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McAleese & Associates: Michael Griffin Wants DoD to Build ‘Proliferated LEO’ Constellation

McAleese & Associates has released a report on key takeaways from the remarks of Michael Griffin, undersecretary for research and engineering at the Department of Defense and a 2019 Wash100 award winner, at a Chamber of Commerce event held Tuesday. Griffin said the Pentagon must have a dedicated proliferated LEO system or constellation of small satellites in low-Earth orbit designed for the existential U.S. survival mission.

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Weekly Roundup: HHS Hires CIO, DoD Absorbs DARPA, DHS Selects 8, ECS and Serco Strike Big Deals

This week, Jose Arrieta was confirmed as the chief information officer for the Department of Health and Human Services. Arrieta confirmed his appointment on Thursday during the Association for Federal Information Resources Management’s Leadership Awards event. In Virginia news, it was also revealed that President Trump intends to nominate Ken …

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McAleese & Associates: Michael Griffin on Space-Based Sensor Layer, Other Defense Tech Priorities

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report that outlines some of the technology priorities of Michael Griffin, undersecretary for research and engineering at the Defense Department. One of the priorities is the need to accelerate the deployment of a space-based sensor layer to defend against hypersonic threats as …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Recent Executive Moves and Federal Nominations

Weekly Roundup November 6 – November 10 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson In recent weeks a number of significant private sector executive moves and potential federal moves have been announced. Let’s take a quick look at these executive movement and …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: October’s Biggest Contracts

Weekly Roundup October 30 – November 3 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson During October a number of contracts valued at over a billion dollars were awarded for a variety of services such as range services, construction, healthcare staffing, foreign …

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Johns Hopkins APL Names Military, Gov’t Vets as Senior Fellows

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 13, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has added military veterans John Allen and Samuel Locklear as well as Schafer CEO Michael Griffin as senior fellows, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The lab said Tuesday the senior fellows program aims to utilize technology and policy to address challenges that military leaders and senior government …

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John Gilligan Joins Schafer as President, COO; Michael Griffin Comments

John Gilligan, formerly president of information technology and cybersecurity consulting firm Gilligan Group, has joined Arlington, Va.-based technical services and engineering contractor Schafer Corp. as president and chief operating officer. The 25-year government and industry veteran will oversee Schafer’s day-to-day operations and help to set and communicate the company’s strategic …

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Schafer Names Former NASA Head Michael Griffin CEO; Jeff Siegal Comments

Schafer Corp. has appointed former NASA Administrator Michael Griffin chairman and CEO, the company announced Tuesday. He led the space agency between 2005 and 2009 and has also served as president and chief operating officer of In-Q-Tel, the U.S. intelligence community’s venture capital arm. He also held several positions at …

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