Posts from GovCon Daily 6/12/18

Perspecta Leadership Team Rings NYSE Opening Bell; Mac Curtis Comments

Mac Curtis, Perspecta (NYSE: PRSP) president and CEO, led the ringing of the opening bell Monday at the New York Stock Exchange to mark the company’s launch after it completed its separation from DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) and merger with Vencore and KeyPoint Government Solutions…
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Matt Tait Named ManTech Mission Solutions & Services Group President; Kevin Phillips Interviewed

Matt Tait, formerly senior managing director and defense lead at Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has been appointed to succeed Dan Keefe as president of ManTech International‘s (Nasdaq: MANT) mission solutions and services group…
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Pulse Secure Launches Virtual App Delivery Controller Platform on AWS GovCloud (US)

Pulse Secure has made its virtual application delivery controller platforms available on Amazon Web Services’ GovCloud (US) region through AWS Marketplace to help federal agencies develop agile applications in the cloud…
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Trump-Kim Agreement to Advance US-North Korea Relations, Denuclearization

President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have signed an agreement to establish U.S.-North Korea relations and reaffirm the Asian country’s commitment to conclude denuclearization efforts on the Korean peninsula in support of the Panmunjom Declaration signed in April, CNBC reported Tuesday…
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Securitas Closes Buy of Kratos’ Public Safety, Security Division; Eric DeMarco Comments

Securitas Electronic Security has completed its $70 million cash acquisition of the public safety and security business from Kratos Defense and Security Solutions. Eric DeMarco, president and CEO of Kratos, said in a statement released Monday the company aims to focus growth efforts in the unmanned aerial drones, missile defense, training systems, microwave electronics and satellite communications markets…
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DLA Orders General Dynamics-Made Machine Gun Barrels for Army

General Dynamics‘ ordnance and tactical systems business has won a five-year, $17.9 million from the Defense Logistics Agency to supply machine gun barrels to the U.S. Army. DLA received two responses to a competitive bidding process for the firm-fixed-price contract that does not include options, the Defense Department said Monday
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DoD Program Offers Mobile Communication Services for Military, Civilian Use

The Defense Information Systems Agency has implemented initiatives to simplify the review process for mobile applications, increase security and expand the availability of tablet devices for Defense Department military and civilian personnel…
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House Science Committee Eyes Legislation for Space Traffic Management

Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, who chairs the House Science Committee, announced at a Secure World Foundation panel discussion that Congress is considering legislation to address issues on space traffic management, Space News reported Monday
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AM General Displays Next Generation Light Tactical Vehicle, Howitzer Kit at Eurosatory

AM General will introduce its next-generation light tactical vehicle, along with a new weapon system, at the 2018 Eurosatory Defense and Security International Exhibition running Monday through Thursday in Paris, France…
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USACE Submits Army Civil Works Project Plan to Congress

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has submitted its proposed appropriations for the 2018 Army Civil Works initiative to Congress, as part of an act that President Trump signed in March. R.D. James, assistant secretary of the Army for Civil Works, said in a statement published Monday that the work plan includes funding for studies and construction projects to modernize infrastructure and improve the economy and environment…
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Mikros Systems Completes Installation of Maintenance Analytics for U.S. Navy LCS

Mikros Systems has finished the second installation and test of a maintenance analysis technology on a littoral combat ship of the U.S. Navy. The company said Monday the integration of its AN/SYM-3 system into the USS Freedom (LCS 1) finalizes the initial installation for all LCS variants…
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VIDEO: It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane…

Marines with 3rd Air Delivery Platoon, Landing Support Company, 3rd Transportation Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, conducted a cargo drop from a C-130 May 22, 2018, on Ie Shima, Okinawa, Japan…
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