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Report: Mark Esper Open to Cutting Legacy Programs to Find Savings Under Defense-Wide Review

Defense Secretary and a 2019 Wash100 Award winner Mark Esper said a department-wide review of defense programs to generate savings will involve “divesting of legacy capabilities that simply aren’t suited” for future combat operations, Defense News reported Wednesday.

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DoD, GSA Award $8B Cloud Contract to General Dynamics IT; Dana Deasy Quoted

The Department of Defense and the General Services Administration have awarded General Dynamics IT (GDIT) the potential 10-year, $7.6 billion Defense Enterprise Office Solutions (DEOS) contract to replace legacy DoD IT office applications with a standard cloud-based solution across all military services, the Washington Business Journal reported on Thursday

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Raytheon Supporting USAF’s GPS III Satellite Launch with GPS OCX; Dave Wajsgras Quoted

During the U.S. Air Force’s launch of the GPS III satellite, Raytheon’s GPS Next-Generation Operational Control System, known as GPS OCX, supported the launch. The ground system will spend the next 10 days maneuvering the satellite into its final orbit, demonstrating GPS OCX's ability to simultaneously support multiple GPS III spacecraft on-orbit throughout the checkout and calibration process. 

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Josh Salmanson Joins ECS; George Wilson Quoted

ECS announced on Thursday that Josh Salmanson will join the company as the chief architect and vice president of the Business Development and Operations division. He will support ECS’ trajectory of leading, innovating, and transforming technology solutions for public sector and commercial customers. 

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NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine Providing Update on First Artemis Lunar Mission on Aug. 15th

NASA Administrator and 2019 Wash100 Award winner Jim Bridenstine will meet with members of the Space Launch System (SLS) program on Thursday, Aug. 15th to discuss and view progress on the rocket and take questions from media at 11:30 a.m. CDT in front of SLS's 212-foot-tall core stage. 

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley, DIA Director, His Second Consecutive Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and chief executive officer of Executive Mosaic, presented Lieutenant General Robert Ashley, director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), with his second consecutive Wash100 Award during Potomac Officers Club’s 6th Annual Intel Summit on Wednesday. 

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