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Air Force Seeks Bids for Launch Service Procurement Phase 2 Contracts

The U.S. Air Force has issued a solicitation for the second phase of the Launch Service Procurement program, which seeks to award fixed-price contracts to two domestic commercial service providers that can launch national security payloads through 2027. “We must move forward now. We are answering Congress’ 2014 directive to …

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McAleese & Associates: Patrick Shanahan on Space Development Agency’s Acquisition Authority

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has issued a report on key takeaways from the testimonies of Department of Defense and Air Force officials at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing held Thursday. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates and a 2019 Wash100 recipient, wrote in the report that …

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McAleese & Associates: Air Force Execs Talk Prototyping, Agile Software Dev’t at AFA Symposium

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on key takeaways from the speeches of Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson and Will Roper, the service’s acquisition chief, at an Air Force Association symposium that kicked off Thursday in Orlando, Fla. Wilson discussed the need for the service to dominate time, space …

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McAleese & Associates: Service Secretaries Talk Readiness, Priorities at CSIS Event

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on key takeaways from a Center for Strategic and International Studies-hosted discussion held Friday with the secretaries of military branches about the state of their services and priorities. Army Secretary Mark Esper said the service works to build up readiness recovery through 2022 before …

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Boeing’s Leanne Caret Talks Women’s Challenges, Opportunities in Defense

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 10, 2018 — Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business, has said she believes the challenges that women professionals encounter in the defense sector are more “aspirational” instead of institutional, as the industry sees a surge in women leaders …

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McAleese & Associates: Military, Gov’t Leaders Discuss Defense Tech Priorities at Reagan Forum

A new McAleese & Associates report says several government and military leaders discussed some of the Pentagon’s technology priorities at the Reagan National Defense Forum in California. Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment, talked about cybersecurity and the need for strong cyber defenses to counter threats posed by China, including …

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Air Force Taps Northrop, ULA, Blue Origin for Rocket Prototype Dev’t OTAs

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), United Launch Alliance and Blue Origin will build rocket prototypes under three separate other-transaction agreements with the U.S. Air Force in support of the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle program. Northrop’s innovation systems business received a potential $791.6M OTA to develop the OmegA launch system and ULA …

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McAleese & Associates Cites Multi-Domain Ops, End Strength Increase as Potential Topics at AFA Conference

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has issued a report that offers a preview of potential topics that military leaders could discuss at the three-day Air Force Association conference in Maryland. The firm said U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein could deliver a message on “multi-domain operations” at the AFA event, while …

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Air Force Selects Lockheed, Northrop to Support Next-Gen Missile Warning Satellite Program

The U.S. Air Force intends to award Lockheed Martin (NYSE: NOC) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) separate contracts to help the service branch define requirements for its future missile warning satellite constellation. Both companies will support the Next-Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared program that aims to build a constellation of satellites …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Wash100 Update: Government Executives Rapidly Outpace GovCon Counterparts

Weekly Roundup February 5 – February 9, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes Government Executives Outpace GovCon Counterparts In Wash100 Popular Vote Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO The Wash100 voting has been open for a little over two weeks now, and the preliminary results of the popular vote are showing that …

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