Posts from ExecutiveBiz 6/12/18

Perspecta Leadership Team Rings NYSE Opening Bell; Mac Curtis Comments

Mac Curtis, Perspecta (NYSE: PRSP) president and CEO, led the ringing of the opening bell Monday at the New York Stock Exchange to mark the company’s launch after it completed its separation from DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) and merger with Vencore and KeyPoint Government Solutions…
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Report: DISA Plans to Issue Final Solicitation for $8.2B DEOS Cloud Procurement Contract in June

The Defense Information Systems Agency intends to release in June the final solicitation for a potential 10-year, $8.2 billion contract that seeks to procure a commercial cloud service to accommodate all of the military’s office productivity and email platforms, Federal News Radio reported Monday
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Raytheon to Continue TOW Missile Production Under $130M Army Contract Modification; Kim Ernzen Comments

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will continue to manufacture the tube-launched, optically-tracked, wireless-guided missiles through a $129.9 million contract modification from the U.S. Army. The company said Tuesday the award modifies a previously awarded $320 million contract for TOW weapons production…
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Former DoD Official Jerry McGinn Named Exec Director for George Mason GovCon Initiative

John “Jerry” McGinn, former principal deputy director at the Defense Department‘s office of manufacturing and industrial base policy, has joined the George Mason School of Business as executive director for its Government Contracting Initiative…
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AMC Health-1Vision Team Receives VA Certification, Contract for Telehealth Services

HMS Technologies‘ 1Vision subsidiary and AMC Health have received authority to operate certification and a contract from the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide telehealth services to former military personnel and their family members…
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BAE to Use New Situational Awareness Platform With CV90 Vehicle; Tommy Gustafsson-Rask Comments

BAE Systems has announced it will feature a new situational awareness system in the latest iteration of the CV90 infantry fighting vehicle. The iFighting system is designed to augment a vehicle’s decision-making capacities via data harnessing, and will be installed in the CV90 MkIV vehicle that the Czech Republic will employ for infantry, the company said Monday
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VA Eyes Viability of Blockchain Tech to Support Contract Close-Outs

The Department of Veterans Affairs requests information from industry about the potential use of blockchain technology to facilitate a contract close-out process that is transparent and uses agency resources cost-effectively…
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DRT Obtains AWS Consulting Partner Designation

Amazon Web Services has granted a Standard-Tier Consulting Partner status to DRT Strategies through the cloud infrastructure provider’s partner network. Arlington, Va.-based DRT said Mondayit has supported customers in the design, development, migration and management of applications and workloads with the AWS platform…
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Lockheed Martin Delivers 300th F-35 Aircraft to Hill AFB

Lockheed Martin and the F-35 Joint Program Office have delivered the 300th F-35 aircraft. The 300th Lightning II unit is an F-35A variant assigned to the U.S. Air Force‘s Hill AF Base, the company said Monday
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Gulf Coast Authority Selects Parsons for Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrade Projects; Mike Johnson Comments

The Gulf Coast Authority has contracted Parsons to update pipelines at a wastewater treatment plant located in Bayport, Texas. The company said Monday it will oversee the design and construction of an overflow pipeline and incorporate constructability guidelines to maintain continuous facility operations over throughout the project…
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SSL Aims to Advance In-Orbit Satellite Servicing Through NASA, DARPA Programs; Al Tadros Comments

Maxar Technologies’ SSL subsidiary plans to leverage its work with NASA and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to build up its in-orbit satellite servicing business, SpaceNews reported Monday
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Kennedy Space Center Officials Review Proposed SpaceX Expansion

Officials from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center have reviewed SpaceX’s proposal to expand its facilities in the spaceport to support more rocket refurbishments and other operations, Spaceflight Now reported Monday
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VIDEO: Cislunar Space Habitation – Paving the Way to Mars

Originally published on May 9, 2018 Orbital ATK’s vision for the next step toward human space missions to Mars employs our flight-proven Cygnus advanced maneuvering spacecraft as a human habitat in cislunar space, the region between the Moon and Earth…
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