Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 09/29/2016

AECOM Promotes Mgmt Services Lead Randy Wotring, Elevates John Vollmer to Segment President

Randy Wotring, former president of the management services segment at AECOM (NYSE: ACM), has been appointed to a newly-created role of president of technical and operational services in a move that takes effect immediately…
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Noblis to Support DOT Intelligent Transport Systems Program Under Potential $202M IDIQ Award

The Transportation Department has awarded Noblis a potential five-year, $202 million contract for technical services to the joint program office for intelligent transportation systems at DOT’s Federal Highway Administration agency…
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Robert Cardillo: NGA Forms Commercial GEOINT Procurement Program With GSA As Part of Open Content Strategy

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Director Robert Cardillo has said NGA partnered with the General Services Administration to establish a program that seeks to facilitate the adoption and acquisition of commercial data and analysis services as part of NGA’s open content strategy…
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Report: DHS Draft Cyber Incident Response Plan Goes to Stakeholders

The Department of Homeland Security has circulated a draft of the National Cyber Incident Response Plan to stakeholders for final comment, FCW reported Tuesday. Sean Carberry writes FCW obtained a copy of the draft plan which stated that NCIRP aims to support a coordinated nationwide approach to response activities during cyber incidents that impact critical infrastructure…
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Elon Musk: Future SpaceX Rocket’s Goal to Start Mars Civilization, Explore Solar System

SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk has revealed plans to build a 400-feet tall integrated rocket and spaceship system he hopes can send 100 people to Mars and start a civilization on the planet, Florida Today reported Wednesday…
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Sikorsky Lands $187M in Army Contract Modifications for Taiwan, Tunisia UH-60M Helicopters

The U.S. Army has awarded Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) Sikorsky Aircraft subsidiary two contract modifications worth a combined $187.1 million to provide UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters to Taiwan and Tunisia under foreign military sales agreements…
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NASA, China Form Air Transportation Automation & Management Study Partnership

NASA and a state-owned aerospace company in China have entered into a partnership to carry out a five-year joint aeronautics research initiative in an effort to update air transportation and work toward greater automation of aviation operations in both countries…
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Jane Norberg Promoted as Full-Time SEC Whistleblower Office Head

Jane Norberg, chief of the Securities and Exchange Commission‘s office of the whistleblower, has been promoted to lead the same office on a full-time basis. Norberg came to SEC in 2012 to serve as the first deputy chief of the organization that she also helped establish to intake and review whistleblower tips, evaluate award claims and advise the commission on the eligibility of claimants for award, SEC said Wednesday…
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Obama to Nominate Glenn Fine as DoD Inspector General

President Barack Obama plans to nominate Glenn Fine, principal deputy inspector general at the Defense Department, to the Pentagon’s IG post. Fine has been acting IG at the Pentagon since January, the White House said Wednesday…
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HHS’ Health IT Coordinator Office Selects 7 Awardees to Support Health Info Exchange

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology within the Department of Health and Human Services has awarded a total of $1.5 million to seven recipients under two cooperative agreement programs in an effort to bolster flows of health information…
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Constellium to Supply Aluminium Alloys for Army’s Prototype Combat Vehicle; David Meacham Comments

Constellium N.V. has been awarded a contract of an undisclosed value to supply specialized aluminium alloys to the U.S. Army for use in the military branch’s Combat Vehicle Prototype platform. The Army Tank Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center plans to apply Constellium’s KEIKOR 2139 to the CVP integrated hull capsule under the contract, the company said Wednesday…
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