Posts from GovConWire for 11/17/2014

Anne Altman, IBM Federal Head, Lands ‘Executive of the Year’ Honor at GovCon Awards

Anne Altman, general manager of federal government and industries at IBM, has been selected as this year’s winner of the Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards‘ “Executive of the Year” honor for leaders of contractors that exceed $300 million in revenue…
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American Systems, Agilex Chosen for ‘Contractor of the Year’ Distinctions at GovCon Awards

American Systems and Agilex are among this year’s winners of the Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards‘ “Contractor of the Year” honor, which sees American Systems take the prize for companies with annual revenue greater than $300 million and Agilex in the $75 million-$300 million revenue category…
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Wendy Masiello, DCMA Chief, Chosen as GovCon Awards’ ‘Public Sector Partner of the Year’

Wendy Masiello, a lieutenant general for the Air Force and director of the Defense Contract Management Agency, was recognizedThursday for her selection to receive the Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards‘ “Public Sector Partner of the Year” honor…
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Raytheon, DRS Subsidiary Win $28M Contract for Army Tech Integration Program

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and a subsidiary of DRS Technologies will support the U.S. Army‘s Horizontal Technology Integration Second Generation Forward Looking Infrared program under a $28 million contract…
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Elissa Slotkin Due for Asst. Defense Secretary for Int’l Security Affairs Nomination

Elissa Slotkin, principal deputy assistant secretary of defense for international security affairs, is due to receive nomination as assistant secretary of the same office within the Defense Department, the White House announced Thursday
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November 17 Morning Report: GovCon Index Down on Friday’s Close

The GovCon Index ended trading Friday at 68.933, down by 0.086 percent, or 0.059 points, from Thursday’s close. The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.1 percent to 17634.74, while the S&P 500 composite index increased 0…
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Chuck Hagel: Pentagon Seeks Industry Partnerships to Shape Future Defense Innovation

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has unveiled a new defense initiative that seeks to give the U.S. military an edge over potential adversaries in technological superiority, DoD News reportedSaturday. Cheryl Pellerin writes Hagel discussed the Defense Department‘s latest innovation strategy during a keynote address at the annual Reagan National Defense Forum held Saturday night in California…
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