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McAleese & Associates: House Panel OKs $690B FY 2020 Defense Appropriations Bill

A McAleese & Associates report says the House Appropriations Committee passed a spending bill that would authorize $690B in fiscal 2020 funds for the Department of Defense, reflecting a 2.3 percent increase from DoD’s current budget. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates and a 2019 Wash100 winner, wrote …

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ULA to Support NRO Launch Mission Two Under $149M Contract Modification

United Launch Alliance has received a $149.4M contract modification to manufacture a Delta IV heavy-lift rocket variant for the U.S. Air Force’s National Security Space Launch program. The modification increases the total value of a previously awarded contract to $449.8M and tasks the Boeing (NYSE: BA)-Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) joint …

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Dell EMC Federal’s Cameron Chehreh: AI-Driven Insights Could Help Agencies Improve Service Quality

Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer of Dell EMC’s federal business, has said government agencies should leverage artificial intelligence in order to generate insights from large amounts of data. “By uncovering deeper and more meaningful insights into data, AI supports agencies’ abilities to make decisions that improve the government’s efficiency and …

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Air Force Seeks Bids for Launch Service Procurement Phase 2 Contracts

The U.S. Air Force has issued a solicitation for the second phase of the Launch Service Procurement program, which seeks to award fixed-price contracts to two domestic commercial service providers that can launch national security payloads through 2027. “We must move forward now. We are answering Congress’ 2014 directive to …

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Lt. Col. David Canady, Deputy Division Chief for Operations, Directorate of Cyberspace and Information Dominance, Announced as Panelist for Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Cybersecurity Summit

Lt. Col. David Canady, deputy division chief for Operations, Directorate of Cyberspace and Information Dominance, will be featured as a panelist for the Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Cybersecurity Summit on May 8th. At the event, GovCon leaders from the public and private sector will discuss cyber resiliency and how to …

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McAleese & Associates: Sales of Northrop Climbed 22% to $8.2B in Q1 2019

A new McAleese & Associates report says Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) saw its sales rise 22 percent to $8.2B in the first quarter of 2019 and recorded a sector operating profit growth of 27 percent. Jim McAleese, founder and principal of McAleese & Associates and a 2019 Wash100 winner, wrote the Falls Church, Va.-based …

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McAleese & Associates: Boeing’s Defense Business Posted $6.6B in Q1 2019 Sales

A new report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says Boeing’s (NYSE: GD) defense, space and security business recorded $6.6B in sales for the first quarter of 2029, reflecting a 2 percent rise from the prior year period. Jim McAleese, founder and principal of McAleese & Associates and a 2019 Wash100 …

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McAleese & Associates: Lockheed Reports 23% Growth in Q1 2019 Sales

A report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) saw its sales in the first quarter of 2019 climb 23 percent to $14.3B primarily driven by sales growth in the company’s aeronautics and missiles and fires control business units. Jim McAleese, founder and principal of McAleese & Associates …

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McAleese & Associates: Air Force’s Will Roper Eyes New Contractor Business Model

A report by McAleese & Associates says Will Roper, assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, technology and logistics, is set to host Friday, April 26, an “open door” with industry on new contractor business models. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates and a 2019 Wash100 winner, wrote …

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McAleese & Associates: Patrick Shanahan on Space Development Agency’s Acquisition Authority

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has issued a report on key takeaways from the testimonies of Department of Defense and Air Force officials at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing held Thursday. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates and a 2019 Wash100 recipient, wrote in the report that …

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