Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 10/2/2017

Polaris Alpha Continues Space, C4ISR Market Expansion With Solidyn Buy

Polaris Alpha has acquired Denver, Colorado-based engineering and cloud computing services provider Solidyn Solutions for an undisclosed sum in a push to accelerate the development of space-based systems for national security clients…
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SAIC Restructures Customer Groups, Service Lines as Part of ‘Ingenuity 2025’ Strategy; Tony Moraco Comments

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has moved to consolidate several of its businesses organizations and introduced a voluntary retirement incentive program for nearly 100 senior managers…
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Navy Seeks Lead System Integrator Support for AIRWorks Division

The U.S. Navy has released a request for proposals on an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for lead systems integrator support services to the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division’s AIRWorks organization…
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Retired Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Jon Davis Joins Board of Rolls-Royce’s North American Arm

Jon Davis, a retired U.S. Marine Corps lieutenant general and former USMC deputy commandant for aviation, has joined the board of directors at Rolls-Royce‘s North American subsidiary. The company said Friday Davis was appointed to the Rolls-Royce North America board alongside Beverly Goulet, former executive vice president and chief integration officer at American Airlines…
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BAE, Cranfield University Collaborate to Develop Hybrid UAV Tech Concept

A team of BAE Systems engineers and Cranfield University students has unveiled a new concept of unmanned aerial vehicle technology designed to alternate between fixed- and rotary-wing flight modes. BAE said Friday it envisions the Adaptable UAV as a hybrid platform with a capacity to be launched and recovered in battlefield environments with the use of multiple vehicle models…
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Arianespace Launches Boeing-Built Digital Satellite for Intelsat

Intelsat‘s digital satellite launched Friday aboard Arianespace‘s Ariane 5 rocket to deliver connectivity to customers in the Americas, Africa and Europe. Intelsat 37e satellite is based on the Boeing 702 platform and will work to support  enterprise, broadband, government and mobility applications once it begins operations, Boeing said Friday
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Deltek: Federal IT Spending to Reach $105B by Fiscal 2022

A new report by Deltek forecasts that federal spending on information technology products and services will reach $99.5 billion at the end of fiscal year 2017 and increase to $104.9 billion in FY 2022…
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DXC’s Earl Matthews: Organizations Should Implement User-Focused Mobile Strategy

Earl Matthews, vice president of DXC Technology‘s enterprise security solutions group, has said organizations should adopt a modern mobile strategy that focuses more on end users than the technology itself…
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DARPA Tests Cloud-Penetrating Radar Tech on Modified DC-3 Aircraft

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has tested an electro-optical and infrared sensor onboard a modified DC-3 aircraft to demonstrate its capacity to collect real-time video through the clouds…
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Lockheed to Develop, Maintain Simulation Training App for Navy Combat Systems

Lockheed Martin‘s Canadian arm has received a potential five-year, $21.4 million contract from the U.S. Navy to develop a computer-based networked system designed to aid operation and corrective maintenance training for multiple combat systems…
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Orbital ATK Sets Nov. 10 Launch for 8th ISS Cargo Delivery Mission

Orbital ATK aims to launch on Nov. 10 its Cygnus spacecraft aboard the Antares rocket to deliver crew supplies and scientific equipment to the International Space Station. NASA said Saturdaythe spacecraft will lift off from a launch pad at the agency’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia to mark Orbital ATK’s eighth cargo delivery mission to the orbiting laboratory as part of the company’s $1…
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Navy Awards BAE Potential $122M Contract to Supply Mk 38 Mod 3 Machine Guns, Spares

BAE Systems‘ land and armaments business will provide Mk 38 Mod 3 machine gun systems and associated spares to the U.S. Navy under a potential $121.5 million contract. The Defense Department said Friday the Naval Surface Warfare Center will obligate $32,787,486 at the time of award from fiscal 2015 and 2017 Navy weapons procurement; National Guard and Reserve equipment appropriation; and U…
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VIDEO: The Importance of Aircraft Carriers

Aircraft Carrier Suppliers are on Capitol Hill in Washington DC talking to their Congressman about the importance of Aircraft Carriers. It’s a message President Trump brought to Newport News Shipbuilding on March 2
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