Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 12/20/2017

State Dept OKs Poland’s $200M Follow-On Request for F-16 Sustainment Services

The State Department has given Poland the green light to procure follow-on F-16 aircraft  sustainment and support services from the U.S. government under a potential $200 million foreign military sales deal…
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Engility to Support Federal IT Modernization Efforts Under GSA’s $50B Alliant 2 Vehicle

Engility plans to help federal customers modernize information technology systems through the company’s position on the potential $50 billion Alliant 2 governmentwide acquisition contract vehicle awarded in November…
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General Dynamics Awards $468M Contract to Huntington Ingalls to Support Process Devt Work on Navy Submarines

Huntington Ingalls Industries has received a potential $468 million contract from General Dynamics to support integrated product and process development work on the U.S. Navy‘s fleet of Columbia-class submarines…
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Navy, Adelos Partner for Fiber Optic Sensor R&D

Adelos and the U.S. Navy have signed a cooperative research and development agreement to develop fiber optic sensor technology for perimeter and border security applications. Both parties seeks to explore new advanced materials designs, acoustic signal processing applications and target classification algorithms for the Phosonic 3…
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Unisys’ PV Puvvada: Federal Govt Moves Toward Comprehensive IT Modernization

PV Puvvada, president of Unisys‘ federal business, has said he observed the U.S. government moving toward a comprehensive approach to modernize federal information technology systems, Federal News Radio reported Monday…
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ICE Seeks Contractor Support for Immigration Enforcement Workforce Recruitment Efforts

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement plans to enlist a private sector consultant to help the agency recruit almost 26,000 workers in the next several years, GovExec reported Monday. ICE sought information on potential industry sources of human resources and operational staffing services in an effort to address President Donald Trump’s requirements for the immigration enforcement workforce…
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Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh: MGT Act, White House IT Modernization Report to Incite AI, Cloud Adoption

Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer of Dell EMC’s federal business, has said he expects federal agencies to advance experimentation with cloud migration and information technology upgrades driven by the passage of the Modernizing Government Technology Act and the release of the White House’s IT modernization report, FedTech Magazine reported Tuesday…
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DoD, LMI to Collaborate on $235M ‘SMART’ Scholarship Program

LMI has entered into a cooperative agreement with the Defense Department to support the $235 Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation Scholarship for Service Program. The company said Wednesday it will help the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering carry out the program through support services worth $26 million over five years…
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Telos ID Promotes Dawn Lucini to Aviation Security VP

Dawn Lucini, formerly director of aviation security at Telos Identity Management Solutions, has been promoted to vice president of the company’s aviation security business. Telos ID said Monday Lucini will lead efforts to increase the aviation sector’s knowledge of channeling, identification management, biometrics and integration service offerings form the company, as well as strengthen the firm’s partnership with aviation technology providers…
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Army Extends Lockheed’s Apache Sensor Logistics Support Contract

Lockheed Martin has received a $64.9 million contract modification from the U.S. Army to continue logistics support work on electro-optical sensors designed to help increase Apache helicopter pilots’ situational awareness…
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Executive Spotlight: Interview with Michael Conlin, Chief Technologist, U.S. Public Sector for DXC Technology

Silicon Valley’s name was coined in the 1970s by electronic tabloid reporter Don Hoefler, who heard the phrase “Silicon Valley” during a business lunch. Hoefler then published a series of columns detailing the valley’s semiconductor industry under the title “Silicon Valley U…
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UES Wins Air Force Aerospace Material Characterization Research Contract

UES has won a potential $22 million contract to help U.S. Air Force researchers study the characteristics of aerospace materials. The company will develop methods, software and tools to aid materials characterization and microanalysis research related to electron, ion, x-ray and optical microscopy, the Defense Department said Tuesday…
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VIDEO: Innovation | Marine Maker Course

Marines with Special Purpose MAGTF – Crisis Response – Central Command deployed in the U.S. Central Command area of operations attended a Marine Maker Course where they learned various problem solving skills using 3D printers, welders, saws and much more…
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