Tag Archives: FAA

Weekly Roundup: KBR Secures $974M USAF IDIQ Contract; Leidos, Vectrus, SOSi Win Big Contracts; Lauren Knausenberger Becomes USAF Deputy CIO; DB Schenker Names Stacey Brown CHRO

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES KBR Wins Potential $974M IDIQ for USAFE-AFAFRICA Base Operations Support KBR (NYSE: KBR) will help U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa manage and maintain assets at USAFE-AFAFRICA  locations in Spain and Turkey as part of a potential eight-year, $974M contract. Air Force Installation Contracting Command at …

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FAA Seeks Airport UAS Detection, Mitigation White Papers

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The Federal Aviation Adminitration has issued a call for white papers in an effort to identify companies that build, integrate and market systems or technologies designed to detect unmanned aircraft systems and avoid potential aviation risks from UAS operation.

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FAA Grants Funding Extension for U of Maryland-Led Aviation Research Consortium

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded a potential seven-year, $24 million contract to a University of Maryland-led consortium that conducts research on operational issues facing the government and commercial aviation sectors. It marks the agency's second funding renewal to support the National Center of Excellence for Aviation Operations Research mission.

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Jim Reagan, Leidos EVP & CFO, Named to 2020 Wash100 for Driving Company Growth Through Contract Awards and Acquisitions

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Executive Mosaic is happy to present Jim Reagan, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Leidos, as an inductee into the 2020 Wash100 Award for securing major contract awards and acquisitions to drive company growth and expand Leidos’ portfolio in the federal sector.

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Will Roper, Air Force Assistant Secretary, Named to 2020 Wash100 for Driving Acquisition, Technology and Logistics

Executive Mosaic is honored to announce Will Roper, an assistant secretary of the U.S. Air Force, as an inductee into the 2020 edition of the Wash100 for his efforts to drive acquisition as well as advance technology and logistics for the service branch. 

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Leidos-Thales Team to Modernize FAA Beacon System Under Potential $450M Contract

A team of Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) and Thales has secured a potential 12-year, $450M contract to help the Federal Aviation Administration replace a secondary surveillance radar system used to deliver aircraft data as part of nationwide air traffic control automation efforts.

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FAA Selects Raytheon for STARS Air Traffic Control Modernization Project; Dave Wajsgras Quoted

The Federal Aviation Administration has partnered with Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) to modernize an automated system that helps U.S. air traffic controllers manage the spacing and sequencing of aircraft. "We want air traffic controllers to have the best tools available to manage the increasingly complex airspace around our airports," said Dave Wajsgras, president of the intelligence, information and services business at Raytheon and a 2019 Wash100 awardee.

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