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Eric Chewning, a former senior official at the Department of Defense and partner at McKinsey & Company, has been appointed executive vice president of strategy and development at HII (NYSE: HII). The two-decade national security market veteran will be responsible for overseeing corporate strategy, identifying growth opportunities and managing cr...

An AECOM (NYSE: ACM) subsidiary has won a five-year, $239 million contract to provide architect-engineer services to Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command’s cleanup projects at former waste disposal sites. The award to AECOM Technical Services includes field investigation, laboratory testing and technical work throughout the remedi...

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $2.25 billion contract modification to produce 15 additional KC-46A tankers for the U.S. Air Force. The award for the ninth aircraft production lot under a previously awarded contract covers licenses, data and subscriptions, the Department of Defense said Friday. Work under the contract option will occur in Seattle t...

SupplyCore has won a potential $375 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to provide supplies necessary for the maintenance, repair and operation of U.S. military facilities. The small business awardee will also perform incidental services under the firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the D...

Many prognosticators and pundits have speculated that we have moved past the Information Age to a new phase of life and society dictated even more by technological advancements. Some call it the IoT, or Internet of Things Era and others consider it the Artificial Intelligence Era. Whichever moniker ends up sticking, there is no doubt that...

The Department of Defense has made changes to the Autonomy in Weapon Systems directive to reflect DOD’s continuous efforts to develop policies on military uses of artificial intelligence and autonomous systems as well as changes across the department over the last 10 years. The DoD Directive 3000.09 was developed to prevent unintended engagements ...

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will perform non-recurring engineering work for an F-35 flight science test aircraft replacement project under a $320 million contract modification from Naval Air Systems Command. The company will engineer systems to support the production of F-35A, F-35B and F-35C jets intended for testing use by the Navy, Air Force, Mar...

Crucial for interoperability with international allies, mission partner environments are shared communications spaces that allow for ease of collaboration with aligned governments. Joint All Domain Command and Control is the U.S. Department of Defense’s initiative to achieve communications cross-functionality between all of the country’s deploye...

5G paved the way for groundbreaking developments and advancements in communications networks over the past few years. Now, with the emergence of 6G and NextG, organizations across the public and private sectors are harnessing the power of spectrum to propel the country into a new era of networking. GovCon Wire spoke with Todd Martin, president ...