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Adobe’s John Landwehr: Personalized Digital Services Key to Citizen-Centric Experience

John Landwehr, a vice president and public sector chief technology officer at Adobe Systems (Nasdaq: ADBE), has said government agencies seeking to deliver the same type of user-centric experience that the private sector offers should personalize the digital experience and tailor it to the individual needs of citizens. Landwehr wrote that in order …

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Spirit AeroSystems Inks $650M Cash Deal for Asco’s Parent Company

Spirit AeroSystems (NYSE: SPR) has agreed to buy Asco Industries’ Belgium-based parent company, S.R.I.F., for approximately $650 million in cash. Wichita, Kan.-based Spirit said Wednesday it expects to use new debt to fund the transaction that is scheduled to conclude in the second half of 2018, pending regulatory clearances and …

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State Dept OKs $180M in F-16 Training Support, Precision Guided Kit Requests From Netherlands

The State Department has approved two foreign military sales agreements worth approximately $180 million combined for the Dutch government to buy from the U.S. government M1156 precision guided kits as well as defense services and articles in support of its air force’s F-16 training unit. The Netherlands requested to purchase …

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Govini Report: Federal Investment in Space, Hypersonic Tech Hit $83B in FY 2011-2017

A Govini report says U.S. government investments in space and hypersonic technologies from fiscal years 2011 through 2017 reached approximately $83 billion and annual government spending on such platforms rose by 6 percent over the period, SpaceNews reported Sunday. United Launch Alliance ranked first in the top 15 vendors list …

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Sean Palleschi named Cubic Global Defense financial operations VP, controller; Dave Buss comments

Sean Palleschi, formerly associate finance director of aerostructures division at United Technologies Corp.’s (NYSE: UTX) aerospace systems business, has joined Cubic’s (NYSE: CUB) global defense segment as vice president of financial operations and controller. Dave Buss, president of Cubic Global Defense, said in a statement published Tuesday Palleschi’s previous experience as …

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CACI Drops Acquisition Bid for CSRA; Ken Asbury Comments

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has withdrawn its bid to purchase CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) for $44.00 per share in cash and stock, or approximately $7.2 billion. “We will continue our aggressive pursuit of strategic opportunities, judiciously and without engaging in auctions at uneconomic levels,” CACI CEO Ken Asbury said in a statement …

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CACI Offers $7.2B Cash & Stock for CSRA

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has offered to acquire CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) for approximately $7.2 billion in cash and stock, or $44.00 per share, in a bid to form a combined entity that will deliver mission services and enterprise support offerings to government clients. Arlington, Virginia-based CACI said Sunday its board …

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Army Vet Ted Harrison Joins TAPE in SVP Role; Louisa Long Jaffe Comments

Technical and Project Engineering has appointed Theodore “Ted” Harrison, a retired U.S. Army major general, as senior vice president of the company’s products division. He will lead the newly established division in efforts to develop training products and service offerings for the government and commercial sectors, TAPE said Friday. Louisa Long Jaffe, TAPE president and …

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Verscend Acquires General Dynamics’ Healthcare Payment IT Suite

Verscend Technologies has acquired payer-focused healthcare information technology platforms of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) for an undisclosed amount. Waltham, Massachusetts-based Verscend said Friday it intends for the acquisition to grow the company’s portfolio of healthcare payment integrity, analytics and reporting products designed to help clients address healthcare fraud, waste and abuse. “An estimated …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up – This Week’s Wash100 Top Movers: GovCon Executives Outpace Government Counterparts

Weekly Roundup February 26 – March 2, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes This Week’s Wash100 Top Movers: GovCon Executives Outpace Government Counterparts Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO We’re now six weeks into the 5th Annual Wash100 season and this week GovCon Executives outpaced Government Executives in the “Movers This Week” category …

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