Tag Archives: General Electric

AT&T, Partners Work on Internet of Things-Based ‘Smart City’ Framework

AT&T has partnered with seven other technology companies to produce a smart-city development framework intended to help local government organizations to harness  Internet of Things platforms for management of their cities. Cisco, Deloitte, General Electric, IBM, Intel, Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies have agreed to support AT&T’s strategy to help create more …

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Boeing-GE-Flatirons Team to Pursue Denmark F-16 Replacement Work; Geoffrey Godet Comments

Boeing, Flatirons Solutions and General Electric have inked an agreement to pursue business opportunities related to Denmark’s plan to replace its F-16 aircraft fleet. Flatirons will integrate its CORENA suite software into the Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet to comply with the Danish fighter replacement program’s requirements, Flatirons said Wednesday. GE’s F414-GE-400 engine powers the …

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Raytheon Wraps Up Flight Tests of DARPA’s Close Air Support Tool; Tom Bussing Comments

Raytheon has concluded a series of flight tests of a close air support platform with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. The company demonstrated DARPA’s Persistent Close Air Support system on both A-10C Thunderbolt II and MV-22 Osprey aircraft, Raytheon said Sunday. Flight tests took place over three phases as part of an 18-month, $25.5 million …

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GE Unveils Dubai-Based Aviation Tech Support Hub; Jim Daily Comments

General Electric has opened a facility at an airport free zone in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to provide support services for customers of GE-built aircraft engines and other systems. GE said Monday it also established the Middle East Aviation Technology Center for data scientists, application developers and user-experience designers to help clients adopt the company’s Internet …

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WSJ: Boeing Chair Jim McNerney Eyes Reauthorization of U.S. Export-Import Bank

Boeing Chairman Jim McNerney believes that Congress will renew the mandate of the U.S. Export-Import Bank in order to support U.S. competitiveness within the global market, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Robbie Whelan writes that McNerney has pointed to lost business with potential overseas customers following the June 30 expiration of …

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Boeing, PGZ to Pursue Polish Military Modernization Work; Jeff Kohler Comments

Boeing and European defense group Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa have partnered to pursue business opportunities in the Polish Armed Forces’ technical modernization plan. Boeing and PGZ member companies will collaborate to maintain defense systems, combine Polish systems with Boeing technologies, integrate PGZ companies into Boeing’s supply chain, and conduct defense research …

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Deb Dunie, Thomas O’Toole Join Alliant Energy’s Board; Patricia Kampling Comments

Deborah “Deb” Dunie and Thomas O’Toole, formerly executives at CACI International and United Continental Holdings respectively, have joined the board and directors at Alliant Energy as directors. Alliant said July 27 Dunie will serve on the compensation and personnel committee and the safety, environmental, policy and operations committee. O’Toole will be part of …

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Boeing-Led AH-64E Apache Team Seeks Engagement With Polish Defense Industry

Boeing and its industry partners in the AH-64E Apache program are exploring business opportunities with the Polish Armaments Group as part of an initiative in support of Poland’s defense modernization program. The company said Thursday it is working with partners General Electric, Lockheed Martin, Longbow and Raytheon to engage with the consortium of Polish …

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Jeff DeMarrais to Join CA Tech as SVP, Chief Communications Officer

Jeff DeMarrais, formerly chief communications officer of General Electric‘s healthcare business, will serve as senior vice president and chief communications officer of CA Technologies beginning July 20. CA said Thursday DeMarrais will work from New York and report to Lauren Flaherty, the company’s chief marketing officer. “I look forward to having him at the …

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