Mission Software AI/ML Panel During Potomac Officers Club’s 7th Annual Intel Summit Covers Federal AI Adoption Challenges, Advantages

Potomac Officers Club hosted its 7th Annual Intel Summit on Thursday to foster discussion between distinguished government and industry leaders on the current priorities, threats and strategies across the constantly evolving intelligence community landscape.  After a keynote address delivered by DIA Director LTG Scott Berrier, the moderator for the Summit’s Mission Software: AI/ML panel, Sunny Stueve, UX Lead

Navy Awards AAR, Boeing, StandardAero $318M in Poseidon Maintenance Contracts

The U.S. Navy has awarded AAR (NYSE: AIR), Boeing (NYSE: BA) and StandardAero separate contract modifications worth $318.1 million combined to maintain Poseidon maritime patrol planes and engines. All three awards include depot-level support services for Australia and other foreign military sales customers, the Department of Defense said Thursday. AAR secured $85 million to perform

Heidi Grant to Join Boeing as Business Development VP; Leanne Caret Quoted

Heidi Grant, director of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency, will join Boeing (NYSE: BA) on Nov. 8 to serve as vice president of business development with oversight of the company’s defense, space and government services sales organization. She will directly report to Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing’s defense, space and security business, and

CACI Holds Spot on GSA Contract Vehicle for Manned, Unmanned Platforms; John Mengucci Quoted

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) holds a prime position on all 10 pools of a General Services Administration contract vehicle for manned and unmanned technologies. GSA categorized the 10-year, ASTRO acquisition program into data operations; mission operations; aviation; space; maritime; ground; systems integration and development; research and development; support services; and training services, the company said

Vernon Saunders Named SAIC Intell Business SVP; Michael LaRouche Quoted

Vernon Saunders, an industry veteran and a two-time Wash100 awardee, has been appointed senior vice president of the national intelligence community unit at Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC). He will report to Michael LaRouche, president of SAIC’s national security and space sector and a 2021 Wash100 Award recipient, the company said Wednesday. “The national

GovCon Expert Kevin Plexico: Top Federal Opportunities for FY 2022 in GovCon Market

Kevin Plexico, senior vice president of Information Solutions with Deltek and 2021 Wash100 Award recipient, published his latest article as a part of Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Expert program on Thursday. Previously, GovCon Expert Kevin Plexico discussed the major improvements that government contractors and their respective organizations have made to combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. In his

Embedded Ventures, Space Force Agree to Collaborate on Tech Investment Opportunities

Embedded Ventures has agreed to help the U.S. Space Force examine how venture capital investments can drive innovation in the space industry. The California-based VC firm said it signed a cooperative research and development agreement with USSF’s SpaceWERX organization as the military branch looks to pursue new space-based technologies through partnerships with commercial and academic

Rick Wagner: Microsoft Seeks to Bring Cloud to the Edge to Back Mission Operators

Rick Wagner, president of Microsoft‘s (Nasdaq: MSFT) federal arm and a four-time Wash100 Award winner, said the company is working to help customers meet their mission requirements and priorities by making investments to deliver cloud capabilities to the edge in support of mission operators. Wagner wrote in a blog post published Wednesday that the Azure

Cybersecurity Company Appgate Goes Public After Newtown Merger; Barry Field Quoted

Appgate has become a publicly traded cybersecurity company after it finalized its combination with Newtown Lane Marketing that was first announced in February. The combined company will operate as Appgate and will trade on the OTC Bulletin Board under the ticker symbol “NTWN” with plans to change the symbol to “APGT” and list its common