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Boeing Plans JV for Saudi Rotorcraft Support Center

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 28, 2015 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) plans to form a joint venture in Saudi Arabia to help establish a future rotorcraft support center in the Mideast kingdom, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said it signed an agreement to undertake the sustainment capabilities building project with Saudia …

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FEMA Chooses AT&T for Claims Center Comms System Updates

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 28, 2015 — The Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded AT&T (NYSE: T) a contract to provide contact center support as part of the agency’s communications modernization initiative, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. AT&T said it will subcontract Interactive Intelligence for the new work, which includes providing scalable and …

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Army Performs Ground Launch Test on Raytheon AIM-9X Block II Missile

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 27, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday on the U.S. Army holding a test-fire session of the AIM-9X Block II missile using a prototype IFPC ground launcher to evaluate the Raytheon-built (NYSE: RTN) projectile’s intercept-and-destroy capabilities. In the demonstration, the air-to-air missile locked onto, blocked and destroyed …

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Blue Coat CAS 1.3 Threat Detector to be Equipped with Cylance Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 27, 2015 — Blue Coat Systems will pack Cylance artificial intelligence technology to the latest version of its Content Analysis System enterprise network security offering, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Through the partnership, Blue Coat said it seeks to provide predictive analysis to increase CAS malware detection capabilities. …

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AECOM to Provide Navy Radar Systems Support Via SeaPort-e Task Order

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 27, 2015 — AECOM (NYSE: ACM) will provide technical support for the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division under a $45 million task order awarded through the SeaPort-e platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. AECOM said the contract includes a one-year base period and four option years, and …

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Ken Asbury: CACI Expands IR Tech Work with New Army S3 Task Order

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 26, 2015 — The U.S. Army has awarded CACI International (NYSE: CACI) a $28 million, 22-month task order to provide technical support for CERDEC under the Strategic Services Sourcing contract vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The work, which will also include engineering and program management assistance, will be …

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Lockheed Extends Orbital ATK Satellite Fuel Tanks Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 25, 2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has contracted Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) to supply propellant and pressurant tanks for the A2100 satellite system, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Orbital ATK said its space systems group will produce all A2100 flight sets, including hybrid composite liquid propellant tanks, …

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General Dynamics Awarded R&D Work to Develop IFV Prototype for Spain

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 25, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Monday on General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) being awarded a $99 million R&D contract to built a prototype for Spain’s infantry fighting vehicle program. The 8×8 IFV prototype will be based on the company’s Piranha Class 5 wheeled armored combat vehicle and manufactured …

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Edinburgh Chooses CGI in Digital Transformation Initiative

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 25, 2015 —The City of Edinburgh Council has contracted CGI (NYSE: GIB) to help modernize the Scottish capital’s information and communications technology services through 2022 for $292 million, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. CGI said the work includes building digital online services for citizens, providing bandwidth speed upgrades …

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HP’s Scott Gaydos Points to Shadow IT ‘Service-Delivery Benefits’

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 25, 2015 — Scott Gaydos, chief technologist for the U.S. public sector business at Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ), has urged information technology officers in government to examine how shadow IT could be turned into something beneficial for their organization, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. He indicated in a guest piece …

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