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Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) space business has secured a $108.8M contract modification to manufacture and support Trident II missiles for the U.S. Navy. The award exercised options under an existing contract for Trident II D5 production and systems support services, the Department of Defense said Monday.
Northrop Grumman Corporation has appointed Scott Stapp, formerly vice president of space resiliency and rapid prototyping, as chief technology officer (CTO) tasked to work with the executive leadership team to further the company’s technology strategy, the company announced Wednesday. Stapp will report to Kathy Warden, chairman, CEO and president of Northrop.
Deloitte has appointed Matt Gentile, the company’s principal with Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory, Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics, as the new head of Deloitte’s government and public services Advisory practice, the company reported on Monday. Gentile’s new role is effective immediately.
Jacobs has appointed retired Army LTG Bruce Crawford as senior vice president of Strategic Development for the company’s Critical Mission Solutions (CMS) line of business. Crawford will provide strategic leadership, vision and focus to support growth and innovative solutions across the company’s client base within CMS.
Jacobs has acquired The Buffalo Group, a provider of advanced cyber and intelligence solutions, Jacobs reported on Tuesday. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. “The Buffalo Group’s leading cyber and intelligence capabilities further strengthens our suite of national priority solutions across integrated multi-domain environments,” said Jacobs chair and CEO Steve Demetriou.
The U.S. Army has established a new directorate that will focus on program integration standards, future threat analysis and technology collaboration across the service branch, C4ISRnet reported Tuesday. The service’s Program Executive Office for Intelligence, Electronic Warfare and Sensors now has a new integration-focused directorate with three sub-offices.
Idaho National Laboratory (INL) has joined a $111 million public-private consortium led by the University of Texas at San Antonio that aims to help manufacturers and supply chains adopt secure and energy-efficient approaches. As a member, INL will work with industry to protect digital automation platforms in manufacturing facilities and manage CyManII’s cybersecurity portfolio.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Omaha District, has awarded AECOM a $25 million design contract to renovate the U.S. Air Force Academy’s Sijan Hall, marking the first modernization project at the dormitory since it was built in 1968. AECOM’s design work will cover residential, academic, courtyard and recreational spaces.
A Tetra Tech-led joint venture (JV) has been awarded a five-year, $50 million contract from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to increase resilience and reduce the costs of recovery efforts in disaster-stricken communities. Tetra Tech will help communities plan for and recover from increasingly frequent and intense natural disasters.