Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 02/23/2018

Reports: UTC, Rockwell Collins Pick Florida for ‘Collins Aerospace’ Exec Office

Rockwell Collins has released a proposed organizational structure for a new entity that would be formed once United Technologies Corp. completes its acquisition of the Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based avionics contractor, The Gazette reported Thursday…
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Intell Community Vet Stephanie O’Sullivan Joins Peraton Advisory Board; Stu Shea Comments

Stephanie O’Sullivan, former principal deputy director at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, has joined the advisory board of Herndon, Virginia-based communications and technology services contractor Peraton…
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Report: US Aerospace Firms Eye Rocket Launches From Brazil

U.S. aerospace companies have shown interest in launching rockets from Brazil during a visit to the country’s Alcantara military base in December, Reuters reported Friday. Representatives from Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Microcosm, SpaceX and Vector Space Systems participated in the trip that was organized by Rubens Barbosa, a former Brazilian ambassador to U…
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Carahsoft to Sell ASG Technologies’ Data Intelligence, Content Mgmt Platforms to Govt Customers

ASG Technologies and Carahsoft Technology have entered a partnership that authorizes the latter to offer ASG’s enterprise data intelligence and content management platforms to government customers…
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Textron’s Bell Helicopter Subsidiary Renamed as ‘Bell’

Textron‘s Bell Helicopter subsidiary has changed its name to “Bell” and adopted a new logo to reflect the company’s focus on innovation and customer experience. Bell said Thursday it collaborated with brand and design consultancy FutureBrand to complete the rebranding, which will be carried out over the next year…
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Jason Aiken: General Dynamics Seeks to Compete in ‘Consolidating’ Govt IT Services Market Via CSRA Buy

Jason Aiken, chief financial officer of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has said the move to acquire CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) will help the Falls Church, Virginia-based aerospace and defense contractor compete in the government information technology services market, Inside Defense reported Wednesday…
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Lockheed Martin, Fincantieri Lay Keel on USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul

Lockheed Martin and Fincantieri have performed the keel-laying for the USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul littoral combat ship at latter company’s Marinette Marine site in Wisconsin. The companies are currently conducting the Freedom-class LCS’ full-rate production, having delivered five of them to the U…
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Lisa Gordon-Hagerty Takes Oath as DOE Nuclear Security Undersecretary & NNSA Administrator

Lisa Gordon-Hagerty, former president of security consulting firm Tier Tech International, has taken her oath as the Department of Energy‘s undersecretary for nuclear security and administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration…
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Michael Davenport: Booz Allen to Help Integrate Army Resources Under $78M Award

Booz Allen Hamilton has received a potential $78 million contract to provide  engineering, administrative and business services to the U.S. Army‘s System of Systems Engineering and Integration Directorate…
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DARPA Picks 2 Firms, 2 Universities to Develop Pandemic Response Tools

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded contracts to two companies and two universities to develop tools that can help stop the spread of infectious diseases within 60 days. MedImmune, Abcellera Biologics, Duke University and Vanderbilt University will create technologies for the Pandemic Prevention Platform designed to analyze viruses for antibody discovery and assess candidate therapeutic products, DARPA said Thursday…
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Alion to Provide Navy Communications, Media Support Under IDIQ Contract

Alion Science and Technology has secured a spot on a potential five-year, $34 million multiple-award contract to support the U.S. Navy‘s communications function. The company said Thursday it aims to provide global communications and media support services to the Chief of Naval Information Command through the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract…
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White House Economic Council Calls for Public-Private Collaboration to Address Cyber Threats

The White House Council of Economic Advisers has called on public and commercial sectors to advance collaboration to address cybersecurity risks. The council said Wednesday the private sector has initiated efforts to prevent cyber threats through IT system security efforts and development of platforms that work to facilitate cyber vulnerability threat sharing…
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MEI Wins Air Force Launch System Certification Support Order

Millennium Engineering and Integration has won a one-year, $9.9 million task order to support the U.S. Air Force‘s certification process for two proposed launch vehicles. MEI will provide systems engineering and integration services as the government evaluates United Launch Alliance‘s Vulcan rocket and Orbital ATK‘s Next Generation Launcher system, the Defense Department said Thursday…
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VIDEO: Kennedy Aircraft Carrier 70% Structurally Complete

Newport News Shipbuilding recently lifted the forward section of the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) into place. The 806-metric ton superlift consisted of 17 individual units and signified 70 percent structural completion for CVN 79…
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