Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 06/04/2015

Former Exelis CEO David Melcher Appointed AIA Chief Executive

David Melcher, formerly CEO of defense technology manufacturer Exelis (NYSE: XLS), will join the Aerospace Industries Association trade group as president and CEO on June 8, the AIA said Thursday. Melcher led McLean, Va…
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SRA Awarded 7-Year FERC IT Services Contract; Paul Nedzbala Comments

SRA International has been awarded a potential seven-year, $85 million contract to provide information technology support services to the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The company said Thursday it established a team and a strategy to help the energy-market regulator to manage the agency’s IT infrastructure…
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DARPA Taps Raytheon, Vencore Subsidiaries for IP Cyber Research Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) BBN Technologies subsidiary and Vencore‘s Applied Communication Sciences separate research contracts under the Edge-Directed Cyber Technologies for Reliable Mission program…
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Boeing to Repair Minuteman III Guidance Set for $466M

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $466.5 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to repair the guidance system of the Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile. The Defense Department saidWednesday Boeing will perform missile guidance repairs at a facility in Newark, Ohio, through June 2, 2021
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NASA to Fund 8 Supersonic Flight Research Projects

NASA has selected eight research projects that aim to address challenges to commercial supersonic travel such as sonic booms and emissions from supersonic aircraft. The research initiatives will involve academic institutions and companies and will get funding worth more than $2…
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GSA to Seek Input on Health IT, Cyber Special Item Numbers

The General Services Administration plans to include special item numbers for health information technology and cybersecurity offerings on the IT Schedule 70 acquisition vehicle, Federal Times reported Wednesday
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