Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 02/06/2017

Chris Kubasik, L3 Technologies COO, Inducted Into 2017 Wash100 for Acquisition Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to announce Chris Kubasik, president and chief operating officer of L3 Technologies, as an inductee into the 2017 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of influential leaders in the government contracting industry…
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PAE CEO John Heller Named to 2017 Wash100 for Post-Acquisition & Govt Services Leadership

Executive Mosaic is pleased to recognize John Heller, CEO of PAE as an inductee into the 2017 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of influential leaders in the government contracting arena…
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Raytheon Awarded Navy Environmental Satellite Receiver Processor Support Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon a $50 million contract to provide hardware and support services to the military branch’s Environmental Satellite Receiver Processor  program. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity hybrid contract covers production, engineering, procurement and in-service engineering agent to support the program executive office for command, control, communications, computers and intelligence ESRP, the Defense Department said Friday…
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Former Army Acquisitions Chief Heidi Shyu Named Roboteam Chairman; Shahar Abuhazira Comments

Heidi Shyu, former assistant secretary of the U.S. Army for acquisition, logistics and technology, has joined Roboteam as chairman of the board of directors. The tactical ground robotic systems provider said Monday Shyu will mentor the management team and lead company strategic efforts to grow its unmanned ground vehicle business…
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GSA Tech Transformation Service Looks to Establish ‘Bug Bounty’ Program

The General Services Administration‘s Technology Transformation Service plans to establish a “bug bounty” program that will engage ethical hackers in efforts to discover and address vulnerabilities in TTS web applications, Federal News Radio reported Monday…
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Doug Davis: Intel Seeks Collaboration With DOT Secretary Elaine Chao to Spur Transport Innovation

Doug Davis, senior vice president and general manager of Intel‘s automated driving group, has said Elaine Chao’s appointment as transportation secretary presents an opportunity for the government and industry to collaborate to maintain U…
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OmniEarth to Develop Soil Moisture Mapping Tech Under DARPA Contract

OmniEarth has received a contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop a mapping technology for military personnel to assess, manage and predict soil conditions. The company said Monday it will fuse information from commercially-available synthetic aperture radar and multispectral imagery in a push to develop a precision soil moisture mapping model to aid tactical decisionmaking…
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Lockheed, UK Nat’l Cybersecurity Center Partner for Talent Development Initiative

Lockheed Martin and the U.K.-based National Cyber Security Center have partnered to facilitate a program that seeks to develop the cybersecurity skills of students who are currently in their first year or about to start university…
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Report: DISA CTO David Mihelcic to Retire Before March

David Mihelcic, chief technology officer at the Defense Information Systems Agency, will retire later this month after a three-decade career in government, C4ISR and Networks reported Friday. Mark Pomerleau writes Mihelcic has advocated for efforts to reform the Defense Department‘s acquisition process and said he believes DoD should replace its current requirements-driven procurement system with a needs-based approach…
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Michael Isman: Booz Allen Opens DC Innovation Hub to Facilitate Partnerships With Entrepreneurs, Startups

Michael Isman, a vice president and strategic innovation group executive at Booz Allen Hamilton, has said the company unveiled a new center in downtown Washington in May 2016 as part of the firm’s investment efforts to advance innovation, Federal News Radio reported Friday…
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NASA Eyes March 19 Launch for Orbital ATK’s 7th ISS Cargo Resupply Mission

NASA aims to launch on March 19 an Orbital ATK-built Cygnus spacecraft to perform the seventh cargo delivery mission to the International Space Station. Orbital ATK’s Cygnus will have a 30-minute launch window that will start at approximately 10:56 p…
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