Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 06/05/2017

CACI Receives NAVSEA Task Order for Workforce Development, Support Services; Ken Asbury Comments

CACI International has secured a five-year, $40 million task order under the SeaPort-e contract vehicle to help develop the Naval Sea Systems Command’s workforce and facilitate organizational efficiency and effectiveness…
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NASA Rebrands Future Solar Probe Spacecraft to Honor Astrophysicist Eugene Parker

NASA has renamed its future mission to a star called the Solar Probe Plus spacecraft to honor astrophysicist Eugene Parker for his studies on the solar wind phenomenon and research on how stars engage orbiting planets…
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Report: DoD FY 2018 Budget Request Includes $4.8B for European Defense Efforts

The Defense Department‘s fiscal year 2018 budget request allocates approximately $4.8 billion for the European Reassurance Initiative, an increase of $1.4 billion from ERI funds in FY 2017, DoD News reported Thursday…
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Orbital ATK-Built Cygnus Spacecraft Departs from ISS to Perform Secondary Payload Missions

An Orbital ATK-built Cygnus spacecraft has departed from the International Space Station to conduct three secondary payload missions as part of its next mission phase. The company said Sunday that the S…
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DARPA Eyes Cyber Hunting Tools for Enterprise Networks

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency seeks proposals for the development of cyber hunting tools that will help boost the defenses of enterprise networks and offer cyber threat characterization, detection and protection capacity…
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Navy Uses Esri’s Analytics Platform for Unmanned System Info Gathering

The U.S. Navy‘s Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command has used Esri‘s mapping and analytics platform with unmanned maritime vehicles in an effort to optimize information gathering ahead of ocean and near-shore operations…
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Carahsoft to Serve as Govt Sector Distributor of Seagate-Developed Encryption Tech; Craig Abod Comments

Carahsoft will offer encryption devices from Seagate‘s government solutions business unit in the government market as a public sector distributor. The two companies said Thursday that Seagate’s Trade Agreements Act-compliant self-encrypting drives were developed to help clients address security risks meet regulatory compliance and provide transparency…
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PAE to Help US Army Train Afghan Forces in Maintenance, Supply Chain Mgmt

PAE will work with the U.S. Army to help mentor and train Afghanistan’s national defense and security forces in the field of warehouse support, supply chain management and maintenance under a potential $142 million contract awarded in May…
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Mercury Systems Gets DoD Supplier Accreditation for Phoenix-Based Microelectronics Facility

Mercury Systems has obtained design service accreditation from a Defense Department organization for its microelectronics facility in Phoenix, Arizona. The Advanced Microelectronics Center in Phoenix is the company’s second facility to obtain the Category 1A Trusted Supplier certification for design services from DoD’s Defense Microelectronics Activity organization, Mercury Systems said Wednesday…
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The Potomac Officers Club Finalizes Speakers for the Unmanned Systems Forum

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 5, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has finalized the panel of speakers 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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VIDEO: Jumpmasters – Paratroopers for Life

Being a jumpmaster in the 82nd Airborne Division is the definition of airborne leadership. Sgt. 1st Class Jeremy Shepler explains the importance of jumpmasters to the airborne mission and why All American jumpmasters are paratroopers for life…
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