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  • Army Taps Industry for Small Arms Training System Development - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Army Taps Industry for Small Arms Training System Development

    Some U.S. Army officials have said the service aims to expand partnerships with industry in efforts to develop small arms trainers designed to utilize simulation technology and realistic weaponry, National Defense Magazine reported Friday. Maj. Gen. Maria Gervais, deputy commanding general of the Combined Arms Center-Training and head of the Synthetic Training Environment team, said the […] More

  • NASA Seeks Industry Partners to Build Human Lunar Landers - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA Seeks Industry Partners to Build Human Lunar Landers

    NASA aims to partner with U.S.-based companies to design and develop new reusable landing platforms designed to bring astronauts back to the lunar surface. The agency said Friday it plans to begin testing of new landers on the moon in 2024 through multiphase partnerships in support of its goal to launch a crewed mission in 2028. […] More

  • Shelly Cooper Receives Executive Mosaic's Top General Counsel Executives Award - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Shelly Cooper Receives Executive Mosaic’s Top General Counsel Executives Award

    SHELLY COOPER SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, GENERAL COUNSEL & CORPORATE SECRETARY IAP WORLDWIDE SERVICES, INC. Rochelle (“Shelly“) Cooper, as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at IAP Worldwide Services, Inc., is responsible for the Legal, Corporate Governance, and Risk Management functions.  Ms. Cooper provides legal advice and counsel to five principal business entities, including a […] More

  • NIST to Back 12 Manufacturing Partnership Centers in US, Puerto Rico - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NIST to Back 12 Manufacturing Partnership Centers in US, Puerto Rico

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology will obligate $36 million in annual  funds to 12 organizations to run Manufacturing Extension Partnership centers that will support small- and medium-sized manufacturers. NIST said Thursday the organizations will operate the MEP facilities in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Missouri, Montana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Utah, Vermont and Puerto Rico under cooperative agreements that […] More

  • Fluor-Led Team Chosen for $2B Maryland Light Rail Project - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Fluor-Led Team Chosen for $2B Maryland Light Rail Project

    Purple Line Transit Partners — a team comprised of Fluor, Meridiam Infrastructure Purple Line and Star America Purple Line — has been chosen for the $2 billion Purple Line Light Rail Project in Maryland. Fluor said Wednesday the team will provide design, construction, financing, operations and maintenance services to the Maryland Department of Transportation and the Maryland Transit […] More

  • Randy Wotring on URS' Integration Into AECOM, His Federal Infrastructure Market Outlook - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Randy Wotring on URS’ Integration Into AECOM, His Federal Infrastructure Market Outlook

    Randy Wotring joined AECOM upon that company’s estimated $4 billion acquisition of URS Corp. in late 2014 and now holds the title of group president of management services at AECOM. The 30-year public sector and infrastructure veteran led URS’ federal services arm for 10 years as president prior to the transaction. Wotring discussed the integration of URS […] More

  • George Campbell Named Louis Berger VP of Transportation; Connie Crawford Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    George Campbell Named Louis Berger VP of Transportation; Connie Crawford Comments

    George Campbell, a public and private sector veteran, has been appointed vice president of the transportation engineering business at The Louis Berger Group. In his new role, Campbell will oversee public-private partnership and design-build projects nationally as well as support transportation business development in the northeastern U.S., Louis Berger said Tuesday. He will be based […] More

  • Why Successful Partnerships are Critical for Promoting Cybersecurity - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Why Successful Partnerships are Critical for Promoting Cybersecurity

    Protecting the digital infrastructure is a shared responsibility of governments and private sector participants.  Although some may argue that government must take charge, achieving success here will require action from all, including partnerships between governments, within the private sector, and between government and the private sector.  While some refer to private-public partnerships, in fact what […] More

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