Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 11/21/2017

HPE, Microsoft Vet Frank Vella Joins Information Builders as COO

Frank Vella, formerly chief revenue officer at BlueJeans Network, has joined New York-based business intelligence and analytics platforms provider Information Builders as chief operating officer. Vella will collaborate with Information Builders’ executive group to seek new market opportunities, support expansion efforts and create growth strategies, the company said Monday…
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Paul Christman Appointed BeyondTrust Federal Sales VP

Paul Christman, formerly vice president of federal sales at Quest Software, has been appointed to the same position at information security software company BeyondTrust. BeyondTrust said Monday Christman will oversee sales and marketing of software and service offerings intended to help federal and civilian agencies address user-based risks…
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Lockheed Subcontracts CAE USA for C-130J Weapons Systems Trainer Devt Support

CAE’s U.S. subsidiary has received subcontracts to support Lockheed Martin in the design and production of C-130J weapons systems trainers for deployment to multiple U.S. air bases in 2020 and 2021…
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BAE Rebrands Saudi Arabia-Based US Office to Bolster Local Industrial Partnerships

BAE Systems has rebranded its Saudi Arabia-based U.S. office in an effort to boost industrial partnerships within the region, Arab News reported Tuesday. The company’s former Land Services Arabia unit was renamed BAE Systems Saudi America to represent the organization’s delivery of in-country services and collaboration with customers and partners from Saudi…
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AWS Gets Provisional FedRAMP Authorization for 20 Cloud Services

Amazon Web Services has obtained provisional Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program certification from the FedRAMP Joint Authorization Board to offer 20 cloud services to government agencies…
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Booz Allen-NVIDIA Team to Develop AI Training Program for Federal Employees

Booz Allen Hamilton will team up with NVIDIA to establish a hands-on training program designed to help federal employees hone their artificial intelligence skills, Nextgov reported Monday. The NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute and Booz Allen team aims to launch the program in early 2018 to help employees understand the basics of emerging technologies and create tools that can mitigate cybersecurity, defense and healthcare challenges…
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Northrop to Help Operate Army Training Centers Under IDIQ Contract

Northrop Grumman has been selected to compete for more than $500 million in task orders to support U.S. Army training centers nationwide under a multiple-award,  indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract…
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Leonardo Delivers 1st AW101 Helicopter to Norwegian Ministry of Justice and Public Security

Leonardo has delivered the first of 16 all-weather search and rescue helicopters to Norway’s ministry of justice and public security. The company said Monday the AW101 helicopter deployed from the Leonardo facility in Yeovil on Friday to the Sola Air Base in Norway where it will undergo an operational test and evaluation phase prior to joining the country’s air force in 2018…
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Boeing Taps Germany-Based Supplier to Manufacture Parts for Global Chinook Helicopter Fleet

Boeing has awarded Aircraft Philipp Group GmbH a five-year contract to produce machine parts for the global H-47 Chinook heavy-lift helicopter fleet as part of the former’s Germany-based supplier base…
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Report: Frontis Wiggins to Retire as State Dept CIO

Frontis Wiggins, chief information officer of the State Department, has decided to retire by Dec. 8 after a more than 30-year career there, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Robert Adams, principal deputy CIO of the State Department, will succeed Wiggins on an interim basis, the report said…
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Navy Tests Northrop-Made Submarine Flank Array Sonar

The U.S. Navy has tested an underwater acoustic technology Northrop Grumman  designed to help address the service branch’s flank array requirements for submarines as part of a Work for Private Parties agreement…
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Orbital ATK Backs Delta II Rocket Launch With Solid Rocket Motors, Payload Fairing

Orbital ATK supplied a composite fairing component and nine graphite epoxy motors – GEM 40 – for a United Launch Alliance-built Delta II rocket that took off Saturday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California…
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VIDEO: STEM and the FBI

As crime continues to evolve in this digital era, the FBI uses innovative science and technology to advance its investigations and stay ahead of threats. Learn more about STEM jobs at the FBI at fbijobs…
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