Posts from GovConWire for 03/29/2017

Former Unisys Exec Casey Coleman Joins Salesforce in Senior VP Role

Casey Coleman, formerly vice president of federal civilian business group at Unisys (NYSE: UIS), has joined Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) as senior VP of global government solutions, GovCon Wire has learned…
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PR Software Firm Cision Buys Bulletin Intelligence to Further Media Cloud Strategy

Public relations software and services provider Cision has purchased Reston, Virginia-based Bulletin Intelligence for an undisclosed sum as part of a strategy to provide custom industry briefings with cloud-based technology…
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Duke Richardson Promoted to Major General, Named PEO for Air Force One Replacement Program

Brig. Gen. Duke Richardson, program executive officer for tankers at the U.S. Air Force, has been promoted to the rank of major general and has been appointed PEO to oversee the Air Force One replacement program, Aviation Week reported Tuesday…
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Siemens Unit Wins Potential $4B DLA Contract for Radiology Systems, Training

A business unit of Siemens has won a potential 10-year, $4.13 billion contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to supply U.S. military branches with radiology systems, accessories and training. The Defense Department said Tuesday that Siemens Medical Solutions USA will perform work in Pennsylvania through March 27, 2022, in support of the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps as well as federal civilian agencies…
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MDA Awards Lockheed $274M Contract to Build Lot 9 THAAD Interceptors

Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) missiles and fire control business has landed a $273.5 million sole-source contract from the Missile Defense Agency to produce additional interceptors for the agency’s anti-ballistic missile system…
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Harris Reaches F-35 Avionics Delivery Milestone; Ed Zoiss Comments

Harris has completed delivery milestones and helped meet cost-saving goals under an avionics production program that supports Lockheed Martin-built F-35 fighter aircraft. Harris said Tuesday it collaborated with industry partners to ship more than 780,000 items such as vibration isolated and liquid cooled avionics racks, power supplies, network interface units and phased array antennas for the F-35 program on schedule nearly 99…
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Lockheed, Northrop Conclude Soft-Kill Demonstrator Integration for Army Modular Active Protection Platform

Lockheed Martin has teamed up with Northrop Grumman to complete initial integration work on a soft-kill demonstrator platform for the U.S. Army’s Modular Active Protection System. Lockheed said Tuesday it combined its Open Architecture Processor with Northrop’s Multifunction Electro-Optic System countermeasure equipment and Passive Infrared Cueing Sensor to develop an open-architecture soft-kill platform for MAPS…
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VIDEO: Flight deck operations aboard USS George H.W. Bush.

ARABIAN GULF (March 23, 2017) The aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) conducts flight operations in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. George H.W. Bush is deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of maritime security operations designed to reassure allies and partners, and preserve the freedom of navigation and the free flow of commerce in the region…
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March 28 3:00 PM Market Report: GovCon Index and Markets Reverse Direction

As of 3:00 PM (EST) the Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index reversed its three day downward trend to post positive gain of 0.846 to 91.969. The major indices were all up on the day with the S&P500 at 2,361…
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