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Serco Inc. Strikes $225M Deal for Alion’s Naval Business; Dave Dacquino, Craig Reed Quoted

Serco Group’s North American subsidiary has agreed to acquire the naval systems business unit of Alion Science and Technology for $225M in a push to expand its footprint in the naval modernization, sustainment and support services market. Serco Inc. said Thursday it expects the transaction to be finalized in the …

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CACI Gets Spot on $3B DHS Follow-On Tactical Comms Services Contract; Ken Asbury Quoted

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has landed a spot on a potential five-year, $3B indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to deliver tactical communications and support services to the Department of Homeland Security and other government agencies. The Tactical Communications Equipment and Services II contract seeks to facilitate the delivery of voice communications and streamline …

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Charlie Mathis, EVP & CFO of SAIC, Receives Executive Mosaic’s Chairman’s Award

Jim Garrettson, chief executive officer of Executive Mosaic, presented Charlie Mathis, the chief financial officer and executive vice president for Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC), with the Chairman’s Award for completing his first year as chairman of the CFO Group for Executive Mosaic’s 4×24 program. Mathis brings over 30 years …

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Maxar to Build Lunar ‘Gateway’ Propulsion Element Under $375M Contract; Dan Jablonsky Quoted

Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) has received a potential $375M contract to build and demonstrate a power and propulsion component for NASA’s proposed lunar space station intended to support the agency’s planned 2024 moon landing. Maxar said Thursday it will lead a team that includes Draper and Blue Origin to develop …

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Peter LaMontagne Named to ManTech Board

Peter LaMontagne, president and CEO of geospatial intelligence firm Quantum Spatial, has been appointed to ManTech International‘s (Nasdaq: MANT) board of directors. LaMontagne, who also worked for ManTech as senior corporate vice president, previously served as CEO of Novetta prior to 2019 Wash100 award recipient Tiffanny Gates’ appointment to the …

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McAleese & Associates: FY 2020 Defense Spending Bill to Appropriate $21.7B for Navy Shipbuilding

A McAleese & Associates report says the U.S. Navy’s shipbuilding programs would receive $21.7B under the $690B fiscal 2020 defense funding bill passed by the House Appropriations Committee. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates and a 2019 Wash100 winner, listed in the report some of the fully funded …

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Joe Martore Elected Calibre Board Chair

Joe Martore, CEO and a board member at Calibre Systems, has been named chairman of the company’s board of directors. He will succeed James Terry Scott, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant general who served as chairman since 2017, the company said Thursday. Martore’s “extensive experience will provide an immeasurable asset …

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Sanjeeth Pai Joins Battelle as Health Business VP, GM; Matt Vaughan Quoted

Sanjeeth Pai, a more than two-decade global health care industry veteran, has been named vice president and general manager of Battelle’s health research and technology business. He will provide strategic leadership for the nonprofit company’s public health, medical devices and clinical and nonclinical research business groups as well as oversee operational, …

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Navy Awards Raytheon $235M Aircraft Landing System Production Contract

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a four-year, $234.6M contract to begin the low-rate initial production of GPS-equipped systems designed to guide military aircraft onto carriers or amphibious assault ships. The company will manufacture 23 Joint Precision Approach and Landing Systems along with three upgrade kits, associated data and engineering change …

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Jon Spaner, Public Sector Practice for McKinsey & Company, Receives Executive Mosaic’s Chairman’s Award for Second Consecutive Year

Jim Garrettson, chief executive officer of Executive Mosaic, presented Jon Spaner, Public Sector Practice for McKinsey & Company, with the Chairman’s Award for completing his second year as chairman of the DHS Group for Executive Mosaic’s 4×24 program. Spaner has served in his role with McKinsey & Co. since Feb. …

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