Tag Archives: National Defense Strategy

Tony Frazier on Maxar’s Use of Commercial Tech to Support National Security Missions

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Tony Frazier, executive vice president of global field operations at Maxar Technologies and a four-time Wash100 awardee, said the company uses commercial technology advancements to help the U.S. government manage national security operations and address various threats from near peer competitors, the ongoing global health crisis and extreme weather events.

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Leonardo DRS’ William Lynn: Stable Defense Spending Could Help Industry Focus on DoD’s Priorities

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Leonardo DRS CEO William Lynn told Government Matters in an interview posted Tuesday that one of the trends he sees in the defense sector is the Pentagon’s need for speed. He said the Department of Defense wants industry to deliver faster and companies should understand DoD’s priorities to know where to invest and meet the department’s requirements.

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Jerry DeMuro, Tom Arseneault: BAE’s US Arm Sees Opportunities in Two Businesses From Raytheon-UTC Merger

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Jerry DeMuro, CEO of BAE Systems’ U.S. subsidiary and a three-time Wash100 award winner, and Tom Arseneault, company president and chief operating officer and a 2020 Wash100 awardee, told C4ISRNET in an interview published Monday about the opportunities they see in the company’s proposed acquisition of two businesses from Raytheon and United Technologies Corp.

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Patrick Shanahan, Acting Defense Secretary, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for His Vision in Cybersecurity, Space Operations

Executive Mosaic is pleased to announce Patrick Shanahan, acting secretary at the Department of Defense, as an inductee into the 2019 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena — for his role in revising the department’s cybersecurity strategy and his vision of establishing a new agency for space operations.

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Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: National Defense Strategy, NDAA Key Drivers for Unified Satcom Architecture

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch of Inmarsat Government has said industry and military leaders have initiated several space-related measures in 2018 meant to establish a resilient, global and integrated satellite communication architecture. Those actions include the fiscal 2018 National Defense Authorization Act, National Defense Strategy and the Joint Space Operations Center’s transition to the Combined …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: DoD’s National Defense Strategy Calls for ‘Resilient’ Satcom, Space Tech Investments

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat Government, told C4ISRNET in an interview published Wednesday that the Defense Department’s National Defense Strategy highlights the need to build up space-based threat awareness and safeguard military and commercial space assets from adversaries. Cowen-Hirsch said the space sector should bolster …

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USAF Advances Textron, Sierra Nevada/Embraer Offerings to 2nd Light Attack Experimentation Phase

The U.S. Air Force has announced plans to further test non-developmental aircraft offerings from Textron Aviation and the Sierra Nevada–Embraer team through the second phase of the Light Attack Experiment program. The service branch said Friday it will continue to experiment with Textron’s AT-6 Wolverine as well as Sierra Nevada and Embraer’s A-29 Super Tucano at Davis-Monthan Air Force …

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Deltek’s Alex Rossino: DoD Seeks $2.4B Annual Budget for AI/Machine Learning, Other Tech Projects

A Deltek analysis of the Defense Department‘s proposed fiscal 2018 research, development and procurement budget indicates that DoD is seeking approximately $2.4 billion per year to fund programs that include artificial intelligence and machine learning systems through fiscal 2022. Alex Rossino, a principal research analyst at Deltek, wrote in a blog entry posted …

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