Posts from GovConWire for 02/17/2016

Dewey Houck of Boeing Inducted Into 2016 Wash100 for Cyber & Data Analytics Program Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Dewey Houck, chief data analytics officer for Boeing‘s defense segment, as an inductee into the 2016 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of influential leaders in the government contracting arena…
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Steve Rubley, Thomson Reuters Special Services CEO, Chosen to 2016 Wash100 for Court System Tech Vision

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Steve Rubley, CEO of Thomson Reuters Special Services, as an inductee into the 2016 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of influential leaders in the government contracting arena…
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3 Firms to Help Maintain Navy Surface, Amphibious Warships Under $2.6B IDIQ

Three companies have been awarded spots on a potential five-year, $2.6 billion contract to perform maintenance, repair and modernization work on U.S. Navy surface combatant and amphibious warfare vessels…
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Former DIA Director Michael Flynn Named Member of Brainwave Advisory Board

Michael Flynn, former director of the Defense Intelligence Agency and a retired U.S. Army lieutenant general, has been appointed to the advisory board of Brainwave Science. “We are thrilled to have attracted to our advisory board such [a] prominent and decorated General who shares our interest in transforming the landscape through technological innovation in law enforcement, counterterrorism and counterintelligence agencies particularly in the field of investigations and interrogations,” Krishna Ika, president and CEO of Brainwave Science, said in a statement issued Tuesday…
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Boeing to Upgrade Air Force’s Satellite Comms Anti-Jam System for $55M

Boeing has received a $54.98 million contract modification to upgrade the anti-jam system of the U.S. Air Force‘s satellite communications. The company will work to increase the resilience of the Air Force’s Wideband Global Satcom satellites from electronic threats with a redesigned X-Band anti-jam system, the Defense Department said Tuesday…
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Army Seeks Proposals for Potential $250M Cybercom C2, Ops Facility Construction Projects

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has asked industry to submit technical proposals for the construction of a command-and-control facility that will house the Army Cyber Command and an operations facility for the cyber protection team in Fort Gordon, Georgia…
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Reuters: BAE Systems, Japan’s Daicel Eye US Army for Helicopter Airbag Tech

BAE Systems has partnered with Japan’s Daicel Corp. to offer cockpit airbags for U.S. Army helicopters in a push to establish military and industrial ties with Tokyo, Reuters reported Monday. Tim Kelly and Nobuhiro Kubo write that the partnership with the British defense contractor also works to build on Japan’s military exports following the repeal of a long-standing ban in 2014…
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February 16 Market Close: GovCon Index Extends Rally With 1% Surge, US Stocks Up on Consumer & Bank Share Gains

The GovCon Index carried its positive momentum from Friday’s rally with a gain of 1.531 percent to 70.355 Tuesday — its first close above 70 in two days — on a bounce in confidence from investors that some equities may have been oversold…
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