Mary-Louise Hoffman

L3Harris to Provide Unmanned Vehicle for Navy Expeditionary Undersea Mission; Daryl Slocum Quoted

The Defense Innovation Unit and the U.S. Navy have selected L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX) to build and test an underwater drone for the service branch. L3Harris said Wednesday it will provide the Iver4-900 unmanned undersea vehicle as part of an other transaction agreement to support the Navy's Next Generation Small-Class Maritime Expeditionary Mine Countermeasures UUV program.

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Investment Firm Skyview Buys Fidelis Cybersecurity; Alex Soltani Quoted

Skyview Capital has purchased Fidelis Cybersecurity, an automated threat detection and response technology provider to the government and commercial sectors, for an undisclosed sum. "This transaction aligns well with our investment philosophy of targeting and investing in mission critical technology businesses across a wide spectrum of verticals, from telecommunications to cybersecurity," said Alex Soltani, chairman and CEO of Skyview Capital.

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FAA Selects Raytheon for STARS Air Traffic Control Modernization Project; Dave Wajsgras Quoted

The Federal Aviation Administration has partnered with Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) to modernize an automated system that helps U.S. air traffic controllers manage the spacing and sequencing of aircraft. "We want air traffic controllers to have the best tools available to manage the increasingly complex airspace around our airports," said Dave Wajsgras, president of the intelligence, information and services business at Raytheon and a 2019 Wash100 awardee.

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Army to Award Robotic Combat Vehicle OTAs to QinetiQ NA, Textron

The U.S. Army has informed the National Advanced Mobility Consortium that it will award other transaction agreements to QinetiQ North America and Textron (NYSE: TXT) to build two variants of a robotic combat vehicle.  The military service said Thursday it expects to finalize the OTAs in mid-February to procure four light RCV units from QinetiQ NA and four medium RCVs from Textron.

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Navy Wins Football Matchup With Army

The U.S. Naval Academy's Midshipmen football team defeated the Army West Point's Black Knights, 31-7, Saturday in the 120th edition of the rivalry game between the two service academies, The Washington Post reports.

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