Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 06/01/2017

Ashley Godwin Named Huntington Ingalls Federal Policy Director

Ashley Godwin, formerly senior defense and government affairs adviser for the Shipbuilders Council of America, has joined Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) as director of federal policy. HII said Wednesday she will help develop the company’s legislative and federal policy priorities in support of future shipbuilding campaigns and initiatives supported by the technical solutions division…
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Boeing to Update F/A-18, EA-18G Ancillary Hardware, Software Under $86M Navy Award

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received an $86.3 million contract modification to perform ancillary hardware and software upgrades to the F/A-18 and EA-18G aircraft of the U.S. Navy and six international government customers…
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Cubic Breaks Ground on Huntsville, Alabama Facility Expansion; Mike Twyman Comments

Cubic has begun construction of an expanded facility for the GATR Technologies  business of the defense and transportation contractor’s mission solutions segment. The company said Thursday the project will extend GATR’s current 35,000-square-foot facility in Huntsville, Alabama to 63,000 square feet…
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Patricia Steinbrech Appointed to Lead Mitre-Operated Federal Healthcare R&D Center

Patricia Steinbrech, former chief information officer and senior vice president of information technology and operations at ACT, has been named VP and director of a federally funded research and development center Mitre manages for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services…
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Report: DHS Scraps $1.5B Agile Devt Support Contract Vehicle

The Department of Homeland Security has called off a potential $1.5 billion contract vehicle that was designed to help DHS components procure agile design and development services from small businesses, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday…
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Cisco, IBM Forge Alliance to Integrate Cybersecurity Offerings

Cisco and IBM have partnered to integrate their cybersecurity offerings and foster collaboration on threat intelligence. IBM said Wednesday Cisco will create new applications for IBM’s QRadar security analytics platform and the first two apps will work to help security teams understand and mitigate advanced threats…
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FedBid Awarded 5-Year Army Reverse Auction Service Extension

FedBid has secured a potential five-year contract to continue to provide reverse auction services to the U.S. Army‘s contracting offices. The company said Wednesday it will provide sourcing, quality assurance and account management support staff to help drive efficiency in the service branch’s acquisition process…
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MarkLogic, NTT Data Seek to Facilitate Database, IT Services Delivery Via Expanded Partnership

MarkLogic and NTT Data have agreed to expand their business partnership to accelerate the delivery of database platforms and data utilization support services to customers in Japan, North America, Europe and South America…
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BAE-QinetiQ Alliance Seeks to Promote Adoption of Electric Drive Tech for Combat Vehicles

BAE Systems and QinetiQ have entered into a teaming agreement with the goal to help foster worldwide adoption of an electric drive transmission technology designed for ground combat vehicles. QinetiQ said May 25 it aims to combine the firm’s electric drive expertise with BAE’s systems design, development, manufacturing and integration experience in efforts to  support utilization of the E-X-Drive system…
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Senators Ask FBI for Investigation Updates on DDoS Attacks on FCC Public Comment Filing Portal

A group of five senators has asked the FBI for updates on its investigation into distributed denial-of-service attacks that targeted the Federal Communications Commission’s electronic comment filing platform…
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VIDEO: ONR Naval Future Force S&T Expo Promo

The Office of Naval Research (ONR) biennial 2017 Naval Future Force Science and Technology (S&T) Expo will take place July 20-21, 2017. The event will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D…
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