Posts from GovConWire for 01/29/2018

Stu Shea, CEO of Peraton, Inducted into 2018 Wash100 for Mission Strategy and Operational Leadership

Executive Mosaic is pleased to announce Stu Shea, CEO of the recently-formed Peraton, has been selected 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 leading by example, providing his tenured technical and operations skill set to effectively support clients’ mission requirements in the Federal business community…
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Kathy Warden: Northrop to Form Innovation Systems Unit After Orbital ATK Purchase

Kathy Warden, president and chief operating officer at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has said the company will establish a new business unit once the Falls Church, Virginia-based defense contractor completes the $9…
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Lockheed Gets $459M MDA Contract Modification to Produce Additional Lot 10 THAAD Interceptors

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a potential $459.2 million contract modification from the Missile Defense Agency to manufacture additional Lot 10 Terminal High Altitude Area Defense interceptor systems…
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Craig Abod, Carahsoft President, Inducted Into 2018 Wash100 for Advancing Federal IT Services

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Craig Abod, president of Carahsoft Technology, as an inductee into the 2018 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of influential leaders in the government contracting arena–for his work on improving information technology services for federal agencies and government customers…
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Kratos Aims to Meet Tactical, Target Drone Demand With New Oklahoma Facility

A Kratos Defense & Security Solutions division has opened an 8,800-square-foot facility in Oklahoma City to house engineering, production and administrative operations as the company anticipates an increased demand for target and tactical unmanned aerial systems…
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Trump to Name EY Principal Suzette Kent as Federal CIO

President Donald Trump has announced plans to appoint Suzette Kent, a principal for financial services at professional services firm EY, as federal chief information officer, the White House reported Friday…
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Gen. Jay Raymond: National Space Defense Center Begins Full-Time Operations

The National Space Defense Center, a partnership between the Intelligence Community and Defense Department, was declared fully operational on Jan. 8 to support interagency efforts to secure U.S. space assets…
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Serco’s North American Arm Closes BTP Systems Purchase; Dave Dacquino Comments

Serco Inc., the British contractor’s North American business, has wrapped up its acquisition of Ludlow, Massachusetts-based technology and professional services contractor BTP Systems. Both companies first announced the deal in October of last year and Serco Inc…
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CTC, 2 Research Institutes Win IDIQ Contract to Support Air Force Energy Efficiency R&D Efforts

Concurrent Technologies Corp., Southwest Research Institute and University of Dayton Research Institute have won a shared $49 million contract to develop tools for the U.S. Air Force to accelerate its adoption of alternative energy technologies and energy efficiency measures…
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Phebe Novakovic: General Dynamics Seeks to Address Navy Demand With $2B Shipyard Investment

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) plans to invest as much as $2 billion into its shipyards to meet the U.S. Navy‘s shipbuilding requirements, Defense News reported Friday. The Groton, Connecticut-based shipyard of General Dynamics’ Electric Boat subsidiary will receive $1…
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General Atomics Receives USAF MQ-9 Software Devt Order

A General Atomics business unit has received a potential three-year, $49.3 million task order from the U.S. Air Force to develop, field and sustain the software for MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles…
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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Ka-Band Satcom Tech Essential for Airborne ISR Missions

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has said she believes the adoption of Ka-band satellite communications technology can help the military address interoperability requirements for airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions…
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VIDEO: Lockheed Martin Solves Hard Cyber Problems Everyday

The future will bring on new cyber challenges, and Lockheed Martin is committed to delivering solutions that maintain impermeable protection for our clients and the security of our nation. Lockheed Martin has developed several programs and innovations where cyber security professionals like you can excel: – See more at: http://lmt…
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