Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 10/11/2017

Jean Milbrandt Succeeds Mark Kontos as Mitre CFO

Jean Milbrandt, formerly director of business operations at Mitre, has been promoted to vice president and chief financial officer of the nonprofit corporation. Mitre said Tuesday Milbrandt succeeds the retiring Mark Kontos and aims to help maintain the company’s position as manager of federally funded research and development centers…
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Cubic Gets Additional Navy Game-Based Courseware Orders; Dave Buss Comments

The U.S. Navy has awarded Cubic‘s global defense segment four delivery orders worth $22 million combined to provide game-based training courseware for the military service’s Littoral Combat Ship program…
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Executive Spotlight: Interview with Ginger Wierzbanowski, VP of Intelligence Solutions at Northrop Grumman

“While the battle space is constantly changing, our focus remains dedicated to helping our customers achieve mission success. We are providing them the ability to operate in a trusted, digital environment that enables decision advantage…
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NCI, CrossChx Partner to Offer AI Tech to Government

Information technology and professional services provider NCI has partnered with artificial intelligence company CrossChx to offer the latter’s commercial AI tools to government customers. NCI said Tuesday it initiated seven pilot projects in August that uses CrossChx’s AI platform to create proof of concepts in areas such as fraud, waste and abuse, cybersecurity, machine-to-machine communication and patient care coordination…
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IBM, CSRA Vet Aslam Nawabzada Joins Sevatec as CTO

Aslam Nawabzada, formerly a partner and senior technology executive at CSRA (NYSE: CSRA), has joined Sevatec as chief technology officer of the Fairfax, Virginia-based technology services contractor…
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General Electric Evaluates Prototype for Army Improved Turbine Engine Program

General Electric‘s aviation operation unit has tested a turboshaft engine prototype built to aid the U.S. Army‘s Improved Turbine Engine Program. The company said Tuesday that the T901-GE-900 engine was tested throughout a six-month period to evaluate the system’s compliance with power requirements for the ITEP project and GE added that the engine surpassed ITEP performance requirements…
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Tripwire, NCCoE Collaborate on Data Integrity Guide Development

Tripwire has helped the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence to draft a cybersecurity practice guidance on data integrity. The draft guide, titled “NIST SP 1800-11, Data Integrity: Recovering from Ransomware and Other Destructive Events,” suggests methods for businesses to handle a data corruption incident within an information technology enterprise environment, Tripwire said Tuesday…
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The Potomac Officers Club Adds Jim Martin as a Panelist and MG (Ret.) Marty Whelan as Moderator for Space: Innovations, Programs & Policies Summit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 11, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has added Jim Martin to the list of Panelists and Major General (Ret.) Marty Whelan as the Moderator for the 2017 Space: Innovations, Programs and Policies Summit…
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Steve Morriss Named AECOM Design, Consulting Americas Region President

Steve Morriss, formerly president and chief executive of AECOM‘s (NYSE: ACM) Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa business operations, has been named president of the company’s design and consulting services group in the Americas…
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Orbital ATK’s Pat Nolan: High-Speed Weapon Investments Could Drive Rocket Engine Demand

Orbital ATK and other rocket-motor manufacturers plan to increase investments in advanced rocket engines as the Defense Department intends to make a $2 billion investment in hypersonic missiles, lasers and other high-speed weapons over the next five years, Space News reported Tuesday…
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Report: Ex-NASA Chief Michael Griffin Front-Runner for DoD Research, Engineering Chief Role

Michael Griffin, former NASA administrator, has come out as the most likely candidate for the role of defense undersecretary for research and engineering, sources told Defense News. Griffin led the space agency between 2005 and 2009, Defense News reported Monday…
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BAE Secures $60M Navy Contract for Additional Rocket Guidance Kits

BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary has received a $59.5 million contract from the U.S. Navy to supply guidance kits designed to transform unguided 2.75-inch rockets into laser-guided weapons. The company said Tuesday it will deliver its Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System guidance kits to meet the demand of U…
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VIDEO: Bluefin SandShark AUV Product Overview

A demonstration of the advanced capabilities of the Bluefin Sandshark, a micro Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) with the latest in navigation and sensor technology. General Dynamics builds and operates AUVs and related technologies for customers worldwide…
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