Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 09/29/2014

Lockheed-Built Orion Spacecraft Enters Final Integration Phase; Michael Hawes Comments

Sep 29, 2014 12:33 pm

Lockheed Martin and NASA have transferred the Orion spacecraft to the agency’s launch abort system facility at Kennedy Space Center. The company will integrate Orion with the launch abort system after Lockheed completes the ammonia, hydrazine and high pressure helium fueling of the spacecraft, the company said Monday
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General Dynamics Subsidiary to Help Navy Engineer Nuclear Submarines

Sep 29, 2014 11:36 am

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary has received a $311 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide planning yard, engineering and technical services for the branch’s fleet of nuclear submarines…
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GAO Records 1% Cloud Spending Increase at 7 Agencies

Sep 29, 2014 10:16 am

The Government Accountability Office has completed the review of the progress seven federal agencies have made to implement cloud computing and found a 1 percent overall increase in investments since 2012 at those agencies combined…
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Gen. Martin Dempsey: Syria Campaign to Challenge Defense Budget

Sep 29, 2014 10:11 am

The U.S.’ top uniformed military officer has said Defense Department could increasingly run into budget problems as it moves to help combat the Islamic State group, Breaking Defense reported Friday
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NASA Starts Commercial Resupply Services Program’s 2nd Round; William Gerstenmaier Comments

Sep 29, 2014 08:12 am

NASA has released a second request for proposals through its commercial space program for more companies to launch logistical and research payloads and help send supplies to the International Space Station…
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Raytheon, WB Electronics Team up for Polish Weapon System Competition

Sep 29, 2014 07:39 am

Raytheon and Poland-based technology firm WB Electronics have formed a team to pursue the Polish military’s air and missile defense system development contract. The companies seek to develop a combat simulation and training software for the Shield of Poland AMD competition, WB Electronics saidFriday
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