Posts from GovConDaily for 01/31/2018

Dr. Steven Walker Receives Wash100 at the Potomac Officers Club’s Defense Research and Development Summit

Dr. Steven Walker, director of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, was presented with a Wash100 award at the Defense Research and Development Summit hosted by the Potomac Officers Club on January 31st…
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On Assignment Plans $775M ECS Federal Acquisition; Peter Dameris, George Wilson Comment

On Assignment (NYSE: ASGN) has agreed to purchase Fairfax, Virginia-based technology and engineering firm ECS Federal for $775 million from majority owner Roy Kapani and investment company Lindsay Goldberg…
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Kratos Hosts Congressional Town Hall Meeting in Colorado; Phil Carrai Comments

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions hosted a town hall meeting for Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-Colorado) on Jan. 24 at the company’s facility located in Colorado Springs. Lamborn, who represents the fifth district of Colorado, also toured the Kratos campus that builds technology platforms intended for satellite communications and other space applications, the company said Tuesday…
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Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves, Missile Defense Agency Director, Selected to 2018 Wash100 for his Strategic Planning and Threat Mitigation Initiatives

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves, director of the Missile Defense Agency, as the newest inductee into the 2018 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of influential leaders in the government contracting arena — for his strategic initiatives, rational planning and resourcefulness in working with agencies and Capitol Hill on reducing threats and focusing on matters of national security…
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Brig. Gen. Frank Tate: Army Eyes Future Family of Vertical Lift Aircraft

The U.S. Army aims to acquire and create new vertical lift aircraft variants for operations in the 2030s and beyond, Defense News reported Tuesday. Future vertical lift was listed third among top modernization priorities when the Army stoop up a new command in the fall…
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PAE to Support Air Force Contract Field Teams program Under $50M Order

PAE has received a potential three-year, $50 million task order to provide support services for the U.S. Air Force Sustainment Center’s Contract Field Teams program. The company said Tuesday it will deliver flight line, flight management and aviation maintenance services in support of the program occurring at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island in Washington…
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IvySys to Help DARPA Model Adversarial Activity

IvySys Technologies has received a potential $4.6 million contract from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory on behalf of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to help create mathematical and computational strategies that can model adversarial activity…
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Report: DHS Plans Govt Internet Connection Program Revamp to Facilitate Cloud Adoption

The Department of Homeland Security aims to update the Trusted Internet Connection  program to account for cloud computing and cybersecurity initiatives across the federal government, FCW reported Tuesday…
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Ryan Lewis Named Knight Point Systems Capture & Response Director

Ryan Lewis, formerly capture manager at Knight Point Systems, has been promoted to director of capture and response at the Reston, Virginia-based government technology and consulting services contractor, GovCon Executive has learned…
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Report: Coast Guard Eyes Adoption of DoD-VA EHR System

The U.S. Coast Guard is considering a migration to the joint electronic health records system of the Defense Department and the Department of Veterans Affairs, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Rear Adm…
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Unisys’ PV Puvvada Cites As-a-Service Model as One of Federal Procurement Trends

PV Puvvada, president of Unisys’ federal systems business, said in an interview that aired Tuesday on Federal News Radio that one of the trends he sees in federal procurement is the government’s increasing interest in as-a-service business model…
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Draper Lab Gets $66M Modification on Navy Trident Missile Guidance Tech Contract

Charles Stark Draper Laboratory has received a three-year, $65.5 million contract modification to produce guidance technology for the U.S. Navy‘s submarine-launched ballistic missile systems. Draper will also conduct failure verification, test, repair and recertification of inertial measurement units, electronic assemblies and electronic modules of the Trident D5 MK 6 guidance system, the Defense Department said Tuesday…
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Raytheon to Update, Support Canada’s Radar-Guided Naval Weapon Systems Under Potential $572M Contract

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential 20-year, $572.3 million contract to modernize and support the Canadian armed forces’ radar-guided weapon systems designed to engage aircraft, missiles and small ship threats…
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VIDEO: Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV) Post-Christening Highlights

DARPA has successfully completed its Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV) program and has officially transferred the technology demonstration vessel, christened Sea Hunter, to the Office of Naval Research (ONR)…
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