Tag Archives: Coast Guard

General Dynamics Subsidiary Gets $116M Option on US Military Aircraft Logistics Support Contract

A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary has received a one-year, $115.7 million contract modification to continue to provide logistics support for the C-20 and C-37 aircraft platforms of the U.S. Air Force, Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard. The Defense Department said Wednesday that General Dynamics’ Gulfstream Aerospace business will perform work in Florida, …

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Former Coast Guard CIO Robert Day to Head Blackberry’s Federal Cyber Center & FedRAMP Efforts

Robert Day,  a retired U.S. Coast Guard rear admiral and former USCG chief information officer, has been appointed by Blackberry (Nasdaq: BBRY) to manage the mobile device maker’s new federal Cybersecurity Operations Center and Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program product initiatives. Day is a federal information technology and cybersecurity veteran who …

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Huntington Ingalls to Buy Camber for $380M to Add IT, Govt Services Market Footprints

Military shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has agreed to acquire government services contractor Camber Corp. for $380 million in a move to diversify revenue and add new information technology work with U.S. defense, intelligence and civilian agencies. Huntington Ingalls’ move for Camber comes in a year where other larger defense prime contractors …

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General Dynamics to Support Coast Guard Search-and-Rescue Program Under $126M Follow-On Award

A business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has received a potential three-year, $125.6 million contract for support work on the U.S. Coast Guard‘s command, control and direction-finding communications system. General Dynamics Mission Systems will provide Rescue 21 program management, system maintenance and sustainment engineering services to the USCG’s Command, Control, and Communications Engineering Center, the company said …

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Apprio Names Healthcare Veteran David Wade as Chief Medical Officer

Apprio has appointed David Wade, a 25-year healthcare veteran and former Hayes chief medical officer, to the CMO post and he will responsible for clinical health programs in support of federal agencies. Apprio said Monday he will be in charge of the company’s offerings for agencies such as Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Department of …

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Reuters: USAF, Lockheed Strike Verbal C-130J Production Deal

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the U.S. Air Force have a verbal agreement in place on a five-year production contract for C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, a company spokesperson said in an interview with Reuters posted Thursday. Joe LaMarca told Reuters the multi-year II contract covers the production of up to 83 transport planes for the service branch, …

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Weekly Roundup Aug 10 – Aug 14 2015

Weekly Roundup Aug 10 – Aug 14 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Second quarter earnings season has concluded for many GovCon firms and all five of the industry’s most notable U.S.-based identities reported results that surpassed Wall Street analyst forecasts. …

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Jim French: Huntington Ingalls to Build 8th Coast Guard NSC Ship

The U.S. Coast Guard has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ (NYSE: HII) shipbuilding arm a $76.5 million contract to buy equipment for the USCG’s eighth National Security Cutter ship. Ingalls Shipbuilding will use the money to purchase steel, propulsion systems, electrical switchboards, major castings and generators, among other materials, HII said …

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Tetra Tech to Help Coast Guard Perform Environmental Services

Tetra Tech (NASDAQ: TTEK) will help the U.S. Coast Guard carry out environmental services under a five-year, $60 million contract. The company will work with the USCG to conduct environmental compliance and restoration, fulfill environmental liabilities and achieve planning and sustainability programs, Tetra Tech said Wednesday. Work will occur at structures such …

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Northrop to Help Coast Guard Update Polar Ice Breakers; Bill Hannon Comments

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a five-year, $5 million contract to update and maintain software and navigation systems for two U.S. Coast Guard polar ice breakers. The company will assemble navigation hardware for the Polar Star and Healy and also provide crew training and technical assistance to the Coast Guard, …

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