Posts from ExecutiveBiz 6/8/18

AECOM JV to Extend Savannah River Site Waste Mgmt Support; John Vollmer Comments

An AECOM-led (NYSE: ACM) joint venture has received a $450 million contract extension to support the Energy Department‘s liquid waste management operations at the Savannah River Site. Savannah River Remediation will continue to operate the defense waste and saltstone processing facilities, as well as build a tank closure cesium removal system and an additional saltstone disposal unit, AECOM said Friday
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TeraThink Lands Spot on $6B DLA IT Services Contract Vehicle Via Asset Purchase Agreement

TeraThink has secured a spot on the Defense Logistics Agency’s potential eight-year, $6 billion contract vehicle for information technology services through an asset purchase agreement. The company said Thursday it will compete for task orders to support DLA, service branches and other civilian agencies under the J6 Enterprise Technology Services contract that has a base term of five years and one three-year option…
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Boeing, Air Force to Test Receiver Function of KC-46A Tanker

Boeing and the U.S. Air Force‘s 418th Flight Test Squadron will collaborate to test the KC-46A Pegasus aerial refueling aircraft. The service branch said Thursday it seeks to determine the tanker’s ability to receive fuel from a KC-10 Extender or a KC-135 Stratotanker platform…
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CACI Subject Matter Experts to Discuss Cloud Tech at AWS Public Sector Summit

Subject matter experts at CACI International will deliver a presentation about cloud computing technology at Amazon Web Services‘ 2018 Public Sector Summit, scheduled to take place in Washington, D…
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Former EY Partner Robert Kovarik Appointed to Leidos Board; Roger Krone Comments

Robert Kovarik, a former partner at Ernst & Young and a 28-year veteran of accounting firm Arthur Andersen, has joined Leidos‘ board of directors. “Bob brings the board over 40 years of experience in risk management and auditing for major corporations,” Roger Krone, chairman and CEO of Leidos, said in a statement published Thursday
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Northrop Innovation Systems Sector to Evaluate Anti-Radiation Missile GPS Tech for Navy

Northrop Grumman‘s innovation systems sector, formerly called Orbital ATK, will evaluate the basic functions of global positioning system receivers for a medium-range tactical missile platform for the U…
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John Johns Named SOSi Business Development VP

John Johns, former vice president of business development at KeyW (Nasdaq: KEYW), has been appointed to the same position at SOS International. The more than two-decade industry veteran will oversee SOSi’s business expansion and growth efforts in the U…
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ISARA, Hawkins Group Enter DoD Quantum Cybersecurity Collaboration

ISARA has tapped Hawkins Group to serve as its cybersecurity adviser as the former works with the federal government to protect sensitive data from quantum computing-related cyber threats. Hawkins Group will offer advice as cybersecurity firm ISARA collaborates with the Defense Department to ensure the security of classified documents and high-value assets in preparation for the large-scale use of quantum computers to process data, ISARA said Thursday
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Advanced Space to Help NASA Develop Navigation Tech for Moon Exploration

NASA has awarded Advanced Space a two-year contract to further develop a peer-to-peer lunar navigation system for potential government and commercial use. The company said Thursdaywork under the contract will build on a phase 1 six-month project and cover technical development of software and supporting systems…
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Senate Committee Proposes Additional $110M to Accelerate Blackjack LEO Satellite Program

The Senate Armed Services Committee has proposed adding $110 million to the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act in a push to accelerate a satellite development program under the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, SpaceNews reported Thursday
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Mack Defense Secures $296M Army Dump Truck Supply Contract

Mack Trucks‘ defense business has received a potential seven-year $296.4 million contract to supply the U.S. Army with armored and armor-capable dump trucks. The company said Wednesday the vehicles will be built to help Joint Forces conduct survivability, mobility, sustainment and counter-mobility operations in areas that have austere infrastructure or limited host nation support…
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VIDEO: LCS 11: One Step Closer to the U.S. Navy Fleet

Littoral Combat Ship 11, the future USS Sioux City, has completed Acceptance Trials and is now one step closer to joining the U.S. Navy fleet. Our Freedom-variant LCS is a lethal ship, designed to support mine countermeasures, anti-submarine warfare and surface warfare missions…
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