Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 12/4/2017

NASA to Ship Webb Telescope to Northrop Facility for Spacecraft Tech Integration

NASA engineers have removed the James Webb Space Telescope from the space agency’s thermal vacuum testing platform installed at the Johnson Space Center following completion of a 100-day cryogenic test…
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Military Vet Mark Donaldson Joins Boeing Defense Australia as Strategic Adviser

Boeing‘s defense business in Australia has appointed Australian military veteran Mark Donaldson to serve as a strategic defense adviser. The company said Wednesday Donaldson will support Boeing Defense Australia‘s growth strategy in the areas of joint and land systems…
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Air Force Offers Industry Access to ISR Pod Technical Data

The U.S. Air Force has opened up its technical data package for a prototype multi-intelligence pod system to the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance industry as part of an effort to encourage developers to build compatible sensor platforms…
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Orbital ATK-Built Cygnus Spacecraft to Leave ISS, Conduct Secondary Missions

An Orbital ATK-built spacecraft is scheduled to depart the International Space Station on Wednesday after a cargo delivery effort to perform secondary missions. NASA said Friday Cygnus will be detached from ISS’ Unity module with the Canadarm2 robotic arm, then the vehicle will be maneuvered over the Harmony module to collect data that will support future rendezvous and docking operations involving the latter module…
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OGSystems Adds Former Novetta CEO Peter LaMontagne to Board of Directors

Peter LaMontagne, former CEO of analytics company Novetta, has been appointed to the board of directors at the Chantilly, Virginia-based geospatial and security technology provider OGSystems. OGSystems said Monday LaMontagne brings to his more than 17 years of national security and technology experience in the commercial and federal markets to the company…
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Army Eyes Urban Terrain Features for Next Generation Combat Vehicle

The U.S. Army wants its next generation of combat vehicles to address challenges associated with urban operations in anticipation of future battles in megacities. The Army said Thursday it projects that the number of megacities — urban areas with at least 25 million population — will double by 2035, the same year the service branch expects to receive its Next Generation Combat Vehicle platform…
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Marc Teerlink Appointed Global VP for SAP’s Digital Innovation System

Mark Teerlink, formerly chief business strategist of IBM‘s Watson business group, has joined SAP as global vice president of the software company’s digital innovation system SAP Leonardo…
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Arvizio Demos Enterprise Mixed Reality Training Platform

Arvizio has demonstrated its enterprise mixed reality platform during the I/ITSEC 2017 conference that took place in Orlando, Florida, last week. The MR Studio platform works to help trainees view, interact with and understand products and machinery without the need for physical objects, manuals and paperwork, Arvizio said Friday…
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Leidos Opens Tech Collaboration Facility in Canberra, Australia

Leidos has opened a new facility in the Australian capital city of Canberra in a move to provide space for the company’s employees, clients and partners to collaborate on technology research and development projects, ARN reported Friday…
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