Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 09/28/2017

BayFirst Solutions Names Greg McCaffrey Senior Director of Development; Kevin Gooch Comments

Greg McCaffrey, a business development professional, has joined BayFirst Solutions as senior director of development. BayFirst said Thursday McCaffrey has years of experience in business development and thought leadership across several Fortune 500 and Inc 500 companies as well as small businesses and startups…
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Army Selects SAIC-Led Team for $237M Combat Vehicle Prototype Devt Contract

An industry team led by Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has received a potential eight-year, $237 million to help the U.S. Army‘s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center develop a combat vehicle experimental prototype…
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Lt. Gen. Bruce Crawford: Army to Stop WIN-T Increment 2 Procurement by End of FY 2018

Army Lt. Gen. Bruce Crawford has said the service branch will stop the procurement of the second increment of a tactical communications platform by the end of fiscal year 2018 because its current network “does not meet the future warfighting needs of a high-end conflict,” Breaking Defense reported Wednesday…
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Dtex to Help DISA Automate Insider Threat Detection With Behavioral Analytics Tech

Dtex has secured a two-year contract to help the Defense Information Systems Agency  implement a behavioral analytics-based platform to automatically identify misuse of DISA credentials and insider threats…
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Jacobs to Develop Air Traffic Mgmt Software Under USAF Contract; Darren Kraabel Comments

Jacobs Engineering Group has received a potential five-year, $34.6 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to continue to develop a communication, navigation, surveillance/air traffic management software…
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ESA Taps Leonardo to Study Data Security Mgmt for European Navigation Satellite System

The European Space Agency has selected Leonardo to study ways to manage the cybersecurity of a European navigation satellite system. Leonardo said Wednesday it will create a benchmark architecture and establish requirements and processes for the information security management of the Galileo satellite program…
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Raytheon’s Coyote UAV Supports NOAA Hurricane Monitoring Mission

Raytheon-built unmanned aerial vehicles have helped the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration monitor Hurricane Maria and gather data for storm researchers. NOAA launched six Coyote UAV units from the agency’s WP-3D Orion aircraft as part of efforts to track and model the hurricane, Raytheon said Wednesday…
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MapR, C3 IoT Forge Internet of Things, AI-Based App Development Partnership

MapR Technologies and C3 IoT have formed an alliance to build an end-to-end platform designed to facilitate the development and deployment of applications based on internet of things and artificial intelligence…
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Harris Secures $133M Contract for US, Australian F/A-18 Countermeasure Systems

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has received a potential $133.2 million contract to produce electronic countermeasure systems for integration into F/A-18 multirole combat jets of the U.S. Navy and Australia. The Defense Department said Wednesday Harris will deliver Integrated Defensive Electronic Countermeasures Onboard Jammer systems, equipment and racks under the firm-fixed-price contract…
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Joe DellaVedova: New Lockheed Contract Award Covers F-35 ‘Blueprint for Affordability’ Phase 2

Joe DellaVedova, a spokesman for the F-35 joint program office, has said a $60 million contract awarded to Lockheed Martin would support the second phase of the Blueprint for Affordability program in an effort to cut the production costs of the F-35 fighter jet, Defense News reported Wednesday…
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Raytheon Secures $450M Air Force Contract for Small Diameter Bomb II Engineering Change Proposal

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential seven-year, $450 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to apply an integrated engineering change proposal to the Small Diameter Bomb II weapon. The Defense Department said Wednesday the contract covers design, development, integration, test and production engineering to modify the SDB II technical and production baseline…
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Lockheed to Test C-130 Aircraft Wing Durability Under $61M Air Force Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin a potential eight-year, $60.5 million contract to perform wing durability test on the company-built C-130 Hercules transport aircraft. Lockheed will carry out test preparation, test operations, residual strength test, test teardown and inspection, outer wing test and technical data delivery under the sole-source contract, the Defense Department said Wednesday…
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VIDEO: Sailors and Marines Assisting Puerto Rico

PUERTO RICO (Sept. 25, 2017) Sailors assigned to Beach Master Unit Two bring Seabees and Marines ashore in Puerto Rico. The Department of Defense is supporting Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the lead federal agency, in helping those affected by Hurricane Maria to minimize suffering and is one component of the overall whole-of-government response effort…
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