Tag Archives: Defense Department

Harris, Motorola Solutions Land Army Mobile Radio System Modernization Contracts

Harris (NYSE: HRS) and Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) have each received a potential five-year, $461.2 million contract to help the U.S. Army update its land mobile radio system infrastructure. Both companies will also provide modern technology to replace Army mobile radios, the Defense Department said Thursday. The Army Contracting Command will determine the funds …

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Leidos’ Jerry Hogge Notes ‘Milestone’ in VA’s Move to Adopt Commercial EHR System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 6, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) Senior Vice President, Defense Health & International Jerry Hogge has lauded the Department of Veterans Affairs‘ move to adopt a commercial electronic health record system that is interoperable with that of the Defense Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. “The VA secretary’s decision …

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Larry Prior: CSRA Targets Federal IT Modernization Projects as NES Buy Closes

CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has closed its acquisition of NES Associates in a push to help government clients accelerate adoption of new information technology platforms for their digital transformation efforts. CSRA President and CEO Larry Prior first announced the deal at the company’s 2017 fiscal-year earnings call held May 24. Prior, an inductee …

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Cisco’s Carl De Groote: Skilled Workforce, Automation Tools to Bolster DoD Cyber Strategy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 5, 2017 — Carl De Groote, senior director for Defense Department programs at Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO), has said a combination of automation technology and a highly skilled workforce will help DoD build on its cybersecurity, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. He wrote in a guest piece published Saturday in Signal Magazine that DoD …

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L3 to Support Army ROVER Tech Under Contracts Worth $63M Combined

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 5, 2017 — L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) has secured $63.5 million in contracts from the U.S. Army to supply hardware and provide engineering technical services in support of Remotely Operated Video Enhanced Receiver technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the company will perform contract work at its facility …

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Lockheed Gets $74M in Navy Contract Modifications for Lots 11, 12 F-35 Parts, Engineering Support

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) two contract modifications worth approximately $73.9 million combined to provide materials and services to support the low-rate initial production of F-35 Lightning II aircraft. Lockheed will provide long-lead parts and components for additional five lot 12 F-35B fighter jets under a $43.9 million …

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IBM’s Lisa Mascolo: VA-DoD EHR Update Collaboration Key to Health Services Transformation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 3, 2017 — Lisa Mascolo, managing director for the U.S. federal sector at IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) global business services segment, has said the collaboration between the Department of Veterans Affairs and Defense Department in updating the former’s electronic health records system works to transform services to veterans, ExecutiveGov reported Wednesday. …

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Leidos Board Adds Former DoD Acquisition Chief Frank Kendall; Roger Krone Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 3, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has added Frank Kendall, former undersecretary for acquisition, technology and logistics at the Defense Department, to the company’s board of directors where he will contribute to corporate management, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. Chairman and CEO Roger Krone, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s …

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Sikorsky Lands Potential $5B Army Contract for Black Hawk Helicopter Production

Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) Sikorsky subsidiary has secured a potential $5.2 billion contract to build H-60 Black Hawk helicopters for the U.S. Army and foreign military sales customers. The contract has an initial value of $3.8 billion and covers the production of 257 units of the UH-60M utility and HH-60M medical …

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HII Gets $437M in Navy Contract Modifications for Submarine Overhaul & Landing Platform Dock Construction

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has received two contract modifications worth a combined $437.5 million from the U.S. Navy to support an engineered overhaul of a Los Angeles-class submarine and construction of a San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock. HII will execute maintenance, repair, routine and test work on the USS Columbus (SSN 762) submarine through …

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