Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 08/30/2017

NTT Data Lands $82M Contract Extension for Navy Submarine Lifecycle Mgmt Support; Tim Conway Comments

An NTT Data division has received a potential two-year, $82 million contract extension from the U.S. Navy to continue to provide lifecycle management and acquisition support for the service branch’s submarine fleet…
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Altamira Debuts Big Data Platform on Microsoft Azure Marketplace

Altamira has started to offer its big data fusion, analysis and visualization platform on the Microsoft Azure marketplace as part of efforts to help customers transform information into actionable intelligence…
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CACI Gets $51M Air Force Software Devt Support Task Order; Ken Asbury Comments

CACI International has won a three-year, $51 million task order under the Network-Centric Solutions-2 contract vehicle to provide software development support for the U.S. Air Force‘s 90th Cyberspace Operations Squadron…
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Iron Mountain Opens New Customer Engagement Facility in Pennsylvania

Iron Mountain has opened a new $4.5 million, 11,600-square-foot customer welcome center called the Guardian Gateway in western Pennsylvania. The facility is located at the company’s underground campus in Boyers that houses storage, imaging, data center as well as data management and restoration operations, Iron Mountain announced Tuesday…
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Deltek’s Alex Rossino: FedRAMP-Compliant Cloud Platforms Grew 197% From FY 2014 to FY 2016

A new Deltek report says the number of cloud platforms that comply with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program rose from 106 in fiscal 2014 to 315 in fiscal 2016. That figure represents a 197 percent growth in the number of FedRAMP-compliant cloud offerings in use at federal agencies compared with the 45 percent increase in non-FedRAMP compliant platforms over the last three fiscal years, Alex Rossino, a principal research analyst at Deltek, wrote in a blog post published Tuesday…
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Navy, MDA Launch Raytheon SM-6 Missiles Using Lockheed’s Aegis Combat System

The U.S. Navy and Missile Defense Agency have test-fired two Raytheon-made Standard Missile-6 Dual I missiles using the Lockheed Martin-built Aegis Combat System  installed on the guided missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones…
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IARPA Selects Crossmatch-FlexEnable-ISORG Team as Fingerprint Capture Tech Challenge Finalist

A multinational industry team composed of Crossmatch, FlexEnable and ISORG has been chosen as a finalist of an Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity prize challenge that seeks biometric technology for fingerprint capture…
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Narendra Gupta Elected Red Hat Board Chair

Narendra Gupta, co-founder and managing director of investment firm Nexus Venture Partners, has been named chairman of the board of directors at open source software provider Red Hat. Red Hat said Tuesday Gupta has served on the company’s board since 2005 and succeeds H…
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Trellisware Secures USSOCOM Tactical Radio Contract via SBIR Program

The U.S. Special Operations Command has awarded Trellisware Technologies a five-year, $40 million contract to supply Advanced Tactical Scalable Mobile Ad-hoc Network radios to USSOCOM’s Special Operations Forces Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics Center…
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The Potomac Officers Club Continues Building Speaker List for 2017 Electronic Warfare Forum

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 30, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — is currently building its speaker list for the 2017 Electronic Warfare Forum. As military technological capabilities advance, both offensive and defensive Electronic Warfare technologies are receiving increased amounts of interest from the public and private sectors…
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Battelle, Aerobotix Demo Robotic Collision Avoidance Software Tool in Aircraft Component

Battelle and Aerobotix have demonstrated on a mock-up of a military aircraft’s air inlet duct a software platform designed to predict collisions of robotic systems with sensitive industrial components and parts…
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Harris, exactEarth Seek to Accelerate Vessel Tracking Service Delivery With 5 More Satellites

Canada-based exactEarth has teamed up with Harris to bring into service five additional satellites as part of the former’s automatic identification system satellite constellation designed to support the delivery of a real-time ship tracking service to the maritime market…
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VIDEO: Harvey Recovery – A Joint Effort

Recovery is a joint effort! First responders helping victims of the epic flooding from Hurricane Harvey are joined by military units and other federal agencies from around the country. Here’s a look at the impact they’re making…
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