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GovConWire’s FY21 Acquisition Forum to Feature Soraya Correa of DHS as Keynote Speaker

Soraya Correa Chief Procurement Officer DHS

Soraya Correa, chief procurement officer with U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), will serve as a keynote speaker during GovConWire’s FY21 Acquisition Virtual Forum on November 12th, 2020. LTG David Bassett, director of the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA), will also be featured as a keynote speaker during the event. 

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GovConWire’s FY21 Acquisition Forum to Feature Lt. Gen. David Bassett, DCMA Director, as Keynote Speaker

David Bassett Director DCMA

Army Lt. Gen. David Bassett, director of the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA), will deliver a keynote speech during GovConWire’s FY21 Acquisition Virtual Forum on November 12th. Soraya Correa, chief procurement officer of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), will also serve as a keynote speaker during the event. 

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Ellen Lord: Defense Industrial Base Workforce Should Continue Working as Part of Critical Infrastructure

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The Department of Defense on Friday released two memos to address key concerns identified by defense trade groups during the four daily update calls on the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic led by Jennifer Santos, deputy assistant secretary of defense for industrial policy. Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, on Friday issued a memo saying the defense industrial base is considered as a critical infrastructure sector by the Department of Homeland Security and that its workforce should maintain normal work schedules to meet national security requirements.

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Report: DoD to Award $11B Contract for 11th Batch of Lockheed F-35s

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) could receive a potential $11 billion contract from the Defense Department in early September to produce 141 lot 11 F-35 jets for the U.S. military and foreign partners, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. The Defense Contract Management Agency told the publication that there have been delays in the delivery of 209 of the …

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Report: Lockheed Asks DoD to Reimburse $212M in Restructuring Costs for Sikorsky Purchase

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has asked the Defense Department to reimburse $212 million in restructuring costs associated with its $9 billion purchase of Sikorsky Aircraft in 2015 on the grounds that the Bethesda, Maryland-based defense contractor has been delivering $8 in savings for every dollar spent through the acquisition, Bloomberg …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Public-to-Private Sector Executive Moves of the Summer

Weekly Roundup September 4 – September 8 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson As the summer comes to a close, let’s take a quick look at the public-to-private sector executive moves over the past few months. A number of high …

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Weekly Roundup July 11 – July 15 2016: Boeing Throws Hat Into Defense Services M&A Mix & more

July 11 – July 15 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson    One of the world’s two largest airplane manufacturers is mulling acquisitions in the defense services arena that would continue a trend among prime contractors toward capability-based deals. Leanne Caret, …

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7 Companies Land Spots on $142M Defense Contract Administration System Support IDIQ

The Defense Contract Management Agency has awarded seven companies spots under a potential 10-year, $142 million contract to provide modernization and sustainment services for a system DCMA uses to administer defense contracts and contractor payments. The Defense Department said Friday awardees will vie for task orders to support the Mechanization of Contract Administration Services system and related …

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