Neel Mehta

Boeing to Invest $300M in Workforce Devt, Charitable Initiatives; Dennis Muilenburg Comments

Boeing has committed to invest an additional $300 million in employee-related and charitable initiatives following the passage of a tax reform bill by Congress. Chicago-based Boeing said Thursday it will allocate $100 million to charity work in support of education, communities, veterans and military personnel. The aerospace and defense company also plans …

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Engility to Support DoD’s CBRNE Defense Efforts Under $8.3B Contract Vehicle

Engility will assist in the Defense Department‘s research and development activities on defense systems against chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosives through the company’s position on a potential $8.3 billion contract vehicle. The company said Wednesday it landed a spot on the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense’s …

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Telos ID Promotes Dawn Lucini to Aviation Security VP

Dawn Lucini, formerly director of aviation security at Telos Identity Management Solutions, has been promoted to vice president of the company’s aviation security business. Telos ID said Monday Lucini will lead efforts to increase the aviation sector’s knowledge of channeling, identification management, biometrics and integration service offerings form the company, as …

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Engility to Support Federal IT Modernization Efforts Under GSA’s $50B Alliant 2 Vehicle

Engility plans to help federal customers modernize information technology systems through the company’s position on the potential $50 billion Alliant 2 governmentwide acquisition contract vehicle awarded in November. The company said Tuesday it will offer systems engineering and integration, enterprise, cyber and high-performance computing services to agencies under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. Luis Almodovar, vice president …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Leads Panel on Integrated Satcom

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, led a panel discussion on integrated satellite communications strategies and platforms at this year’s DoD Commercial SATCOM Workshop. Cowen-Hirsch served as moderator of the discussion, titled “Business Models and the Future of Integrated SATCOM” and hosted by the Satellite …

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HII's Andy Green to Join PSC Board in January

Andy Green, president of technical solutions division at Huntington Ingalls Industries, has been elected to the Professional Services Council's board of directors. Green is one of the 11 newly elected members who will serve three-year terms on the trade group's board starting Jan. 1, PSC said Monday. He will work …

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ACT I CEO Michael Niggel Elected to PSC Board

Michael Niggel, CEO of Advanced Concepts and Technologies International, has been appointed as a member of the Professional Services Council’s board of directors. PSC said Monday Niggel is one of 11 newly-elected members who will each serve a three-year term on the council’s board effective Jan. 1. He will collaborate with other …

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Al Thompson of KBR’s Govt Arm Elected to PSC Board

Al Thompson, deputy to the president for operations and external relations at KBR‘s government services business, will join the Professional Services Council’s board of directors effective Jan. 1. Thompson is among the 11 new members who have been elected to serve on the PSC board for a term of up …

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AWS Hosts Webcast on Military Applications of Cloud Computing Tech

 Amazon Web Services hosted a webcast last week about the use of cloud computing technology to support warfighters’ missions on land, at sea and in the air. The webcast, titled “Enabling the Warfighter: Bringing Cloud to the Tactical Edge,” tackled how cloud platforms could help the Defense Department sustain the U.S. military’s technological advantage …

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Aviation Industry Vet Andrew Kemmetmueller Joins AAR as Chief Digital Officer

Andrew Kemmetmueller, a 17-year aviation industry veteran, has joined AAR as chief digital officer at the Wood Dale, Illinois-based aviation aftermarket services provider. He will report directly to AAR President and Chief Operating officer John Holmes, the company said Thursday. Holmes said that Kemmetmueller will help drive the firm’s digital services vision with his …

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Warren King Named Advisory Board Chair at Northrop’s Australian Arm

Warren King, former CEO of Australia’s defense materiel organization, has been appointed to chair the advisory board of Northrop Grumman‘s Australian subsidiary. The more than 35-year defense sector veteran will lead the advisory board that provides guidance to Northrop Grumman Australia leaders on market dynamics and development strategies, the company said Wednesday. Ian …

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