Home / Tag Archives: supply chain

Tag Archives: supply chain

Deloitte: Cyber Framework, Use of AI, Blockchain Could Help Protect Defense Industrial Base

A new Deloitte report has identified challenges U.S. defense contractors and suppliers face when it comes to complying with cybersecurity regulations and measures that could be implemented by companies to adhere to such regulations and build up a cyber-resilient security posture.

Read More »

Michael Alkire Promoted to President of Premier; Craig McKasson Named Chief Administrative Officer

Michael Alkire, formerly chief operating officer of Premier (Nasdaq: PINC), has been promoted to president of the Charlotte, N.C.-based health care technology company. Premier said Tuesday Alkire’s promotion recognizes the expansion of his role, which now includes oversight of strategies for the company’s supply chain and performance services segments in addition …

Read More »

AECOM Ranked No. 1 Military-Friendly Supplier Diversity Program; John Vollmer Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 27, 2018 — AECOM (NYSE: ACM) has secured the top position in a ranking of supplier diversity programs for 2019 in recognition of its work with veteran-owned businesses, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 11. The company said Dec. 10 its No. 1 rank in Viqtory‘s 2019 Military Friendly Supplier Diversity …

Read More »

Andrew Couch Talks CryptoFuse’s Role Rethinking Blockchain

Last week, Andrew Couch, founder of Cryptofuse, spoke with GovConWire about how his company is looking to redefine blockchain technology and drive value in the federal market. As Couch explained, his company devised a way to exchange information without the internet by relying on asynchronous updating and the global blockchain. …

Read More »

Report: Lockheed Part of DoD Effort to Get Complete View of Defense Supply Chain

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 23, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is working on a pilot program with the Defense Department and industry partners with the aim to establish a “comprehensive” view of the defense supply chain amid concerns over possible foreign infiltration, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Fifth Domain reported Sunday …

Read More »

Air Force Taps Dell EMC, HPE for Supply Chain Risk Mgmt Platform CRADA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 26, 2018 — Dell EMC and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) are working with the U.S. Air Force‘s Space and Missile Systems Center under separate cooperative research and development agreements in an effort to build information technology infrastructures that utilize supply chain risk management, ExecutiveBiz reported …

Read More »

Boeing Reports $2.1B in Government, Commercial Services Orders; Stan Deal Comments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced on Monday approximately $2.1 billion worth of services orders, contracts and agreements with government agencies and commercial customers at the Farnborough International Airshow in the U.K. The company said Monday the agreements and orders span across its global services business’ capability areas that include training and professional …

Read More »

Lockheed Names 19 Missiles & Fire Control Suppliers With ‘Exemplary Performance’

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 5, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has recognized 19 small businesses that it says provided support to the Lockheed missiles and fire control unit last year in line with schedule, cost and process requirements, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the “exemplary performance” of …

Read More »

Kratos Microwave Electronics Gets ‘4-Star’ Honors as Supplier to Raytheon IDS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 31, 2018 — A Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) division has received recognition for its performance as a supplier to Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) integrated defense systems business, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Kratos said Tuesday its microwave electronics division earned “4-Star” honors at Raytheon IDS’ Supplier Excellence Conference through …

Read More »

Lockheed Taps BAE for Potential $100M F-35 Electronic Warfare Sustainment Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has awarded BAE Systems a potential five-year, $100 million contract to provide sustainment support for electronic warfare platforms aboard the F-35 Lightning II fighter jet. BAE said Tuesday it will oversee the supply chain for the EW suite, manage regional warehouses with on-hand EW component inventories …

Read More »