Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 12/19/2017

Premier to Offer Health IT Products, Services Via GSA Contract Vehicle; Roshni Ghosh Comments

Premier has secured a position under the General Services Administration‘s Schedule 70 contract vehicle to offer health information technology products and services to U.S. government customers…
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HII’s Andy Green to Join PSC Board in January

Andy Green, president of technical solutions division at Huntington Ingalls Industries, has been elected to the Professional Services Council’s board of directors. Green is one of the 11 newly elected members who will serve three-year terms on the trade group’s board starting Jan…
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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Leads Panel on Integrated Satcom

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, led a panel discussion on integrated satellite communications strategies and platforms at this year’s DoD Commercial SATCOM Workshop…
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Boeing Delivers NextGen Battlespace Communications Platform for Australian Defence Force

Boeing‘s Australia-based defense business unit has delivered a next-generation battlespace communications platform to the Australian defence force. The Australian defence department said in a report published Tuesday the LAND 2072 Phase 2B project was built to offer data, video and voice services as well as help secure communications between the country’s deployed land units and headquarters…
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Indonesia Receives First Apache Attack Helicopter Under FMS Agreement With US

Indonesia has received its first Boeing-built AH-64E Apache Guardian attack helicopter as part of the country’s foreign military sales agreement with the U.S. government, Defense News reported Monday…
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Guest Spot: DSA’s R.J. Kolton on ‘Six Actions Mid-Tier Companies Can Take in 2018 to Achieve Long-Term Growth’

Written by: R.J. Kolton R.J. Kolton is Senior Vice President for Business Development for Data Systems Analysts, Inc., (DSA), a mid-tier employee-owned company. He oversees planning and implementation of the corporate growth strategy and business development operations…
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Bell Helicopter Launches First Flight of NextGen Tiltrotor Aircraft

Textron‘s Bell Helicopter subsidiary has conducted the first flight of a next-generation tiltrotor aircraft built to help U.S. military clients meet requirements for a vertical lift platform. Textron said Monday the V-280 Valor aircraft was designed to help users conduct various vertical lift missions previously infeasible using one aircraft as well as offer updated speed and range capacities for maneuver commanders…
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ACT I CEO Michael Niggel Elected to PSC Board

Michael Niggel, CEO of Advanced Concepts and Technologies International, has been appointed as a member of the Professional Services Council’s board of directors. PSC said Monday Niggel is one of 11 newly-elected members who will each serve a three-year term on the council’s board effective Jan…
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Report: Japan OKs Aegis Ashore Missile Defense System Procurement Plan

Japan has approved a proposal to purchase two land-based Aegis combat systems as part of the East Asian country’s effort to expand its ballistic missile defense capability in response to North Korea’s nuclear and missile threats, Reuters reported Tuesday…
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Yulista Lands Potential $264M NASA Aircraft Operations Support Contract

A Yulista Holding subsidiary has secured a potential three-year, $264 million contract to help NASA operate and maintain aircraft at multiple agency facilities. Yulista Tactical Services will provide aircraft maintenance and flight operations services as well as engineering and operational support for airframes, engines and support equipment, NASA said Tuesday…
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Lockheed to Supply Navy Integrated Common Processors Under $135M IDIQ

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential five-year, $135.5 million contract to provide integrated common processors to the maritime surveillance systems program office under the U.S. Navy‘s program executive office for submarines…
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President Trump Details National Security Strategy

President Donald Trump has unveiled a national security strategy that covers military power, homeland defense, trade policy, economic strength and border security, DoD News reported Monday. Trump said in a speech Monday the whole-of-government strategy seeks to advance national interests through four pillars and those include the need to protect U…
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VIDEO: Never a Dull Moment

PACIFIC OCEAN (Sept. 25-28, 2017) Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) are small surface combatant ships with specific, yet flexible, capabilities. The ships employ a system-of-systems approach through a series of modular mission packages, unmanned vehicles and an innovative hull design…
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