Mary-Louise Hoffman

Brad Mason: Huntington Ingalls to Continue Navy C4ISR Program Support Through $2.45B IDIQ

Huntington Ingalls Industries holds a position on a potential $2.45B U.S. Navy contract to help Naval Information Warfare Systems Command install command, control, communications, computer, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platforms. HII said Monday it is among the six contractors selected by the military branch to support afloat systems installation efforts through the contract.

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Textron CEO Scott Donnelly Expects Navy Ship-to-Shore Connector Contract Award by Year’s End

Scott Donnelly, CEO of Textron, said the company is halfway done with builder's trials of the Ship-to-Shore Connector platform it developed for the U.S. Navy and expects to receive a contract by the end of the year to commence production of the air cushion vehicle, USNI News reported Thursday. Textron won the SSC design and construction project in 2012. Both parties are in discussions about moving the program from the development phase to the manufacturing stage.

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Air Force Research Lab Unveils Two-Pronged Contracting Approach for Production Tech Projects

The Air Force Research Laboratory has introduced a two-part strategy to collect proposals on research and development of technology platforms intended to address defense manufacturing challenges. AFRL said Tuesday the hybrid funding opportunity announcement approach offers an alternative contracting method for the Defense Production Act Title III Program, which aims to help industry manage the supply of goods and materials needed to produce military systems.

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Julian Setian: SOSi to Support US Diplomatic Missions via Potential $6B IDIQ

SOS International will provide diplomatic platform support services to the State Department via a potential $6.5B indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract awarded in June. “Over the past decade, SOSi has been an emerging player in the U.S. Government’s international logistics market, and we’re proud to support our diplomatic missions wherever they go," said Julian Setian, president and CEO of SOSi and a 2019 Wash100 winner.

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Sally Turbyville Takes SVP Role at Atlas Research

Sally Turbyville, a two-decade veteran of healthcare initiatives, has been named a senior vice president at consulting services provider Atlas Research. She will oversee the Washington, D.C.-based company's research and evaluation service line and portfolio of technical assistance offerings for military veterans, homeless individuals, women, children and families, Atlas Research said Monday.

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Cloudera’s Shaun Bierweiler: Enterprise Data Cloud Platform Can Help Defense Agencies Collect, Prioritize Mission Data

Shaun Bierweiler, vice president and general manager of the public sector business at Cloudera, has said a data collection approach that employs artificial intelligence and machine learning can help Department of Defense components extract information from multiple sources. In a LinkedIn article posted Tuesday, Bierweiler refers to the approach as enterprise data cloud powered by open-source technology.

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