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Akima CEO Bill Monet Receives First Wash100 Award From Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson

Jim Garrettson (L) and Bill Monet (R)

Bill Monet, CEO of Akima, earned his first Wash100 Award for his leadership and expertise over 30 years in the federal sector working with federal, state, local and commercial clients to drive company growth and expand its portfolio by securing major contracts across the government contracting (GovCon) sector. Executive Mosaic congratulates Akima and Bill Monet on his 2020 Wash100 Award.

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Weekly Roundup: KBR Secures $974M USAF IDIQ Contract; Leidos, Vectrus, SOSi Win Big Contracts; Lauren Knausenberger Becomes USAF Deputy CIO; DB Schenker Names Stacey Brown CHRO

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES KBR Wins Potential $974M IDIQ for USAFE-AFAFRICA Base Operations Support KBR (NYSE: KBR) will help U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa manage and maintain assets at USAFE-AFAFRICA  locations in Spain and Turkey as part of a potential eight-year, $974M contract. Air Force Installation Contracting Command at …

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Ellen Lord: Pentagon Anticipates Three-Month Delay Across Major Acquisition Programs

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Ellen Lord, undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment at the Department of Defense and a 2020 Wash100 awardee, said DoD expects to see contract delays of up to three months across Major Defense Acquisition Programs as contractors deal with challenges in the supply chain due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Washington Business Journal reported Monday.

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Three Firms Win Spots on $2.4B Army Aviation System Modification Contract

The U.S. Army has chosen three small businesses to compete for task orders to modify aviation systems for the service branch under a potential five-year, $2.44B contract. Army Contracting Command received five bids for the hybrid contract via an online-based solicitation, the Department of Defense said Wednesday. DoD expects contract …

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Vertex Aerospace to Support DEA Aviation Operations Under Potential $175M Contract

Vertex Aerospace secured a potential five-year, $175.5M contract to help manage and maintain the Drug Enforcement Administration’s worldwide aircraft fleet. DEA announced the Total Aviation Support Services contract award in a FedBizOpps notice posted Monday. The presolicitation notice stated that the selected contractor would support program management, aircraft, flight simulators …

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Boeing Closes Acquisition of Mobile Aviation App Provider ForeFlight

Boeing (NYSE: BA) finalized its acquisition of web-based and mobile flight applications provider ForeFlight for an undisclosed sum as part of the company’s growth strategy. Ken Sain, vice president of digital solutions and analytics at Boeing, said in a statement published Wednesday the company will build on Foreflight’s accomplishments in …

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