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Executive Spotlight: Vince Vlasho, AFS’ Defense Portfolio Lead, on Cloud Migration, ERP Systems, DEAMS

Vince Vlasho Defense Portfolio Lead AFS

Vince Vlasho, Defense Portfolio lead for Accenture Federal Services (AFS), recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding the company’s five-year, $89.5 million contract to establish a cloud-based common infrastructure for the U.S. Air Force's Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. “Cloud is a strategic priority for Accenture Federal Services. I'm keenly focused on is supporting the Department of Defense (DoD) in its continued migration to the cloud."

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DynCorp to Provide Army Aviation Field Maintenance Services Under $1B Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 2, 2019 — DynCorp International will deliver aviation field maintenance services in support of the U.S. Army’s AFM directorate under a potential $1.1B contract, GovCon Wire reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the Aviation Field Maintenance II West contract also covers sustainment-level maintenance, aircraft modifications, program …

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Michele Evans: Lockheed Eyes Reduced Purchase Price, Maintenance Cost for F-35 Program

Michele Evans, who assumed the role of executive vice president for Lockheed Martin’s aeronautics business area in October 2018, has discussed the company’s efforts to reduce the price of the F-35 Lightning II aircraft and other plans for the fighter jet program, the Dallas Business Journal reported Wednesday. Lockheed plans to lower the price of the F-35A variant to $80M by 2020, according to the report.

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DynCorp to Help Coast Guard Maintain C-130 Aircraft

DynCorp has received a potential five-year, $51.4M contract to provide depot level maintenance and progressive structural inspection for the U.S. Coast Guard‘s C-130H and C-130J aircraft. Inspection efforts under the contract would aim to verify the aircraft’s airworthiness in accordance with the Aircraft Structural Integrity Program, the company said Monday. …

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Charles River Analytics Begins Development of F-15E Virtual Maintenance Trainer

Charles River Analytics has started development of a virtual trainer that will work to instruct up to 20 students simultaneously on the maintenance of the F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft. Wright-Patterson Air Force Base said Tuesday the company will combine “intelligent” tutoring, game-based virtual training and intuitive scenario editing in the trainer based on CRA’s Maintenance Training …

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Saab to Help Maintain Swedish Military’s Gripen C/D Aircraft Fleet

Saab has secured an order from the Sweden’s defense materiel administration to help maintain Gripen C/D fighter aircraft for the Swedish armed forces during 2018. The company said Tuesday the order exercises an option under a performance-based aircraft support and maintenance contract awarded in May. Services will cover technical system, publications, spare parts, repairs, …

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