Tag Archives: Heather Wilson

Patrick Shanahan, Acting Defense Secretary, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for His Vision in Cybersecurity, Space Operations

Executive Mosaic is pleased to announce Patrick Shanahan, acting secretary at the Department of Defense, as an inductee into the 2019 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena — for his role in revising the department’s cybersecurity strategy and his vision of establishing a new agency for space operations.

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Michael Griffin, Defense Undersecretary for Research & Engineering, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for Advancing U.S. Space Programs and Energy Weapons Systems

Executive Mosaic is pleased to announce that Michael Griffin, undersecretary of defense for research and engineering at the Department of Defense, was selected to the 2019 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena — for his commitment to advance U.S. space programs and the country’s energy weapon systems. This latest honor marks Griffin’s second consecutive win.

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GovCon March Madness: Raytheon Climbs Rankings, Perspecta and SAIC Hold Steady in Wash100 Voting & Weekly Top 10 Stories

NCAA March Madness is one of the most anticipated sporting events each year. The spectacle of seeing the best teams and the best players in the U.S compete for one of the top prizes in sports generates excitement. Just like March Madness, you can participate in the GovCon competition yourself. This …

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Heather Wilson, Secretary of U.S. Air Force and Principal DoD Space Adviser, Added to 2019 Wash100 for Leading USAF Space Modernization Efforts

Executive Mosaic is happy to announce Heather Wilson, secretary of the U.S. Air Force and the principal space adviser for the Department of Defense, has been selected for the 2019 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena — for her leadership and vision to ensure the Air Force leads the race in space modernization into the 21st century. This marks Wilson’s second consecutive win.

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Dennis Muilenburg: Boeing, Air Force Coordinate in Final Certification Work for KC-46 Tanker

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg has said the company is coordinating with the U.S. Air Force to secure the final delivery requirements for the KC-46 Pegasus aircraft, Defense News reported Saturday. Muilenburg said during a third-quarter earnings call that Boeing continuously works toward the final certification of the refueling and transport …

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USAF Advances Textron, Sierra Nevada/Embraer Offerings to 2nd Light Attack Experimentation Phase

The U.S. Air Force has announced plans to further test non-developmental aircraft offerings from Textron Aviation and the Sierra Nevada–Embraer team through the second phase of the Light Attack Experiment program. The service branch said Friday it will continue to experiment with Textron’s AT-6 Wolverine as well as Sierra Nevada and Embraer’s A-29 Super Tucano at Davis-Monthan Air Force …

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Hughes’ Rick Lober: DoD Should Apply ‘Commercial Tenets’ to Military Space Tech Acquisition

Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of Hughes Network Systems‘ defense and intelligence systems division, has said the Defense Department leadership should adopt the tenets of commercial satellite technology procurement to transform the way DoD acquires space hardware. He wrote in an opinion piece published Tuesday on Defense News that he believes …

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Lockheed’s Marillyn Hewson, Rick Ambrose Host VP Mike Pence at Colorado Space Systems Facility

Vice President Mike Pence toured the Colorado campus of Lockheed Martin‘s space systems business to visit NASA‘s future Mars probe and the U.S. Air Force‘s latest global positioning system satellites, the Denver Business Journal reported Thursday. Company CEO Marillyn Hewson and Lockheed Martin Space Systems Executive Vice President Rick Ambrose joined Pence …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: New Policies Aim to Advance Partnerships With Satcom Industry

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has highlighted new policies initiated by leaders of the Defense Department and other federal agencies to facilitate partnership with the commercial satellite communications sector and maintain the country’s superiority in space. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in a Space News op-ed piece published …

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