Home / Anna Forrester (page 20)

Anna Forrester

Navy Launches Future USS Frank E. Petersen Jr. Destroyer Built by Ingalls Shipbuilding

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 19, 2018 — The U.S. Navy has launched the Huntington Ingalls Industries-built (NYSE: HII) Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer designated DDG 121 at the company’s shipyard in Mississippi, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Ingalls Shipbuilding hosted the launch and “translation” from dry dock to water of the future USS Frank E. …

Read More »

Raytheon Radar, UAS to Support Army Ground Troops Against Enemy Drones

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 19, 2018 — A Raytheon-built (NYSE: RTN) radar and unmanned aircraft system designed to detect and counter adversary drones will be utilized by the U.S. Army in its battlefield operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday its Coyote tube-launched UAS, which will be deployed before the end of 2018, …

Read More »

Red Hat OpenStack-Based ORockCloud Cleared Under FedRAMP; Paul Smith, David Egts Comment

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 19, 2018 — ORock Technologies‘ cloud offering built on Red Hat‘s (NYSE: RHT) OpenStack open source software platform has secured certification under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program for deployment with a Defense Department agency, ExecutiveBiz reported July 12. “The ORockCloud brings to market the …

Read More »

Lockheed Teams With Raytheon-Thales JV on NATO Missile Defense C2 Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 19, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has partnered with a joint venture between Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Thales to deliver command-and-control technology in support of NATO’s air and ballistic missile defense system, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. ThalesRaytheonSystems will serve as system integrator and work with Lockheed to …

Read More »

Kratos Eyes Upcoming NAVAIR Contract for Supply of 60 Subsonic Aerial Target Drones

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 18, 2018 — Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) anticipates an order for 60 BQM-177A unmanned subsonic aerial targets from Naval Air Systems Command for delivery between the second quarter of fiscal year 2020 and the second quarter of the following year, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday NAVAIR …

Read More »

Serco Inc. Gains Recognition as Supplier to Raytheon; Dave Dacquino Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 18, 2018 — Serco Inc. has received an award for its work as a supplier to Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) during their 15-year collaborative effort on antenna integration, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Premier Supplier Excellence Award serves to recognize Raytheon suppliers based on achievement in affordability, technical work, business management …

Read More »

AT&T Offers Agency IT Modernization Support Via $50B Alliant 2 Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 18, 2018 — AT&T (NYSE: T) will work to secure task orders under the General Services Administration‘s potential $50 billion Alliant 2 contract vehicle to provide information technology products and services to government customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. “Alliant 2 presents a key opportunity for federal agencies to …

Read More »

Lockheed Wraps Quality Tests on Satellite Fuel Tank With 3D-Printed Parts; Rick Ambrose Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 18, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has concluded quality tests on a titanium container that it built with 3D-printed parts to store fuel for the LM 2100 satellite bus as part of a multiyear development effort, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said July 11 it used the Electron Beam …

Read More »

BAE Systems Inc. Places $45M Investment for Operations Expansion in Alabama

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 18, 2018 — BAE Systems Inc. is moving to expand its operations in Huntsville, Ala., with a $45.5 million investment for new facilities and office space to house engineering development, laboratory work and defense technology production, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the investment will fund a …

Read More »

HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding Starts Maintenance Work on USS Gerald R. Ford

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 17, 2018 — A Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) shipyard will begin maintenance and repair work on the U.S. Navy‘s USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier over 12 months as part of its post-shakedown availability/selected restricted availability, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Naval Sea Systems Command said Sunday HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding …

Read More »