Darwin McDaniel

Unit-ASRC Construction Wins $129M Army Contract to Build Radar System Power Plant

Unit-ASRC Construction has won a potential $128.6M contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to build a power plant for the Long Range Discrimination Radar system at Clear Air Force Station in Alaska. The Army received three bids for the project, which is slated to be completed by December …

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Northrop Secures $322M Navy Contract to Develop Extended-Range Anti-Radiation Missile System

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) received a $322.5M engineering and manufacturing development contract for an extended-range configuration of a U.S. Navy missile system. The company’s innovation systems sector will design, test and integrate a new solid rocket motor technology for the AGM-88G Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile – Extended Range, the Department …

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Former MicroPact CFO Daniel Smith Joins Tyto Athene as Finance Chief

Daniel Smith, former chief financial officer at MicroPact, was appointed to the same role at  Tyto Athene, a systems integrator based in Herndon, Va. Smith brings 25 years of finance, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, banking and valuation consulting experience to the company, according to a statement released by Tyto …

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Former Stratcom Chief Cecil Haney Joins General Dynamics Board; Phebe Novakovic Quoted

Retired Navy Adm. Cecil Haney, former head of U.S. Strategic Command, has been appointed to General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) board of directors. His nearly 40-year military career has included leadership positions in the submarine force and joint assignments, General Dynamics said Wednesday. Prior to his retirement in 2017, Haney led …

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Huntington Ingalls Wins Potential $154M Contract for USS Rushmore Drydocking

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has won a potential $154.2M contract from the U.S. Navy to perform modernization, repair and maintenance work on USS Rushmore. HII’s San Diego Shipyard business will implement fiscal 2019 drydock selected restricted availability of the Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship, the Department of Defense said Wednesday. Naval …

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Patriot Group Wins $95M NGA Construction Site Security IDIQ

Warrenton, Va.-based mission support service provider Patriot Group International has won a potential seven-year, $95M contract to provide security support services on the construction site of a National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency facility in St. Louis, Mo. NGA awarded the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract after a small business set-aside solicitation process, the agency said …

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Cerberus Completes Purchase of Sparton; Dev Kapadia Quoted

Cerberus Capital Management completed its purchase of Sparton Corp., a defense and aerospace electromechanical device manufacturer, in a cash transaction worth approximately $18.50 per share. The deal was initially announced in mid-December. Sparton said Monday it stopped trading on the New York Stock Exchange following completion of the sale. Dev …

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Tammer Olibah, Michael Maples: Hexagon Acquisition Adds to Analytics, Geospatial Tech Offerings for Federal Sector

Hexagon’s federal business executives said they expect the pending acquisition of Thermopylae Sciences and Technology, a geospatial software vendor based in Arlington, Va., to help drive the adoption of location intelligence and five-dimensional analytics platforms within the unit’s customer base. Visualization products built by Thermopylae use the Google technology stack …

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Corvid Wins $223M IDIQ to Help Build Sub-Orbital Flight Vehicles for US Gov’t, FMS Clients

Corvid Technologies has won a potential five-year, $223.2M contract to provide hardware, equipment and components needed to produce sub-orbital flight vehicles for the U.S. Navy, other government organizations and Japan. The company will provide the items to support the production and integration of short- and medium-range rocket-based vehicles designed to …

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Nintex Adds Robotic Process Automation Platform With EnableSoft Buy

Workflow management software company Nintex has acquired EnableSoft for an undisclosed amount in a push to help clients automate and manage business processes with the latter company’s robotic process automation technology. Nintex said Monday it wants to offer the Foxtrot RPA platform across industries and the government. Foxtrot is designed …

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