Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 06/12/2017

Bastion Technologies Awarded $268M NASA Facility Safety, Mission Assurance Contract

Bastion Technologies has received a potential eight-year, $267.5 million contract to perform safety and mission assurance support at NASA‘s Huntsville, Alabama-based Marshall Space Flight Center…
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Orbital ATK Completes 7th ISS Cargo Resupply Mission

Orbital ATK has concluded its seventh cargo delivery mission to International Space Station as part of the company’s Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA. The company said Sunday its Cygnus spacecraft, dubbed S…
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CTC, SAIC Vet Michael Genseal Joins TechFlow as Energy Solutions Business Senior Director

Michael Genseal, a former executive director at Concurrent Technologies Corp. and vice president at Science Applications International Corp., has been named senior director of the energy solutions business at technology and professional services provider TechFlow…
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Accellion Obtains FedRAMP Certification for Cloud-Based Content Collaboration Tool

Accellion has received Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program  certification to offer a cloud-based content collaboration system to federal agencies. The FedRAMP moderate-impact level authorization seeks to facilitate the deployment of Accellion’s kiteworks content collaboration tool on Amazon Web Services’ Cloud platform to help government employees access and transmit sensitive data files, Accellion said Monday…
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House Bill Would Require DoD to Notify Congress of ‘Sensitive’ Military Cyber Operations

The House Armed Services Committee has introduced a bipartisan bill that would mandate Defense Department officials to inform Congress about the U.S. military’s sensitive cyber operations or weapons within 48 hours of implementation, Nextgov reported Thursday…
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Huntington Ingalls Transfers 16th Virginia-Class Submarine for Final Testing

Huntington Ingalls Industries has launched the U.S. Navy‘s future Indiana submarine into James River and transferred the watercraft from a construction facility to a pier managed by the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division in preparation for final crew certification, outfitting and testing…
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Lockheed Gets $59M Air Force KC-130J Trainer Contract Modification

Lockheed Martin has received a $59 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force for the delivery of four customized KC-130J fuselage trainers. The Defense Department said Friday that Lockheed’s rotary and mission systems unit will modify C-130 airframe trainer systems to replicate the appearance, functions and performance of the KC-130J aircraft…
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Report: Mark Schwartz to Leave Citizenship & Immigration Service CIO Post

Mark Schwartz, chief information officer of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service, will step down from his role seven years after he joined the agency, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Schwartz is currently negotiating his last day at USCIS and recently joined the board of directors at cloud-hosted online infrastructure services provider DigitalTown, according to the station…
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DLA Taps Hyster-Yale Group for $400M Material Handling Equipment Supply Contract

Hyster-Yale Group has won a potential five-year, $400 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to supply material handling equipment to U.S. military services and federal civilian agencies. DLA received five responses for the contract via a competitive procurement and will use defense working capital funds for fiscal 2017 through fiscal 2022, the Defense Department said Friday…
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Sen. Chuck Grassley Asks Trump to Reverse Oversight Request Restriction Policy

Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, has asked President Donald Trump to overturn a policy that seeks to restrict responses to oversight requests from committee chairmen, Politico reported Friday…
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VIDEO: Equipping The SOF Warrior

At this year’s SOFIC exhibition in Tampa, Florida, Shephard spoke to the officer responsible for acquiring equipment for SOF operators on the ground and the challenges being faced in these uncertain times…
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