Tag Archives: Defense Department

Dr. Robert Wah: CSC, HP, Allscripts Team to Pursue Military Health IT Contract

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC), Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) and Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) have partnered to compete for the Defense Department‘s multi-billion dollar Healthcare Management System Modernization contract. The companies aim to provide an enterprise platform that will work to integrate DoD’s disparate military e-health records systems and to help connect …

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Iraq Signs $102M Deal for OSI Systems Cargo, Vehicle Inspection Systems

Iraq’s military has purchased cargo and vehicle inspection systems made by OSI Systems‘ (NASDAQ: OSIS) security division under an estimated $102 million contract through the Defense Department‘s Foreign Military Sales program. Rapiscan Systems will also provide training, logistics support and spare parts, the company said Monday. OSI Systems is an electronic systems …

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Northrop to Continue Air Force Comms Relay Ops, Support Under $89M Modified Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) Space & Mission Systems has won a modification contract worth $89, 663, 365 to continue support for the U.S. Air Force’s airborne communications relay program. The change covers an additional year of maintenance and operations work on the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node payload aboard the E-11A …

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Wayne Prender to Lead Textron’s Unmanned Systems Ground Control Tech Business

Wayne Prender, formerly program director for Textron‘s (NYSE: TXT) small/medium-endurance unmanned aircraft systems business, has been appointed ground control technologies vice president at the Textron Systems segment. The company said Tuesday the seven-year Textron veteran will be in charge of its unmanned command-and-control systems, remote video terminals and other unmanned technology offerings. Prender has …

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Scott Turner Joins IntelliDyne as Healthcare IT Business Development Senior Director

Scott Turner, a 27-year veteran in government business development and electronic engineering, has joined IntelliDyne LLC as senior director of healthcare information technology business development. He will work to capture healthcare IT business opportunities within Defense Department and civilian agency markets, IntelliDyne said Friday. Turner most recently served as vice …

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Navy Awards Additional Mgmt Support Funding to Booz Allen, Engility, National Technologies & SAIC

The U.S. Navy has awarded a series of contract modifications for financial management and program support services to four companies that will compete for task orders to perform work. The Navy has established a $10, 553, 653 ceiling for the one-year ordering period and will obligate funding on individual task orders as they are …

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Andy Maner: IBM, Epic Extend Partnership to Chase DoD EHR Contract

IBM (NYSE: IBM) and medical information technology firm Epic have teamed up to pursue a Defense Department contract to modernize IT systems that are built to manage electronic health records of service members and their families. The team plans to offer DoD a joint technology platform that will aim to …

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Army Awards $774M to 6 Firms for IT Tools, Services

The U.S. Army has awarded a one-year, $774 million contract modification to six companies for information technology hardware, software and related services. The Army issued the modification to the contractors under the Information Technology Enterprise Solutions – 2 Hardware vehicle, the Defense Department said Monday. Funding and work locations will be …

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Good Technology Buys Fixmo’s US, Sentinel Integrity Services Assets; Christy Wyatt Comments

Good Technology has moved to grow its public sector business by acquiring certain assets of Fixmo such as Fixmo U.S. and the Sentinel Integrity Services business. Good Technology will incorporate the Fixmo assets into its mobility platform, work to expand its employee base and further the company’s research and development …

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John Jordan Named President for Wyle’s Weapons Systems Support and Analysis Group; Roger Wiederkehr Comments

John Jordan, formerly air and missile defense systems division lead of Wyle, has been named president of the company’s CAS group headquartered in Huntsville, Ala. Jordan succeeds George Prueitt and will report directly to Chief Operating Officer Roger Wiederkehr, Wyle said Thursday. “His dedication to our customers’ missions and his …

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