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  1. 4 Companies Get Contract Modifications to Extend DARPA Tactical Tech Program Support

    09.20 / 08:57 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    Four companies have received a combined $13.5 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to extend support services for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s tactical technology office. Booz Allen Hamilton, ManTech International‘s SRS Technologies subsidiary, Centra Technology and Schafer will continue to provide technical, programmatic, financial and administrative support to TTO programs, the Defense Department said Tuesday. [&…
  2. Raytheon to Support Army Airborne Surveillance Sensor, Defense Systems

    09.20 / 08:57 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    The U.S. Army has awarded Raytheon a potential five-year, $48 million contract to perform support work on the military branch’s cooperative aviation surveillance sensor and man-portable air defense systems. Raytheon will support AN/UPR-3 CASS and Avenger/Stinger MANPADS along with AN/TPX-57(V)2, AN/TPX-58(V)1, AN/TPX-59 and ADI KIV-77 subassemblies, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The Army Contracting Command will determine funds [&…
  3. Lockheed Unveils New Satellite Bus Product Line; Rick Ambrose Comments

    09.20 / 06:03 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    Lockheed Martin has launched a new line of satellite buses at the Air Force Association-hosted Air, Space & Cyber Conference. The company said Tuesday its family of satellite buses consists of the LM 50, LM 400, LM 1000 and the LM 2100 series and will share at least 280 common components in an effort to…
  4. In the News: Gary Wang, Deputy CIO/G-6 for the U.S. Army

    09.19 / 20:47 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    As most industry professionals are aware, one of the major issues the Army is currently facing is how to most efficiently accelerate to a modern, secure and globally-available network, especially in the armed services, and how to capitalize on cloud-based infrastructure and all relevant processes. One man whose reputation preceeds himself in holding responsibilities for…
  5. AeroVironment Delivers Updated UAS Platforms to Help DoD Address RF Spectrum Requirements

    09.19 / 16:40 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    AeroVironment has supplied two Defense Department customers with company-built Raven and Puma AE unmanned aircraft systems that are compatible with M1/M2/M5 radio frequencies. The company said Tuesday it will also begin to offer M1/M2/M5-configured Wasp AE micro air vehicles in December then conduct deliveries in spring 2018. David Sharpin, vice president of AeroVironment’s tactical UAS business unit, […
  6. Kymeta to Develop Ka-Band CubeSat Antennas for NASA

    09.19 / 16:40 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    Kymeta‘s government solutions division has received a pair of NASA grants to produce Ka-band antennas for integration with CubeSats or other satellites designed to operate in low-Earth orbit. The company said Monday it aims to develop space-based antennas under NASA’s Small Business Innovation Research program as part of efforts to help address for very low size, weight and [&…
  7. Huntington Ingalls Turns Over USS Portland to US Navy

    09.19 / 15:17 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Ingalls Shipbuilding unit has turned over the 11th San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock of the U.S. Navy. USS Portland (LPD 29) was delivered during a ceremony wherein a DD 250 document was signed to formally transfer custody of the vessel to the service branch, HII said Monday. The Navy’s Board of Inspection and …
  8. Brian Krzanich: Intel Invests $1B in Startups to Help Drive AI Tech Development

    09.19 / 15:17 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    Intel has invested more than $1 billion in startup companies to support the development of artificial intelligence technologies. CEO Brian Krzanich wrote in an article published Monday that Intel has funded AI-focused companies such as Mighty AI, Data Robot and Lumiata through the firm’s capital business. Krzanich added Intel developed suite of AI products to help customers manage workloads. The […
  9. Air Force F-15C Fleet to Use Lockheed Martin-Built Infrared Search and Track System

    09.19 / 14:02 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    A Lockheed Martin-built infrared search and track system has been selected to support the U.S. Air Force‘s fleet of F-15C aircraft. The company said Tuesday that it will produce more than 130 Legion Pod systems which will be integrated on the service branch’s aircraft fleet. Legion Pod is equipped with Lockheed’s IRST21 infrared sensor and…
  10. GA-ASI Launches First Test Flight from New North Dakota-Based Test and Training Center

    09.19 / 13:09 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business has conducted the first test flight from its new Flight Test and Training Center in Grand Forks, North Dakota. GA-ASI deployed a Block 5 Predator B/MQ-9 remotely piloted aircraft which flew approximately 1,075 nautical miles in Class A civilian airspace, General Atomics said Monday. The Federal Aviation Administration granted a…
  11. Rockwell Collins Demos Comms Network for Satellite-Denied Environments

    09.19 / 13:09 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    Rockwell Collins has tested a high frequency network that the company currently develops for the U.S. Air Force to support communications in satellite-denied areas. The wideband HF communications system worked to transmit files of up to one megabyte over a 5,000-mile distance during the 30-day demonstration, Rockwell Collins said Monday. The technology is designed to support …
  12. Virtustream Seeks to Expand Cloud Footprint Through Iron Mountain Data Center

    09.14 / 17:00 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    Dell Technologies‘ Virtustream business will co-locate enterprise cloud services in a Northern Virgina-based Iron Mountain data center under an expanded partnership between the two companies. Virtustream selected the Northern Virginia-based facility based on its security, scalability and compliance with FISMA High, HIPAA, PCI-DSS Level 1, SOC 2 Type II, SOC 3 and ISO 27001 requirements, Iron Mountain […
  13. eGlobalTech Lands TSA IT Security Support Contract

    09.14 / 15:02 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    The Transportation Security Administration has awarded eGlobalTech a contract to help TSA’s information assurance and cybersecurity division secure information systems at the agency. The company said Wednesday it will also help update IAD’s risk management system, develop security policies and assess security controls in efforts to maintain the division’s compliance with the Federal Information Security Management Act. Sonya Jain, CEO and [R…
  14. HID Global Unveils Identity and Access Mgmt Platform for Govt Facility Visitors

    09.14 / 14:02 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    HID Global has released a standards-based identity and access management system which provides government facility visitors with a Personal Identity Verification-like secure credential. The company said Tuesday that its Crescendo temporary access card system was designed to help government agencies comply with a mandate to update physical access and digital identity security systems. Crescendo, a…
  15. Cyxtera’s Greg Touhill: Data ‘Overclassification’ Can Delay Govt Cyber Incident Response

    09.14 / 14:02 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    Greg Touhill, president of Cyxtera Technologies‘ federal group, has said that overclassifying information can slow down the federal government’s response to cybersecurity challenges, MeriTalk reported Wednesday. He told audience at the AFCEA Homeland Security Conference held Tuesday he believes data overclassification prevents the government from formulating strategies to mitigate security threats. The former federal chief information security […
  16. Leonardo-Led Group to Develop APS Prototype for UK Army Land Vehicles

    09.14 / 13:04 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    The U.K. government’s defense science and technology laboratory has selected Leonardo to lead a group of U.K.-based companies in the demonstration of an active protection system prototype for the British army’s land vehicles. Leonardo said Wednesday the team will demonstrate an operational APS prototype that will work to protect vehicles against live-fire weapons as part of …
  17. Fleet Readiness Center Southeast Inaugurates F-35 Targeting System Repair Facility

    09.14 / 13:04 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    Lockheed Martin and the U.S. Navy have opened a repair facility for the F-35 fighter aircraft’s electro-optical targeting system at the service branch’s Fleet Readiness Center Southeast in Jacksonville, Florida. The opening of F-35 EOTS depot culminates a seven-year collaboration of the Navy and Lockheed, FRCSE said Aug. 30. EOTS is designed to help fighter pilots conduct […
  18. SAIC to Extend Army Computer, Systems Support

    09.14 / 12:01 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    Science Applications International Corp. has received a one-year, $25.5 million contract modification from the U.S. Army to provide systems and computer resources support for the software engineering directorate of the service branch’s Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center. The Defense Department said Wednesday it expects SAIC to complete work under the modification by Sept. 11, […
  19. BAE Designs Augmented Reality Wearable Tech

    09.14 / 12:01 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    BAE Systems has demonstrated its concept of an augmented reality wearable display that would integrate advanced display, tracking and sensing technologies intended for military and commercial applications. AR glasses are designed to fit like normal glasses and feature free-space tracking tools that will work to help users view sensor video, guidance, targeting and mission data, BAE said Wednesday. [&…
  20. Lockheed, Elbit Systems Team Up to Pursue UK Navy EW Tech Modernization Program

    09.14 / 11:03 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    Lockheed Martin has partnered with Elbit Systems‘ U.K. arm to develop a technology offering for the British navy’s electronic warfare modernization program. Both companies signed a teaming agreement to pursue the Maritime Electronic Warfare Program that seeks to update EW systems on Royal Navy destroyers, frigates, amphibious assault ships and the service branch’s future submarines, said Wednesday. Paul Livingston, vice president of [̷…