Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 12/14/2017

Cubic Business Unit Opens New Office in Tampa, Florida; Mike Twyman Comments

Cubic‘s mission solutions business unit has opened a new office in Tampa, Florida, in a push to expand support for U.S. military customers. The company said Thursday the office will be led by Lawrence Hollister, executive director of Cubic Mission Solutions, and will aid the delivery of military command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance technologies…
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Irving Tan Named Cisco Operations, Digital SVP

Irving Tan, senior vice president of Cisco‘s business operations in Asia Pacific and Japan, will transition to a new role as SVP for operations and digital at the San Jose, California-based technology company…
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Aerojet Rocketdyne, NASA Complete SLS Engine Hot-Fire Test

NASA and Aerojet Rocketdyne have completed the final hot-fire test of an engine technology the company developed for use on the Space Launch System rocket. The eighth RS-25 engine test this year occurred at NASA’s Stennis Space in Mississippi and evaluated the performance of an engine component produced using a three-dimensional printing method, the space agency said Wednesday…
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Lockheed to Adopt NEC’s System Invariant Analysis Tech; Carl Marchetto Comments

Lockheed Martin plans to integrate a system invariant analysis technology from NEC into the Bethesda, Maryland-based company’s space programs. SIAT is designed to analyze the behavior of computer and building systems with sensor data and automatically identify inconsistencies to help operators implement corrective actions, NEC said Thursday…
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Raytheon Develops Sensor Data Sharing Tech for Australian Navy

Raytheon has designed and built a “sensor-netting” system for installation on the Australian navy’s Hobart-class guided missile destroyers. The company said Wednesday it also tested the Cooperative Engagement Capability  ahead of planned U…
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ARPA-E Unveils $100M Energy Tech R&D Funding Opportunity for 2018

The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy has started to accept applications for up to $100 million in grant funds to research and develop energy technology platforms. ARPA-E’s OPEN 2018 funding opportunity will support innovators who aim to help transform U…
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BAE, University of Manchester Test Small UAV With Blown-Air System

BAE Systems and the University of Manchester have jointly conducted the first phase of flight tests with a small unmanned aerial vehicle that works to maneuver using a blown-air system. The company said Wednesday that MAGMA UAV’s blown-air system is designed to eliminate the need for mechanical moving parts used to control aircraft during flight, as well as optimize the speed and stealthiness of future military and civil aircraft…
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Red Hat Gets New Common Criteria Certification for Operating System; Paul Smith Comments

Red Hat has obtained another Common Criteria Certification for its Enterprise Linux 7.1 operating system. BSI, Germany’s federal information security office, issued the certification under the General-Purpose Operating System Protection Profile 3…
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Blue Origin Performs Inaugural Crew Capsule Flight Test Aboard ‘New Shepard’ Suborbital Rocket

Blue Origin has conducted the first flight test of a new spacecraft that took off aboard the New Shepard reusable suborbital vehicle at its launch site in west Texas, Digital Journal reported Wednesday…
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Leidos, Claroty Partner on Industrial Control System Network Protection Offering

Leidos and Claroty have teamed up to offer an industrial control systems network protection technology equipped with passive monitoring features. Leidos said Wednesday it will integrate the company’s Industrial Defender Automation Systems Manager offering with Claroty’s passive monitoring platform to help customers monitor, detect and respond to infrastructure network security threats…
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NASA Backs Launch of Orbital Medicine-Made Space Medical Tech

NASA has funded the launch of an Orbital Medicine-built space medical technology aboard Blue Origin‘s New Shepard reusable space vehicle on Tuesday. The Evolved Medical Microgravity Suction Device is designed to help treat chest trauma in a space environment, NASA said Thursday…
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CSRA to Develop Ship Mgmt Training Devices for Navy

CSRA has secured a potential five-year, $49.3 million contract to develop, support and update ship management training devices for the U.S. Navy. The company will provide equipment for the service branch’s Navigations Seamanship Shiphandling Trainers program, the Defense Department said Wednesday…
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VIDEO: Boeing’s aerodynamic design know-how helps GMTO build the world’s largest telescope

Boeing’s computational fluid dynamics and experimental testing typically facilitate designs of the world’s best aircraft. But Boeing engineers have expanded their “scope” of work – to helping design the world’s largest telescope…
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