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Executive Mosaic Names 2021 Wash100 Award Recipients; Cast Your 10 Votes TODAY

2021 Wash100 Award

Executive Mosaic, the leading provider in connecting, promoting and branding government and government contracting (GovCon) executives of consequence, has announced the recipients of the 2021 Wash100 Award. “We are thrilled to honor the winners of the 2021 Wash100 Award, said Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic. With the announcement, Executive Mosaic will begin to accept votes for this year’s Popular Vote Rankings.

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Report: DoD Contract Obligations Up 10% in Fiscal 2020

DoD Contract Spending

The Department of Defense (DoD) obligated $445.5 billion on contract awards during fiscal year 2020, a nearly 10 percent increase from the year-ago period's contracting obligations of $404.5 billion, driven primarily by events related to the global security landscape and coronavirus pandemic. It was also noted that Lockheed secured the highest amount of contracting dollars at $72.3 billion.

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NASA Launches Nat’l Initiative to Promote On-Orbit Satellite Servicing

Satellite Servicing

NASA has launched a national initiative focused on establishing partnerships between government, industry and academia to conduct satellite servicing and spacecraft repair activities in orbit, SpaceNews reported Tuesday. NASA partnered with Made in Space to begin the construction of OSAM-2, which is intended to build a solar array in orbit.

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Mike Twyman, President of Cubic Mission Solutions, His First Wash100 Award

Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Mike Twyman, president of Cubic Mission Solutions (CMS), with his first Wash100 Award on Monday. Executive Mosaic recognized Twyman for driving growth for the company, acquiring Nuvotronics and pushing Cubic’s technical services to help the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA).

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Air Force Unveils Plans to Maintain Bomber Fleet

The U.S. Air Force has detailed its plans to update its existing bomber fleet and acquire new aircraft in the fiscal year 2019 budget request. The military branch said Monday it aims to modernize the B-52 Stratofortress fleet; continue installing upgrades on the B-1 Lancer and B-2 Spirit aircraft; and acquire the future …

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Air Force Wants ‘Modular’ Architecture for Next ICBM Weapon System

The U.S. Air Force seeks an architecture that would allow the military branch’s future Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent intercontinental ballistic missile to adapt to technological changes and emerging threats. The service branch awarded Boeing and Northrop Grumman separate contracts worth up to $677.7 million combined to conduct technology maturation and risk reduction activities over a …

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