Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 09/12/2018

Raytheon Vet Tom Vecchiolla Named VT Systems CEO

Tom Vecchiolla, a 15-year veteran of Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), has been appointed president and CEO of engineering services contractor VT Systems in a move slated to take effect Dec. 1. He will succeed John Coburn, who has led VT Systems over the past 17 years and will remain as its non-executive chairman, the company said Monday
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John Fraser Named President of Accenture Federal Services’ ASM Research Subsidiary; John Goodman Comments

John Fraser, formerly an executive vice president of ASM Research, has been promoted to president of the Fairfax, Va.-based subsidiary of Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal arm. He succeeds the retiring Eric Warden, a 25-year ASM Research veteran who assumed the role of president in September 2016, Accenture Federal Services said…
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Bill Sullivan: Raytheon Eyes 2019 Completion for GPS OCX Software Dev’t

Bill Sullivan, a vice president and OCX program manager at Raytheon, has said the company expects software development work on a ground-based operational control system for the U.S. Air Force’s GPS III satellites to conclude in 2019, SpaceNews reported Tuesday
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L3 to Update Navy Towed Array Sonar Systems

The U.S. Navy has awarded L3 Technologies a $49.4M contract to provide technical, logistics and inventory management support for the service branch’s sonar devices. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company’s ocean systems division will evaluate, repair and update TB-23/BQ towed array system modules and related test equipment under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract…
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SES Subsidiary Partners With Bushtex to Support USAF’s Satcom Operations; Pete Hoene Quoted

SES‘ government solutions business has partnered with Bushtex to provide training and testing support to the U.S. Air Force’s Air Combatant Command. The collaboration comes as part of a $29.3M contract which tasks SES to deliver commercial Ku band satellite communications technology to the ACC in support of the command’s missions in the continental U…
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Horacio Rozanski: Booz Allen Eyes Gov’t AI Market Potential

Booz Allen Hamilton CEO Horacio Rozanski said during a recent earnings call the company has invested in artificial intelligence as the Defense Department and federal agencies tap into the technology, National Defense Magazine reported Tuesday
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WBSI to Support Marine C2 Training Center Under $71M IDIQ

Web Business Solutions Inc. has won a potential seven-year $70.6M contract to help manage a U.S. Marine Corps center established to train the military branch’s personnel on how to operate command-and-control systems…
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Former USMC Officer Charlie Miles Named PenFed Military Employment Program Lead

Charlie Miles, a two-decade veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, has joined Pentagon Federal Credit Union as director of military employment programs. PenFed said Tuesday. Miles will lead internal efforts to support servicemen, military veterans, surviving spouses and caregivers across the employment life cycle…
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Valiant-ALCA JV Secures $61M Navy Facility Support Extension; James Jaska Quoted

A Valiant Integrated Services–ALCA joint venture has been awarded a potential eight-year, $61M contract to continue to support three of the U.S. Navy’s facilities located in Italy. The JV will deploy equipment and provide services necessary to address housing, facility support, transportation and environmental concerns at the Naval facilities in Sigonella, Niscemi and Augusta Bay, Valiant said Tuesday
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GTS Books $67M Army Contract for Power & Energy Generation Services

General Technical Services has received a potential five-year, $67M contract for tactical and expeditionary power and energy generation services to the U.S. Army‘s Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center…
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