The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded a one year, $30 million contract to six firms for security support, including CSC of Falls Church, VA. The contract specifies four one-year options.
Private equity firm AE Industrial Partners has agreed to acquire heavy-lift rotorcraft manufacturing and operations services provider Columbia Helicopters for an undisclosed amount. AEI said Thursday Columbia Helicopters CEO Steve Brandy will continue to serve in his position and Nancy Lematta will keep her majority share as part of the transaction.
Chad Thyes, a more than 10-year veteran of General Dynamics' (NYSE: GD) information technology business, has been named general manager and senior vice president of Cognosante's civilian health and contact center monitoring businesses.