Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 12/05/2017

Aerospace Industries Association Unveils 2018 Board of Governors Members

The Aerospace Industries Association has named at least 20 executives from the government contracting sector to its board of governors for 2018. Thomas Kennedy, chairman and CEO of Raytheon, will succeed Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg as chairman of AIA, the trade group said Monday…
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CBO: Defense Base Budget to Hit $688B by 2027 Under Trump’s Military Spending Plan

The Congressional Budget Office has said the Trump administration’s goals to increase the U.S. military size, readiness and capabilities would result in a base budget of approximately $688 billion in 2018 dollars by 2027…
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CACI Gets ISO Info Security Mgmt Certification for Cyber Test Environment

CACI International has received an International Organization for Standardization certification for the company’s cybersecurity test environment platform. The company said Tuesday its Cyber Range secured the ISO 27001:2013 certification following an independent assessment that sought to evaluate whether the test environment complies with ISO’s information security practices and policies…
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Trump to Nominate Michael Griffin as DoD Research & Engineering Head

President Donald Trump plans to nominate Michael Griffin, former NASA administrator, as undersecretary of defense for research and engineering, Defense Systems reported Monday. The Defense Department created Griffin’s potential new position, along with the role of undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment, as a result of the reorganization of the department’s acquisition, technology and logistics organization…
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NASA Solicits Proposals for Deep Space Resource Production Tech

NASA wants proposals from potential industry partners that can help develop technologies for resource production and processing in deep space destinations such as the Moon and Mars. The space agency said Tuesday it aims to achieve Technology Readiness Level 5 or 6 for platforms that can extract and process oxygen, water and methane fuel in deep space locations through a technique called in-situ resource utilization (ISRU)…
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Senate Advances Kirstjen Nielsen’s Nomination for DHS Secretary Post

The Senate voted 59-33 Monday to support the nomination of Kirstjen Nielsen as the next Department of Homeland Security secretary, the Washington Examiner reported Monday. The upper chamber’s vote came three weeks after the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee approved Nielsen’s nomination and nearly two months after President Donald Trump selected her for the DHS post…
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ANSI Seeks Members for Group Supporting Drone Integration in US Airspace

The American National Standards Institute seeks participants for a recently launched collaborative effort that will support the integration of unmanned aircraft systems into the U.S. national airspace system…
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Tiag to Expand Cyber Support Team at Army Atlantic Regional Health Command

Reston, Virginia-based tiag has announced it will expand the company’s cyber team that provides support to the U.S. Army‘s Atlantic Regional Health Command in an effort to help defend the service branch’s medical network against security threats…
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IdeaScale Gets FedRAMP OK for Innovation Mgmt Platform

Ideascale has obtained Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program certification for a cloud-based software platform designed to help organizations collect innovation ideas from public and private communities…
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ICF to Continue CDC Cancer Surveillance System Maintenance Support

ICF International has secured a potential four-year, $9 million task order to help the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention maintain a system used to track cancer occurrence, treatment and outcomes nationwide…
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Lisa Colloredo: Boeing, SpaceX Work to Address NASA ‘LOC’ Safety Requirement for Crew Vehicles

Lisa Colloredo, deputy program manager for NASA’s commercial crew program, has said Boeing and SpaceX should be able to meet the agency’s safety requirements as they prepare to enter the flight testing phase for their commercial crew spacecraft over the next year, Space News reported Monday…
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Northrop Gets $58M Air Force Support Services Contract

Northrop Grumman has received a potential $58.2 million contract to provide sustainment, logistics, and site support services to the U.S. Air Force. The company perform work in San Diego, California and in Qatar through March 10, 2023, the Defense Department said Monday…
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VIDEO: 300 Protecting 300 Million

Meet the 300 protecting the 300 million, the 49th Missile Defense Battalion. Stationed at Fort Greely, Alaska, the 49th stands ready to protect the skies of the United States at all times.
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