Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 07/05/2017

CenturyLink Offers EagleForce Pharmaceutical Analytics Tech via GSA Schedule; Erich Sanchack Comments

CenturyLink has begun to offer an EagleForce Associates-built pharmaceutical analytics platform to government customers through the General Services Administration‘s Information Technology Schedule 70 contract vehicle…
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Cubic Subsidiary Gets NSA Clearance for Cloud Servers With Aruba Virtual Mobility Controller

A Cubic subsidiary has secured clearance from the National Security Agency to offer its cloud servers with Aruba Networks’ virtual mobility controller as a certified component under the Commercial Solutions for Classified program…
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NATO Cooperative Cyber Defense CoE Calls for Joint Response to NotPetya, WannaCry Attacks

A group of researchers at NATO’s Cooperative Cyber Defense Center of Excellence has urged the international community to pursue a joint response to the threat actors behind the NotPetya and WannaCry malware campaigns…
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Gibbs & Cox Adds Navy Vet William Landay to Board of Directors

William Landay III, a retired U.S. Navy vice admiral and president of WE LANDAY Consulting, has joined the board of directors at Arlington, Virginia-based maritime engineering and design company Gibbs & Cox…
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Samsung-Intelligent Decisions Team to Supply Tablets to USAF Bases Worldwide

Samsung‘s U.S.-based electronics unit and its partner Intelligent Decisions have received a contract from the U.S. Air Force to supply tablets to the military branch’s facilities around the world…
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Unisys to Help Update New Zealand’s Driver & Vehicle Registry Platform

Unisys has received a five-year contract to help New Zealand’s transport agency update a driver and vehicle registry platform through the use of an “agile” software development approach…
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Atos to Install Supercomputer for UK Nuclear Deterrence Program

AWE has selected digital technology firm Atos to support the installation of a supercomputer designed to validate nuclear warheads as part of a nuclear deterrence program in the U.K. Atos said Monday its Bull Sequana supercomputer will work to help AWE assess the safety and reliability of Trident nuclear warheads through a science-based computational program…
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Jeremy Palmer: DARPA Eyes Experimental Small Satellite Mission Launch Aboard India’s Rocket

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency plans to launch a mission for experimental small satellites, also known as satlets, aboard a rocket from India, Space News reported Monday. The eXperiment for Cellular Integration Technologies mission seeks to demonstrate the capability to establish a satellite bus around a sensor and other payloads through the use of satlets…
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Huntington Ingalls-Built Amphibious Transport Dock Completes Initial Sea Trials

Huntington Ingalls Industries has evaluated systems that have been installed on the U.S. Navy‘s 11th San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship during a series of sea trials. HII said Monday its Ingalls Shipbuilding division operated USS Portland (LPD 27) in the Gulf of Mexico for four days and performed anchor-handling, ballast and deballast, detect-to-engage, full power ahead, astern and steering assessments…
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Carnegie Mellon University Secures DHS Grant for Cyber Data & Analysis Platform Devt

Carnegie Mellon University has secured a $206,062 grant from the Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate to build data and analysis platforms that can help cybersecurity researchers understand and mitigate cyber attacks…
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DoD IG: Army Needs to Train Black Hawk Helicopter Pilots on New Equipment

The Defense Department‘s inspector general has called on the U.S. Army’s vice chief of staff to provide new equipment training to pilots that operate Sikorsky-built H-60 Black Hawk helicopters…
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VIDEO: Marines and Sailors Train to Save Lives

Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command Marines and Sailors conduct a casualty evacuation exercise while forward deployed in the Middle East. Being able to quickly and efficiently treat wounded personnel on the move while utilizing organic aviation assets supports the SPMAGTF’s vast crisis response capability…
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