Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 04/19/2017

Ensco to Continue Applied R&D, Engineering Support for AFTAC Under $74M Award

Ensco will continue to provide applied research and development as well as engineering services to a U.S. Air Force unit that performs nuclear treaty compliance monitoring and nuclear event detection under a potential eight-year, $74 million contract…
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Eric Shander Promoted to EVP, CFO at Red Hat

Eric Shander, formerly acting chief financial officer, vice president and chief accounting officer of Red Hat (NYSE: RHT), has been promoted to serve as executive VP and CFO at the Raleigh, North Carolina-based software company…
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Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Unveils Initiative for Gov’t Data Accessibility

Steve Ballmer, a former CEO of Microsoft, has launched an initiative that aims to boost the accessibility of government data on tax revenues, expenditures and spending outcomes. The USAFacts project works to collect data from approximately 130 government statistical databases to create products such as a document modeled after the 10-K form that companies file with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Ballmer Group and USA Facts said Tuesday…
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VSE Unit to Overhaul Engines of State Dept’s UH-1H Fleet

A business unit of VSE has received a potential five-year, $16.6 million contract to overhaul, modify and repair engines in the State Department‘s fleet of 85 UH-1H “Huey” helicopters…
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GSA Posts RFI on Planned EIS Transition of Small Agencies, Tribal Gov’ts

The General Services Administration has issued a request for information on plans to transition small agencies and tribal government customers from expiring telecommunications and network services contracts to the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions procurement vehicle…
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BAE’s US Arm Lands DARPA Dispersed Computing Research Contract

BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary has been awarded a four-year, $9.7 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to conduct research under DARPA’s Dispersed Computing initiative…
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CTC Opens Crystal City, VA Office; Bob Kubler Comments

Concurrent Technologies Corp. has opened an office in Crystal City in Arlington, Virginia, as part of a push to bring the nonprofit applied scientific research and development firm’s employees closer to Defense Department customers…
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Reports: House Lawmakers Ask White House to Clear Reaper UAV Sales to Jordan, UAE

House lawmakers have called on President Donald Trump’s administration to clear the sale of General Atomics-built MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles to the United Arab Emirates and Jordan to help address threats associated with the Islamic State militant organization, The Hill newspaper reported Tuesday…
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Tim Reardon: Leidos to Provide Army UAS Support Services Under $900M IDIQ Contract

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will offer global technical services and field support to the U.S. Army‘s tactical unmanned aircraft systems, universal ground control stations and universal ground data terminals through the company’s position under a potential $900 million contract awarded earlier this month…
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Subsentio Gets US Export Approval for Cloud-Based Virtual Surveillance Tool

Centennial, Colorado-based electronic surveillance services provider Subsentio has secured clearance from the U.S. government to export a cloud-based virtual surveillance platform to a customer in Europe…
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VIDEO: General Dynamics Electric Boat’s Perry on Virginia- and Columbia-Class Subs, UUVs

Rear Adm. Ken Perry, USN Ret., vice president for product integration and concept development at General Dynamics Electric Boat, discusses Virginia-class submarine production, the status of the Columbia-class program and the Virginia Payload Module (VPM), the state of the company’s workforce, and the company’s vision for future involvement with unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) during an interview with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian…
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