Virginia Contracting Activity Kicks Off $6B Defense IT Contract Bids

The Virginia Contracting Activity has started to accept bids on a potential five-year, $6 billion information technology services contract covering work for the the Defense Department and intelligence community. The solicitation issued Tuesday is for the Enhanced Solutions for the Information Technology Enterprise contract, which seeks large and small businesses to help the government develop, deploy...

John Moberly Named Senior Director at Hughes Network Systems; Rick Lober Comments

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John Moberly John Moberly, previously chief of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance with the office of undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics in the space and intelligence office, has been appointed senior director at Hughes Network Systems. In this role, he will be responsible for strategy and business development of Hughes’ defense and intelligence systems...

Michael Braun: SGI Eyes “Broader Platform” with Pick Up of Weapons Training Firm AWTI

SGI Global LLC has purchased Advanced Weapons Training International LLC for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition is intended to grow SGI’s risk assessment and personnel recovery support offerings in the military, law enforcement and commercial training markets, SGI said Thursday. SGI Managing Partner Michael Braun added that his company looked to strengthen its asset base and training portfolio...

Roei Ganzarski: Bye Aerospace Tests BoldIQ Software on HALE UAV in ‘Ever Changing’ UAV Operating Environment

Bye Aerospace has demonstrated an unmanned aerial vehicle that uses BoldIQ software built to optimize operations of the high-altitude, long-endurance hybrid aircraft. The evaluation subjected all four Silent Guardian UAVs to hundreds of mission scenarios across seven million square miles of airspace, Bye Aerospace said Thursday. “The UAV operating environment is ever changing and is constantly...

POC Summit Continues Critical Dialogue Between the Intelligence Community and Industry

The Potomac Officers Club held its Federal Intel Summit on Thursday at the Ritz Carlton in Tysons Corner. The latest event in POC’s “Distiguished Speaker Series” was attended by more than 250 industry and government executives and featured eight speakers with intimate knowledge of the intelligence community. Juan Zarate, senior adviser for the Center for Strategic and International...

Michael Locatis, Randy Phillips, Michael Shank Join Chertoff Group as Senior Advisors; Michael Chertoff Comments

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Michael Locatis, Randy Phillips and Michael Shank have joined security and risk management advisory firm Chertoff Group as senior advisors. The three new advisors will work with the company’s professional team focusing on cybersecurity, information technology, intelligence and business development, Chertoff Group said Wednesday. Michael Chertoff, chairman of Chertoff Group, said the company’s advisory...

Ret. Maj. Gen. Charles Lyon to Lead Northrop’s Hampton Business, Represent Company to Joint and Air Force Commands in U.S., Europe

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Charles W. Lyon has been appointed as the new corporate lead executive for Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) Hampton, Va. business, where he will represent the the Falls Church, Va.-based contractor’s company to customers in its ‘eastern’ region, the company announced Dec. 23. Lyon, who comes out from retirement from the Air Force after more than 30 years of service, will report...

Elbit Systems Creates New Unit to House Intell, Cyber and IT; Bezhalel Machlis Comments

Elbit Systems has created a new division to manage its portfolio of information technology, cybersecurity, intelligence and electro-optical offerings, Defense News reported Monday. Barbara Opall-Rome writes Intelligence and Electro-Optics Elop combines the portfolios from Elbit’s systems land and C4I business and Elop subsidiary. Adi Dar, Elop managing director, was appointed to oversee the new...

Rebecca Garcia Named Camber Corp. Business Development VP

Rebecca Garcia, who most recently served as director of SAS Federal‘s national security group, has been appointed vice president of business development at Camber Corp., GovCon Wire has learned. At SAS, Garcia was responsible for the company’s delivery of analytic offerings to the intelligence community and a number of law enforcement agencies. When she spoke to our sister site ExecutiveBiz...

Lockheed Picks AGI for F-35 Test, Evaluation Software; Joe Murphy Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has awarded a contract to software provider Analytical Graphics Inc. to develop a test and evaluation platform for the F-35 aircraft. AGI will use a systems tool kit to create a tool for use in test planning, execution and post-flight evaluation work, AGI said Monday. “We are thrilled that the F-35 will be using AGI software for its T&E process,” said Joe Murphy,...

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