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ViaSat Awarded $51M Air Force Space System Prototyping Contract
ViaSat has secured a potential $50.8M indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to help the Air Force Research Laboratory build and demonstrate prototype space systems.
Avaya’s Jerry Dotson Talks Unified Comms for DoD Telework
TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 20, 2020 “” Jerry Dotson, vice president of Avaya's (NYSE: AVYA) public sector business, suggested five ways for the Department of Defense to help its remote workers manage communications and collaboration, GovCon Wire reported Monday.
Charlie Zisette: National Armaments Consortium to Change Solicitation Cycle for DoD Prototyping Opportunities
Charlie Zisette, executive director of the National Armaments Consortium, said the organization will change its timetable for announcing Department of Department prototyping solicitations regarding military weapons and support equipment requirements, National Defense Magazine reported Friday.
Executive Spotlight: Monica McEwen, VP of Public Sector at ThoughtSpot
Monica McEwen, vice president of Public Sector at ThoughtSpot, the leader in search and AI-driven analytics, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding how technology has shifted the ways organizations collect, analyze, and act on data, common challenges within the commercial and federal sectors, as well as how COVID-19 has advanced digital transformation.
Leidos to Assess Continuous-Wave Laser Effects Under Air Force Contract
Leidos has landed a $10.3M contract from the U.S. Air Force for experimental and predicative capabilities needed to help determine the effects of high power continuous-wave lasers on various materials and address existing and future laser systems.
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Improbable Names Jim Miller, Michael Vickers, Deborah Lee James to Board of Managers
Jim Miller, president of Adaptive Strategies; Michael Vickers, former Department of Defense undersecretary for intelligence; and Deborah Lee James, former U.S. Air Force secretary, have joined the board of managers of the U.S. business arm of Improbable.
Raytheon Technologies Books $78M Contract for Qatar Air Ops Center Modernization Project
Raytheon Technologies' integrated defense solutions unit will modernize the government of Qatar's air operations center and alternate AOC under a $77.6M contract from the U.S. Air Force.
Sentar Designated as FedRAMP Third Party Assessor
Sentar has been certified as an independent third party assessment organization under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program.
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Amentum EVP Camille Nichols Joins nLight Board
Camille Nichols, executive vice president for project services at Amentum and a retired U.S Army major general, has joined nLight's board of directors to provide the semiconductor company with expertise on military procurement. Nichols held multiple leadership roles at the Department of Defense where she oversaw budgets and programs on procurement, culminating her military tenure as deputy commanding general of the Army's Installation Management Command, nLight said Thursday.
General Dynamics to Continue Navy LCS Combat System Sustainment Work
General Dynamics' mission systems business has landed a $42.6M contract modification to continue sustaining integrated combat management systems and associated platforms used by the U.S. Navy's littoral combat ships.
Executive Spotlight: Christopher Copeland, AFS Managing Director & CTO
Christopher Copeland, managing director and chief technology officer (CTO) of Accenture Federal Services (AFS), recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding his promotion to the CTO role. AFS announced Copeland“™s appointment in Sept. 2020, where he will develop the company“™s future-looking technology vision and strategy and oversee AFS“™ focus on IT modernization and transformation.