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Engility Secures Navy Contract Modification to Provide Engineering, Technical Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 28, 2017 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) will provide engineering and technical services in support of the U.S. Navy and the governments of Australia, Denmark, Japan, Norway, Saudi Arabia and Spain under a $30.7 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday the award calls for support …

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Jones Tallent: Merlin Eyes Opportunities in Commercial, Gov’t Healthcare Sector

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 27, 2017 — Jones Tallent, chief financial officer of Merlin International, has said the company is building on its work in the federal marketplace, particularly in the government healthcare sector, where it provides cybersecurity and information technology products and services. He told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published …

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Navy Taps Boeing Subsidiary for ScanEagle UAS Delivery to Afghanistan

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 27, 2017 — A Boeing (NYSE: BA) subsidiary will supply the government of Afghanistan with five additional ScanEagle unmanned aircraft systems under a $19.6 million order from the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday the award to Insitu also covers the delivery of spares and support equipment and deployment …

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BAE Develops Wireless Sensor Tool to Assess Bridging System Service Life

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 27, 2017 — BAE Systems has unveiled a wireless sensor system based on the Bluetooth technology that works to assess the operational condition of military bridging platforms and determine the need for maintenance work, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the sensing tool serves to monitor stress, strain …

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Raytheon Virtual SOC to Utilize Automated Cyber Incident Response Tool

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 27, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has partnered with CyberSponse to integrate the latter’s automated incident response and security orchestration technology into the defense company’s managed security services, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Raytheon said Tuesday its Virtual-Security Operations Center will utilize the CyberSponse platform in efforts to accelerate security operations and eliminate …

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Aili Kujawa: Johns Hopkins APL Continues Drive Toward Innovation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 26, 2017 — Aili Kujawa, director of human resources and services at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, has noted that the lab continues to pursue new investment and innovation opportunities while building on traditional capabilities. “At APL, innovation is who we are and why we were established,” …

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Kevin Leonard: Vectrus Sees Opportunities in ‘Smart’ Tech Deployment at Gov’t Facilities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 26, 2017 — Kevin Leonard, senior vice president of Vectrus‘ (NYSE: VEC) facility and logistics services business, has said “smart” forward operating bases could present an opportunity for the company in the area of logistics in line with the federal government’s cost saving goals. He told ExecutiveBiz in …

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Rick Lober: Hughes to Help DoD Study Interoperability for Wideband Satcom Architecture

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 26, 2017 — Hughes Network Systems will look into the interoperability of commercial satellite transports in efforts to build a wideband communications architecture for government under a contract from the Defense Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the Wideband Communications Architecture Study aims to help DoD …

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Microsoft Launches Media Analytics, Cognitive Services Tools in Azure Government

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 26, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has added a media analytics tool and artificial intelligence platform to the Azure Government cloud in support of government customer needs, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company introduced the Cognitive Services White Glove Program on July 17 and the Azure Media Analytics technology on …

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Fortinet Releases Cloud-Based Threat Intell Service in Push for Cyber Situational Awareness

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 26, 2017 — Fortinet (Nasdaq: FTNT) has unveiled the cloud-based FortiGuard threat intelligence platform that will work to support threat monitoring in efforts to boost cyber situational awareness at enterprises, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the FortiGuard Threat Intelligence Service is designed to utilize research from FortiGuard Labs in order to …

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