Tag Archives: DOD

Executive Spotlight: John Vollmer, CEO of Amentum, Discusses DynCorp Acquisition

John Vollmer CEO Amentum

John Vollmer, chief executive officer with Amentum, and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding the company’s recent announcement of its planned acquisition of DynCorp. He addressed how the purchase would expand the combined company’s offerings, the expansive culture and the new markets that will come into play after they complete integration. 

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PAR Subsidiary Wins Air Force Tech R&D Contract

PAR Government

A PAR Technology subsidiary has won a potential five-year, $12M contract to help the Air Force Research Laboratory develop technologies and an operational concept. PAR Government Services will use AFRL's Integrated Information Management System Cyber Technology Maturation Framework Form, Fit, and Function framework in R&D, assembly, integration, analysis and testing efforts, the Department of Defense said Monday.

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BAE Wins $111M Contract for Navy Mine Neutralizers; Brooke Hoskins Quoted

BAE Systems

BAE Systems has been awarded a potential seven-year, $111.6 million contract by the Department of Defense (DoD) to manufacture and deliver Archerfish mine neutralizers to the U.S. Navy, marking the fourth consecutive Archerfish contract awarded to the company since 2003, BAE announced Monday. Archerfish will continue to support the Navy in live mine clearance operations.

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BAE’s Paul Lewis on Issues to Address When Implementing DoD’s AI Ethical Principles

Paul Lewis Director BAE Systems Inc.

Paul Lewis, director of ethics and business conduct for the intelligence and security sector at BAE Systems Inc., wrote in a commentary published Tuesday on Federal News Network that there are several issues the Department of Defense’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center should address when implementing the five ethical principles for AI and one is clarifying the terms used in the principles.

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DoD Announces Data Strategy to Advance Joint Warfighting; Dave Spirk Quoted

Dave Spirk CDO DoD

The Department of Defense (DoD) has announced a new data strategy, intended to drive the defense department to more effectively use data. Dave Spirk, the recently appointed chief data officer (CDO) for DoD, said that the strategy will support a “joint warfighting” approach to data collection, management and use. Spirk was appointed to the role in June 2020. 

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Leidos Names Retired Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams Defense Group Logistics VP; Gerry Fasano Quoted

Darrell Williams VP Leidos Defense Group

Retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams has joined Leidos as vice president of defense group logistics, the company announced Thursday. He will support the planning, oversight and execution of logistics activities across the group, as well as drive innovation into corporate-wide logistics offerings. Williams most recently served as director of the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA).

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