Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 11/29/2017

Rick Wagner Promoted to Lead ManTech’s Mission, Cyber & Intell Group

Rick Wagner, executive vice president and chief operating officer of the mission, cyber and intelligence solutions group at ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT), has been named president of that same unit in a move that takes effect Jan…
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Cubic to Extend Army Training Support Under $61M Contract; Dave Buss Comments

Cubic (NYSE: CUB) has received a potential five-year, $61 million contract to support the U.S. Army‘s rotational and pre-deployment training exercises. The company said Wednesday its global defense segment will continue to provide training support services at the Army’s Joint Readiness Training Center in Fort Polk, Louisiana, under the contract that has one base year and four option years…
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Australian Gov’t Launches $1B Battle Comms System Development Project

The Australian government has unveiled an estimated $1 billion project aimed to augment the army’s digital command, control and communications systems. Australia’s defense ministry said Tuesday the Land 200 Tranche 2 Project will employ tactical communications network services from Harris and battle management system software updates from Elbit Systems…
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Boeing’s Insitu Subsidiary Offers Remote Sensing Services, Tools to Aid Disaster Recovery Missions

Boeing‘s Insitu subsidiary has offered its aerial remote sensing services professionals along with a suite of tools to aid disaster recovery and fire suppression missions in California, Oregon and Texas…
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Executive Spotlight: Interview with Lou Von Thaer, President & CEO of Battelle

Every day, scientists work to further man’s understanding of the world around us, attempting to devise solutions and further comprehension in planning for the future. At major technology centers and national laboratories around the world, companies like Battelle conduct research and development, design and manufacture modernized products, and deliver services critical to government and commercial customers…
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Report: SpaceX Reschedules Falcon Heavy Initial Test Launch to January

SpaceX has delayed the scheduled first test launch of its Falcon Heavy rocket from December to January, Spaceflight Now reported Tuesday. The company expects to field the rocket to its launch pad at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida in preparation for the static fire test of the space vehicle’s 27 Merlin 1D engines in December…
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Lockheed, Indra Extend Radar Devt Collaboration for Spanish Navy’s F-110 Frigate Program

Lockheed Martin signed a heads of agreement with Indra to extend a collaborative effort to develop S-band active electronically scanned array radar systems for the Spanish navy’s F-110 shipbuilding program…
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Kaman Receives $85M Air Force Bomb Fuze Order

Kaman‘s aerospace business segment has received a potential $85 million order to supply bomb fuzes to the U.S. Air Force and 18 foreign military customers. The Air Force issued the initial order under option 13 of the Joint Programmable Fuzes acquisition contract and the company is scheduled to deliver the JPFs over the next two years, Kaman said Tuesday…
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Army to Implement Rockwell Collins’ Helmet Mounted Display for Aviation Training

Rockwell Collins has received a contract to provide a new helmet mounted display platform for integration with the U.S. Army‘s Aviation Combined Arms Tactical Trainer systems. The company said Tuesday it will update 332 SimEye HMD units for the military branch and expects to complete the upgrades by October 2019…
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RSA Seeks to Facilitate Authentication Interoperability With 4 Security Platforms

Dell Technologies’ RSA subsidiary has moved to make its multi-factor authentication platform interoperable with several firewalls and security platforms from Microsoft, VMware, CyberArk and Palo Alto Networks…
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Honeywell Wins Air Force Accelerometer R&D Contract

Honeywel International has won a potential $10.5 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force research and develop an acceleration measurement device. The Defense Department said Tuesday Honeywell support research and development of a low noise, high sensitivity vibrating beam accelerometer under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract…
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Convergence Technology Joins M7 Global Partners’ IT Consulting Network

M7 Global Partners has added cybersecurity and enterprise infrastructure services provider Convergence Technology Consulting to the former’s roster of information technology consulting companies…
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NASA Starts Commissioning Spacecraft Meant to Demo CubeSat Capability

NASA has started to checkout and commission a small satellite that is designed to demonstrate the capacity of CubeSats to gather scientific data. The agency said Tuesday its ground controllers began checking out the Dellingr CubeSat a few hours after the spacecraft was launched into low-Earth orbit by a NanoRacks-built CubeSat deployer aboard the International Space Station on Nov…
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VIDEO: Train Today. Ready Tonight.

Raytheon combines proven on-the-ground experience with state-of-the-art learning models and training environments to deliver effective training support anytime, anywhere. Learn more: https://www.raytheon…
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