Press Releases

Lockheed Secures $78M Chinook Training Systems Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 5, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) securing a $78 million contract to develop a Chinook Mk6 training system for the British air force. Work on the project to span 12 years includes training center design and simulator and virtual reality technology …

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SRA Uses Oracle PeopleSoft for USCG Payroll System Update; Mark Johnson Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 5, 2015 — SRA International said it has completed consolidation of the U.S. Coast Guard’s 30-year-old payroll platform using Oracle’s (NYSE: ORCL) PeopleSoft Global Payroll system, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The modernization project sought to include human resource support for the Public Health Service and the National Oceanic and …

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David Wajsgras: Raytheon Eyes Portfolio Growth with New Cyber Tech Center

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 5, 2015 — David Wajsgras, president of the intelligence, information and services division at Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), said the company expects the newly launched Global Cyber Solutions Center to help grow its cyber risk management portfolio, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The cyber hub, which opened in Sterling, …

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Boeing Eyes Phantom Badger as Possible ULCV Entry

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 4, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday that Boeing (NYSE: BA) could consider offering its Phantom Badger truck to the U.S. Army’s proposed ultra-light combat vehicle program. “We haven’t made the determination that we’re going to pursue the ULCV, ” Kim McCamon, program manager at Boeing, told Sydney Freedberg …

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Stephanie Hill Seeks Out Industry for Early Start Versus STEM Talent Shortage

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 4, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday on Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) Stephanie Hill urging industry leaders to do more to engage and encourage youngsters into taking up science, technology, engineering and mathematics subjects and considering STEM careers to help fill the burgeoning demand for STEM talent. “We …

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Edward Sheehan: Concurrent Continues Warfighter Support Work with New DLA Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 4, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday on Concurrent Technologies Corp. being awarded a potential $2.2 million contract to provide sustainment and support for the Defense Logistics Agency’s diminishing manufacturing sources shared data warehouse. “The DMS SDW allows the DMSMS Program Office to identify and disseminate the …

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David Wajsgras: Raytheon Continues Philippine Partnership with Phase 2 Work on Maritime Border Security

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 4, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday on Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) securing phase two of a Philippine maritime border security project under a $25 million Defense Threat Reduction Agency contract. The second increment includes systems integration and upgrades, training and sustainment work in support of the national …

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John Sanders Joins OGSystems Board; Omar Balkissoon Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 4, 2015 — GovCon Executive reported Wednesday on John Sanders joining OGSystems’ board of directors, bringing with him years of leadership experience and insights through his work with security technologies and risk-based security initiatives. Prior to OGSystems, Sanders was chief technology officer at the Transportation Security …

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Ross Garrity Set to Assume Global Markets Lead at CenturyLink

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 3, 2015 — GovCon Executive reported Tuesday on CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) announcing the promotion of Ross Garrity to president of the company’s global markets group. CenturyLink said Tuesday Garrity, who assumes the post on an interim basis following the retirement of his predecessor Karen Puckett in …

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Iron Mountain Offers Canadian Electronic Health Records Mgmt Tool

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 3, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on Iron Mountain‘s (NYSE: IRM) launch of a new health data management platform designed to ease organizations’ transition to electronic records. Iron Mountain said Monday the Canadian Health Information Management Solution includes cloud-based data mapping and eRecords consultation options. “Iron Mountain …

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