Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 05/01/2017

GE Lands Potential $907M Navy Contract to Repair F/A-18, EA-18G Engine Components

General Electric (NYSE: GE) has received a potential four-year, $907 million contract to provide repair, replacement and program support services for engine components of the U.S. Navy‘s F/A-18 E, F and EA-18G planes…
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Engility Wins $170M NASA Software & Systems Assurance Services Recompete

Engility (NYSE: EGL) has recived a potential five-year, $170 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from NASA‘s Goddard Space Flight Center for systems and software assurance services…
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Matt Desch: 1st Iridium ‘NEXT’ Satellite Batch Entered Service

Iridium Communications CEO Matt Desch has said eight of the first 10 Iridium NEXT satellites that took off in January began to provide data and voice transmission service between March and mid-April, Spaceflight Now reported Friday…
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Secret Service, Hedge Fund Vet Richard Staropoli Chosen for DHS CIO Role

President Donald Trump intends to appoint Richard Staropoli, formerly managing director of counter-party risk and chief information security officer at Fortress Investment Group, as chief information officer of the Department of Homeland Security…
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House Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Support Federal IT Modernization

A bipartisan group of House lawmakers has introduced a bill that aims to help federal agencies use savings from information technology initiatives to fund future IT modernization projects. Under the Modernizing Government Technology Act, federal agency savings achieved through IT-related efforts would be placed in a working capital fund that can be used for up to three years for modernization programs, Rep…
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Energy Dept Picks 21 Companies for Energy Savings Performance Contracts

The Energy Department has awarded energy savings performance contracts contracts to 21 companies to help update energy and water infrastructure at federal facilities. DOE said Friday contractors will design, construct, install and provide financing support to energy and water savings projects of federal agencies under the ESPCs…
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Security Industry Vet Jason Clark Joins Fidelis Board; Peter George Comments

Jason Clark, a general partner at security technology accelerator SixThirty Cyber, has joined the board of directors of Fidelis Cybersecurity. Clark brings more than 20 years of leadership experience from multiple security companies to the Fidelis board, the company said Thursday…
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Boeing Gets $541 Army FMS Contract Modification to Continue CH-47 Helicopter Production for Netherlands

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $541.1 contract modification from the U.S. Army to manufacture lot 15 CH-47F cargo renew and new build helicopters for Netherlands under a foreign military sales deal…
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Thomas Vecchiolla: Raytheon Eyes New Business Prospects in Romania

Raytheon plans to explore new business opportunities in Romania over the long term apart from missile defense development efforts, ActMedia reported Friday. Thomas Vecchiolla, president of Raytheon International, announced the plan to Mihai Tudose, Romania’s economy minister, at a Thursday meeting between the Romanian government and company representatives in Bucharest…
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VIDEO: Replenishment-At-Sea. USS Bataan, USNS Washington Chambers

5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (April 28, 2017) The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Washington Chambers (T-AKE 11)…
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