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DynCorp to be Acquired by Amentum; John Vollmer, George Krivo Quoted

Amentum CEO John Vollmer

An Amentum affiliate will acquire DynCorp International for terms undisclosed after the two companies reached a definitive agreement. The acquisition is expected to close during the current year’s fourth quarter, according to a joint statement released Thursday. “The combination of our two companies will accelerate our growth into key new …

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GovCon Expert Kim Koster: Looking to Lift Cash Flow? Try Tightening SubK Management

Kim Koster Unanet GovCon Expert

Kim Koster, vice president of GovCon Strategy at Unanet, co-author of the 2020 GAUGE Report and GovCon Expert, has published her latest article as a member of Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Expert program on Thursday. GovCon Expert Koster explains how in the current financial climate, a few upgrades to labor, billing processes and capabilities can loosen cash constraints and bolster profitability for the federal market.

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Kathy Warden, Chairman, CEO and President of Northrop Grumman, Receives Her Fifth Wash100 Award From Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson

Kathy Warden (L) and Jim Garrettson (R)

Kathy Warden, chairman, president and CEO of Northrop Grumman, accepted her fifth Wash100 Award from Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic on Tuesday. Warden’s leadership and vision to drive the company’s growth, secure major contracts with federal agencies and help advance technology for the U.S. military.

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Leanne Caret, President & CEO of Boeing Defense, Space & Security, Receives Fourth Consecutive Wash100 Award

Leanne Caret and Jim Garrettson

Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS), accepted her fourth consecutive Wash100 Award from Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic on Monday. Caret received her fourth Wash100 Award for her continued leadership in the development of Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft, winning major defense contracts for the company and accelerating influential aerospace technology

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ARFL, Space Force to Develop New Cybersecurity Architecture for Satellites

US Space Force

The Air Force Research Lab and the U.S. Space Force have initiated the development of new cybersecurity architecture for satellites, FedScoop reported Monday. The Space Force will work with Xage Security to create a zero trust-style security system that is “rooted in tamperproof blockchain technology” to protect space systems.

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Weekly Roundup: Northrop Grumman Receives $13.3B Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent ICBM Dev’t Contract; Pentagon Upholds JEDI Cloud Contract to Microsoft; Pratt and Whitney Secure Major USAF Contracts; Leidos Defense Group Adds Retired Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams; Antoine Harden Joins Google’s Cloud Segment

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards Pratt & Whitney Books $580M IDIQ for F-35 Aircraft Propulsion System Spares Raytheon Technologies‘ (NYSE: RTX) Pratt & Whitney subsidiary has secured a $579.8M contract to provide F135 propulsion system spare parts, engines and modules to the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, Air …

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Gerry Fasano, President of Leidos Defense Group, Receives First Wash100 Award From Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson

Gerry Fasano (L) and Jim Garrettson (R)

Gerry Fasano, president of Leidos’ defense group, was presented his 2020 Wash100 Award for the first time in his long career in the government contracting (GovCon) sector. Fasano received his first Wash100 Award from Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, on Thursday. Visit the Wash100 site to learn about the other 99 winners of the 2020 Wash100 Award.

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: US Army Awards $13B Enterprise IT Software Recompete Contract; Victoria Coleman Named New DARPA Director; Former Leidos VP William Mintz Named Cerner Chief Strategy Officer; Leanne Caret Talks Boeing’s Military Tech Investments

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards Former Leidos VP William Mintz Named Cerner Chief Strategy Officer William Mintz, former vice president of strategy at Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) and a more than 25-year industry professional, has joined Cerner (Nasdaq: CERN) as its new chief strategy officer. Cerner said Wednesday that Mintz will …

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GovCon Expert Chuck Brooks: Innovation is Strengthening the Federal Cybersecurity Workforce

GovCon Expert Chuck Brooks

GovCon Expert Chuck Brooks has published his latest article as a member of Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Expert program on Friday. Brooks discussed the federal government's development of its cyber workforce, upskilling and reskilling federal workers as well as addressing the ongoing challenge of cybersecurity workforce requirements. You can read Chuck Brooks' latest GovCon Expert below: Innovation is Strengthening the Federal Cybersecurity Workforce 

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ArchIntel’s AI in Competitive Intelligence Virtual Event to Discuss Competitive Landscape, Tech Trends and Program Development on Oct. 22nd

August Jackson, senior director of Market and Competitive Intelligence with Deltek

Artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and big data have transformed how businesses conduct competitive intelligence (CI) and how our stakeholders use the developed analyses. Additionally, the federal government has integrated emerging technologies to remain competitive across the defense landscape. During ArchIntel’s AI in Competitive Intelligence Virtual Event, you will hear from federal and industry experts who will address how to remain competitive in business and warfare.

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