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Weekly Roundup February 27 – March 3 2017: The Potomac Officers Club Hosts A Successful 4th Annual Intel Summit & More

Weekly Roundup February 27 – March 3 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The Potomac Officers Club (POC) hosted its 4th Annual Intel Summit this past Wednesday morning at the Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner featuring a keynote address from Robert …

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Jeffrey Harris, Joseph Yakovac Join CTC Board of Directors; Ed Sheehan Comments

Jeffrey Harris, a 40-year national security professional, and retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Joseph Yakovac have been elected to the board of directors of Concurrent Technologies Corp. Ed Sheehan, CTC president and CEO and vice chairman of the board, said in a statement released Friday he expects Harris and Yakovac to …

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ACT I Appoints Phil Simonsen as Senior Space, Cyber Programs Executive; Michael Niggel Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 19, 2017 — Advanced Concepts and Technologies International has appointed Phil Simonsen, a space and intelligence community veteran, as its new senior executive for space and cyber programs, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The company said Simonsen will work to identify and pursue new business opportunities with the National Reconnaissance Office and …

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ULA to Support Air Force Launch Vehicle Configuration Under $269M Contract Modification

United Launch Alliance has received a $269.2 million contract modification to configure the Delta IV Heavy rocket as part of the U.S. Air Force‘s launch vehicle production requirement for fiscal year 2017. The Defense Department said Friday work will occur in Centennial, Colorado; Decatur, Alabama; and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, through April …

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Debra Scheider Joins Engility as Contracts SVP

Debra Scheider, former president at GovCon sector consulting firm Guidestar Acquisition, has joined Engility (NYSE: EGL) to lead the government services provider’s contracts organization as a senior vice president. Engility said Monday the 35-year industry veteran will report directly to CEO Lynn Dugle in her new role as contracts SVP and also brings …

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Paul Smith: Red Hat Symposium to Highlight Role of Open Source on Government IT Modernization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 13, 2016 —  Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) is set to host its annual symposium on Nov. 2 in Arlington, Virginia that aims to focus on the significance of open source technology on the digital modernization efforts of the government, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The 2016 Red Hat Government Symposium will feature breakout …

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Aerospace Corp. Gets $844M Modification on Systems Engineering, Integration Contract With Air Force

Aerospace Corp. has received an $844.3 contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to provide systems engineering and integration support to the national space community. The modification exercises an option on a previously awarded contract and the company will perform work in El Segundo, California through Sept. 30, 2017, the Defense Department said …

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Bob Billeaud Promoted to SOSi Operations SVP

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 11, 2016 — Bob Billeaud, formerly vice president for intelligence solutions at SOS International, has been promoted as senior VP for operations, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. In his prior role, he oversaw SOSi’s acquisition and integration of Virginia-based intelligence contractor New World Solutions into the company, SOSi said Tuesday. Billeaud is a retired Army special forces and …

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Space News: Air Force to Award Contract to ULA for Delta 4 Rockets

The U.S. Air Force plans to award a sole-source contract to United Launch Alliance for two Delta 4 rockets to launch National Reconnaissance Office, Space News reported Monday. Mike Gruss writes the NRO missions covered under the contract are scheduled to launch in 2020 and 2023. The Air Force opted for a sole-source contract …

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NRO, CIA Vet Bob Brodowski Joins Orbital ATK Space Systems as Advanced Tech Dev’t Director

Bob Brodowski, formerly director of the National Reconnaissance Office‘s advanced systems and technology directorate, has joined Orbital ATK‘s (NYSE: OA) space systems group as director for advanced technology development. Orbital ATK said Friday Brodowski has more than 30 years of experience in programs that align with the company’s research and development efforts. “Bob’s program …

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