Jay Clemens

Michael Locatis, Randy Phillips, Michael Shank Join Chertoff Group as Senior Advisors; Michael Chertoff Comments

Michael Locatis, Randy Phillips and Michael Shank have joined security and risk management advisory firm Chertoff Group as senior advisors. The three new advisors will work with the company’s professional team focusing on cybersecurity, information technology, intelligence and business development, Chertoff Group said Wednesday. Michael Chertoff, chairman of Chertoff Group, …

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Social Security Administration Wants Information on Private Cloud

The Social Security Administration has issued a request for information on private cloud software packages as it seeks to automate processes, FCW reported Wednesday. Frank Konkel writes interested vendors are asked to submit data on product compliance such as a web-based portal, unified service catalog, performance monitoring, virtual machine life-cycle …

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Daria Gray, Christine Workman Promoted to TAPE VP Roles; Louisa Jaffe Comments

Daria Gray and Christine Workman have both been promoted to the vice president ranks at TAPE LLC, where Gray will serve as VP of marketing and program operations and Workman as VP of administration. Gray, formerly director of corporate marketing and communications, will continue reporting to TAPE Executive VP and …

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Singapore to Upgrade F-16 Fighter Planes in $2.4B U.S. Arms Deal

Singapore plans to modernize its fleet of F-16 jets under a $2.43 billion foreign military sales agreement with the U.S., Agence France-Presse reported Tuesday. Singapore will purchase new radars, navigation systems, missiles and other components for the F-16 fighter fleet, according to the report. The arms deal also covers precision-guided bombs …

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Battelle Buys Healthcare Accreditation Colloquium; Robert Wilkins Comments

Battelle has acquired hospital membership organization Healthcare Accreditation Colloquium for an undisclosed amount in an effort to help hospitals implement safe medical care procedures. Robert Wilkins will serve as CEO of Colloquium, while the organization will operate as a subsidiary and be renamed The Healthcare Colloquium, Battelle said Monday. Colloquium’s healthcare …

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SAE Buys ARINC’s Industry Activities Assets; David Schutt Comments

SAE International has acquired the assets of ARINC’s industry activities division for an undisclosed sum as SAE seeks to help fulfill aerospace industry demands through technical standards. The division will operate within the SAE Industry Technologies Consortia and focus on developing industry infrastructures for the technology, market and industry member groups, …

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Raytheon, Rafael to Co-Produce Missile Interceptors; Pini Yungman Comments

Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN) and Israeli state-owned company Rafael Advanced Defense Systems are planning to co-develop an air defense system that is already used in Israel for the U.S. Army and allied forces, Defense News reported Thursday. Barbara Opall-Rome writes Rafael and Raytheon also want to jointly build Stunner interceptors, …

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NCR Acquires Digital Insight for $1.65B; Bill Nuti Comments

NCR Corp. (NYSE: NCR) has acquired online and mobile banking service provider Digital Insight Corp. from Thoma Bravo LLC for $1.65 billion. RBC Capital Markets LLC, J.P. Morgan and BofA Merrill Lynch served as lead financial advisors to NCR and Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP provided legal services to …

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Huntington Ingalls Subsidiary Wins $135M to Maintain Navy Aircraft Carriers; Harris Leonard Comments

A Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) subsidiary has won a potential five-year, $135 million contract to help the U.S. Navy maintain aircraft carriers and train personnel. AMSEC LLC will work to repair and modernize shipboard elevators, cargo equipment and related systems within the Navy’s carriers, as well as to train …

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GATR Technologies Wins $440M Military Satellite Antennas IDIQ; Paul Gierow Comments

GATR Technologies has won a $440 million contract to develop satellite antennas and related hardware parts for the U.S. military. The U.S. Army, Marine Corps and other services will purchase Wideband Global SATCOM-certified inflatable satellite antennas and services under the five-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, GATR Technologies said Wednesday. Paul Gierow, GATR …

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