David Smith

IRS Issues $21.5 Million Contract Award to ICF International

The IRS awarded ICF International a five year contract (one base year and four optional years) for an estimated value of $21.5 million. ICF International announced Tuesday they will assist the IRS through data collection, analysis, and providing recommendations to improve customer service. The information ICF will provide will help the …

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U.S. Army Places Order for BAE Laser Guided APKWS Rocket

BAE Systems received an initial order from the U.S. Army for their APKWS laser-guided rocket for deployment onboard its AH-64 Apache helicopters. The APKWS system was initially deployed as a U.S. Navy program and used by the Marines in combat since 2012. “With a long track record of success with …

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EM Editor Ross Wilkers Charts GovCon Index’s September Activity, Correction Zone Entry With Federal News Radio

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 3,  2015 — Ross Wilkers, newsroom editor at Executive Mosaic, spoke with Federal News Radio live Thursday morning for an in-depth discussion over September’s movements in the GovCon Index, Executive Mosaic’s composite stock index of 30 publicly-traded companies in the U.S. government contracting industry. Wilkers and “In Depth” program host …

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Boeing Opens State-of-the-Art Research Center in South Carolina

Boeing announce Thursday the opening of its 104, 000 square foot research and technology center in South Carolina. The state-of-the-art center will focus on research and development in advanced manufacturing of composite fuselage and propulsion systems. Local dignitaries joined Boeing executives John Tracy, Boeing chief technology officer and senior vice …

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Northrop Awarded $8.5 Million US Air Force Contract

The U.S. Air Force announced Thursday the award to Northrop Grumman, Electronic Systems of a $8.5 million research and development cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. Northrop will work with the Advanced Staring Infrared Search and Track Technologies program to advance technology solutions of a future airborne long range offensive infrared search and track …

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Michael Wheeless to Receive FCW 2015 Rising Star Award; Randy Fuerst Comments

Oceus Networks, Inc announced Thursday that Michael Wheeless, principle system engineer will be the recipient of the FCW 2015 Rising Star Award. An award given to outstanding federal IT leaders. Wheeless will be recognized for his work with integrating a set of complex commercial communication systems into shipboard network that …

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Parsons Selected as Prime on ITAM Contract; Mike Loose comments

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District (USAREUR) awarded Parsons a 1 year base and 3 year option contract to collect and manage of core geospatial, environmental, and land use data. The company said Thursday that the data will be used to help inform decisions in the integrated training …

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UMUC Recognizes Cybersecurity Leaders at Third Annual Cyber Gala

On Saturday evening University of Maryland University College (UMUC) held it’s third annual black-tie Cyber Gala at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center. The evening was hosted by Emma Garrison-Alexander, master of ceremonies, with a welcome from Javier Miyares, president UMUC and remarks from Anne V. Maher, attorney at …

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EM Editor Ross Wilkers Discusses August Market Volatility’s Effects on GovCon Index to Federal News Radio

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 3,  2015 — Ross Wilkers, newsroom editor at Executive Mosaic, spoke with Federal News Radio Thursday to overview the August movements in the GovCon Index, Executive Mosaic’s composite stock index of 30 publicly-traded firms in the U.S. government contracting industry. In that segment aired Thursday, Wilkers and “In …

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Executive Mosaic Launches Manila-Based Operations Center

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 11, 2015 — Executive Mosaic announced today the opening of a new operations center in Metro Manila, Philippines. The operations center is an extension of Executive Mosaic’s footprint in the Philippines, where the company has hosted some of its operations for more than four years. Executive …

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