Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 4/13/18

Huntington Ingalls to reactivate shipbuilding facilities on Pascagoula River east bank

Huntington Ingalls Industries has kicked off a project to reactive its shipbuilding facilities on the Pascagoula River’s east bank as the company aims to prepare for future naval ship construction and modernization programs…
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Nutanix reports growth in federal adoption of hypervisor platform in 2017

Nutanix has announced that 74 percent of federal agencies that procured the company’s Enterprise Cloud OS software stack adopted the AHV hypervisor platform in calendar year 2017. The company said Thursday its AHV hypervisor works to help organizations build up the functionality and visibility of their information technology infrastructure by eliminating the need to buy a separate virtualization platform…
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Boeing, HAL, Mahindra team up on bid for India’s fighter aircraft contract

Boeing has partnered with India-based Mahindra Defence Systems and Hindustan Aeronautics to offer the country’s air force the F/A-18 Super Hornet platform, Flightglobal reported Friday. The Chicago-based aerospace and defense company intends to propose a fighter aircraft production facility as part of its support to “Make in India” goals…
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Orbital ATK proposes NGL rocket for Air Force’s cost-share launch services contracts

Orbital ATK has proposed its Next Generation Launch system to the U.S. Air Force in a bid to win one of the Launch Services Agreements the service branch plans to award by summer, Spaceflight Now reported Thursday
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Lockheed gets $69M Navy contract modification for guided missile destroyer enhancement support

Lockheed Martin‘s rotary and mission systems business will help enhance the U.S. Navy‘s guided missile destroyers under a potential three-year, $68.5 million contract modification that runs through June 2021…
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BAE Systems launches modernization program for warship facility in Portsmouth

BAE Systems has launched a $14.3 million investment program to develop new technologies for the modernization of the company’s Maritime Integration and Support Centre (MISC) in Portsmouth, England…
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U.S. Navy to hold christening ceremony for Lockheed Martin-built future USS Indianapolis

The U.S. Navy will christen at a ceremony on Saturday a Freedom-variant littoral combat ship Lockheed Martin has built. The service branch said Thursday it will christen the future USS Indianapolis (LCS 17) at a ceremony that will feature former Senator Richard Lugar, R-Ind…
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Leidos taps Parsons for construction support for National Science Foundation Antarctic operations

Parsons will serve as general contractor for construction support services to help Leidos provide aid in the Antarctic operations of the National Science Foundation. Leidos selected Parsons through a competitive process to provide design, engineering and construction management services for the McMurdo Station refresh efforts, Parsons said Thursday
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Derco adds repair services to expanded exclusive partnership with Arkwin Industries

Lockheed Martin‘s Derco subsidiary will serve as an exclusive repair services provider for C-130 and F-16 aircraft components that Arkwin Industries produces. The contract supplements Derco’s exclusive distribution agreement and extends its partnership with Arkwin that commenced in 2017, Lockheed said Thursday
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Bell to supply Navy helicopter gearbox assemblies under DLA delivery order

Textron‘s Bell subsidiary has received a three-year, five-month delivery order worth up to $37.4 million from the Defense Logistics Agency for the supply of a helicopter gearbox. The company will provide main rotor gearbox assemblies for the U…
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Former CIA chief John Brennan named to SecureAuth + Core Security advisory board

John Brennan, former CIA director, has joined SecureAuth + Core Security as a member of the company’s advisory board. Brennan will leverage his more than 30 years of experience in both public and private sectors to offer advice on new market opportunities and product strategy for the company’s identity-based security automation platform, SecureAuth + Core Security said Thursday
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Lockheed’s F-35 completes final system devt & demonstration flight test

Lockheed Martin has announced the completion of the final flight test of the F-35 program’s system development and demonstration phase. The company and the military completed the final SDD test flight Wednesday by flying the U…
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CNO John Richardson wants ‘open competition’ for Navy cruiser replacement

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson has detailed a strategy for the U.S. Navy to procure its next surface combatant ship that will build on the service branch’s ongoing FFG(X) frigate program, Defense News reported Thursday
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