Posts from GovConWire for 02/28/2017

John Borghard, CA Technologies Public Sector Sales SVP, Named to 2017 Wash100 for DevOps & Agile IT Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce John Borghard, senior vice president for public sector sales at CA Technologies, 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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Carl D’Alessandro, Harris Critical Networks Segment President, Inducted Into 2017 Wash100 for Air Traffic Control & Communications Leadership

Executive Mosaic is pleased to recognize Carl D’Alessandro, president of Harris Corp.’s critical networks segment, 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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Boeing Lands $679M Navy Contract to Produce Lot 40 Growler, Super Hornet Jets

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential two-year, $678.7 million contract to build seven lot 40 EA-18G Growler aircraft, five F/A-18E Super Hornet fighter jets and related aerial electronic attack kits for the U…
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Janis Pamiljans to Succeed Thomas Vice as Northrop’s Aerospace Systems Corporate VP, President

Janis Pamiljans, general manager of strategic systems at Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE: NOC) aerospace systems business, has been elected by the board of directors to serve as corporate vice president and president of the firm’s aerospace systems business…
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Reports: Trump’s Budget Proposal to Include 10% Defense Spending Boost

President Donald Trump’s proposed budget will increase defense-related spending by 10 percent and cut the budget of some federal agencies, The Washington Post reported Monday. A White House official said that Trump plans to boost defense spending by $54 billion and request $30 billion in supplementary military budget for fiscal 2017, Abby Phillip and Kelsey Snell wrote…
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Robert Miller Joins Parsons as Security & Intell Division BD Director; Carey Smith Comments

Robert Miller III, a former capture manager at KEYW Corp. (Nasdaq: KEYW), has been named director of business development for the security and intelligence division at Parsons‘ federal group…
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BAE, General Dynamics, HII Subsidiaries Get $121M in Navy Surface Combatant Support Contract Modifications

Subsidiaries of BAE Systems, General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) and Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) have received contract modifications worth a combined $120.5 million to help the U.S. Navy maintain, repair or update San Diego-homeported surface combatants…
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Orbital ATK Vet Scott Webster Joins Ensco Board; Greg Young Comments

Scott Webster, a director at Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) and QinetiQ North America, has been appointed to Ensco‘s board of directors. Ensco said Monday that Webster is an aerospace and defense sector veteran who established Orbital Sciences — a space and rocket systems manufacturer that merged with the former ATK aerospace and defense groups in 2015 to form the company now known as Orbital ATK…
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LeoLabs Raises Funds for Space Debris & Satellite Tracking Service

LeoLabs has raised $4 million in a funding round to support expansion of its cloud-based space debris and satellite tracking services. The investment round engaged global investors such as SRI International, Horizons Ventures and Airbus Group‘s early-stage investment arm Airbus Ventures, LeoLabs said Monday…
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VIDEO: Understanding IoT Security vs IT Security

How can you balance the risk vs reward and embrace the Internet of Things? Find out more https://www.ibm.com/internet-of-thing… IoT has the potential to create real business value and transform industries…
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February 27 Market Close: GovCon Index Hits Record Close on Trump Military Budget Proposal

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed at an all-time record high Monday with large aerospace-and-defense primes the main contributors to gains after President Donald Trump unveiled his proposal to raise military spending 9 percent for the next federal fiscal year…
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