Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 09/05/2017

Orbital ATK, Air Force Enter Military Aircraft Sustainment Partnership

Orbital ATK has partnered with the U.S. Air Force Sustainment Center to support the country’s military aircraft through complementary, composite aerostructure design, manufacturing and inspection services…
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Emily Webster Murphy to Receive GSA Administrator Nomination

President Donald Trump intends to nominate Emily Webster Murphy, a senior adviser at the General Services Administration, as the next GSA administrator. Murphy previously served as a House Armed Services Committee counsel focused on acquisition policy and reform, the White House said Saturday…
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Army Selects 15 Firms for $540M National Guard Facility Construction, Repair Contract

Fifteen companies have won positions on a potential $540 million contract to provide construction and repair services to the U.S. Army‘s Washington and Oregon National Guard units. The National Guard Bureau received 28 bids for the shared firm-fixed-price contract through an online-based solicitation process, the Department of Defense said Friday…
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HR Vet Jeff Pon to Be Nominated as OPM Director

Jeff T.H. Pon, chief human resources and strategy officer at the Society for Human Resource Management, will be nominated to fill the director position at the Office of Personnel Management. He previously served as a Booz Allen Hamilton principal focused on HR, information technology and change management consulting services, the White House said Saturday…
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20 US States, Territories Join FirstNet Public Safety Broadband Network Program

Twenty U.S. states and territories so far have agreed to participate in the First Responder Network Authority’s collaborative project with AT&T to establish a nationwide emergency broadband network…
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NASA Partners With 10 Firms to Advance Commercial Tech for Space Missions

NASA has entered collaborative partnerships with 10 private companies in a move to further space technologies built to grow the commercial space sector and support future space agency missions. The space agency said Friday its space technology mission directorate forged the alliances via the Announcement of Collaborative Opportunity solicitation that paves the way for space act agreements between NASA and industry partners…
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Aerospace Corp. to Continue National Space Tech Engineering, Integration Support Under $861M USAF Contract Modification

Aerospace Corp. has received an $860.6 contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to continue to help the national space community engineer and integrate systems. The Defense Department said Friday the modification exercises the fourth option year under a previously awarded contract and extends contractor services through fiscal year 2018…
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US Govt Officials Urge UN Security Council to Impose Fuel Trade Sanctions on North Korea

Senior U.S. government officials have urged members of the United Nations Security Council to ban the sales of oil and other fuel products to North Korea as part of efforts to help deter the country’s nuclear weapons development and test efforts, The New York Times reported Monday…
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Cubic Gets MS&T Magazine Red ‘Best Programs’ Ribbon Award for Game-Based Training Tool; Dave Buss Comments

A Cubic division has received the Military Simulation & Training magazine’s Red ‘Best Programs’ Ribbon award for the third consecutive year in recognition of the company’s platform that seeks to transform the military training community…
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Black Hills Ammunition Secures Navy Special Ball, Long Range Ammo IDIQ

Black Hills Ammunition has won a potential five-year, $49.9 million contract from to supply the U.S. Navy with 5.56mm special ball, long range ammunition rounds. The Defense Department said Friday the Navy will deploy the weapons to support various operations of U…
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DLA Orders Elbit Systems Night Vision System Spares

An Elbit Systems subsidiary has received a $31.5 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to supply spares and components for the U.S. Army‘s night vision imaging and heads up display systems…
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Army Ramps Up Mobile Rocket Launcher Production Through Industry Collaboration

The U.S. Army has collaborated with industry to accelerate the production of the Lockheed Martin-built High Mobility Artillery Rocket System that works to home in on enemy targets at a range of up to 300 miles, Scout Warrior reported Monday…
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VIDEO: Mattis Briefs Press on North Korea

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis briefs reporters at the White House after a national security meeting held today with President Donald J. Trump following what North Korea says was a hydrogen bomb test.
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