ExecutiveBiz 9/2/2014: Former GSA Official David McClure Joins Veris Group as Chief Strategist & more

Former GSA Official David McClure Joins Veris Group as Chief Strategist

Sep 02, 2014 12:53 pm

David McClure, formerly associate administrator for the U.S. General Services Administration‘s citizen services and innovative technologies office, has joined Veris Group as chief strategist at the cybersecurity firm…
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India Plans $2.5B Purchase of Boeing Chinook, Apache Helicopters

Sep 02, 2014 12:43 pm

India has approved a deal to purchase Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) Chinook and Apache helicopters for approximately .5 billion, Reuters reported Saturday. Nigam Prusty writes the purchase is part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s plan to bolster the nation’s military posture…
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Neil Albert: MCR Adds Financial Support Work With Transcom

Sep 02, 2014 11:35 am

MCR Federal has won a potential $49.9 million contract from the U.S. Transportation Command to provide financial services support for the command’s director for program analysis and financial management for nearly three years…
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David Nolte: Animated Dynamics to Study Cell Sample Behavior Under NSF Grant

Sep 02, 2014 10:09 am

Animated Dynamics has received $150,000 in grant funds from the National Science Foundation to build a microscope attachment scientists will use to study intercellular motion and dynamics. David Nolte, president of Animated Dynamics, and John Turek, executive vice president and CFO, jointly developed the technology to examine how cells interact with their environment, Purdue University said Thursday
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Analysts: Rising Terrorism Concerns to Reshape Future U.S. Defense Budget

Sep 02, 2014 08:03 am

Some analysts forecast that the current threat picture will prompt U.S. lawmakers to address defense spending issues when they return from their August recess, Defense News reported Sunday. John Bennett writes that President Barack Obama and top Pentagon officials have warned about threats posed by the Islamic State militant group to international security…
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