Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 12/06/2018

Lynn Dugle: Engility, SAIC Identify ‘Complementary’ Business Activities, Programs

Engility CEO Lynn Dugle has said the company has identified multiple areas of commonality with Science Applications International Corp., Politico reported Wednesday. She told the publication in an interview that both companies have invested in projects related to multi-constellation planning, data exploitation, analytics and mission management…
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Raytheon Hands Over LCS Anti-Submarine Warfare Transmitter Component to Navy

The U.S. Navy received on Friday the Raytheon-built array transmitter component of the Littoral Combat Ship Anti-Submarine Warfare Mission Package. The company handed over the Dual-mode Array Transmitter Mission System to the service branch after the completion of acceptance trials at the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute in Florida, Naval Sea Systems Command said Tuesday…
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Lockheed-GeoNorth-University of Alaska Team Gets NGA Arctic Surveillance Support Contract

A team composed of Lockheed Martin, GeoNorth Information Systems and the University of Alaska Fairbanks will support the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency‘s surveillance project in the Arctic region under a potential $15 contract…
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SRC to Provide Sustainment Support for Marine Corps Radars Under $93M Contract

SRC will sustain and upgrade AN/TPQ-49 radar systems under a potential five-year, $93M contract with U.S. Marine Corps. The company said Wednesday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract covers production of new AN/TPQ-49A radar systems, program management, live-fire testing, technical manual production, sustainment spares, field service representative support, equipment training and kit installation…
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Brad Smith: Microsoft Expanding Effort to Deliver Broadband to 3M Rural Residents

Brad Smith, president of Microsoft, has said the company plans to expand its Airband Initiative to give broadband access to 1M more rural residents from across the U.S. by July 2022. He wrote in a blog post published Monday that the company originally planned to bring internet to 2M people but early progress following the launch in 2017 allowed the initiative to increase its target to 3M residents…
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AT&T Completes One-Third of FirstNet Capacity Increase Effort; Randall Stephenson Comments

AT&T has finished one-third of its project to deploy a 700 MHz Band 14 spectrum to support the First Responder Network Authority, UrgentComm.com reported Wednesday. The company expects the effort to result in a 50 percent capacity increase for FirstNet by the end of 2019 ahead of a transition to a 5G network…
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CollabraLink Awarded HHS Financial Mgmt Automation Support Contract; Rahul Pandhi Quoted

CollabraLink Technologies will help the Department of Health and Human Services automate financial management operations under a multiyear contract. The company said Wednesday it will leverage its agile software development and human-centered design capabilities to help the HHS program service center’s business office streamline its budgetary activities…
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Symantec Launches AI-Based Cyber Defense Tool for Critical Infrastructure

Symantec has unveiled an artificial intelligence-based platform built to protect industrial control systems and other critical infrastructure from cyber attacks. The company said Wednesday its Industrial Control System Protection Neural is designed to screen USB devices to safeguard operational technology environments and internet of things-based devices from malware, zero-day attacks and other cyber threats…
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Charles River Analytics VP Talks Robotic Swarms for National Security Mission

Mike Farry, principal scientist and vice president for socio-cognitive systems at Charles River Analytics, has said drone swarm technology offers new research opportunities related to human-machine collaboration…
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Serco VP Karen Shields Receives FedHealthIT Award; Dave Dacquino Quoted

Karen Shields, vice president of health services at Serco‘s North American arm, has been selected for the FedHealthIT 100 list of prominent individuals in the federal health information technology industry…
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Collins Aerospace Plans New Manufacturing Hub in Florida

Collins Aerospace, the combined firm of Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Corp.‘s aerospace systems business, has proposed leasing a facility in North Jacksonville, Fla., to manufacture polyurethane-based components for military use, Jax Daily Record reported Wednesday…
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Srini Mirmira Promoted to Blue Ridge Networks President

Srini Mirmira, formerly senior vice president of cybersecurity solutions at Blue Ridge Networks, has been promoted to president of the Chantilly, Va.-based company. He will efforts to implement a corporate strategy, establish strategic partnerships across vertical markets and expand cybersecurity services in his new position, Blue Ridge said Wednesday…
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