Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 05/31/2017

Fluor-CH2M-BWXT JV Lands $1.5B DOE Paducah Site Remediation Contract

A joint venture of Fluor (NYSE: FLR), CH2M and BWX Technologies (NYSE: BWXT) has received a potential 10-year, $1.5 billion contract from the Energy Department to provide nuclear remediation and deactivation support for the Paducah gaseous diffusion facility in Kentucky…
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David Funk Named General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Hitachi Data Systems’ Federal Arm

David Funk, former general counsel and director of contracts at information technology services contractor Govplace, has joined Hitachi Data Systems‘ federal government business as general counsel and corporate secretary…
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Engility Introduces Cloud Migration, Optimization Tool for DoD, IC Clients

Engility has launched a technology platform the company designed to help defense and intelligence agencies architect, optimize and migrate to cloud computing infrastructure. Cloud ASCEND uses a data-based approach meant to help customers manage cloud and enterprise modernization projects, Engility said Wednesday…
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Amazon Vet Peter Cohen Joins Fortinet Board

Peter Cohen, a 17-year veteran of Amazon and co-founder of Xendota, has joined the board of directors at Sunnyvale, California-based cybersecurity firm Fortinet. Cohen said in a statement published Tuesday he aims to help “provide strategic counsel on the cloud technology priorities, partnerships and innovations that will help contribute to the company’s continued momentum with enterprise customers…
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Intel’s Melvin Greer to Receive BDPA’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Melvin Greer, director of data science and analytics at Intel, will receive the Lifetime Achievement from Black Data Processing Associates in recognition of his contribution to the information technology sector…
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Carahsoft to Resell Dell EMC’s Converged Infrastructure Offering to Govt Sector

Carahsoft Technology has agreed to resell a Dell EMC-built converged infrastructure system to public sector organizations through the General Services Administration‘s Schedule 70 governmentwide acquisition contract vehicle…
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The Potomac Officers Club Adds Panelist Jean-Charles Ledé to the Unmanned Systems Forum

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 31, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has added Jean-Charles Ledé to the list of panelists for the Unmanned Systems Forum. As the use of military UAVs and commercial drones become more ubiquitous, innovative new uses of the technology have emerged…
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Raytheon Orders Anaren Beamforming Assemblies for Navy Air & Missile Defense Radar

Anaren has received a potential $97 million order from Raytheon‘s integrated defense systems business unit to provide radio frequency beamforming assemblies needed for the production of the U.S…
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Lt. Gen. Arnold Bunch: Air Force to Get KC-46 Tanker Program Schedule Update in June

Lt. Gen. Arnold Bunch, military deputy of the U.S. Air Force’s acquisition office, has said Boeing has begun a schedule risk evaluation and will update the service branch by the first week of June whether the KC-46 tanker aircraft program will face another phase of schedule delays, Defense News reported Tuesday…
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MDA Demos Boeing-Built Ground Midcourse Defense System Against ICBM Target

The Missile Defense Agency performed Tuesday a live-fire test of the Boeing-built Ground-Based Midcourse Defense system element of the U.S. ballistic missile defense platform. During the test, the GMD system helped guide a ground-based interceptor that launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California to zero in on an intercontinental ballistic missile target that lifted off from Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands, Boeing said Tuesday…
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OMB Seeks IT Specialist for Data Mgmt

The Office of Management and Budget has kicked off its search for an information technology specialist who will work within the budget analysis and systems branch of OMB’s budget review division…
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VIDEO: We Are NATO

We are NATO. An Alliance of like-minded countries. Securing peace for almost 70 years.
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