Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 06/19/2017

DigitalGlobe’s Tony Frazier: Govt Leaders Recognize Need to Leverage Machine Learning, Big Data Analytics

Tony Frazier, senior vice president of government solutions at DigitalGlobe, has said the U.S. government acknowledges the need to leverage big data analytics, machine learning, automation and other commercial technology platforms in order to help transform the intelligence community and global mapping efforts…
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Raytheon Awarded $1B Contract to Help Build DHS Cyber Protection System; Dave Wajsgras Comments

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has landed a five-year, $1 billion contract to help develop the Department of Homeland Security‘s next-generation National Cybersecurity Protection System. The company said Monday the Development, Operations and Maintenance contract covers intrusion detection and prevention, automation, analytics and information sharing…
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Deloitte Accredited as FedRAMP 3rd-Party Assessment Organization

The American Association of Laboratory Accreditation and the management office of the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program have accredited Deloitte as a FedRAMP third-party assessment organization…
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XCOR Aerospace CEO John Gibson to Be Nominated as DoD Deputy Chief Management Officer

John Gibson, president and CEO of private spaceflight and rocket engine development company XCOR Aerospace, will be nominated by President Donald Trump to serve as deputy chief management officer at the Defense Department…
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Knight Point Systems Wins Washington Post’s Greater Washington Area 2017 Top Workplaces Award

Knight Point Systems received a “2017 Top Workplaces” award from The Washington Post. Based on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, the award recognizes firms that lead in workplace culture, organizational health and workplace improvement…
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ECS to Extend Program Support for NOAA Under $68M BPA

ECS Federal has secured a $68.4 million blanket purchase agreement from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to provide a range of services for the office of marine and aviation operations…
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Former Salient CRGT Exec Charlie Sowell Named COO at IT Firm iWorks

Charlie Sowell, a retired U.S. Navy commander and a former senior vice president at Salient CRGT, has joined Reston, Virginia-based information technology services contractor iWorks as chief operating officer…
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Global to Help Naval Sea Systems Command Maintain Vessels

Global, a 1st Flagship subsidiary, has received a potential five-year, $32 million contract from the U.S. Navy to support vessels assigned to the Naval Sea Systems Command Inactive Ship Maintenance Office and the Guided-Missile Cruiser/Dock Landing Ship Modernization Detachment…
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Boeing’s Chris Ahsmann Named to NCOIC Board; Harry Raduege Comments

Chris Ahsmann, vice president of mission systems at Boeing’s defense, space and security segment, has been appointed to the board of directors of the Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium. He will replace the retiring Rick Baily, VP of Boeing’s test and evaluation business, NCOIC said Thursday…
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Australia Receives 1st Hobart-Class Destroyer With Lockheed’s Aegis System

Australia’s defense department accepted its first Hobart-class air warfare destroyer equipped with the Lockheed Martin-built Aegis combat system during a ceremony held Friday in Adelaide. Australia has become the sixth allied country to receive a destroyer ship with the Aegis system, Lockheed said Friday…
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VIDEO: UH-60V Black Hawk helicopter’s first flight with digitized cockpit

Northrop Grumman, in partnership with the U.S. Army Prototype Integration Facility and prime contractor Redstone Defense Systems, completed the first flight of the UH-60V Black Hawk on Jan. 19 in Huntsville, Alabama…
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