Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 10/24/2017

Executive Spotlight: Interview with Shamlan Siddiqi, CTO, Public Sector for NTT DATA

“We have a front row seat to the threats, exposure to information, networks and infrastructure…Cyber security is a very real issue and [NTT] can help.”   EM: Being with NTT DATA since 2005 it looks like you have worn several ‘different hats’…
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Serco Inc. to Buy BTP Systems in Govt C5ISR Services Expansion Push; Dave Dacquino Comments

Serco’s North American arm has agreed to purchase Ludlow, Massachusetts-based BTP Systems for an undisclosed amount in a move to expand its client base and command, control, communications, computers, combat systems, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance services for the government sector…
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CACI Gets $55M Army R&D, Systems Engineering Task Order; Ken Asbury Comments

CACI International has received a potential $54.5 million task order to deliver research and development and systems engineering services in support of a U.S. Army division. The task order was issued through the Information Technology Enterprise Solutions – 2 Services contract vehicle and includes support for the the Systems Engineering, Architecture, Modeling and Simulation Division of the Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center’s Space and Terrestrial Communications Directorate, CACI said Tuesday…
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NASA’s Thomas Zurbuchen Orders Design Modification Study for WFIRST Space Telescope

Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator of the NASA‘s Science Mission Directorate, has urged the Goddard Space Flight Center to study potential design changes on the agency’s future space observatory to address the results of an independent review…
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Report: Orbital ATK Develops Medium-Calibre Munition for Bushmaster Chain Guns

Orbital ATK has begun to create a line of medium-caliber ammunition for MK44 XM813 and XM914 Bushmaster Chain Guns, Jane’s 360 reported Friday. The new ammunition variants are designed to feature command-guided, proximity fuze and air burst functions as well as deliver support for various land and air combat platforms, the report noted…
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Finance Vet Carol Lowe to Join FLIR Systems as EVP, CFO

Carol Lowe, senior vice president and chief financial officer at packaging company Sealed Air (NYSE: SEE) over the past five years, will formally join FLIR Systems (Nasdaq: FLIR) on Nov. 27 as executive VP and CFO…
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Leidos-Led Consortium Deploys ‘Genesis’ EHR Platform to Army Medical Center in Washington

A Leidos-led industry team has delivered the new Military Health System’s electronic health records platform to a U.S. Army medical center located in Tacoma, Washington. The Leidos Partnership for Defense Health that includes Accenture, Cerner and Henry Schein will install and provide training and support for the MHS Genesis system at the Madigan Army Medical Center, Leidos said Monday…
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Lockheed Selects Rockwell Collins’ Avionics Tech for Greek P-3 Flight Deck Modernization

Lockheed Martin has chosen Rockwell Collins to supply avionics technology for integration into the Greek navy’s P-3 maritime patrol aircraft in an effort to help the service branch comply with global airspace operation requirements…
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MSTI to Develop Interceptor, Sensor Concept Models for MDA

Modern Technology Solutions Inc. has received a $10 million contract modification to help the Missile Defense Agency develop interceptor and sensor concept models. MTSI will also create algorithms for interceptor and sensor on-board systems as well as simulate methods and tools for the agency to define, execute and aggregate data sets, the Defense Department said Monday…
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EY-UiPath Team to Offer Robotic Process Automation Capacities for Worldwide Clients

EY has teamed up with UiPath to provide robotic process automation capacities for organizations around the world. EY said Tuesday it will license a UiPath-built software to offer capacities that can help companies create new services and link existing platforms with robot-aware digital technologies…
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Engility to Modify Additional EW Weapons Systems for Navy, Australia

Engility has received a $9.3 million contract modification to update additional electronic warfare weapons systems used on manned and unmanned aerial vehicles, training systems and other electronic attack platforms for the U…
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Report: DHS Deputy CTO Robert Palmer to Step Down

Robert Palmer, deputy chief technology officer at the Department of Homeland Security, will resign from his post, effective Oct. 28, Fedscoop reported Monday. The eight-year federal government veteran told the publication he will move to a new cybersecurity services company – ShorePoint…
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L3 Gets Navy Laser Rangefinder Supply Contract

A L3 Technologies business has received a potential five-year, $5.1 million contract to deliver laser rangefinders to the U.S. Navy for integration with the Raytheon-built multispectral targeting system aboard manned and unmanned aircraft, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Monday…
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VIDEO: Spotlight Space – A Weather Forecast Game-Changer

We’re going behind the scenes to spotlight the latest space technology in this edition of Spotlight Space. NOAA’s GOES-R satellite series will improve weather forecasting quality and timeliness generating significant economic benefits to the nation in the areas of climate monitoring, ecosystems management, commerce and transportation…
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