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March 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Dips as Dollar, Oil Figures Rise

The GovCon Index closed at a coss for a second consecutive day Tuesday as it recorded a decline of 0.318 points to 69.709. A 6-cent increase in crude oil and another increase in the U.S. dollar against other currencies drove U.S. trading activity Tuesday on a day that saw stocks decline, according to CNBC. Stocks traded …

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Mark Johnson is Selected to Wash100 for Leadership with the Cloud, ERP

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 24, 2015 – Mark Johnson, senior vice president for the public sector business at Oracle, has been elected into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 list of the most influential leaders in GovCon for his leadership role in federal cloud and enterprise resource planning. The Wash100 is the premier …

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Stephanie Hill is Wash100 Inductee for Leadership in STEM Advocacy Work

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 24, 2015 – Stephanie Hill, vice president and general manager for the civil business arm of Lockheed Martin’s information systems and global solutions group, has been inducted into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 list of the most influential leaders in GovCon for her leadership in promoting science, technology, engineering …

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Northrop Secures AF Weapon System Sustainment Deal

TYSONS CORNER, VA March 24, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Monday on Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) inking a weapons system sustainment agreement with the U.S. Air Force in a move meant to fast-track negotiations on all work between the company and the Air Force Sustainment Center. “This partnership builds …

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Tom Romeo, Dave McClure Suggest Steps to Help Secure Business Processes

TYSONS CORNER, VA March 24, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Monday on remarks by Tom Romeo, president of Maximus (NYSE: MMS) Federal Services, and Dave McClure, chief strategist at Veris Group, regarding federal agencies’ need to integrate data security into their business processes to avoid risk-centered vulnerabilities. “Finding the right balance is challenging …

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Marilyn Crouther Unveils HP’s 40% Emissions Reduction Goal

TYSONS CORNER, VA March 24, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Monday on HP’s pledge to cut the carbon footprint of its product portfolio by as much as 40 percent in a span of five years. Marilyn Crouther, senior vice president and general manager for HP Enterprise Services’ U.S. public …

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Mike Petters: Craftsmanship, Performance Strengthens LPD Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA March 24, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Mike Petters, Huntington Ingalls Industries president and CEO, said shipbuilder craftsmanship and the performance of San Antonio class of ships have helped build and strengthen the LPD program, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. “This was most recently demonstrated by the Navy’s request and …

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Netherlands Requests $1.05B Boeing CH-47F Helicopter Sale

The Netherlands has asked to procure $1.05 billion in Boeing-made (NYSE: BA) CH-47F helicopters and associated equipment through the U.S.’ foreign military sales program. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Monday the request covers 17 Chinook helicopters and multiple aircraft turbine engines, embedded global positioning and inertial navigational systems, radios for …

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MacB-WSRI Team to Support Air Force’s Sensing Tech R&D; Tim Lawrence Comments

A MacAulay-Brown and Wright State Research Institute partnership has been awarded a seven-year, $14 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory build sensing and sensor exploitation technologies. MacB said Monday the team will also work to develop sensor exploitation performance metrics and prediction tools, information visualization and …

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Orbital ATK to Deliver More Polar-Orbiting Satellites to NASA, NOAA

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will design, manufacture, integrate and test the Joint Polar Satellite System 2 spacecraft under a $253 million delivery order from NASA through the Rapid Spacecraft Acquisition III contract vehicle. NASA said Monday the company will also provide mission operations support and five Flight Segment Emulators for JPSS-2, which will support the National Oceanic …

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