Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 08/10/2017

George Mason Professor & Former State Dept Official John Hillen Joins Govini Board of Advisers

John Hillen, executive-in-residence and professor of practice at George Mason University’s School of Business and a board member at several companies, has joined the board of advisers at Govini…
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Executive Spotlight: Interview with Security Strategic Business Unit President, Timothy Lamb, Chenega Corp.

“[Chenega] subject matter experts must think in terms of today, but also tomorrow…we future-proof solutions to the greatest extent possible.” EM: What services does Chenega provide, and what federal agencies do you work with? Timothy Lamb: Chenega corporation provides a wide-variety of professional and technical services across the entirety of the federal government…
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John Hopkins APL Execs Gary Roughead, Christine Fox Named to National Defense Strategy Panel

Gary Roughead, a member of the board of managers at the John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory; and Christine Fox, assistant director for policy and analysis at JHU APL; have been named to a 12-member advisory panel tasked to provide recommendations for the U…
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Navy Solicits Bids for USS Fitzgerald Retrieval Contract

The U.S. Navy has begun to solicit proposals for a contract to transport the damaged USS Fitzgerald guided-missile destroyer back to U.S., United Press International reported Wednesday. The service branch is currently investigating the collision of USS Fitzgerald with a Philippine-flagged container ship off the coast of Honshu, Japan, in June…
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Northrop Subsidiary Reviews Design of Inmarsat Satellite L-Band Reflectors

Northrop Grumman‘s Astro Aerospace subsidiary has conducted a preliminary design review of L-band reflectors for two communications satellites that Airbus currently develops for Inmarsat. Astro Aerospace will work to mature the reflectors’ design before the Inmarsat-6 satellite program undergoes a critical design review later this year, Northrop said Wednesday…
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TAPE Joins Booz Allen’s Navy C4ISR Support Contract Team

Technical and Project Engineering has joined a team led by Booz Allen Hamilton that won a position on a indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to support the US Navy’s C4ISR program. The team will provide management and technical support services under the SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific contract, TAPE said Tuesday…
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Space News: Harris Realigns Focus to Small Satellite Devt

Executives within Harris‘ space and intelligence systems business have said the company aims to focus on the development of small satellites in a push to demonstrate electronics aboard larger spacecraft, Space News reported Wednesday…
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Tim Cahill: Lockheed Eyes Ship-Launched Patriot Missile, New 6-Foot Rocket

Lockheed Martin wants to develop a new range of air and missile defense systems such as a ship-launched variant of the Patriot missile and a new six-foot-long rocket, Breaking Defense reported Wednesday…
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SSL to Develop Ultra High Density Satellite for Hughes Network Systems

Hughes Network Systems has selected Space Systems Loral to develop the former’s next-generation ultra high density satellite designed to expand the Hughes Ka-band capacity across the Americas region…
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RE2 Receives Funds to Provide Robot & Technical Support for DoD-Funded UCLA Research

RE2 Robotics has been selected to provide technology and support to aid a University of California – Los Angeles professor’s research on haptics with the award of $1.3 million in funds. Veronica Santos, the professor who will lead the research, chose the robotics company to provide a Highly Dexterous Manipulation System robot, software support and integration services for her team’s research that aims to develop haptics-enabled robotics systems, RE2 reported Aug…
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Boeing, General Dynamics to Demo Short-Range Air Defense System at Army Shoot-Off

Boeing and a General Dynamics subsidiary have introduced a short-range air defense platform mounted on a reconfigured Stryker armored vehicle at the Space & Missile Defense Symposium in Alabama, Defense News reported Wednesday…
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Rolls-Royce to Provide Turbine Generator Equipment, Support for Navy Zumwalt-Class Destroyers

Rolls-Royce has received a $27.3 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to deliver provisioned item orders, engineering services and associated support for the Zumwalt-class guided missile destroyers’ turbine-generator sets…
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VIDEO: Defense Secretary Hosts Vietnamese Counterpart

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis hosted an enhanced honor cordon welcoming Vietnamese Defense Minister Gen. Ngo Xuan Lich to the Pentagon, Aug. 8, 2017.
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