Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 06/22/2017

Govt Services Vet Ken Newcomer Joins MCR as Business Devt SVP

Ken Newcomer, former vice president of business development at ICF (Nasdaq: ICFI), has joined program management services contractor MCR Federal as senior VP for business development. MCR said Wednesday Newcomer will be responsible for helping grow the company’s contract opportunities with the Defense Department and federal civilian agencies…
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Dan Schultz: Lockheed Sees Germany, Israel, Japan as Potential CH-53K Helicopter Buyers

Lockheed Martin expects Germany and Israel to place orders for the Sikorsky-built CH-53K King Stallion helicopter, Reuters reported Wednesday. Dan Schultz, president of Lockheed’s Sikorsky helicopter unit, told reporters at the Paris Airshow that Japan could potentially follow suit since the country flies an earlier version of the helicopter…
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Galliford Try-Lagan Construction JV to Help Build UK F-35B Hangar Under $171M Contract

A joint venture of Galliford Try and Lagan Construction has secured a potential $170.9 million contract from the U.K.’s ministry of defense to build an F-35B aircraft hangar at a Royal Air Force base in Marham, England…
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Antonio Neri Promoted to HPE President; Meg Whitman Comments

Antonio Neri, executive vice president and general manager of enterprise group at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE), has been promoted to president at the Palo Alto, California-based technology company…
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CSRA Named to Global Top 100 in IT

 CSRA Inc. (NYSE: CSRA) was named in Gartner’s Top 100 IT companies, the company announced in a press release Thursday. CSRA also jumped 143 spots to #100 in IT leadership.  “We are proud to see CSRA’s success recognized by this year’s list of Gartner’s Global Top 100 IT companies,” said CSRA President and CEO Larry Prior…
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Rockwell Collins to Supply Avionics for General Atomics’ SkyGuardian RPA

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business has selected Rockwell Collins to provide avionics systems for the former’s MQ-9B SkyGuardian remotely piloted aircraft. Rockwell Collins said Wednesday it will deliver its Pro Line Fusion integrated avionics platform, which features interactive touch-control displays and a flight management system to support operations under current instrument flight rules…
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Iron Bow to Offer Cisco Hosted Collaboration Platform to Federal Customers

Cisco has selected Iron Bow to help market a cloud-based technology platform for collaboration and communications in the federal sector. Iron Bow said Tuesday it will start to offer Cisco’s instant messaging, voice and video conferencing and web messaging services as part of the Hosted Collaboration Solution for Government…
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Parsons Awarded NC Interchange Contract

Parsons was awarded a contract by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) to perform design services for the I-26/US 74/ NC 108 interchange improvements in Polk County, NC, the company announced Tuesday…
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Braxton to Help Air Force Build Navigation Tech Satellite Ground Segment

Braxton Technologies has received a five-year, $9.5 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to build a ground control segment for the service branch’s Navigation Technology Satellite-3. The company will help the Air Force construct ground-based infrastructure to support NTS-3 orbit operations as well as demonstrate and mature satellite navigation ground command-and-control technologies for contested environments, the Defense Department said Wednesday…
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SOCOM Posts Enterprise Data Platform RFI

The U.S. Special Operations Command has issued a request for information on commercial off-the-shelf, non-developmental items and near-NDI components that can support the development of an enterprise data services system…
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VIDEO: Defense, State Officials Preview U.S.-China Security Dialogue

David F. Helvey, performing the duties of the assistant secretary of defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs, along with Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs Acting Assistant Secretary of State Susan A…
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