Posts from GovConWire for 01/24/2017

BAE’s U.S. Arm Names 15-Year Vet Terry Crimmins Electronic Systems Sector Head; Jerry DeMuro Comments

Terry Crimmins, formerly vice president and deputy general manager of the electronic systems sector at BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary, has been promoted to president of the sector. BAE said Monday Crimmins succeeds Tom Arseneault, who returned to his full-time post as chief operating officer of the subsidiary — BAE Systems Inc…
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CSRA Redesigns Website, Launches New Tagline As Part of Rebranding Effort

CSRA has introduced a new website and adopted the tagline “Think Next. Now” as part of a rebranding initiative to highlight the government technology services contractor’s efforts to deliver innovative platforms and attract talent…
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Amyx Gets $189M JIDO Mission Support Task Order Under GSA OASIS SB Vehicle

Reston, Virginia-based information technology platforms provider Amyx has secured a potential five-year, $189.2 million task order from the General Services Administration to provide mission support services to the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization…
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Specmat Technologies Wins Air Force Contract to Deliver Personnel Locator Beacons

Specmat Technologies has won a potential $22.3 contract to supply personnel locator beacons to the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Monday the military branch will use the beacons to help locate downed aircrew after ejection or bailout…
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Former Rep. Heather Wilson to Be Nominated Air Force Secretary

Heather Wilson, former U.S. representative from New Mexico, will be nominated by President Donald Trump to serve as secretary of the Air Force, DoD News reported Monday. Wilson’s “distinguished military service, high level of knowledge and success in so many different fields gives me great confidence that she will lead our nation’s Air Force with the greatest competence and integrity,” Trump said in a White House news release published Monday…
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AAR to Supply NATO Storage & Shipping Containers

AAR has secured a potential five-year, $12.6 million contract to provide storage and shipping containers, shelters, air cargo pallets and accessories to NATO. The company said Monday the indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract serves as a tool for NATO countries and allies to procure AAR’s rapid deployment products…
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Former Deltek Finance VP Mark Monroe Joins PAE as Corporate Controller; John Heller Comments

Mark Monroe, former vice president of finance and corporate controller at Deltek, has joined Arlington, Virginia-based contractor PAE as corporate controller. He was most recently responsible for Deltek’s global accounting, corporate governance and financial reporting and analysis functions, as well as oversaw the financial aspects of six acquisition deals the enterprise software vendor previously entered into, PAE said Monday…
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Huntington Ingalls Division Lifts 776-Ton Unit of Kennedy Carrier Under Construction

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Newport News Shipbuilding division has carried a 776-ton unit into Dry Dock 12 as part of construction work on the second Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier for the U…
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Potomac Officers Club Rounds Out Speakers List for Internet of Things Forum

TYSONS CORNER, VA., January 24, 2017 — The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — rounds out speakers for their 2017 Internet of Things – Emerging Technologies Forum…
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VIDEO: Atlas V SBIRS GEO Flight 3 Launch Highlights

An Atlas V rocket lifts off carrying the Air Force’s third Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) satellite.
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January 23 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Fall on Trump Trade Pact Withdrawal Order

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index tumbled in conjunction with larger declines on Wall Street Monday as investors retreated from equities after President Donald Trump signed an executive order to withdraw from the 12-country Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement…
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