Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 08/29/2017

Executive Spotlight: Interview with Dwight Hunsicker, SVP/GM, GlobeComm

“I am a firm believer that capitalism is the most efficient means of expanding technology and leveraging its capabilities to solve problems.” EM: Can you tell our readers about your background and how your experiences prepared you for your current role as Executive Vice President/General Manager? In short, I have spent my adult years solving problems …
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Orbital ATK Updates Navy Anti-Radiation Guided Missile Software

Orbital ATK has rolled out a software upgrade for the U.S. Navy‘s air-launched, anti-radiation guided missiles. The company said Monday it worked with the Navy earlier this year to test and demonstrate the Block 1 software upgrade for the Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile…
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Report: Federal Govt Faces Backlog of 700K Security Clearance Applications

A trade group says delays in background checks on individuals that have applied for security clearances from the federal government have resulted in a backlog of more than 700,000 applications, The Washington Post reported Sunday…
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Derco, Universal Synaptics Extend Avionics Fault Detector Distribution Agreement

Lockheed Martin‘s Derco subsidiary will continue to serve as the exclusive distributor of a Universal Synaptics technology designed to help operators detect intermittent errors in electronic equipment or wiring on multiple aircraft platforms…
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Juniper Unveils Security Platform for Cloud-Based Apps

Juniper Networks has begun to offer a security and micro-segmentation platform designed to protect cloud-based applications. The Juniper Contrail Security tool works to employ automated application traffic discovery and policy enforcement to mitigate threats facing applications that run on cloud environments, Juniper said Tuesday…
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Stu Spath: Lockheed Resumes Testing, Integration Work on NASA’s ‘InSight’ Mars Lander

Lockheed Martin has resumed testing and assembly work on a spacecraft at its Denver, Colorado-based facility in preparation for NASA’s upcoming Mars mission that seeks to explore the red planet’s deep interior…
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SpringCM Obtains FedRAMP Certification for Cloud-Based Contract Mgmt Platform

SpringCM has received Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program certification to deliver a cloud-based contract and document management platform to federal agencies. The FedRAMP moderate-impact level authorization for SpringCM seeks to help agencies streamline workflows and business processes as well as meet the federal government’s security requirements, the company said Tuesday…
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Tutor Perini Subsidiary Awarded $78M to Build Navy’s Live-Fire Training Ranges in Guam

A Tutor Perini Corp. (NYSE: TPC) subsidiary has received a potential $78 million contract from the U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command to design and construct a live-fire training complex at Naval Support Activity Andersen in Guam…
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Boeing Proposes to Build Super Hornet Manufacturing Facility in India

Boeing will establish a manufacturing facility for F/A-18 Super Hornet in India if the company wins a fighter aircraft supply contract with the Indian military, The Economic Times reported Monday. The report said India’s navy wants to procure 57 units of aircraft that can operate from carriers to support air defense, air-to-surface, buddy refueling and reconnaissance operations…
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Rolls-Royce to Continue Sustainment Support for Air Force C-130J Propulsion Systems

Rolls-Royce has received a $40 million contract modification to continue to help the U.S. Air Force sustain propulsion systems of the service branch’s C-130J transport aircraft fleet. The Defense Department said Monday that Rolls-Royce will provide inventory control point management, sustaining engineering, repair, sustainment and technical data support services under the modification…
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DOE Lab to Explore Machine Learning Tools for Scientific Data Analysis

A team of Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers has received a three-year, $2 million contract from the Energy Department to study the potential use of machine learning tools in scientific data analysis…
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LinTech to Provide IT Support to DoD Office of Inspector General

LinTech Global has won a potential five-year $48.4 million contract to support information technology functions within the Defense Department‘s Office of the Inspector General. DoD said Monday its education activity received 19 bids for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract through a competitive acquisition process…
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VIDEO: USS Theodore Roosevelt Conducts Flight Ops

PACIFIC OCEAN (Aug. 19, 2017) The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) conducts flight operations. The ship is underway conducting a composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX) with the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group in preparation for an upcoming deployment…
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