Posts from ExecutiveBiz 4/25/18

State Dept OKs $180M in F-16 Training Support, Precision Guided Kit Requests From Netherlands

The State Department has approved two foreign military sales agreements worth approximately $180 million combined for the Dutch government to buy from the U.S. government M1156 precision guided kits as well as defense services and articles in support of its air force’s F-16 training unit…
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DoD, Dedrone Partner to Experiment With UAS Detection Tech

The Defense Department has partnered with Dedrone to test a company-built technology’s capacity to assess, measure and responding to unmanned aerial systems that may pose threats to base security and flight operations…
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SpaceNet Team Gets USGIF Award for GEOINT Efforts; Radiant Solutions’ Tony Frazier Comments

The SpaceNet team has received the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation’s Industry Achievement Award in recognition of its efforts to adopt GEOINT technologies and services. Maxar Technologies’ Radiant Solutions business teamed up with CosmiQ Works and NVIDIA to launch the SpaceNet open innovation project in August 2016, the companies said Tuesday
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Air Force Schedules Phase Two of Light-Attack Experiment; David Goldfein Comments

The U.S. Air Force will initiate the second phase of its light-attack experiment, focusing on sustaining requirements and coordinating with the systems of U.S. allies, Flight Global reported Tuesday. Gen…
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Engility Joins Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies’ NASA Mission Systems Support Team

Engility has joined a Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies-led industry team that will support operations at NASA‘s Houston-based human spaceflight hub under a potential eight-year, $1.12 billion contract…
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DynCorp Lands Spot on Potential $25.5B Army Logistics Support IDIQ

DynCorp International will compete for task orders to provide logistics services for the U.S. Army‘s Program Executive Office for Aviation under a potential 10-year, $25.5 billion indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract…
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SpaceX Targets May 4 Launch for Falcon 9 ‘Block 5’ Rocket Configuration

SpaceX plans to launch on May 4 its updated Falcon 9 rocket from a launch pad at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida to bring into orbit a Thales Alenia Space-built communications satellite for Bangladesh, Spaceflight Now reported Tuesday
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Intelsat General to Continue Global TV, Radio Programming Support for U.S. Military

An Intelsat subsidiary has received a potential five-year contract to provide television and radio programming services to U.S. warfighters deployed worldwide via the American Forces Network. Intelsat General said Tuesday it will collaborate with SES Government Solutions, Korea Telecom and Allen Communications to facilitate broadcasting for U…
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CTC CEO Ed Sheehan Accepts Patriot Award Through DoD’s Service Member Support Program

Ed Sheehan, president and CEO of Concurrent Technologies Corp., has received recognition from the Defense Department‘s Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve program. Kevin Hillegas, a CTC employee and Army National Guard member, nominated Sheehan for the ESGR’s Patriot Award, the company said Tuesday
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Executive Spotlight: Interview With Michelle Hertz, VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary of CGI Federal

ExecutiveBiz talked with Michelle Hertz, vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, about her background, CGI Federal’s growth over the past decade and her views on the federal acquisition process…
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Executive Mosaic is Expanding its Va.-Based Sales Team

Thanks to all our readers and members, Executive Mosaic is rapidly expanding and growing its Northern Virginia and satellite offices. Due to increased success with ArchIntel and our 4X24 Leadership Program, we will be adding three sales team members in the roles of Outside Sales Executive, Junior Sales Executive and Account Manager…
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Marines Seek Potential Fire Support Tech Sources

The U.S. Marine Corps has issued a sources sought notice for potential industry sources of a system that can perform fire support at a range of up to 37 miles. A FedBizOpps notice posted Monday says the Marine Corps Rapid Capabilities Office seeks ideas to design, build, integrate and demonstrate an Organic Precision Fire platform…
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VIDEO:Welcome Jim Bridenstine to the NASA Family

Jim Bridenstine officially took office as the 13th administrator of NASA on Monday, April 23rd, after he was given the oath of office by Vice President Mike Pence at the agency’s headquarters in Washington…
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