Posts from GovConWire for 02/12/2015

Lou Von Thaer, Leidos Nat’l Security Sector President, Chosen to Wash100 for Cyber and ISR Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to unveil Lou Von Thaer, president of the national security sector at Leidos, as the newest inductee into the Wash100 — a group of influential leaders in the government contracting arena…
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Mark Testoni, SAP NS2 CEO, Selected to Wash100 for Cloud and Enterprise IT Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to unveil Mark Testoni, president and CEO of SAP National Security Services, as the newest inductee into the Wash100 — a group of influential leaders in the government contracting arena…
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Sen. Thomas Carper Cyber Bill Pushes Gov’t-Private Sector Data Sharing

Sen. Thomas Carper (D-DE) has proposed a new cybersecurity bill that pushes for threat intelligence sharing between the private sector and government by easing regulatory obstacles, National Journal reported Wednesday
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Northrop Grumman to help IRS Develop Shared Infrastructure; Ed Sturms Comments

Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) has won a five-year, $62.2 million contract to develop an integrated and shared infrastructure for the Internal Revenue Service. The company’s information technology professionals and subject matter experts will perform architecture, engineering and development services under the task order, Northrop said Wednesday
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Bob Work: DoD’s Fiscal 2016 Budget to Balance Personnel, Readiness, Modernization Needs

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work says that the Defense Department‘s fiscal 2016 budget proposal will enable the department to pick up long-term modernization programs following delays brought about by the recent sequestration, DoD News reported Tuesday
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Lockheed, AM General, Oshkosh Bid for US Army’s Armored Vehicle Program

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), AM General and Oshkosh Defense (NYSE: OSK) have submitted proposals for the U.S. Army’s joint light tactical vehicle program, Defense News reported Tuesday. Joe Gould writes the Army plans to award a single company the firm-fixed-price contract for 50,000 armored vehicles and the U…
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Boeing to Consolidate Defense, Space Development Functions; Chris Chadwick Comments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will merge its defense and space business development operations into a single organization with the goal of addressing program risks and cost issues. Chris Chadwick, CEO of Boeing’s defense, space and security business, saidWednesday the future BDS development group will “apply engineering expertise, development program best practices, and program management and integration from across Boeing to our most important development activities…
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February 11 Market Close: GovCon Index Stays Level as Greece, Ukraine Talks Hang Over Market

The GovCon Index mirrored largely flat activity in the larger U.S. stock market to record a nominal gain of 0.091 points to 68.582. Traders showed concern over the outcome of negotiations between Greece’s new government and finance leaders in the Euro zone and are watching the progress of peace talks between France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine, according to Reuters…
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