Tag Archives: DOD

HP Wins $56M to Update DoD Security Clearance Systems; Marilyn Crouther Comments

HP (NYSE: HPQ) has won a $56 million task order to update personnel security clearance systems at the Defense Department’s defense manpower data center. The company will also develop a new Joint Verification System for the Defense Information System for Security using HP Transformation and Integration Services, HP said Thursday. “To meet the complex …

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Potomac Officers Club Event Featuring DoD CIO Teri Takai is Less than a Month Away

On Thursday, September 26 the Potomac Officers Club will hold yet another event in its “headline speakers on headline topics” series when Teri Takai,  assistant secretary of defense for networks and information integration and CIO of the Defense Department, visits 2941 restaurant to speak to industry executives. Takai is just the …

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Deltek Analyzes DoD, OMB Cyber Budget

Deltek has noted discrepancies in the cybersecurity budget request figures of the Defense Department and the Office of Management and Budget, The Washington Post reported Monday. John Slye, an advisory research analyst at Deltek and author of the report, quoted news reports as saying the Pentagon is seeking $4.6 billion …

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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 …

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ManTech to Engineer AF Space, Missile Systems

A ManTech International (NASDAQ: MANT) subsidiary has won a $15, 297, 820 contract modification to perform systems engineering and integration work for U.S. Air Force space and missile systems. ManTech SRS Technologies will perform work at three Air Force Bases in Los Angeles and Vanderberg, Calif. as well as Cape …

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DoD, DIA Award 9 Contractors $750M Intelligence Training Contract

The U.S. Defense Department and the Defense Intelligence Agency‘s Virginia contracting activity has awarded nine companies spots on an intelligence training contract valued at $750 million over a five-year period. According to the contract announcement, the Pentagon expects the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to expire on Nov. 30, 2017. The nine companies included in …

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Thales to Buy Florida-based SATCOM Company

Thales Communications today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire satellite communications firm, Tampa Microwave. The acquisition is conditional upon receiving certain regulatory approvals and is expected to close in the first quarter of 2012. Tampa Microwave will operate as a subsidiary of Thales Communications, Inc., a Thales USA …

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George Helm to Lead Harris RF Communications’ DoD Business

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has named George Helm president of its RF Communications division’s Defense Department business unit, as part of a dual executive move announcement today. He will succeed Brendan O’Connell, who was appointed to lead the division’s international tactical communications business. GovConExecutive has more information on O’Connell’s new position, here. Helm …

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Boeing Submits Proposal to Army for Production of 155 CH-47F Helicopters

Boeing  (NYSE: BA) has submitted a proposal to the U.S. Army for a multi-year contract for the production and delivery of 155 CH-47F helicopters. The second five-year, firm fixed-price proposal would provide the Army with close to the full complement of 464 Chinooks outlined in the U.S. Defense Department’s program of …

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Harris to Provide Avionics Infrastructure for Lockheed F-35 Production

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has been awarded a contract from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to provide avionics infrastructure components for the Defense Department‘s F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft. The contract covers the production of up to 32 additional aircraft with more than 90 low-rate initial production aircraft under contract to date. More …

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