Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 10/17/2017

CACI to Support Army CERDEC’s Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Unit; Ken Asbury Comments

CACI International has secured a spot on a potential five-year, $480 million multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to aid the night vision and electronic sensors directorate of the U…
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Raytheon Expands Range Monitoring, Telemetry System Manufacturing Operations in New Mexico

Raytheon has unveiled a new facility at the Sandia Science and Technology Park in New Mexico in a move to increase the company’s efforts to develop and produce monitoring and telemetry systems for U…
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Benjamin’s Desk, 1776 to Form Combined Incubator Network for Startups

Global incubator 1776 has agreed to merge with Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based coworking network and business incubator Benjamin’s Desk in a push to provide more resources to Northeast Corridor-based startups and entrepreneurs and help them build up their businesses…
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DoD Eyes FedRAMP-Based Process for Acquisition of Mobile App Security Services

The Defense Department plans to roll out a new process for its acquisition of mobile application security services based on the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program model, Federal News Radio reported Monday…
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Microsoft Obtains FedRAMP Certification for Intelligent Business App Suite

Microsoft has received a Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program certification to offer its line of intelligent business applications to U.S. government customers. James Townsend, founder and CEO of Microsoft partner company Infostrat, wrote in article published Monday that the Department of Housing and Urban Development granted a FedRAMP authority to operate at the “moderate impact level” to Microsoft’s Dynamics 365 product suite…
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DARPA Picks 8 Teams for Software Defined Radio Hackfest Event in November

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has selected eight team line-ups for a software defined radio hackfest in November which will be held at the NASA Ames Conference Center in Moffett Field, California…
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DLT Strikes Deal to Offer Systems, Info Mgmt Software to Govt Entities; Brian Strosser Comments

DLT Solutions has secured a National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance contract to provide systems and information software products to government agencies nationwide. The company said Monday the three-year cooperative purchasing contract offers approximately  90,000 public and nonprofit organizations access to DLT’s Quest Software and similar platforms…
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Executive Spotlight: Interview with Chris Stansbury, Managing Director & Public Sector Sales Leader at PwC

“[PwC] is a firm whose mission and purpose is to provide high-quality consulting that helps the government solve complex problems that impact our society today and into the future.” EM: Could you tell us about what you do with strategic sales and pipeline development at PriceWaterhouseCoopers? Chris Stansbury: At PwC Public Sector, LLC (PS), our version of sales and client service has always been strategic and not exclusively tactical or transactional; Strategic sales and pipeline development is not about research alone…
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SpaceX’s End-of-Year Launch Manifest Includes ‘Zuma’ Mission, 4th Iridium NEXT Satellite Batch

SpaceX has squeezed in a mystery mission known as Zuma to its updated schedule of launches for 2017, NASASpaceFlight.com reported Monday. The Zuma mission, also known as Mission 1390 on the Federal Communications Commission launch license, is set to take off aboard SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket by Nov…
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Air Force Taps Orbital ATK for Rocket Motor Tech IDIQ Contract

Orbital ATK has received a five-year, $20 million contract to help U.S. Air Force researchers advance solid rocket booster technology and address technical requirements for spacecraft, tactical and strategic propulsion systems…
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General Atomics MQ-9 UAS Aids in Northern California Firefighting Efforts

The California Air National Guard has deployed General Atomics-built MQ-9 unmanned aircraft systems to help the state’s Department of Forestry and Fire Protection conduct mapping operations in Northern California…
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Harris Gets $100M USSOCOM Contract Modification for RF Countermeasure Tech Components

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has received a $100 million contract modification from the U.S. Special Operations Command to provide integrated radio and frequency countermeasure components and related services…
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Navy Eyes Textron for Man-Portable Aircraft Survivability Trainer Contract

The U.S. Navy plans to award Textron Systems a sole-source contract to supply an optical simulator technology designed to visually replicate actual threats. The service branch said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Friday the Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Corona Division requires a Man-portable Aircraft Survivability Trainer and believes Textron Systems has the potential to meet MAST specifications…
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VIDEO: Presenting the Financial Integrity Network

Presenting the Financial Integrity Network​: FIN delivers an array of strategic, advisory, and technical services to a diverse and select group of governments, financial institutions, and sectoral clients…
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