Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 08/02/2017

Serco Lands Potential $78M Contract for ESA Scientific, Engineering Services

Serco has won a potential five-year, $78.1 million “framework” contract to provide specialist scientific and engineering services to the European Space Agency. The company said Tuesday it will deploy skilled personnel to support ESA in 16 focus areas that include business management, data analysis, engineering, electromagnetics, information technology, navigation, optics, product assurance, robotics, space science and software development…
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AVST, collab9 Partner to Offer Cloud-Based Unified Comms Platform to Govt Sectors

Applied Voice & Speech Technologies has partnered with collab9 to offer a cloud-based unified communications platform that will support public sector customers’ compliance with federal, state and local government requirements…
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Sabre Helps Navy Conduct Arrested Aircraft Landing, Electromagnetic Launch Aboard USS Gerald Ford

Sabre Systems has helped the U.S. Navy perform the first arrested aircraft landing and electromagnetic launch aboard the USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier. The company said an F/A-18F Super Hornet aircraft landed on USS Gerald Ford using the Advanced Arresting Gear system and subsequently launched from the flight deck through the ship’s Electromagnetic Launch System…
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Heather Wilson: Air Force to Evaluate 4 Aircraft During Light Attack Experimentation Campaign

Heather Wilson, secretary of the U.S. Air Force, has said the service branch’s pilots will test-fly four aircraft in various combat mission scenarios at Holloman AF Base in New Mexico next week as part of the Light Attack Experimentation Campaign…
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ICF to Support Army Cyber Defense R&D Efforts Under Potential $93M Contract

ICF (Nasdaq: ICFI) has secured a potential $93 million contract to help the Army Research Laboratory explore cybersecurity methods and tools for computer network defense. The company said Tuesday it will conduct onsite and remote security reviews for ARL and and subscribers as part of the contract, as well as help align the lab’s policy, compliance and assessment functions…
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AT&T Eyes Telecom Support Task Orders Under GSA’s $50B EIS Contract; Kay Kapoor Comments

AT&T will compete for task orders to provide telecommunications services and technologies for federal agencies under the potential 15-year, $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract the General Services Administration awarded Tuesday…
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BAE Unit to Repair USS Lassen Guided Missile Destroyer

A business unit of BAE Systems has received a potential $34.7 million contract for dry-dock selected restricted availability repair work on the 32nd guided missile destroyer of the U.S. Navy‘s Arleigh Burke class…
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Andrew Forysiak Added to Potomac Officers Club’s 2017 Army Forum

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 2, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has added Andrew Forysiak as a panelist for the 2017 Army Forum. One of the top priorities for the Army is modernization, particularly in regards to its information technology capabilities…
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3 Firms to Attend Presolicitation Conference for Army Helmet Mounted Display Procurement

Representatives from BAE Systems, Thales and Elbit Systems will attend a presolicitation conference for the U.S. Army’s Common Helmet Mounted Display procurement program, Jane’s 360 reported Tuesday…
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Federal IT Market Vet Sal Fazzolari Joins Evermay as Strategy & Growth EVP

Sal Fazzolari, former chief operating officer of Arlington, Virginia-based management consulting firm eGlobalTech, has been named executive vice president for strategy and growth at Evermay Consulting Group…
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King & Spalding Partner Christopher Wray Confirmed as FBI Director

The Senate voted 92-5 Tuesday to confirm Christopher Wray, a litigation partner at international law firm King & Spalding, as FBI director, the Washington Post reported Tuesday. Wray’s confirmation came nearly two months after President Donald Trump nominated him for the post following the dismissal of James Comey as FBI chief in May…
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VIDEO: First Look, First LM-100J: Debut at Paris Air Show (Episode 4)

In early 2017, Lockheed Martin unveiled the newest member of the C-130J Super Hercules family: the LM-100J commercial freighter. This series follows pivotal production milestones of the first LM-100J…
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