Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 07/31/2017

Motorola Solutions Eyes 911 Software Portfolio Expansion Via Airbus DS Communications Purchase

Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) has agreed to buy Airbus’ communications business through the acquisition of the latter’s Plant Holdings subsidiary for an undisclosed sum in a push to expand 911 software offerings…
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Wayne Rehberger: TASC’s Intell Business Main Driver Behind Merger With Engility

Wayne Rehberger, chief financial officer of Engility Holdings, has said the company’s decision to acquire professional services provider TASC in 2014 through a $1.3 billion stock deal was driven by the latter’s intelligence business, Virginia Business reported Friday…
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Ralph Acaba Named Raytheon Program Mgmt Excellence VP; Thomas Kennedy Comments

Ralph Acaba, formerly vice president of integrated air and missile defense at Raytheon‘s integrated defense systems business, has been appointed VP for program management excellence and elected as a company officer…
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MEI Lands Potential $185M NASA Safety, Mission Assurance Services IDIQ

Millennium Engineering and Integration Company has secured a potential five-year, $185 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from NASA to provide safety and mission assurance services at the agency’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland…
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Lockheed Secures $219M Navy Contract Modification for F-35 Sustainment, Logistics Services

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $218.7 million contract modification to sustain and perform logistics support for the F-35 Lightning II aircraft of the U.S. Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, non-Defense Department participants and foreign military sales customers…
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State Dept OKs Switzerland’s Request for $115M in F/A-18 Upgrade Services

The State Department has approved Switzerland’s request to buy tactical radio systems, software support, cueing platforms and other services to support upgrades to F/A-18 fighter aircraft under a potential $115 million foreign military sales agreement…
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Cecil Haney, Sarah O’Hagan Join Johns Hopkins APL Board of Managers

Cecil Haney, a retired U.S. Navy admiral, and Sarah O’Hagan, chair of the Fuller Project for International Reporting, have been appointed to the board of managers at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory…
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BAE, UK Air Force Test Weapons & Software Updates on Eurofighter Typhoon Aircraft

BAE Systems has assisted the U.K.’s air force with testing a new set of weapons, software and avionics updates for the Eurofighter Typhoon combat aircraft. BAE said Friday the trials involved MBDA‘s Meteor air-to-air and Storm Shadow air-to-surface missile software systems and were conducted as part of Project Centurion, an initiative that aids the U…
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Navy Commissions General Dynamics-Built Guided Missile Destroyer; Sean Stackley Comments

The U.S. Navy commissioned an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer, built by General Dynamics‘ Bath Iron Works subsidiary, at a ceremony held Saturday at Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego, California…
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Dan Matthews to Serve as GSA Public Buildings Service Commissioner; Tim Horne Comments

President Donald Trump has appointed Dan Matthews, a more than 20-year veteran staffer at Capitol Hill, as commissioner of the General Services Administration‘s Public Buildings Service. GSA said Friday Matthews will manage the federal real estate portfolio that covers more than 8,600 active assets across the U…
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ARCTEC to Extend Air Force Radar O&M Support in Alaska

ARCTEC Alaska, an ASRC Federal Primus–ATCO Structures and Logistics joint venture, will continue to help the U.S. Air Force manage a military radar system installed in Alaska under a $37.9 million contract modification…
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Navy Taps Joint Tactics and Technologies for Network Defense Support IDIQ

Joint Tactics and Technologies has won a potential five-year, $18 million contract to provide cyber support for the U.S. Navy‘s computer network defense efforts. JTT will help the Navy configure and sustain networks as well as analyze, evaluate, integrate and implement security products under the  indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, the Defense Department said Friday…
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VIDEO: The USS Peralta is Commissioned and the Corps Streamlines Annual Training

The US Navy Commissions its newest ship, the USS Rafael Peralta, named after a Fallujah war hero, and the Marine Corps empowers leaders to get rid of unnecessary annual training.
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