Tag Archives: U.S. Air Force

Former USAF Chief of Staff David Goldfein Appointed Blackstone Senior Adviser

David Goldfein Senior Adviser Blackstone

David Goldfein, former chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force and two-time Wash100 Award recipient, has been named a senior adviser at New York-based investment company Blackstone (NYSE: BX). Goldfein retired from the Air Force in October with the rank of general after 37 years of service and will provide advice to the Blackstone leadership on investment and strategic matters, the company said Thursday.

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Boeing Gets $1.7B Air Force Contract Option to Build Additional KC-46 Tankers

KC-46A U.S. Air Force photo

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will manufacture 12 more KC-46 aerial refueling aircraft for the U.S. Air Force under a $1.69B contract option. The award for the sixth KC-46 tanker production lot covers licenses, data, subscriptions and a flat file, the Department of Defense said Tuesday.

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Doug Jankovich Named Alion ISR Business Development VP

Doug Jankovich VP

Doug Jankovich, formerly executive director of U.S. Air Force strategic growth at ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT), has joined Alion Science and Technology as vice president for business development within the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance group. Jankovich brings to Alion his more than two decades of business development and capture experience across defense programs.

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BAE to Help Manage USAF Tech Obsolescence Under $67M Contract; Pete Trainer Quoted

Pete Trainer VP

BAE Systems has secured a potential five-year, $66.6M contract to provide the U.S. Air Force tools and services to manage availability risks for weapon platforms and other systems as part of the branch's Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages program. Pete Trainer, vice president and general manager of Air Force solutions at BAE, said the company will implement a cloud-based predictive analytics technology for the DMSMS program's next iteration.

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Potomac Officers Club to Feature ‘The DoD Journey to 5G’ Panel During Upcoming 5G Summit on Jan. 7th

5G Summit Potomac Officers Club

Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit will feature notable federal and industry leaders on “The DoD Journey to 5G: Where We Are, Where Do We Need to Be, and What’s Next” Panel. The panelists will discuss emerging programs, priorities and challenges within the integration process of the new 5G framework. To register for the 5G Summit on January 7th, visit Potomac Officers Club’s Event Page!

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