Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 07/28/2015

Marillyn Hewson: Lockheed to Keep Gov’t Cyber Business

Lockheed Martin will retain its government cybersecurity business as the company looks to potential separate many of its information technology and technical services segments, CEO Marillyn Hewson told Defense News in an interview posted Monday
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TASC Awarded Potential $200M USAF GPS Support Contract; Tony Smeraglinolo Comments

Engility’s (NYSE: EGL) TASC subsidiary will provide systems engineering and integration services to the U.S. Air Force ‘s GPS directorate under a new potential six-and-a-half year, $200 million contract…
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Ret. AF Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger Named to AECOM Board; Michael Burke Comments

Janet Wolfenbarger, former commander of the U.S. Air Force Materiel Command and a retired four-star general, has been appointed to the board of directors at AECOM (NYSE: ACM) in a move that officially takes effect Saturday
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OPM Reinstates Online Background Check System; Sam Schumach Comments

The Office of Personnel Management has resumed operations of its online system used to carry out background checks on federal personnel after it was offline for almost a month due to the series of data breaches on OPM in June, the National Journal reportedThursday
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BlackBerry Obtains DoD Approval for Public Key Infrastructure; David Kleidermacher Comments

BlackBerry Ltd. has received a new Defense Department approval to deploy the company’s mobile device public key infrastructure credentials throughout the department. DoD personnel will use the BlackBerry OS and BlackBerry 10 smartphones to access and share data without the use of common access card tools for security, BlackBerry saidThursday
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Lt. Gen. Jon Davis: Marine Corps Moves Closer to F-35 Aircraft Deployment

The U.S. Marine Corps has moved closer to the initial operating capability status for its fleet of Lockheed Martin-built F-35 fighters, Reuters reported Monday. Andrea Shalal writes Lt. Gen. Jon Davis, deputy commandant for aviation at the Marine Corps, told reporters the military branch’s F-35s met combat readiness requirements during a review and that USMC Commandant Gen…
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