Posts from GovConWire for 12/06/2018

UTC-Rockwell Collins Merger: New Financial Details Emerge

On Nov. 26th, United Technologies announced its move to split the company into three separate businesses following the completion of the $30B Rockwell Collins acquisition on Nov. 23rd. The move will combine UTC’s Pratt & Whitney and United Technologies Aerospace Systems with Rockwell Collins to form Collins Aerospace Systems…
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AT&T’s Chris Smith: 5G Can Help Build Up Citizen Engagement, National Defense

Chris Smith, vice president of shared services at AT&T’s global public sector and wholesale solutions business, has said 5G technology can support government agencies across five areas and one of those is the platform’s capability to build up citizen engagement…
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Sehlke, UiPath Form New Center to Back DoD Financial Mgmt via Robotic Process Automation

Sehlke Consulting and UiPath have teamed up to establish a center that seeks to meet the financial management needs of the Department of Defense through the use of robotic process automation. The Financial Management Robotic Operating Center of Excellence will serve as a “think tank” to advance the development and testing of robotic systems in support of DoD’s efforts to achieve financial accountability, the companies said in a news release Tuesday…
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Todd Stottlemyer Joins CNSI as CEO

Todd Stottlemyer, a former executive at Inova Health System, has been named CEO of health information technology firm CNSI. Alex Nivelle, a principal at A&M Capital, said in a statement published Wednesday Stottlemyer’s appointment comes as CNSI aims to advance innovation and growth efforts…
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SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft Performs 16th ISS Cargo Resupply Mission

SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft lifted off Wednesday aboard its Falcon 9 rocket to bring over 5.6K pounds of supplies and research payloads to the International Space Station. The launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida marks the company’s 16th mission to ISS under NASA‘s Commercial Resupply Services contract, the agency said Thursday…
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David Albritton Promoted to General Motors Defense President

David Albritton, formerly executive director of product development and international communications at General Motors, has been promoted to president of the automotive company’s defense business, PR Week reported Wednesday…
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ULA Delta IV Heavy Rocket Set for Friday Launch of NRO National Defense Mission

United Launch Alliance is scheduled to launch a new National Reconnaissance Office payload Friday at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California aboard a Delta IV Heavy rocket. The NROL-71 mission will take off at 11:19 p…
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Export-Import Bank Taps Four Companies for Aircraft Inspection IDIQ

The Export-Import Bank of the U.S. has selected four companies to provide scheduled and unscheduled aircraft inspection services under an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. Avitas, IBA, ICF and McLarens are the awardees for the multiple-award contract, the export credit agency said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday…
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Lockheed Builds Habitat Prototype for NASA’s Lunar ‘Gateway’

Lockheed Martin has developed at its Cape Canaveral, Fla.-based facility a lunar habitat prototype for NASA’s lunar Gateway that is slated for launch by 2024, Denver Business Journal reported Wednesday…
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Jerry Hathaway Named VP, GM of Leonardo DRS Electro-Optical & IR Business

Jerry Hathaway, a more than two-decade veteran of Leonardo DRS, has been appointed vice president and general manager of the electro-optical and infrared business at the Arlington, Va.-based defense technology contractor…
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Marines Plan Transport Aircraft Procurement

The U.S. Navy‘s Naval Air Systems Command is looking for potential industry sources of C-40 transport aircraft that would be assigned to the U.S. Marine Corps. NAVAIR said Tuesday in a FedBizOpps notice Marines aim to procure two units of C-40, a military variant of Boeing‘s 737-700C commercial airliner, along with training and life cycle sustainment support services by August 2010…
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