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KBR Buys Carillion’s Stake in Aspire Defence JV

KBR (NYSE: KBR) has assumed control of a joint venture with U.K.-based construction and facilities management provider Carillion after the latter announced insolvency in January. KBR said Thursday that it closed the acquisition of Carillion’s interest in their Aspire Defence joint venture without causing disruption to operations and delivery of services. Aspire Defence JV …

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Valiant Signs $135M Cash Deal to Buy Cubic’s Global Defense Services Business

Valiant Integrated Services has agreed to acquire Cubic’s (NYSE: CUB) global defense services business for approximately $135 million in cash in a push to expand its client base and broaden its technical platforms and service offerings in training and readiness markets. Valiant CEO James Jaska said in a statement published Thursday …

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State Department OKs Potential $1.2B MH-60R Helicopter Sale to Mexico

The State Department has approved a potential $1.20 billion foreign military sale of eight MH-60R multimission helicopters, equipment and support services to Mexico. Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) rotary and mission systems business will serve as the principal contractor for the sale meant to help increase Mexico’s threat deterrence and homeland defense capacities, …

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Sallyport Names Steven Anderson as Chief Growth Officer

Sallyport Global Holdings announced Friday that Brigadier General (Ret.) Steven Anderson has been named as chief growth officer. The move, which takes effect Monday, April 23rd, will see Anderson in charge of the Reston, Va., company’s global mission support and security and risk management operations. “General Anderson has distinguished himself …

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Jim Garrettson Presents Craig Abod With Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, president and chief executive officer of Executive Mosaic, a leading media and events hosting company in the government contracting market, on Wednesday presented Craig Abod, president of Carahsoft Technology, with his 2018 Wash 100 award. The Wash100, now in its fifth annual year, recognizes the most influential and impactful …

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Raytheon Gets $136M Contract Modification for Navy DDG Flight III Radar Production

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a three-year, $136.5 million modification under a U.S. Navy contract for the low-rate initial production of a radar system designed to detect air and surface targets as well as ballistic missile threats. The Navy will deploy the Air and Missile Defense Radar from the company on …

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Pond-Woolpert JV Gets $100M Contract for Army, DoD Real Property Planning Services

The Pond-Woolpert Joint Venture has secured a potential five-year, $100 million contract to provide real property planning and programming management services to the U.S. Army and Defense Department. PWJV aims to address a planning requirements at Army and DoD facilities worldwide through the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the Army Corps of Engineers, Woolpert said Wednesday. …

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Lockheed Wins Potential $928M Air Force IDIQ to Design, Build Hypersonic Strike Weapon

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a potential $928 million contract to design, develop, integrate and test a hypersonic conventional strike weapon that can launch from bomber and fighter aircraft platforms. The Air Force Life Cycle Management received three offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that will also include engineering and logistics planning services, the Defense Department said …

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Report: Nelson Pedreiro Appointed to Lead Lockheed’s Space Research Org

Nelson Pedreiro, formerly chief engineer for strategic and missile defense systems at Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) space systems business, has been named head of the company’s Palo Alto, California-based advanced technology center, SpaceNews reported Wednesday. He will succeed Scott Fouse in the role and lead approximately 600 technicians and scientists …

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General Dynamics to Continue INSCOM IT Support Under Potential $300M Contract

A business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has received a potential $300 million contract to continue to help the U.S. Army‘s Intelligence and Security Command operate and maintain information technology networks. General Dynamics Information Technology will also provide storage management, engineering, installation, information assurance, communications and web services under the Information Technology Support Services 3 contract, the …

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