Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 09/19/2017

Serco’s North American Arm Secures $140M Army IT Services Contract; Dave Dacquino Comments

Serco Group‘s North American subsidiary has received a potential 10-year, $140 million contract to provide information technology services for a U.S. Army Installation Management Command program that supports military children and youth…
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CTC Obtains Patent for 3D Metal Product Manufacturing Process; Ed Sheehan Comments

Concurrent Technologies Corp. has received a patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a method to produce three-dimensional products from metals in a gaseous state. Joe Pickens, a former chief scientist of CTC, worked with the company’s adviser engineers Juan Valencia and Mike Tims to invent the “Additive Manufacturing Using Metals from the Gaseous State” concept based on the Mond process, CTC said Monday…
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Saab to Establish US Manufacturing Facility for Proposed USAF Trainer Aircraft With Boeing

Saab has announced plans to set up a production facility in the U.S. for a trainer aircraft the Sweden-based company and its partner Boeing proposed for the U.S. Air Force‘s T-X program. Saab said Monday it has begun to identify and assess potential sites for the new aircraft manufacturing facility to be established in the U…
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Brian Krzanich: Intel Invests $1B in Startups to Help Drive AI Tech Development

Intel has invested more than $1 billion in startup companies to support the development of artificial intelligence technologies. CEO Brian Krzanich wrote in an article published Monday that Intel has funded AI-focused companies such as Mighty AI, Data Robot and Lumiata through the firm’s capital business…
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Rockwell Collins Demos Comms Network for Satellite-Denied Environments

Rockwell Collins has tested a high frequency network that the company currently develops for the U.S. Air Force to support communications in satellite-denied areas. The wideband HF communications system worked to transmit files of up to one megabyte over a 5,000-mile distance during the 30-day demonstration, Rockwell Collins said Monday…
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Air Force, Northrop Vet Marc Lindsley Appointed Leonardo DRS T-100 Program VP

Marc Lindsley, a 15-year veteran of Northrop Grumman, has joined Leonardo DRS as vice president of T-100 programs. He will lead Leonardo DRS’ efforts to win the U.S. Air Force‘s T-X Advanced Pilot Training System contract with its T-100 Integrated Training System offering, the company said Monday…
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Report: GSA Promotes Mary Davie to Federal Acquisition Service Deputy Commissioner

Alan Thomas, commissioner of the General Services Administration‘s Federal Acquisition Service, has promoted acting assistant FAS commissioner Mary Davie to the deputy commissioner post in a series of leadership changes at the agency, Federal News Radio reported Monday…
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4 Firms Win Navy Data Analytics Support Contracts

The U.S. Navy has awarded four companies up to $22.6 million in contracts to perform data analytics services for the Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery. Altarum Institute, Booz Allen Hamilton, Deloitte and Kennell and Associates will vie for task orders to help BUMED examine operational process efficiencies; populations health management strategies; and quality of medical care and event results, the Defense Department said Monday…
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Executive Spotlight: Interview with Stephen Marker, Director of Product Strategy, Cyber and Electronic Warfare Systems of General Dynamics Mission Systems

“This threat that legacy equipment poses across all of our industries is truly one of the things that keeps me up at night.” EM: How has your work experience prepared you for your current position? Stephen Marker: My current role is director of product strategy within cyber and electronic warfare systems, focusing on which markets to enter and getting our products to market quickly…
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NTA to Provide Depot-Level Maintenance Support for Navy Fleet Readiness Center Southwest

National Technologies Associates has won a potential five-year, $23.5 million contract to provide depot-level maintenance services to the U.S. Navy‘s Fleet Readiness Center Southwest. The company said Wednesday it will help FRCSW maintain industrial plant equipment and well as provide depot logistics, tool control, bill of material, environmental hazard control and second-party internal audit services…
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Huntington Ingalls Turns Over USS Portland to Navy

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Ingalls Shipbuilding unit has turned over the 11th San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock of the U.S. Navy. USS Portland (LPD 29) was delivered during a ceremony wherein a DD 250 document was signed to formally transfer custody of the vessel to the service branch, HII said Monday…
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Air Force F-15C Fleet to Use Lockheed Martin-Built Infrared Search and Track System

A Lockheed Martin-built infrared search and track system has been selected to support the U.S. Air Force‘s fleet of F-15C aircraft. The company said Tuesday that it will produce more than 130 Legion Pod systems which will be integrated on the service branch’s aircraft fleet…
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VIDEO: Boeing MH-139: Capable, Affordable, Ready to Serve

Boeing submitted its bid for the U.S. Air Force to buy up to 84 MH-139 helicopters to replace its Huey fleet. Go inside the MH-139 and learn about its unique capabilities.
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