Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 07/26/2016

Tetra Tech Lands $125M Contract to Support USAID’s Construction Projects in Afghanistan

Tetra Tech (Nasdaq: TTEK) has received a five-year, $125 million contract from the U.S. Agency for International Development to provide architecture-engineering services for USAID’s infrastructure projects in Afghanistan…
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Accenture Launches Washington Studio to Help Govt Clients Design Citizen Engagement Tools

An Accenture subsidiary has opened a facility in Washington in an effort to help federal government clients develop digital platforms designed to build up engagement with citizens and employees. Accenture Federal Services will use the digital studio as a venue to collaborate with government customers as well as provide support on the development of digital strategies, experience design, digital marketing and agile product development functionalities, the company said Tuesday…
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Cubic to Build Crewstation Subsystems for Army Fighting Vehicle Training System

Cubic‘s global defense segment has received a potential $13.9 million contract from Oasis Advanced Engineering to supply crewstation subsystems for the U.S. Army‘s Bradley Fighting Vehicle conduct-of-fire trainers…
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Eric Huweart Appointed Apprio VP of Military & Veteran Healthcare; Darryl Britt Comments

Eric Huweart, former chief of staff for the Military Health System chief information officer, has been named vice president of military and veteran healthcare at Apprio. The Washington-based government services contractor said Monday Huweart’s new role entails oversight of teams that support Apprio’s military and veteran programs with the Military Health System and Defense Health Agency…
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Lockheed, 3 Universities Team Up to Chase Sandia Labs Mgmt Recompete Contract; Rick Ambrose Comments

Lockheed Martin has teamed up with Purdue University, New Mexico State University and the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology to bid for a potential $2.9 billion contract to run the Sandia National Laboratories over a 10-year period…
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Navy Taps Advanced Acoustic Concepts for P-8A, MH-60R Trainer Updates

The U.S. Navy has awarded a $13.8 million cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract to Advanced Acoustic Concepts for the procurement of the Common Acoustic Simulation Environment Fidelity Implementation system to support P-8A and MH-60R operators…
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Greece, Lockheed, HAI Start P-3B Maritime Patrol Aircraft Modernization Program

Lockheed Martin, the Greek navy and Hellenic Aerospace Industry have officially launched Greece’s P-3B Orion maritime surveillance aircraft modernization program at a ceremony held Monday at an HAI facility in Athens…
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Aerojet Rocketdyne Puts CST-100 Reaction Control System Engines Through Hot-Fire Test

Aerojet Rocketdyne has conducted a series of hot-fire tests on three reaction control system engines for the propulsion system of Boeing‘s Crew Space Transportation-100 service module. The CST-100 Starliner engines were tested up to 4,000 pulses and 1,600 seconds at NASA‘s White Sands Test Facility in New Mexico, Aerojet Rocketdyne said Monday…
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CH2M Selected For DC Reagan Airport Pavement Inspection, Evaluation Contract

CH2M has been awarded a contract to inspect pavements and help implement modifications to the airfield and infrastructure at Washington-based Reagan National Airport in an effort to help pilots navigate the area without confusion and avoid widely-reported hot spots…
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Metro Productions Government Services to Provide Advisory Support to MDA Visual Info & Production Centers

The Missile Defense Agency has awarded Metro Productions Government Services a $26.9 million cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to provide advisory and assistance support for the agency’s visual information and production centers…
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7 NRO CubeSats to Fly With DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-4 Satellite on Atlas V Rocket

DigitalGlobe has announced plans to launch seven miniaturized satellites onboard a United Launch Alliance-built Atlas V rocket as part of the rideshare program for the WorldView-4 mission. Seven National Reconnaissance Office-sponsored CubeSats will fly onboard the Boeing–Lockheed Martin joint venture’s rocket that is scheduled to launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California in mid-September to bring DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-4 imaging satellite to space, DigitalGlobe said Monday…
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