Posts from GovCon Daily 5/11/18

CBP Taps Unisys for Cargo, Traveler Risk Assessment Support Task Order; Amy Rall Comments

Unisys has received a task order from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to build and operate systems designed to help CBP’s targeting and analysis systems program directorate assess risks associated with passengers and cargo that enter the country…
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Inmarsat’s Kai Tang: First Responders Need ‘Reliable’ Satcom Services in the Aftermath of Disasters

Kai Tang, chief commercial officer at Inmarsat Government, has said first responders and other public safety officials should have access to ‘reliable’ satellite communications services following an earthquake and other major natural disasters…
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Nicholas Veasey Named Investor Relations Director at Booz Allen Hamilton

Nicholas Veasey, director of mergers and acquisitions at Booz Allen Hamilton, will direct the company’s investor relations unit effective June 30. The company said Thursday that Veasey will replace Curt Riggle, who will head the internal education for finance and will continue serving the investor relations unit through summer to help during the transition period…
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Air Force Taps Raytheon to Sustain Cross-Domain Multinational Data Sharing Platform

Raytheon‘s intelligence, information and services business has received a potential five-year, $37.4 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to sustain a technology platform that helps multinational forces share intelligence data…
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AFRL Completes Demonstration of New Maintenance Robotic System

The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory’s Manufacturing Technologies Division has showcased a new a robotic system for aircraft maintenance. The Advanced Automation for Agile Aerospace Applications or A5 robot uses sensor feedback to perform factory work in localized environments, Wright-Patterson AF Base said Thursday
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House Lawmakers Introduce Digital Government Services Delivery Bill

Reps. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., and John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, have introduced a bill that seeks to improve the delivery of government services to the public through online platforms. The 21st Century Integrated Digital Experience Act would establish standards for mobile security interfaces across federal websites, according to an article published Thursday on Ratcliffe’s website…
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Raytheon Lands Potential $530M Contract to Produce RAM Block 2 Missiles for Navy, FMS Clients

Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) missile systems business has received a potential $529.7 million contract to provide updated Rolling Airframe Missiles to the U.S. Navy and three foreign military sales customers…
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Former CACI, Leidos Exec Marjorie Bailey Joins Neustar as HR SVP

Marjorie Bailey, a 25-year human resources executive, has joined information services provider Neustar as senior vice president of HR. She will report directly to President and CEO Lisa Hook and oversee talent acquisition and development, employee engagement and diversity functions in her new position, Neustar  said Thursday
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Harris Gets $141M Contract to Support India’s Air Traffic Mgmt Comms Tech Modernization

Harris has secured a potential $15-year, $141 million contract from the Airports Authority of India to help modernize the country’s air traffic management communications system. The company said Thursday it aims to help AAI update network operations and security measures as well as increase the performance, quality and reliability of the Indian ATM infrastructure through the Futuristic Telecommunications Infrastructure initiative…
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George Tagg Named Hill+Knowlton Government & Public Sector Practice Head

George Tagg Jr., former adviser at departments of State and Defense, has joined Hill+Knowlton Strategies as global head of its newly established government and public sector practice. H+K said Thursday Tagg will work with the communications consulting firm’s executives and client leads to support customers across the globe…
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VIDEO: Ready Break! View From Lead Blue Angel

  CHERRY POINT, N.C. (May 6, 2018) The U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, performs at the Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Cherry Point Air Show 2018. The Blue Angels are scheduled to perform more than 60 demonstrations at more than 30 locations across the U…
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