Tag Archives: Titan

Raytheon, Palantir Secure Tech Maturation OTAs Under Army’s Tactical Ground System Modernization Program

U.S. Army photo

The U.S. Army has awarded a Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX) business unit and Palantir Technologies (NYSE: PLTR) separate other transaction agreements worth $17M combined to mature system design and software for the branch's expeditionary intelligence ground station modernization effort, Signal Magazine reported Monday.

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BAE Unit Wins Potential $238M Navy Contract for USS Wasp Drydocking, Maintenance

USS Wasp

A business unit of BAE Systems will drydock, maintain and modernize the USS Wasp amphibious assault ship for the U.S. Navy under a potential $237.7M contract. The company said Tuesday its Norfolk Ship Repair business in Virginia will commence work on the vessel's mechanical, tank and hull systems in February.

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Titan to Buy HII’s San Diego Shipyard; Andy Green Quoted

Titan Acquisition Holdings has agreed to acquire Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE: HII) San Diego shipyard for an undisclosed sum in a move to expand its ship repair capabilities to better meet the needs of the U.S. Navy, U.S. Army and other defense customers. The transaction will give HII a minority stake in Titan and is expected to close in the second quarter of 2020, subject to customary closing conditions.

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Paul Strasser Named Brillient President

Paul Strasser, former executive vice president for information management solutions group at Data Systems Analysts, has joined Reston, Va.-based information technology services contractor Brillient as president. He will oversee Brillient’s growth and expansion initiatives, client relationships and delivery operations, the company said Wednesday. “I look forward to working with this …

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DSA’s Paul Strasser Elected IAC Executive Vice Chair

The American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council has announced the election of Paul Strasser, executive vice president of information management solutions group at Data Systems Analysts, as executive vice chair of IAC, effective July 1. Strasser, who currently serves as vice chair for finance at IAC’s executive committee, will …

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James Blair Promoted to L3 VP, Treasurer

James Blair Jr., vice president of financial operations at L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL), has been promoted to vice president and treasurer at the New York City-based defense contractor. L3 said Thursday Blair succeeds Stephen Souza and and oversee the company’s global banking, foreign exchange, capital markets, rating agency relations, cash planning …

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Johns Hopkins APL Gets NASA Funding for Proposed Lander on Future Titan Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 27, 2017 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has secured a funding opportunity with NASA to mature its proposed Dragonfly dual-quadcopter vehicle in the aim to fulfill requirements under the New Frontiers program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The lab said Thursday the aerial vehicle will carry four science instruments and seek to facilitate scientific …

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Johns Hopkins APL Unveils Radioisotope-Powered Drone for Possible NASA Titan Exploration

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 25, 2017 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has introduced a conceptual radioisotope-powered autonomous dual-quadcopter as a possible platform to support a future NASA mission to explore Saturn’s largest moon, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. APL said Wednesday the Dragonfly concept features a Multi-Mission Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator that will work to power the …

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