Tag Archives: Defense Department

Bechtel Wins $296M for Navy Nuclear Propulsion Components

Bechtel‘s plant machinery division has won a $296, 442, 784 contract modification to continue providing nuclear propulsion components to the U.S. Navy. The Navy is allocating its fiscal year 2013 shipbuilding and conversion contract funds for this award and they will not expire at the end of the current fiscal …

Read More »

Dave Tarbell Named EADS North America Compliance Head; Sean O’Keefe Comments

Dave Tarbell, a former defense deputy under secretary for technology security policy, has joined EADS North America as chief compliance officer and vice president of trade and security. The 20-year Defense Department veteran will oversee the company’s trade and security compliance functions including ethics, EADS North America said Monday. He …

Read More »

Jim McAleese: The 2013 Sequester and How GovCon Firms Have Responded so Far

Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates,  recently caught up with Executive Mosaic, parent company of the Potomac Officers Club (P.O.C) and publisher of GovCon Wire, to provide some detailed insight and perspective into the 2013 sequester. McAleese will be speaking on May 14 at the P.O.C’s Post-Sequestration Summit with nine other …

Read More »

Ron Mason Appointed ASRC Federal C4ISR Group SVP; Paul Dillahay Comments

Ron Mason, a former program executive officer for the U.S. Air Force, joined ASRC Federal as senior vice president for the C4ISR solutions group (command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance). The former Senior Executive Service official will be responsible for developing business strategies and identifying business opportunities across …

Read More »

Northrop to Update Navy Growler Electronic Systems

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a $7 million delivery order to update electronic attack systems used on the U.S. Navy‘s fleet of EA-16G Growler jets, built by Boeing (NYSE: BA). The order is a ceiling-priced award under a basic ordering agreement, the Defense Department said Thursday. Work will occur …

Read More »

Peter Sherlock Promoted to MITRE SVP, Director of Bedford Operations

MITRE Corp. has promoted Peter Sherlock, former executive director for integration at its National Security Engineering Center, to senior vice president and director for the company’s Bedford operations. Sherlock will oversee MITRE’s research in cybersecurity, aviation, homeland security, law enforcement, finance and healthcare at its Bedford, Mass. campus, as well …

Read More »

Boeing to Update Poseidon Training System

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has won a $21, 459, 925 contract modification to update the training system support center for the U.S. Navy‘s P-8A Poseidon maritime aircraft. This modification covers lot three of low rate initial production and also includes tools and data for the plane’s weapons tactics trainer, the Defense …

Read More »

Calibre Team Wins $217M Defense Enterprise IT BPA

Calibre Systems and a team of subcontractors have won a potential five-year $217.5 million blanket purchase agreement to help the Defense Department carry out enterprise information technology projects. The multiple award BPA with the department’s office of the chief information officer comprises of a base year and one-year options, Calibre …

Read More »

Lockheed Wins $217M DoD Info Environment Contract; Willie Callahan Comments

Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) has won a position on a potential five-year $217 million contract to provide the U.S. Defense Department with information management tools and services that would help carry out its missions. Work for the agency’s Chief Information Office includes the creation of a joint information environment …

Read More »

Ball Aerospace to Research AF Weather Satellite Tech; Tim Harris Comments

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has won a contract from the U.S. Air Force to develop concepts for measuring soil moisture and ocean surface vector winds by using a microwave instrument. The Defense Department is requiring the ideas for microwave sounding and imaging technology to be used for future weather …

Read More »