Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 10/10/2018

ECS to Help Update Air Mobility Command’s Transport Info System; George Wilson Quoted

ECS has secured a potential five-year, $51M contract to provide full life cycle support for an information technology platform that Air Mobility Command uses to track Defense Department cargo and passenger movements globally…
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Raytheon, Army Develop Excalibur Projectile Variant

Raytheon and the U.S. Army have updated a precision-guided projectile built to operate with multiple artillery systems and help warfighters engage targets in secluded locations. Excalibur Shaped Trajectory is designed to reach a multistory facility via the building side, a bunker situated on a mountain slope’s opposite side or adversarial assets located under an overpass, Raytheon said Tuesday…
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Accenture Federal Services’ Mary Legere Bestowed AFCEA Gold Medallion Army Cyber Award

Retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Mary Legere, a managing director at Accenture Federal Services, has received the Saint Isidore Army Cyber award from the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association in recognition of her initiative, leadership, insight and cyber intelligence skills…
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Army Concludes Qualification Test on Raytheon Missile Fuze

The U.S. Army has tested a fuze technology for an air defense system that Raytheon built to help warfighters counter threats such as adversarial unmanned aircraft systems. Raytheon said Tuesday its Stinger missile with proximity fuze was able to hit multiple targets 100 percent of the time during the qualification test held at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida…
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Mitre’s Samuel Visner Recognized for National Cybersecurity FFRDC Leadership

Samuel Visner, director at the National Cybersecurity Federally Funded Research and Development Center operated by Mitre, has been selected for an annual list of prominent executives in Washington’s technology industry…
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Raytheon Marks Surface-to-Surface Missile Development Milestone

Raytheon has reached a milestone in development of its long-range weapon system  offering for the U.S. Army‘s Precision Strike Missile program. The company said Tuesday its technicians worked with Army personnel and Marines to install a launch pod container on M142 HIMARS and M270 MLRS rocket launchers at Fort Sill in Oklahoma as part of the DeepStrike missile development effort…
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Cubic Transportation Systems, City Innovate Partner to Issue Startup in Residence Program Challenges

Cubic’s transportation systems business has partnered with City Innovate to present 80 challenges in a program that encourages public-private teaming to resolve various issues in local governments. Cubic said Tuesday 28 civic agencies will collaborate with startups to develop and assess products and services for the Startup in Residence program, which will run for two months…
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AECOM Named to 2019 Military Friendly Employers List; John Vollmer Quoted

Veteran-owned business VIQTORY has added AECOM to its list of top 100 military friendly employers for 2019 in recognition of the engineering services contractor’s efforts to hire and retain retired service personnel…
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CenturyLink Launches Cloud Connectivity Offering

CenturyLink has introduced an offering meant to help enterprise customers connect across hybrid cloud workloads through a portal or an application program interface integration method. The Cloud Connect Dynamic Connections service is intended to link CenturyLink’s fiber network of public and private data centers and on-net enterprise facilities to multiple cloud service providers, the company said Tuesday…
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Brig. Gen. Richard Coffman: Army to Issue RFP for New Combat Vehicle in January

Brig. Gen. Richard Coffman, director of the U.S. Army’s Next-Generation Combat Vehicle cross-functional team, said the service will begin accepting options for a new optionally manned combat vehicle in January, National Defense Magazine reported Tuesday…
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Army Demonstrates Northrop-Made Missile Defense Battle Command System

The U.S. Army demonstrated the performance and interoperability of Northrop Grumman‘s Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System over a recent one-month trial. The Army-led demonstration took place between May and June to test the IBCS’ voice and data communication functions with live and simulated IAMD assets, the company said Tuesday…
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