Anna Forrester

Peraton Picked for GMD Comms Equipment Operations & Maintenance Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 22, 2019 — Peraton will work to operate and maintain communications equipment for the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense system in support of the U.S. Army’s 59th Signal Battalion over five years under a $14.9M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the GMD Secure Communications Operations …

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American Systems, F5, Microsoft Roll Out Cloud Emergency Notification System for USAF

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 21, 2019 — American Systems, F5 Networks (Nasdaq: FFIV) and Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) teamed up to deliver a cloud-based system that will work to notify U.S. Air Force personnel about emergency situations, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. F5 said it received a referral from cloud provider Microsoft Azure …

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Iridium Certus Earns MSUA ‘Top Connected Platform’ Award; Matt Desch Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 21, 2019 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) received an award from the Mobile Satellite Users Association during the Satellite 2019 conference in recognition of the company’s Certus satellite communications service, ExecutiveBiz reported May 8. The organization named Iridium Certus the “Top Connected Platform” as part of …

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Raytheon Intros Common Ground Control Tech for Navy’s Unmanned Systems; Bob Busey Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 20, 2019 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has utilized open architecture and the Unmanned Aircraft System Control Segment standard to develop a technology that the U.S. Navy can use to operate several unmanned platforms even with the limited space for ground control stations on naval ships, ExecutiveBiz …

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Siemens, DOE, Other Partners to Build Energy Mgmt System for Autonomous, Resilient Ops

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 17, 2019 — Siemens‘ New Jersey-based central research and development unit will collaborate with the Department of Energy to develop a system that will work to manage distributed energy resources under a $6.4M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Ulrich Muenz and Sindhu Suresh of Siemens Corporate Technology, …

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Thales: Gov’t Digital Transformation Poses Risk as Data Protection Takes Backseat; Nick Jovanovic Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 17, 2019 — A Thales report on data threats states that less than a third of federal agencies utilize data encryption even as a majority run their sensitive data on blockchain, cloud, internet of things and other “digitally transformative” technology environments, ExecutiveBiz reported May 1. The …

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Red Hat Helps Lockheed Adopt Open Source, Agile to Update F-22 Aircraft; Paul Smith Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 16, 2019 — Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) collaborated with Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to utilize open source architecture, DevSecOps practices and an Agile methodology for the development and deployment of updates for the U.S. Air Force’s F-22 Raptor fleet, ExecutiveBiz reported May 7. The open source …

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ManTech Offers Portable Cloud Platform for Field Data Analytics; Srini Iyer, Kevin Phillips Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 16, 2019 — ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) unveiled a new portable “cloud in a box” technology earlier this month that is designed to enable warfighters to access, exchange and analyze intelligence in real time in support of tactical operations, ExecutiveBiz reported May 6. Srini Iyer, chief …

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Jacobs Supports MDA-Boeing Test of Ground-Based Midcourse Defense System; Steve Arnette Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 15, 2019 — Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) recently worked with the Missile Defense Agency, Boeing (NYSE: BA) and other companies to demonstrate an intercept of an intercontinental ballistic missile target performed by the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense system, ExecutiveBiz reported May 3. Jacobs, under the Integrated …

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SAIC’s Christopher Donaghey to Advise Directed-Energy Systems Developer Applied Energetics

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 15, 2019 — Christopher Donaghey, senior vice president for corporate development at Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC), joined the board of advisers at Applied Energetics, a manufacturer of directed-energy weapons, ExecutiveBiz reported May 3. Donaghey, a former corporate strategy executive at KeyW (Nasdaq: KEYW) and …

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