Posts from GovConWire for 02/15/2017

Tony Moraco, SAIC CEO, Chosen to 2017 Wash100 for Financial Performance & Organic Growth Positioning Leadership

Executive Mosaic is glad to announce Tony Moraco, CEO of Science Applications International Corp., as the latest inductee into the 2017 Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in government contracting…
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Dave Wajsgras, Raytheon Intell Segment President, Named to 2017 Wash100 for Cyber Defense & Talent Development Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to announce Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon‘s intelligence, information and services business segment, 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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36-Year Army Vet Keith Kellogg to Serve as Acting Natl Security Adviser

Keith Kellogg, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant general and former director of the C4 directorate at the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has been appointed to serve as national security adviser on an acting basis, the White House announced Monday…
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Lockheed Secures $541M Navy Funds to Produce, Support Trident II Missile Systems

A business unit of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a $540.8 million contract modification to produce Trident II D5 fleet ballistic missiles for the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Tuesday that Lockheed’s space systems business will also support deployed Trident II missile systems under the modification…
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Retired Army Lt. Gen. Charles Cleveland Joins Roboteam Board

Charles Cleveland, former commanding general of the U.S. Army‘s Special Operations Command, has joined Roboteam‘s board of directors. The retired Army lieutenant general will advise Roboteam leadership on efforts to develop unmanned ground vehicles that will support warfighter missions, the company said Tuesday…
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Raytheon Gets Potential $128M IDIQ to Support Air Force Mobile Sensors

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential $128.5 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to help the U.S. Air Force operate and maintain the service branch’s mobile sensors…
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CBO: US Nuclear Weapon Programs to Cost $400B Through 2026

A new Congressional Budget Office report says the U.S. government will need to spend $400 billion between fiscal years 2017 and 2026 to operate, maintain and update the country’s nuclear weapons. CBO said Tuesday the figure represents a $52 billion or 15 percent increase from the agency’s 2015 estimate of $348 billion for FY 2015 to FY 2024 and seeks to reflect the FY 2017 budget requests by the departments of Defense and Energy to replace and update nuclear delivery systems and weapons…
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3 Firms Awarded $65M in Navy Medical Record Service Contracts

The U.S. Navy has awarded SDV International, Standard Technology and Technology, Automation & Management separate contracts worth potentially $65 million in total to provide a range of medical documentation services…
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Upper Atmosphere Emission Radiometer on TIMED Spacecraft Marks 15 Years in Orbit

An instrument aboard a spacecraft that works to collect data on the Earth’s radiation budget and the upper atmosphere’s dynamics marked 15 years in orbit on Jan. 22. Scientists and officials from NASA and Hampton University gathered Jan…
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VIDEO: Space X Conducts Test Fire at Historic Launch Pad

Space X has conducted a static test fire of its Falcon 9 rocket on the same launch pad that was used for the first moon and space shuttle missions.
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February 14 Market Close: GovCon Index Lifted By McKesson Surge, US Stocks Set New Record Highs on Apple & Banks

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index hit a new all-time record close Tuesday on a strong performance from blue chip stock McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) as U.S. equities also reached new highs for a third consecutive session Tuesday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony to Senate lawmakers on Capitol Hill…
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