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GovConWire's Government Contracting News 5/20/2022

Air Combat Command Awards 6 Spots on $784M Mission System Support IDIQ
Contract Awards

Air Combat Command Awards 6 Spots on $784M Mission System Support IDIQ

Six companies have won positions on an eight-year, $784.3 million contract to design, build and maintain mission systems for Air Combat Command. The ACC Acquisition Management and Integration Center received 17 offers for the Squadron Operations Center-Enterprise Program through a small business and 8(a) set-aside competition, the Department of Defense said Thursday. Selected SOC-E contractors
Executive Spotlight: George Franz, Managing Director & Cybersecurity Lead for Defense at Accenture Federal Services
Executive Spotlight

Executive Spotlight: George Franz, Managing Director & Cybersecurity Lead for Defense at Accenture Federal Services

George Franz, managing director and cybersecurity lead for defense at Accenture Federal Services (AFS), recently spoke with GovCon Wire regarding how the integration of the Novetta acquisition from 2021 has benefited its portfolio and driven value for the company’s customers. In addition, George Franz touched on ensuring the long term success for the employees at AFS, which
Top Cybersecurity Investment Trends to Watch in 2024
Cybersecurity

Top Cybersecurity Investment Trends to Watch in 2024

As the threat of ransomware and cyber attacks continues to rise, organizations are rethinking their cybersecurity strategies, budgets and processes in order to strengthen their cyber posture and improve their ability to mitigate hacks. However, some organizations are not evolving quickly enough. A recent study by ThoughtLab, and co-sponsored by Elastic, surveyed 1,200 organizations around the world
Stacy Bostjanick Shares Updated DOD CMMC Rollout Schedule
Cybersecurity

Stacy Bostjanick Shares Updated DOD CMMC Rollout Schedule

Over the course of the last two and a half years, the Department of Defense’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program, known as CMMC, has undergone multiple changes, organizational shifts, revisions and updates. Now, DOD officials are expecting to include CMMC requirements in federal contracts as soon as May 2023 — but there is still much to
Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Presents 3rd Wash100 Award to Dave Young, SVP of Strategic Sales for Lumen Technologies
Industry News

Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Presents 3rd Wash100 Award to Dave Young, SVP of Strategic Sales for Lumen Technologies

Dave Young, senior vice president of strategic sales at Lumen Technologies, was presented his 2022 Wash100 Award during a recent visit to the company’s office by Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson. Executive Mosiac has bestowed the prestigious Wash100 Award for the last nine years to recognize the significant executives of consequence to our industry and the anticipated contributions
Tech Industry Vet Brian Roach to Join Red River as CEO
Executive Moves

Tech Industry Vet Brian Roach to Join Red River as CEO

Brian Roach, a two-decade technology industry veteran, has been named CEO at Red River in a move slated to take effect May 31. He will lead the Claremont, New Hampshire-based information technology company after his role as head of the U.S. regulated industries practice at SAP‘s North American subsidiary, Red River said Thursday. In his
State Department OKs $691M TOW Anti-Tank Missile Sale to Egypt
Contract Awards

State Department OKs $691M TOW Anti-Tank Missile Sale to Egypt

The State Department has approved the proposed sale of an anti-tank weapon system and related equipment to the Egyptian government through a potential $691 million foreign military sales contract. Egypt is seeking to buy 5,070 units of the Raytheon Technologies-built (NYSE: RTX) TOW 2A radio frequency missile technology along with spare parts, technical manuals, test
Q&A With Capgemini Government Solutions VP Denise Oberndorf Tackles Rapidly Evolving Tech Capabilities
News

Q&A With Capgemini Government Solutions VP Denise Oberndorf Tackles Rapidly Evolving Tech Capabilities

ExecutiveBiz featured Denise Oberndorf, vice president of growth, defense and intel with Capgemini Government Solutions, in its recent Executive Spotlight interview published Wednesday. She talked about the company’s recent growth initiatives, the key factors that contributed to its recent quarterly results and the efforts to drive values for employees and customers. Oberndorf also discussed the
Lenee Lyte Joins Withum’s GovCon Services Practice as Principal
Executive Moves

Lenee Lyte Joins Withum’s GovCon Services Practice as Principal

Lenee Lyte, a certified public accountant, has been appointed principal within the government contractors services practice of CPA and advisory firm Withum. She will join a team of advisers operating through Withum’s office in Washington, D.C., and help expand the firm’s regional presence in the GovCon business, Withum said in a May 3 news release.
NOAA Seeks Proposals for New Ocean Survey Ships
News

NOAA Seeks Proposals for New Ocean Survey Ships

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is soliciting offers to design and build new survey vessels that the agency plans to use on data collection efforts in coastal, continental shelf and deep ocean settings. NOAA plans to procure up to four Class B ships of the same design to add to its fleet of research
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