Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 10/09/2017

AT&T to Provide Global Comms Services for Army Personnel; Kay Kapoor Comments

AT&T has secured a contract to help the U.S. Army integrate and update communications services for approximately one million personnel of the service branch in the U.S. and abroad. The company said Monday will provide chat, voice, video, instant messaging, presence and screen sharing services intended to help commanders and their staff members collaborate, connect and exchange information…
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CMS Agrees to Use GSA’s OASIS Professional Services Contract Vehicles

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has signed a memorandum of understanding with the General Services Administration to use the latter agency’s contract vehicles for professional services…
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Engility Launches AI Platform for Federal Civilian, Military Customers; Lynn Dugle Comments

Engility has unveiled an artificial intelligence platform that company designed to help military and federal civilian agencies use data to make decisions. The company said Monday its Synthetic Analyst tool works to support decision-making across various operations such as threat detection and analysis; course of action planning; training support; and headquarters operations…
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FedRAMP PMO Unveils Training Series for 3rd-Party Cloud Assessors

The program management office for the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program has introduced a training series to help third-party assessment organizations plan and audit the security of government cloud service offerings…
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Anne Madden Named Honeywell SVP, General Counsel

Anne Madden, formerly vice president of corporate development and global head of mergers and acquisitions at Honeywell (NYSE: HON), has been appointed senior VP and general counsel of the Morris Plains, New York-based industrial conglomerate…
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Raytheon Aims to Help Address Army Readiness Objectives With Tech; Kim Ernzen Comments

Raytheon has updated and tested multiple technology platforms in a bid to help the U.S. Army prepare soldiers for battlefield operations. The company said Friday it aims to help the service branch increase warfighter readiness through the development of sensor, cyber, weapons and training platforms…
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Leonardo to Supply Info Mgmt Software for Australian Navy Submarines

Leonardo has received a contract of an undisclosed value to provide data management software for integration into six Collins-class submarines of the Australian navy. The company said Thursday it will provide the SmartIDMS platform under the Submarine Communication Information Exchange Management program that seeks to help the service branch transfer data from and to underwater vessels…
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The Potomac Officers Club Adds William Bailey and Brig Gen Mark Baird as Panelists for Space: Innovations, Programs & Policies Summit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 09, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has added William Bailey and Brigadier General Mark Baird as Panelists for the 2017 Space: Innovations, Programs and Policies Summit…
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NASA Tests QueSST X-Plane Model at Langley Research Center’s Wind Tunnel

NASA has started to perform wind-tunnel tests on a small-scale model of a supersonic passenger jet at the space agency’s Langley Research Center in Virginia, the Daily Press reported Thursday. Langley researchers have begun to subject the 15-percent-scale model of the Quiet Supersonic Technology X-plane to slower wind speeds at Langley’s subsonic wind tunnel in order to collect data and evaluate the model’s performance in various flap configurations and during take-off and landing operations…
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In the News: Maj. Gen. David D. Thompson

“Our strategic competitors are actively threatening our space capabilities and we must be ready.” -@AFSpace, April 4, 2017 Space superiority, with little to no certainty, is a war-fighting domain–not because we want it to be but because our enemies are seeking to conquer, not come together…
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AirTronic Receives Grenade Launcher Orders From DLA, Int’l Defense Customers

AirTronic USA has received contracts from the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency and undisclosed international defense clients to supply 40-millimeter grenade launcher systems. The company said Thursday it will provide M203 grenade launcher barrels under a multiyear contract with DLA and grenade launcher systems under a pair of foreign contracts…
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Army to Test Apache Manned-Unmanned Teaming System

The U.S. Army plans to test and implement a new technology designed to help the service branch’s AH-64 Apache helicopter operators communicate with up to two unmanned aircraft systems, Defense News reported Sunday…
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VIDEO: Presenting the Financial Integrity Network

Presenting the Financial Integrity Network​: FIN delivers an array of strategic, advisory, and technical services to a diverse and select group of governments, financial institutions, and sectoral clients…
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