Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 07/12/2017

BAE-Rockwell Collins JV to Supply Joint Tactical Radio Systems to Navy, Coalition Forces

A joint venture of BAE Systems and Rockwell Collins has received a $47.5 million contract from the U.S. Navy‘s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command for the delivery of joint tactical radio systems to U…
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State Dept Clears Additional Netherlands Hellfire Missile Purchase Request

The State Department has approved the Netherlands’ request to acquire an additional 70 Lockheed Martin-built AGM-114R Hellfire II missiles under a potential $34 million foreign military sales agreement…
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In-Q-Tel, Kailos Genetics Partner to Further Develop Sequencing Tech for Intell Community

In-Q-Tel has invested in and partnered with Kailos Genetics to help the biotechnology company further develop sequencing technologies that will have potential use in the intelligence community. Kailos said Tuesday it aims to continue development work on a next-generation sequencing laboratory and software platforms through the strategic partnership…
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Elbit Systems Links Air Training Simulators via Cloud-Based Environment

Elbit Systems has tested a cloud-based service that worked to connect two air training simulators through a common simulation environment. The company said Wednesday the synthetic training platform builds on the results of a customer-funded research and development project, where Elbit linked two different types of trainers by providing cloud-based simulation…
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Microsoft Expands Azure Govt Cloud Availability in 2 Data Center Regions

Microsoft has made its Azure Government cloud platform available in two additional data center regions in Arizona and Texas for U.S. government customers and their partners. Tom Keane wrote in a blog entry posted Monday that Microsoft aims to provide Azure Government capacity near customers on the East Coast, West Coast and central U…
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Canon Subsidiary Obtains DoD Cybersecurity Certification for Mobile Digital X-Ray System

A portable digital radiography system developed by Canon USA‘s Virtual Imaging subsidiary has obtained cybersecurity certification under the Defense Department‘s Risk Management Framework program…
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Taqtile, Booz Allen Forge Mixed Reality Tech Deployment Partnership

Seattle-based enterprise software provider Taqtile has teamed up with Booz Allen Hamilton to facilitate the delivery of its mixed-reality platform to the Defense Department. Taqtile’s Manifest works to help users carry out complex tasks, provide them visibility into an organization’s assets, collaboration efforts and field operations as well as record, demonstrate and communicate processes with other field workers and inspectors, Taqtile said Tuesday…
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The Potomac Officers Club James Griffith to 2017 GEOINT Forum Panel

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 12, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has added James Griffith to the 2017 GEOINT Forum panel. The widespread interest and innovative applications of technologies such as augmented and virtual reality, artificial intelligence and Internet of Things is affecting large swaths of industry, and GEOINT is no exception…
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Galois to Help Navy Develop Software Defense Methods

Galois has received a $2.7 million contract to help the Office of Naval Research develop methods for the U.S. Navy to increase the resiliency of the service branch’s real-time and embedded military software systems…
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Wyoming OKs State Plan for FirstNet’s Public Safety Broadband Network

The state of Wyoming has approved a plan from AT&T and the First Responder Network Authority to provide a wireless broadband network for the state’s first responders and other public safety personnel…
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State Dept Vet Antony Blinken Named to Meridiam Supervisory Board

Global investment and asset management company Meridiam has added Antony Blinken, former U.S. deputy secretary of state and deputy national security adviser, as a member of its supervisory board. He worked in senior foreign policy roles under two presidential administrations over a two-decade period, Meridiam said Tuesday…
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Clearwater Compliance Joins NIST-Led Cybersecurity Partnership

Clearwater Compliance has become a member of a public-private cybersecurity collaboration within the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence. The Nashville, Tennessee-based cybersecurity and compliance management provider said Tuesday it will pledge its cyber risk management software, methodology and expertise as a member of NIST’s National Cybersecurity Excellence Partnership…
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VIDEO: Laser Weapon System (LaWS)

The Afloat Forward Staging Base (Interim) USS Ponce (ASB(I) 15) conducts an operational demonstration of the Office of Naval Research (ONR)-sponsored Laser Weapon System (LaWS) while deployed to the Arabian Gulf…
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