Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 10/12/2017

DXC to Merge US Public Sector Business With Vencore, KeyPoint; Mac Curtis to Lead Combined Firm

DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) has agreed to merge its U.S. public sector business with Vencore and KeyPoint Government Solutions to establish a “top five” independent, publicly traded contractor within the government information technology services sector…
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AECOM Vet Chris Bauer Joins Unisys as Federal Civilian Group VP; PV Puvvada Comments

Chris Bauer, formerly executive vice president and general manager of systems engineering and information solutions business at AECOM (NYSE: ACM), has joined Unisys (NYSE: UIS) as group VP for civilian agencies within the company’s federal subsidiary…
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Peraton to Help Sustain TSA Airport Security Equipment Under Potential $578M Contract; Stu Shea Comments

Peraton has won a potential five-year, $578 million contract to help sustain equipment the Transportation Security Administration uses to secure airports throughout the U.S. The company said Thursday it will provide logistics support services for security screening platforms used at airports nationwide and other TSA component facilities under the contract…
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Lockheed Launches Modernization Flight Test on Army Tactical Missile System

Lockheed Martin has performed a modernization flight test on the U.S. Army‘s tactical missile system at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico to evaluate the missile’s capacities. The company said Thursday the Army Tactical Missile System, which was launched using a soldier-manned High Mobility Artillery Rocket System launcher, flew nearly 87 miles and performed a proximity sensor height-of-burst detonation over a designated target environment…
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AT&T, FirstNet Unveil Developer Program for Public Safety Innovation

The First Responder Network Authority and AT&T have launched a developer program which aims to promote public safety-focused innovation and provide communications tools for first responders. AT&T said Wednesday that the program also aims to develop an application store wherein first responders can acquire products and services purpose-built for specific requirements…
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Aerojet Rocketdyne-Built Engines for NASA Space Launch System Now Ready for Integration

Aerojet Rocketdyne has developed four engines that will support NASA‘s maiden flight for the Space Launch System. The company said Wednesday that the RS-25 engines are now ready to be integrated on the SLS rocket’s core stage in preparation for the Exploration Mission-1 mission…
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Thierry Delaporte, Aiman Ezzat Appointed Capgemini COOs

Capgemini has named Thierry Delaporte and Aiman Ezzat as chief operating officers and executive corporate officers of the information technology and consulting firm. The France-based company said Thursday its ethics and governance committee recommended both appointments that are set to take effect Jan…
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Wesley Blankinship Joins SPA as Emerging Market, Advanced Tech VP; William Vantine Comments

Wesley Blankinship, formerly a senior vice president of Belcan‘s government services business, has joined Systems Planning and Analysis as vice president of emerging markets and advanced technologies at the Alexandria, Virginia-based contractor…
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Report: Army Interested in Airborne Laser Weapons

The U.S. Army looks to adopt high-energy laser technology for the service branch’s fixed-wing and rotocraft aircraft platforms, Flightglobal reported Wednesday. “It’s a capability we’re interested in,” Col…
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AECOM to Hire 1K+ Professionals for Federal Customer Support; John Vollmer Comments

AECOM plans to recruit more than 1,000 people to help the company’s management services business group support federal government customers worldwide. The company said Wednesday it seeks professionals to offer customer support in the areas of facility and base operations and management; intelligence, systems engineering, security services and solutions and military mission readiness…
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‘You’re the Cure’: Greater Washington Region Heart Walk, Chairperson Erich Sanchack Comments

  As time goes by, American lives are a developing heartache and a half; when it comes to surviving literal heartbreak, take notes from the American Heart Association’s number one approach to combating cardiovascular diseases and stroke: “Eat smart…
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GigaTrust Rolls Out Document Sharing Security Tool for DoD Suppliers

GigaTrust has launched a new document and email collaboration platform that works to help suppliers comply with the Defense Department’s security standards for email collaboration and file sharing activities…
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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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