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GovCon Leaders Discuss U.S. Border Challenges During Expert Panel at Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Border Protection Innovations and Technology Forum

On Thursday, March 28th, GovCon leaders from public and private sectors gathered at the 2941 Restaurant in Falls Church, Va. for the Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Border Protection Innovations and Technology Forum.   Following a thoughtful keynote address from John Sanders, chief operating officer of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, …

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Sudhakar Kesavan, Chairman and CEO of ICF, His Second Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Sudhakar Kesavan, chairman and chief executive officer of ICF, with his second Wash100 Award on Tuesday. Executive Mosaic recognizes Kesavan for leading the company to great financial success and multiple contract awards in 2018. We are honored to present the most …

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Boeing Gets $308M DLA F/A-18 Product Support Order

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has landed a potential five-year, $307.5M delivery order from the Defense Logistics Agency to provide integrated product support for F/A-18 aircraft variants operated by the U.S. Navy and foreign military sales customers. The sole-source order falls under a basic ordering agreement and contains one base year along with four option years, …

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Maxar Makes Progress in US Domestication Plan With Canadian Court Approval

Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) has made headway in its U.S. domestication effort after it received approval from the Supreme Court of British Columbia in Canada for certain changes the company made to its arrangement plan. The company said Friday the arrangement plan allows it to directly purchase common shares from shareholders …

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Natasha McLean Named Managing Director of Serco’s Canadian Arm; Dave Dacquino Quoted

Natasha McLean, a 17-year veteran of Serco Inc., has been appointed managing director of the professional and technology services contractor’s Canadian business. McLean will report to David Cummins, a senior vice president at Serco Inc., and oversee business development strategies and all operations across defense, citizen services and transportation sectors …

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Peraton Updates Calgary Logistics Facility to Support Canadian Fighter Program; Gus Bontzos Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 15, 2018 — Peraton has unveiled its expanded and updated facility in Calgary that will work to provide lifecycle supply chain management support services for the Canadian military’s CF-18 fighter aircraft fleet, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 27. The expansion of the 76K-square-foot Canadian logistics hub includes the addition of …

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Maxar Eyes January 2019 Completion for US Incorporation; Howard Lance Quoted

Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) has begun the process of its domestication in the U.S. as part of its business strategy. Howard Lance, Maxar president and CEO, said in a statement published Tuesday the proposed U.S. domestication is part of the firm’s U.S. Access Plan and seeks to accelerate its growth …

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Cubic to Deliver Urban Ops Training System for Canadian Military; Dave Buss Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 30, 2018 — Cubic (NYSE: CUB) will build and integrate an urban operations training system into a Canadian military simulation platform under a potential $27M task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 20. The company said Aug. 20 its global defense business division will supply the system for …

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Progeny Gets Potential $303M Navy Contract to Produce Lightweight Torpedo Kits

Progeny Systems has landed a potential four-year, $303.1M contract to produce MK54 Mod 1 lightweight torpedo kits and provide complementary test tools, spares and technical services for the U.S. Navy and foreign military sales customers. The contract has a $40.6M base value and would reach its maximum potential value if …

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General Dynamics Vet Chris Pogue Joins Maxar’s MDA as Govt Division President

Chris Pogue, a General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) veteran, has joined Maxar Technologies’ (NYSE: MAXR) MDA business as president of the newly created government division. Pogue will directly report to Mike Greenley, MDA group president, and oversee defense, enterprise information technology, Earth observation systems and government space robotics business lines, Maxar said Tuesday. …

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