Posts from GovCon Wire for 2/23/2015

Robert Work, Deputy Defense Secretary, Selected to Wash100 for Military Tech Strategy Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Robert Work, deputy defense secretary, as the newest inductee into the Wash100 — a group of influential leaders in the government contracting arena. Work received Senate confirmation to his current role in April 2014 and came from the Center for a New American Security, a Washington-based think tank where he served as CEO…
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Homeland Security Funding Set to Expire Friday; Jeh Johnson Comments

Lawmakers are facing a tight schedule to pass a $40 billion funding for the Department of Homeland Security in order to prevent a partial agency shutdown, USA Today reported Sunday. Erin Kelly and Susan Davis write DHS’ funding is set to expire on Friday unless Congress decides on President Barack Obama’s proposed immigration policy before the deadline…
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Report: GSA, NOAA Upcoming Solicitations Move Forward With Agency Acquisition Reform

The General Services Administration and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are due to solicit proposals in the summer that would move forward efforts to reform the government acquisition process, Federal News Radio reported Friday…
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DLA Awards SupplyCore, SAIC Spots on MRO Contract

The Defense Logistics Agency has selected Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) and SupplyCore to provide maintenance, repair and operations services under the Tailored Logistics Support Prime Vendor Program…
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February 23 Morning Report: GovCon Index Closes with Record 8th Day of Gains

The GovCon Index closed Friday at 70.937, a gain of 0.757 points (1.056%), for its eighth straight day of increase. Stocks at index company Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) jumped 3.53 percent after the Virginia-based shipbuilder recorded positive revenue for the 2014 fiscal year…
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Report: Australia Sends Airmen to US for Armed Drone Training

Australian defense officials said last week that Royal Australian Air Force personnel has begun training in the U.S. to operate armed unmanned aircraft, Reuters reported Sunday. Matt Siegel writes the announcement came just days after the U…
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Matthew Goodrich: FedRAMP’s Revamped Website to Offer Training for Cloud Security Authorization Process

The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program’s website is being updated to include training modules designed to educate agencies and vendors about the approval process for cloud offerings, Federal Times reported Thursday
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