Posts from GovConWire for 02/22/2017

Bill Varner, ManTech MCIS President and COO, Added to Wash100 for Cyber & Enterprise IT Services Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to announce Bill Varner, president and chief operating officer of ManTech International‘s mission, cyber and intelligence solutions group, as an inductee into the 2017 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena…
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John Vollmer, AECOM Mgmt Services Segment President, Inducted Into 2017 Wash100 for Tech Development & Strategy Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to announce John Vollmer, president of the management services segment at AECOM, 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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James Mattis Instructs Pentagon to Create AT&L Reform Implementation Plan, Review Military Dept Functions

Defense Secretary James Mattis has issued a pair of memoranda that direct Defense Department officials to develop a plan to restructure the current Office of the Under Secretary for Acquisitions, Technology and Logistics and review the core business functions of military departments, DoD News reported Tuesday…
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BAE Unit to Design, Build Communication-Electronic Platforms for Navy

A business unit of BAE Systems has received a potential $41.3 million contract to help the U.S. Navy develop, integrate and maintain new or existing communication-electronic platforms, equipment and subsystems…
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SAIC Inaugurates 1st Amphibious Combat Vehicle Prototype for Marine Corps

Science Applications International Corp. has rolled out an amphibious combat vehicle model developed for the U.S. Marine Corps at a company-run integration facility in Charleston, South Carolina. SAIC said Tuesday the ACV 1…
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ManTech Secures VA Health IT Support Subcontract; Daniel Keefe Comments

ManTech International has received a potential $20 million subcontract from Liberty IT Solutions to provide support services to the Department of Veterans Affairs‘ Office of Information & Technology…
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Frost & Sullivan Report: Govt-Military Sector Accounts for 87% of US Satellite Service Spending

A new report from Frost & Sullivan estimates the U.S. government and military sector currently accounts for 87.2 percent of the country’s overall satellite services spending. The research firm’s “U…
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Northrop Subsidiary Inks Tech Cooperation LOI With Polish Defense Firm PGZ

A Northrop Grumman subsidiary has signed a letter of intent with Poland’s state-owned defense company Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa to explore potential areas of industrial cooperation. Northrop said Monday the LOI seeks to foster closer partnership between its international trading business and PGZ on the development of a range of defense and security technology offerings to Poland’s ministry of national defense…
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GSA to Hold Acquisition Training Forum in Alabama

The General Services Administration will conduct the two-day Acquisition Training Symposium that is set to kick off April 25 in Huntsville, Alabama. GSA’s federal acquisition service will host the event to inform federal procurement professionals about the agency’s products, services and tools, according to a Feb…
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VIDEO: NATO Black Sea Exercises

The following Feb. 17, 2017 video from NATO Channel shows ships and aircraft from Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 Task Unit 2 (SNMG2 TU2) participated in Romanian-hosted Exercise Sea Shield 2017 in the Black Sea: Canadian frigate HMCS St John’s (FFH-340), Romanian frigate ROS Regele Ferdinand (F221) and Spanish frigate ESPS Almirante Juan de Borbón (F-102)…
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February 21 Market Close: GovCon Index Hits 5th Straight Record Close, Wal-Mart Sales Beat Lifts US Stocks

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index climbed to a record close for a fifth straight session Monday with Boeing (NYSE: BA) the main contributor along with mid-tier aerospace gains as U.S. stocks also pushed to new all-time highs after Wal-Mart reported quarterly sales above Wall Street’s forecasts…
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