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ENSCO’s Tom Burns Discusses Lessons Learned From His Military Career and Previous Leadership Roles

ENSCO’s Tom Burns Discusses Lessons Learned From His Military Career and Previous Leadership Roles

Thomas Burns recently spoke about his time in the U.S. Air Force and the business skills he acquired from his previous roles before joining ENSCO as president and CEO, the… Read more »

Ed Spitler: Airbus, Inmarsat to Continue Global Xpress Reseller Partnership

Ed Spitler: Airbus, Inmarsat to Continue Global Xpress Reseller Partnership

Airbus Defense and Space will offer its channel partners and customers in the U.S. government and military sectors access to Inmarsat‘s Global Xpress broadband satellite service under a new reseller agreement between… Read more »

Air Force Evaluates Raytheon Receiver in Jamming Environment

Air Force Evaluates Raytheon Receiver in Jamming Environment

The U.S. Air Force operated its military-code GPS signal in a jamming environment by using a Raytheon-designed receiver as the branch sought to test navigation and jamming levels. Raytheon’s Miniaturized Airborne GPS… Read more »

DoD Turns to Private Sector for Spectrum Mgmt Aid; Frederick Moorefield Comments

DoD Turns to Private Sector for Spectrum Mgmt Aid; Frederick Moorefield Comments

The Defense Department is seeking concepts from the private sector to manage electromagnetic spectrum usage with the goal of fulfilling bandwidth requirements of the military, SIGNAL Magazine reported July 1…. Read more »

Dave Schmitz: Cubic Aims to Help Italian Army Extend Training System Service Life

Dave Schmitz: Cubic Aims to Help Italian Army Extend Training System Service Life

Cubic Corp.’s defense systems segment has won contract worth at least $12 million contract to provide training and maintenance services for the Italian army. Cubic Defense Systems will work to develop… Read more »

Chris Reith: Exelis to Back UK’s Tactical Radio Transition Under General Dynamics Subcontract

Chris Reith: Exelis to Back UK’s Tactical Radio Transition Under General Dynamics Subcontract

General Dynamics‘ UK arm has awarded two five-year subcontracts to Exelis for engineering and logistics work on very high frequency, ultra high frequency and tactical radios for the British defense… Read more »

William Shelton: Air Force Working to Certify SpaceX as Launch Contractor

William Shelton: Air Force Working to Certify SpaceX as Launch Contractor

Air Force Gen. William Shelton has said the branch continues to move forward with efforts to certify SpaceX as a contractor to compete for satellite launch work, Reuters reported Wednesday. Andrea… Read more »

Marcus Collier: General Dynamics IT Wins $63M to Develop Healthcare Billing System

Marcus Collier: General Dynamics IT Wins $63M to Develop Healthcare Billing System

General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics, has won a $63 million contract to develop, implement and maintain a healthcare billing system for the service branches, the company… Read more »

MarketsandMarkets: Military Comms Market to Reach $30B in 2019

MarketsandMarkets: Military Comms Market to Reach $30B in 2019

MarketsandMarkets predicts the worldwide military communications market to grow from $18.46 billion in 2014 to $30.12 billion in 2019. The increase represents a compound annual growth rate of 7.2 percent, MarketsandMarkets said Monday…. Read more »

John Thomas on Investing in Leidos’ Organic Growth, Opportunities in its Core Markets & the Draw of Working With the Right People

John Thomas on Investing in Leidos’ Organic Growth, Opportunities in its Core Markets & the Draw of Working With the Right People

John Thomas joined Leidos as the Reston, Va.-based national security, health and engineering contractor’s chief strategic officer after Leidos’ 2013 separation from the legacy SAIC organization, where he most recently… Read more »

TCS Has Developed Flash-Based Storage for Military, Space Data; Mike Bristol Comments

TCS Has Developed Flash-Based Storage for Military, Space Data; Mike Bristol Comments

TeleCommunication Systems has introduced an 8-gigabit flash memory device for data storage in military, aerospace and medical platforms that operate in harsh environments. The hardware is built with single-level NAND… Read more »

John Stampfel: Eaton Built Microgrid Mgmt System to Help Military Store, Manage Fuel

John Stampfel: Eaton Built Microgrid Mgmt System to Help Military Store, Manage Fuel

Eaton Corp. has introduced a microgrid management system for military forward operating bases to convert individual power generators into a demand-based microgid. The Intelligent Mobile Power Distribution System is designed… Read more »

Lockheed Injects $80M into Florida Mission Systems, Training Unit

Lockheed Injects $80M into Florida Mission Systems, Training Unit

Lockheed Martin Corp. has invested $80 million in its mission systems and training unit in Central Florida, creating up to 200 jobs, Orlando Business Journal reported Wednesday. Megan Ribbens writes… Read more »

Angie Messer on the Role of Innovation at Booz Allen, Creating Value By Integrating Technologies, and Bringing a Diverse Background to the GovCon Market

Angie Messer on the Role of Innovation at Booz Allen, Creating Value By Integrating Technologies, and Bringing a Diverse Background to the GovCon Market

Booz Allen Hamilton Executive Vice President Angela “Angie” Messer leads the firm’s initiatives in emerging technologies and mission solutions within its Strategic Innovation Group. In that role, the former U.S…. Read more »

Andrew Russette: BAE Extends Govt Big Data Storage System to Commercial Market

Andrew Russette: BAE Extends Govt Big Data Storage System to Commercial Market

BAE Systems will offer a big data storage system originally developed for government and military agencies to commercial customers. TeraStar is built to store large amounts of data gathered from… Read more »

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