Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 12/13/2017

Kevin Phillips Promoted to CEO of ManTech; George Pedersen Transitions to Executive Chairman

ManTech announced today that George J. Pedersen, the company’s (former) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will step down as CEO to serve as Executive Chairman, promoting Kevin Phillips to serve as the new Chief Executive Officer effective Jan…
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Avaya to Support NORAD Santa Tracking Program With Contact Center Tech; Jerry Dotson Comments

Avaya will deploy its contact center technology platform to support the North American Aerospace Defense Command’s annual Tracks Santa program that will kick off Dec. 24. The Avaya Customer Engagement platform works to help volunteers at the NORAD operations center at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado track the flight of Santa Claus during Christmas and share the data with callers through the 1-877 HI-NORAD hotline, the company said Tuesday…
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Army Demos Northrop Battle Command System in Phase II Soldier Checkout Event

The U.S. Army has conducted a live-air exercise to evaluate the Northrop Grumman-built Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System in a joint force operational environment. IBCS helped soldiers gather and combine data from ground and aerial sensors to establish an integrated aerial view needed to carry out multi-domain defense operations with the U…
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A-P-T Research Gets NASA Safety & Mission Assurance Support Contract

A-P-T Research has secured a potential five-year, $52 million contract to provide safety and mission assurance support services to NASA‘s Washington headquarters. The company will also provide similar services to the agency’s Kennedy Space Center and other facilities that host KSC-backed programs and projects, NASA said Wednesday…
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Nicole Gardner: IBM Looks to Hire 2K More Military Veterans

Nicole Gardner, a vice president of IBM’s global business services division, has said the company intends to employ 2,000 additional veterans, Park Cities People reported Tuesday. Gardner said during a panel discussion on the “Keeping America’s Promise” program that veterans are great team players and contribute to companies through their problem-solving skills…
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Thales to Supply Multiband Tactical Radios to Army

Thales has received a potential $37 million contract to supply the U.S. Army‘s security force assistance brigades with updated multiband tactical radios. The Army Chief of Staff picked the AN/PRC-148C Improved Multiband Inter-Intra Team Radio technology to facilitate communications for SFABs, Thales said Tuesday…
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Comprehensive Health Services Completes Annual HIPAA Compliance Audit

GuidePoint Security has evaluated Comprehensive Health Services‘ compliance with data security requirements under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Cape Canaveral, Florida-based Comprehensive Health Services said Wednesday the annual HIPAA assessment covered  the company’s administrative, physical and technical measures to protect client data…
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Inmarsat’s Kai Tang Highlights Global Xpress Satellite Connectivity Support for Mobile Govt Users

Kai Tang, vice president for commercial strategy and operations at Inmarsat‘s U.S. government business unit, has said Inmarsat’s Global Xpress commercial satellite network is designed to address the growing connectivity needs of mobile government users…
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Lockheed-Built LRASM Passes Flight Test, Moves Closer to Early Operational Capability

The U.S. Navy has completed a test flight of Lockheed Martin‘s Long Range Anti-Ship Missile system from a U.S. Air Force B-1B bomber aircraft. Lockheed said Tuesday two LRASMs engaged multiple maritime targets and met primary objectives during the test over Point Mogu Sea Range in California…
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Air Force Orders Boeing Minuteman Wafer Instrumentation Support Kits

Boeing has received a $40.6 million modification under a U.S. Air Force contract to provide mod 7 wafer instrumentation support kits for the service branch’s flight test of the Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missile system…
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Centurum Wins Potential $91M Contract to Restore Navy Mechanical Units

A Centurum subsidiary has won a potential five-year, $90.7 million contract to help the U.S. Navy restore airborne and ground electro-mechanical and mechanical units. Centurum Information Technology will provide depot-level repair and restoration of mechanical units and worldwide technical support to the Navy fleet, shore facilities and government agencies, The Defense Department said Tuesday…
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VIDEO: Lockheed Martin Space – We Do Space

At Lockheed Martin, we DO space. But going to space is just the beginning. It’s what you do when you get there that matters. Because space is a place to do big, important, epic things that connect people around the world, advance the frontiers of science, and help militaries protect what matters most…
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