Posts from GovConWire for 05/11/2017

John Sutton Named KeyW COO; Marion Ruzecki Appointed Chief People Officer

KeyW Corp. (Nasdaq: KEYW) has named John Sutton, formerly head of Vencore’s defense, civilian and homeland security group, as chief operating officer and 22-year employee care and recruitment professional Marion Ruzecki as chief people officer…
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NASA Awards KBR Subsidiary Potential $442M Exploration Mission Engineering Support IDIQ

KBR‘s (NYSE: KBR) government services business has received a five-year, $442 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity contract to provide engineering services in support of NASA‘s space exploration missions…
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Airbus Establishes Aerial Imagery Business for Commercial, Govt Customers

Airbus has formed a new subsidiary that aims to offer aerial imagery services across the energy, agriculture, insurance and state and local government sectors. Airbus Aerial has main offices in the U…
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Army Vet Dennis Via Named Senior Exec Adviser, Defense Futures Fellow at Booz Allen

Dennis Via, a retired U.S. Army general, has joined Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) as a senior executive adviser and fellow for defense futures to help craft the company’s defense market strategy…
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General Atomics Gets $222M Army Funds for Gray Eagle UAS, Spares & Support Equipment

A business unit of General Atomics has received a $221.6 million contract modification to supply with U.S. Army with extended-range Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft systems, associated hardware and support…
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BAE Unit to Extend O&M, Logistics Support for Air Force’s Space Radar System

BAE Systems‘ technology solutions and services business has secured a $48.5 million contract option for management, operations, maintenance and logistical support services to the U.S. Air Force‘s radar system for missile warning and space surveillance operations…
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Law Enforcement Agencies Aim to Locate Missing Persons With Special Needs Via Lockheed Indago UAS

Sheriff’s agencies in New Jersey and Virginia have begun to deploy a Lockheed Martin-built quadrotor unmanned aircraft system designed to facilitate search-and-rescue missions as part of a program that seeks to find missing individuals with special needs…
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Federal Govt Spending Data Now Available via AWS Relational Database Service

Amazon Web Services has launched the USAspending.gov database on Amazon Relational Database Service in an effort to provide citizens access to federal government spending data. USAspending.gov data related to federal contracts, loans, grants and employee salaries can be accessed as a public PostgreSQL snapshot on Amazon RDS, AWS said Tuesday…
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VIDEO: This Week in History – VE Day

Seventy-two years ago this week, Allied forces formally accepted Nazi Germany’s unconditional surrender of its armed forces, signifying the end of World War II in Europe.
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May 10 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, Markets Mixed as S&P500 and NASDAQ Reach New Highs

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed down 0.199 percent to 93.292. Vectrus reported strong first quarterly financial results to top of the GovCon Index board posting a 12.00 percent gain. Major markets closed mixed with S&P pushing up against the 2,400 mark closing at new high of 2,399…
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