Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 06/06/2017

Stu Shea Named CEO of MHVC, Recent Acquisition of Veritas Capital

Stu Shea has been named Chief Executive Officer of MHVC Acquisition Corp., (MHVC) formerly Harris Corporation’s Government Services business, a recent acquisition of Veritas Capital. MHVC is operating as a standalone company and will launch the new brand soon, Veritas Capital announced in a press release…
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State Dept OKs $662M Sale of Lockheed-Built AN/TPQ-53(V) Radars to Saudi Arabia

The State Department has approved a potential $662 million foreign military sale of Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) AN/TPQ-53(V) radar platforms and related services to Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia requested 26 AN/TPQ-53(V) radars, M931 and M107 projectiles, GPS receiver tools, single channel ground and airborne radio systems, FMTV M1092 medium tactical vehicles and related accessories, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Monday…
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FCC’s David Bray to Serve as First NGA Chief Ventures Officer

David Bray, chief information officer of the Federal Communications Commission, will join the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency next month as the organization’s first chief ventures officer in July, MeriTalk reported Monday…
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Cubic Subsidiary Unveils Portable Satellite Ground Terminal; Mike Twyman Comments

Cubic‘s GATR Technologies subsidiary has developed a portable ground station for public and private sector customers to download satellite imagery for tactical applications. The GATR TRAC station works to help users download imagery and data from low-Earth orbit satellites such as Eros A and B, Pleiades 1A and 1B, RADARSAT 2, Spot 6 and 7, TanDEM-X, TerraSAR-X, WORLDVIEW 1 and 2, Cubic said Tuesday…
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Northrop Extends Supply Chain Agreement With Australian Govt

Nothrop Grumman‘s Australia-based subsidiary and the government of Australia have renewed their global supply chain agreement for another three years. The company said Sunday the agreement aims to give Australian companies access to military and commercial opportunities within Northrop’s global supply chain…
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Gryphon Technologies to Support Expeditionary Systems Unit at Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division

Gryphon Technologies has secured a $25.5 million contract to offer support services for the expeditionary systems unit of the Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City division. The company said Monday that it will evaluate, test and fabricate prototypes of NSWC PCD’s landing craft air cushion and naval assault craft units…
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National Government Services to Extend CDC Healthcare Payment Processing Support

National Government Services has received a potential five-year, $4 million contract to help the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention process healthcare-related payments in support of the survivors and first responders of the 2001 World Trade Center attacks in New York…
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BAE Integrates Motion Sensor-Based Intell Function Into Geospatial Analysis Product Line

BAE Systems has updated its suite of geospatial analysis software to include movement intelligence tools designed to help analysts identify threats among people, vehicles and other objects. The company said Monday its Geospatial eXploitation Products‘ new MOVINT functions that work to interpret movement and activity from motion sensors such as video and radar…
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Woolpert to Help Agencies Assess Cyber Risk Through FICO Enterprise Security Score

Woolpert has partnered with data analytics firm FICO to help government agencies evaluate their cybersecurity risks through the latter’s Enterprise Security Score. Woolpert will integrate FICO’s ESS with its EC:Secure platforms and services portfolio under the partnership, FICO said Monday…
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ACT I’s Michael Niggel Leads Panel Discussion at US-Japan Defense Tech Forum

Michael Niggel, CEO of Advanced Concepts and Technologies International, delivered the leadoff remarks in a cybersecurity panel discussion that was part of the 28th U.S.-Japan Defense Technology Forum at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee…
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VIDEO: AUVSI’s Xponential 2017 Show Highlights

While the commercial market has dominated AUVSI Xponential this year in Dallas, some military platforms have been unveiled, including the Snipe UAV from AeroVironment. Moreover, the conference had some key military speakers and a much stronger focus on the defence than the show floor did…
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