Posts from GovConWire for 01/30/2017

CACI CEO Ken Asbury Chosen to 2017 Wash100 for NSS Integration & Organic Growth Focus Leadership

Executive Mosaic is glad to unveil CACI International President and CEO Ken Asbury into the 2017 edition of our Wash100 — the government contracting arena’s Most Influential Voices — for his third consecutive induction…
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Mac Curtis, Vencore President & CEO, Selected to 2017 Wash100 for Cyber and R&D Services Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Vencore President and CEO Mac Curtis as an inductee into the 2017 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of influential leaders in the government contracting arena…
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Boeing Gets $2B Air Force Funds for Lot 3 KC-46 Tanker, Spare Engine Production

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a $2.12 billion contract modification to produce 15 KC-46 multirole tankers and supply two spare engines, five wing refueling pod kits and data. Boeing will perform work on the lot 3 KC-46s at a company facility in Washington through July 30, 2019, the Defense Department said Friday…
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James Mattis Calls for Reviews of F-35, Presidential Aircraft Replacement Programs

Defense Secretary James Mattis has called for separate assessments of Boeing’s Air Force One aircraft replacement program and the Lockheed Martin-built F-35 fighter aircraft after President Donald Trump raised concerns about the programs’ costs, Bloomberg reported Saturday…
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Trump Orders Pentagon to Review Military Readiness

President Donald Trump has instructed Defense Secretary James Mattis to perform a 30-day review of the U.S. military’s readiness in the war against the Islamic State militant group, the Washington Post reported Friday…
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Navy Exercises $533M Option in General Atomics’ Aircraft Launch System Assembly, Testing Contract

General Atomics has received a potential 10-year, $532.6 million contract modification to build, produce, test, inspect and facilitate the checkout process for the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System aboard the U…
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Sallyport Global to Continue Iraq Air Base Operations Support Under $200M FMS Contract Modification

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Sallyport Global Holdings a $200 million contract modification to continue to manage the security and operation of Iraq’s Balad Air Base. The Defense Department said Friday the modification comes under a foreign military sales deal and work is scheduled to occur through July 31, 2017…
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White House to Discuss Job Creation Efforts With Industry Execs

President Donald Trump has launched an initiative that seeks to engage U.S. business leaders in efforts to increase job growth opportunities. Trump plans to hold meetings with executives to gather information about their experiences and insights on job creation as part of the Manufacturing Jobs Initiative, according to a White House press release published Friday…
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DTRA Taps Leidos to Support Cooperative Biological Engagement Program

Leidos has secured a one-year, $35.9 million contract from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency to provide scientific and technical services for a program that seeks to prevent the potential development of biological weapons…
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SAP Adds CSRA to PartnerEdge Program; Yogesh Khanna Comments

CSRA has joined a SAP-run program that offers a range of resources and tools designed to help foster mutual business development among participating information technology companies. CSRA said Friday it seeks to offer a portfolio of enterprise business services via SAP’s PartnerEdge program as well as support the customization and deployment of SAP platforms for government clients such as the Customs and Border Protection, Agriculture Department and the U…
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January 30 Morning Report: GovCon Index Gets Boost From General Dynamics’ Positive 3-Year Sales Outlook

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index posted a 0.257-percent gain to 88.929 Friday despite decliners outnumbering gainers by a 2-to-1 ratio as General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) recorded an all-time high on a positive three-year sales outlook…
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