Former Virginia Sen. Chuck Robb to Chair MITRE’s Board of Trustees

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Chuck Robb (pictured left) Chuck Robb, who served as Virginia’s governor from 1982 to 1986 and two terms in the Senate, has been appointed chairman of the board of trustees at MITRE Corp. He has served on MITRE’s board since 2001 and became vice chairman in 2006, MITRE said Wednesday. “Sen. Robb has brought a wealth of knowledge in national security to MITRE’s board,”...

Navy Awards 7 Spots on $83M Program, Financial Mgmt Services IDIQ

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Seven companies have won positions on a potential three-year, $83,333,333 contract to provide program and financial management services to the U.S. Navy. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic received 12 offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract via SSC Atlantic’s e-commerce website and FedBizOpps, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The...

Air Force Taps 12 Companies for $900M Homeland Defense R&D IDIQ

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The U.S. Air Force has awarded positions on a potential seven-year, $900 million contract to 12 companies for research and development work in the homeland defense and security technical areas. The Air Force Installation Contracting Agency received 13 offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract through a full and open competitionWith respect to a contract action, "full and open"...

Air Force Picks 6 Firms for $950M Military Construction IDIQ

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Six companies have won positions on a potential seven-year, $950 million U.S. Air Force contract for architect-engineering services to support military construction, family housing projects and programs for sustainment, restoration and modernization. The Air Force received 82 offers for the contract, which the Navy awarded through a selection process under the Brooks Act and Federal Acquisition Regulation...

Air Force Hands Down $500M Environmental Engineering Services IDIQ

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Jacobs Government Services (NYSE: JEC), Zapata and a MWH-Cardno TEC Baker-A joint venture have won positions on a potential seven-year, $500 million contract to provide architect-engineer services for the U.S. Air Force‘s environmental projects. The Air Force conducted a qualifications-based selection process under Federal Acquisition Regulation 36.6 and the Brooks Act and received 37 offers...

Google Acquires Solar-Powered UAV Maker Titan Aerospace

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Google has purchased New Mexico-based unmanned aerial vehicle manufacturer Titan Aerospace for an undisclosed amount as the search giant seeks to build up its image collection and remote area access offerings, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. Alistair Barr and Reed Albergotti write that Titan’s nearly 20 employees will remain in Mexico and continue to be led by CEO Van Raburn. Titan builds...

Rafael Borras, Former DHS Undersecretary, Takes Senior Adviser Role at AT Kearney

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Rafael Borras Rafael Borras, formerly undersecretary of management and acting deputy secretary at the Department of Homeland Security, has joined A.T. Kearney‘s consulting practice as a senior adviser. “His combination of public and private sector leadership experience will be particularly important as we help public sector organizations fulfill their missions with leading practices drawn...

POC Hones On Security Issues, Ramifications at GovCon Cyber Summit

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The Potomac Officers Club hosted another summit in its 2014 “Distiguished Speaker Series” Wednesday at Hilton Worldwide in McLean, Va. with the 2014 GovCon Cyber Summit. Executive leaders from the federal government, legal and contracting sectors offered the GovCon executive audience a collective insider’s perspective on how industry and the public sector can best collaborate to bolster...

Army Hands Potential $1B Radio Deal to Exelis, General Dynamics, Harris and Thales

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Four companies have won positions on a potential 10-year, $988 million contract with the U.S. Army to manufacture radio appliques for usage by brigade combat teams. The Army Contracting Command’s office in Aberdeen, Md. received six bids for the firm-fixed-price contract via the Internet, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Single-channel Soldier Radio Waveform Appliques are intended to be...

Karl Williams Named COO, Charles Peiffer Appointed CFO at PAE; John Heller Comments

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Karl Williams Karl Williams and Charles Peiffer, respectively former executives at Engility Corp. (NYSE: EGL) and IAP Worldwide Services, have been appointed to executive leadership positions at PAE. Williams will start in the role of chief operating officer on April 21 and Peiffer will begin his new position as chief financial officer on April 14, PAE said Wednesday. John Heller John Heller, PAE CEO,...

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