Tag Archives: Command

Elizabeth Mashakas Appointed SVP of Talent Acquisition for BlueHalo; CEO Jonathan Moneymaker Quoted

Elizabeth Mashakas

BlueHalo announced on Wednesday that the company has named Elizabeth Mashakas, as senior vice president of Talent Acquisition, effective immediately. Mashakas will report directly to Ray Khuo, executive vice president of Human Capital. Mashakas comes to BlueHalo with over 30 years of experience in Talent Acquisition across various industry-leading companies and has a proven track record of impact.

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DISA-STRATCOM Field Office Shuts Down Legacy Information Facility for New System

DISA

The Defense Information Systems Agency's (DISA) field office with U.S. Strategic Command has closed down the core of a legacy military network to give way to a new command and control facility. The Defense Information Systems Network's final core device shut down on Dec. 21 to be succeeded by a new C2 system with modern telecommunications technology.

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U.S. Army Seeking New Waveform Technologies to Reduce Adversary Interference; Dan Duvak Quoted

Waveform Technologies

The U.S. Army continues to develop future capabilities for the service branch’s tactical network team, which includes featuring new waveform technologies in future deliveries of its tools to reduce adversaries’ chances of interfering with communications and improving their capabilities. “They’re like laser beams being pointed from your router to each user,” Duvak said.

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US Navy Awards BAE Systems Two Contracts to Support CANES; Mark Keeler Quoted

Mark Keeler

BAE Systems has been awarded two task orders, with a total value of more than $30 million, to produce and integrate a mission-critical information warfare platform for U.S Navy vessels. The U.S Navy issued the task orders for Consolidated Afloat Network Enterprise Services (CANES) for two Arleigh Burke class destroyers and two Blue Ridge class command ships.

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Akima Names Jean-Francois Blanc CGO; Bill Monet Quoted

Jean-Francois Blanc

Akima has appointed Jean-Francois Blanc as chief growth officer (CGO) to lead the company’s corporate development efforts, grow revenue and expand market share. Blanc will report to Akima president and CEO, Bill Monet. “Jean-Francois is a hands-on leader with experience winning large contracts in both the Department of Defense and civilian agencies,” said Monet. 

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Intelsat General Communications Enters into CRADA with CCDC to Advance C5ISR; Skot Butler Quoted

Intelsat

Intelsat General Communications (IGC), subsidiary of Intelsat, has entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) for Satellite Communications Terminals, Technologies and Constellations Interoperability with the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC), the company reported on Tuesday

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USACE Selects Jacobs to Design Air Operations, Intelligence Center for KAOIC; Bob Pragada, Lt. Gen. Ken Wilsbach Quoted

Jacobs has been selected by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to provide architecture and engineering design for the Korea Air Operations and Intelligence Center (KAOIC), the company announced on Wednesday.

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Heidi Shyu: Army Eyes Long-Range Surface-to-Surface Missiles, Patriot System Updates

  The U.S. Army‘s top acquisition official has said the service branch considers surface-to-surface, long-range missile development a high priority investment in order to “operate in a much more contested environment,” Breaking Defense reported Wednesday. “Long-range precision fires is something the Pacific Command has indicated they really need to have,” Heidi …

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