Posts from GovConWire for 02/08/2017

Northrop CEO Wes Bush Chosen to 2017 Wash100 for Investment Strategy & Program Cost Mgmt Leadership

Executive Mosaic is glad to introduce Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) CEO Wes Bush as a selection to our 2017 Wash100 list of the government contracting sector’s Most Influential Voices. Calendar year 2016 saw the Falls Church, Va…
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Robert Cardillo, NGA Director, Named to 2017 Wash100 for Commercial Industry Collaboration Leadership

Executive Mosaic is pleased to introduce Robert Cardillo, director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, as the newest inductee into the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of influential leaders in the government contracting arena…
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Army Exercises $51M Option in CACI’s Integrated Personnel & Pay System Contract

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has received a $50.5 million contract modification from the U.S. Army to continue support for the Integrated Personnel and Pay System-Army  program. The Defense Department said Tuesday the modification exercises option period one and work will occur in Arlington, Virginia through March 31, 2019…
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Gwynne Shotwell: SpaceX Plans to Launch Rocket Every 2 to 3 Weeks

SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell has said the company plans a two- to three-week interval for its Falcon 9 rocket launches once a new launch pad at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida enters service next week, Reuters reported Tuesday…
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Report: Gen. David Goldfein Attributes Shakeout in T-X Competition to Air Force Procurement Strategy

Gen. David Goldfein, chief of staff at the U.S. Air Force, has said that he expected a shakeout in the military branch’s $16 billion competition launched in December because of the Air Force’s strategy to acquire a new jet fighter training system, National Defense Magazine reported Tuesday…
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Bell Helicopter Gets Navy Funds for AH-1Z Long-Lead Item, Component Procurement

The U.S. Navy has awarded Textron‘s (NYSE: TXT) Bell Helicopter subsidiary a $49.1 million contract to obtain long-lead materials and components needed to manufacture 27 lot 15 AH-1Z aircraft for the U…
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House Approves Email Privacy Bill in Unanimous Vote

The House on Monday unanimously approved a bill that would require the U.S. government to obtain a warrant to search email messages and other electronic files stored in cloud, Broadcasting & Cable reported Tuesday…
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Textron Subsidiary to Extend Afghan C-208B Caravan Aircraft Support

A Textron subsidiary will continue to provide maintenance and training support services for Afghanistan’s Cessna C-208B Caravan aircraft under a potential five-year, $50 million contract from the U…
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Intelsat General’s Rory Welch: US Govt Should Leverage Commercial Industry Practices to Maintain Space Dominance

Rory Welch, vice president of engineering and service delivery at Intelsat General, has said the U.S. government should work to leverage insights from the commercial space industry in an effort to facilitate innovation and keep the country’s edge in the national security space domain…
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VIDEO: SpaceX Ride-Sharing Rocket Launch With Iridium, NASA

Satellite operator Iridium announced Tuesday, Jan. 31 its sharing a SpaceX rocket with NASA to launch its satellites more cheaply.
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February 7 Market Close: GovCon Index Higher on Boeing Lift, US Stocks End Positive Despite PM Dip

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed higher Tuesday with a strong performance by Boeing (NYSE: BA) the main contributor, while U.S. stocks ended slightly green despite an afternoon descent as investors eyed oil price declines…
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