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Infina Lands $66M FAA Safety, Technical Training Support Contract

The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded Infina a $65.6 million contract to provide support services to FAA’s safety and technical training offices at the agency headquarters and each service center across the National Airspace System. Infina said Friday work covers technical, analytical, human performance, software design, graphic design, communications, training and safety culture services. The company …

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Orbital ATK Selected for Tibbetts Small Business Research Award by SBA

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has selected Orbital ATK to receive the Tibbetts Small Business Research Award. The award recognizes Orbital ATK’s work on the Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM), a supersonic, air-launched tactical missile system, upgrading legacy AGM-88 HARM systems with advanced sensors and algorithms. Mike Kahn, president of …

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SBA Launches Contest to Identify Incubation Grant Recipients; Maria Contreras-Sweet, Javier Saade Comment

The Small Business Administration has kicked off a competition in San Francisco to identify applicants for an incubation program for emerging companies, the Washington Post reported Tuesday. J.D. Harrison writes that SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet wants to bring the Silicon Valley model to underserved markets throughout the U.S. with up …

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OPM and SBA Pick Up New CIOs in Donna Seymour and Renee Macklin

Renee Macklin has been named the new chief information officer of the Small Business Administration, Federal News Radio reports. Macklin joins SBA from the Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration. Jason Miller writes that her predecessor Chase Garwood will return to the Department of Homeland Security as part of the Science and Technology …

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Former IRS CIO Art Gonzalez Joins TISTA Science and Tech. as SVP, CIO

Government IT services and cybersecurity provider TISTA Science and Technology has appointed former Internal Revenue Service chief information officer Art Gonzalez as senior vice president and CIO. At IRS, Gonzalez set and executed strategy with a $2 billion annual budget for a workforce of 7, 000 IT professionals. In his …

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ASM Research Honored for Mentorship Successes

ASM Research was named a winner of Department of Defense’s Nunn-Perry Award, recognizing achievement in the DoD Mentor-Protégé program. The firm and partner Networking and Engineering Technologies, an 8(a) IT solutions and management consulting firm, successfully met numerous goals working together, fulfilling the mission of the program. “ASM is honored …

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