Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 07/21/2017

Textron, SNC-Embraer Test Light Attack Aircraft at Holloman AFB Ahead of OA-X Demo

Textron and a team of Sierra Nevada Corp. and Embraer have brought their respective light-attack aircraft to the Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico to prepare for the U.S. Air Force‘s OA-X experiment that will start on July 31, Defense News reported Wednesday…
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Tyndall Air Force Base F-22 Raptors Participate in Red Flag Joint Readiness Exercise

Pilots from Tyndall Air Force Base have flown F-22 Raptors to train with combat air forces from across the Defense Department as part of the Red Flag 17-3 joint, full-spectrum readiness exercise. DoD said Thursday that 10 F-22 units from the 95th Fighter Squadron performed operations alongside F-35A and F-35B fighter aircraft from the U…
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NASA Seeks Industry Info on Deep Space Power, Propulsion Technologies

NASA has posted a request for information on power and propulsion concepts that can help the agency meet deep space exploration objectives. The space agency said Tuesday seeks information on conceptual designs; current industry capabilities and development methods; and potential commercial applications of deep space power and solar electric propulsion technologies…
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Australia’s GPS Cubesat Payload Deploys From Space Station Into Orbit

The International Space Station has delivered a cube satellite with a global positioning system payload, developed by Australia’s space engineering research center and the University of New South Wales, to orbit using a NanoRacks deployer…
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Cylance Endpoint Security Platform Gets FedRAMP Authorization

Cylance has obtained Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program certification to deliver its artificial intelligence-powered endpoint security platform to U.S. government agencies through a cloud-managed architecture…
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Veracity Supplies Initial SDN Tech for DOE Network Security Program

Veracity Industrial Networks has completed the first phase of a software-defined networking infrastructure under an Energy Department project that aims to boost industrial network security. The company said Thursday DOE’s Chess Master initiative seeks to research, build, test and commercialize security validation and policy enforcement applications that can integrate with a flow controller to manage all field networks…
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BAE Starts Type 26 Warship Production for UK Navy

BAE Systems has started construction of the first anti-submarine warfare ship of a new fleet designed to replace the U.K. navy’s Type 23 frigates. The company said Thursday British defense secretary Michael Fallon unveiled the name “Glasgow” for the first Type 26 Global Combat Ship during a ceremonial event at BAE shipyard in Scotland…
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1st Ford Carrier Commissioning Set for Saturday; Navy Adm. John Richardson Comments

The U.S. Navy will commission the lead aircraft carrier of the military branch’s Gerald Ford class during a ceremony that will be held Saturday at Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia. President Donald Trump will deliver the principal address at the USS Gerald R…
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IBM to Offer Free Consulting Services Via ‘Smarter Cities’ Challenge

IBM has selected five municipalities across the world to receive pro bono consulting services from the company’s teams of experts on issues related to public safety, immigration, economic development and affordable housing as part of the Smarter Cities Challenge program…
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Battelle Realigns SeeByte in Govt Market Push for Unmanned Underwater Tech

Battelle has changed the structure of its SeeByte subsidiary in an effort to eliminate any issues related with foreign control or ownership and facilitate business collaboration with U.S. government clients on unmanned underwater technologies…
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VIDEO: Rear Adm. David Hahn’s Keynote Address

Rear Adm. David Hahn, chief of naval research, gives the opening keynote address during the Naval Future Force Science and Technology (S&T) EXPO at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The EXPO is the Office of Naval Research’s (ONR) premier biennial event that provides attendees access to senior naval leadership and technical experts to discuss the status of key programs and new research opportunities…
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