Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 10/09/2018

CACI Gets $162M Army Mission Command Support Order; Ken Asbury Quoted

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has received a potential five-year, $162M task order to support a U.S. Army component responsible for delivering integrated mission command systems to the military branch and joint forces worldwide…
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Nlyte Software Gets FedRAMP Certification for Machine Learning Tool

Nlyte Software has received a Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program certification for its cognitive data center infrastructure management platform. Nlyte Machine Learning leverages the artificial intelligence capabilities of the IBM Watson IoT platform to help agencies meet the federal government’s security requirements and comply with the Data Center Optimization Initiative, Nlyte said Thursday…
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PAE ISR to Install UTC Payload Tech on ‘Resolute Eagle’ UAS; Beth Beach Quoted

PAE ISR has chosen United Technologies Corp.‘s aerospace systems business to build an optical and laser designation technology for the Resolute Eagle unmanned aerial system. UTC Aerospace Systems will equip the aircraft with an TASE400 LD payload intended to help operators recognize objects, transmit data and process videos on board, PAE ISR said Monday…
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Honeywell, Army Test Helmet-Mounted Vision System in Bradley Fighting Vehicle

The U.S. Army has partnered with Honeywell to test a prototype virtual window technology on board the service’s Bradley fighting vehicle platform. Honeywell developed the vision system that integrates augmented and virtual reality functions with a helmet-mounted display as part of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Ground X-Vehicle Technologies program, the company said Monday…
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Maria Lehman Returns to Parsons as VP, Business Dev’t Director for NY Region

Maria Lehman, former chief operating officer and interim executive director of the New York State Thruway Authority, has returned to Parsons as a vice president and director of business development. The 36-year industry veteran will support the company’s infrastructure group in business development and market growth efforts within the N…
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Kratos Awarded USAF Aerial Gunnery Training Extension

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions has received a task order from KBR‘s government services arm to continue providing simulated aerial gunnery training services to the U.S. Air Force for an additional year…
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Engility Selected to Provide Navy Support Services; Scott Whatmough Quoted

Engility has secured $25M in contracts to provide support services to U.S. Navy customers throughout the U.S. The company said Monday it will deliver systems engineering, cybersecurity, and research and development support to the Navy’s shore, afloat and expeditionary platforms…
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UTC Announces Ballistic Protection System for Chinook Cargo Loading Platform

A United Technologies Corp. business has introduced a new lightweight ballistic protection system built for use with the CH-47 Chinook helicopter’s cargo on/off loading system. UTC Aerospace Systems‘ new protection system is geared to help Chinook operators save up to 20 percent in weight for boosted fuel efficiency, the business unit said Monday…
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Raytheon-Rheinmetall Team to Offer Lynx for Army’s Next-Gen Combat Vehicle Program; Taylor Lawrence Quoted

Raytheon and Rheinmetall’s defense business have partnered to offer an optionally manned platform for the U.S. Army’s Next-Generation Combat Vehicle program. The industry team plans to propose the Lynx Infantry Fighting Vehicle for the service’s NGCV program that seeks to replace the Bradley combat vehicle, Raytheon said Monday…
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BAE Unveils Smart D2 Threat Interceptor System for Military Aircraft

BAE Systems has introduced a warning system designed to help aircrews counter existing and emerging threats to military aircraft. The company said Monday the Smart D2 system includes a two-way communication feature that allows airmen to access inventory data and apply expendable countermeasures such as multi-shot flares, active radio frequency decoys and kinetic interceptors in real time to thwart threats…
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Aerojet Rocketdyne Completes Tests for Hypersonic Ramjet/Scramjet Engine; Eileen Drake Quoted

Aerojet Rocketdyne has concluded a series of tests for a new dual-mode ramjet/scramjet engine in partnership with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, NASA and the U.S. Air Force. The company said Monday the DMRJ demonstrated its ability to power a vehicle from a dormant state to hypersonic flight regime of Mach 5 or higher when operated with a gas turbine engine in a turbine-based combined cycle propulsion system…
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