Marines with 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, conduct an urban assault exercise part of the Urban Warfare Package at Range 200 aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California, May 16, 2017…
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