Posts from GovCon Wire 4/16/18

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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DISA Awards $592M in Processor Capacity Service IDIQs to AECOM, HPE & ViON

AECOM‘s (NYSE: ACM) URS Federal Services arm, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) and ViON have received contracts worth up to $591.9 million combined for processor capacity services to the Defense Information Systems Agency…
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NASA, Boeing Vet Jon Arena Joins HII Newport News Shipbuilding as VP, Chief Counsel

Jon Arena, former senior counsel of Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) global services segment, has joined Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) as vice president and chief counsel of its Newport News Shipbuilding division…
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ULA Launches Orbital ATK-Built Satellites for Air Force Mission; Chris Long Comments

An experimental satellite that Orbital ATK built for the U.S. Air Force took off Saturday aboard United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Orbital ATK said Sunday the ESPA Augmented Geostationary Laboratory Experiment satellite that launched as part of the Air Force Space Command-11 mission hosted another Orbital ATK-built satellite, Mycroft…
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General Dynamics to Help Expand US Military Intell Data Sharing Infrastructure Under $144M Contract

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) mission systems business has received a potential six-year, $144 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force expand, operate and maintain the network environment infrastructure of a military information system…
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Pentagon Eyes New Joint Office to Advance AI Development; Michael Griffin Comments

The Defense Department plans to deliver by summer a report to Congress that would detail its plans for the establishment of a joint office to oversee artificial technology development and acquisition work between the military and intelligence community, Breaking Defense reported Friday
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University of Virginia Lands Top Spot in Raytheon-Backed Cyber Contest; John DeSimone Comments

The University of Virginia has emerged as the winner of the Raytheon-sponsored (NYSE: RTN) 2018 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition for its efforts to safeguard a fictional biotech company’s network from persistent cyber threats…
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Navy PEO(A) Plans Additional Aircraft Buys Through FY 2023

Rear Adm. Dean Peters, a U.S. Navy program executive officer, has said the service branch’s air anti-submarine warfare, assault and special mission programs office plans to increase its aircraft purchases through fiscal 2023 as a result of increased budget…
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Report: Jeff Boleng Named DoD’s Special Assistant for Software Acquisition

Jeff Boleng, acting chief technology officer at Carnegie Mellon University’s software engineering institute, will serve as special assistant for software acquisition at the Defense Department starting Monday, April 16, Defense News reported Friday
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David Bowdich Named FBI Deputy Director, Paul Abbate to Serve as Associate Deputy Director

David Bowdich, formerly associate deputy director of the FBI, has succeeded Andrew McCabe as the bureau’s no. 2 official. FBI said Friday Bowdich has managed its personnel, budget, infrastructure and inspection and insider threat programs over the past two years…
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VIDEO: Special Operations Forces Conduct Winter Warfare Training Above the Arctic Circle

U.S. Army and Air Force Special Forces conduct winter warfare training above the Arctic Circle, Kiruna, Sweden, Feb. 23, 2018. The training focused on skiing, snowmobile maneuvers, anti-personnel mine and live fire ranges
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