Posts from GovConWire for 02/05/2015

Dan Johnson, General Dynamics’ Info Systems-Tech Group EVP, Selected to Wash100 for IT Industry Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Dan Johnson, executive vice president of General Dynamics‘ information systems and technology group, as the newest inductee into the Wash100 — a group of influential leaders in the government contracting industry…
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John Hillen, GMU Professor, Selected to Wash100 for GovCon Thought Leadership

Executive Mosaic is glad to introduce John Hillen, an executive in residence and professor of practice at George Mason University’s school of business, as the newest inductee into the Wash100 — a group of influential leaders in the government contracting industry…
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Jim Myles: DynCorp Extends Support for California’s Aerial Firefighting Program

DynCorp International has received a one-year, $27.8 million contract extension to help the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection maintain aerial vehicles the agency uses when it responds to wildfires…
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Boeing to Upgrade US Air Force B-52 Bomber’s Comms System; Scot Oathout Comments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received an order to upgrade the communications systems for the U.S. Air Force’s B-52 Stratofortress bomber. The company will install the Combat Network Communications Technology kits in 10 B-52 bombers under the full rate production contract, Boeing said Wednesday
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DoD Nominee Ashton Carter Fields Questions from Senate Armed Services Committee

Ashton Carter, the White House’s nominee as defense secretary, emphasized that Congress needs to provide stable funding for military programs during his confirmation hearing Wednesday, the Associated Press reported Thursday
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February 4 Market Close: GovCon Index Records Flat Day, US Stocks React to ECB’s Greece Decision

The GovCon Index saw a relatively flat day of trading Wednesdaywith a nominal gain of 0.065 points — or 0.089 percent — to close at 72.726. Most U.S. stocks fell late in the trading day after the European Central Bank said it would suspend a waiver to let banks use the Greek government’s debt as collateral for loans, according to the Wall Street Journal…
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