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QinetiQ’s Frank Kist on How To Make It in IT

QinetiQ NA CIO Frank Kist spoke with ExecutiveBiz about a variety of topics, including what it takes to be successful in the IT realm. “IT is not technology for technology’s sake, ” he said, “but the purpose is to solve the businesses requirements.  For the business owners within our company, …

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Booz Allen, Wyle Claim Air Force Contracts

According to the Department of Defense, “Booz Allen Hamilton was awarded a $24, 534, 711 contract action for naval operations and warfighting capability development for the commander, Navy Warfare Development Command.  At this time, $1, 500, 000 has been obligated.  55 CONS/LGCD, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., is the contracting …

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Lockheed, GD Win DoD Deals, Boeing Takes Two

According to the Department of Defense, “Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is being awarded a $12, 679, 497 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-06-C-0098) for common cockpit provisioned items in support of the MH-60R and MH-60S helicopter programs.  Work will be performed in Owego, N.Y., and is expected to …

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Northrop Grumman, Navy Christen Amphibious Transport Dock Ship San Diego

Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) saw the christening of the sixth LPD 17 class amphibious transport dock ship San Diego (LPD 22) at a ceremony in Pascagoula, Miss. “Since 1775 when the Continental Congress created the Navy and the Marine Corps, sailors and Marines have gone to sea in ships to defend …

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Eurosatory 2010: BAE, Northrop Grumman Make Splash on Day 1

BAE Systems and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) are just two of the defense contracting giants presenting at Eurosatory 2010 in Paris this week. BAE Systems got the proceedings started in style by rolling out the RG41 a new 8×8 addition to the  RG range. According to the firm, “the RG41 …

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SAIC Set With Half-Billion Dollar SPAWAR Deal

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) has been awarded a contract by the Space and Naval Warfare Systems (SPAWAR) Command in support of SPAWAR’s Common Afloat Local Area Network Infrastructure (CALI). According to the firm, “the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a four year base period of performance, an optional four-year ordering period, and …

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Harry Martin on Intelligent Decisions’ New DISA Deal

Intelligent Decisions was selected to provide the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) with the IDOptimize testing module, (previously StreamlinID) to test and debug sensitive information in cryptology equipment. “The flexible and automated IDOptimize testing tool was developed in our enterprise testing environment within ID Labs at headquarters, ” said CEO …

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ICFI Earns CMMI Maturity Level 3 Designation

ICF International’s (NASDAQ:ICFI) Technology and Management Solutions Group has achieved the Software Engineering Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Maturity Level 3 designation. “CMMI is a global standard for industry best practices for development, project management, program support, and process management, ” said Mike Tillman, senior vice president for ICF …

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IAI’s Vic See on Firm’s Future, Goals

Integrity Applications’ senior vice president Vic See spoke with ExecutiveBiz about his firm’s future and how he plans to meet those ambitions. “IAI wants to be the premiere, non-conflicted, system engineering and technical assistance contractor of choice.  That’s our vision and we intend to keep working hard to be successful, …

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Monday’s Featured Job: Engineer at Serco

Job Description Support analyses of technologies for potential inclusion in NextGen evolution. Analyze, develop, maintain, and produce NAS Enterprise Architect (EA) artifacts and products depicting the near-term ‘as is’. Provide expertise in the application of state-of-the-art technology to meet mission requirements. Responsible for the design, development, implementation, and analysis of …

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