Posts from GovConWire for 01/03/2018

Jonathan Moneymaker Promoted to Altamira President; Ted Davies Comments

Jonathan Moneymaker, former executive vice president and chief strategy officer of Altamira Technologies, has been promoted to president of the McLean, Virginia-based defense and intelligence information technology contractor…
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Aerospace Vet Vivek Lall Named Lockheed Strategy, BD VP

Vivek Lall, a more than two-decade aerospace industry veteran, has joined Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) as vice president for strategy and business development, Press Trust of India reported Wednesday. Lall previously was chief executive of U…
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SEC to Introduce IT Support Services IDIQ

The Securities and Exchange Commission plans to launch a contract vehicle designed to streamline the acquisition process for information technology platforms and services in support of SEC’s offices and divisions…
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Serco Inc. Lands Spot on Potential $600M FEMA Disaster Recovery Support IDIQ; Dave Dacquino Comments

Serco‘s North American subsidiary has secured a spot on a potential five-year, $600 million contract to support disaster recovery and emergency response missions of the Federal Emergency Management Agency…
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Leidos to Continue Navy Signature Silencing Program Support; Mike Chagnon Comments

Leidos has received a potential five-year, $42 million contract from the Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Carderock Division to continue support services for a signature silencing program at the U…
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Vice Adm. Thomas Moore: Navy Seeks to Transition Some Ship Maintenance Work to Private Sector

Vice Adm. Thomas Moore, head of the Naval Sea Systems Command, has said the service branch plans to hand over some maintenance work on submarines and aircraft carriers to smaller repair companies to help the Navy keep pace with increasing maintenance requirements, USNI News reported Tuesday…
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Triumph Group to Build Landing Gear System for Sierra Nevada’s Cargo Space Plane

Sierra Nevada Corp. has awarded Triumph Group a contract to produce a landing gear system for a reusable lifting-body vehicle designed to support NASA‘s resupply mission to the International Space Station…
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Report: Congress, White House to Address Govt Spending, Immigration Issues

President Donald Trump’s administration and lawmakers are scheduled to return to Washington this week to address a series of issues that Congress kicked into 2018 in order to pass a tax reform measure in 2017, Bloomberg reported Tuesday…
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US Advances Super Tucano Aircraft Sale to Nigeria Through LOA

The U.S. government has moved to advance the sale of 12 A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft, weapons and related equipment to Nigeria, DefenceWeb reported Tuesday. Stuart Symington, U.S. ambassador to Nigeria, presented on Dec…
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CenturyLink Appoints Gaurav Chand, Shaun Andrews to Exec Roles

CenturyLink has hired Gaurav Chand and Shaun Andrews to serve in executive positions and directly work under Chief Operating Officer Jeff Storey. The company said Tuesday Chand, who previously worked at Dell EMC‘s infrastructure solutions group, and Andrews, formerly senior vice president for IP and real-time communications at Level 3 Communications, will serve as executive vice president for marketing and product management, respectively…
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DoD Officials Seek to Expedite Foreign Military Sales Process

Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has said he met with Ellen Lord, top acquisition chief at the Defense Department; and Lt. Gen. Charles Hooper, director of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency; to determine ways on how to accelerate the foreign military sales process, Defense News reported Friday…
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Lockheed to Supply Egypt Helicopter Target Acquisition Sensor Kits

Lockheed Martin has secured a potential $25.2 million contract modification from the U.S. Army to deliver target acquisition and night vision sensor kits and spares for integration onto Egypt’s Apache attack helicopters…
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VIDEO: Naval History in 2017

In 2017, American Sailors continued to rise to the challenges of an ever-changing world. Demonstrating integrity to consistently use their values as their guide, accountability to honestly assess their performance and be their own toughest critics, toughness in the face of danger, and initiative in times of crisis, American Sailors continued to draw on the examples of their predecessors from our shared history…
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