Tag Archives: Afghanistan

L-3 Wins Pair of Deals to Support Intelligence Ops in Afghanistan

L-3 Communications’ (NYSE: LLL) STRATIS division was included as one of three prime contractors for the Intelligence Support Services-Afghanistan (ISS-A) contract. According to the firm, “L-3 has already been awarded two firm fixed-price task orders valued at $36 million to provide intelligence support to the United States Forces-Afghanistan (USFOR-A).” The …

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Can You Hear Me Now?: ManTech to Work on Cell Communications in Afghanistan

ManTech International (NASDAQ: MANT) won a contract from the U.S. Army to support an Expeditionary Cellular Communications Service (ECCS) in Afghanistan. According to the firm, “ManTech will design, build and maintain an integrated communications system that will provide continuous cell phone coverage for operational forces in Afghanistan. The solution will …

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New DynCorp CEO Steve Gaffney Speaks Out

DynCorp International’s new CEO Steve Gaffney will step into the role of chief executive officer and president on Wednesday, and feels that he is ready to build of the successes of former CEO Bill Ballhaus: “Bill and I have worked closely together over the past several months, discussing the company’s …

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Bill Ballhaus Resigns from DynCorp, Replacement Steve Gaffney Comes in from IAP Worldwide

DynCorp International Chief Executive Officer and President Bill Ballhaus has announced his resignation. Ballhaus has been with the firm since 2008 and will remain on the company’s board of directors as vice chairman and will also become a strategic adviser to DynCorp’s new parent, Cerberus Capital Management L.P. “Over the …

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BAE Opens New Facilities in Afghanistan

BAE Systems opened a pair of new facilities to service and support services in Afghanistan. According to the firm, “the new facilities are located in Bagram and Kandahar and will provide complete maintenance and service capabilities in support of the company’s products in theater.” “BAE Systems’ new facilities will provide …

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General Dynamics Awarded Contract for Stryker Vehicles

General Dynamics was awarded a contract to conduct battle damage assessment and repair services for Stryker vehicles deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan. In addition to the contract, worth $84 million, General Dynamics also secured a contract worth $28 million for 474 hull protection kits and spare parts for Stryker vehicles. …

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Are DoD Budget Cuts Ever Coming?

We reported in June that new administration’s defense budget includes major cuts to Missile Defense, Future Combat Systems and Navy shipbuilding operations, kills programs to build a new presidential helicopter and a new communications satellite system, delays the development of a new bomber, and includes only four more of the …

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