Posts from GovConWire for 11/10/2017

ASRC Federal Appoints Military Healthcare Vet Richard Terry to VP, Client Relations Exec Roles; Mark Gray Comments

Richard “Chip” Terry, a retired U.S. Air Force colonel and former acting chief information officer of the Military Health System, has been named vice president and client relations executive for federal health and defense programs at ASRC Federal…
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Former AT&T Exec Anthony Robbins Joins Nvidia as North American Public Sector VP

Anthony Robbins, former vice president for defense at AT&T‘s (NYSE: T) global public sector business, has joined California-based technology firm Nvidia (Nasdaq: NVDA) as VP for the North American public sector…
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GE Lands Potential $643M Air Force FMS Contract for Aircraft Engines, Spares

General Electric (NYSE: GE) has received a potential seven-year, $643 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide F110-GE-129 aircraft engines and spares to three foreign military sales clients…
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Reports: Germany Eyes Lockheed-Built F-35 as Tornado Fighter Aircraft Replacement

The German air force has declared a preference for Lockheed Martin-built F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft to replace the service’s fleet of Tornado fighter jets, Jane’s 360 reported Wednesday…
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Raytheon, Saab Form Infantry Weapon Modernization Partnership

Raytheon and Saab have signed a partnership agreement to update a shoulder-fired weapon system the latter company designed for use by ground troops in multiple operations. Both companies will collaborate to modernize the Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon offering and identify opportunities to update Saab’s AT4 disposable anti-tank missile system in efforts to help address U…
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Govt Services Vet Duane Andrews Named Accelera Board Chairman

Duane Andrews, former CEO of QinetiQ North America, has joined cloud services provider Accelera Solutions as chairman of the board. Accelera said Wednesday Andrews brings to the company leadership experience in the government services industry that included a seven-year stint as QNA CEO…
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Ellen Lord: Foreign Military Sales Program Essential to DoD’s Intl Partnerships

Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition,technology and logistics, has said the Defense Department‘s foreign military sales program serves as a means for DoD to help build capacities and capabilities of U…
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Ball Aerospace Wins Potential $94M Air Force Contract for Low-Earth Orbit Satellite Tech Support

Ball Aerospace & Technologies has won a potential two-year, $93.7 million U.S. Air Force contract to provide a weather system follow-on microwave technology for a low-Earth orbit satellite. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will also conduct system design and risk reduction efforts for the satellite equipped with passive microwave imaging radiometer and government-hosted energetic charged particles sensor instruments…
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Lockheed to Support F-35, Bomb Tech Maturation & Risk Reduction Efforts Under Navy Contract

Lockheed Martin‘s aeronautics business has been awarded a $34.6 million contract from the U.S. Navy to conduct weapons technology maturation and risk reduction efforts under the F-35 fighter aircraft and Small Diameter Bomb 2 programs…
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VIDEO: Applying Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics at the Bureau

As crime continues to evolve in this digital era, the FBI uses innovative science and technology to advance its investigations and stay ahead of threats. Learn more about STEM jobs at the FBI at fbijobs…
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