Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 08/17/2017

Janus Appoints Frederick Nohmer as COO, Richard Gross as General Counsel

Frederick Nohmer, formerly vice president of operations at IAP Worldwide Services‘ global support services division, has been named chief operating officer of Janus Global Operations. JGO said Thursday Nohmer will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the logistics and stability services contractor’s projects in approximately 20 countries…
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BAE Marks F-35 Component Production Milestone

BAE Systems has accomplished 10 percent of its global production requirement under the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft program. BAE said Wednesday the milestone was reached when the company delivered the 318th aft fuselage for an F-35 aircraft from its Samlesbury, Lancashire-based manufacturing facility to Lockheed Martin‘s final assembly and check out line in Fort Worth, Texas…
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Bloomberg Government Unveils New Dashboard for Expiring 8(a) Federal Contracts, Task Orders

Bloomberg Government has introduced a new dashboard designed to help users view expiring government contracts and task orders awarded through the 8(a) set-aside program. Approximately 9,500 expiring federal contracts worth $14 billion combined will be available by Sept…
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MTSI Named to Inc. Magazine’s 2017 Fast-Growth Company List; Kevin Robinson Comments

Modern Technology Solutions Inc. has made Inc. magazine’s list of 5,000 U.S. fastest-growing companies and Honor Roll for 2017. “MTSI is honored to have been recognized on the Inc. 5000 list for an eighth time,” said President and CEO Kevin Robinson said in a statement released Wednesday…
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Lockheed Completes $1B Investment Obligation to Canadian Industry

Lockheed Martin has invested a total of $1.4 billion in the Canadian industry to meet conditions under the 2007 sale of 17 Lockheed-built CC-130J Super Hercules transport aircraft to Canada. The company said Wednesday it fulfilled commitments under Canada’s Industrial Regional Benefits policy a year ahead of schedule…
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UL Aims to Help VA, DARPA Secure Internet of Things, Medical Devices

Illinois-based consulting and safety certification firm UL collaborates with the Department of Veterans Affairs and Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency in efforts to advance cybersecurity into internet-connected devices and medical devices that agencies procure, HealthcareInfoSecurity reported Tuesday…
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James Mattis: Continuing Resolution Affects DoD Modernization Efforts

Defense Secretary James Mattis has said another continuing resolution would affect the Defense Department‘s modernization efforts since it would prevent the launch of new programs, Defense News reported…
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Leidos Tests Unmanned Maritime Vessel at Navy Exercise

Leidos has showcased an unmanned test vessel designed to autonomously navigate and gather data at sea during the U.S. Navy‘s Advanced Naval Technology Exercise 2017. The company said Wednesday its R/V Pathfinder autonomous ship operated in the waters near Panama City, Florida, where it surveyed the sea floor and sent ocean and meteorological data to the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Newport, Rhode Island and the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Panama City…
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Aircraft Carrier Alliance-Built HMS Queen Elizabeth Reaches UK Homeport

A U.K. aircraft carrier built by a BAE Systems–Babcock–Thales Group alliance has arrived at its homeport in Portsmouth, England for the first time. The British defense ministry said Wednesday sailors and a flypast from the Fleet Air Arm welcomed the Aircraft Carrier Alliance-built HMS Queen Elizabeth ship that will support F-35 trial flights beginning next year…
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F-35 JPO Assigns Software Integration Functions to Air Force, Navy Organizations

The F-35 Joint Program Office has assigned a total of 16 software integration functions to the Air Force Sustainment Center and the U.S. Navy. The U.S. Air Force said Wednesday its 402nd Software Maintenance Group at Robins Air Force Base and the Ogden Air Logistics Complex at Hill AFB will offer software sustainment services in support of the F-35 aircraft…
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Oshkosh Defense to Supply Motor Vehicle Parts, Accessories to Army, Marine Corps

Oshkosh Defense will supply various motor vehicle parts and accessories to the U.S. Army and Marine Corps under a potential five-year, $26.1 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency. DLA’s land and maritime division will use defense working capital funds from fiscal year 2017 through fiscal 2022 to procure the equipment for both service branches, the Defense Department said Wednesday…
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VIDEO: ITX | Mechanized Assault Course

Marines with 2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion, Marine Air Ground Task Force-8 conduct a Mechanized Assault Course during Integrated Training Exercise 5-17 at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California, Aug…
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