Posts from GovConWire for 03/01/2018

Carey Smith, President of Parsons’ Federal Group, Inducted Into 2018 Wash100 for Her Leadership in Driving Organizational Growth and Expansion

Executive Mosaic is pleased to announce Carey Smith, president of Parsons’ federal group, has been selected as an inductee into the 2018 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena — for her role in achieving key contract awards and leading business expansion efforts…
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Executive Spotlight: An Interview with Teresa Carlson, VP of Amazon Web Services’ Public Sector

Executive Spotlight: An Interview with Teresa Carlson, Vice President of Amazon Web Services’ Public Sector ExecutiveBiz spoke with four-time Wash100 recipient Teresa Carlson about Amazon Web Services’ current offerings and output from the AWS re:Invent 2017 conference…
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Devin Talbott: Enlightenment Capital Invests in ByteCubed to Help Address Govt Tech Demand

Enlightenment Capital has invested in Arlington, Virginia-based technology and consulting service contractor ByteCubed to support the latter’s growth strategy in the data science, business intelligence and technology automation areas…
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Lockheed Gets $149M Navy Contract Modification for F-35 Logistics Services

Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) aeronautics business has received a $148.7 million U.S. Navy contract modification to provide recurring logistics support for F-35 Lightning II aircraft. The Defense Department said Wednesday the services will applied to F-35 units that have been delivered to the Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps, as well as non-DoD and foreign military sales customers…
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NSA Vet Cheryl Peace Joins Cyxtera as Federal Group COO

Cheryl Peace, formerly a senior executive at the National Security Agency, has joined Cyxtera Technologies as chief operating officer of the information technology infrastructure company’s federal group…
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Eric DeMarco: Kratos Eyes Defense Business Focus With Public Safety & Security Divestiture

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) has agreed to sell its public safety and security system integration business to Securitas Electronic Security for approximately $69 million in cash…
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Raytheon to Produce Multispectral Targeting Systems for USAF, France Under $87M Contract

Raytheon has received a potential $87.1 million contract to supply updated high definition/target location accuracy turrets to the U.S. Air Force and France. The Defense Department said Wednesday the fixed-price-incentive contract covers the production of 44 AN/DAS-4 AN/DAS-4 Multi-Spectral Targeting System Model B turrets as well as one lot of initial spares, shop replaceable units, associated data…
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David Young: Level 3 Purchase Equips CenturyLink to Further Serve Federal Clients

David Young, regional vice president of strategic government at CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL), has said he believes the company’s purchase of Level 3 Communications provides CenturyLink an opportunity to provide integrated technology offerings for federal clients and manage current and new government contracts, FierceTelecom reported Tuesday…
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ACT-IAC Forms Working Group to Support Government, Industry Transition to EIS Contract

The American Council for Technology-Industry Advisory Council has formed a working group to help federal agencies and contractors transition to the General Services Administration‘s new governmentwide acquisition vehicle for telecommunications services…
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Rockwell Collins to Supply Updated Avionics for Coast Guard MH-65 Helicopters

Rockwell Collins has been chosen to supply new avionics to the U.S. Coast Guard for integration with the service branch’s fleet of Airbus-built MH-65 helicopters. The updated avionics will be integrated into MH-65 aircraft beginning late 2019 as part of an effort to extend the helicopters’ service life, Rockwell Collins said Tuesday…
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VIDEO: Marines, Vikings, and Drifting

Learning to handle the Viking Amphibious All-Terrain Vehicle (BvS10) in cold weather is a crucial skill that Marines need in order to operate it safely.
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