Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 05/22/2017

Ann-Marie Johnson Named Business Devt Exec for DHS Operations at Unisys Federal

Ann-Marie Johnson, former vice president of civilian business development at ASI Government, has joined Unisys (NYSE: UIS) as business development executive for the Department of Homeland Security for the company’s federal business…
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Gens. Joseph Dunford, Paul Selva Nominated to Retain JCS Leadership Roles

President Donald Trump has nominated Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford for reappointment as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Defense Department announced Friday. Dunford became chairman on October 1, 2015 and also currently serves as principal military adviser to the president, defense secretary and the National Security Council…
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In-Q-Tel, Microsoft, Bain Capital, CNTP Invest in Frame Cloud-Based App Delivery Platform

Frame, a developer of cloud application delivery platform, has secured $16 million in a funding round that included investors In-Q-Tel, Microsoft‘s ventures arm, Bain Capital Ventures and Columbus Nova Technology Partners…
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Raytheon Enters Defense Tech Partnership With State-Owned Firm in Saudi Arabia

Raytheon and the state-owned Saudi Arabia Military Industries Company have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on defense projects and technology development efforts. The agreement will build on Raytheon’s growth plans in global market areas such as air defense systems, smart munitions, C4I systems and cybersecurity of defense systems, the U…
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Leidos to Host Industry Days for NSF Antarctic Infrastructure Construction Program

Leidos will hold industry days on June 13 and Aug. 15 in Centennial, Colorado, to discuss the National Science Foundation’s Antarctic Infrastructure Modernization for Science  program with potential subcontractors…
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SBA: Federal Govt Exceeded Small Business Contracting Goal in FY 2016

The federal government has exceeded its small business contracting goal of 23 percent in fiscal year 2016 by awarding 24.34 percent or $99.96 billion of total contract funds to small businesses. The Small Business Administration said Thursday federal contract dollars awarded to small businesses in 2016 increased by more than $9 billion from the previous year…
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The Potomac Officers Club Finalizes Speaker List for 2017 Spring Cybersecurity Summit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, MAY 22, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has finalized its speaker and panelist list for the 2017 Spring Cybersecurity Summit. Cybersecurity is one of the foremost concerns of leaders in both the public and private sectors…
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ULA Lands $208M USAF Modification for Atlas V Launch Vehicle Production Services

United Launch Alliance has received a potential $208.1 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to continue to provide launch vehicle production support for a new Atlas V rocket configuration…
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Appeals Court Overturns FAA Registration Rule on Recreational Drones

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has revoked a Federal Aviation Administration regulation that required owners of recreational unmanned aerial systems to register their model drones with the government, The Hill reported Friday…
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Accenture to Continue O&M Support for Army Financial ERP System

A business unit of Accenture will continue to help the U.S. Army operate and maintain a web-based financial and asset management platform under a $59.5 million contract modification. The Defense Department said Friday that Accenture’s federal services business will provide operations and maintenance support for the service branch’s General Fund Enterprise Business System along with its year-end activities and baseline and release delivery…
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VIDEO: Exoskeleton Technologies

Lockheed Martin is using this year’s SOFIC exhibition to showcase its FORTIS exoskeleton technologies, which the company is developing in partnership with the US military.
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