Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 12/02/2014

CNN: Ashton Carter the Lead Defense Secretary Candidate

According to a report by CNN, former Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter is the lead candidate to succeed Chuck Hagel as defense secretary and will receive the nod from President Barack Obama “barring any last minute complications…
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John Wilson Named VP of MITRE’s Nat’l Security Engineering Center; Alfred Grasso Comments

John Wilson, formerly technical director of MITRE‘s information technology technical center, has been named vice president of programs and technology of the nonprofit company’s national security engineering center…
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House Approves 3 Bills for National Security, Infrastructure Protection

House members have passed three bills that seek to bolster national initiatives to protect vital U.S. infrastructure against security threats, Homeland Today reported Monday. Anthony Kimery writes the Strengthening Domestic Nuclear Security Act would provide the Department of Homeland Security‘s domestic nuclear office with tools for detecting radiological or nuclear weapons…
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Northrop Inks Lease Deal for North Dakota UAS Test Site

Northrop Grumman has submitted a letter of intent to be a tenant at the Grand Sky business park at the Grand Forks Air Force Base in North Dakota, one of six states that have been authorized to test unmanned aerial vehicles…
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Deltek: $2B in No-Bid Contracts Awarded by DHS in Fiscal 2014

Deltek estimates the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has awarded more than $1.9 billion in noncompetitive contracts to industry over the past fiscal year, the Washington Post reported Sunday. Kathleen Sievers, a Deltek senior manager, writes more than 1,600 companies won contracts from the agency in FY 2014 without a competitive bidding process…
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