Tag Archives: DARPA

Expert Panel to Discuss DoD Strategies at GovConWire’s Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum

Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum

GovConWire’s Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum on Dec. 1 will feature an expert panel, composed of federal and industry leaders across the government contracting sector. The panel will address the DoD’s Software Acquisition Strategy, Defense Acquisition Workforce Development and the future of data and information technology modernization across agencies. To register for the Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum, as well as view upcoming opportunities, visit GovConWire’s Event Page.

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Katie Arrington Talks Possible CMMC Changes; CISA Director Christopher Krebs on Cyber Collaboration; White House Drops OPM-GSA Merger Plan; Sandeep Kalra Becomes Persistent Systems CEO; Roger Krone on Leidos Third Quarter Results

Jim Garrettson

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards Sandeep Kalra Promoted to Persistent Systems CEO Persistent Systems has promoted Sandeep Kalra, an experienced leader in the software services industry, as CEO to lead the company’s strategic growth and services, the company announced Monday. “We are looking forward to the next …

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Raytheon Technologies to Buy Smallsat Maker Blue Canyon; Roy Azevedo Quoted

Roy Azevedo Intell

Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX) has agreed to acquire small satellites provider Blue Canyon Technologies for an undisclosed sum as part of efforts to expand its platforms in support of clients’ space missions. “What makes Blue Canyon Technologies the right fit for our business is its agile, innovative culture and expertise in small satellite systems and technologies,” said Roy Azevedo, president of Raytheon Intelligence and Space and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner.

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Former National Lab Exec Anantha Krishnan Named General Atomics Energy Group SVP

Anantha Krishnan SVP of Energy Group General Atomics

Anantha Krishnan, a 15-year veteran of the Department of Energy's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and most recently associate laboratory director of the LLNL engineering directorate, has been appointed senior vice president of the energy business at General Atomics.

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Defense Sector Vet David Whelan Joins Cubic as SVP, Chief Scientist

David Whelan SVP

David Whelan, former vice president of engineering and chief technologist at Boeing (NYSE: BA), has been named senior VP and chief scientist of Cubic (NYSE: CUB). He will lead the development of product line strategies and work with the Cubic executive team to grow technology offerings and drive business growth, the company said Monday.

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Executive Spotlight with Amentum CEO John Vollmer on DynCorp Acquisition; SAIC Secures $753M Army Intel Support Contract; CMMC Integration Rule Change; Diane Nguyen Named Microsoft Federal CFO

Jim Garrettson

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards Air Force Adds 15 Companies to $950M Joint All Domain C2 Support IDIQ The U.S. Air Force has selected 15 additional companies as awardees on a potential $950M contract to build and operate systems across land, air, sea, space, electromagnetic spectrum …

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: US Army Awards $13B Enterprise IT Software Recompete Contract; Victoria Coleman Named New DARPA Director; Former Leidos VP William Mintz Named Cerner Chief Strategy Officer; Leanne Caret Talks Boeing’s Military Tech Investments

Jim Garrettson

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards Former Leidos VP William Mintz Named Cerner Chief Strategy Officer William Mintz, former vice president of strategy at Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) and a more than 25-year industry professional, has joined Cerner (Nasdaq: CERN) as its new chief strategy officer. Cerner said Wednesday that Mintz will …

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DARPA Seeks Legacy Software Modernization Concepts

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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is looking for potential sources of code verification and assurance concepts to support an initiative to modernize the Department of Defense’s legacy software platforms.

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