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Joe Kopfman, EVP of Contracts and Chief Compliance Officer, Discusses His 35 Year Career at American Systems

Joe Kopfman, EVP of Contracts and Chief Compliance Officer, Discusses His 35 Year Career at American Systems

Joe Kopfman serves as executive vice president of contracts and administration as well as chief compliance officer at American Systems where he oversees the ethics program, contracts, legal, purchasing, pricing, M&A, security,… Read more »

Terrence Blair on Tetra Tech AMT’s IT, Aviation Partnerships with the FAA and Role of Contract Consolidation

Terrence Blair on Tetra Tech AMT’s IT, Aviation Partnerships with the FAA and Role of Contract Consolidation

Terrence Blair oversees technology strategy and technology-related consulting work for federal agencies as chief technology officer at Tetra Tech AMT – the information technology, aerospace and safety management arm of Tetra Tech…. Read more »

L-3 Division to Help Maintain Navy Ship Control Systems; Jon Miller Comments

L-3 Division to Help Maintain Navy Ship Control Systems; Jon Miller Comments

An L-3 Communications division has been awarded a potential five-year, $2.8 million contract to help the U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command maintain bridge and machinery control products on MSC vessels. The… Read more »

Ron Fouse on His Compliance Focus at ASRC Federal, Lessons Learned From Time at NAVAIR

Ron Fouse on His Compliance Focus at ASRC Federal, Lessons Learned From Time at NAVAIR

Ron Fouse oversees legal affairs for government services contractor ASRC Federal and its subsidiaries as chief compliance officer and general counsel for the Greenbelt, Md.-based company. Fouse holds legal experience from… Read more »

ATK’s Jeff Kubacki on the CIO’s Business Responsibilities, How Leaders Set IT Strategy

ATK’s Jeff Kubacki on the CIO’s Business Responsibilities, How Leaders Set IT Strategy

(Editor’s note: this interview took place prior to ATK’s April announcement that the company would spinoff its sporting division into an independent company and merge its aerospace and defense businesses with… Read more »

Doug Pachunka: Northrop to Automate ‘Courses of Action Tools’ for Air Force Collaboration Platform

Doug Pachunka: Northrop to Automate ‘Courses of Action Tools’ for Air Force Collaboration Platform

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will update and maintain a web-based platform for the Air Force and build the system to help military units collaborate on mission and crisis planning activities. The… Read more »

CEO Bill McMullen on WBB’s Business Model Transformation & the Gov’t Services Market Landscape

CEO Bill McMullen on WBB’s Business Model Transformation & the Gov’t Services Market Landscape

Bill McMullen, president and CEO of Reston, Va.-based services contractor WBB, joined the company in 1994 after a 27-year career in the U.S. Marine Corps that included service as a commanding… Read more »

Chris Reith: Exelis to Back UK’s Tactical Radio Transition Under General Dynamics Subcontract

Chris Reith: Exelis to Back UK’s Tactical Radio Transition Under General Dynamics Subcontract

General Dynamics‘ UK arm has awarded two five-year subcontracts to Exelis for engineering and logistics work on very high frequency, ultra high frequency and tactical radios for the British defense… Read more »

Raytheon’s Mike Crouse: All Org Stakeholders Have Role to Play in Data Protection

Raytheon’s Mike Crouse: All Org Stakeholders Have Role to Play in Data Protection

All components of an organization have a role to play in helping prevent security breaches by employees whether by accident or with intent, according to Mike Crouse, director of insider… Read more »

Scott Seavers: Contractors Have Role to Play in Military Training

Scott Seavers: Contractors Have Role to Play in Military Training

The U.S. military can increasingly look to the contractor workforce as a source for training and augmentation services as the Defense Department eyes control of personnel costs as a means… Read more »

Minda Suchan: Exelis Designed Sensor to ID Gases in ‘Hard-to-Reach’ Areas

Minda Suchan: Exelis Designed Sensor to ID Gases in ‘Hard-to-Reach’ Areas

Exelis has finished a series of flight tests on a sensor and processing system the company built to detect potentially hazardous substances and gases by pointing in multiple directions. The company’s… Read more »

Kevin Westfall: Lockheed’s ‘Waterproof’ UAV Built to Fly in Fixed-Wing, Tilt-Rotor Variants

Kevin Westfall: Lockheed’s ‘Waterproof’ UAV Built to Fly in Fixed-Wing, Tilt-Rotor Variants

Lockheed Martin has unveiled a new small unmanned aerial vehicle that the company built to be waterproof and to function with autonomous flight, landing and fail-safe features. “Vector Hawk” weighs four… Read more »

ATK’s Sporting Group to Become Independent Company As Part of Orbital Deal

ATK’s Sporting Group to Become Independent Company As Part of Orbital Deal

ATK‘s board of directors has approved a plan to spinoff its sporting group into an independent, publicly-traded company as part of an agreement to merge ATK’s aerospace and defense business… Read more »

Charlie Thomas: Mobile Operators Eye Predictive Analytics Tools to Retain Customers

Charlie Thomas: Mobile Operators Eye Predictive Analytics Tools to Retain Customers

Mobile communications operators could lose customers at increasing rates if the Federal Communications Commission implements a plan to unlock all mobile devices, Razorsight CEO Charlie Thomas writes in an April 15 op-ed… Read more »

Lockheed to Help Army Build, Test Electric Laser

Lockheed to Help Army Build, Test Electric Laser

Lockheed Martin will work with the U.S. Army to design, build and test a 60-kilowatt electric laser under a $25 million contract as the military seeks to acquire laser technology for… Read more »

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