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Navy Picks 19 Firms for $12.6B CMMARS Aircraft Maintenance, Logistics Contract Vehicle

The U.S. Navy has awarded 19 companies spots on a potential seven-year, $12.6B contract vehicle for aircraft maintenance and logistics support services. The Contracted Maintenance, Modification, Aircrew and Related Services program covers logistical support for Navy and Air Force rotary-wing and fixed-wing aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles, subsystems and related weapon …

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VT Group Acquires NTA to Grow C4ISR, Sustainment Offerings; John Hassoun Quoted

Chantilly, Va.-based technology integrator VT Group has purchased National Technologies Associates for an undisclosed sum in a move to expand its portfolio of sustainment services and command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platforms for defense clients. “NTA shares the VT Group passion for engineering excellence and our commitment …

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BAE Receives $250M NGA Full-Motion Video Analytic Support Order; Peder Jungck Quoted

BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary has received a five-year, $250M task order to continue helping the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency analyze full-motion videos, produce intelligence and facilitate training. BAE Systems Inc. will also establish a performance innovation council to inform NGA officials about new FMV services and technology platforms, the company said Tuesday. The …

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Security Firm System High Receives Enlightenment Capital Investment

Enlightenment Capital has invested in System High to help drive the security company’s growth efforts in the government and commercial markets. Chantilly, Va.-based System High offers security engineering, cybersecurity, proactive protection and counterintelligence services, Enlightenment said Tuesday. Financial terms of the investment were not disclosed. Jason Rigoli, an Enlightenment Capital partner, …

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McAleese & Associates: Undersecretary Matthew Donovan on Air Force’s Readiness, Other Priorities

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has issued a report on the U.S. Air Force’s priorities for 2020 discussed by USAF Undersecretary Matthew Donovan at an Air Force Association event. Donovan said Friday at the AFA event that readiness remains the Air Force’s top priority and that the service plans to increase …

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Lockheed Gets $542M IDIQ for Lot 13 F-35 Ancillary Mission Equipment, Spares

Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) aeronautics business has received a five-year, $542.2M contract to provide F-35 ancillary mission equipment and associated initial spares to U.S. and international military customers. The Department of Defense said Tuesday the company will initially receive $437.3M in U.S. Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps aircraft procurement, non-U.S. DoD participant and foreign …

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Engility Vet Eric Sedlacek Joins SAIC as Business Dev’t Director

Eric Sedlacek, formerly director of business development at Engility, has been appointed to the same position at Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC), G2Xchange ETC reported Tuesday. He joins SAIC upon its $2.5B all-stock acquisition of the Chantilly, Va.-based contractor and will be responsible for overseeing department of State and Justice accounts …

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Army Taps BAE Unit for $474M Howitzer Support Contract

BAE Systems’ land and armaments business has landed a potential $474.1M contract to provide support services for the U.S. Army howitzer systems designed to fire at targets within a range of nearly 20 miles. The cost-plus-fixed-fee contract includes work to manage the engineering, quality, software and configuration of the military branch’s …

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USAF Exercises $150M Option on Northrop Airborne Comms Payload Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a $149.6M contract modification to operate and sustain the payload for a U.S. Air Force system used to translate and transmit information across disparate networks . This modification represents the first option year under a previously awarded contract and brings the contract’s total cumulative …

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Eric Forseter Named DataRobot Public Sector GM; Jeremy Achin Quoted

Eric Forseter, formerly vice president of North America sales and federal sector at Pindrop Security, has joined DataRobot as general manager of public sector. He will lead a team of data scientists and sales and marketing personnel at DataRobot’s office in Tysons, Va., to help government clients adopt automated machine learning …

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