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GovConWire's Government Contracting News 1/11/2022

Thought Leader Melissa Hathaway to Speak at Potomac Officers Club’s Digital Currency & National Security Forum
Events

Thought Leader Melissa Hathaway to Speak at Potomac Officers Club’s Digital Currency & National Security Forum

Melissa Hathaway, a thought leader in the fields of digital risk management and cybersecurity, has been added to the list of featured speakers for an upcoming virtual event, hosted by Executive Mosaic’s Potomac Officers Club, that will explore the national security aspect of cryptocurrency. She will serve on a panel during POC’s “Digital Currency and
Lockheed Execs on Advancing Ethical AI Platforms Across the Government
Artificial Intelligence

Lockheed Execs on Advancing Ethical AI Platforms Across the Government

Justin Taylor Justin Taylor, Greg Forrest and Mike Harasimowicz of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) said accelerating the ethical application of artificial intelligence is key to achieving the potential of AI in addressing national security challenges and helping the government carry out its missions. The Bethesda, Maryland-based aerospace and defense contractor is pursuing the development of
Glen Ives Takes Additional Role as Castellum Government Sales & Operations President
Executive Moves

Glen Ives Takes Additional Role as Castellum Government Sales & Operations President

Glen Ives, chief growth officer and CEO of the Navy and Marine Corps division at Castellum, has assumed the additional role of president of government sales and operations at the Bethesda, Maryland-based defense technology company. Castellum CEO Mark Fuller said in a statement published Monday Ives will have executive management responsibilities for all of the
PSC Adds Dave Dacquino & Dawne Hickton to Executive Committee, Appoints PV Puvvada to Board
Executive Moves

PSC Adds Dave Dacquino & Dawne Hickton to Executive Committee, Appoints PV Puvvada to Board

The Professional Services Council has appointed Serco Inc. CEO Dave Dacquino and Dawne Hickton, executive vice president and chief operating officer at Jacobs’ (NYSE: J) critical mission solutions business, to the executive committee of the trade association. Dacquino and Hickton, both 2021 Wash100 Award recipients, were among the five newly elected committee members who will
10 Companies Land Spots on $400M IDIQ for Design-Build Work in NAVFAC Marianas Area
Contract Awards

10 Companies Land Spots on $400M IDIQ for Design-Build Work in NAVFAC Marianas Area

Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command has selected 10 small businesses to compete for design-build construction projects within the NAVFAC’s Marianas, Guam, area of operations under an eight-year, $400 million contract. NAVFAC received 22 proposals for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract and will provide a $25,000 minimum guarantee to each awardee, the Department of Defense said Monday. Contractors
Vice Adm. Frank Whitworth Nominated to NGA Director Role
Executive Moves

Vice Adm. Frank Whitworth Nominated to NGA Director Role

President Joe Biden has nominated Navy Vice Adm. Frank Whitworth, director of intelligence, J-2, Joint Staff, to serve as head of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. Whitworth would retain the rank of vice admiral if confirmed for the NGA director position, the Department of Defense said Monday. He previously served as commander of the Joint Intelligence
Accenture’s Federal Unit Receives $200M TSA Support Task Order
Contract Awards

Accenture’s Federal Unit Receives $200M TSA Support Task Order

An Accenture (NYSE: ACN) subsidiary has received a $200 million task order to provide flight adaptive maintenance and Tier 3 support services to the Transportation Security Administration, G2Xchange FedCiv reported Monday. Accenture Federal Services beat out three other bidders to the task order TSA awarded using the General Services Administration’s Alliant 2 governmentwide contract vehicle. AFS
System High to Continue DARPA Program Security Support; Rob Howe Quoted
Contract Awards

System High to Continue DARPA Program Security Support; Rob Howe Quoted

System High Corp. will continue to help the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency maintain protection measures across DARPA programs under a five-year contract. The company said Thursday it will assist the agency’s security and intelligence directorate in efforts to protect technology projects from the development phase through the transition stage. Contract work will take place
Tech Industry Vet Juan Navarro Named President, CEO of HDT Global
Executive Moves

Tech Industry Vet Juan Navarro Named President, CEO of HDT Global

Juan Navarro, a 30-year veteran in the high technology industry, has been appointed as president and CEO of defense infrastructure manufacturer HDT Global. The executive brings to his new role experience in working at various government contracting and consumer operations organizations such as Chemring Sensors and Electronics Systems, SER Solutions and Xerox, HDT said Monday.
Amentum Wins $147M Contract for USAFE Materiel Logistics Support
Contract Awards

Amentum Wins $147M Contract for USAFE Materiel Logistics Support

Amentum, through its legacy company DynCorp, has secured a potential $147.3 million contract to provide global prepositioned material services to the U.S. Air Forces in Europe. The company will help store, maintain, reconstitute and outload equipment and perform contingency logistics support work under the USAFE GPMS program, Air Combat Command said Friday in a SAM.gov
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