Tag Archives: DOD

USAF Deputy CIO Lauren Knausenberger to Join GovConWire’s Defense Digital Acquisition & Modernization Forum

Lauren Knausenberger Deputy CIO US Air Force

Lauren Knausenberger, deputy chief information officer at the U.S. Air Force, will participate in a fireside chat during GovConWire’s Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum on Dec. 1. To register for the virtual event and know about other must-see opportunities, visit GovConWire’s Event Page.

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Transcom Adds Four Companies to $697M FAA Airlift Charter Services Program

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The U.S. Transportation Command has selected four more companies to deliver services for domestic air cargo and passenger charter under an existing $697M program led by the Federal Aviation Administration. The contractors will perform the said work in support of federal agencies, including those within the Department of Defense, through FAA's Domestic Airlift Charter Services program, DoD said Friday.

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Kratos Buys UAS Software Engineering Firm 5-D Systems; Eric DeMarco Quoted

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Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) has acquired software engineering company 5-D Systems for an undisclosed sum as part of efforts to expand capabilities in unmanned aerial systems and establish a technology center in the Austin area. 5-D will operate as a systems engineering hub within the unmanned systems division of Kratos.

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: ManTech’s Kevin Phillips Talks Minerva Engineering Acquisition, William Bookless Named Acting NNSA Administrator; ODNI Appoints Steve Vanech; Pamela Powers Discusses VA EHR System Deployment; DoD, Navy Zero-Trust Efforts

Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards William Bookless Named Acting NNSA Administrator William Bookless, principal deputy administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), assumed the role of acting administrator of NNSA after Lisa Gordon-Hagerty stepped down from the post. NNSA said Friday Gordon-Hagerty, who received Senate confirmation in February …

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Army Opens Bidding on $850M Cryptographic Key Loader Modernization Contract

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Interested vendors have until Dec. 23 to submit proposals to the U.S. Army for a potential 10-year, $850M contract to produce cryptographic key loading devices for securing joint service network infrastructure. The Army plans to buy up to 265K Next Generation Load Device-Medium units through the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract.

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WestExec Advisors’ Michele Flournoy Delivers Fireside Chat During Potomac Officers Club’s AI for Maneuver Virtual Event

Michèle Flournoy, co-founder and managing partner of WestExec Advisors

During Potomac Officers Club’s Artificial Intelligence for Maneuver Virtual Event, Michèle Flournoy, co-founder and managing partner of WestExec Advisors, was featured in a fireside chat with Greg Wenzel, 2020 Wash100 Award recipient and executive vice president with Booz Allen Hamilton. Wenzel moderated the fireside chat by posing questions on the future of defense as technology evolves. 

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