Mary-Louise Hoffman

Patrice Caine: Thales Closes $424M Buy of Vormetric in Cyber Market Push

Thales Group has closed its acquisition of San Jose, California-based data protection technology vendor Vormetric after the French conglomerate obtained regulatory clearance for the estimated $424 million transaction. Patrice Caine, CEO of Thales, said in a statement issued Thursday the company will integrate Vormetric into its e-Security business in a push to help organizations secure …

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Navy Selects 3 Firms for $1.3B San Diego-Based Warship Maintenance Services IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded three companies spots on a potential five-year, $1.32 billion contract to help maintain amphibious warfare and surface combatant ships that dock in San Diego. The Defense Department said Wednesday that BAE Systems,  General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) unit NASSCO and Continental Maritime of San Diego, a subsidiary of Huntington Ingalls Industries …

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Sysorex, OBXtek Land Spots on $461M Army Program Mgmt Contract

Sysorex Government Services and OBXtek have been selected to compete for program management orders from the U.S. Army under a potential $461 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. The Defense Department said Monday that Sysorex and OBXtex join a roster of contractors that will support the Army’s program executive office for enterprise information systems …

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Boeing Wins $319M Contract for Air Force C-32, C-40 Maintenance, Logistics Support

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has won a potential seven-year, $319 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force perform maintenance and logistics work on C-32 transport aircraft for high-level government officials and C-40 military personnel and transport planes. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will also include modification design, installation, deployment, crash investigation and damage repair …

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Bud Langston Named Salesforce NA Public Sector VP for Strategy, Business Devt

Bud Langston, a 16-year veteran of Oracle (NYSE: ORCL), has joined Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) as vice president of strategy and business development for the cloud computing company’s North American public sector business, GovCon Wire has learned. He previously was VP of Oracle’s public sector operations in the North American region …

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Frank Wiercinski, Mike Kelly Appointed to Leadership Roles at Cubic’s Global Defense Segment

Frank Wiercinski, formerly a group vice president at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and a retired U.S. Army lieutenant general, has joined Cubic (NYSE: CUB) as senior VP and managing director of its global defense segment’s operations in the Asia-Pacific region. He will manage the segment’s customer base in the APAC region and expansion strategy in the C4ISR and integrated …

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GSA Picks 31 for Zone 1 Building O&M Services Under $30B GWAC Program

The General Services Administration has awarded 31 companies spots on two potential 10-year contracts worth up to $30 billion combined to provide building maintenance and operations support at the federal government’s Zone 1 sites. Nine companies will compete for task orders under the BMO Unrestricted contract and 24 vendors have been awarded small-business positions …

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VA Awards 21 Firms Spots on Potential $22B Follow-On IT Modernization Contract

The Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded 21 companies spots under a potential 10-year, $22.3 billion acquisition vehicle that covers information technology upgrades support for VA and other federal agencies. The contractors will compete for task orders to provide healthcare IT,  systems and software engineering, enterprise network management, cybersecurity, program management and strategic planning …

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Nikkei: NTT to Bid $3B for Dell’s IT Services Division

Japan-based telecommunications conglomerate Nippon Telegraph & Telephone (NYSE: NTT) is planning to make a $3.52 billion offer to acquire a Dell business unit that provides information technology services to government, education and healthcare agencies, Nikkei reported Tuesday. The report said NTT looks to purchase Dell’s Perot Systems business and other assets in the latter company’s IT services lines …

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CACI to Help Update USDA’s Web-Based Supply Chain Mgmt Platform; Ken Asbury Comments

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has received a five-year, $199 million task order to update, run and maintain a web-based supply chain management system for the U.S. Agriculture Department. The WBSCM online platform is designed to help the department order, procure, distribute and track food products for the National School Lunch Program, the Emergency Food Assistance …

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