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Lockheed Plans to Begin Cargo Aircraft Training Programs at Georgia Facility in September

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 13, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is anticipating its training facility in Marietta, Ga., for the C-130J Super Hercules military transport aircraft and its LM-100J commercial variant to receive clearance to begin operations by September, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Shephard Media reported Wednesday that the Hercules Training Center aims to …

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LinkedIn’s Deanna Grady: Talent Developers’ Role in Workforce Learning Could Advance Citizen Engagement

Deanna Grady, senior manager of federal, state and local government sales at LinkedIn Learning, has said government agencies should provide training opportunities to employees to help them develop new skills needed to facilitate citizen engagement efforts. Grady wrote that talent developers should play a key role in workforce planning initiatives …

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Chris Bauer Joins Valiant as SVP, COO of National Security & Mission Support Division

Chris Bauer, a more than 25-year government contracting industry veteran, has joined Valiant Integrated Services as a senior vice president and chief operating officer of the firm’s national security and mission support division. Bauer will lead the delivery of knowledge-based services such as intelligence analysis and language services as well as …

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Gene Colabatistto: CAE Continues Market Expansion Push to Naval, Land Training

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 29, 2018 — Gene Colabatistto, president of the defense and security group at CAE, has said the company will continue to explore the naval and land training markets over the next year as it expands beyond its established business in military aviation. He told ExecutiveBiz in an …

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CAE USA Lands Navy Contract for Pilot Training Instructors, Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 17, 2018 — CAE‘s U.S. business will provide instructors and support services for primary, intermediate and advanced ground-based U.S. Navy pilot training over a potential five-year period, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday CAE USA received a contract with the Chief of Naval Air Training to supply …

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Leidos to Provide Army Training System Content Under Potential $210M Contract

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has secured a potential five-year, $210 million contract from the U.S. Army to develop content for simulated training systems. The company said Monday it will provide Synthetic Environment Core databases that can support the service branch’s training, simulation and mission command systems. SE Core contains three-dimensional and two-dimensional terrain …

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Cubic, Partner to Deliver Trainer Systems for Air National Guard; Dave Buss Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 11, 2018 — A team comprised of Cubic‘s (NYSE: CUB) global defense business and Federal Resources has secured an estimated $6 million contract to supply training systems to the Air National Guard, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Cubic said Monday it will deploy 95 PRISim Suite PortableTrainer systems with customization software …

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Kratos Expands Florida Hub for Military Training & Simulation Programs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 8, 2018 — Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) has unveiled an expansion to its facility in Florida for training and simulation programs in support of the Defense Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the campus in Orlando has added 50,000 square feet of …

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Cubic Exhibits Training Tools at SOFEX Conference in Jordan; Dave Buss Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 7, 2018 — A Cubic (NYSE: CUB) business unit has set up an exhibit of technologies at this week’s Special Operations Forces Exhibition and Conference in Jordan through May 10, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday Cubic Global Defense will feature its P5 Tactical Combat Training System, …

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Kratos Supplies Simulators for AF Global Strike Command’s Aerial Gunnery Training

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 3, 2018 — Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) has provided its aerial gunnery simulator technology through a contract with KBR‘s (NYSE: KBR) government services business to help the Air Force Global Strike Command train special mission aviators, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. KBRwyle tapped Kratos to deliver …

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