Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 04/17/2015

Raytheon Lands $2B Patriot Missile Sale; Daniel Crowley Comments

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a more than $2 billion contract to provide Patriot fire units, equipment and training services to an international customer. The company said Friday it booked the contract as a direct commercial sale during the second quarter of its 2015 fiscal year…
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Tony Smeraglinolo: Engility to Support USAID’s Agricultural Programs in Senegal

Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) will provide technical assistance services to the U.S. Agency for International Development for the Feed the Future program in Senegal under a four-year, $24 million contract…
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John Heller: State Dept Extends PAE Support for US Diplomatic Mission

PAE will continue to provide personnel for perform operations and maintenance work at U.S. embassies and consulates in Asia and Europe under a five-year, $48.3 million contract from the State Department…
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Navy Puts BAE-Made Coyote UAVs Through ‘Swarm’ Test

The U.S. Navy‘s Office of Naval Research has demonstrated a platform that works to launch multiple unmanned aerial vehicles on a swarm-based mission to deter adversaries. ONR said Tuesday the military branch tested the Low-Cost UAV Swarming Technology with BAE Systems-built Coyote drones during a recent demonstration…
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IBM Offers Threat Intell Database Via X-Force Exchange; Brendan Hannigan Comments

IBM has made its threat intelligence database available to customers and industry via the cloud-based IBM X-Force Exchange platform to drive information sharing and collaboration to mitigate potential cyber attacks…
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GAO Presents 66 Action Steps to Drive Gov’t Efficiency, Effectiveness

The Government Accountability Office‘s 2015 Annual Report on facilitating efficiency and effectiveness in government indicates 66 action steps that the White House or Congress can take to address 24 identified opportunity and improvement areas…
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