Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 09/22/2017

Cameron Chehreh: Dell EMC Team Aims to Offer ‘Complete’ Platform Under $1B USAF Cloud Migration Contract

Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer of Dell EMC‘s federal business, told SDxCentral in an interview published Thursday the company can help offer a complete technology platform to support the business transformation phase of the U…
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Northrop Gets Potential $125M Contract to Produce Radar Equipment for US, Foreign Military Clients

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a potential $124.7 million contract from the U.S. Navy to assemble, fabricate and test and deliver equipment for the AN/APR-39 Radar Warning Receiver program…
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John Roth to Be Nominated Air Force Assistant Secretary for Financial Mgmt

President Donald Trump intends to nominate John Roth, formerly deputy comptroller for program and budget the Defense Department, as assistant secretary for financial management at the U.S. Air Force., the White House announced Thursday…
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Raytheon Selects Curtiss-Wright to Produce Sonar Winch System for Navy LCS

Raytheon has chosen Curtiss-Wright to supply winch system technology for integration into Variable Depth Sonar system of the U.S. Navy‘s Littoral Combat Ships. Curtiss-Wright said Thursday it aims to help Raytheon complete a pre-production test article of the VDS system by late 2018…
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L3 Wescam Books $300M in EO/IR Tech, Support Orders

L3 Technologies‘ Wescam business unit has received $300 million in contracts over the past year to deliver electro-optical/infrared products and in-service support to military and law enforcement customers…
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The Potomac Officers Club Adds Dr. George Nield as Keynote for 2017 Space: Innovations, Programs and Policies Summit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 22, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has added Dr. George Nield as a Keynote Speaker for the 2017 Space: Innovations, Programs and Policies Summit…
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IBM’s Greg Souchack: AI Tool Can Add ‘Analytical Edge’ to Army Conditioned-Based Maintenance

Greg Souchack, manager of service cloud solutions at IBM, has said he believes the company’s Watson artificial intelligence platform would bring an “analytical edge” to the U.S. Army’s conditioned-based maintenance efforts, Defense Systems reported Thursday…
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Vencore to Extend GSA Data Integration, Repository Mgmt Support

Vencore has received a potential 18-month, $5 million to continue to help the General Services Administration‘s Public Building Service integrate data and manage data repositories. The company said Thursday it will provide data repository and data integration, program and project management, and technical support services under the follow-on contract…
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Patrick Shanahan: DoD to Create New Steering Group to Accelerate Cloud Adoption

Patrick Shanahan, deputy secretary at the Defense Department, has said DoD will form a new steering group that will work to develop and oversee the implementation of a strategy to advance the adoption of commercial cloud platforms and services, FCW reported Wednesday…
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Rolls-Royce to Manufacture V-22 Aircraft Engines for Marine Corps, Japan Under $115M Contract

Rolls-Royce has received a potential $115.1 million contract to produce a total of 56  engines for V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft of the U.S. Marine Corps and Japan. The company will manufacture 36 AE1107C production engines for USMC and another 20 production and spare engines for the government of Japan, the Defense Department said Thursday…
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SEC Chairman Jay Clayton Discloses 2016 Cyber Breach of Disclosure Document Collection System

Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton issued a statement Wednesday saying the agency found in August that a previously identified cyber incident “may have provided the basis for illicit gain through trading,” MeriTalk reported Thursday…
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AAR Opens Military Equipment Repair Hub in Europe

AAR has partnered with Avitech to offer container and shelter repair services to U.S. military and NATO forces through a newly established facility in Europe. Jeff Jackson, vice president of business development at AAR’s mobility systems business, said in a statement published Thursday the company aims to continue to provide support services for government customers worldwide…
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VIDEO: Hurricane Maria Update: Sept. 20, 2017

More than 1,700 #USArmy Soldiers and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters civilians are in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to help citizens recover from Hurricane Maria.
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