Posts from GovConWire for 02/10/2017

Lockheed CEO Marillyn Hewson Inducted Into 2017 Wash100 for Intl Market Focus & F-35 Leadership

Executive Mosaic is glad to introduce Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson into the 2017 edition of the Wash100 — the Most Influential Voices in government contracting — that represents her third consecutive induction…
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Paul Dillahay, NCI CEO, Elected to 2017 Wash100 for IT & Engineering Services Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Paul Dillahay, NCI president and CEO, 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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Army Awards 8 Spots on $3B Space, Missile Defense Tech R&D Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded eight companies positions on a potential nine-year, $3.04 billion contract to support research and development of space or high-altitude and missile defense technologies. Contractors will vie for task orders to help the Army design, build, integrate, demonstrate and provide domain-one services for hardware and software platforms under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Thursday…
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Robin Lineberger Adds Global, US Aerospace & Defense Leadership Roles at Deloitte

Robin Lineberger, lead client service partner for the aerospace and defense industry practice at Deloitte, has been named global and U.S. leader for the professional services firm’s A&D segment…
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Vencore Lands Potential $113M Contract to Support NOAA Satellite Operations; Mac Curtis Comments

Vencore has received a potential $113 million contract from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to perform systems engineering services in support of environmental satellites. The company said Thursday it will work with NOAA’s National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service to sustain legacy systems and support transition to future ground systems for new satellites such as the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R and Joint Polar Satellite System…
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DARPA, Space Systems Loral Reach Draft Partnership Agreement on On-Orbit Robotic Servicer R&D

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and Space Systems Loral have drafted a partnership agreement to develop technologies that would facilitate autonomous repair and maintenance of satellites in geosynchronous orbit…
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DOE Picks Veracity-SEL-Sempra Team for Critical Infrastructure Network Security Platform Devt

The Energy Department has selected an industry team composed of Veracity Industrial Networks, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories and Sempra Renewables to develop a networking platform designed to keep utility and industrial infrastructure operational in the event of a cyber attack…
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CenturyLink to Provide Managed Security Service to FCC IT Center; Erich Sanchack Comments

CenturyLink has received a potential five-year, $875,000 task order for the provision of managed security services to the Federal Communications Commission‘s information technology center in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania…
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GAO: CBP Should Standardize Info Tracking Guidance for Supply Chain Security Program

The Government Accountability Office has called on the Customs and Border Protection to develop a standardized guidance for efforts to track security validations under CBP’s supply chain security partnership program…
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VIDEO: Arati Prabhakar – An Overview of the DARPA Research Portfolio

In her final “all hands” presentation to Agency staff, Former DARPA Director Arati Prabhakar walked through a selection of DARPA research programs, highlighting the Agency’s objectives for the research and its potential impact…
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February 9 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Lift After Trump Tax Policy Hint

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index climbed Thursday on strong gains by large aerospace primes and services contractors as all three major U.S. stock indices hit record highs in intraday trade after President Donald Trump said he would give a tax policy announcement in the next few weeks…
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