Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 08/24/2016

Parsons Names Vice Chairman Tom Roell to Interim Federal Leadership Post

Thomas “Tom” Roell, vice chairman and chief risk adviser at Parsons Corp., has been appointed interim president of the Pasadena, California-based engineering and construction services contractor’s federal business unit and will maintain his other current roles for the company…
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DHS Selects Chenega Infinity for Potential $117M Law Enforcement Training Center Security Services Contract

The Department of Homeland Security has awarded a potential eight-year, $117 million contract to Chantilly, Virginia-based contractor Chenega Infinity for security services at four DHS-operated law enforcement training centers in the U…
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Boeing Tasks Kratos to Build KC-46 Tanker Maintenance Training Systems; Jose Diaz Comments

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions has received a subcontract worth at least $20 million from Boeing to develop and deliver high-fidelity maintenance training systems for the U.S. Air Force‘s aerial refueling tanker…
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Navy Selects Lockheed-Developed Open Architecture Combat Mgmt System for Frigate Ships

The U.S. Navy has selected a Lockheed Martin-developed open architecture combat management system for the service branch’s frigate ship program under a six-year, $79.5 million contract. Lockheed said Tuesday the Component-Based Total-Ship System-21st Century combat management platform is based on the Aegis Common Source Library and is currently operational on Freedom-variant littoral combat ships…
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FBI Appoints Christopher Piehota as Science & Tech Branch Executive Asst Director

Christopher Piehota, former director of the FBI‘s Terrorist Screening Center, has been appointed executive assistant director of the bureau’s science and technology branch. FBI said Monday the 21-year bureau veteran will assume his new position in October and succeed Amy Hess, who will transition to a new role as special agent in charge of the Louisville Division…
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Northrop Grumman to Conduct Initial Integration Event on Ground/Air Radar in October

Northrop Grumman is set to conduct an initial integration event in October to demonstrate the Ground Weapon Locating Radar mode for the AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radar system. The company said Tuesday the IIE includes initial system tests and follows the completed preliminary and critical design reviews in February and August, respectively…
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Army Corps of Engineers Taps Health Facility Solutions-Versar Team for Construction Mgmt Services

A team comprised of Health Facility Solutions and Versar has been awarded a potential five-year, $8 million contract to help the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers manage various construction projects. The team will provide assistance to USACE field offices as well as help the military agency conduct quality assurance inspection and review contract documents, shop drawings, network analysis schedules, quality control plans and contractor claims…
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Felix Marquardt Named Cylance International President; Stuart McClure Comments

Felix Marquardt, founder and co-chair of the think tank Youthonomics, has joined Cylance as president of the cybersecurity company’s international business organization Cylance International. Marquardt will report to Stuart McClure, president and CEO of Cylance, and will be responsible for the company’s expansion strategy worldwide and efforts to build up Cylance’s international board of advisers, Cylance said Tuesday…
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VA Requests Info on GPS Vehicle Tracking Platform Sources

The Department of Veterans Affairs wants information from potential industry sources of a web-based platform designed to track GPS-equipped vehicles within the continental U.S. A sources sought notice posted Friday on FedBizOpps stated that VA seeks vendors who can provide hardware, installation, training, monthly wireless GPS vehicle tracking and fleet management services…
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Battelle-1st Detect Team to Build Chemical Detector Prototype Under DoD Program; Thomas Pickens Comments

The Defense Department has given Battelle and an Astrotech subsidiary the go-ahead to develop the final prototype of a chemical detection tool as part of the third phase of DoD’s Next Generation Chemical Detector Multi-Sample Identifier Technology Maturation and Risk Reduction Program…
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DOE Selects 43 Small Businesses for Clean Energy Projects Under 2nd Round of SB Vouchers Pilot

The Energy Department has selected 43 small businesses to collaborate with 12 national laboratories to develop next-generation clean energy technology as part of the $8 million second round of the Small Business Vouchers pilot program…
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