Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 02/12/2018

General Dynamics to Buy CSRA in Potential $9.6B Deal; Phebe Novakovic, Larry Prior Comment

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has agreed to acquire CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) for approximately $9.6 billion in a move to form a combined information technology platforms provider in the government IT services sector…
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Engility CEO Lynn Dugle Inducted Into 2018 Wash100 for her Leadership in Transforming the Company

Executive Mosaic is pleased to announce Engility CEO Lynn Dugle as an inductee into the 2018 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena — for leadership during Engility’s rapid expansion in 2017…
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Christopher Jones, President of Technology Services at Northrop Grumman, Elected to 2018 Wash100 for Technical Leadership in Strengthening Enterprise IT Infrastructure

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Christopher Jones, corporate vice president and president of technology services at Northrop Grumman, as an inductee into the 2018 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of influential leaders in the government contracting arena–for demonstrating excellence in leading the building, maintaining and improving the nation’s Jones joined the company in 2004 as director of product support for the Airborne Early Warning Program, providing program execution and technical leadership during aircraft design, development, production and deployment…
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Air Force Preps Second RFP for Follow-On GPS III Devt Competition

The U.S. Air Force is due to release a solicitation notice this week for the second phase of an industry competition to produce the service branch’s 11th and succeeding GPS III  satellites, Inside Defense reported Thursday…
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Richard Edwards, EVP of Lockheed’s International Arm, Added to 2018 Wash100 for International Growth Strategy Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Richard Edwards, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin‘s international business, as an inductee into the 2018 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of influential leaders in the government contracting arena–for demonstrating excellence in leading growth strategies and forming international partnerships…
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Deloitte to Open New Business Support Technology Center

Deloitte has announced it will launch a new center for technology, media and telecommunications to assist the company’s clients in selecting appropriate technology-based business models. The company said Monday the center will use a business impact-focused approach to help firms further understand complex business matters, as well as to identify the right questions to address…
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PACOM Chief Harry Harris to be Nominated US Ambassador to Australia

Navy Adm. Harry Harris, commander of the U.S. Pacific Command since May 2015, will be nominated by President Donald Trump to serve as ambassador in Australia. In a press release published Friday, the White House describes Harris as a naval officer who has “extensive knowledge, leadership and geo-political expertise in the Indo-Pacific region…
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KPMG Wins $58M USACE Financial Statement Audit Contract

KPMG has won a $57.6 million contract from the Defense Finance and Accounting Service to audit the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ financial statement related to civil works. The company will also provide financial examination services for agencies owning the funds that have been obligated to USACE military programs for fiscal 2018 through 2022, the Defense Department said Friday…
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Finland’s Lockheed-Built Airborne Surveillance Tech Gets Final Operational Capability Status

The Finnish defense forces have achieved final operational capability for a Lockheed Martin-built system designed to support airborne surveillance missions. Dragon Shield reached FOC status following a flight test that evaluated if the aircraft modified to house the surveillance technology complies with Finland’s airworthiness and system requirements, Lockheed said Friday…
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SES-Intelsat Team Aims to Speed Up 5G Terrestrial Service Deployment Via C-Band Spectrum

Intelsat and SES have jointly proposed to the Federal Communications Commission to protect the delivery of data and video connectivity and other satellite services in the C-band 3700-4200 megahertz downlink spectrum…
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Northrop to Update New Ground-to-Air Comms Equipment at Denmark Airports

A Northrop Grumman subsidiary has received a contract from a state-owned air navigation service provider in Denmark to provide new ground-to-air communications equipment and associated support to the country’s airports…
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Report: Singapore Evaluates Potential F-35 Aircraft Purchase

Rick Edwards, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin‘s international business, has said that Singapore is eyeing a potential future procurement of F-35 fighter aircraft,  Reuters reported Thursday…
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Trump Nominates Vice Adm. John Aquilino as US Pacific Fleet Commander

U.S. Navy Vice Adm. John Aquilino has been nominated by President Donald Trump for assignment as commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, and for promotion to the rank of admiral. Aquilino currently serves as the commander of the U…
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VIDEO: SEALs and the Neurotactical Research Team

CORONADO, Calif. (Feb. 2, 2018) The Navy SEALs are working with the Neurotactical Research Team to better understand brain health. (U.S. Navy video by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Abe McNatt/Released)
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