Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 11/07/2017

John Goodman to Succeed David Moskovitz as Accenture Federal Business CEO

John Goodman, chief operating officer of Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business over the past five years, has been promoted as the unit’s CEO in a move that takes effect Nov. 20…
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DigitalGlobe, Orbital Insight Expand Geospatial Data Partnership

Maxar Technologies‘ DigitalGlobe subsidiary has signed a multiyear agreement with Orbital Insight to expand the scope of their current data partnership and offer geospatial analytic services to customers…
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SecurityMatters to Help NIST Develop Manufacturing Cybersecurity Guide

SecurityMatters will collaborate with the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence to develop guidance for manufacturers to secure industrial control systems against cyber threats…
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Leidos Gets DHS Emergency Comms Support Order

Leidos has secured a potential five-year, $34 million task order to provide scientific, engineering and technical services to the Department of Homeland Security‘s Office of Emergency Communications…
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Supermicro to Help Expand Computing & Data Analytics Capacity for NASA Climate Simulation Center

NASA has selected Super Micro Computer to help expand the capacity of computing and data analytics systems at the space agency’s Center for Climate Simulation. Supermicro said Monday it will provide a company-built Rack Scale platform that will offer 1…
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Cisco, Siemens Top Navigant Research’s Smart City Supplier Leaderboard

Cisco and Siemens respectively secured the first and second spot in Navigant Research‘s ranking of 16 leading smart city suppliers. The report titled “Navigant Research Leaderboard: Smart City Suppliers” explores the strategy and execution of 16 global smart city vendors with the capacity to lead large-scale smart city projects across a range of operational and service areas, Navigant Research said Monday…
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DynCorp to Expand Army Training Center Support Services

The U.S. Army Sustainment Command has revised a DynCorp International contract modification to expand the scope of support services the company provides to the military branch’s National Training Center at Fort Irwin in California…
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Red Hat, Radiance Partner on Air Force Cloud Migration Project; Paul Smith Comments

Radiance Technologies has partnered with Red Hat to deliver a scalable cloud platform to the Defense Department. Radiance used Red Hat’s hybrid cloud offering to help a U.S. Air Force organization transition workloads to a scalable cloud infrastructure under a task order with DoD, Red Hat said Tuesday…
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Harris Develops Environmental Measurement Instrument for NOAA Weather Satellite

Harris has produced an environmental measurement instrument that will launch aboard the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s Joint Polar Satellite System-1 to support U.S. weather forecasting…
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Stephen Carlton Promoted to iGov Program Mgmt VP

Stephen Carlton, formerly business capture director at iGov, has been promoted to vice president of program management at the Reston, Virginia-based government systems integration services provider. Carlton will oversee the company’s program management office and project portfolio as well as help government clients meet project performance, cost and schedule requirements, iGov said Monday…
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Globecomm Lands Spot on Potential $2.5B GSA IDIQ for Satcom Products, Services; Dwight Hunsicker Comments

Globecomm has secured a spot on a potential 10-year, $2.5 billion General Services Administration contract vehicle for managed network systems that utilize commercial satellite communications technology platforms and services…
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MEI Wins $91M Army Tech R&D Support Contract

Millennium Engineering and Integration has won a potential five-year, $90.8 million contract to help the U.S. Army research and develop system and component technologies. The Defense Department said Monday MEI aims to build technology platforms that will employ modeling simulation software and analysis for various Army technology concepts…
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Lockheed to Build Aerial High-Energy Laser Weapon Under Air Force Contract

Lockheed Martin has received a $26.3 million contract from the Air Force Research Laboratory to design, develop and produce a high-energy fiber laser weapon system. AFRL plans to test the weapon system aboard a tactical fighter aircraft by 2021 as part of the Self-protect High Energy Laser Demonstrator program, Lockheed said Monday…
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VIDEO: Air Defense Artillery Chief Comments on IAMD Test at Fort Bliss

Brig. Gen. Randall McIntire, commandant, Army Air Defense Artillery School, and chief, Air Defense Artillery, comments on a major developmental test of the Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC)-developed Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Battle Command System (IBCS), a cornerstone capability of the Army IAMD program…
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