Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 06/02/2017

Former Senator Kelly Ayotte Named BAE Systems Inc. Board Member; Michael Chertoff Comments

Kelly Ayotte, former senator for New Hampshire and chairperson of the Senate Armed Services Committee’s readiness and management support panel, has joined the board of directors of BAE Systems‘ U…
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PV Puvvada Named Vice Chair of Professional Services Council’s Executive Committee, Directorial Board

PV Puvvada, president of Unisys‘ federal business, has been appointed as vice chair of the Professional Services Council’s executive committee and board of directors. Unisys said FridayPuvvada will lead strategy development and implementation at PSC in his new role…
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Thomas Zacharia Named Director of DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Thomas Zacharia, deputy director for science and technology at the Energy Department‘s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been named director of ORNL effective July 1. DOE said Thursday the board of governors of UT-Batelle — a joint venture of Battelle and the University of Tennessee — unanimously elected Zacharia to succeed Thom Mason as director…
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Energy Department Announces Additional $20 Million in Research Awards

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced Thursday that it 10 previously selected Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) awardees will receive a total of $20 million, honoring additional commitments…
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Huntington Ingalls Hands Over USS Gerald R. Ford Aircraft Carrier to Navy

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Newport News Shipbuilding unit has delivered a first-of-class aircraft carrier to the U.S. Navy following the platform’s completion of acceptance trials. The company said Thursday the USS Gerald R…
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Carl De Groote: Cisco Helps DoD Migrate Joint Regional Security Stacks to Cloud

Carl De Groote, senior director for the Defense Department programs at Cisco Systems, has said the company collaborates with DoD to facilitate the migration of Joint Regional Security Stacks to the cloud, Defense Systems reported Thursday
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AeroVironment to Provide sUAS, Support for Australian Forces

AeroVironment has secured a potential 10-year, $36.5 million contract from Australia’s defense department to deliver small unmanned aircraft systems as well as training and logistics support. The company said Thursday it will integrate Australian content into the WASP AE UAS to meet the country’s military and industry needs…
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Lockheed Martin Nabs $413M Air Force Contract for Lot 15 JASSM-ER Missiles

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $413.8 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to deliver 360 Lot 15 units of the company’s extended-range air-to-surface missile. The Defense Department said Thursday the contractor will produce the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile-Extended Range systems as well as provide tooling and test equipment…
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SpaceX Moves Launch of 11th ISS Cargo Resupply Mission toJune 3

SpaceX has rescheduled to June 3 the launch of a Dragon spacecraft that will bring crew supplies, scientific research and equipment to the International Space Station, USA Today reported Thursday. The company’s 11th cargo resupply mission was originally slated for deployment on Thursday aboard a Falcon 9 rocket from NASA‘s Kennedy Space Center in Florida…
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NIST Cyber Center Seeks Comments on Proposed Internet Traffic Routing Security Project

The National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence has begun to seek public comments on a draft project that seeks to develop a publication to provide recommendations to protect internet traffic routing functions from cyber threats…
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VIDEO: F-35 DT-III Ship Trials 360-Degree Video

The F-35 Lightning II completes Development Test-III aboard the USS America. Check out the amazing 360-degree view from the flight deck! Learn more about the F-35B: http://lmt.co/2sektof
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