Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 08/24/2017

Jacobs Unit Secures Potential $1B Contract for NASA Engineering, Scientific Services

Jacobs Engineering Group‘s (NYSE: JEC) technology business unit has received a potential eight-year, $1.1 billion contract from NASA to perform a range of engineering and scientific services in support of the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center and Michoud Assembly Facility…
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HII Shipbuilding Division to Perform Repairs on USS Fitzgerald

A Huntington Ingalls Industries business unit has been selected by the U.S. Navy to be in charge of repairing guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald. Ingalls Shipbuilding will perform repairs to the ship at its facilities in Pascagoula, Mississippi, HII said Wednesday…
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BidPrime Debuts Contracting Intell Service to Aid GovCon Firms

BidPrime has released a new service that will work to provide information on contract opportunities in efforts to help businesses secure government work. The RFP Insights tool will utilize research by a team of legal professionals to deliver insight on the factors that affect lose and win rates on contracts, as well as others that may contribute to a company’s chances on future awards, BidPrime said Tuesday…
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Executive Spotlight: Interview with Mike Cosgrave, SVP of CACI Cyber Development

“With connectivity becoming ubiquitous most platforms have varying levels of cyber vulnerabilities.  Some are well known…but others are not. We are only waking up to the scale of this challenge – and there is much work to do…
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NASA Seeks Govt or Industry Partnership for Solar Electronic Propulsion Tech Demo

NASA‘s Space Technology Mission Directorate looks to partner with another government agency or a company to demonstrate solar electronic propulsion technologies. A selected partner will help conduct a flight demonstration of NASA-built SEP systems such as solar arrays and an electric propulsion system equipped with a 13-kilowatt Hall Effect thruster magnetic shielding device, the space agency said Wednesday…
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L3 Subsidiary to Supply EO/IR Imaging Turrets to Naval Surface Warfare Center

A Canada-based subsidiary of L3 Technologies has received a potential $49 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to supply electro-optical and infrared imaging turrets to the Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Crane Division…
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Hanscom AFB, Enlighten IT Consulting Aim to Boost Air Force Network Security; John Bennion Comments

U.S. Air Force acquisition personnel from Hanscom Air Force Base have begun to assess the service branch’s network, which consists of more than 800,000 end points, as part of efforts to boost its security and collect data generated from daily operations…
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SunPower Breaks Ground on New Solar Photovoltaic System at Redstone Arsenal Army Base

San Jose, California-based solar energy company SunPower has broken ground on a 10-megawatt solar photovoltaic system designed to boost energy security and resilience at the U.S. Army‘s Redstone Arsenal military base in Alabama…
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Northrop-Lockheed Team Links Tactical Comms Terminal, AEHF Satellite in Over-the-Air Test

Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin have jointly led an industry team that tested the capacity of a tactical terminal to connect with an Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite managed by the U…
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Mike Lyons: Northrop Pitches Global Hawk UAV to Address F-22, F-35 Comms Gap

Northrop Grumman has proposed the use of its RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle for the U.S. Air Force to bridge a communications gap between the F-35 Lightning II and F-22 Raptor aircraft platforms, Defense News reported…
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VMware’s Bill Rowan: DoD, DOJ IT Execs Agree on Hybrid Cloud’s Value

Bill Rowan, vice president of federal sales at VMware, has said some information technology leaders from U.S. service branches and the Justice Department agree when it comes to the value of hybrid cloud technology, WTOP reported Wednesday…
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Report: India Issues RFI for $10B Naval Helicopter Procurement Program

India has released a request for information for a potential $10 billion program to buy multirole and multi-utility helicopters designed to help naval forces perform submarine warfare and search-and-rescue missions, Defense News reported Wednesday…
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VIDEO: Deployment Preparation | Readiness Put to the Test

Marines with 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division participate in a Composite Training Unit Exercise with the USS Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group in preparation for their upcoming deployment, on San Clemente Island, California, Aug…
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