Posts from GovConWire for 05/24/2017

Lockheed, BAE Vet DeEtte Gray to Head CACI’s US Operations; Ken Asbury Comments

DeEtte Gray, formerly president of the intelligence and security sector at BAE Systems’ U.S. subsidiary, has joined CACI International (NYSE: CACI) as president of U.S. operations. CACI said Monday that she succeeds John Mengucci and will oversee the Arlington, Virginia-based contractor’s operations business groups in the U…
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Novitas Group Founder Chris Taylor Succeeds Eric Gillespie as Govini CEO

Chris Taylor, founder and former CEO of Novitas Group, has joined government market research firm Govini as CEO. Govini said Tuesday he succeeds founder Eric Gillespie, who will shift into a new role as executive chairman of the company’s board of directors…
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PAE to Help Train Afghan Forces Under $142M Army FMS Deal

PAE has won a potential five-year, $142.1 million contract from the U.S. Army to help train and mentor Afghanistan’s national defense and security forces. The Defense Department said Tuesday that PAE’s government services unit will also provide logistics support services to Afghan forces under the foreign military sales contract…
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Reports: Trump’s Fiscal 2018 Budget Blueprint Sticks to Obama’s 8-Ship Procurement Plan

President Donald Trump’s final budget request for fiscal 2018 has not deviated from the previous administration’s plan to buy eight combat ships and has proposed to reduce aircraft procurement funds by at least $1…
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Air Force Cyber Vet Christopher McDaniels Joins Mosaic451 as CISO

Christopher McDaniels, a 14-year U.S. Air Force cybersecurity veteran, has joined Phoenix, Arizona-based information security and consulting services provider Mosaic451 as chief information security officer…
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Former DHS Official Douglas Smith Joins ENODO Global’s Advisory Board

Douglas Smith, a former assistant secretary for the private sector at the Department of Homeland Security, has joined advisory firm ENODO Global as a member of its board of advisers. ENODO said Tuesday Smith has coordinated private-sector partnerships with all 22 DHS divisions as part of his responsibilities at the department…
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Parsons Lands $70M Contract for MDA Facility Mgmt Advisory, Assistance Services

Parsons has received a potential five-year, $70 million contract for advisory and assistance services to the Missile Defense Agency‘s facilities, military construction and the environmental management directorate…
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Northrop Showcases Multi-Mission Radar Platform at Army C-RAM Test Event

Northrop Grumman has demonstrated a multi-mission sensor technology during a U.S. Army event for counter-rocket, artillery and mortar systems at Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona. The company said Tuesday its Highly Adaptable Multi-Mission Radar system helped operators detect and identify unmanned aerial systems as well as obtain situational awareness data in real time during the test event…
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White House Proposes $19.1B NASA Budget for Fiscal 2018

President Donald Trump’s fiscal year 2018 budget proposal would allocate $19.1 billion for NASA, which represents a $561 million reduction from the agency’s budget under the FY 2017 omnibus spending bill, Space News reported Tuesday…
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VIDEO: DoD Lab Day 2017: US NRL’s Logan on Low-Cost, Ultra-Wideband Phased Array Antennas

Jack Logan, PhD, electrical engineer at the US Naval Research Laboratory, discusses low-cost, ultra-wideband phased array antennas and their potential applications for the US Navy with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian during DoD Lab Day 2017 at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, on May 18, 2017…
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May 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Hits 30 Day High and S&P Close to 2,400

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up for the fourth consecutive with the advancers outpacing the decliners 3 to 1. The GovCon Index reached 30 day high of 94.234, up 0.367 percent. All the U.S…
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