Posts from GovCon Daily 5/15/18

Brent Harvey Appointed Parsons Chief Risk Officer

Brent Harvey, formerly corporate chief audit executive of Parsons, has been appointed as the company’s chief risk officer. He will oversee portfolio, enterprise and project risk functions that Chief Risk Adviser Tom Roell previously managed, Parsons said Monday
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US Navy Selects Vigor Industrial for Arleigh Burke-Class Ship Repair, Support

Vigor Industrial has received a potential $42.2 million contract from the U.S. Navy for repairs and modifications to a guided-missile destroyer. The company said Monday services for the USS Sampson might include surface preparation, blasting and painting…
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Siemens USA Participates in 2018 Infrastructure Week; Barbara Humpton Comments

Siemens USA has kicked off the four-day 2018 Infrastructure Week with a showcase of its cloud-based offerings that can connect city data to leverage infrastructures in the U.S. The automation company said Monday it is coordinating with government and business leaders and infrastructure experts during the event, which aims to enhance U…
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National Guard Stages Nationwide Cybersecurity Exercise for 2018

The National Guard has hosted the Cyber Shield 2018 exercise as part of an effort to establish itself as a versatile service supporting the cyber defense of 54 states and territories. The reserve force component is working with partners from other agencies and industry with the aim of bolstering cybersecurity and technological capacities for national defense, the U…
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Paul Lawrence Named VA Undersecretary for Benefits

Paul Lawrence, former public sector vice president of Kaiser Associates, has been appointed to serve as the Department of Veterans Affairs‘ undersecretary for benefits, effective today. He holds decades of accounting experience, having held leadership roles at several companies, including Ernst & Young, Accenture, MITRE, PwC and IBM, VA said Monday
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Vencore’s Mac Curtis: Applied Research to Distinguish ‘Perspecta’ From Other Govt IT Vendors

Mac Curtis, president and CEO of Vencore, has said the company’s applied research work would help differentiate Perspecta from other government information technology services contractors, the Washington Business Journal reported Monday
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CBO: House Panel’s FY 2019 Defense Bill Would Affect Direct Spending Over 10 Years

A Congressional Budget Office report says that enactment of the House Armed Services Committee’s fiscal 2019 defense appropriations bill would affect the Defense Department‘s direct spending by less than $500,000 over the next decade…
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General Atomics Demos Remotely Piloted ‘Guardian’ Aircraft in Japan

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. commenced on Thursday in Nagasaki, Japan, public demonstrations of its remotely piloted aircraft that will collect data for research and for the development of guidelines for RPA flights…
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Lockheed Lands $92M Award for Army PAC-3 Missile Support Center Services

Lockheed Martin has secured a $91.6 million contract modification from the U.S. Army to support the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 missile support center. Work under the modification covers logistics support recertification and missile repair services, the Defense Department said Friday
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Alta Devices to Provide Solar Power Tech for Naval Research Lab’s ‘Hybrid’ UAV

The Naval Research Laboratory has chosen a solar technology from Alta Devices to help power a small unmanned aerial vehicle designed to fly for a minimum of 3.5 days. Alta Devices said Monday it will provide the company’s technology to the Hybrid Tiger project that aims to demonstrate long-range UAV operations by combining solar and hydrogen fuel cells with guidance algorithms…
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VIDEO: NNS Introduces New 3-D Printer

Newport News Shipbuilding has partnered with 3D Systems to develop additive manufacturing technologies expected to accelerate the adoption of metal 3-D printing in the naval shipbuilding industry.
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