Posts from GovCon Daily for 2/6/2015

Lt. Gen. Wendy Masiello, DCMA Director, Selected to Wash100 for Military Contracting Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Wendy Masiello, director of the Defense Contract Management Agency, as the newest inductee into the Wash100 — a group of influential leaders in the government contracting arena…
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Mike Janke, Silent Circle Co-Founder and Chair, Chosen to Wash100 for Mobile Security Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Mike Janke, co-founder and chairman of Silent Circle, as the newest inductee into the Wash 100 — a group of influential leaders in the government contracting industry…
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February 6 Market Close: Harris, Exelis Gains Lift GovCon Index to Record Close

The GovCon Index ended the trading week with a gain of 0.719 points — or 0.96 percent — to a new record of 74.186. Harris Corp.’s stock price jumped 9.63 percent after the military radio maker said it would buy defense technology contractor Exelis (NYSE: XLS) for approximately $4…
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Robin Portman on Booz Allen’s BD Org Retool and ‘Changing Paradigms’ in Federal Acquisition

Robin Portman oversees business development function at Booz Allen Hamilton in her role as an executive vice president for the consulting and contracting firm. She supports the firm’s work in the defense, security, civil and commercial sectors through leadership of a BD organization that seeks to understand and analyze market shifts for proposal development…
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Katrina McFarland Outlines Pentagon’s Tech Goals

Katrina McFarland, assistant defense secretary for acquisition, has outlined the Defense Department’s technology goals amid an environment of budget uncertainty for the Pentagon, DoD News reported Thursday…
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US Navy Postpones UCLASS Program Competition Until FY 2016; William Lescher Comments

The U.S. Navy has moved to complete a requirements review for the Unmanned Carrier-Launched Airborne Surveillance Strike program and postpone competition until fiscal 2016, Reuters reported Monday. Rear Adm…
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