GovConWire Top Stories 3/26/2021

Gen. Lloyd Austin Named to 2021 Wash100 for His US Military Dominance, Future Warfare Tech Vision News

Gen. Lloyd Austin Named to 2021 Wash100 for His US Military Dominance, Future Warfare Tech Vision

Executive Mosaic, the leading provider in connecting, promoting and branding government and government contracting (GovCon) executives of consequence, is thrilled to announce Gen. Lloyd Austin, the new Secretary of Defense, as a recipient of the Wash100 Award for the first time. Gen. Austin has received the most celebrated and acclaimed award in all of GovCon
CAES CEO Mike Kahn Receives Second Wash100 Award From Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson News

CAES CEO Mike Kahn Receives Second Wash100 Award From Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson

CEO of CAES Mike Kahn was presented with his 2021 Wash100 Award, the most coveted and respected award in all of government contracting (GovCon), by Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson. Garrettson’s visit and Wash100 Award presentation marks the second time that Kahn has earned the award. As a 2021 recipient, Kahn has been recognized for
Peraton Lands Potential $360M Contract to Analyze Air Force ICBM Software Safety Contract Awards

Peraton Lands Potential $360M Contract to Analyze Air Force ICBM Software Safety

Peraton will help the U.S. Air Force analyze and address the safety risks of the branch’s intercontinental ballistic missile software under a potential 18-year, $360.4 million contract. The company will perform ICBM risk management support work as part of the Nuclear Safety Cross-Check Analysis and Nuclear Safety Analysis and Technical Evaluation programs, the Department of
Potomac Officers Club to Feature Yll Bajraktari as Keynote Speaker at 3rd Annual Artificial Intelligence Summit on March 30th News

Potomac Officers Club to Feature Yll Bajraktari as Keynote Speaker at 3rd Annual Artificial Intelligence Summit on March 30th

Artificial intelligence (AI) has dramatically advanced emerging technology that will significantly change elements of the security, defense, and intelligence apparatus across federal and industry sectors. AI will also play a crucial role on, near and above the future battlefields of our time.  The risks and advantages of AI are so great that leading defense and
BAE Awarded $600M Contract for Foreign Military F-16 Support Equipment Contract Awards

BAE Awarded $600M Contract for Foreign Military F-16 Support Equipment

A BAE Systems business has secured a potential 10-year, $600 million contract with the U.S. Air Force to provide support equipment for the F-16 aircraft of multiple foreign military sales customers. BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems Integration will deliver SE items, spare parts and technical support services to Bulgaria and other FMS countries under
Booz Allen EVP Greg Wenzel Receives Third Consecutive Wash100 Award; Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted News

Booz Allen EVP Greg Wenzel Receives Third Consecutive Wash100 Award; Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted

Greg Wenzel, executive vice president with Booz Allen Hamilton, has received a 2021 Wash100 Award for his contributions to the government contracting (GovCon) sector as well as his thought leadership and for driving defense solutions that support warfighters’ competitive edge in digital warfare. “Greg Wenzel has reliable written all over him after 32 years at
Space Infrastructure Company Redwire to Go Public Under Merger Deal with Genesis Park SPAC; Peter Cannito Quoted News

Space Infrastructure Company Redwire to Go Public Under Merger Deal with Genesis Park SPAC; Peter Cannito Quoted

Redwire, a space infrastructure company backed by AE Industrial Partners, has agreed to merge with Genesis Park Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: GNPK) and will trade on the New York Stock Exchange once the transaction is completed. The boards of directors of Redwire and Genesis Park, a special purpose acquisition company, have approved the merger deal that
Katherine Dimeo Appointed CRDF Global COO Executive Moves

Katherine Dimeo Appointed CRDF Global COO

Katherine Dimeo, former president of Navitas Clinical Research, has been named chief operating officer at Arlington, Virginia-based international development and foreign assistance mission support provider CRDF Global. Dimeo brings more than 25 years of life sciences, health technology and biosecurity experience to the nonprofit organization and will be responsible for growing its portfolio of international
Air Force Solicits White Papers for $500M Manufacturing Research, Tech Development BAA Contract Awards

Air Force Solicits White Papers for $500M Manufacturing Research, Tech Development BAA

The U.S. Air Force is seeking white papers under an open broad agency announcement that seeks to facilitate research and development in advanced manufacturing technologies to strengthen defense manufacturing capabilities. The Manufacturing Research and Technology Development BAA will have a ceiling value of $500 million and the service anticipates multiple awards for the announcement in
Jacobs Holds Spot on Air Force’s $2B Contract for Design, Engineering Services; Tim Byers Quoted Contract Awards

Jacobs Holds Spot on Air Force’s $2B Contract for Design, Engineering Services; Tim Byers Quoted

Jacobs (NYSE:J) has landed a spot on a multiple-award, $2 billion contract vehicle to help the U.S. Air Force modernize or renovate facilities and general infrastructure. The company said Thursday it plans to continue to support USAFs global architecture and engineering requirements as a participating contractor in the AE Next Program. The Air Force Civil
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