Executive Moves

Lockheed Martin Launches Final GPS IIR-M Satellite

Lockheed Martin’s modernized U.S. Air Force Global Positioning System Block IIR (GPS IIR-M) satellite was successfully launched today from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta II rocket.  The satellite, designated GPS IIR-21(M), is the final of eight GPS IIR-M spacecraft built by Lockheed Martin Navigation …

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Intelligent Decisions Earns Principal Partner Status With Sun Microsystems

Global IT services provider Intelligent Decisions, Inc., has advanced from Associate-level to Principal-level status in the Sun Partner Advantage program through completing the necessary Sun certifications and meeting revenue requirements set by Sun.   As a Principal-level Sun partner, ID will have access to exclusive benefits and discounts that can be passed on …

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Wiki Latest Tool Enlisted in Cyber Security War

The National Cyber Security Center under the Department of Homeland Security has announced plans to utilize a wiki to communicate important information among federal agencies. The goal is for interested parties to utilize the wiki to share time sensitive information on threats, attacks, and responses. It will also serve as …

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Department of Veterans Affairs Honors Northrop Grumman Corp.

The Department of Veterans Affairs’ Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Service have recognized Northrop Grumman Corporation as this year’s VetSuccess Private Employer of the Year for their efforts in hiring veterans with disabilities. Most notably the company’s program, Operation IMPACT (Injured Military Pursuing Assisted Career Transition), that facilitates injured military veterans …

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$30 Million Contract Awarded to URS Group Inc.

A federal contract for $30 million was awarded to San Francisco based URS Group Inc., for architectural and engineering services. URS is a designer of aircraft hangars as well as various military facilities. In addition, the company also performs base realignment and closure programs. The contract will be executed at …

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Health IT to be Focus of $20 Billion NIH Contract

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is planning to prioritize health IT reforms as it beings the process of reviewing proposals for its Chief Information Officer – Solutions and Partners contract. This is the third of its kind, the first two expire in December 2010. The contract’s term is 10 …

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Lockheed Martin’s “Mission Maker” Initiatives: Cyber Weapons for Cyber Warriors

Military operations threatened by cyberassault will be aided by Lockheed Martin’s new information security tools: the “Mission Maker” initiatives.  Lockheed Martin’s “Mission Maker” initiatives embed cybersecurity into command and control, add cyber threat monitoring to situational awareness capabilities, and enhance information operations. These capabilities are designed to ensure essential communications …

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Lockheed Martin Successfully Tests Beam Control/Fire Control System for Airborne Missile Defense Laser

Lockheed Martin has announced that during a successful test,  the Beam Control/Fire Control system for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency’s Airborne Laser (ABL) focused and directed a laser beam to destroy a target missile called a Missile Alternative Range Target Instrumentation (MARTI).  The test was conducted August 10th aboard ABL’s modified …

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SGIS Wins $130 Million PM DCATS Engineering and Installation Support Contract

SGIS has won an Engineering and Installation Support contract from the US Army in support of Project Manager, Defense Communications & Army Transmission Systems (PM DCATS) valued at over $130 million.  Worksites will include Fort Bragg, NC and Fort Hood, TX, and others. SGIS will team with prime contractor Apptis on the contract, and …

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