Posts from GovCon Daily 11/30/2016

Lockheed, Raytheon CEOs Highlight Intl Sales Environment Amid Oil Price Headwinds & Incoming Trump Administration

The chief executives of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) described to investors Thursday their expectations of the foreign military sales environment in light of oil price volatility worldwide and President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign suggestion that U…
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Howard Steinman on A.T. Kearney’s Cyber Partnership With American University and Industry-Govt Partnerships

Howard Steinman serves as a partner and leader for the Americas region public sector practice at A.T. Kearney out of the global consulting and professional services firm’s Washington, D.C. office…
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DARPA to Establish Industry & Govt Consortium for On-Orbit Satellite Servicing Standards

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency plans to establish a consortium of government and industry space experts that will create technical and safety standards for on-orbit servicing operations of commercial satellites…
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Parsons Chosen for I-69 Bridge Environmental Review, Preliminary Design Contract

Parsons has secured a contract from the Indiana Department of Transportation and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet to provide environmental review and preliminary design services for an Interstate 69 bridge construction project…
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Lockheed Martin Delivers First Japanese F-35A Aircraft to Luke AFB

Lockheed Martin has delivered the first Japanese F-35A Lightning II aircraft to Luke Air Force Base in Arizona as part of the foreign military sales program. The arrival of the aircraft marked the start of the F-35A training program at the base, which will work to prepare pilots from partner countries such as Japan, Israel, South Korea, Australia and Canada, the Air Force said Tuesday…
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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Talks Govt-Industry Relationship, Inmarsat 6 Satellite Fleet

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has said she believes the relationship between the government and commercial sector “will continue to mature” under President-elect Donald Trump’s administration…
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Iridium to Hire Some Boeing Employees in Satellite Partnership Restructuring Effort

Iridium will move to absorb the majority of Boeing‘s team of workers who provide operations and maintenance support to Iridium satellites beginning Jan. 3, 2017 as part of an insourcing agreement signed between the two companies…
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CACI Joins AWS Public Sector Partner Network

Amazon Web Services has included CACI International in a partner network that recognizes companies that utilize AWS practices to support missions of government, education and nonprofit customers. CACI said Wednesday it has been added to the AWS Public Sector Partner Program  because of the company’s efforts to deliver cloud-based platforms and services to clients with the use of AWS technology…
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Leidos Starts Unmanned Surface Vessel Operational Test Under DARPA Program

Leidos has begun operational testing of an autonomous demonstration vessel the company developed through the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel program…
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ATC Subcontracts Rockwell Collins for Air Force B-52 Training System Modification Work

Rockwell Collins has received a subcontract from Aviation Training Consulting to provide modifications to the U.S. Air Force‘s B-52 training system. Rockwell Collins said Tuesday it will develop major system modifications to support new functions on the B-52 bomber aircraft of the service branch…
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Army Seeks to Facilitate Mobile Apps Deployment Through Vetting Software

The U.S. Army has started to use new software designed to evaluate mobile applications in an effort to ensure that such apps meet government security standards and other requirements, the Army reported Friday…
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