Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 12/07/2016

James Mattis Gets Formal Defense Secretary Nomination

Retired U.S. Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis has received formal nomination from President-elect Donald Trump as the next defense secretary during a rally in North Carolina, the New York Times reported Tuesday…
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Curtiss-Wright to Purchase Teletronics for $233M; David Adams Comments

Curtiss-Wright (NYSE: CW) has agreed to purchase Newtown, Pennsylvania-based commercial aerospace and defense systems provider Teletronics Technology Corporation for $233 million. Curtiss-Wright said Wednesday the acquired data acquisition and comprehensive flight test instrumentation systems manufacturer will commence operations within the former’s defense segment…
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GAO: OMB, Federal Agencies Implemented 46% of 800 Auditors’ IT Reform Recommendations

Federal agencies and the Office of Management and Budget have implemented 46 percent of the Government Accountability Office‘s 800 recommendations on information technology acquisitions and operations management…
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Salient CRGT Promotes Tom Howe to Homeland Security & Law Enforcement Solutions VP

Tom Howe, formerly a division director at Salient CRGT, has elevated to vice president of homeland security and law enforcement solutions at the Fairfax, Virginia-based information technology services provider…
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Air Force Approves Third Launch of Lockheed-Built Missile Warning Satellite

The U.S. Air Force has cleared the launch of a third Lockheed Martin-developed missile warning satellite that was originally slated to lift off in October, Space News reported Tuesday. Phillip Swarts writes the branch’s Space and Missile Systems Center signed off on the Space Based Infrared System satellite launch after an investigation into the SBIRS engine…
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Vernon Joyner Promoted to Ensco National Security Solutions Division VP

Vernon Joyner, formerly manager of the national security solutions division at engineering and technology services contractor Ensco, has been promoted to vice president of the NSS division. Joyner holds 30 years of software development, system engineering, program management, and organizational leadership experience, ENSCO President Boris Nejikovsky said Tuesday…
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Rep. Hal Rogers Introduces Stopgap Measure to Fund Gov’t Operations Through April

House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers (R-Kentucky) has introduced a continuing resolution that would fund the federal government through April 28 at current spending levels. The potential $1.07 trillion stopgap bill would authorize $5…
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Army Taps Robertson for Black Hawk External Fuel System A-Kits

Robertson Fuel Systems has secured a five-year, $42.1 million contract to supply 541 crashworthy external fuel systems bussed aircraft A-kits for the U.S. Army‘s UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company will perform work under the firm-fixed-price contract through Dec…
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Parsons Gets 2 NASA Small Business Industry Awards; Carey Smith Comments

Parsons has won two 2016 Small Business Industry Awards from NASA in recognition of its efforts to support small businesses through the Facility Construction, Engineering, and Technical Services contract with the agency’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland…
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IST Research to Provide DoD Data Collection, Analysis Platform; Ryan Paterson Comments

IST Research has received a potential $4.8 million contract to provide a data collection and analysis platform to Defense Department combatant commands and partner organizations that support human security efforts…
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NexGen Communication to Provide Spares, Repair Supplies for Navy Emitter ID System

NexGen Communication has received a five-year, $7.7 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide spares and repair supplies for the U.S. Navy’s AN/SSX-1 Specific Emitter Identification System…
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