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Today’s News from GovConWire

News – ITT Consolidates Defense Business Units – General Dynamics Receives NSA Certification for Secure Phone – UAE Announces Purchase of Six Boeing C-17s – CSC Survey: US Hospitals Only 50% Compliant with Meaningful Use Criteria for EHRs – Green Construction To Account For Billions In Wages – Featured Job …

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UAE Announces Purchase of Six Boeing C-17s

Boeing and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Air Force have announced a contract for the UAE’s acquisition of six Boeing C-17 Globemaster III advanced airlifters. The UAE, which announced in 2009 that it would modernize its airlift capabilities with the C-17, is the second Middle East nation to order the …

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SAIC Completes Acquisition of Spectrum San Diego

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has announced that its acquisition of Spectrum San Diego, a high-technology security firm specializing in ultra-low-dose X-ray scanning systems, has been completed.Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. SAIC acquired Spectrum’s CarScan product line under the agreement, which scans cars and vans in the normal …

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L-3 Appoints New Vice President of Washington Operations

L-3 Communications has announced the appointment of retired General Richard A. Cody as vice president of Washington Operations.  He will be based in Washington, DC and report to Michael T. Strianese, L-3’s chairman, president and CEO. General Cody succeeds retired General Jimmie V. Adams, who will remain with L-3 in …

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Keane Appoints new CFO

Keane announced earlier this month the appointment of David Kaminsky as chief financial officer and executive vice president. Kaminsky previously served as CFO of Altegrity since 2005. Prior to working at Altegrity, Kaminsky held positions with Peat Marwick and General Electric. While working at GE, Kaminsky held positions in the …

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Today’s News from GovCon Wire

SAIC wins contract from Air Force Paradigm Solutions wins two contracts Jim O’Neill Joins Board at NeuralIQ ManTech names Robert Frisbee SVP for Mission, Cyber and Technology Solutions group General Dynamics wins modification to contract BAE Systems awarded contract from French military SRA International Awarded DHS Contract Lockheed Martin donates …

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Lockheed Martin donates money to preserve history

On December 25, 2009, Lockheed Martin pledged to donate $400, 000 to the Washington Crossing Historical Park in Washington Crossing, PA. The park has recently seen budget cuts due to lack of state funding. The funds will be used to build an educational wing in the visitor’s center for the …

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BAE Systems Equips Helicopters with Missile Defenses

BAE Systems has delivered and installed the Advanced Threat Infrared Countermeasures successfully on the US Army CH-47D Chinook helicopter. The Chinook is used extensively in Afghanistan to move troops and supplies to remote areas. The system is designed to improve the survivability of the aircraft. It is a directable countermeasures …

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CSC and NASA Successful Test Launch

NASA and CSC in a joint venture successful test launched the Ares I-X test vehicle at the Kennedy Space Center.  For the historic launch CSC provided essential range services and managed the joint venture known as Computer Sciences Raytheon. On the day of the launch, about 150 personnel provided radar …

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Northrop Grumman Completes sale of TASC

Northrop Grumman announced Friday the conclusion of its sale of TASC, Inc., its advisory services business, to a group of investors led by General Atlantic LLC and affiliates of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. TASC was sold for $1.65 billion. Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs represented Northrop Grumman in …

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