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Report: Trump to Order Establishment of Space Command

President Donald Trump is expected this week to order the creation of a new combatant command that would focus on space, CNN reported Monday. Vice President Mike Pence is set to visit Tuesday the Kennedy Space Center in Florida and the Pentagon this week to talk about the administration’s plan …

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McAleese & Associates: Trump Backs $733B to $750B Defense Budget for FY 2020

A new McAleese & Associates report says President Donald Trump appears to have expressed support to a defense budget request of $733B to $750B for fiscal year 2020 following his meeting with lawmakers and other government officials. Trump met with Defense Secretary James Mattis; National Security Adviser John Bolton; Senate Armed Services Committee …

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Gen. Mark Milley to be Nominated Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair

President Donald Trump intends to nominate Gen. Mark Milley, chief of staff at the U.S. Army and a two-time Wash100 winner, as the next Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman, Defense.gov reported Saturday. Milley, who assumed his current role in August 2015, would become the 20th JCS leader and succeed U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph …

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China, US at Odds Over AI Technology’s Future

On Nov. 14th, the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission warned the U.S. government of the potential dangers of being too reliant on Chinese technology in its annual report. A congressional advisory panel claims purchasing internet-linked devices manufactured in China is leaving the United States open to possible security breaches. …

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Pentagon IDs Suspected Toxic Substance in Two Letters

The Defense Department on Tuesday announced that the Pentagon Force Protection Agency detected a substance that is suspected to be ricin in two envelopes received at DoD’s remote mail screening facility. DoD said in a tweet that it handed over the suspicious mail to FBI for further analysis. The Wall …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: $400M+ July Contracts and Top 10 Stories

The Week’s Top GovCon News Stories View this email in your browser Weekly Roundup July 9 – July 13, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes   Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up:  $400M+ July Contracts & Top 10 Stories Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO Who Says Summer is Slow? $400M+ …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: AWS Public Sector Summit & Company News and Top 10 Stories

Weekly Roundup June 25 – June 29, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: Larry Prior Joins the Carlyle Group; Firm Renews Federal Focus and Top 10 Stories Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO Larry Prior Joins the Carlyle Group; Firm Renews Federal Focus     …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: AWS Public Sector Summit & Company News and Top 10 Stories

Weekly Roundup June 18 – June 22, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: AWS Public Sector Summit & Company News and Top 10 Stories Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO AWS Public Sector Summit & Company News On Wednesday and Thursday, Amazon Web Services hosted their annual Public …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: Platform Companies Overview, Recent Contract Wins and Top 10 Stories

Weekly Roundup May 28 – June 1, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: Platform Companies Overview, Recent Contract Wins and Top 10 Stories Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO Platform Companies: A May Overview As we look back at May, I’d like to highlight some …

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PwC: Aerospace & Defense Industry Reported $728B in 2017 Revenue

A new PwC report says the aerospace and defense sector recorded $728 billion in 2017 revenue, reflecting a 4 percent increase from the previous year. PwC reported that A&D companies posted a combined operating profit of $77 billion in 2017 with an on operating margin of 10.6 percent, up from 9.3 percent in …

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