Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 07/10/2017

Carahsoft to Resell CompassCom’s Fleet Management Tools to Public Sector

Carahsoft Technology has agreed to serve as a value-added reseller of CompassCom Software’s fleet management platforms to the public sector through Carahsoft’s spot on the General Services Administration’s Schedule 70 contract vehicle…
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22 Universities to Receive NASA R&D Funds, Flight Opportunities

NASA will award grants to 22 universities to research and develop technology in areas such as remote sensing, nanotechnology, astrophysics and aeronautics. The agency said Friday it may incorporate research results from the Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research into ongoing Earth science, aeronautics and deep space exploration work…
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Matt Desch: Iridium ‘NEXT’ Satellite Constellation Supports FAA NextGen Program Through Aircraft Tracking

Iridium Communications CEO Matt Desch has said the Iridium NEXT satellite constellation works to help track the location of commercial aircraft across trans-oceanic routes in support of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Next Generation Air Transportation System program, NASASpaceflight…
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ManTech Lands 5-Year Navy Fleet Support Contract

ManTech International has received a five-year, $39 million contract from the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division’s Combat Direction Systems Activity to help maintain systems on U…
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Lockheed, French Shipbuilder Open Office to Support Australia’s Submarine Devt Program

Lockheed Martin and French shipbuilding company Naval Group, formerly DCNS, have opened an office in Cherbourg, France, to accommodate submarine designers and naval engineers who will support Australia’s Future Submarine Program…
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The Potomac Officers Club Adds Steffanie Easter as Keynote for the 2017 Army Forum

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 10, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has added Steffanie Easter as the keynote speaker for the 2017 Army Forum. As the Department of Defense moves to make good use of its newly increased budget, the Army will benefit greatly by modernizing its vehicles, equipment and increasing the number of troops and personnel…
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Kris Kobach: Presidential Commission to Keep Voter Data on White House Computers

A presidential commission established through an executive order signed in May will download and store requested voter-roll data on White House computers under the guidance of Vice President Mike Pence’s office, The Washington Post reported Thursday…
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Polish Defense Group, Lockheed to Collaborate on Missile Launcher Devt Project

A consortium of Polish state-owned defense companies intends to start exclusive further negotiations with Lockheed Martin on the development of a mobile artillery missile launcher system for Poland’s armed forces…
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Kurt Volker Named US Special Envoy for Peace Negotiations in Ukraine

The State Department has appointed Kurt Volker, a former U.S. ambassador to NATO, as U.S. special representative for Ukraine negotiations. “The United States remains fully committed to the objectives of the Minsk agreements, and I have complete confidence in Kurt to continue our efforts to achieve peace in Ukraine,” Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in a statement released Friday…
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Pixelligent Gets DoD, DOE Grants for Nanocomposite Tech Development

Pixelligent Technologies has received $2.15 million in total funds from the departments of Defense and Energy to further develop new applications based on the company’s nanocomposite technology…
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VIDEO: The Future of the Enterprise Mission Management Toolkit (eMTK)

eMTK is an open, commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) workflow toolkit that provides intelligence lifecycle management services that are cloud-ready, site-configurable, and scalable to any intelligence center…
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