Posts from GovConWire for 02/11/2015

Roger Krone, Leidos CEO, Chosen to Wash100 for Aerospace, Operations Leadership

Executive Mosaic is glad to announce Roger Krone, CEO of Leidos, as the newest inductee into the Wash100 — a group of influential leaders in the government contracting industry. Krone joined Leidos in July 2014 as CEO and a member of the board of directors following 17 years at Boeing, where he served as president of the network and space systems business for six years until his appointment to lead Leidos…
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Peter Smith, American Systems CEO, Selected to Wash100 for Finance and Employee-Owned Leadership

Executive Mosaic is glad to announce Peter Smith, president and CEO of American Systems, as the newest inductee into the Wash100 — a group of influential leaders in the government contracting industry…
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Sunlight Foundation Gets OMB Commitment to Release Inventories on Gov’t Data Holdings

The Office of Management and Budget will release agency enterprise data inventories to the public in response to a 2013 request by the Sunlight Foundation under the Freedom of Information Act, the foundation reported Monday
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Sean Filipowski Assigned as Senior Military Adviser for Cyber

Rear Adm. Sean Filipowski, director of the warfare integration directorate within the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, has been assigned as senior military adviser for cyber to the defense undersecretary for policy…
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SpaceX Leases USAF Launch Complex as Future Landing Pad for Falcon Rockets

SpaceX has secured a five-year lease agreement with the U.S. Air Force‘s 45th Space Wing to construct a landing pad for reusable rocket boosters at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Launch Complex 13 in Florida…
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Jack Dangermond: FedRAMP Green Lights Esri’s GIS Cloud Service for Federal Clients

Esri has been certified under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program to offer cloud services for government users of a geographic information system technology. Jack Dangermond, president of Esri, announced at the company’s annual geospatial conference that its managed cloud service offering is designated FedRAMP compliant at the moderate security level, Esri said Monday
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February 10 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Up, Orbital ATK and Huntington Ingalls Join

The GovCon Index gained 0.407 points to 68.524 Tuesday, a day that saw the close adjusted with the addition of two new government contracting firms to the Index. Tuesday marked the Index’s first day of tracking new members Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), the company formed out of the merger of ATK’s aerospace and defense groups with Orbital Sciences, and shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls (NYSE: HII)…
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