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William LaPlante to Leave USAF Acquisition Lead Post, Rejoin Mitre

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William LaPlante will step down as assistant secretary for acquisition at the U.S. Air Force after three years of civilian service in the branch and transition to a senior role at Mitre, the military branch announced Thursday. The Air Force added the Defense Department will reappoint LaPlante to the Defense Science Board to advise …

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Booz Allen to Support DoD’s Threat Mitigation Program for $937M

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Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has been awarded a potential $937 million contract to help the Defense Department identify and manage global threats to the U.S. The General Services Administration said Thursday that Booz Allen will provide professional services for DoD’s Global Threat Mitigation Program, which a coalition of joint …

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Ball Aerospace Promotes Steve Smith to Systems Engineering Solutions VP, GM; Robert Strain Comments


Steve Smith, director of systems engineering solutions at Ball Aerospace & Technologies, has been promoted to vice president and general manager of the company’s SES business unit. He succeeds the retiring Dan Gibson and will oversee the unit’s contract performance and operations across the country, Ball Aerospace said Friday. Robert Strain, …

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Raytheon Wins $700M Space Defense Warning System Support IDIQ

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The U.S. Air Force has awarded Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) a potential $700 million contract to support a technology infrastructure that works to analyze and deliver early warning for U.S. space threats. Raytheon’s technical services business will help sustain the Integrated Tactical Warning/Attack Assessment system for the North American Aerospace Defense …

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Jonathan Woodson is Named to the Wash100 for Leadership in Military Healthcare Policy

Jonathan Woodson

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 4, 2015 – Jonathan Woodson, defense assistant secretary for health affairs, has been selected to the 2015 list of Wash100 most influential leaders in GovCon for his leadership role in military healthcare policy. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector leaders selected …

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Orlando Carvalho: Lockheed, DoD Close to Finalizing F-35 Batch 8 Deal

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the Defense Department could settle on their negotiations for the eight batch of F-35 fighters in the coming days or weeks, Reuters reported Wednesday. Andrea Shalal writes the contract is worth an estimated more than $4 billion for the company to manufacture 43 F-35s. “We …

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PwC, General Dynamics, DSS, Medsphere Team to Compete for Defense EHR Contract; Scott McIntyre Comments


PwC will lead a consortium comprised of General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology unit, as well as electronic health system vendors DSS and Medsphere to compete for a contract to build the U.S. Defense Department‘s future electronic health records system. PwC said Friday that the team will offer an open architecture EHR platform to the military …

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CDM-AECOM JV to Support Pentagon’s Environmental Compliance Programs


CDM-AECOM Multimedia Joint Venture has won a potential five-year, $85 million contract to provide architectural and engineering support for the U.S. Defense Department‘s environmental compliance initiatives. DoD said Friday the company will help prepare sustainability program studies, specifications and cost estimates for organizations within the Naval Facilities Engineering Command’s Atlantic area of …

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Christopher Miller: Pentagon Kicks Off Multibillion Dollar EHR Modernization Contract Bidding


The Defense Department has started to formally accept bids for a multibillion dollar contract to help the Pentagon build an integrated health records system, DoD News reported Monday. Jim Garamone writes DoD requires the architecture to be interoperable with the Department of Veterans Affairs‘ EHR platform and with private-sector EHR systems to allow data sharing …

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Lockheed Martin Wins $222M for C-5 Upgrades

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Aeronautics has been tasked to carry out additional work worth $222 million to modernize the U.S. Air Force’s C-5M aircraft, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The fixed-price contract modification under the Reliability Enhancement and Re-engining Program involves the installation of General Electric-made engines and 69 other enhancements to 11 …

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