Posts from GovConWire for 02/06/2017

Marilyn Crouther, HPE US Public Sector SVP & GM, Named to Wash100 for IT & Cyber Services Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to announce Marilyn Crouther, senior vice president and general manager of Hewlett Packard Enterprise‘s U.S. public sector business, as an inductee into the 2017 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena…
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Dan Johnson, General Dynamics Info Systems-Tech Segment EVP, Chosen to 2017 Wash100 for Cyber & Intell Pursuit Leadership

Executive Mosaic is glad to recognize Dan Johnson, executive vice president of the information systems and technology segment at General Dynamics 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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Reports: DoD Seals $8.5B Deal With Lockheed for 90 F-35s

The Defense Department and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) have finalized an $8.5 billion contract for the manufacturer to supply 90 lot 10 F-35s, an order that is $728 million less than the price of the previous batch of the fighter jets, Reuters reported Friday…
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Toshiba America Medical Systems Wins $828M DLA Radiology Equipment, Training IDIQ

Toshiba America Medical Systems has won a potential 10-year, $827.6 million from the Defense Logistics Agency to provide radiology systems, related accessories and training services to the U.S. Air Force, Army, Navy, Marine Corps and federal civilian agencies…
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DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-4 Satellite Enters Service After Testing & Calibration Phase Completion

DigitalGlobe started to provide its first customer direct access to its Lockheed Martin-built WorldView-4 satellite Wednesday following the completion of in-orbit test and calibration phase. DigitalGlobe said Friday it will add additional direct access clients to WorldView-4 service throughout this year and expects to provide satellite tasking and archive support to all customers in the second half of 2017…
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Air Force Awards Orbital ATK $78M Spacecraft Integration, Test Support Contract

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has been awarded a potential $78.2 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force‘s Space and Missile Systems Center integrate and test a space vehicle for the Defense Department…
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Oxford Performance Materials to Supply Structural Production Parts for Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner

Oxford Performance Materials has received a contract to deliver OXFAB structural production parts for Boeing‘s Crew Space Transportation-100 Starliner spacecraft. OPM said Thursday it also secured an additional $10 million investment from composites manufacturing company Hexcel Corp…
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Stavatti Aerospace to Pitch Javelin Trainer for Air Force T-X Competition

Stavatti Aerospace has announced plans to offer its Javelin military jet trainer and very light fighter aircraft to the U.S. Air Force‘s $16.3 billion T-X trainer program. The company said Friday the Javelin platform, which was derived from the Aviation Technology Group-built Javelin Mk-30 civil jet sportplane, will be offered as a potential replacement for the service branch’s current T-38 training aircraft…
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CNAS, Bard College’s Center for the Study of the Drone Launch New Database on UAS

The Center for a New American Security and Bard College’s Center for the Study of the Drone have introduced a database designed to help the public and policymakers learn about the implications of the proliferation of unmanned aerial systems worldwide, CNAS said Wednesday…
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February 6 Morning Report: GovCon Index Climbs on January Jobs Data, EO on Banking Regulations

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index registered a 0.893-percent gain Friday to 89.263 as gainers outnumbered decliners by a 4-to-1 ratio. Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) was GCI’s top net performer and Cubic Corp…
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VIDEO: Harris Corporation – Hosted Payloads on the Iridium NEXT Constellation.

Leveraging hosted payload space on the Iridium NEXT constellation, Harris has built 81 payloads for Aireon that will deliver 100% air traffic surveillance for every equipped aircraft in the world. Harris has also partnered with exactEarth to provide global maritime coverage…
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