Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 06/20/2017

5 Companies Secure $199M in NASA IT Support Contracts

Five companies have received contracts worth $199.3 million combined to help NASA’s flight operations directorate develop, maintain and sustain information technology systems and software platforms. NASA said Tuesday it awarded the Joint Operations and Integrated Systems Technology contracts to Science Applications International Corp…
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Iridium Readies 2nd ‘NEXT’ Satellite Batch for June 25 Launch; Matt Desch Comments

Iridium Communications has initiated final measures to prepare for the June 25 launch of the second batch of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, Get Connected reported Monday…
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IBM Vet Julie Xiang Joins Merlin as Sales VP

Julie Xiang, former federal sales manager at IBM (NYSE: IBM), has been named vice president of sales at cybersecurity and information technology services provider Merlin International. Merlin said Monday she has more than 16 years of IT sales and sales management experience with a primary focus on the government healthcare market…
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FirstNet, AT&T Release State Plans for Public Safety Broadband Network

AT&T and the First Responder Network Authority started to release Monday a set of plans meant to help U.S. states and territories prepare for adoption of a national public safety broadband network for first responders…
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Former Harris IT Business Adds Jeremy Wensinger, James Winner, Robert Giannetta to Executive Team

Jeremy Wensinger, James Winner and Robert Giannetta have been appointed to leadership positions at MHVC Acquisition Corp. — formerly known as the government information technology services business of Harris (NYSE: HRS)…
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The Potomac Officers Club Adds Curtis Rowland to 2017 GEOINT Forum Panel

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 20, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has added Curtis Rowland to the 2017 GEOINT Forum panel. The widespread interest and innovative applications of technologies such as augmented and virtual reality, artificial intelligence and Internet of Things is affecting large swaths of industry, and GEOINT is no exception…
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CACI Makes Washington Post’s 2017 Top Workplaces List; Ken Asbury Comments

 CACI International has been included in The Washington Post’s 2017 Top Workplaces list in the “large company” category for the third year in a row. The Post surveyed employees from more than 300 companies in the greater Washington, D…
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Washington Post Recognizes Mitre on Top Workplaces List for 2017; Julie Gravallese Comments

The Washington Post has recognized Mitre as one of the top workplaces list for 2017 under the “largest organizations” category, which includes companies in Washington that have 500 or more employees…
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FLIR Systems to Provide EO/IR Sensor Tech for Coast Guard Transport Aircraft

A FLIR Systems subsidiary has received a potential five-year, $17.9 million from the U.S. Navy to supply up to 19 high-definition electro-optical/infrared sensors for the Coast Guard‘s fleet of HC-27J transport aircraft…
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Boeing to Extend Support for India’s P-8I Fleet

Boeing has secured a three-year contract to extend support for the Indian navy’s fleet of P-8I maritime surveillance aircraft. The company said Monday it will provide engineering, support and planning services as well as material support to a 737-based component services program…
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VIDEO: Plethora Of New Aircraft Debut At Paris Air Show

In an unusually hot week at Le Bourget, a host of new aircraft are making their debut at the 2017 Paris Air Show. We take a quick look at what showgoers will see at the show this week.
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