Tag Archives: United Kingdom

Lockheed Martin Block Buys Future ABL RS1 Launches; Rick Ambrose Quoted

Rick Ambrose

Lockheed Martin announced on Monday that it has entered into a block buy agreement with ABL Space Systems. The agreement will require ABL to provide Lockheed with routine rocket launches of RS1 launch vehicles that will accelerate payload technologies' delivery rate into orbit. Lockheed will buy up to 26 rockets through 2025 and then up to 32 through 2029. 

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Jacobs Secures DSRL Contract to Lead Nuclear Waste Cleanup; Clive White Quoted


Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd (DSRL) has awarded Jacobs a six and a half year, $10.4 million contract to lead the integrated design management team for one of the world’s deepest nuclear clean-up operations, the company reported on Thursday. Jacobs has also been tasked with leading design integration to enable construction activities at Dounreay to begin.

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DHS Cyber Chief Chris Krebs and New NSA Cybersecurity Director Anne Neuberger Join Israel and UK Cyber Leaders for 10th Annual Billington CyberSecurity Summit

Christopher Krebs, the first director of the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and 2019 Wash100 Award recipient, will discuss the U.S./U.K. special cyber relationship with Ciaran Martin, CEO of the United Kingdom's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).

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Maximus’ Nancy Shanley to Discuss Data Analytics for National Home & Community Based Services Conference; Dr. Michael Weiner Quoted

Maximus announced on Thursday that Nancy Shanley, vice president of Consulting and Policy Analysis, and Joshua Ruminski, vice president of Operations, of Maximus will be featured during this year’s National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities (NASUAD) Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Conference.

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Alice Eldridge, Travis Garriss & Leslie Jelalian Join BAE Systems; Tom Arseneault Quoted

BAE Systems announced on Thursday that Alice Eldridge, Travis Garriss & Leslie Jelalian have joined the company’s senior leadership team. Eldridge will serve as the senior vice president, general counsel and secretary. Garriss joins as senior vice president and chief information officer and Jelalian as the senior vice president of Strategy & Corporate Development. 

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Sudhakar Kesavan, Chairman and CEO of ICF, His Second Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Sudhakar Kesavan, chairman and chief executive officer of ICF, with his second Wash100 Award on Tuesday. Executive Mosaic recognizes Kesavan for leading the company to great financial success and multiple contract awards in 2018. We are honored to present the most coveted award in government contracting to Sudhakar Kesavan of ICF. 

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Robert Work, UK Counterpart Sign Cooperation Agreement on P-8A Operations in North Atlantic

Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work and Harriett Baldwin, U.K. minister for defense procurement, have signed an agreement that aims to strengthen the U.S.-U.K. defense partnership and collaboration in P-8A Poseidon aircraft operations. The Defense Department said Wednesday the two countries will seek opportunities to share logistics and support bases for the P-8A maritime …

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Janet Hughes: UK Government Digital Service Identity Verification Platform to Go Live

The U.K.’s government digital service agency will launch its new identity verification platform for digital government services in the coming days. Janet Hughes, GDS identity assurance program director, wrote in a blog post published Thursday that the GOV.UK Verify platform has passed the “Digital by Default Service Standard” assessment to address security, safety and usability requirements. …

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