DISA Taps Harris for Potential $450M Crisis Mgmt System Support IDIQ

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The Defense Information Systems Agency has selected Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) to help manage and maintain a teleconferencing system used by government leaders for video and Voice over Secure Internet Protocol phone communications under a potential 10-year, $450 million contract. The Defense Department said Thursday that the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity hybrid contract contains one base year and nine...

Navy Taps 5 Contractors for $2.5B Shipboard Networks IDIQ

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U.S. Navy photo The U.S. Navy has awarded positions on an eight-year, $2,529,500,000 contract to five companies for work to produce and install shipboard networks that are intended as a bridge to the branch’s future afloat networks. The Defense Department said Wednesday that the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract contains no options and awardees...

Exelis Wins $517M for Army Corps of Engineers IT Support Work

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded Exelis (NYSE: XLS) a potential five-year, $517 million contract to perform information technology support work at various USACE facilities worldwide. Exelis said Wednesday it will deliver enterprise IT management services to the military organization’s more than 37,000 clients around the globe. The fixed-price incentive contract contains a one-year...

Ambit Group COO Bob Nunnally Adds President Title

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Bob Nunnally Bob Nunnally, chief operating officer at The Ambit Group since last year, will serve in the additional role of president at the Reston, Virginia-based management consulting firm. The 25-year public and private sector veteran will oversee headquarters operations and continue to help the company adopt business strategies and meet customer delivery requirements, The Ambit Group said Wednesday. He...

Lisa Finneran: General Dynamics to Apply Open Architecture to AF ICBM Guidance Evaluations

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General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems (NYSE: GD) will assess Intercontinental Ballistic Missile guidance technology options for the U.S. Air Force. under a $6.4 million contract. The business unit of General Dynamics work to analyze and design test strategies and plans for the Air Force to match program requirements with the Minuteman III and ICBM weapon systems, General Dynamics said Tuesday. Lisa...

Steve Bouley: Aerojet Rocketdyne to Build Rocket Engine Applications for AF Payloads

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Aerojet Rocketdyne has been awarded a contract to develop large-scale liquid rocket engine applications for space launch services of the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. The company and its partners will work to design and build the liquid rocket engines by using laser melting machines to convert the engines from traditional manufacturing to three-dimensional printing, Aerojet Rocketdyne said Monday. Steve...

CSC Vet Sam Visner Joins ICF as Cybersecurity Business SVP, GM

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Sam Visner Sam Visner, a 35-year cybersecurity and intelligence veteran and a former Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) executive, has joined ICF International as senior vice president and general manager of the Fairfax, Virginia-based company’s cybersecurity business. “Sam is a recognized authority in cyber policy, programs and technology. Bringing Sam to ICF demonstrates our commitment...

Robert Mehrabian: Teledyne Buys Atlas Hydrographic to Grow Marine Acoustics Portfolio

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Robert Mehrabian Teledyne Technologies (NYSE: TDY) has moved to grow its marine acoustic imaging business by purchasing Atlas Hydrographic, a developer of sonar technology for mid and deep water environments. Robert Mehrabian, Teledyne president and CEO, said Monday the company adds multi-beam transmitters for marine science and ocean surveying applications to its portfolio through the acquisition. Germany-based...

VMware Adds COO Title to CFO Jonathan Chadwick in Series of Exec Changes

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VMware (NYSE: VMW) has made several changes in its executive leadership as the company seeks to bolster its efforts in growth, technology innovation and customer service. The company said Tuesday it has expanded the roles of President Carl Eschenbach and Chief Financial Officer Jonathan Chadwick and promoted executives Betsy Sutter, Bill Fathers and Martin Casado. Eschenbach will now oversee...

US Navy Orders 60 General Dynamics Computers for Growler Fighter Jets

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The U.S. Navy has awarded a $16,286,671 contract to General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems (NYSE: GD) for the production of 60 mission computers for E/A/18-G Growler fighter jets. General Dynamics will build 48 of the Type 3 Advanced Mission Computers for the U.S. Navy and 12 for Australia, which that country plans to acquire through a foreign military sales agreement, the Defense Department...