ITT Names Bob Edmonds VP of Air Force Relations; David F. Melcher Comments

Bob Edmonds ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT) has named David K. (Bob) Edmonds vice president of Air Force relations for the firm’s Defense and Information Solutions segment, a role in which he will report to Mike Alvis, the division’s acting vice president of government relations. Edmonds will be responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships at the senior levels of the Defense Department,...

INDUS Expands Business Development, Growth Organization

Terry Fitzpatrick, INDUS INDUS Corporation earlier this month announced several additions to bolster the corporate business development and growth organization to better serve its government customers. Terry Fitzpatrick has been appointed senior vice president of business development and growth. His duties will include business development, growth, account management and enhancing the INDUS brand....

Sotera Hosts Intelligence Job Fair for Cleared Pros

Sotera Defense Solutions will host a job fair June 1 for qualified and cleared individuals with a minimum TS/SCI with CI or FS polygraph for positions supporting Sotera agencies in Maryland. The job fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Courtyard by Marriott at National Business Park in Annapolis Junction, Md. Sotera will have recruiters and program managers on-site to interview those...

MAXIMUS Unveils Health IT Literacy Services

MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE: MMS) has announced it is now offering eHealth Literacy Services to help state and community programs meet the communication and engagement challenges consumers and providers face when using the new health IT infrastructure. “A key goal of HITECH is to use HIT as a tool to transform healthcare and improve the lives of all Americans,” said...

Obama to Name Iridium CEO Matt Desch to Telecom Security Committee

Matt Desch, Iridium President Barack Obama yesterday announced his intent to appoint several individuals to key administration posts, including Iridium Communications Inc CEO Matt Desch, who is an appointee to be a member of the President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. Before joining Iridium, Desch served as CEO of Telcordia Technologies, Inc., a supplier of software and...

Harris Picks Up $18 Million Deal to Design Radio System for First Responders

Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) has been tapped to design and implement a Harris P25IP trunked simulcast radio system in Linn County, Iowa, which will provide reliable, mission-critical voice and data communications for first responders who serve the county’s more than 200,000 residents. The deal also includes Harris Unity XG-100P Full-Spectrum Multiband portable radios for improved communication...

HP Signs Deal to Acquire Printelligent to Boost Managed Print Offerings

HP (NYSE: HPQ) announced today it is is planning on purchasing Printelligent, a provider of managed print services for small and medium-sized businesses. The infrastructure, software and trained workforce of Printelligent, combined with HP’s channel relationships, experience and broad base of services and solutions will boost HP’s leadership in MPS. This acquisition, combined...

BAE Systems Sells Composite Structures Business

BAE Systems announced today it has reached an agreement for the proposed sale of its composite structures business to EnCore Composites Holdings, Inc. “The decision to sell the composite structures business was made to better align the company’s strategic objectives and business portfolio,” said Frank Pope, president of BAE Systems Land & Armaments. BAE Systems purchased...

Northrop Grumman Wins Follow-on Biometrics Task Order Valued $141 Million

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a follow-on task order worth up to $141 million for continued work of the U.S. Department of Defense Automated Biometric Identification System, which provides military personnel with reliable and timely identification of individuals suspected as threats to U.S. national security. Under the deal, Northrop Grumman will provide systems engineering,...

Raytheon Inks $84.7 Million Navy Deal

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received an $84.7 million U.S. Navy contract for continued production of ALR-67(V)3 digital radar warning receivers, awarded by the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command. The ALR-67(V)3 is the Navy standard for digital radar warning receiver technology. It is made for installation on all frontline, carrier-based F/A-18 E/F tactical aircraft and is key to the modernization...