Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 08/03/2017

Executive Spotlight: Interview with Stu Shea, CEO of Peraton

“Peraton: We are one team, one mission, with one focus on the future.” EM: Congratulations are in order. Could you tell our readers about what the new company Peraton does and how the name change from Harris IT will affect your business strategy? Stu Shea: We’re very thoughtful about things like our mission, our vision, our values and reflect that in our name and what our go-forward position is as a company…
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DHS Commercializes Malware Analysis Tool, Establishes Startup Tech Firm

The Department of Homeland Security‘s Science and Technology directorate has commercialized a new malware analysis tool and established an Oregon-based startup technology company called Deterministic Security…
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Boeing’s Frank McCall: New ICBM Would Cost Less Than Minuteman Service Life Extension

Frank McCall, head of strategic deterrence at Boeing, has said the development of a new intercontinental ballistic missile would be cheaper than another service life extension effort on the Boeing-built Minuteman III ICBM, Breaking Defense reported Wednesday…
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George Mason University to Manage New DHS CoE on Criminal Investigations and Network Analysis

The Department of Homeland Security‘s Science and Technology Directorate has selected George Mason University to lead a consortium of academic institutions across the U.S. which will manage a new Criminal Investigations and Network Analysis (CINA) Center of Excellence…
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Boeing Investment to Support C360’s Virtual Reality Tech Devt Efforts

Boeing has invested in C360 Technologies to help the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based technology company develop and integrate live and on-demand augmented and virtual reality applications on multiple platforms…
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DHS Seeks Info on ‘Highly Specialized’ IT Technical Services Sources

The Department of Homeland Security wants information on vendors that can deliver “highly specialized” technical services in support of the DHS office of the chief information officer. DHS said Tuesday in a FedBizOpps notice that it needs to update its business applications; migrate from unsupported systems; and optimize the OCIO’s application delivery functions…
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Army Sets 18-Month Timeframe for Night Vision, Targeting System Deployment

The U.S. Army aims to field a pair of new weapon attachments in the next 18 months in an effort to help dismounted soldiers detect and engage targets through darkness, fog and smoke. The service branch said Tuesday it expects to deploy the Enhanced Night Vision Goggle III system in the second quarter of 2018 and the Family of Weapons Sights-Individual  technology in the first quarter of 2019…
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Navy Taps Ultra Electronics to Develop C2 Processor Interface for SSC Pacific

Ultra Electronics‘ advanced tactical systems business has received a four-year, $12.5 million contract from the U.S. Navy to develop and maintain a multi-link interface unit for the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific…
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CGI Eyes Business Expansion Via Acquisitions; George Schindler Comments

CGI intends to make more acquisitions as part of its business expansion efforts and that the Canada-based information technology consulting firm has at least 780 companies in its “active” pipeline, CRN reported Wednesday…
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Charles Woodburn: BAE to Maintain Macroenvironment-Backed Strategy Amid Rise in Half-Year Profits

BAE Systems CEO Charles Woodburn has said the company will continue to stick to its strategy that works to build up strengths and focuses on “evolution,” Reuters reported Wednesday. “It’s very much a case of evolution not revolution,” Woodburn told reporters Wednesday…
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LGS Innovations to Develop Computing Resource Allocation Algorithms Under DARPA Program

LGS Innovations has received a four-year, $7.5 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to create decision-making algorithms for computing resource allocation. The company said Wednesday it aims to develop algorithms and protocols that will work to simultaneously connect, identify and allocate dispersed computing assets under the first phase of DARPA’s Dispersed Computing program…
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VIDEO: Lockheed Martin Gateway Center

Some of the biggest cleanrooms – and coolest jobs – on the planet are just minutes from Downtown Denver. Our space headquarters is home to large scale 3-D printers, human immersive spaces and multiple spacecraft manufacturing areas…
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