Posts from ExecutiveBiz 4/30/18

2018 Wash100: Final Day to Vote!

The popular vote for the Wash100 continues for the last day!  The Executive Mosaic team would like to extend our sincerest thanks to those who have participated in the Wash100 popular vote. Your votes help to recognize the individuals who are expected to have the greatest impact on the GovCon marketplace in the coming year…
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Harris Wins Potential $130M Video Data Link Radio IDIQ

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has won a potential five-year, $130 million contract to develop, produce and sustain handheld video data link radios for the U.S. Air Force. Three offers were submitted to the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center for the indefinitely-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract through a competitive acquisition process, the Defense Department said Friday
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Leonardo DRS to Produce Sensor Tech for BAE-Developed Aircraft Missile Warning System

Leonardo DRS has been selected to provide sensors for an aircraft missile warning system BAE Systems is developing for the U.S. Army under a $97.9 million contract awarded in December. BAE will build the 2-Color Advanced Warning System to increase threat detection and protection capacities of Army rotary-wing aircraft through the Limited Interim Missile Warning System Quick Reaction Capability program, Leonardo DRS said Friday
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Ruben Pena Named Ensco Government Surface Transportation Director; Jeff Stevens Comments

Ruben Pena, a 25-year veteran of Transportation Technology Center Inc., has joined Ensco as director of the company’s government surface transportation business. Ensco said Friday Pena will oversee customer relations and help government clients implement transportation safety and security technology platforms…
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ULA Prepares Delta 4-Heavy Rocket for NASA Solar Probe’sJuly 31 Launch

A United Launch Alliance-built rocket is set to take off on July 31from a launch pad at Cape Canaveral in Florida to bring into space a NASA solar probe, Spaceflight Now reported Friday. The Delta 4-Heavy rocket will lift off in July to carry into space the agency’s Parker Solar Probe designed to collect data in order to help scientists predict solar storms by tracking the flow of energy and heat that speeds up the solar wind…
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CAE Expands Defense & Security Business Footprint With New Australia Office

CAE‘s defense and security unit has opened a new office in Canberra, Australia, and exhibited company-built simulation products during the inauguration ceremony. The company said Wednesday Christopher Pyne, Australian minister for defense industry, and Ian Bell, vice president and general manager of CAE’s operations in Asia-Pacific and the Middle East, attended the formal opening of the office located at Brindabella Park…
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Scientific Research Corp. to Engineer, Install Navy Carrier Under $92M IDIQ

Scientific Research Corp. has secured a potential $92.5 million contract to engineer, integrate and install command, control, communications, computers and intelligence systems on newly constructed aircraft carriers of the U…
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DARPA Seeks New Tools, Concepts to Secure DoD Space Systems, Satellites

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Tactical Technology Office has issued a request of information on cybersecurity tools and methods for the Defense Department’s national security space systems and low-Earth orbit satellite networks…
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Sonny Bhagowalia Named CBP IT Deputy Assistant Commissioner

Sonny Bhagowalia, former chief information officer of the Treasury Department, has joined the Customs and Border Protection as deputy assistant commissioner at the agency’s information technology office, Federal Times reported Saturday
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BAE Advances Battle Management Software Development Project With DARPA, AFRL

BAE Systems has teamed up with the Air Force Research Laboratory and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to further develop a software platform that works to facilitate communications between manned and unmanned aerial systems in contested environments, C4ISRNet reported Friday
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India OKs Potential $555M Procurement of NAG Missile System, Naval Guns

India’s defense acquisition council has approved capital acquisition proposals worth approximately $554.6 million. The Indian government said Friday the proposals include the procurement of the NAG missile system valued at approximately $78…
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Report: Finland Plans Multirole Fighter Aircraft Procurement

Finland is seeking a contractor to provide a replacement for the country’s F/A-18 Hornet aircraft slated for retirement beginning in 2025, Reuters reported Friday. The report said possible candidates to replace the current Finnish fighter aircraft include Boeing, Lockheed Martin and a consortium of Airbus, BAE Systems and Leonardo…
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VIDEO: Explosive Solutions | EOD Innovation

Marines work with Building Momentum to create solutions for the problems EOD techs face.
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