Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 02/26/2018

Sen. Mark Warner Inducted Into 2018 Wash100 for Achievements in Cybersecurity Legislation

Executive Mosaic is pleased to announce U.S. Senator Mark Warner (D-Va.) has been selected to the 2018 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena — for his legislative achievements promoting U…
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GSA, ServiceNow Sign Governmentwide Software Agreement; Emily Murphy Comments

The General Services Administration and ServiceNow have reached a governmentwide agreement that seeks to facilitate the procurement of ServiceNow’s software platforms by federal agencies through Carahsoft Technology’s IT Schedule 70 contract…
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CAE Delivers Predator RPA Training System to Italian Air Force; Gene Colabatistto Comments

Italy’s air force has received a CAE-built Predator Mission Trainer that is designed to train military operators of General Atomics‘ remotely piloted aircraft. CAE said Sunday it worked with General Atomics’ aeronautical systems business to develop the trainer that represents the Italian Predator A RPA during phase one of delivery…
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Anil Wirasekara Named Maxar Interim CFO as William McCombe Steps Down

Anil Wirasekara, senior financial executive at Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR), has been appointed interim chief financial officer of the company after CFO William McCombe stepped down from his role. Maxar said Monday McCombe will stay as an adviser for a transition period and Wirasekara will temporarily perform CFO duties until the company finds a permanent replacement…
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Report: Qatar’s Future Boeing-Built F-15s Would Include New Wing Upgrade

Boeing will introduce an updated wing structure for the F-15 Advanced Eagle fighter aircraft that the company will deliver to Qatar, FlightGlobal reported Friday. Steve Parker, Boeing vice-president of F-15 programs, told FlightGlobal that the aircraft maker could offer the redesigned wing as a service life extension option for the F-15 fleets of the U…
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Austal USA Hosts Christening of Navy’s 10th Expeditionary Fast Transport Ship

The 10th expeditionary fast transport ship Austal USA is constructing for the U.S. Navy was christened Saturday at the company’s shipbuilding facility in Alabama. Austal said Saturday the future USNS Burlington is part of a 12-ship contract worth potentially $1…
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GAO: NHTSA Needs to Establish National 911 Program Performance Goals to Back NG911 Implementation

The Government Accountability Office has called on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to develop performance measures and goals for the National 911 program in order to assess how the initiative meets its mission in supporting the implementation of the Next Generation 911 system…
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Report: South Korea Mulls Presidential Aircraft Procurement

South Korea plans to buy a presidential plane as a replacement to a modified Boeing-built 747-400 aircraft the government currently leases from Korean Air, Defense News reported Friday. “The 10-year contract for the leased VIP jet is to be terminated two years from now, so the government should make a decision if it would renew the lease or buy a new one,” said an official with the Asian country’s presidential office Cheong Wa Dae…
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Navy Selects 8 Firms for C4I Engineering Product Supply IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has selected eight companies to compete for task orders under a multiple-award contract to provide engineering products that can support command, control, communications, computers and intelligence systems…
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Air Force Seeks Space Tech R&D Proposals

The U.S. Air Force has requested proposals from small businesses that can research and develop technologies to optimize the U.S. military’s space systems. The Air Force said Friday in a FedBizOpps notice that the Spacecraft Object Tracking and Characterization program will cover space systems such as launch platforms, payload adapters, on-orbit systems, communications links, ground systems and user equipment…
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Report: New Lockheed Missile Aims to Target UAVs, Mortars

Lockheed Martin has begun to develop a new missile designed to target and destroy incoming projectiles through the use of a radar system and kinetic energy, the New York Post reported Friday. The company has recently tested in New Mexico the Miniature Hit to Kill Missile platform, which is based on the technology used in the Thermal High Altitude Area Defense system and works to zero in on rockets, mortars, unmanned aerial vehicles and artillery…
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Genco to Support DLA Warehouse, Distribution Operations Under Potential $95M IDIQ

Genco Infrastructure Solutions has won a potential five-year, $95 million contract to provide warehouse and distribution operations support for the Defense Logistics Agency. DLA received four responses for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract via a competitive acquisition process and will obligate $17…
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VIDEO: USNS Mercy departs San Diego for Pacific Partnership 2018

SAN DIEGO (Feb. 23, 2018) Hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) transits the San Diego Bay after departing Naval Base San Diego to participate in Pacific Partnership 2018. PP18’s mission is to work collectively with host and partner nations to enhance regional interoperability and disaster response capabilities, increase stability and security in the region, and foster new and enduring friendships across the Indo-Asia-Pacific Region…
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