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Lockheed Gets $130M Modification for F-35 Pre-Modernization Support

The U.S. Navy has awarded a $130.4M contract modification to Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) aerospace business for decomposition and design efforts in preparation for F-35 Block 4 modernization. The company will work to help the aircraft meet weapon and air system requirements corresponding to Block 4.1 standard, the Defense Department said …

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Potomac Officers Club to Host Security Vetting Process Modernization Forum on Oct. 17

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 2nd, 2018 — The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — will be hosting the Security Vetting Process Modernization forum on Oct. 17 at 2941 Restaurant. Monte Hawkins, director of the National Vetting Center, will serve as the keynote speaker, while Kathy Lane, of …

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CenturyLink’s David Young: Culture Change Over Tech a Part of Agency EIS Transition

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 30, 2018 — David Young, senior vice president of strategic government at CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL), has indicated that a change in culture is essentially part of federal agencies’ preparation for the shift from the General Services Administration‘s Networx contract to the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported July 18. …

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Potomac Officers Club to Host Third Annual Army Forum on Aug. 16

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 11, 2018 — The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — will be hosting the 3rd Annual Army Forum on Aug. 16 at 2941 Restaurant. Dr. Bruce Jette, Assistant Secretary of Acquisition, Technology and Logistics for the U.S. Army, will serve as a keynote …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: The Biggest Contracts of the Week

Weekly Roundup August 14 – August 18 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This week the GovCon industry witnessed a number of significant contract awards, many of which focused on R&D, space, IT services and missile defense. Let’s take a quick …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Army Budget, Modernization, John Hillen and more

Weekly Roundup August 07 – August 11 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson At the tail-end of May the Department of Defense released its FY 2018 budget request, while the Comptroller of the Department of Defense published the Defense Budget Overview, …

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Australia Picks Boeing for $443M E-7A Early Warning Aircraft Modernization Program

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been selected to support a $442.9 million effort to upgrade the Australian air force’s fleet of E-7A Wedgetail airborne early warning and control aircraft. The service branch said Wednesday Boeing will equip E-7As with new combat identification sensors, tactical data links and communication and encryption systems under the modernization project. Australian …

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Unisys: Construction Starts on Customer Service Center for Philippines’ Statistics Agency

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 1, 2017 — Unisys (NYSE: UIS) announced the start of construction work on a future customer service facility to support its project to help the Philippines’ statistics agency update its civil registry system, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday it also expanded its Philippines-based team by more than 1,000 …

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Cameron Chehreh: Govt Legacy Software Structure Poses Biggest Challenge to IT Modernization Efforts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 22, 2016 — Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer at Dell‘s federal business, has stated that the structure of legacy software for off-the-shelf government products poses the biggest challenge to the information technology modernization efforts of the government, Executive Gov reported Wednesday. Chereh said that virtualization technology, software-defined networking,  virtualized …

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State Dept OKs Potential $300M Beechcraft Trainer Aircraft Sale to Argentina

The State Department has approved Argentina’s request to procure 24 Beechcraft-built trainer aircraft as well as related training and support from the U.S. government under a potential $300 million foreign military sales agreement. Argentina asked to acquire 24 T-6C+ Texan trainer aircraft along with initial spare parts and U.S. Air Force Materiel Command services …

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