Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 12/1/2017

Romania Signs Purchase Agreement for Lockheed PAC-3 MSE Missiles

The government of Romania has signed an agreement to buy Lockheed Martin-built Patriot Advanced Capability-3 Missile Segment Enhancement interceptors and related equipment from the U.S. government. Scott Arnold, vice president and deputy of integrated air and missile defense at Lockheed’s missiles and fire control business, said in a statement published Thursday the company is honored to team up with and support Romania in its efforts to defend its armed forces, infrastructure and citizens from threats…
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Carey Smith Talks About Parsons’ Williams Electric Purchase, Control System Business Expansion

Carey Smith, federal group president at Parsons, has said the company expects the acquisition of control system integration company Williams Electric to create new opportunities as the Pasadena, California-based engineering services contractor operates in the Middle East and other regions, the Pasadena Star-News reported Thursday…
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USO’s Jack Dyer Crouch Named Defense Policy Board Chair

Jack Dyer Crouch, president and CEO of the United Services Organization, has been appointed as chairman of the Defense Policy Board. Defense Secretary James Mattis also announced the addition of five new members to the board, the Defense Department said Thursday…
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Report: NASA, Intl Space Agencies to Release Space Exploration Roadmap in 2018

NASA is working with 14 international space agencies to publish a roadmap in January 2018 that would detail common space exploration goals, SpaceNews reported Thursday. The voluntary organization, called the International Space Exploration Coordination Group, will release the new Global Exploration Roadmap to provide updated plans for missions such as extended presence in low Earth orbit; a cislunar habitat; and expeditions to the moon and Mars…
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CTC to Support FEMA Electronic Validation Tech; Ed Sheehan Comments

Concurrent Technologies Corp. has secured a one-year, $1.8 million contract from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to support a mobile-based electronic validation technology the company developed through previous agreements with FEMA…
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DoD Taps Lockheed to Design New Heavily Armed Surface Combatant for Saudi Arabia

Lockheed Martin has received a $22.7 million contract from the Defense Department to transform the design of current Freedom-class littoral combat ships into a heavily armed multi-mission surface combatant, USNI News reported Thursday…
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Capt. Erik Etz: Navy Executed $1B in Training Systems Contracts in FY 2017

The U.S. Navy cleared more than 1,400 contracts for training platforms worth approximately $1 billion in fiscal year 2017 compared with approximately 1,200 contract actions executed in FY 2014, National Defense reported Thursday…
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