Press Releases

3 Firms Awarded DHS R&D Work on Authentication Tech for Mobile

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 17, 2015 — The Department of Homeland Security has awarded HRL Laboratories, Northrop Grumman and United Technologies Research Center contracts worth nearly $5 million to research and develop a secure authentication tool for mobile devices, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. FedScoop said the DHS Science and Technology directorate …

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Army Follow-on Continues Lockheed Upgrades on Apache Targeting, Pilotage System

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 14, 2015 — The U.S. Army has contracted Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to continue updating the sensor assemblies onboard its AH-64E Apache fleet under a $21.7 million follow-on order, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The new work involves installation of Lot 4 of the laser rangefinder designator kits …

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Dynetics Space Launch Booster Tester Undergoes Proof, Burst Tests

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 14, 2015 — A Dynetics-built cryogenic tank to be used to test space launch system viability has undergone a series of proof and burst evaluations in Iuka, Mississippi, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Dynetics, prime contractor for the SLS Advanced Booster Engineering Demonstration and/or Risk Reduction tank, said …

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BAE-Rockwell Collins JV to Provide US, Allied Forces Advanced Military Comms

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 14, 2015 — Data Link Solutions, a joint venture of BAE Systems and Rockwell Collins, has been awarded a $18.3 million contract to manufacture MIDS low volume terminals for the U.S. Navy, Air Force, Air National Guard and allied forces. Rockwell Collins said Wednesday the MIDS-LVT …

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Orbital ATK Orders Atlas V Rocket for Next ISS Cargo

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 14, 2015 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has purchased a second Atlas V rocket to support an upcoming resupply mission to the International Space Station, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Space News said Tuesday the company will use the ULA rocket for NASA’s cargo onboard Cygnus spacecraft that is …

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IBM MaaS360 Mobile Device Manager Gets FedRAMP OK

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 14, 2015 — IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) MaaS360 platform for enterprise will soon be available in the federal marketplace following FedRAMP approval for government use, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. MaaS360 works as a secure productivity suite to support organizations’ mobile device management initiatives. About Executive Mosaic: Founded in 2002, Executive …

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EM Editor Ross Wilkers Talks GovCon Index Activity, Trends to Watch on Federal News Radio

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 14 2015 — Ross Wilkers, newsroom editor at Executive Mosaic, spoke with Federal News Radio Thursday to discuss the GovCon Index, Executive Mosaic’s composite stock index of 30 publicly-traded firms in the U.S. government contracting industry. In that segment aired Thursday, Wilkers and “In Depth” program host Francis Rose discussed some …

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Raytheon to Continue JPALS Testing, JSF Integration Work

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 13, 2015 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a $52 million contract to continue its testing and analysis of the U.S. Navy’s Joint Precision Approach Landing Systems platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Raytheon said the contract extends the company’s work on JPALS development, with focus now shifting …

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Deloitte Transition Lab Identifies CISO Challenges, Roles

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 13, 2015 — Deloitte held a daylong workshop for chief information security officers that looked to help participants identify their company’s information security priorities, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The findings of the CISO Transition Lab revealed some of the common challenges that CISOs face in their role …

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Connect for Health Colorado Expands CGI Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 13, 2015 — CGI (NYSE: GIB) has been awarded a contract to provide call center support for the State of Colorado’s health insurance marketplace. The five-year deal includes the establishment of an online broker portal, and call center performance upgrades and system maintenance work, CGI said …

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