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Mark Borkowski, Assistant Commissioner for the Office of Acquisition of CBP, Announced as Panelist for Potomac Officers Club’s 3rd Annual Border Protection Innovations and Technology Forum

Mark Borkowski, assistant commissioner for the Office of Acquisition and chief acquisition officer and component acquisition executive of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, will be featured as a panelist during the Potomac Officers Club’s 3rd Annual Border Protection Innovations and Technology Forum on March 28th at the 2941 Restaurant in …

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Rob Davies, EVP of Operations for ViON, Completes His Third Season as 4×24 Chairman

Rob Davies, executive vice president of operations of ViON, has received an award for his leadership role in Executive Mosaic’s 4×24 program, designed for the government contracting industry’s senior and most influential executives.  Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Davies with the Chairman’s Award for serving three …

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John Sanders, COO of CBP, Announced as Keynote Speaker for Potomac Officers Club’s 3rd Annual Border Protection Innovations and Technology Forum

On March 28th, John Sanders, the chief operating officer of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, will give a keynote address during Potomac Officers Club’s 3rd Annual Border Protection Innovations and Technology Forum at the 2941 Restaurant in Falls Church, Va. During the forum, GovCon leaders of the public and …

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FLIR Systems to Develop Mobile Surveillance Vehicle Software Under Potential $94M FAA IDIQ

The Federal Aviation Administration Logistics Center has awarded FLIR Systems (Nasdaq: FLIR) a potential 10-year, $94.3M contract to produce sensing software and electromechanical subsystems for the Department of Homeland Security’s Mobile Surveillance Capability program. FLIR said Wednesday it will provide line-replaceable units such as the TacFLIR 380, R20SS radar, Cameleon management software, power storage and management …

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OSI Systems to Help Maintain CBP Inspection Systems Under Potential $140M IDIQ

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection has awarded OSI Systems’ (Nasdaq: OSIS) security division a potential five-year, $140 million contract to help maintain equipment CBP uses to inspect vehicles, cargo and parcels. OSI said Thursday it received a $25 million initial delivery order to provide maintenance, logistics, parts and program management support for agency …

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CBP Chief Vitiello Speaks at Potomac Officers’ Club Border Innovation Event

On Thursday, March 22nd, the Potomac Officers’ Club hosted the 2018 Border Protection Innovations and Technology Forum, where keynote speaker Ron Vitiello, acting deputy commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection and chief of U.S. Border Patrol for the Department of Homeland Security, addressed a range of technological security challenges …

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Former VA CIO Rob Thomas Named Leidos Strategic Accounts, Govt Relations VP; Gerry Fasano Comments

Rob Thomas, formerly chief information officer and acting assistant secretary for the office of information and technology at the Department of Veterans Affairs, has joined Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) as vice president for strategic accounts and government relations. Thomas will help Leidos advance organic growth strategies and client relationships in his …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: Opportunities in the Unmanned Systems Marketplace

Weekly Roundup May 29 – June 2 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Unmanned systems are starting to be more and more ubiquitous in our daily lives. While they’ve been in use in the defense industry for decades, increased attention from …

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CBP Chief Ron Vitiello: Border Arrests at ’45 Year Low’ Since November 8

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) plays a starring role in President Donald Trump’s new executive orders, and CBP chief Ronald Vitiello spoke Wednesday morning at the Potomac Officers Club about the new opportunities and challenges ahead. Since Trump’s election, CBP has seen a “dramatic change in the flow of …

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Potomac Officers Club Rounds Out Speakers for Border Protection Innovations & Technology Forum

TYSONS CORNER, VA., April 21, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — today announced the list of speakers for the Border Protection Innovations & Technology Forum. The issue of U.S. border security has been an especially hot topic since the election of President Trump. With Trump’s plan …

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