Posts from GovConWire for 08/20/2015

Roger Krone: Leidos to Help Modernize DoD’s Health Record System for $4.3B

Leidos will lead a health information technology consortium to build, integrate and deploy a commercial electronic medical records platform for the U.S. Defense Department under a potential $4.3 billion contract…
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Robert Fleming Appointed Northrop Division Cyber, Unattended Systems and Strategy VP

Robert Fleming

Robert Fleming, a 10-year veteran of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has been named vice president for cyber, unattended systems and division strategy at the company’s advanced land and self-protection systems division…

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GAO: FAA Lines Up Plans, Regulations, Research Areas for UAS Integration

The Government Accountability Office has outlined the developments in the Federal Aviation Administration‘s efforts to integrate unmanned aircraft systems into national airspace and manage the six test sites for UAS research…
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James Trainor Appointed as FBI Cyber Division Assistant Director

James Trainor Jr., formerly deputy assistant director of the FBI’s cyber operations branch, has been appointed as assistant director of the agency’s cyber division in its Washington headquarters. Trainor joined the FBI in July 1996 as a special agent and was assigned to the agency’s Chicago division after he completed training at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia, the FBI saidWednesday
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Ben Bernanke: Short-Term Budget Cuts a ‘Mismatch’ to Long-Term Debt, Deficit

Ben Bernanke, former Federal Reserve board chairman and a current fellow at the Brookings Institution, believes that sequester-level cuts in the defense budget are indicative of “bad economic policy,” the Fiscal Times reported Monday
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BAE to Continue O&M Support for AF Space Radar; DeEtte Gray Comments

BAE Systems has received a $46 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to continue its support for the operations and maintenance of the Solid State Phased Radar System through 2018. The company said Wednesday the modification adds another year to its 2006 contract and brings the estimated total deal value to $550 million…
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August 19 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Decline as Fed Minutes Go Public

The GovCon Index reflected across-the-board declines in U.S. markets Wednesday to record a decline of 0.493 points and close at 76.755. U.S. stocks recovered some losses incurred during the morning session after the Federal Reserve released its July meeting minutes that said economic conditions to precede an interest rate increase in September have not materialized, according to CNBC…
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