Posts from GovConWire for 06/09/2017

Nazzic Keene Adds COO Role at SAIC; Tony Moraco Comments

Nazzic Keene, president of global markets and missions sector at Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC), will assume additional duties as chief operating officer of the company. SAIC said Thursday Keene will oversee the firm’s services and solutions sector and take on responsibilities related to procurement, contracts and pricing, communications and information technology operations as COO…
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Raytheon Lands $600M Army Software Sustainment Contract; Dave Wajsgras Comments

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential $600 million contract to provide software sustainment and modernization services for the U.S. Army’s missile defense systems and other strategic platforms…
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Christian Marrone Elevates to CSRA SVP Post

Christian Marrone, a CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) vice president and chief of staff, has been promoted to a senior VP role at the Falls Church, Virginia-based technology services contractor, GovCon Wire has learned…
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McChrystal Group Announces Release of ‘One Mission’ Book With Foreword From Army Vet Stan McChrystal

Alexandria, Virginia-based consulting services firm McChrystal Group is set to release on June 13 the book “One Mission: How Leaders Build a Team of Teams,” by Chris Fussell featuring a foreword by Stan McChrystal, a retired U…
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Boeing-Huntington Ingalls Team to Chase Navy Large UUV Program

Boeing and Huntington Ingalls Industries have partnered to design and build unmanned undersea vehicles as part of a joint pursuit of the U.S. Navy‘s Extra Large UUV program. The partnership will use HII’s design and production facilities in Huntington Beach, California; Newport News, Virginia; and Panama City, Florida, Boeing said Thursday…
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House Bill Seeks to Increase Contract Participation of Veteran-Owned Small Businesses

Reps. Neal Dunn (R-Florida) and Jimmy Paneta (D-California) have introduced a bill seeks to increase the number of service-disabled veteran-owned and veteran-owned small businesses represented on the General Services Administration‘s contracts…
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Former DoD Acquisition Chief Frank Kendall Rejoins Renaissance Strategic Advisors

The Honorable Frank Kendall has rejoined aerospace and defense advisory firm Renaissance Strategic Advisors as an executive in residence. “We are excited to have Frank rejoin the RSAdvisors team after such a distinguished term in government service…
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OMB, White House Innovation Office Start 3-Month Sprint to Draft New Cloud, Cyber, Shared Services Policies

The Office of Management and Budget and the White House’s Office of American Innovation have teamed up on a 90-day sprint to develop new programs and policies that seek to address cybersecurity, cloud adoption and citizen services, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday…
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StackArmor Earns AWS Security Competency Status

Washington, D.C.-based information technology company stackArmor has met the requirements for a Security Competency status under Amazon Web Services‘ partner competency program. AWS has included stackArmor as one of ten initial security consulting launch partners for the former’s competency program which aims to guide clients towards consulting and technology APN partners that can offer security products and services, stackArmor said Wednesday…
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VIDEO: First Japanese-Built F-35A Officially Unveiled

The first Japanese-assembled F-35A was unveiled at the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Komaki South F-35 Final Assembly and Check Out (FACO) facility June 5, 2017. https://lmt.co/2rsBw7A
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June 8 Market Close: GovCon Index and Major Indices Marginally Up

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up for the second consecutive day to 95.373, up 0.878 percent. Advancers outpaced decliners at a ratio of 9 to 1. After a low volume roller coaster trading day the major indices showed marginal movement with all three markets closing up…
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