Lockheed Secures $353M for Rocket Launch Systems

Lockheed Martin Corp.’s (NYSE: LMT) missiles and fire control business recently won a $353,191,632 U.S. Army contract for multiple rocket launch systems, the Defense Department announced Wednesday. The contract follows an April award worth $79.4 million to design a variant of the guided multiple launch rocket system to incorporate into a new warhead. Under the new award, the company will provide...

General Atomics Wins $411M Army Contract for Gray Eagle Drones

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. James L. Harper Jr. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. has won a $410,981,211 contract to supply Gray Eagle unmanned aerial vehicles to the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said the firm-fixed-price contract includes the procurement of Gray Eagle initial spare parts and additional hardware. In May, the Army awarded the firm a $141,832,994 contract for Gray...

DIA Picks 11 For Potential $5B Analysis Support IDIQ

Eleven firms were awarded positions on the Solutions for Intelligence Analysis II contract that has a potential ceiling value of $5.6 billion, the Defense Department announced Tuesday. Work on the IDIQ will support intelligence analysis missions, national security policy makers, defense planners and war fighters. The Pentagon expects the winning contractors could provide professional support services...

CACI, L-3, Exelis Named to $300M AF Cyber Research Contract

A total of six firms were included under a $300 million U.S. Air Force contract for cyber research and development in support of the Agile Cyber Technology effort. Work under the cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price award will primarily take place around Va. and is expected to be completed by Nov. 30, 2018. The winning firms included: Assured Information Security, Inc. CACI, Inc. (NYSE: CACI) Exelis,...

Army to Begin Accepting Proposals for $7.2B IT Contract

DoD Image The Army Intelligence and Security Command is looking to issue a solicitation for a potential $7.2 billion intelligence services contract, The Washington Post reports. The award would serve as a follow-on to a current program that has a ceiling value of $300 million and expires in August 2013. Work under the new agreement would include intelligence gathering, cybersecurity and administrative...

UPDATE: General Dynamics State Dept. Supply Chain Contract Worth up to $2.2B

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology business unit will take in up to $2.2 billion under its U.S. State Department contract for global supply chain management logistics and technology services, The Washington Business Journal reported Friday. Last month, a Federal Business Opportunities post announced GDIT had won a $228.58 million initial order with the department. Jill Aitoro reported...

Lockheed Names COO Chris Kubasik Board Vice Chair; Douglas McCorkindale Comments

Chris Kubasik Lockheed Martin Corp.‘s (NYSE: LMT) board of directors has appointed Chief Operating Officer Chris Kubasik to the board and elected him vice chairman, effective Thursday. He will use this position to prepare to succeed Bob Stevens as CEO in January 2013, Lead Director Douglas McCorkindale said in a company release. Stevens will remain chairman through 2014, subject to approval from...

SafeNet CFO Charles Neral Stepping Down June 30

SafeNet Inc. Chief Financial Officer Charles Neral is stepping down to pursue another opportunity, effective June 30, the company announced Friday. The company said it will search externally for Neral’s successor and Chief Accounting Officer Greg Repas will become CFO on an interim basis. Repas will oversee corporate finance functions such as controllership, corporate financial planning and analysis,...

L-3 Promotes Les Rose, Steven Kantor to Lead Electronic Systems, Natl. Security Groups

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has made a series of executive moves that will take effect July 31, the company announced Thursday. Les Rose, president of the Stratis division, was appointed president of the national security group and a vice president of L-3. Steven Kantor, vice president and president of the services group, will succeed the retiring James Dunn as president of the electronic systems...

Triple Canopy Names Patrick Garvey Govt Relations Lead; Ray Randall Comments

Triple Canopy has appointed former senior Senate staffer Patrick Garvey vice president of government relations, the company announced Tuesday. The U.S. Navy captain will direct the company’s government relations initiatives and support business development activities at the company. Garvey has more than 22 years of experience in national security policy from both the Navy and Capitol Hill, said...