Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 07/25/2017

John Pitsenberger Named CFO of Former Harris IT Business

John Pitsenberger, former executive vice president and chief financial officer of Sotera Defense Solutions, has been appointed CFO of MHVC Acquisition Corp. — previously known as the government information technology services division of Harris (NYSE: HRS)…
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HII-Honeywell-Jacobs JV Gets Notice to Proceed for Nevada National Security Site Mgmt, Operation Support

A joint venture of Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE: HII) Stoller Newport News Nuclear division, Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has received a notice to proceed from the Energy Department‘s National Nuclear Security Administration to manage and operate the Nevada National Security Site…
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Leidos Tests Air Force Multi-Sensor ISR Platform

Leidos has tested sensors on the U.S. Air Force‘s multi-sensor pod that is designed to feature intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance functions. The company said Tuesday it carried out risk reduction test on eight different sensors of the AgilePod multi-sensor platform to demonstrate how open architectures and common mechanical and electrical systems can reconfigure sensors to address operational needs for various aircraft…
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Dewberry Promotes 20-Year Vet Catherine Bohn to Associate VP

Catherine Bohn, a more than 20-year veteran of Dewberry and a certified geospatial information system professional, has been promoted to associate vice president at the Fairfax, Virginia-based professional services company…
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Microsoft Adds Cognitive Services, Media Analytics to Azure Govt Cloud

Microsoft has announced the availability of a media analytics tool and a white-glove service for government customers of the company’s Azure cloud computing platform. The Cognitive Services White Glove Program works to help clients integrate artificial intelligence in applications that will be built in Azure Government, Microsoft said July 17…
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Charles River to Extend Probabilistic Modeling Tools Devt Under DARPA Contract Option

Charles River Analytics has received a one-year, $500,000 contract option from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to further develop probabilistic modeling tools designed to help system engineers analyze and predict system performance in uncertain environments…
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VTO to Support DHS Drone Forensics Research Efforts; William Bryan Comments

VTO has received a $928,541 research and development contract from the Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate to help boost law enforcement officers’ capacity to collect and analyze evidential data from drones…
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MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates to Continue NGA Aeronautical Charting Tech Support

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates will continue to provide software systems and services to help automate the production of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency‘s aeronautical charting products under a potential five-year, $4 million contract modification…
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Lockheed-Built F-35 Fleet Exceeds 100,000 Flight Hours

The Lockheed Martin-built F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft fleet has surpassed 100,000 flight hours as the company works to complete the program’s system development and demonstration phase. Lockheed said Monday the remaining F-35 development flight tests include the validation of the final Block 3F software release; F-35B ski jump demonstrations and austere site operations; high-Mach Loads tests for F-35B and F-35C aircraft variants; and completion of weapons delivery accuracy tests…
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Boeing to Deploy Dasssault Systems Digital Tool Across Defense, Space Programs

Boeing will implement a digital platform from Dassault Systemes across defense, space and commercial aviation programs as part of an extended partnership with the latter company. Dassault’s 3DEXPERIENCE platform works to manage product lifecycle and manufacturing operations through process and product simulation and elimination of risks prior to production, Dassault said Tuesday…
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VIDEO: 2017 Naval Future Force S&T Expo Day One Recap

The Naval Future Force Science and Technology (S&T) Expo at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center 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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