Posts from GovConWire for 05/23/2017

John Mengucci Takes On Expanded COO Role at CACI; DeEtte Gray Named US Operations President

John Mengucci, chief operating officer and president of U.S. operations at CACI International (NYSE: CACI), will assume additional responsibilities as COO in an effort to advance the company’s strategic growth initiatives…
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Boeing Gets $1.1B MDA Contract Modification for Kill Vehicle Development

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential five-year, $1.1 billion contract modification from the Missile Defense Agency to continue to provide development support for the Redesigned Kill Vehicle program…
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Forcepoint Vet John McCormack Named Fidelis Interim President, CEO

John McCormack, former CEO of security firm Forcepoint, has been appointed to serve as Fidelis Cybersecurity‘s interim president and CEO, CRN reported Monday. The two-decade security industry veteran succeeds Peter George, who has led Fidelis as chief executive since it was acquired by Los Angeles-based Marlin Equity Partners from General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) in May 2015…
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Reports: Trump’s Fiscal 2018 Budget Plan Includes $607B in Defense Discretionary Funds

President Donald Trump’s final budget request for fiscal 2018 would allocate $607 billion in discretionary funds for defense and $560 billion in discretionary spending for nondefense programs, Federal News Radio reported Monday…
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Former CACI Exec Ryan Vervack Appointed CTO of DroneShield’s US Subsidiary

Ryan Vervack, former chief technology officer of CACI International‘s government services business, has been appointed to the same position at DroneShield‘s U.S.-based subsidiary. DroneShield said Monday his responsibilities will span across the unmanned aircraft technology firm’s engineering teams in Australia and the U…
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Nation Analytics-Celero Team Seeks to Offer Analytics-Based Consulting Service to GovCon Investors

Nation Analytics and Celero Strategies have teamed up to provide a consulting service to investors in the government contracting sector. The service offering combines Nation Analytics’ intelligence data analytics platforms with Celero’s consulting support services designed to provide users updates on custom market reports and analyses as well as competitor performance data, Nation Analytics said Monday…
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Northrop Secures Navy Triton UAS Long-Lead Material Procurement Funds

Northrop Grumman has received a $49.4 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide long-lead components, materials, parts and services required to produce the MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system…
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Navy Awards Sikorsky $55M Contract Modification for CH-53K Production Items

Lockheed Martin‘s Sikorsky Aircraft subsidiary has received a $55 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to obtain long-lead items needed to build four CH-53K  helicopters. The Defense Department said Monday the Navy will use the service branch’s fiscal 2017 aircraft procurement funds to cover the full obligated amount for the lot 2 CH-53K low-rate initial production…
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DHS: Over 700,000 Travelers Overstay U.S. Visas

Over 700,000 legal foreign travelers to the United States overstayed their visas and remained in the country during 2016, according to a report released by the Department of Homeland Security. “This report shows that we have a problem with visa overstays in the United States,” a senior administration official said in a briefing with reporters on Monday, the Washington Examiner reported…
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VIDEO: Utility Task Vehicle | The Corps Report Short

The Marine Corps is a mobile force and can respond to situations with lightning fast speed. 4th Marine Regiment trains with the Utility Task Vehicle to take full advantage of the vehicles capabilities…
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May 22 Market Close: GovCon Index and Market Indices Post Another Positive Day

For the most part all the stock on The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index ended positive for the day as President Trumps Middle East visit shows promise of increased business. Booz Allen Hamilton lead the gains after posting strong Q4 and Full Year financial results…
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