Posts from GovConWire for 08/17/2017

Mitre Names Mark Maybury, John Kreger, 3 Other Senior Execs to New Leadership Roles

Mitre has appointed five senior executives to new leadership roles as part of the McLean, Virginia-based nonprofit organization’s plan to boost focus on technical innovation efforts. Mark Maybury, formerly vice president, chief security officer and director of the National Cybersecurity Federally Funded Research and Development Center that Mitre runs for the National Institute of Standards and Technology, will serve as VP for the organization’s intelligence portfolio, Mitre said Tuesday…
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Report: Trump Ends American Manufacturing Council, Strategic & Policy Forum

President Donald Trump has disbanded two business councils after several CEOs decided to withdraw membership in response to Trump’s remarks on race relations and violence following a white-supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, Bloomberg reported Thursday…
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Pentagon Assigns F-35 Warehousing Task to Australia, Netherlands

The Defense Department has delegated regional warehousing capability to Australia and the Netherlands as part of DoD’s F-35 Global Support Solution strategy. Both countries will manage the international fighter program’s aviation inventory through warehouse and distribution facilities located across the European and Pacific regions, according to an article published Wednesday on Lockheed Martin‘s F-35 website…
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USPTO Taps 22nd Century for $146M IT End-User Support Contract

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded 22nd Century Technologies a potential five-year, $146.4 million contract to provide information technology end-user support services to USPTO’s Office of the Chief Information Officer…
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General Dynamics Subsidiary Awarded $115M for Navy Submarine Design, Devt Studies

A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary has received a $115.3 million contract modification to perform additional lead yard services, development studies and design support for the U.S. Navy‘s Virginia-class attack submarines…
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Lockheed’s Radar Warning Receiver for Combat Rescue Chopper Concludes USAF Technical Readiness Evaluation

A Lockheed Martin-built radar warning receiver component of the tactical mission platform for the Combat Rescue Helicopter program has completed technical readiness level 6 review. The AN/APR-52 RWR system achieved TRL 6 after the U…
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John Paczkowski: ICF to Continue Radiological Preparedness Program Support

ICF has received a potential five-year, $20.8 million contract to support the Federal Emergency Management Agency‘s education and preparedness programs designed to protect communities near nuclear power plants…
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HII Demos Dual-Mode Undersea Vehicle at Navy-Hosted Tech Exercise

Huntington Ingalls Industries has demonstrated the performance of a dual-mode undersea vehicle through autonomous contested battlespace missions that took place at the U.S. Navy-hosted Advanced Naval Technology Exercise…
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Vectrus to Support Army Base Operations in Qatar Under $50M Contract Modification

Vectrus‘ systems business has received a $49.5 million contract modification to help manage U.S. Army base operations in Qatar. The Defense Department said Wednesday Vectrus will perform work in Doha, Qatar, through Sept…
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Globecomm Builds IP Video, Satcom Systems for USS Gerald Ford Carrier; Dwight Hunsicker Comments

Globecomm has supplied multiple communications and entertainment technologies for use on board the U.S. Navy‘s USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier as a subcontractor to shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries…
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ASRC Federal Lands Potential $319M Award for NASA KSC Infrastructure, Application & Comm Services

ASRC Federal‘s data solutions business has secured a potential five-year, $319 million to support infrastructure, applications and communication functions at NASA‘s Kennedy Space Center in Florida…
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John Foley: DSA Leveraged Growth Strategy in PPC Acquisition

John Foley, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Data Systems Analysts, has said the professional services contractor utilized “recent growth” to acquire information technology and management consulting provider Project Performance Company, Philly…
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NIST Seeks Comments on Updated Security, Privacy Controls Guidance

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has begun to seek public comments on a draft version of its updated special publication on privacy and security controls for government and industry data systems, Nextgov reported Tuesday…
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VIDEO: 3-D 360 Experience with electronic warfare

Experience a 360 3-D virtual reality of suppression of enemy air defenses mission from the perspective of an F-16 fighter pilot, employing airborne electronic attack and electronic self-protect, along with a full suite of Raytheon products…
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August 16th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Down While Major Indices Close Up

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed down today, dropping by 0.133 percent to settle at 100.632. Declining shares outpaced advancers 24 to 6. The major indices closed up today with the S&P500 advancing 0…
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