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Leidos CEO Roger Krone, Spouse Make Naming Gift for Georgia Tech Engineered Biosystems Building

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 30, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) CEO Roger Krone and his wife Helen have made a naming gift for a building at the Georgia Institute of Technology that houses the university’s biomedicine and bioscience research, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. Georgia Tech said Monday the Roger A. and Helen B. Krone …

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General Dynamics Subsidiary Awarded $203M for Design Support on Navy Columbia-Class Submarines

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary has received a $203.1 million contract modification to increase design support for the U.S. Navy‘s Columbia-class nuclear submarines. The service branch awarded the modification as part of the Navy and the U.K.’s joint Common Missile Compartment program, the Defense Department said Thursday. The Pentagon issued …

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Lockheed to Help Air Force Develop Radar Threat System Under Potential $105M Award

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a potential 10-year, $104.6 million contract to develop and test a production representative article of Advanced Radar Threat System Variant 2 for the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Monday the single-award contract includes an option for the company to produce up to 20 ARTS-V2 units. Lockheed’s missiles …

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Red Hat to Deploy OpenStack to Support ORNL Supercomputing Needs for Research

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 10, 2017 — Red Hat‘s (NYSE: RHT) OpenStack platform will work to facilitate cloud services at the Energy Department‘s Oak Ridge National Laboratory in support of scientific and computational research projects, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday ORNL will use the open source platform to provide staff access …

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Peter Fuller Appointed Mission Ready Chairman, Jeff Schwartz Named President

Peter Fuller, president and chief operating officer of Cypress International and a 30-year veteran of the U.S. Army, has joined Mission Ready Services as chairman of the board of directors. The retired Army major general succeeds Rod Reum, who resigned from the chairman post and will retain his duties as a director of Mission …

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Raytheon Secures Potential $466M Navy Contract for Standard Missile Engineering, Technical Services

Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) missile systems business has secured a potential $466.1 million from the U.S. Navy to engineer and provide technical support for Standard Missiles 2, 3 and 6. The Defense Department said Monday the contract covers research and development, design, systems and production engineering, evaluation, component development and production proofing services for the …

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Lockheed Gets $129M F-35 Core Processor Order Modification

Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) aeronautics business has secured a two-year, $129.4 million delivery order modification from the U.S. Navy to perform additional work on the TR-3 integrated core processor and related subsystems for the F-35 program. The Defense Department said Wednesday work under the modification seeks to address diminishing manufacturing sources challenges in the production of lot 15 F-35s …

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Parsons, MIT Hold Workshop on Infrastructure, Smart Cities & Transportation; Biff Lyons Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 4, 2017 — Parsons has led a workshop in partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s civil and environmental engineering department to cover infrastructure, smart cities and transportation research, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The company said Thursday the activity was held March and sought to discuss the alignment …

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SoBran Names Grand Prize Winner in NC Research Competition; Gregory Kelly Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 4, 2017 — SoBran has named Shengmin Sang, a scientist at the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies, as the grand prize winner in the Innovation for Impact contest, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The company said Friday its BioScience division sponsored the research competition with …

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Vencore Labs Secures DARPA Contracts for R&D on DDoS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 27, 2017 — Vencore‘s research division will conduct research focused on cyber defenses against distributed denial-of-service attacks in support of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency under contracts worth $17.7 million combined, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the contracts to Vencore Labs cover research and development work as …

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