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General Dynamics Unveils Nano Mobile Encryption Device for Tactical Comms

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 2, 2018 — General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) mission systems division has introduced TACLANE-Nano, a mobile encryption technology designed to help military users secure their voice, data and video communications applications, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the platform works to facilitate communications during dismounted tactical forward deployment; …

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Alion Secures Spot on Potential $794M Navy UUV Development Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 19, 2018 — The U.S. Navy has awarded Alion Science and Technology a spot on a potential $794M contract to develop and support the service’s fleet of unmanned undersea vehicles, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The defense contractor said Wednesday it will deliver rapid prototype material related to the …

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BAE Systems Inc. Plans to Move HQ to Falls Church, Va.

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 10, 2018 — BAE Systems‘ U.S. division is planning to relocate to a new headquarters facility in Falls Church, Va., from its current main office in Arlington around mid-2020, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday it will move about 350 employees to the new leased …

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Army Taps Raytheon-Saab Team to Demo Guided Munition Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 9, 2018 — A team comprised of Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Saab will demonstrate a new guided munition platform for the man-portable, shoulder-launched Carl-Gustaf weapon system under a contract awarded by the U.S. Army, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Raytheon said Friday the team is planning to conduct test firings against …

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Engility Tapped for Air Force Data Exchange Gateway Software Sustainment

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 28, 2018 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) will help the U.S. Air Force maintain software for a tactical data exchange system used on aircraft under a $49.5M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The contract provides for software sustainment support to the Joint Range Extension/Joint Range Extension Tactical Equipment Package, which …

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BAE Systems Works on New Alabama Facility for Aircraft Systems Development

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 12, 2018 — BAE Systems has begun the development of its future facility in Huntsville, Ala., to house the production of aircraft survivability and precision munition systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Rocket City Now reported Monday the $45.5M project will result in an 83K-square-foot facility, which is expected to …

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In-Q-Tel, Contrast Security Partner to Counter Cyber Attacks on Gov’t Software Apps

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 10, 2018 — In-Q-Tel has entered into a strategic partnership with Contrast Security with the goal to help government clients protect software applications from cyber attacks with the use of innovative technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. IQT said Thursday it invested in the security technology provider as part of efforts …

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Potomac Officers Club to Host 2018 Healthcare Summit on Sept. 19

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 5, 2018 — The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — will be hosting the 2018 Healthcare Summit on Sept. 19 at the Ritz-Carlton in Tysons Corner. Jose Arrieta, of the Department of Health and Human Services, Joseph Ronzio, of the Department of Veterans …

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Boeing’s KC-46 Aerial Tanker Receives FAA Supplemental Type Certificate

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 6, 2018 — Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) KC-46 Pegasus aerial tanker program has received a supplemental type certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration to mark the completion of the agency’s airworthiness review of the aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the accreditation is the culmination of a series of ground, …

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Booz Allen to Support Military Health System’s Transition Into ‘High Reliability’ Organization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 28, 2018 — The Defense Health Agency has awarded Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) a $13.3M contract modification to provide integrated professional services to support the Military Health System‘s effort to obtain a “High Reliability Organization” status, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday Booz Allen will facilitate …

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