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Weekly Roundup: VADM Michael Gilday Nominated for Navy CNO Role, POC Hosting 2019 Secure Supply Chain Forum on July 18th, Contract Awards & Weekly Top 10 Stories

On Wednesday, it was reported that Vice Adm. Michael Gilday, director of the Joint Staff, was the frontrunner to assume the role due to his experience in cyber warfare. That report was confirmed on Thursday with President Trump approving Gilday’s nomination during a meeting with Navy officials at the White …

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L3Harris Selected to Participate in USAF HF Radio Modernization Program

L3Harris Technologies (NYSE: LHX) has received a contract to develop a prototype of wideband airborne high-frequency radio technology for the U.S. Air Force. USAF selected the L3Harris Falcon offering for an industry competition that seeks a replacement for the service branch's AN/ARC-190 radio, the company said Wednesday.

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Dell EMC to Help Air Force Manage Instrumentation Systems Under $74M IDIQ

Dell EMC has received a $74.4M contract to perform support work on a system designed to help the U.S. Air Force process and analyze instrumentation test data. The company will also train USAF personnel on how to operate and troubleshoot instrumentation, loading, integration, analysis and decommutation system, or ILIAD, the Department of Defense said Friday.

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USAF Plans $93M Space Tech Engineering Contract Extension Award to Johns Hopkins APL

The U.S. Air Force plans to award Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory a $93M contract extension to help the military branch engineer space-based systems. Under the sole-source contract, APL will continue to provide research and development services in areas such as space science and engineering, strategic systems, theater air defense and information technology, USAF said Thursday in a FedBizOpps notice.

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L3 Wins Potential $500M USAF Contract to Update C-130H Transport Aircraft Avionics

L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) has won a potential $499.6M contract to update the avionics system of C-130H airlifters operated by Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Command. USAF received six offers for the fixed-price-incentive-firm contract covering production, training and logistics support work on 176 C-130Hs, the Department of Defense said Tuesday.

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Chris Pehrson, VP of Strategic Development for General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Receives Executive Mosaic’s Chairman’s Award

Jim Garrettson, chief executive officer of Executive Mosaic, presented Chris Pehrson, vice president of Strategic Development for General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, with the Chairman’s Award for completing his second year as chairman of the Unmanned Systems Group for Executive Mosaic’s 4×24 program. In his current role, Pehrson is responsible for …

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UES, UDRI to Support Military Weapon Tech Research Under $99M Air Force Contract

Science and technology company UES and the University of Dayton Research Institute have landed spots on a five-year, $99M contract to help the Air Force Research Laboratory conduct scientific studies. Both contractors will support AFRL research projects in the power, energy, thermal, integration and control areas as part of efforts …

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Lt. Col. David Canady, Deputy Division Chief for Operations, Directorate of Cyberspace and Information Dominance, Announced as Panelist for Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Cybersecurity Summit

Lt. Col. David Canady, deputy division chief for Operations, Directorate of Cyberspace and Information Dominance, will be featured as a panelist for the Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Cybersecurity Summit on May 8th. At the event, GovCon leaders from the public and private sector will discuss cyber resiliency and how to …

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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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City Light & Power to Manage Keesler AFB Electric Distribution System Under $127M Contract

City Light & Power has won a 50-year, $126.6M contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to own, operate and maintain an electric distribution system at Keesler Air Force Base in Mississippi. DLA’s energy organization received four responses for the fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment contract via a competitive acquisition process, the Department …

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