Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 02/27/2017

Scott McIntyre, PwC Public Sector CEO, Inducted Into 2017 Wash100 for Mgmt Consulting Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to announce Scott McIntyre, president and CEO of the public sector business at PwC, 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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Lisa Mascolo, IBM GBS Managing Director, Named to 2017 Wash100 for Cloud & Analytics Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Lisa Mascolo, a managing director at IBM‘s global business services segment, 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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DISA Seeks Proposals for $7.5B Systems Engineering Contract Vehicle

The Defense Information Systems Agency has issued a request for proposals for a potential 10-year, $7.5 billion contract vehicle for systems engineering support services. Systems Engineering, Technology and Innovation is a multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that seeks to provide engineering services and support projects of DISA and the Defense Department, DISA said Thursday…
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Engility to Help Update DoD’s Systems Engineering Acquisition Policy, Guidance; Lynn Dugle Comments

Engility has received a potential $42 million initial task order to assist the Office of the Secretary of Defense in efforts to develop, update and disseminate systems engineering acquisition policy and guidance across the Defense Department…
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DHS Preps RFP for Border Wall Construction Project

The Department of Homeland Security plans to issue an electronic request for proposals on the design and construction of wall structures between the U.S. and Mexico by March 6. DHS said Friday in a FedBizOpps notice its Customs and Border Protection agency will  launch a two-phase procurement effort that will initially seek concept papers of prototypes for the southern border wall…
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NASA, Lockheed Assess Preliminary X-Plane Design in Supersonic Wind Tunnel

Lockheed Martin and NASA have begun high-speed wind tunnel tests on the preliminary design of a supersonic passenger jet at the space agency’s Glenn Research Center in Ohio. NASA said Saturday it will continue to test a nine percent scale model of the Quiet Supersonic Technology X-plane in GRC’s Supersonic Wind Tunnel over the next eight weeks to collect data on the aerodynamics of the plane design along with aspects of the propulsion system…
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Aerojet Rocketdyne Unveils Missile Tech Integration & Test Hub in Florida

Aerojet Rocketdyne on Friday inaugurated a facility for missile technology integration and testing at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida shortly after the rocket manufacturer completed its acquisition of the Coleman Aerospace business from L3 Technologies…
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General Atomics Forms Reaper RPA Industry Team in Australia

General Atomics’ aeronautical systems business has partnered with four other companies to support Australia’s Air 7003 project that seeks to build medium-altitude, long-endurance remotely piloted aircraft systems and ground control stations for the country’s defense force…
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GE Aviation Invests $200M in Alabama-Based Ceramic Matrix Composite Production Facilities

A General Electric subsidiary has begun development work on a U.S. blueprint that seeks to industrialize ceramic matrix composites and has invested at least $200 million to build two CMC manufacturing facilities in Huntsville, Alabama…
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CBO: Navy’s Ship Procurement in 2017 Plan to Cost $566B Over 30 Years

The Congressional Budget Office estimates the U.S. Navy’s procurement of new ships under its 2017 shipbuilding plan to cost approximately $566 billion in 2016 dollars over three decades. CBO said in a report published Tuesday the figure reflects an average annual cost of approximately $18…
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VIDEO: Fifth Generation C4ISR: The Future of Joint Battle Management

Lockheed Martin is developing solutions that net together platforms, sensors, and weapon systems–extending operational capabilities that go far beyond the power and resiliency of any individual node…
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