Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 09/01/2017

NASA Hosts Interagency Meeting on In-Space Structure Assembly

NASA has facilitated a meeting between spaceflight experts from multiple agencies to address technical challenges associated with the assembly of large structures in space. The space agency said Thursday the technology interchange meeting at the Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland was the third in a series of discussions between members of the Science and Technology Partnership Forum, which includes NASA, the U…
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Universal Switching to Supply Data Distribution Systems for Canada WGS Program

General Dynamics has awarded Universal Switching a contract to provide data distribution for satellite command and control systems that will help connect Canada’s military to the Wideband Global SATCOM satellite constellation…
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IAP, DynCorp Vet Doug Kitani Joins Erickson as CEO

Doug Kitani, formerly CEO and a director of IAP Worldwide Services, has joined Erickson as CEO of the Portland, Oregon-based transport aircraft manufacturing company. Erickson said Thursday Kitani previously led portfolio strategies and corporate development efforts at logistics services contractor DynCorp…
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Aerojet Rocketdyne to Help Boeing Perform Tech Maturation Work on Ground-Based ICBM Program

Aerojet Rocketdyne will offer propulsion system support to help Boeing conduct technology maturation and risk reduction work for the Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent acquisition program. Aerojet Rocketdyne said Thursday that the GBSD program looks to create a replacement for the U…
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Lockheed-Fincantieri Marinette Marine Team Supports Navy USS Little Rock LCS Acceptance Trials

An alliance between Lockheed Martin and Fincantieri Marinette Marine has helped the U.S. Navy Board of Inspection and Survey perform acceptance trials on the service branch’s future Freedom-variant littoral combat ship…
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House of Representatives Seeks Contractors to Support PaaS Cloud Migration Effort

The House of Representatives has begun to solicit proposals from potential vendors that can provide services to support the lower chamber’s migration to a Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program-certified cloud platform…
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DHS Taps 4 Companies to Develop Concrete Border Wall Prototypes

The Department of Homeland Security has awarded four companies separate contracts worth up to $500,000 each to develop prototypes of a proposed border wall between the U.S. and Mexico, The New York Times reported Thursday…
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Lockheed Breaks Ground on New Satellite Production Facility; Rick Ambrose Comments

Lockheed Martin‘s space systems business unit has conducted a groundbreaking ceremony for a satellite manufacturing facility that will be built at the company’s Colorado campus, Denver Business Journal reported Wednesday…
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Rockwell Collins Gets $109M DLA Contract for Fighter Pilot Helmet Display Spares

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) has secured a potential six-year, $108.6 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to supply consumable and depot-level reparable spares for helmet displays used by F-15, F-16 and F-18 aircraft pilots…
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State Dept OKs Australia’s Request for $360M in MH-60R Helicopter Upgrade Services

The State Department has approved Australia’s request to purchase follow-on technical services and related equipment to support updates to 24 MH-60R helicopters under a potential $360 million foreign military sales agreement…
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VIDEO: The Nuclear Triad: Submarines

Ohio-class nuclear submarines are the most survivable leg of the nuclear triad. The other two legs are bombers and intercontinental ballistic missiles. The triad provides the nation with significant deterrent and decisive response capabilities…
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