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Potomac Officers Club to Host Air Force Acquisition Forum on Aug. 8

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 10th, 2018 — The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — will be hosting the Air Force Acquisition Forum on Aug. 8 at 2941 Restaurant. Dr. Will Roper, Assistant Secretary of Acquisition, Technology and Logistics for the U.S. Air Force, will serve as a …

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Boeing to Adopt ‘Commercial Timeline’ to Accelerate WGS 11 & 12 Production

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 20, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) is working to accelerate its effort to build the 11th and 12th Wideband Global Satcom satellites using the $600 million that Congress allotted for the program in the 2018 Defense Department budget, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Space News reported Wednesday that Rico Attanasio, …

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PwC: US Aerospace & Defense Firms Spend More in R&D for 2017

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 20, 2017 — PwC‘s global consulting unit has found a nearly $12 billion increase in the research and development budgets of U.S. aerospace and defense companies in 2017, led by Boeing (NYSE: BA), United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Defense …

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AT&T, FirstNet to Get $73M FY 2018 Budget for Public Safety Network

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 20, 2017 — The First Responder Network Authority board has cleared a $73.5 million budget for fiscal year 2018 to support the efforts of FirstNet and contractor AT&T (NYSE: T) to deploy a nationwide broadband network for public safety, ExecutiveGov reported Tuesday. The agency said Thursday its public-private …

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Thales e-Security’s Brent Hansen: Encrypting Data at Rest Key to Agencies’ Cyber Defense Efforts

Brent Hansen, senior director of solution architects at Thales e-Security, has said federal agencies seeking to build up their cybersecurity posture should prioritize the adoption of technology platforms that work to encrypt data at rest. Hansen wrote that encrypting data at rest could help agencies safeguard critical information from cyber …

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Thomson Reuters: Gov’t Lawyers See Increased Workloads Amid Challenges; Steve Rubley Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 31, 2017 — Thomson Reuters has released a survey report on city, state and federal government lawyers that indicates a view toward increased workloads over the next years and added pressure due to resource constraints, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday 76 percent of the 238 polled lawyers …

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Ken Asbury: CACI Sees Fiscal 2018 Revenue Growth Amid Cleared US Budget Through September

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 30, 2017 — CACI International (NYSE: CACI) CEO Ken Asbury has said he believes the passage of the $1.1 trillion omnibus fiscal year 2017 budget will drive government contracting activity and generate opportunities for the company as it starts its own fiscal 2018, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The …

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DoD Requests $42.5B, 5% Increase for IT Budget

The Department of Defense is asking for $42.5 billion in IT funding, a 5.3 percent increase over last year. From that top line number, $9.3 billion is reserved for classified investments and expenses, with $33.2 billion going to unclassified investments and expenses, according to  documents from the department’s comptroller reveal. …

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Tony Moraco: SAIC Bid Pipeline ‘Very Strong’ as GovCon Activity Accelerates Through Fiscal 2017

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 21, 2017 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) CEO Tony Moraco has said in the company’s recent earnings call that he anticipates government contracting activity will increase for the rest of fiscal year 2017, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. FCW reported June 14 that Moraco, an inductee …

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Mattis: ‘No Enemy’ ‘Has Done More Harm’ to Military than Sequestration

“For all the heartache caused by the loss of our troops during these wars, no enemy in the field has done more to harm to the readiness of our military than sequestration,” said Defense Secretary James Mattis, a 40 year Marine veteran commander, who argued that it will “require years …

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