Tag Archives: State Department

Executive Mosaic Names Northrop CEO Kathy Warden to 2021 Wash100 for Securing Major Federal, Military Contracts to Drive Company Growth

Executive Mosaic is pleased to announce Kathy Warden, chairman, president and CEO of Northrop Grumman, as a 2021 Wash100 awardee for leading the company in efforts to create value through portfolio management, as well as her continued focus on growth through executive hires and contract pursuits in the federal sector. …

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State Department OKs $91M Extended-Range Lockheed Rocket Sale to Finland

The State Department has cleared Finland’s request to procure 35 extended-range systems of Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) Guided Multiple Launch Rocket through a potential $91.2 million foreign military sales deal. Lockheed’s missile and fire control segment will be the principal contractor under the FMS agreement for 25 M30A2 ER GMLRS …

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State Department Clears Egypt’s $197M FMS Request for Updated Ship Self-Defense Missiles

The State Department has approved a request by the Egyptian government to procure Raytheon Technologies-built (NYSE: RTX) Rolling Airframe Missiles for ship self-defense use through a potential $197 million foreign military sales deal. Egypt asked to procure as many as 168 RIM-116C RAM systems in Block 2 configuration, guided-missile round …

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President Biden Appoints 34 Acting Federal Agency Leaders

President Joe Biden, who took the oath of office Wednesday, has appointed individuals to lead 34 federal government organizations in acting capacities until his Cabinet choices complete confirmation procedures. Each agency leader will support the new administration in efforts to create a “whole-of-government” strategy to address national challenges and increase …

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Executive Order Aims to Spur Microreactor Tech Adoption for Space, Defense Missions

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order directing the federal government to launch an initiative to drive the adoption of small modular nuclear reactor technology across national defense and space missions. The EO is aimed at revitalizing the country’s nuclear energy sector and space exploration initiatives while developing alternative …

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Former USMC Exec Kenneth Bible Named DHS CISO

Kenneth Bible, former deputy chief information officer at the U.S. Marine Corps, has joined the Department of Homeland Security as chief information security officer, Federal News Network reported Monday. He succeeds Paul Beckman, who stepped down from the DHS CISO position last year and now works for Consolidated Nuclear Security …

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US Foreign Service Vet William Burns Nominated to Lead CIA

President-elect Joe Biden has nominated William Burns, a 33-year U.S. Foreign Service veteran and current president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, to be the CIA’s next director. Burns was deputy secretary at the State Department prior to his retirement in 2014 and recognized with three Presidential Distinguished Service …

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R. Clark Cooper: Potential $23B Deal With UAE for F-35 Jets, Other Weapons Could Be Signed Before Jan. 20

R. Clarke Cooper, assistant secretary of state for political-military affairs, said the U.S. government is expected to sign a potential $23.37B deal for the sale of Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35 fighter jets, drones and other weapons systems to the United Arab Emirates before the Trump administration ends, Defense News …

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