Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 04/18/2017

BAE Systems Exec Peder Jungck Named President of Tech Industry Cyber Info-Sharing Org

Peder Jungck, chief technology officer of BAE Systems‘ intelligence and security business, will serve as president of a nonprofit industry organization that aims to facilitate cyber threat information sharing and collaboration in the technology sector…
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Treasury Dept Issues RFI on Mobile Device Mgmt System

The Treasury Department has begun its search for industry sources to support the implementation of a system for the department to manage mobile devices and applications. The department said in FedBizOpps notice published Friday it seeks potential vendors that can provide mobile device management integration, help desk and support services for approximately 100,000 users…
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Frank Culbertson: Orbital ATK Expects NASA Decision on Choice of CRS-2 Mission Rockets Soon

Frank Culbertson, president of Orbital ATK’s space systems group, has said the company expects NASA to decide soon on whether to use its Antares vehicle or the United Launch Alliance-built Atlas V rocket in Cygnus spacecraft’s future cargo missions as part of the Commercial Resupply Services 2 contract, Space News reported Tuesday…
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Paul Stein Named Rolls-Royce Chief Technology Officer

Paul Stein, director of research and technology at Rolls-Royce, has been named chief technology officer of the power and propulsion systems manufacturing firm. Rolls-Royce said Thursday that Stein will report directly to CEO Warren East and will help align the company’s technology investments with its business strategy in his new role…
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New America Adds Former Federal CTO Todd Park to Board of Directors

Todd Park, a former U.S. chief technology officer, has joined Washington think tank New America as a member of its board of directors. He served as federal CTO at the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Office from March 2012 to August 2014 and a technology adviser to former President Barack Obama from September 2014 to January 2017, New America said Monday…
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General Atomics to Help DoD Build Lithium-Ion Battery for Shallow Water Surveillance Vehicle

General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems business has received a contract to help the Defense Department produce a lithium-ion battery system for a portable unmanned underwater vehicle designed to support shallow water surveillance missions…
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Huntington Ingalls Lands USS Gerald Ford Pre-Commissioning Support Contract Modification

The U.S. Navy has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries a $21.7 million contract modification for production and test engineering services to the pre-commissioning USS Gerald R. Ford carrier unit…
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Federal News Radio: NASA CISO Jeanette Hanna-Ruiz to Step Down

Jeanette Hanna-Ruiz will leave step down as NASA’s chief information security officer with April 28 as her last day on the job, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jason Miller writes Mike Witt, who joined NASA in February as deputy CISO, will serve as acting CISO to replace Hanna-Ruiz, who also holds the roles of senior agency information security official and associate chief information officer for information technology at the space agency…
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Galois Seeks to Drive Innovation, Expand Customer Support With New Ohio-Based Office

Galois has established a new office in Dayton, Ohio, as part of the company’s commitment to help drive technology innovation in the state and expand support offerings to  commercial and defense clients…
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DHS Requests Info on Tech Transfer, Commercialization Support Sources

The Department of Homeland Security has issued a request for information on U.S. companies, government agencies, universities or nonprofit organizations that can support transfer and commercialization of DHS-funded technology platforms…
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VIDEO: Rockwell Collins acquires B/E Aerospace

Rockwell Collins has completed the largest transaction in its history with the acquisition of B/E Aerospace, a leading manufacturer of aircraft cabin interior products and services.
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