Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 11/06/2017

SAIC to Support Army Battlefield Systems Under $980M Task Order; Jim Scanlon Comments

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has received a potential three-year, $980 million task order from the General Services Administration to help the U.S. Army engineer, integrate and field technology platforms designed for battlefield missions…
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L2 Defense Buys ATEC to Grow Emergency Mgmt Simulation, Training Portfolio

L2 Defense has purchased Advanced Technical and Educational Consultants for an undisclosed sum in a move to expand emergency management simulation and training offerings for clients in the defense, first responder and national security markets…
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Teradata Names Mark Culhane as CFO, Eric Tom as Chief Revenue Officer

Mark Culhane, a member of the board of directors at CallidusCloud and UserZoom, has been named chief financial officer and principal accounting officer at Teradata (NYSE: TDC) in a move that takes effect Nov…
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DoD Seeks to Modernize Nuclear Triad Via Columbia-Class Submarine, GBSD Procurements

The U.S. Navy plans to procure 12 Columbia-class nuclear submarines to replace its fleet of Ohio-class ballistic missile vessels as part of the Defense Department’s plan to modernize the U.S. nuclear triad amid security threats posed by North Korea, Russia and China, National Defense Magazine reported Friday…
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BAE Systems Picks 15 Suppliers for Type 26 Frigate Equipment

BAE Systems has awarded manufacturing contracts worth approximately $52.4 million to 15 international suppliers for diesel and gearbox filtration, pipework, fittings and vibration monitoring equipment that will support Type 26 frigates…
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Report: Kratos CEO Eric DeMarco Anticipates Growth of Satcom Business

Eric DeMarco, CEO of Kratos Defense and Security Solutions, has said he expects Kratos’ satellite communications business to grow, partly because of the U.S. government’s increased focus on space technologies, Space Intel Report reported Friday…
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Fila Group to Help Plan HHS Grants Mgmt System Modernization

Fila Group has secured a contract to help the Department of Health and Human Services develop a roadmap to modernize a technology platform HHS uses to manage grants data. The company said Friday it will provide enterprise architecture, business intelligence, web systems and strategic plan development support for HHS’ Tracking Accountability in Government Grants Systems…
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House Lawmakers Revive HHS Cybersecurity Bill

Rep. Billy Long (R-Missouri) and Rep. Doris Matsui (D-California) have reintroduced a bill that aims to strengthen cybersecurity at the Department of Health and Human Services. The HHS Cybersecurity Modernization Act would authorize the HHS secretary to reorganize the department’s cybersecurity workforce, according to a press release posted Wednesday on the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s website…
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Michael Atkinson to Be Nominated IC Inspector General at ODNI

Michael Atkinson, formerly senior counsel to the assistant attorney general of the Justice Department‘s national security division, will be nominated as inspector general of the intelligence community under the Office of the Director of National Intelligence…
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Raytheon to Support Ground Power & Cooling Tech for Navy Jammer Platform

Raytheon has received a $22.2 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to deliver software and hardware components needed for a ground power and cooling system of the service branch’s Next Generation Jammer platform…
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Amazon Unveils New R&D Facility in UK

Amazon has opened a new 60,000-square-foot facility in Cambridge, England, that will house approximately 400 employees to perform research and development work on various technology platforms. The Amazon Development Center Cambridge is the second R&D facility the company established in the U…
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NASA to Integrate 23 Cameras Into Mars 2020 Rover

NASA plans to incorporate a total of 23 cameras into the Mars 2020 Rover system designed to investigate the red planet’s atmosphere and support science instruments as part of the exploration mission…
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VIDEO: U.S. Navy Month In Review October 2017

Welcome to the U.S. Navy’s multimedia production featuring selected images from around the fleet. The images represent the work of the Navy, deployed worldwide. The images are submitted to the Navy Office of Information…
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