Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 11/03/2017

Raytheon Lands $2.87B Army Training Equipment, Simulation Support Contract

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential two-year, $2.8 billion contract to provide  integrated life cycle support for the U.S. Army‘s live, virtual and constructive training platforms. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will support training aids, simulators, tools and simulation efforts of the Army, combatant commanders and other DoD customers…
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Ken Asbury: CACI Eyes Machine Learning, EW Tech Investments for Intell Market Push

Ken Asbury, president and CEO of CACI International, has said the company plans to build up its products through investments in machine learning, electronic warfare and other technology capabilities that he thinks could help expand CACI’s offerings for the intelligence services market, CRN reported Thursday…
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NASA Continues Partnerships With Three Companies to Deliver Cargo to Moon

NASA has announced that it will continue its partnerships with Astrobotic Technology, Masten Space Systems and Moon Express to transport payload cargo to the moon. The agency said Tuesday the no-funds-exchanged Space Act Agreements that were originally three years in duration are now extended by two years…
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GSA’s Jon Johnson: Category Mgmt Helped Govt Achieve $500M in Mobile Tech Savings

Jon Johnson, director of the General Services Administration‘s enterprise mobility program, has said that the interagency Mobile Service Category Management Team helped government agencies save approximately $500 million on mobile devices and services, Federal News Radio reported Thursday…
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NASA Taps 5 Companies to Study Power & Propulsion Tech

NASA has awarded five companies $2.4 million in combined funds to study power and propulsion technologies that can support the development of a solar electric propulsion platform for deep space missions…
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Druva Obtains FedRAMP Authorization for Data Mgmt-as-a-Service Offering

Druva has received a Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program certification to sell its cloud-based data management platform to U.S. government agencies. The FedRAMP authority to operate confirms that the Druva inSync data management-as-a-service platform meets government cloud security standards, the company said Thursday…
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BAE Systems to Update Nulka Active Missile Decoys for Australian Armed Forces

BAE Systems‘ Australia-based business unit secured a potential $153.4 million contract to boost the capacities of the Nulka active missile decoy system. The company said Friday the 20-year program will also cover the development of a new launch system along with supporting technologies that can bolster Nulka’s capacity to protect Australian and allied fleets…
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Northrop Grumman Delivers Mission Computer Systems for Marine Corps Helicopter Upgrade Program

Northrop Grumman has supplied its mission computer system to the U.S. Marine Corps in support of the service branch’s H-1 helicopter upgrade program. The company said Thursday the Tech Refresh Mission Computer was fielded onboard the UH-1Y and AH-1Z aircraft as part of the upgrade program which aims to replace UH-1N and AH-1W helicopters with modernized platforms that feature improved capacities, commonality and maintainability…
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US Navy, Australian Air Force Partner to Develop Airborne Jamming Tech

The U.S. Navy and Australian air force have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly develop a next-generation jamming technology for integration onto the Boeing-built EA-18G Growler electronic attack aircraft…
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Air Force Expects Multiple Firms to Pursue GPS 3 Satellite Production Contract

U.S. Air Force leaders predict that multiple companies will compete for work to build approximately 22 GPS 3 satellites for the service branch, Space News reported Thursday. Air Force Lt. Gen. John Thompson, commander of the Space and Missile Systems Center, hinted Boeing and Northrop Grumman as among potential contractors that could respond to a request for proposals on the GPS 3 satellite development program…
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Report: DOJ Links Russian Officials to DNC Breach Incident

The Justice Department has identified and associated at least six Russian government officials with the breach of the Democratic National Committee’s computers during the U.S. presidential election in 2016, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday…
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VIDEO: Marines | 2017 Birthday Message

Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert Neller and Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps Ronald Green speak to Marines and Sailors about the importance of teamwork to the success of our Corps.
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