Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 04/04/2018

Curtiss-Wright Wraps Up $212M Dresser-Rand Govt Business Acquisition

Curtiss-Wright (NYSE: CW) has closed its $212.5 million cash acquisition of the Dresser-Rand government business from Siemens in a move to expand aftermarket work with the U.S. Navy and footprint on the service’s nuclear ships…
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BAE Delivers Armored Multipurpose Vehicles to Army Under $383M EMD Contract

BAE Systems has delivered five variants of its Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle to the U.S. Army as part of a $383 million initial contract. The Army will test AMPVs the company produced under the engineering and manufacturing design provision of a potential $1…
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AWS Includes Government Contract Search Option in Partner Finder System

Amazon Web Services has added a search option for public sector contract vehicles to an online portal designed to help government customers search and connect with the company’s partner organizations…
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USACE Taps Jacobs to Support US AFRICOM’s Architecture, Engineering Activities

Jacobs Engineering Group will provide architectural and engineering consultancy services to the U.S. Africa Command under a five-year indefinite-delivery contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District…
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State Dept Seeks Industry Help for EHR ‘Analysis of Alternatives’

The State Department has issued a request for information on vendors that can help develop an “analysis of alternatives” for an upcoming electronic health record system procurement effort…
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AECOM Partners With IFS to Improve Supply Chain Management

AECOM announced Wednesday it will partner with IFS to strengthen its supply chain using the latter’s IFS Applications, a software suite for critical business processes such as supply chain management, predictive maintenance and digital transformation…
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DOE to Extend Hanford Site Tank Operations Contract With AECOM-Atkins JV

The Energy Department plans to extend a contract with a joint venture of AECOM and SNC-Lavalin‘s Atkins business unit to manage, treat and dispose nuclear waste at the department’s Hanford site…
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DoD, HackerOne Launch 5th Bug Bounty Challenge

The Defense Department and HackerOne have opened registration for hackers who want to participate in the Pentagon’s fifth bug bounty challenge. Participants of the fifth Hack the Pentagon event will work to identify vulnerabilities in an enterprise system that supports DoD’s global operations, HackerOne said Monday…
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Brazilian Air Force Picks Rockwell Collins for Avionics, Flight Support Contracts

Brazil’s air force has selected Rockwell Collins to deliver avionics systems and flight support services under two separate deals. Rockwell Collins said Tuesday it will supply its Pro Line 21 avionics suite to update the Brazilian air force’s fleet of Hawker 800XP aircraft and support the fleet’s compliance with upcoming airspace requirements…
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Executive Spotlight: An Interview With Tiffanny Gates, President & CEO, Novetta

ExcutiveBiz recently talked with Tiffany Gates, president and chief executive officer, about trends in data analytics and where she sees Novetta expanding in the future. “Our customers want to understand how emerging approaches such as deep learning can be applied to their problem sets, particularly in computer vision and object recognition…
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FAA Needs More UAS Service Suppliers for Automated Drone Authorization System

The Federal Aviation Administration looks to partner with additional service providers that can support the agency’s Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability. LAANC is designed to automate the process for managing applications of unmanned aircraft system operators who aim to fly their drones within controlled airspace, FAA said Tuesday…
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Sikorsky’s Colombia-Based Black Hawk Support Facilities to Serve Other Latin American Clients

Lockheed Martin‘s Sikorsky subsidiary has announced plans to offer depot-level maintenance and flight training services for Black Hawk customers in Latin America through facilities located in Colombia…
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GE Secures $92M Navy F/A-18 Engine Supply Contract Option

General Electric has received a one-year, $91.6 million contract modification to manufacture additional engines for the U.S. Navy‘s F/A-18 Hornet aircraft. The Navy exercised an option for GE to supply 24 lot 22 full-rate production F414-GE-400 engines to support aircraft construction and delivery efforts, the Defense Department said Tuesday…
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VIDEO: Quiet Supersonic X-Plane

Supersonic commercial travel is on the horizon. Lockheed Martin Skunk Works® has partnered with NASA for more than a decade to enable the next generation of commercial supersonic aircraft. http://lmt…
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