Posts from GovConWire for 08/07/2018

Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh: Agencies Should Modernize Data Centers With Converged, Hyperconverged Tech

Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer of Dell EMC’s federal business, has said government agencies that aim to achieve digital transformation and address mission-critical challenges should begin with data center modernization through the adoption of converged and hyperconverged infrastructure technologies…
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Randy Phillips Named Leidos Corporate Dev’t SVP; James Reagan Comments

Randy Phillips, senior vice president for corporate development at Ellucian, has joined Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) in the same capacity. He will oversee Leidos’ strategic growth and development efforts through mergers and acquisitions, the company said Monday
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PAE JV Secures Potential $609M NASA Kennedy Support Contract

A joint venture that includes PAE has received a potential eight-year, $608.7 million  contract to support the institutional activities at NASA‘s Kennedy Space Center and other agency facilities close to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida…
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Report: DHS Appoints Bob Kolasky to Head National Risk Management Center

Bob Kolasky, acting assistant secretary for infrastructure protection at the Department of Homeland Security’s National Protection and Programs Directorate, has been named director of the National Risk Management Center, MeriTalk reported Monday
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Air Force Issues Draft RFP for Light Attack Aircraft Program

The U.S. Air Force has issued a draft solicitation for the Light Attack Aircraft program as the service prepares to release the final request for proposals in December. The draft RFP comes after it wrapped up the Light Attack Experiment’s second phase that involved aircraft offerings from Textron and the Sierra Nevada–Embraer team, the Air Force said Monday
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General Dynamics to Support Postal Service IT Infrastructure Under Potential $467M IDIQ

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has secured a potential $467 million contract to help the U.S. Postal Service update and sustain the agency’s enterprise information technology infrastructure. The company said Monday its IT business will provide technical services, products and components for USPS to manage productivity, customer service and performance as part of the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract…
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Matt Desch: Iridium to Enter 10-Year ‘Capex Holiday’ After Final NEXT Satellite Launch

Iridium Communications CEO Matt Desch has said he expects the company to start a “capex holiday” over a 10-year period once it completes the Iridium NEXT satellite constellation, SpaceNews reported Monday
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Raytheon Opens Radar Development Hub in Massachusetts

Raytheon has invested $72 million to establish a facility in Andover, Mass., for the company’s radar development, integration and testing efforts. The 30,000-square-foot facility features two near-field radar test ranges, a 1…
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Frank St. John: Lockheed Kicks Off Devt Work on Two Hypersonic Programs

Frank St. John, executive vice president of missiles and fire control business at Lockheed Martin, told Defense News in an interview published Monday that the company has begun work on the hypersonic conventional strike weapon and hypersonic glider…
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Booz Allen to Help Air Force Develop Cyber Tech Platforms

Booz Allen Hamilton has won a potential five-year, $47.4 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to develop technology platforms to support the military service’s operational cyber resiliency initiatives…
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