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  • Charles Verdon Appointed NNSA Deputy Administrator for Defense Programs - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Charles Verdon Appointed NNSA Deputy Administrator for Defense Programs

    President Donald Trump has appointed Charles Verdon, a principal associate director at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, as deputy administrator for defense programs at the Energy Department‘s National Nuclear Security Administration. At LLNL, Verdon leads the federal research facility’s weapons and complex integration directorate that focuses on nuclear weapons programs, the White House said Monday. His previous roles […] More

  • Japan Receives First JASDF F-35A Aircraft - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Japan Receives First JASDF F-35A Aircraft

    The first F-35A aircraft directly assigned to the Japan Air Self-Defense Force has landed on Misawa Air Base, Japan. The jet will be assigned to the JASDF’s 3rd wing, and is the second of its kind built at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries‘ Nagoya-based final assembly and check-out facility, Lockheed Martin F-35 said Saturday. The particular unit is one of 42 […] More

  • Report: Bill Would Reform Navy Surface Ship Operations - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Bill Would Reform Navy Surface Ship Operations

    Sens. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and John McCain, R-Ariz., have introduced a bill that would implement changes to the U.S. Navy‘s surface fleet operations, USNI News reported Monday. The Surface Warfare Enhancement Act of 2018 was created in response to ship collisions that involved the USS Fitzgerald and USS John S. McCain guided-missile destroyers in 2017. The bill […] More

  • FBI Appoints John Adams as Info & Tech Branch Executive Asst Director - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    FBI Appoints John Adams as Info & Tech Branch Executive Asst Director

    John Adams, formerly assistant director of the FBI‘s intelligence directorate, has been named executive assistant director for the bureau’s information and technology branch. The two-decade FBI veteran began his career at the Washington Field Office where he investigated espionage, drug trafficking, violent crime and terrorism cases. He transferred to the bureau’s headquarters in 2004 and […] More

  • NASA, Rice University Develop 'Upper Extremity' Wearable Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA, Rice University Develop ‘Upper Extremity’ Wearable Tech

    NASA and Rice University have collaborated to build a wearable technology designed to activate the user’s elbow joints and the shoulder with a cable transmission system. The Soft Wearable Upper Extremity Garment, nicknamed “Armstrong,” uses Bowden cable actuators to manipulate synthetic tendons that cross the upper body, NASA said Saturday. The agency’s Wearable Robotics Laboratory has applied the technologies produced […] More

  • FCC to Begin 'Restoring Internet Freedom Order' Implementation in April - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    FCC to Begin ‘Restoring Internet Freedom Order’ Implementation in April

    The Federal Communications Commission has set April 23 as the effective date of an order that would repeal internet regulations the Obama administration implemented in 2015. Changes under the Restoring Internet Freedom Order will go into effect in April except for certain amendatory instructions, which are subject to the Office of Management and Budget‘s approval of information […] More

  • Report: DoD Seeks 12% Military Electronics Funding Boost for Fiscal 2019 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: DoD Seeks 12% Military Electronics Funding Boost for Fiscal 2019

    The Defense Department has asked Congress to earmark $12.93 billion in fiscal 2019 funds for research and procurement of communications, electronics, telecommunications and intelligence technology platforms, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Friday. DoD’s proposed CET&I budget represents a 12.3-percent increase from the amount requested for FY 2018 and excludes military activities that cover “substantial” electronics systems. The department seeks […] More

  • Milton Hall Receives ExecutiveBiz's 2017 Top 10 GovCon Executive Recruiter Award - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Milton Hall Receives ExecutiveBiz's 2017 Top 10 GovCon Executive Recruiter Award

    ExecutiveBiz is pleased to name Milton Hall, President and CEO at Human Capital Consultants, as a recipient of its 2017 Top 10 GovCon Executive Recruiter Award. Human Capital Consultants is an Executive Search firm that specializes in national placement of advanced professionals in both Human Resources and the C-Suite. Launched in 2003, Human Capital Consultants built a […] More

  • Eric Joseph Receives ExecutiveBiz's 2017 Top 10 GovCon Executive Recruiter Award - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Eric Joseph Receives ExecutiveBiz's 2017 Top 10 GovCon Executive Recruiter Award

    ExecutiveBiz is pleased to name Eric Joseph, Partner-in-Charge at Heidrick & Struggles, as a recipient of its 2017 Top 10 GovCon Executive Recruiter Award. J. Eric Joseph is the partner in charge in Heidrick & Struggles’ Washington, D.C. office. He is a member of the Global Technology & Services Practice and serves as the sector leader for […] More

  • Dale Jones Receives ExecutiveBiz's 2017 Top 10 GovCon Executive Recruiter Award - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Dale Jones Receives ExecutiveBiz's 2017 Top 10 GovCon Executive Recruiter Award

    ExecutiveBiz is pleased to name Dale Jones, President and Chief Executive Officer of Diversified Search, as a recipient of its 2017 Top 10 GovCon Executive Recruiters Award. Dale E. Jones is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Diversified Search. His responsibilities include oversight and management of the firm and its global CEO Advisory Services. A native […] More

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