GovConWire's Government Contracting News 1/12/2023

Video Interview: DOD CIO John Sherman Talks Cloud, Zero Trust & Tech Innovation in Global Competition Era
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Video Interview: DOD CIO John Sherman Talks Cloud, Zero Trust & Tech Innovation in Global Competition Era

As the Department of Defense shifts its focus away from counterterrorism and toward the peer and near-peer competition, modernization and rapid technological innovation have become crucial to national security missions. Executive Mosaic spoke with DOD Chief Information Officer John Sherman in a new video interview to learn more about his thoughts on the global defense landscape, which
Electronic Warfare Will Dominate ‘the Battlefield of Tomorrow,’ Experts Say
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Electronic Warfare Will Dominate ‘the Battlefield of Tomorrow,’ Experts Say

Electronic warfare is a central aspect of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. Both nations are utilizing cyberattacks, jamming and various other digital aggression tactics to sow disorder on the battlefield and create an advantage. According to top U.S. Army officials, the U.S. sees this demonstration as an indication that it must ramp up and strengthen
David Zolet Joins Oasis Technology & Engineering as CEO
Executive Moves

David Zolet Joins Oasis Technology & Engineering as CEO

David Zolet, a three-decade government technology industry veteran and a four-time Wash100 awardee, has joined Oasis Technology & Engineering, a portfolio company of Brightstar Capital Partners, as CEO. He succeeds the retiring Tom Colatosti, who will continue to serve on the board of Oasis T&E as chairman, the company said Wednesday. Colatosti said he believes
One Equity Partners Acquires Majority Stake in Public Sector IT Vendor MEG
M&A Activity

One Equity Partners Acquires Majority Stake in Public Sector IT Vendor MEG

One Equity Partners has made a majority investment in Mythics Emergent Group. Virginia Beach, Virginia-based MEG has been providing information technology platforms, cloud-based software offerings, hardware and software licenses and managed services to customers in the federal and state, local and education sectors since 2000, OEP said Wednesday. MEG founders and senior executives will keep
John Holmes Takes Over Chairmanship of AAR Board
Executive Moves

John Holmes Takes Over Chairmanship of AAR Board

AAR (NYSE: AIR) President and CEO John Holmes has officially assumed an additional leadership role as chairman of the board at the global aerospace and defense aftermarket services provider. He succeeds David Storch, who has retired after 18 years in the chairman post, and will be responsible for growth strategies while upholding the corporation’s culture
Northrop Embarks on F-35 AESA Radar Development Project
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Northrop Embarks on F-35 AESA Radar Development Project

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has begun development work on an active electronically scanned array radar for the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft. Northrop said Wednesday the AN/APG-85 AESA system is a multifunction sensor that will be compatible with all F-35 variants designed to provide warfighters situational awareness and the capability to
Kelly Douglas Joins SilverEdge as Talent Acquisition VP; Robert Miller Quoted
Executive Moves

Kelly Douglas Joins SilverEdge as Talent Acquisition VP; Robert Miller Quoted

Kelly Douglas, a recruitment industry leader with experience in the public and private sectors, has joined SilverEdge Government Solutions as vice president of talent acquisition. SilverEdge said Wednesday she will be responsible for creating and cultivating talent acquisition strategies, program and tools as well as for guiding SilverEdge’s transition to a single recruiting platform. Before this appointment,
KBC Energy Secures $122M DOE Lab Mission Support Contract
Contract Awards

KBC Energy Secures $122M DOE Lab Mission Support Contract

The Department of Energy has awarded KBC Energy Solutions a $122 million contract to help the National Energy Technology Laboratory manage programs and projects. DOE announced the award of the Mission Execution Support Services contract in a notice posted Wednesday on SAM.gov. Boston-based KBC Energy will perform administrative and technical work to assist NETL personnel
Will Goodman Joins ARA SVP Ranks
Executive Moves

Will Goodman Joins ARA SVP Ranks

Will Goodman, formerly a vice president at Applied Research Associates, has been promoted to senior VP at the Albuquerque, New Mexico-headquartered research and engineering company. He will work with ARA’s leadership team in efforts to identify funding opportunities for major programs and help drive growth for its defense business in his new position, the employee-owned
Defense Logistics Agency Picks Six Companies for Medical Freight Transport IDIQ Contract
Contract Awards

Defense Logistics Agency Picks Six Companies for Medical Freight Transport IDIQ Contract

Six companies have landed spots on a potential three-year, $45 million contract to help the Defense Logistics Agency deliver medical cargo to government mission locations outside the continental U.S. DLA solicited offers to the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for medical freight transportation services among participants in the Department of Defense’s Civil Reserve Air Fleet program, DOD said
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