Posts from GovConWire for 12/20/2018

Raytheon’s Dave Wajsgras on Acquisition Reform, Authorities in Federal Government

Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon’s intelligence, information and services business, told the Washington Business Journal in an interview published Wednesday that he believes the federal government passed a critical point this year when it comes to procurement reform…
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Iridium CEO Matt Desch Elected to Unisys Board; Peter Altabef Quoted

Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) and a four-time Wash100 winner, has been elected to serve on Unisys‘ (NYSE: UIS) board of directors beginning in January. He will bring to Unisys his experience in its core focus industries that include government, transportation and travel, the company said Wednesday…
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Raytheon Gets Potential $358M Contract to Support Navy Air & Missile Defense Radar Production

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential $357.8M contract to help the U.S. Navy produce and integrate air and missile defense radar systems. Work includes combat system integration and test, depot-level maintenance field engineering and spare parts procurement efforts for the AN/SPY-6(V) radar technology, the Department of Defense said Wednesday…
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Todd Stottlemyer to Succeed Michael Daniels as LMI Board Chair in January

Todd Stottlemyer, CEO of health information technology company CNSI, has been named chairman of LMI’s board of directors in a move that will take effect on Jan. 1. He will succeed Michael Daniels, who will retire by the end of 2018 after serving 11 years on the board, LMI said Tuesday…
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ACT I Gets CMMI Level 3 Appraisal for Services; Claudio Monticelli Quoted

Advanced Concepts & Technologies International‘s business operations unit has received a level 3 Capability Maturity Model Integration rating for services. ACTI I said Tuesday said Acme Process Group conducted the CMMI appraisal process, which uses an industry benchmark to measure organizational performance and capability…
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Air Force Taps Pivotal for $100M Software Experimentation Lab Support OTA

Pivotal Software (NYSE: PVTL) will support production efforts at the U.S. Air Force’s Kessel Run Experimentation Lab under a one-year, $100.1M other transaction agreement. The company will provide prototyping methods, software and services for the military branch’s enterprise architectures, the Department of Defense said Wednesday…
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Idemia to Move Identity & Security Business HQ to Virginia; Ed Casey Quoted

Idemia will move the headquarters of its North American identity and security business from Billerica, Mass., to an 18,000-square-foot space in Reston, Va. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced on Wednesday the company’s relocation, which is expected to generate over 90 jobs, the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority said Wednesday…
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Lockheed Awarded $99M USAF Contract to Boost JASSM, LRASM Missile Production Rates

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential $99.2M contract to purchase tools and equipment needed to maximize the production rate of Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles and Long Range Anti-Ship Missiles for the U…
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Deloitte, Dcode Help Space Startups Bring Tech to Gov’t Market via Accelerator Program; Brett Loubert Quoted

Deloitte and Dcode have announced the conclusion of a seven-week program to help six space industry startups market their technology platforms to U.S. government agencies. More than 100 government and industry leaders took part in the Space 2…
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Akima Subsidiary Receives $82M Air Combat Command Support Task Order

Akima‘s Ikun subsidiary has received a potential five-year, $82M task order to support the command, control, intelligence surveillance, reconnaissance and rescue squadrons of the U.S. Air Force‘s Air Combat Command…
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Boeing Secures $90M Navy Contract Modification for MQ-25 UAV Research, Analysis

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential $90.4M contract modification from the U.S. Navy to conduct analysis and studies related to a carrier-based unmanned air vehicle. Work will take place in St. Louis, Miss…
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GSA Unveils Draft Solicitation for ‘GLS Plus’ Leasing Services Contract

The General Services Administration has released a draft solicitation for the latest iteration of its GSA Leasing Support Services contract. The GLS Plus contract will include additional support services to help federal agencies build up their capability to implement leasing projects, GSA said Wednesday…
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