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After just seven more missions to the International Space Station (ISS), the Space Shuttle will retire without a replacement.  Ex-Lockheed Martin CEO Norm Augustine, chair of the United States Human Space Flight Plans Committee review, has published his committee’s findings, and NASA’s budgetary future looks bleak. Augustine told PBS “the human space flight program really isn’t executable with […] More
Strategic Enterprise Solutions (SE Solutions) announced the appointment of seven new executives and government officials  from the field of information technology to its Board of Advisors. The new appointments will aide SE Solutions with its expansion in the government sector. The additions to the technology and security government contracting company include: Dr. Renny DiPentima: former […] More
 “We’re hiring as fast as we can. The past six months have been the peak for us”, said the CEO of Platinum solutions Laila Rossi; not something you would expect to hear given the current global recession. Yet according to the Washington Post  the most expanding industry is the information technology industry due to the steady pace of government contracts and technology […] More
Gerry Connolly (D) is the freshman Congressman from Virginia’s 11th District, including parts of Fairfax and Prince William Counties.  He replaced Tom Davis (R) after Tom’s retirement last year, and has some big shoes to fill as an advocate for the GovCon community.  Here are some highlights from our interview: I think there“™s a looming personnel […] More
Over the years, I’ve noticed an interesting trend: Many executives in leadership positions also served in the U.S. Navy. That little tidbit comes up so often, it’s led us to wonder if there’s something in the water. So, what’s the link between Navy service and being a successful leader in government contracting? We recently took […] More
Lockheed Martin's subcontracting partner, CSC will be operating the new U.S. Census Bureau office in Baltimore County, Maryland. The facility is a partnership between the U.S. Census Bureau and Lockheed Martin to prepare data processing for the 2010 census. CSC will be in charge of hiring more than 2,500 employees with expertise in computer and […] More
Responding to recent budget changes from the new administration, government contractors like Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin are increasingly diversifying their national defense strategy to include civillian and business assets. The new administration’s defense budget includes major cuts to Missile Defense, Future Combat Systems and Navy shipbuilding operations, as well as killing controversial programs to build a new presidential […] More
Walter P. (Walt) Havenstein is CEO of Science Applications International Corporation. Previously, he served as president and CEO of BAE Systems Inc., the wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, and as a board member of BAE Systems plc. effective June 26.  Bill Hoover of AMERICAN Systems had this to say of Havenstein: “Walt respects all with […] More
Defense Secretary Gates spoke today on the future direction of the Pentagon’s weapons programs and specifically how this change of direction will impact military personnel, existing weapons programs and long term planning.  He touched on a large number of specific programs such as the Joint Strike Fighter. Large government contracting firms Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT), Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC), SAIC […] More
Gates planning on big Defense cuts? That’s what has been reported by Boston.com. According to the article, two defense officials claim that there will be an announcement of as many as six planned cuts. Although not authorized to share details on the topics, the sources claimed that among the potential major weapon cancellation possibilities were the Air […] More
You’ve heard the standard profile of an entrepreneur: Someone with a large capacity for risk. That description fits John Rothenberger to a “T.”  By the age of 36, Rothenberger had already started one company (Aspire Technology Group), then kicked off his second venture, SE Solutions, a business focused on delivering IT and business services to […] More
Many security experts are predicting that we may have already reached the dangerous “tipping point” in the Cyber-War.  Couple this critical danger with an anticipated surge in appropriated funds, and you have cyber security at the forefront of most government contracting agendas in 2009. In a recent interview, Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff spoke of what he […] More
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