Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 08/21/2017

Trump to Appoint CIA Vet John Sherman as Intell Community CIO

President Donald Trump will appoint John Sherman, formerly deputy director of the Open Source Enterprise at CIA, as chief information officer of the intelligence community, the White House announced Friday…
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FedRAMP Adds New Requirements for ‘In Process’ Cloud Platform Designation

The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program has introduced new requirements for cloud service providers that aim to obtain FedRAMP “In Process” designation in cooperation with an authorizing government agency…
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Raytheon’s Thomas Kennedy: State-Sponsored IP Theft Affects US Defense Industry

Raytheon Chairman and CEO Thomas Kennedy has said that state-sponsored theft of intellectual property poses a challenge to the U.S. defense industry and military. He voiced his support for President Donald Trump’s memorandum that directs the U…
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General Atomics Completes FAA-Approved SkyGuardian Drone Flight; Linden Blue Comments

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business has flown the MQ-9B SkyGuardian remotely piloted aircraft in non-restricted airspace after the company received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration…
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Air Force Eyes IBM Statistical Analysis Software Package for Air University

The U.S. Air Force intends to award a sole-source acquisition contract to IBM for the supply the military branch’s Air University with a software package designed to help users analyze statistical data…
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Aerojet Rocketdyne-Built Propulsion Systems Help Launch NASA Space Comms Satellite

Aerojet Rocketdyne supplied the propulsion systems for United Launch Alliance‘s Atlas V rocket that launched a Boeing-built communications satellite Friday to join NASA‘s space network. The Tracking and Data Relay Satellite blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida atop Atlas V equipped with an six helium pressurization tanks, an RL10C-1 upper-stage engine and 12 Centaur reaction control system thrusters, Aerojet Rocketdyne said Friday…
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MG Garrett Yee Added to Panel for 2017 Army Forum

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 21, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has added MG Garrett Yee to the list of panelists 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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Boeing-Bell JV to Repair Navy V-22 Aircraft Parts

A Boeing–Bell Helicopter joint venture has secured a $32 million delivery order to repair various components of the U.S. Navy‘s V-22 Osprey multimission aircraft. The Defense Department said Friday Bell Boeing Joint Program Office will perform work in Fort Worth, Texas, and Ridley Park, Pennsylvania, through December 2018…
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C4 Planning Solutions Awarded Marine Systems Engineering Support IDIQ

C4 Planning Solutions has won a potential five-year, $48.8 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide engineering support for command, control, communications and computer systems at U.S. Marine Corps bases and installations…
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Rockwell Collins to Help Sustain Avionics System of Air Force KC-10 Fleet

Rockwell Collins has received a potential $10.7 million contract to provide sustaining engineering services for the avionics system of the U.S. Air Force‘s fleet of KC-10 tanker aircraft. The company will perform work under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and is scheduled to finish by Feb…
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FEMA Plans Emergency Notification System Installation Contract Award to Airbus Unit

The Federal Emergency Management Agency intends to award a sole-source contract to a business unit of Airbus Group‘s defense and space segment to help install the FEMA’s emergency notification system…
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VIDEO: F-35B Ski Jump Testing

An F-35B flies test sorties during the second phase of ski jump testing at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland. The U.K. Royal Navy’s F-35B fleet will use this method to launch from their carriers; the Royal Navy has used sloped-deck ski jump ramps for carrier operations for decades…
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