Posts from ExecutiveBiz 4/16/18

Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Govt Recognizes Commercial Satcom’s Role Through 2018 NDAA

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has said the U.S. government recognizes the role of commercial satellite communications in supporting national security and military efforts through the fiscal 2018 National Defense Authorization Act…
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Delta Resources to Help NAVSEA Design Warfare, C5I Systems Under $108M Task Order

Delta Resources has received a potential five-year, $108 million task order to support the  Naval Sea Systems Command’s systems engineering directorate. The company said Friday it will lead an industry team to help SEA 05 design, engineer and integrate warfare, command, control, communications, computer, combat and interoperability systems…
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Preston Werntz Appointed Chief Data Officer at DHS Cyber & Comms Office

The Department of Homeland Security has named Preston Werntz, former head of the technology services section at the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center, as chief data officer in DHS’ Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, Federal Times reported Saturday
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Honeywell Gets $201M Army Contract Modification for Automotive Gas Turbine Hardware

Honeywell International (NYSE: HON) has received a $201.5 million modification to provide automotive gas turbine hardware for the U.S. Army‘s total integrated engine revitalization effort. The Army Contracting Command obligated the full modification amount at the time of award from the service branch’s fiscal 2018 working capital funds, the Defense Department said Friday
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Potomac Officers Club Completes Keynote Speaker Lineup for the 5th Annual Cybersecurity Summit

TYSONS CORNER, Va., April 16, 2018 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has completed the lineup of keynote speakers for the 5th Annual Cybersecurity Summit, which will be held on April 24th at the Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner at 1700 Tysons Blvd, McLean, VA…
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USAF Taps KBRwyle for Air and Space Systems Engineering Support

KBR‘s government services unit has received a 54-month, $32.3 million U.S. Air Force task order to provide engineering assistance in upgrading the service branch’s air and space systems. Under the Tactical Exploitation of National Capabilities effort, KBRwyle will help develop and integrate space, intelligence, and air and missile defense capacities, the company said Monday
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New Army Northeast Research Hub to Collaborate With Industry on Science, Tech Projects

The Army Research Laboratory has established a regional hub on the Northeastern University campus in Burlington, Massachusetts to conduct science and technology projects. ARL Northeast is located at NU’s George J…
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Executive Spotlight: Interview With Doug Lane, Capgemini Government Solutions’ President & CEO

ExecutiveBiz recently spoke with Doug Lane, president and chief executive officer, and a 2018 Wash100 winner, about Capgemini Government Solutions’ service offerings and how he is positioning his company for success in the 2018 federal marketplace…
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US Coast Guard Seeks 3D Printing Equipment

The Department of Homeland Security has released a solicitation notice on three-dimensional printer supplies for delivery to the U.S. Coast Guard‘s aviation logistics base in Elizabeth City, North Carolina…
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Lockheed’s LCS Team Christens Navy’s Future USS Indianapolis

A Lockheed Martin-led industry team christened the U.S. Navy‘s 17th Littoral Combat Ship during a ceremony held Saturdayat a shipyard in Marinette, Wisconsin. Sen. Joe Donnelly’s wife Jill broke a champagne bottle across the USS Indianapolis bow as the ship sponsor, Lockheed said Saturday
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Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force to Prioritize Funding for Combat Aircraft Production, Sustainment

Senior officials at the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force have informed House Armed Services Committee members of the service branches’ programs to buy combat aircraft and weapons systems, DoD News reported Friday
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Reps. Mac Thornberry, Adam Smith Initiate 2019 NDAA Draft

House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) and ranking member Adam Smith (D-Washington) have introduced a “by request” bill to begin drafting a fiscal 2019 defense policy bill…
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VIDEO: F-35B Lightning II CENTCOM Demo

The F-35B Lightning II aircraft arrived at U.S. Central Command on MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., April 4, 2018. The purpose of the two-day visit was to inform CENTCOM senior leadership on the capabilities and limitations of the F-35B platform before it enters the CENTCOM area of responsibility…
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