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Lockheed, FN Manufacturing Book Deals with Navy

According to the Department of Defense: “Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) won a $58, 605, 221 not-to-exceed, cost-plus-incentive-fee letter contract for the design and manufacture of hardware for the Acoustic Rapid commercial-off-the-shelf Insertion (A-RCI) system improvement and integration program. The contract provides funding for the development and production of the A-RCI and common …

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Booz Allen Hamilton Lands Pair of Deals from Air Force

According to the Department of Defense: “Booz Allen Hamilton was awarded a $19, 836, 983 contract which will provide major research collaboration between laboratory telecommunications sciences researchers, the University of Maryland faculty, and other academic institutions in the areas of secure networking, high bandwidth telecommunications, and information assurance. At this time, …

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NASA, NGC Team Up to Present on Webb Telescope

NASA and Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) are set to co-sponsor a community event featuring Nobel Prize-winning physicist Dr. John Mather, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope Senior Project Scientist. Mather will speak at Da Vinci Schools in Hawthorne, Calif., Thursday, April 15 at 6:45 p.m. “Exposing these students to scientists designing the …

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DynCorp’s Tony Smeraglinolo on Building Local Capacity

DynCorp’s (NYSE:DCP) Tony Smeraglinolo sat down with ExecutiveBiz to discuss, among other things, local capacity: “(Local capacity) comes through knowledge transfer, which takes the form of training, mentoring, and development activities. ‘Whether training police or hiring locals to help us in construction — not other third party nationals, as some …

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Walt Havenstein, SAIC Back FIRST Robotics Competition at Georgia Dome

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) is sponsoring the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) robotics competition championship in Atlanta, Ga., at the Georgia Dome, April 15-17. According to SAIC: “By sponsoring the championship event in Atlanta, employee volunteers from SAIC and other companies are given the opportunity to encourage …

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ManTech Claims NATO Support Deal

ManTech (NASDAQ: MANT) has received a five-year, $8.8 million contract from NATO’s Headquarters, Supreme Allied Command Transformation to support their Joint Analysis and Lessons Learned Centre (JALLC). According to ManTech: “The JALLC is NATO’s lead agency for the analysis of operations, exercises, training and experiments, and for the collection and …

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Argon ST Nabs Option on Navy Deal

Argon ST, Inc. (NASDAQ:STST) won the Ship’s Signal Exploitation Equipment (SSEE) Increment F contract option for production and delivery of SSEE Increment F systems to the United States Navy. The deal is for the Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) of systems and is valued at $36.9M. The base contract also …

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QinetiQ Names Admiral Burnell-Nugent to Non-Executive Director Post

QinetiQ Group plc appointed Admiral Sir James Burnell-Nugent KCB, CBE, ADC, to the position of independent non-executive director to the QinetiQ Board. According to QinetiQ: “Admiral Burnell-Nugent commanded the aircraft carrier HMS Invincible and three other ships and submarines during a 37 year career in the Royal Navy which culminated …

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Tuesday’s Featured Job: Senior Cyber Analyst at SAIC

JOB DESCRIPTION: The individual will help establish standards, procedures, and guidance for various elements in responds to foreign activities. Develop aspects of Cyber Policy to support the national strategy. Provide cyber security and networking technical expertise to support IT infrastructures. Develop security and network components of technology roadmaps. Address the …

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DynCorp Agrees to be Acquired by Cerberus for $1.5 Billion

Private investment firm Cerberus Capital Management will acquire DynCorp International (NYSE: DCP) for roughly $1.5 billion, according to a DynCorp press release. DynCorp’s news release said that its board of directors will recommend that stockholders approve the transaction.  According to the deal’s terms, stockholders will receive $17.55 in cash for …

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