Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 01/03/2019

Parsons Elevates Thomas Topolski to EVP Post

Thomas Topolski, formerly senior vice president for rail and transit business development at Parsons, has been promoted to executive VP for infrastructure business development. Parsons said Wednesday Topolski will report directly to Chief Operating Officer Carey Smith and oversee proposal, capture and alternative project delivery efforts in his new position…
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ElectroCore to Distribute Cluster Headache Prevention Tool Under Federal Supply Contract

ElectroCore, a provider of bioelectronic medicine, has received a five-year contract to distribute a hand-held medical therapy product across the Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Defense, Bureau of Prisons, Indian Health Services and Public Health Services…
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Elbit’s U.S. Arm to Provide Component for Raytheon Targeting System; Raanan Horowitz Quoted

Raytheon has selected Elbit Systems‘ U.S.-based subsidiary to provide a laser component for the Multi-Spectral Targeting System, an electro-optical surveillance system designed for use with military aircraft systems…
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Navy OKs Key Management Infrastructure Task Order for Leidos

Sharon Pritchard, competition advocate at Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific, has confirmed the justification of a task order for Leidos under a multiple award contract for technical and cybersecurity services…
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Boeing’s Leanne Caret, Engility’s Lynn Dugle on Challenges Facing Women in Defense Industry

Women now hold senior leadership roles at top defense contractors and among them are Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing’s defense, space and security business, and Engility CEO Lynn Dugle, Politico reported Wednesday…
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FCC OKs Google Plan to Use Radar-Based Sensors for Control Applications

The Federal Communications Commission has given Google approval to operate radar-based motion sensors for device control applications, Reuters reported Wednesday. The sensors, known as Soli, are built with touchless hand gesture technology that allows users with speech or mobility disabilities to remotely control devices, the report noted…
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Cubic Acquires GRIDSMART for $87M, Expands Intelligent Traffic Management Offering

San Diego, Calif.-based Cubic Corporation announced its acquisition of GRIDSMART Technologies, Inc. on Wednesday for $87M in cash, subject to customary adjustments. In 2019, GRIDSMART anticipates $25M in sales and $8M of adjusted EBITDA…
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Air Force Plans Missile Technical Support IDIQ Award to Raytheon

The U.S. Air Force intends to award Raytheon a potential 10-year contract to provide technical support for the Advanced Medium Range Air to Air Missile system. Task orders will include software updates, software corrections, flight test support and analyses, user support, simulations, logistics, field support and design studies, according to a presolicitation notice posted Wednesday on FedBizOpps…
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HPM Awarded $152M DOE Occupational Medical Service Contract

HPM Corp. has won a potential seven-year, $152M contract from the Department of Energy to help manage the safety and health of workers at a former nuclear production complex in Washington state. DOE said Monday the Kennewick, Wash…
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Massachusetts Transit Agency Orders BAE-Made Hybrid Electric Propulsion Tech

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has selected BAE Systems to provide extended-range propulsion systems to power new hybrid electric buses in Boston. BAE said Wednesday it will supply 194 Series-ER systems in an effort to help MBTA address emission reduction and noise pollution goals for the city’s transit bus routes…
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NASA New Horizons Mission Releases Image of Farthest Explored Object

NASA‘s New Horizons exploration spacecraft, built by Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, has captured the image of the most distant space object explored in human history yet. The spacecraft, from a distance of 10…
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