Secretary Gates Announcement Sends Defense Stocks Higher

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 …

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Vivek Kundra To Speak at Potomac Officers Club

In a rare public appearance, the nation’s first-ever Federal CIO, Vivek Kundra, will be speaking at the Potomac Officers Club on May 5th at the Tyson’s Corner Ritz Carlton.  Kundra is destined to make an impact within the industry and has already been recognized as one of the country’s top 25 CTO’s; earning the title 2008 …

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Top 10 Beltway Game Changers to Watch

Change. It’s not just a campaign theme anymore. From bailouts to stimulus packages, to talk of cybersecurity and government transparency, change is everywhere in Washington these days. So, who’s leading the charge? For the second straight year, ExecutiveBiz brings you its annual list of Beltway Game Changers. These are agents …

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Is Secretary Gates planning for big defense cuts?

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 …

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