BAE Wraps Up Signal Innovations Group Buy; DeEtte Gray Comments

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DeEtte Gray BAE Systems has finalized its purchase of Signal Innovations Group, an analytics and imaging platform supplier to the intelligence and defense industries. The companies seek to unify their technology offerings to help customers gain strategic and tactical insights, DeEtte Gray, president of BAE’s intelligence and security business, said Tuesday. “Together, we also have the potential...

Army Picks 21 Contractors for $7.2B in Intell Services IDIQs

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The U.S. Army has awarded positions on two contracts potentially worth $7.2 billion combined 21 companies to support the branch’s intelligence, security and information operations globally. Contractors will compete for task orders to perform work during the five-year ordering period, the Defense Department said Friday. The Army awarded the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts through...

Booz Allen Wins Potential $100M WMD Intell Support IDIQ

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Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has been awarded a potential $95.5 million contract to help the U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency track weapons of mass destruction globally. DTRA is obligating $1,690,000 at the time of award from fiscal 2013 research and development funding sources, the Defense Department said Monday. The company will support WMD countermeasure operations, intelligence and data...

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...

Army Plans FY 2016 Battlefield Intell Tech Development Competition

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The U.S. Army is preparing to open a competition for a new military information technology system that would help the branch collect, analyze and share intelligence data, DoD Buzz reported Thursday. Brendan McGarry writes the service issued a request for information on Wednesday for its Distributed Common Ground System Increment 2 program. The branch wants industry to propose ideas on how the military...

Sotera Lands Army Intell System Sustainment Task Order; Deb Alderson Comments

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Deb Alderson Sotera Defense Solutions will help the U.S. Army integrate and sustain field software for intelligence systems the branch uses worldwide under a two-year, $87 million task order. The company said Tuesday that the Army awarded the order under the Software and Systems Engineering Services Next Generation contract vehicle, through which the branch acquires engineering and scientific support...

Craig Cooning Appointed President of Boeing’s Network and Space Business; Chris Chadwick Comments

Craig Cooning Craig Cooning, the former vice president and general manager of space and intelligence systems within Boeing‘s [NYSE: BA] network and space business, has succeeded Roger Krone as president of the N&SS, Boeing said Tuesday. Krone has joined Reston, Va.-based Leidos, where he will serve as the company’s second CEO. “Since joining Boeing nine years ago, Craig has...

Marillyn Hewson: Lockheed Seeks to Complement Intell Sharing Tech Portfolio With Zeta Associates Buy

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Marillyn Hewson Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has agreed to purchase Zeta Associates, a data-exchange technology provider to the defense and intelligence sectors, for an undisclosed amount. “Zeta Associates’ expertise in cross-platform information collection, analysis and dissemination is an ideal complement to our national security capabilities,” Marillyn Hewson, Lockheed president...

Air Force Awards Lockheed $2B for Missile Warning Satellite Production

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The U.S. Air Force has awarded a $1.86 billion fixed-price contract to Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) for work to complete production of two satellites as part of a system designed to give early warnings of ballistic missile launches. Lockheed said Tuesday that the Space Based Infrared System is intended to have a mix of company-built Geosynchronous Earth Orbit satellites, hosted payloads in a highly...

Steven Rizzi Joins PAR Government Systems as National Capital Region VP; Stephen Lynch Comments

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Steven Rizzi, a former SAIC (NYSE: SAI) executive, has joined PAR Technology (NYSE: PAR) subsidiary PAR Government Systems Corp. as vice president for national capital region operations. The intelligence industry veteran will report to ISR Innovations Vice President Matthew Cicchinelli and lead both business expansion and other initiatives, PAR said Thursday. At SAIC, Rizzi helped lead technology...