Rami Rahim Named Juniper Networks CEO

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Rami Rahim Rami Rahim, former executive vice president and general manager of Juniper Networks‘ (NYSE: JNPR) development and innovation segment, has been promoted to CEO. Juniper said Monday Rahim, a 17-year veteran ofthe company, will also join the board of directors. “He is a talented leader who brings deep instincts about the networking industry, and enormous support from our employees...

Fulcrum IT Eyes Healthcare, HR Portfolio Expansion Through Corbin Buy; Jeff Handy Comments

Jeff Handy Fulcrum IT has acquired technology engineering services provider Corbin Co., a prime contractor on a close to $2 billion U.S. Army contract for sensor technology support. Corbin provides cybersecurity and sensor technology services, among others, and will expand Centreville, Va.-based Fulcrum’s healthcare and human resources portfolio to include change management and strategic planning...

General Dynamics Electric Boat Wins $459M for Submarine Engineering, Planning Yard

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary has won a $459,005,270 contract option to provide the U.S. Navy engineering and planning yard services for nuclear submarines, the Defense Department announced Monday. This option covers design agent and technical support work including drawings, technical data, design change documentation, logistics data and configuration management. Engineering...

Raytheon Wins $248M to Operate MDA X-Band Radars

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has won a $248 million contract option from the U.S. Missile Defense Agency to operate radars for the agency’s sensors program, the Defense Department announced Friday. This award covers option period one of a hybrid, cost reimbursement contract and MDA will obligate funds for this option through individual task orders. MDA will also obligate funds for research, development,...

General Dynamics Wins $395M For Abrams Tank R&D, Testing

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has won a $395,462,993 U.S. Army contract to perform research, development and testing for the Abrams tank. According to a Defense Department release, the company will develop an engineering change proposal under the cost-plus-incentive-fee contract. Work will occur in Sterling Heights and Lima, Ohio through April 30, 2020 and the U.S. Army Contracting Command’s office...

Accenture Wins Spot on $750M State Dept. IT Contract; Amy Tener Comments

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has won a $750 million prime contract with the U.S. Department of State to deliver technical support and consulting services to the agency, the company announced today. Accenture received the award along with eight prime contractors under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity Development, Modernization, Enhancement contract vehicle The DME contract, with one-year base and...

General Dynamics Team Wins $385M For Army Test Radar Development

A General Dynamics-led (NYSE: GD) team has won a potential $385 million contract to help the U.S. Army develop new radars for the branch’s test ranges, the company announced Friday. The team, led by the company’s C4 systems unit, received an initial $29 million award for the engineering, manufacturing and development phase of the Range Radar Replacement Program. Those funds will also cover...

ICF Names Elaine Haemisegger Energy, Environment, Infrastructure VP

ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) has appointed Elaine Haemisegger vice president of energy, environment and infrastructure. The company announced Wednesday she will manage all aspects of environmental planning and development services. Her experience in environmental consulting will help direct the company’s strategic growth plans and operations, said Senior Vice President Stephen Wyngarden. Haemisegger...

Exelis-Boeing Team Completes Jammer Tech Maturation; Rick Martin Comments

ITT Exelis (NYSE: ITT) and Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) have finished the current technology maturation phase under the Next Generation Jammer program for the U.S. Navy. The companies said the estimated $2 billion program will replace aging ALQ-99 jamming pods on Boeing’s EA-18G Growler, a Navy electronic attack aircraft. Exelis will continue developing the jammer’s technology and Boeing will...

Lockheed, Air Force to R&D Sensor, Radar Target Seeker for Weapons Systems Integration

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has signed a five-year cooperative research and development agreement with the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory‘s munitions directorate to test if its cooled tri-mode seeker can integrate into Air Force weapon platforms. R&D will assess tri-mode weapon capabilities, emerging targeting concepts and guidance techniques. Lockheed’s cooled tri-mode seeker...