Posts from GovConWire for 11/07/2018

Neel Dev Promoted to CenturyLink EVP, CFO

Neel Dev, formerly group vice president of finance at CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL), has been promoted to executive VP and chief financial officer at the telecommunications provider. He has served as CenturyLink’s CFO on an interim basis since Sunit Patel stepped down from the position in September, the company said Tuesday…
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DigitalGlobe Gets Potential $900M NRO EnhancedView Imagery Contract Extension; Dan Jablonsky Quoted

Maxar Technologies’ (NYSE: MAXR) DigitalGlobe subsidiary has secured a potential three-year, $900M contract extension from the National Reconnaissance Office to provide commercial imagery to the U…
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NSA Certifies Harris’ Software-Based Handheld Radio Tech

Harris has obtained Type-1 certification from the National Security Agency for a handheld networking radio technology the company designed to help military users transmit data and voice communications…
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CACI Lands $194M Task Order for IT Modernization Support Services; Ken Asbury Quoted

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has secured a potential three-year, $194M task order to deliver information technology management support services to the Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Administration…
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Jacobs Secures $138M NASA Kennedy Center Operations Support Extension

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) will continue to support tests and operations at NASA‘s Kennedy Space Center under a one-year, $137.5M contract extension. The company said Tuesday it will help the agency manage ground and launch systems, as well as process payloads for the Cape Canaveral, Fla…
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Kamal Dua Joins Leidos as SVP, Chief Audit Executive; Roger Krone Quoted

Kamal Dua, a finance and risk management professional with over three decades of audit and corporate governance experience, has joined Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) as senior vice president and chief audit executive…
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Lockheed Completes Installation of Telephonics Radar on 74K Aerostat System

Lockheed Martin has retrofitted its 74K Aerostat System with a Telephonics-made radar to further support warfighting missions on land and at sea. Lockheed said Tuesday the installation of the RDR-1700B radar succeeds the integration of other radar sensors from Leonardo and Northrop Grumman and electro-optic/infrared cameras from L3 Technologies‘ Wescam subsidiary on the airship…
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Perspecta to Support Air Force Nuclear Detonation Detection Tech R&D; Mac Curtis Quoted

Perspecta has received a potential six-year, $49.8M contract to help the U.S. Air Force develop nuclear detonation detector systems to support treaty monitoring requirements and other technology applications…
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NASA Receives Airbus-Built Service Module for Orion EM-1 Spacecraft

The Airbus-built service module for NASA’s uncrewed Lockheed Martin-built Orion spacecraft has arrived at Kennedy Space Center to undergo a series of tests and integration work in preparation for the Exploration Mission-1 program…
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Tim Berners-Lee Seeks to Address Privacy Issues, Fake News via ‘Magna Carta for the Web’

Tim Berners-Lee, creator of the World Wide Web, has introduced a new contract that outlines a set of principles for internet companies to protect privacy, advance transparency of their algorithms and address online abuse, The Telegraph reported Monday…
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Northrop Sets Nov. 7 Launch for NASA’s ICON Satellite Aboard Pegasus Rocket

Northrop Grumman is set to launch on Wednesday, Nov. 7, a NASA satellite built to explore Earth’s space environment aboard its Pegasus XL rocket. The company said Tuesday Pegasus carrying the Northrop-built Ionospheric Connection Explorer satellite will be dropped in mid-air by the Stargazer L-1011 carrier aircraft once the plane takes off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida…
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