Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 01/03/2018

Steven Esposito Promoted to SLI President & CEO

Steven Esposito, former president of SLI Global Solutions‘ government solutions division, has been promoted to president and CEO of the Silver Spring, Maryland-based professional services company…
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Carahsoft to Provide ServiceNow Software Licenses to Library of Congress Under Potential $77M Contract

Carahsoft Technology has received a potential five-year, $76.9 million contract to deliver ServiceNow software licenses and support to the Library of Congress. LoC disclosed the single-award, firm-fixed-price contract in a FedBizOpps award notice posted Friday…
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James Skulina Named Interim CFO of TransDigm Group

James Skulina, an executive vice president of TransDigm Group, has been appointed interim chief financial officer at the Cleveland-based aircraft components maker. He will succeed Terrance Paradie, who stepped down from the CFO role and will remain with Transdigm through April 2 to assist with the transition, the company said Tuesday…
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Army to Expand Use of Vocera-Built Comms Tech at 3 Military Healthcare Facilities

The U.S. Army will expand its use of Vocera Communications-developed technology platforms at three military health facilities as part of a $2.8 million contract with the company. Vocera said Wednesday the Army Regional Health Command-Pacific will deploy the company’s mobile and wearable devices at the Brian Allgood Army Hospital in South Korea and at the Tripler Army Medical Center and Schofield Barracks Health Clinic in Hawaii…
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Nikki Haley: North Korea Could Perform New Missile Test

Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, said the U.S. government has received reports that North Korea might conduct another missile test, Reuters reported Tuesday. Haley told reporters that tighter measures must be employed against North Korea if it launches a new missile…
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Bell-Boeing to Deliver Test and Evaluation Services for Navy V-22 Aircraft

A joint venture between Bell Helicopter and Boeing has received a $23.3 million order to deliver flight test and evaluation services for the U.S. Navy‘s V-22 Osprey aircraft. The Naval Air Systems Command obligated the whole amount in fiscal 2018 funds which will not expire upon the conclusion of the current fiscal year, the Defense Department said Tuesday …
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NASA’s Atmosphere Research Mission to Launch With Airbus-Built Commercial Satellite

NASA has announced an instrument the agency designed to study the region between earth’s atmosphere and space will fly as hosted payload onboard a commercial satellite. The agency said Wednesday its Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk mission will launch with a geostationary communications satellite that Airbus Group built for Luxembourg-based operator SES…
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National Academies Report: NASA Needs Post-ISS Transition Plan for Microgravity Research

A midterm evaluation report about the 2011 decadal survey for physical and life sciences research says NASA should create a transition plan on how to perform microgravity research, SpaceNews reported Tuesday…
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Agari: Rise in Federal DMARC Deployment Linked to DHS Email Security Directive

A new report by cybersecurity firm Agari has found that federal agencies’ adoption of an email authentication standard – Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting & Conformance – rose 38 percent from Nov…
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Boeing to Produce Small Diameter Bombs for FMS Customers Under $194M Contract Modification

Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business has received a $193.6 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to manufacture additional Small Diameter Bombs for six foreign military sales customers…
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Lockheed Delivers First C-130J Airlifter to French Military

France’s military received an initial C-130J Super Hercules airlifter from Lockheed Martin in December. The C-130J-30 aircraft that arrived at Orleans Air Base in France is the first of four Lockheed-built planes ordered by the French directorate general of armament through a contract with the U…
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CBP Adopts Graph Platform From Deloitte-DataStax Alliance

The Customs and Border Protection has implemented a graph technology from the Deloitte–DataStax partnership to support the agency’s data analytics and visualization activities, GCN reported…
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VIDEO: Frozen Fighters | Cold Weather Training

Any Clime or Place Marines with 1st Battalion, 8th Marines, and Republic of Korea Marines with 2nd ROK Reconnaissance Battalion conduct training in cold weather conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps Video by Cpl…
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