Tag: Mark Esper

Christopher Miller Named Acting Defense SecretaryExecutive Moves

Christopher Miller Named Acting Defense Secretary

President Donald Trump has named Christopher Miller, director of the National Counterterrorism Center, as acting secretary of the Department of Defense.
DoD Releases Electromagnetic Spectrum Superiority Strategy; Mark Esper, Dana Deasy QuotedNews

DoD Releases Electromagnetic Spectrum Superiority Strategy; Mark Esper, Dana Deasy Quoted

The Department of Defense has issued a new strategy aimed at aligning DoD’s electromagnetic spectrum activities with the objectives of…
James “Hondo” Geurts to Keynote Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Navy Virtual Forum; Mark Esper QuotedNews

James “Hondo” Geurts to Keynote Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Navy Virtual Forum; Mark Esper Quoted

James “Hondo” Geurts, assistant secretary for Research, Development and Acquisition (ASN (RD&A)) at the U.S. Navy, will be featured as…
Michael Kratsios Appointed Acting DoD Undersecretary for Research, EngineeringExecutive Moves

Michael Kratsios Appointed Acting DoD Undersecretary for Research, Engineering

Michael Kratsios, U.S. chief technology officer and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, has been named acting undersecretary of research and…
Pentagon Unveils Resilience Plan as Military, Employees Return to Normal OperationsNews

Pentagon Unveils Resilience Plan as Military, Employees Return to Normal Operations

The Department of Defense’s office of the chief management officer has released a five-phased plan to provide guidance to commanders…

EM’s Weekly Roundup: Leidos Acquires L3Harris’ Security Division; Wash100 Voting Ends June 1st; Executive Spotlight with Zscaler’s Stephen Kovac

Leidos Completes $1B Purchase of L3Harris’ Security Detection, Automation Businesses; Roger Krone Quoted Leidos has finalized its acquisition of L3Harris Technologies’
Report: Four Shipbuilders Vie for Navy’s $1.2B Frigate Construction ContractNews

Report: Four Shipbuilders Vie for Navy’s $1.2B Frigate Construction Contract

The U.S. Navy is set to award an initial $1.2B contract for the contruction of its next-generation small multimission frigate in an…
Report: Germany Eyes Boeing Super Hornet, Growler Platforms for ‘Tornado’ Combat Aircraft ReplacementNews

Report: Germany Eyes Boeing Super Hornet, Growler Platforms for ‘Tornado’ Combat Aircraft Replacement

Germany plans to buy 45 Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) fighter jets as part of the country's military aircraft modernization efforts, Bloomberg reported Sunday.
Eric Chewning Rejoins McKinsey & Co. as PartnerExecutive Moves

Eric Chewning Rejoins McKinsey & Co. as Partner

Eric Chewning, a former official at the Department of Defense, has returned to management consulting firm McKinsey & Co. as…
Mark Esper: DoD to Open Testing Labs, Readies Hospital Ships in Response to CoronavirusNews

Mark Esper: DoD to Open Testing Labs, Readies Hospital Ships in Response to Coronavirus

Defense Secretary and 2020 Wash100 awardee Mark Esper said the Department of Defense would open up to 16 laboratories to…