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BAE Systems Wins $24M DLA Radar Contract

BAE Systems’ information and electronic systems business has won a maximum $24, 062, 919 million firm-fixed-price from the Defense Logistics Agency. BAE will install advanced radar warning receiver ship sets on C-130 aircrafts. Work will be performed in New Jersey and New York with Aug. 13 2013 set as the completion date. …

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ITT to Provide Army with UAV Surveillance Solutions

ITT Corp.(NYSE: ITT ) has won a U.S. federal contract to provide software and hardware solutions for the collection, processing and dissemination of full-motion video and wide-area airborne surveillance from unmanned aircraft. Contract items will include processing solutions for collaborative operations. The company will deliver the solutions to the U.S. Army project manager for …

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VSE Wins Potential $1.5B Contract From US Naval Sea Systems

VSE Corporation (NASDAQ: VSEC) has won a one-year $277 million cost-plus-award-fee, indefinite-delivery and quantity contract from the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command. The contract options, if exercised, have a potential value of $1.5 billion over a five-year period. Per the contract, VSE will provide continuous lifecycle support for naval vessels bought, …

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GovCon Wire’s September Executive Move Recap

Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) board of directors appointed former Continental Airlines CEO Lark Kellner as a new director of the board, where he will serve on the audit and finance committees. Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) appointed Alan Weakley president of its North American public sector defense group, where he will lead strategic direction, planning …

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ITT Corp. Looks to Raise $100M in ‘Dutch Auction’ Debt Sale

ITT Corp. (NYSE: ITT) is seeking to raise $100 million in a “Dutch auction” bond offering of 7.4 percent debt instruments that come due in 2025. The company said that $87.5 million of principal had been tendered as of 5 p.m. EST on Oct. 3. ITT has retained J.P. Morgan Securities …

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Boeing Names Former Continental CEO Larry Kellner as Board Director; Jim McNerney Comments

Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) board of directors has appointed Lark Kellner as a new director of the board, where he will serve on the audit and finance committees. Kellner, 52, is president of Houston-based private equity firm Emerald Creek Group and served as CEO of Continental Airlines from 2004 through 2009. …

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DynCorp Joint Venture Wins Navy Contract Worth Up to $900M

DynCorp International’s and Parson’s joint venture, Global Contingency Response Services, has been awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinate-quantity contract by the U.S. Navy valued at up to $900 million. GRS is one of four contractors providing global contingency services to the Naval Facilities Engineering Command. Services are to be provided worldwide over a maximum …

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HP Buys Autonomy Corp to Expand Enterprise Information Offerings

HP (NYSE: HPQ) has acquired control of Autonomy Corporation plc., buying approximately 87.34 percent of Autonomy shares for $33.77 per share in cash. The acquisition positions HP in control of Autonomy and as leader in the enterprise information management space. Autonomy provides IT solutions for unstructured and structured information with data analytics, …

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SAIC CEO Walt Havenstein to Retire June 2012

SAIC Inc. (NYSE: SAI) has announced that Walt Havenstein will retire as the company’s CEO, effective June 15, 2012. Havenstein said he was leaving for personal reasons. Havenstein has been an executive industry leader for more than 25 years and served as BAE Systems Inc.’s CEO prior to joining SAIC in September 2009. “The …

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Dell Hires Former Va. Tech Secretary As GM of Defense, National Security

  Dell Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL) has hired George Newstrom to be executive director and general manager for its federal government defense and national security business, effective immediately, Washington Technology has learned. The appointment is for a new position at the company. Newstrom will report to Rich Pineda, president of Dell Services …

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