Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 10/31/2017

Army, Booz Allen Vet Susan Lawrence Joins Accenture Natl Security Practice

Susan Lawrence, formerly a senior vice president for Booz Allen Hamilton’s (NYSE: BAH) defense market group, has been named a managing director within the national security practice at Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business…
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Executive Spotlight: Interview with Suzan Zimmerman, CEO at Strategic Capture Group

“Form follows function…If you love what you do, success will follow.” EM: Could you tell me about your background, focus and mission of the company? Zimmerman: When I started with SAIC in 1990, single award programs were in the mid $30 million range…
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Raytheon Gets $60M MDA Contract Funds to Transition SM-3 Block IIA Program to Production

Raytheon‘s missile systems business has received a potential $59.8 million contract modification from the Missile Defense Agency to obtain materials needed to begin the production of Standard Missile-3 Block IIA systems…
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Executive Edge: A Conversation with Dave Dacquino on Serco’s Acquisition of BTP Systems

Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services, announced last Tuesday their intent to acquire BTP Systems LLC. The acquisition, subject to approval, is expected to come together by the end of 2017…
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L3 to Produce UAS Tech Platforms for Army Apache Manned-Unmanned Teaming Program

L3 Technologies has received a $97 million production contract to support the U.S. Army‘s Apache Manned/Unmanned Teaming – eXpanded Capabilities program that seeks to integrate modern warfighting technologies into the military’s AH-64E fleet…
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SPA Inc Opens New Satellite Office at Washington; William Vantine Comments

Systems Planning and Analysis Inc. has opened a new Washington-based satellite office that will be employed by the company’s Strategic Operations and Security Division. The company said the office houses a secure storage room designed to accommodate classified material and a conference room that employs touch screen monitors and projectors to display data…
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Orbital ATK to Help Deploy Planet’s Earth Imagery Satellites Into Orbit

Orbital ATK is scheduled to launch Planet‘s Earth imaging satellites at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Tuesday at 2:37 p.m. Pacific time. Orbital ATK said Monday its Minotaur C rocket will carry a total of 10 SkySat and Dove remote sensing satellites, which will work to collect medium- and high-resolution multispectral Earth imagery for commercial customers…
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SSL Lands Comms Satellite Delivery Contract With Embratel Star One

Maxar Technologies’ SSL business has received a contract to deliver a communications satellite to Brazil-based Embratel Star One. SSL said Monday the Star One D2 satellite will work to provide broadband coverage and information services to businesses and clients in Central America, Mexico, South America and other parts of the Atlantic Ocean…
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DoD Seeks Industry Support to Implement Software-Based Network

The Defense Department‘s Joint Service Provider has reached out to industry to gather ideas on how JSP implement a software-defined network technology to modernize network infrastructure at the Pentagon…
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Northrop Demos ‘Denied GPS’ Aerial Navigation Software With Air Force, Navy

Northrop Grumman has demonstrated its navigation platform designed to guide military aircraft and aerial weapon systems to maritime and ground targets without using GPS signals. The company said Monday it teamed up with the Air Force Research Laboratory and the U…
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Lockheed to Design Undersea Vehicle for Navy

Lockheed Martin has won a potential $43.2 million contract to design an underwater platform as part of the U.S. Navy‘s Extra Large Unmanned Undersea Vehicle program. The Navy seeks an XLUUV platform equipped with a reconfigurable payload bay that will work to help the service branch launch, recover, operate and communicate with the system from a home base, Lockheed said Monday…
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Navy Holds Unmanned Systems Exercise With Industry, Academia

The U.S. Navy has facilitated technology demonstrations of various unmanned systems alongside technology developers from industry and academia during the two-day Advanced Naval Technology Exercise 2017…
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VIDEO: Dawn Blitz 2017

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (Oct. 27, 2017) The amphibious assault on Red Beach, Camp Pendleton, California, during exercise Dawn Blitz. The bi-annual exercise prepares the Navy and Marine Corps for real-world scenarios…
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