Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 10/30/2014

Mike Whitaker: FAA, Industry Form Working Group on ADS-B Avionics Integration

The Federal Aviation Administration and the aviation industry have created a working group to address potential barriers aircraft operators could face when they install automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast technology…
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Richard Montoni: MAXIMUS to Add Healthcare Workers for UK Benefits Assessment Contract

MAXIMUS‘ (NYSE: MMS) U.K. subsidiary has been selected for a potential five-year contract to assess individuals in the country that apply for disability benefits. The U.K.’s department for work and pensions will use MAXIMUS’ assessment results to determine an applicant’s eligibility to various health and disability benefits, the company announced Thursday
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OSD Seeks Participants in Tech Demo Program for UAS, WMD Defense

The Office of the Secretary of Defense is seeking potential partners from industry, academia and research and development organizations in government to demonstrate their ideas under the Thunderstorm Technology Demonstration Program for fiscal year 2015…
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Marillyn Hewson: Lockheed Makes Federal Health IT Play With Buy of Systems Made Simple

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has agreed to acquire Syracuse, New York-based health information technology services contractor Systems Made Simple for an undisclosed sum in a push to expand offerings in the federal health IT market…
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Iridium Records 7% Revenue Hike for 3Q 2014, Gov’t Services Sales Up 14%

Iridium Communications (NASDAQ: IRDM) has announced financial results for the third quarter of its 2014 fiscal year, which ended Sept. 30, 2014. Revenue for the McLean, Virginia-based satellite services contractor rose 7 percent to $107…
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ATK 2Q 2015 Revenue Jumps 11%, Aerospace and Defense Groups Record 3% Increases

ATK (NYSE: ATK) has announced the financial results for the second quarter of its 2015 fiscal year, which ended on Sept. 28, 2014. The Arlington, Virginia-based aerospace and defense contractor reported an 11-percent increase in revenue from the prior-year quarter, a 2…
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