Posts from GovConWire for 01/23/2015

DARPA Seeks Partners for UAS Autonomy Program; Jean-Charles Lede Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is seeking potential partners to participate in open architecture and technology interchange meetings under phase 1 of the agency’s Collaborative Operations in Denied Environment program…
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Robert Stewart: Defense Department Wants 10-Year Extension of Small Business Mentor-Protege Program

The Defense Department is seeking a 10-year extension of its small business mentoring program in an effort to help small enterprises compete for defense contracts, DoD News reportedThursday. Claudette Roulo writes the Small Business Mentor-Protege Program, initiated in 1991, remains in the pilot program category…
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Amy Steinberg to Lead Vistronix’s Analytics, Modernization, Cyber Defense Operations; Paul Falkler Comments

Amy Steinberg, formerly a management executive at Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), has joined Vistronix as vice president and general manager of analytics, modernization and cyber defense operations within the national intelligence sector…
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General Atomics to Provide UAS Logistics Support Under AF Foreign Military Sale

A General Atomics business unit will provide logistics support for U.K.-operated unmanned aircraft as part of a potential $34.6 million foreign military sale through the U.S. Air Force, the San Diego Business Journal reported Thursday
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Mike Barthlow Joins Cubic as C4ISR Strategy VP; Mike Twyman Comments

Mike Barthlow, formerly executive vice president and chief strategy officer of Iris Technology, has joined Cubic‘s (NYSE: CUB) defense applications business as vice president of C4ISR strategy and business development…
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Timothy Cooke Appointed ASI Government President, CEO

Dr. Timothy Cooke, president of the consulting division at ASI Government, will serve as president and CEO at the Arlington, Virginia-based professional services contractor beginning on Feb. 15. He succeeds Kimberly McCabe, who has led the company over the past four years and will remain as a board member, ASI said Thursday
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January 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Sets Record High, Traders Welcome ECB Stimulus Plan

The GovCon Index set a new record-high Thursday with a gain of 1.134 points — or 1.543 percent — to close at 72.346. All but two stocks on the index recorded increases in a day that saw the GovCon Index surpass the previous record of 71…
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