Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 06/23/2017

ASRC Federal’s Mission Solutions Business Obtains CMMI Level 5 Rating

ASRC Federal‘s mission solutions business unit has received Maturity Level 5 rating under the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration for Development framework. The appraiser, Integrated System Diagnostics, did not discover weaknesses in AFMS’ operations and had no major recommendations for change, AFMS said Thursday…
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UK Army Adopts Red Hat OS, Automation Tool to Facilitate Private Cloud App Deployment

The U.K. army has implemented Red Hat-built operating system and automation platform for its private cloud infrastructure. The British army’s information application services group fielded the Red Hat Enterprise Linux platform and Ansible Tower by Red Hat in an effort to facilitate the deployment of applications and adoption of DevOps processes as well as address compatibility challenges with legacy stack, the company said Thursday…
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GSA Publishes Cloud Transformation Guidance for Data Center Community

The General Services Administration‘s Data Center Optimization Initiative Program Management Office has released a report to share lessons learned on cloud transformation efforts for the data center community…
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Insitu Integrates High Accuracy Photogrammetry Payload on ScanEagle UAV for Broad Area Surveillance

Insitu, a subsidiary of Boeing, has integrated a 50-megapixel camera onto the ScanEagle unmanned aerial vehicle to help offer high accuracy photogrammetric aerial imagery and broad area surveillance capacity…
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iGov Mobile Comms System Completes Production Acceptance Test & Evaluation

Reston, Virginia-based information technology company iGov has wrapped up production acceptance test and evaluation on its mobile communications system that is designed to support the U.S. Air Force‘s tactical air control party…
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NASA Awards University of Oklahoma $161M Contract for Atmospheric Carbon Cycle Observatory Devt

NASA has awarded the University of Oklahoma in Norman a potential $161 million contract to develop a geostationary instrument that will work to measure vegetation health and carbon-related greenhouse gases from space…
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Orbital ATK Tests Hostile-Fire Indication Tech on Fixed-Wing ISR Aircraft

Orbital ATK has installed and tested an acoustic hostile-fire indication system on a fixed-wing aircraft that was configured to perform intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. ShotFinder was integrated onto a Cessna-built Grand Caravan aircraft to collect data in various operating missions as part of the test, Orbital ATK said Wednesday…
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Lockheed Gets Potential $1.2B Navy Contract for Sonar System Engineering Services

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a potential $1.17 billion contract from the U.S. Navy to engineer sonar technology under the Technical Insertion 18-20 Acoustic Rapid Commercial-Off-The-Shelf Insertion program…
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Rockwell Collins Demos GPS Receivers in Ballistic & Guided Flight Tests

Rockwell Collins‘ military-code global positioning system receivers have completed seven ballistic and guided flight tests that aimed to demonstrate live-fire tracking capacity for guided munitions…
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VIDEO: Exercise Iron Wolf: NATO battlegroups train together in Lithuania

At one of Lithuania’s largest annual military exercises, Iron Wolf, distinguished visitors such as Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg view the combat readiness and multinational togetherness of NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence battlegroup situated in Lithuania…
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