Posts from GovConWire for 07/26/2017

Executive Spotlight: Interview with Alli Kujawa, Director of Talent Services for John Hopkins APL

“Innovation is who we are and why we were established.” Please tell our readers about your role for John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. Aili Kujawa: The John Hopkins University Applied Physics lab performs research and development on behalf of the Department of Defense, NASA and other federal agencies within the intelligence community…
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Thales e-Security Vet Wayne Lewandowski Named HyTrust North American Public Sector SVP, GM

Wayne Lewandowski, formerly vice president of federal business at Thales e-Security, has joined HyTrust as senior VP and general manager for North American public sector business. Lewandowski will work to turn the federal advisory board’s advice into action as he oversees the company’s work with defense agencies and other federal government clients, HyTrust said Tuesday…
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Lockheed Awarded $86M to Begin Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile Production for Air Force

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) an $86.5 million contract modification to build a first batch of precision-guided missile systems designed to identify and destroy sea-based threats…
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Former SAP NS2 Exec Dan Dorchinsky Joins Nuix as US Govt Business Head

Dan Dorchinsky, former vice president of the professional services group at SAP National Security Services (NYSE: SAP), has joined Nuix as head of the information management technology company’s U…
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Ex-GSA FAS Officials Tom Sharpe, Kevin Youel Page Establish Consulting Firm Onetegrity

Tom Sharpe, former commissioner of the General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service, has established a consulting firm with Kevin Youel Page, former FAS deputy commissioner, FCW reported Tuesday…
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House OKs Bipartisan Bill on Russia, Iran, North Korea Sanctions

The House voted 419-3 Tuesday to pass a bipartisan bill that would limit the White House’s authority to lift sanctions against Russia and provide Congress the ability to veto any measure that seeks to reverse such sanctions, The Hill reported Tuesday…
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Rockwell Collins to Extend Test Range Instrumentation Support for US Military

Rockwell Collins has landed a three-year contract from the Eglin Air Force Base’s Common Range Integrated Instrumentation System program office to provide field, repair and security support services for the CRIIS program…
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Boeing to Continue Navy Aircraft Spare Parts Supply Under $123M Delivery Order

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a potential $122.8 million delivery order by the Defense Logistics Agency to supply aircraft spare parts to the U.S. Navy. The order falls under a previously awarded contract that contains a five-year base period along with one five-year option and work is scheduled to occur through Dec…
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Raytheon to Integrate CyberSponse Platform With Managed Security Service

Raytheon will combine its managed security services with CyberSponse-made automated incident response and security orchestration tools in an effort to help customers automatically detect and respond to cyber threats…
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Rocket Crafters to Build, Test Hybrid Rocket Engine Under DARPA Contract

Rocket Crafters Inc. has received a $542,600 contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop and test a large-scale hybrid rocket engine. RCI said Tuesday it will use its Direct-Digital Advanced Rocket Technology to design, build and test a throttle-capable hybrid rocket engine with a thrust capacity of up to 5,000 pound-force…
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Executive Spotlight: Interview with Dave Dacquino, Chairman and CEO of Serco NA

ExecutiveBiz: Could you tell our readers about what Serco does and what federal markets do you serve? Dave Dacquino: Serco is a diversified company. We have several market areas and the best way to describe it is by sector…
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Engility to Help Integrate, Secure Navy Fleet Network Systems; Lynn Dugle Comments

Engility has received a potential five-year, $39 million contract to provide integration, engineering and cybersecurity support for a U.S. Navy network of ships and systems. The company said Tuesday it will support the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command’s program executive office for command, control, communications, computers and intelligence in efforts to build a consolidated technology platform baseline as well as integrate network and communications systems for U…
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NASA Issues RFP for $145M HQ IT Support Services III Contract

NASA has released a request for proposals for a potential five-year, $145 million contract to provide information technology services to all mission directorates and support offices at the agency’s headquarters…
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John Pitsenberger Named CFO of Former Harris IT Business

John Pitsenberger, former executive vice president and chief financial officer of Sotera Defense Solutions, has been appointed CFO of MHVC Acquisition Corp. — previously known as the government information technology services division of Harris (NYSE: HRS)…
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VIDEO: Moto Monday | Randy “Komrade” Bresnik

National Aeronautics and Space Administration Astronaut Randy “Komrade” Bresnik, a retired Marine colonel, will launch into space to begin missions aboard the International Space Station.
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July 25th Market Close: GovConIndex and Major Indices Close Up

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed up for the fourth consecutive day at 98.755. Advancers outpaced decliners at 21 to 8. The major indices all closed up on the day with the S&P500 at 2,477…
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