Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 10/24/2014

Simon Szykman Joins Attain as Federal Services Division CTO; Manish Agarwal Comments

Simon Szykman, former chief information officer at the Commerce Department, has joined Attain LLC as chief technology officer of the company’s federal services division. Szykman will oversee Attain’s strategic corporate partnerships and go-to-market strategies, Attain said Friday
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Judy Marks: Siemens to Help Park Service Run DC Landmark Energy Program

Siemens (NYSE: SI) will install and operate energy conversion systems for the National Park Service to manage the power and water consumption of 13 parks and landmarks in the Washington metropolitan area…
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Report: DoD, Lockheed Forge $4B Deal on 8th F-35 Production Batch

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the U.S. Defense Department have struck a $4 billion agreement for the company to build 43 additional F-35 jets, Reuters reported Thursday. Andrea Shalal writes the agreement for the F-35 program’s eighth batch seeks to lower the fighter’s cost by as much as 3 percent and to provide F-35s for U…
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Robert Delorge: Raytheon Extends Work on FAA’s Dual Frequency System

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a $131 million contract to update the Federal Aviation Administration’s wide area augmentation system as the agency moves into a dual frequency system. WAAS serves as a satellite-based augmentation system for air traffic safety functions, Raytheon said Friday
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Research and Markets: Missile Defense Systems Market to Grow 5% Through 2024

Research and Markets has released a new report that predicts the global missile defense systems market could grow to $38.5 billion in value through 2024, up 4.93 percent from 2014. The report analyzes market size over the next decade, global industry values, market demand and industry challenges, Research and Markets said Wednesday
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Karen DeSalvo to Join HHS as Acting Health Assistant Secretary

Karen DeSalvo, director of the Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, will move to the Department of Health and Human Services as acting assistant secretary for health, FCW reported Thursday
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