Daily Government Contracting Recap- April 21, 2010

Wood Parker
Wood Parker

TASC announced five additions to their leadership team

Lockheed Martin won three contracts from the Navy while Northrop Grumman also secured one as well

CIA Director Panetta warned that a cyber attack could be the next “Pearl Harbor”

Michael Robertson was named as the new Chief of Staff at the GSA

Secretary Gates said that the current export control system could harm national security

The Department of Homeland Security filled two cybersecurity posts

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KBR Gets $65M Navy Contract Modification for Base Support Services

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