Tag Archives: Defense Contract Management Agency

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

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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Crowley Maritime Subsidiary to Continue Transcom Freight Coordination Support Under $328M Contract Modification

Crowley Maritime's logistics subsidiary has received a one-year, $328M contract modification from U.S. Transportation Command to coordinate the movement of Department of Defense cargo shipments within the continental U.S. and Canada.

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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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Air Force, DCMA Vet Wendy Masiello Joins KBR Board

Wendy Masiello, former director of the Defense Contract Management Agency and a retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant general, has joined the board of directors at KBR (NYSE: KBR). KBR said Thursday Masiello will serve on the board’s audit and environment, health, safety, security and social responsibility committees. The 36-year Air Force …

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GovConWire Weekly Roundup: M&A, Executive Moves and More

Weekly Roundup April 3 – April 7 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This week the GovCon industry witnessed several large-scale mergers and acquisitions, as well as a number of executive moves in both the public and private sectors. Computer Sciences …

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A&D Industry Vet Stephan Farrand Joins Oblong Industries as Federal Team’s Regional Sales Manager; Michael Friedel Comments

Stephan Farrand, a 16-year aerospace and defense industry veteran, has joined Los Angeles-based visual collaboration platforms provider Oblong Industries as regional sales manager of the company’s federal team. Farrand will work through the company’s office in Arlington, Virginia, and help the firm expand capabilities in support of municipal and defense …

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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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DCMA Director Wendy Masiello Earns Wash100 Award for Military Contracting Leadership

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA February 20, 2015 – Wendy Masiello, director of the Defense Contract Management Agency, has been named to this year’s Wash100 list of the most influential leaders in GovCon for her leadership role in the military contracting market. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and …

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