Posts from GovConWire for 02/17/2015

Adm. Michael Rogers, NSA and Cybercom Head, Inducted Into Wash100 for Tech Security Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce U.S. Navy Adm. Michael Rogers, commander of the U.S. Cyber Command and director of the National Security Agency, as the newest inductee into the Wash 100 — a group of influential leaders in the government contracting arena…
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James Peake, CGI Federal President, Chosen to Wash100 for IT Service Delivery Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce James Peake, president of CGI Group‘s U.S. federal market subsidiary, as the newest inductee into the Wash 100 — a group of influential leaders in the government contracting industry…
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Boeing to Upgrade Japan’s Airborne Warning and Control System Aircraft

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $402.8 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to refresh Japan’s airborne warning and control system through a foreign military sales agreement. The company will upgrade four E-767 aircraft and three ground support services under the modification to the previously awarded mission computing upgrade program, the Defense Department said Friday
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Northrop to Upgrade Electronic Warfare System of US Navy Fleet

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a $267 million contract to design a new electronic warfare system for the U.S. Navy’s ships through an open-system approach, USNI News reportedThursday. Sam LaGrone writes the Navy intends for the AN/SLQ-32(V)Y Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program Block 3 system to upgrade the service’s existing EW capability and expand its frequency coverage…
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FAA Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Rules for Small UAS Operations

The Federal Aviation Administration is seeking public comment on its proposed regulation framework for small unmanned aircraft systems that also includes an option for a flexible framework for future “micro” UAS…
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February 17 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Gains on Thursday’s Close

The GovCon Index closed on a high for the fourth straight day Thursday at 19.503 or 0.231 points. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 46.97 points to 18,019.35, the Standard & Poor’s 500 composite index rose 8…
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Larry Flynn, Mark Burns, Amy Gilliland Appointed to General Dynamics Leadership Roles

Larry Flynn, a 20-year General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) veteran, has been appointed executive vice president for the corporation’s aerospace segment. He will assume the position from his current role as president of General Dynamics subsidiary Gulfstream Aerospace and succeed Joseph Lombardo beginning on July 1, the company said Friday
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Obama’s Cybersecurity Order Calls for Threat Sharing Hubs in Private Sector

President Barack Obama outlined his vision to increase public-private cybersecurity data exchange at a Stanford University-hosted summit held Friday and attended by industry executives, The Hill newspaper reported Friday
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