Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 02/28/2018

David Young: Level 3 Purchase Equips CenturyLink to Further Serve Federal Clients

David Young, regional vice president of strategic government at CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL), has said he believes the company’s purchase of Level 3 Communications provides CenturyLink an opportunity to provide integrated technology offerings for federal clients and manage current and new government contracts, FierceTelecom reported Tuesday…
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Report: Navy Tests Manned-Unmanned Teaming Through Northrop-Built Fire Scout UAS

The U.S. Navy is currently testing the joint operations of an unmanned aerial system with a manned aircraft using the Northrop Grumman-built MQ-8C Fire Scout UAS and the Sikorsky-made MH-60S Seahawk helicopter, National Defense reported Tuesday…
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Fortinet Unveils AI-Powered Threat Analysis & Detection Platform

Fortinet has introduced an artificial intelligence platform designed to automate analysis and detection of cyber threats. The cybersecurity company said Tuesday the FortiGuard AI threat intelligence tool was produced through a five-year effort of Fortinet’s research group, FortiGuard Labs, to develop automated threat analysis and detection…
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Iron Mountain Debuts Federal Records Storage Facility in Maryland; Michael Lewis Comments

Iron Mountain has opened a facility in Suitland, Maryland, that is built to store records for federal customers and comply with National Archives and Records Administration  standards. The company said Monday its new 125,000-square-foot federal records facility is close to Joint Base Andrews and has approximately 1…
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BWXT Awarded $492M Contract Options for Navy Nuclear Reactor Component Production

A BWX Technologies (NYSE: BWXT) subsidiary has received $492 million in contract options to produce components for the U.S. Navy‘s Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program. BWXT Nuclear Operations Group will primarily manufacture nuclear reactor systems for the Virginia-class attack submarines under the exercised options, the company said Monday…
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Jacobs Recognized for NASA Research Center Maintenance Program; Terry Hagen Comments

Jacobs Engineering Group has received the 2017 Best Reliability Program of the Year award from Uptime magazine for the company’s work on a maintenance system at NASA’s Langley Research Center…
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Accenture Unveils IT Modernization Hub in Columbus, Ohio

Accenture has opened an innovation hub in Columbus, Ohio, in a push to support customers in efforts to modernize their information technology systems. The company said Tuesday it established the facility to help clients keep pace with the digital economy through modernization as well as adoption of disruptive technology and IT delivery methods…
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Sikorsky, HABCO Industries Sign Helicopter Ground Support Equipment Distribution Pact

HABCO Industries has signed an exclusive distribution agreement to provide ground support equipment for military, commercial and government customers of Sikorsky-built helicopter platforms. Lockheed Martin, the parent company of Sikorsky, said Tuesday the deal also covers locally fabricated and commercial off-the-shelf products to support production and maintenance of operational helicopters…
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Rockwell Collins to Supply Updated Avionics for Coast Guard MH-65 Helicopters

Rockwell Collins has been chosen to supply new avionics to the U.S. Coast Guard for integration with the service branch’s fleet of Airbus-built MH-65 helicopters. The updated avionics will be integrated into MH-65 aircraft beginning late 2019 as part of an effort to extend the helicopters’ service life, Rockwell Collins said Tuesday…
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Kratos Subsidiary Provides Virtual Machine Software for Military Wideband Global Satcom

A Kratos Defense and Security Solutions subsidiary has produced a ground-based satellite communications architecture for military personnel to manage the Wideband Global SATCOM payload. The company said Tuesday Kratos RT Logic delivered virtual machine-based software to replace a legacy command-and-control technology for the Boeing-led Global SATCOM Configuration Control Element Evolution program…
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LifePort to Supply Helicopter Ballistic Protection Tech to Middle Eastern Customer

LifePort, a business unit of Lockheed Martin‘s Sikorsky subsidiary, has received a contract from a Middle Eastern customer to provide systems that work to protect Black Hawk helicopter crew and passengers against ground-based ballistic threats…
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Harris Orders Sypris Electronic Assemblies for US, Foreign Military Munition Dispensers

A Sypris Solutions subsidiary has secured multiple contracts from Harris to produce electronic assemblies for munition dispensing systems of U.S. and foreign military customers. Sypris Electronics will manufacture the munition dispenser electronics for military customers that include the U…
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VIDEO: Centcom Commander Testifies on Terrorism, Iran Before House Committee

Army Gen. Joseph L. Votel, commander of U.S. Central Command, testifies at the House Armed Services Committee hearing on terrorism and Iran, Feb. 27, 2018. https://www.dvidshub.net/video/586713…
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