Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 09/26/2017

Executive Spotlight: Interview with Julianne Zuber, Sr. Regional Director, Federal Civilian for Juniper Networks

“I always seek the “art of the possible” when working to solve customer challenges.”   EM: You’ve been with Juniper for approximately 18 months now. Can you share with us some of the highlights of the past 18 months? Julianne Zuber: Juniper has recently made a significant investment in helping to address the $2 trillion per year losses our customers experience due to cybercrime…
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SAIC Wins Spot on Potential $250M USDA Enterprise IT Support BPA; Bob Genter Comments

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has landed a spot on a potential five-year, $250 million blanket purchase agreement to provide information technology support services to the Agriculture Department…
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Boeing’s Australia Subsidiary Develops Virtual Reality Simulator for CST-100 Starliner

Boeing‘s Australia-based subsidiary has developed a virtual reality training platform for the CST-100 Starliner crew transportation spacecraft that the company currently builds for NASA. The VR trainer was created in Brisbane and is designed to provide an interactive, real-time simulation of the Starliner capsule, Boeing said Tuesday…
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Navy Receives 5th Freedom-Variant LCS From Lockheed, Fincantieri Marinette Marine

Lockheed Martin and naval shipbuilding company Fincantieri Marinette Marine  have delivered a fifth Freedom-variant littoral combat ship to the U.S. Navy following the completion of  acceptance trials…
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Industry Commends DoD Memo on Cloud Migration Effort; ViON’s Rob Davies Comments

Some industry executives have welcomed a Defense Department memorandum that seeks to accelerate the migration of the agency’s information technology systems to the cloud, MeriTalk reported Monday. “There’s a ton of innovation that’s available to the government and it just needs someone to take a risk,” said Rob Davies, executive vice president of operations at ViON…
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Navy Taps 10 Small Businesses for Potential $644M Surface Combatant, Amphibious Ship Maintenance IDIQ

Ten companies have won spots on a potential five-year, $644.1 million contract to provide non-complex emergent and continuous maintenance services for U.S. Navy surface combatant and amphibious ships that are visiting or stationed in Norfolk, Virginia…
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John McCumber Joins (ISC)2 as Cybersecurity Advocacy Director

John McCumber, former director of Gartner‘s security and risk management consulting practice, has been named director of cybersecurity advocacy at The International Information System Security Certification Consortium, or (ISC)2…
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Polaris-ARA-Neya Systems Team to Offer Army Multimission Ground Vehicle Platform

Polaris Industries, Applied Research Associates and Neya Systems have forged an alliance to offer a multimission ground vehicle platform designed for infantry units through the U.S. Army‘s Squad Multipurpose Equipment Transport program…
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Report: Lockheed, Raytheon, Harris Back Air Force Multi-Domain C2 Efforts

Companies such as Lockheed Martin, Raytheon and Harris have launched initiatives to help the U.S. Air Force come up with new approaches that can be used in multi-domain command and control operations, C4ISRNET reported Monday…
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Thales to Help ESA Design Payload Module for Link Explorer Mission

Thales Alenia Space has inked a contract with the European Space Agency to help design the payload module for a joint science mission between ESA and the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The module for the Solar Wind Magnetospheric Ionospheric Link Explorer (SMILE) will host customer furnished science instruments from China, Canada and the U…
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PaSci EMC Lands $77M Air Force Contract to Supply Bomber, Transport Aircraft Egress Systems

Pacific Scientific Energetic Materials Co. has received a potential $77 million indefinite-quantity/indefinite-delivery contract to provide B-1, B-52 and C-17 egress systems to the U.S. Air Force and eight foreign military sales customers…
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UltiSat to Provide Satellite Services for USPACOM Global Hawk Operations

UltiSat has secured a $4.7 million task order from the Defense Information Systems Agency to provide Ku-based satellite services for U.S. Pacific Command missions that use the Global Hawk unmanned air vehicle…
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VIDEO: Mattis Meets With Polish Defense Minister

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis welcomed Polish Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz with a full honor cordon at the Pentagon before the two leaders held discussions on regional security, Sept. 21, 2017.
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