Posts from GovConWire for 09/13/2018

Fluor Lands $2B DOE Oil Reserve Mgmt Contract Extension; Tom D’Agostino Quoted

A Fluor (NYSE: FLR) subsidiary has received a potential $2B contract extension to continue to manage and operate the country’s emergency crude oil supply for the Energy Department. DOE exercised a contract option for Fluor Federal Petroleum Operations to continue life extension construction and engineering work for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve through March 31, 2024, the company said Wednesday
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Kim Doering, Mike Durboraw, Keith McCollum Named to VP Roles at Dynetics

Dynetics has promoted Kim Doering, Mike Durboraw and Keith McCollum to vice president roles to lead the company’s space systems, intelligence and spectrum warfare, and systems technologies divisions…
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Tech Industry Vet Gil Tadmor Named DLH CTO

Gil Tadmor, a more than 30-year information technology industry veteran, has been appointed chief technology officer of DLH Holdings. DLH said Wednesday Tadmor will report to President and CEO Zachary Parker and oversee health IT, data analytics and big data projects with federal customers in his new position…
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Dana Mehnert Named President of Harris Communication Systems; William Brown Quoted

Dana Mehnert, senior vice president and chief global business development officer at Harris (NYSE: HRS), will be functioning as president of the firm’s communication systems business beginning Sept…
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Boeing Gets $195M Modification to Upgrade Navy P-8A Aircrew Training System

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $194.5M modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract that provides for production concurrency updates to the U.S. Navy‘s and the Australian government’s P-8A Aircrew Training System…
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Matt Desch: Iridium to Deorbit Remaining First-Gen Satellites in Q1 2019

Iridium Communications CEO Matt Desch has said the company intends to deboost the last batch of its legacy satellites in the first quarter of 2019 as it plans to transition all network functions to the Iridium NEXT constellation, SpaceNews reported Wednesday
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Army Evaluates Detection Capabilities of Northrop Battle Command System in Live Air Test

The U.S. Army has assessed the detecting and tracking capabilities of Northrop Grumman‘s Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System during a live air test conducted in New Mexico. Northrop said Wednesday the IBCS combined data from sensors and different sources of information during the three-week test to create virtual engagements of real and simulated aerial targets…
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Altamira Expands Fairborn, Ohio Office to Support Defense Work; Ted Davies Comments

Altamira Technologies has expanded its footprint in the Dayton, Ohio region to at least 30,000 square feet with the opening of a new office space in Fairborn, the Dayton Business Journal reported Wednesday
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ULA Prepares for Final Delta II Launch With ICESat-2 Mission

United Launch Alliance has started preparing for the Sept. 15launch of a Northrop Grumman-built spacecraft via the Delta II 7420-10, marking the rocket’s last launch into space. ULA said Wednesday the Delta II configuration rocket will carry NASA’s Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 to space, where it will monitor the changes in the ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica…
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Carahsoft to Resell Senzing’s AI-Based Software via NASA SEWP Vehicle

Senzing and Carahsoft Technology have partnered to offer public sector customers an artificial intelligence-based platform designed to search for identities across multiple data sources. Carahsoft serves as master government reseller of the Entity Resolution 2…
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