Posts from GovConWire for 12/4/2017

IBM Vet Katharyn White Named Mitre Public Sector SVP, GM

Katharyn White, a 21-year veteran of IBM (NYSE: IBM), has joined Mitre as senior vice president and general manager of the nonprofit company’s public sector business. Mitre said Friday White will oversee strategic and customer engagement initiatives for federally funded research development centers the organization currently manages for multiple civilian agencies…
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Army Picks Fluor for Potential $831M Puerto Rico Power Contract

Fluor‘s (NYSE: FLR) enterprises business unit has won a potential $831 million contract from the U.S. Army to build structures necessary to restore power in Puerto Rico. The Army Corps of Engineers solicited nine bids for the time-and-materials contract and subsequently received two responses, the Defense Department said Friday…
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TTM Inks $775M Cash Deal for Anaren to Expand Defense & Aerospace Electronics Portfolio

TTM Technologies (Nasdaq: TTMI) has agreed to buy East Syracuse, New York-based microwave microelectronics provider Anaren from private equity firm Veritas Capital for approximately $775 million cash. TTM said Sunday the deal will help expand its products portfolio through the addition of Anaren’s radio frequency subsystems and components for aerospace and defense sectors, as well as provide growth opportunities across industrial, automotive and medical end markets…
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Orbital ATK Completes JPSS-2 Weather Satellite Design Review

Orbital ATK has wrapped up a critical design review of the second Joint Polar Satellite System. The company said Friday it partnered with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and NASA to carry out the review to assess whether the JPSS-2 spacecraft program meets schedule and system requirements…
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Leidos to Help Manage Navy’s Acoustic Signature Measurement Hub in Alaska

Leidos has received a potential $41.9 million contract to help the U.S. Navy operate and maintain a Ketchikan, Alaska-based military facility that conducts acoustic engineering measurements. The Defense Department said Friday the company will provide operations, maintenance, logistics and program management assistance services to support naval ship and undersea signature silencing programs at at the Southeast Alaska Measurement Facility…
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Leonardo DRS to Engineer Army Fighting Vehicle Targeting Subsystem

The network and imaging business division of Leonardo DRS has received a $15.7 million contract to engineer a targeting subsystem designed for the U.S. Army‘s Bradley fighting vehicles. Work under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract covers engineering services for the Improved Bradley Acquisition Subsystem through March 31, 2022, the Defense Department said Friday…
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Raytheon Lands $150M Contract to Help Install, Sustain Qatar’s Patriot Air Defense Systems

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has secured a potential five-year, $150.2 million foreign military sales contract from the U.S. Army to help the government of Qatar deploy, install and sustain the country’s Patriot air defense systems and related equipment…
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Sen. Mitch McConnell: Federal Agencies Won’t Shut Down Over DACA Issue

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) said during a Sunday morning interview on ABC’s This Week show that he believes Congress will work to avoid a government shutdown at the end of this week, Bloomberg reported Monday…
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