Home / News (page 2)

News

Mark Zalubas Promoted to Merlin CTO; David Phelps Comments

Mark Zalubas, formerly vice president of engineering at Merlin International, has been promoted to chief technology officer at the Vienna, Virginia-based government technology and cybersecurity services contractor. Merlin said Tuesday he will oversee the company’s technology-based offerings and bring more than 30 years of technical experience in cloud, enterprise architecture, legacy system …

Read More »

PAE to Help Train Afghan Forces Under $142M Army FMS Deal

PAE has won a potential five-year, $142.1 million contract from the U.S. Army to help train and mentor Afghanistan’s national defense and security forces. The Defense Department said Tuesday that PAE’s government services unit will also provide logistics support services to Afghan forces under the foreign military sales contract. Five …

Read More »

Air Force Cyber Vet Christopher McDaniels Joins Mosaic451 as CISO

Christopher McDaniels, a 14-year U.S. Air Force cybersecurity veteran, has joined Phoenix, Arizona-based information security and consulting services provider Mosaic451 as chief information security officer. McDaniels will oversee the development of a cybersecurity initiative and standard operating procedures backed by a training program to facilitate the company’s operations, Mosaic451 said Tuesday. …

Read More »

May 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Hits 30 Day High and S&P Close to 2,400

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up for the fourth consecutive with the advancers outpacing the decliners 3 to 1. The GovCon Index reached 30 day high of 94.234, up 0.367 percent. All the U.S. indices were up on the day as the S&P500 came within 2 points of breaking 2,400. Markets …

Read More »

Trump’s Budget Proposal Adds Half Trillion to Defense Spending, to Balance in 10 Years

The Trump administration revealed its budget Tuesday, which would add almost half a trillion dollars to defense spending while cutting $1.5 trillion from nondefense spending and $1.4 trillion in Medicaid over the course of a decade. Trump’s plan, titled “A New Foundation for American Greatness,” leaves Medicare and the retirement portion of  Social …

Read More »

Northrop Grumman: HAMMR Multi-Mission Radar Capability Demonstrated During US Army’s C-RAM Test

At Yuma Proving Ground earlier this year, the U.S. Army selected Northrop Grumman Corporation’s (NYSE: NOC) Highly Adaptable Multi-Mission Radar (HAMMR) to demonstrate the multi-mission capability of the 2017 counter-rocket, artillery and mortar (C-RAM.) HAMMR incorporates an Active Electronically Scanned Array fighter radar mounted on a ground vehicle or towable …

Read More »

Lockheed, BAE Vet DeEtte Gray to Head CACI’s US Operations; Ken Asbury Comments

DeEtte Gray, formerly president of the intelligence and security sector at BAE Systems’ U.S. subsidiary, has joined CACI International (NYSE: CACI) as president of U.S. operations. CACI said Monday that she succeeds John Mengucci and will oversee the Arlington, Virginia-based contractor’s operations business groups in the U.S. with a focus on organic growth initiatives. Mengucci …

Read More »

Algorithmic Warfare Cross Functional Team (AWCFT) To Manage Data from Drone Surveillance

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work announced the creation of the Algorithmic Warfare Cross Functional Team (AWCFT) which will manage the masses of data currently collected by drone surveillance. Known as Project Maven, the team will accelerate the Defense Department’s integration of big data and machine learning, reports GCN. Masses of data have been …

Read More »

Raytheon Awarded Potential $300M Navy Contract to Develop LCS Sonar Tech

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has secured a potential $300 million contract to design and build an anti-submarine technology for U.S. Navy personnel to locate and track enemy submarines from littoral combat ships. The Navy awarded the contract following the completion of a study and production assessment of Raytheon’s Variable Depth Sonar system, the company said Tuesday. …

Read More »

CGI Federal to Build Army’s Contract Writing System Under Potential $134M Award

CGI‘s (NYSE: GIB) federal business has received a potential $133.9 million contract to develop an enterprise-wide software platform for the U.S. Army to write, manage, execute or close out a contract. The Army Contracting Command announced the contract award in a FedBizOpps notice posted Monday. The service branch needs a contract writing and management system to …

Read More »