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Raytheon Secures Two-Year Mentor Protégé Program Contract from U.S. Air Force; Bill Sullivan Quoted

The U.S. Air Force has awarded a two-year Mentor Protégé program contract to Raytheon and Infinity Technology Services to help the Department of Defense diversify its supplier base by giving small businesses experience in high-demand disciplines. In addition, Raytheon will help ITS mature its cybersecurity design, testing, defense and verification capabilities.

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Navy, Marines Test New Information Warfare Techs at ANTX West

The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps concluded the exercise ANTX West 2019 exploring how both services could integrate new information warfare technologies into operations in the field, USNI News reported Friday. The 10-day event at the Navy’s offshore San Clemente Island ranges and in San Diego laboratories and facilities involved nearly 60 defense contractors, tech companies, military laboratories and members of the academia.

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Gene Dodaro: GAO Considers Cybersecurity a Top Priority for FY 2020

Gene Dodaro, U.S. comptroller general and head of the Government Accountability Office, said during a Senate subcommittee hearing that one of GAO’s priorities in fiscal year 2020 is cybersecurity, Federal News Network reported Friday. He said GAO expanded its cyber workforce from 140 to 175 employees this year and needs more resources to meet lawmaker requests around cybersecurity.

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Mac Curtis, President and CEO of Perspecta, His Fifth Consecutive Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Mac Curtis, president and chief executive officer of Perspecta, with his fifth consecutive Wash100 Award on Wednesday.

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents John Harris, CEO of Raytheon International and VP of Business Development of Raytheon, His Second Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented John Harris, CEO of Raytheon International and vice president of Business Development of Raytheon, with his second consecutive Wash100 Award on Wednesday. Executive Mosaic recognizes Harris for securing several major contracts for Raytheon and supporting projects in defense, civil government and cybersecurity. We are ecstatic to present the most coveted award in government contracting to John Harris of Raytheon.

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Mark Esper: Army Seeking Modernization Funding to Achieve Readiness by FY 2022

Mark Esper, Secretary of the U.S. Army, said in an interview the service branch wants to allocate significant funding into science and technology efforts to reach its readiness goals by fiscal year 2022, Defense News reported Tuesday. He noted that the Army is making progress with 31 programs under the established Futures Command in line with the service’s modernization strategy developed in 2018.

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Navy Eyeing Organizational Restructuring for New IT Role

The Department of the Navy looks to establish a new executive role to address information technology and data matters, Federal News Network reported Monday. Richard Spencer, secretary of the Navy, said the future assistant secretary for information management would have a larger role compared to a standard chief information officer.

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