Posts from GovConWire for 02/01/2017

Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications, Selected to Wash100 for NEXT Constellation Launch Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to announce Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications, as an inductee into the 2017 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena…
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Sam Gordy, IBM Federal GM, Selected to 2017 Wash100 for Cloud Security Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Sam Gordy, general manager of IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) U.S. federal and government industries, as an inductee into the 2017 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of influential leaders in the government contracting arena…
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GE-Safran JV Lands $2B DLA Contract for F108 Engine Replenishment Spare Parts

A joint venture of Safran‘s aircraft engines unit and General Electric‘s aviation business will supply F108 military aircraft engine replenishment spare parts to the Defense Logistics Agency under a potential $2 billion contract …
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Air Force Awards Boeing Potential $983M Aircraft Engineering Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured a potential 10-year, $983 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide engineering support services such analysis and technical instructions for multiple types of aircraft…
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Pratt & Whitney Selects Matthew Bromberg to Replace Retiring Military Engines President Bennett Croswell

Matthew Bromberg, a 15-year veteran of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) and president of the commercial engines aftermarket business of its Pratt & Whitney subsidiary, has been appointed to serve as president of the subsidiary’s military engines unit by May…
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Security Firm Telos Eyes Expansion With New Investment From Enlightenment Capital

Enlightenment Capital has invested in Ashburn, Virginia-based information technology security company Telos in a move to help expand the latter’s portfolio of cybersecurity products and service offerings into new markets…
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Trump Cancels Plans to Ink Cybersecurity Executive Order

President Donald Trump postponed plans to sign Tuesday an executive order that would seek to build up the country’s defensive and offensive cyber capabilities and commission a government-wide assessment of cyber risks, The Hill reported Tuesday…
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Navy Taps 9 Firms for $250M Logistics, Program Management Support IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded nine companies positions on a potential five-year, $249.8 million contract to provide logistics and program management support services to the Naval Air Systems Command’s logistics integration department…
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KPMG, St. Michael’s Secure $93M in DLA Financial Mgmt, Sustainment Support BPAs

The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded a potential $60.6 million blanket purchase agreement to KPMG and a separate $32.6 million BPA to St. Michael’s for financial stewardship and sustainment support services to DLA…
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VIDEO: Drone Wars – Industry races to detect and defeat illicit UAVs

A brief outline of the efforts now being undertaken by industry around the world to try and mitigate the emerging threat of readily accessible and easy to operate radio-controlled aircraft, helicopters, quad- and multi-copters, and other UAVs…
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January 31 Market Close: GovCon Index Flat to Record Monthly Loss, Aerospace Primes Lead Declines

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed flat Tuesday with large prime aerospace contractors the main laggards and services companies the predominant gainers as U.S. stocks also fell on continued investor uncertainty over White House policies…
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