Posts from GovCon Wire 5/11/18

Michael Gulino Named FCI Enterprises President, CEO

Michael Gulino, formerly executive chairman and corporate strategist at FCI Enterprises, has been named president and CEO of the Chantilly, Va.-based government technology and financial services contractor…
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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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Wade Warren Named Intl Devt Chief Strategy Officer at Deloitte Federal Practice

Wade Warren, formerly acting deputy administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development, has been appointed chief strategy officer for international development organizations at Deloitte Consulting‘s federal practice…
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White House Forms New Select Committee to Coordinate Federal AI R&D Initiatives

The White House has created a select committee on artificial intelligence that will operate as part of the National Science and Technology Council. The establishment of the new committee comes as the Trump administration makes AI as a research-and-development priority and works to maintain the country’s technological leadership, the White House said Monday in a summary report of the AI for American Industry summit…
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James Blair Promoted to L3 VP, Treasurer

James Blair Jr., vice president of financial operations at L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL), has been promoted to vice president and treasurer at the New York City-based defense contractor. L3 said Thursday Blair succeeds Stephen Souza and and oversee the company’s global banking, foreign exchange, capital markets, rating agency relations, cash planning and risk management functions…
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Johns Hopkins APL to Engineer USAF Space Systems Under $93M IDIQ

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has secured a potential $93 million  indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to help the U.S. Air Force engineer space systems. APL will provide specialized research and development, systems engineering and technical support services to the military branch, the Defense Department said Thursday
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WBB Promotes Richard Justice to Business Development VP

Whitney, Bradley & Brown has promoted Richard Justice to vice president of business development at the Reston, Va.-based professional services provider. The company said Thursday Justice holds 26 years of U…
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Coast Guard Seeks Proposals for Long-Range/Ultra-Long Endurance Drone Tech Demonstration

The U.S. Coast Guard has released a request for proposals for a program to conduct a demonstration of long-range/ultra-long endurance unmanned aircraft systems designed to perform intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations…
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Former FirstNet Execs Form New Consulting Firm to Advance Public Safety App Devt

Former senior executives at the First Responder Network Authority have established a new advisory firm that will provide venture capital, consulting support and technology business accelerator services to companies in the public safety sector…
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USAF, NSF Partner for National Security R&D Effort; Heather Wilson Comments

The U.S. Air Force and the National Science Foundation have signed a letter of intent to jointly conduct research and development efforts supporting national security. The NSF said Wednesday the partnership will focus on studies in the areas of space and geosciences, advanced materials sciences, information and data science and the development of the scientific workforce…
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Tech Sector Vet Rita Lane Appointed to L3 Board; Christopher Kubasik Comments

Rita Lane, a more than two-decade technology industry veteran, has joined the board of directors of L3 Technologies. L3 said Wednesday Lane’s appointment increases the number of L3’s board members to 10…
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VIDEO: Welcome Home USS Lake Champlain!

SAN DIEGO (May 09, 2018) Friends and family turn out to welcome home their Sailors aboard the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) as the ship returns to Naval Base San Diego following a deployment with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group to the U…
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