Tag Archives: Engineering

Transforming Perspecta Into a $7.1B Company; The Journey of Mac Curtis

Perspecta, the Chantilly, Virginia-based government technology services contractor, announced in January that it will be acquired by Veritas Capital for $7.1 billion in cash, or $29.35 per share. Veritas Capital, which holds approximately 14.5 percent of Perspecta’s outstanding shares, intends to combine Perspecta with Peraton, another government technology provider and …

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Space Experts to Share Insights on Tech Development & Defense Modernization

Since its inception in 2019, the Space Development Agency (SDA) has continually worked to develop and modernize architecture concepts, systems designs, innovative technologies and emerging capabilities to enable leaders across the space domain to leverage next-generation space capabilities that increase warfighters’ lethality, maneuverability and survivability. During Potomac Officers Club’s 2021 …

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Oshkosh Closes Pratt Miller Buy; John Pfeifer Quoted

Oshkosh (NYSE: OSK) has closed its acquisition of engineering company Pratt Miller in a debt- and cash-free transaction worth approximately $115M. “This acquisition will allow us to leverage Pratt Miller’s experience and innovation in areas such as artificial intelligence, robotics, autonomous and connected systems and electrification, positioning our Company for …

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Navy Launches Rolling Admissions for $50B SeaPort Next Generation IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has issued a new solicitation to expand the current of pool of vendors competing for task orders under the potential 10-year, $50B SeaPort Next Generation contract vehicle for professional services.  A notice posted Monday on the beta SAM website says the service has launched a rolling admissions …

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Federal Agencies Expedite R&D Initiatives Moving into 2021

Since the onset of COVID-19, the government and industry have expedited the development process for new technologies and offerings to remain competitive in the evolving landscape. Innovation units across the nation have focused on artificial intelligence, autonomy and robotics, to support data and networks.  During Potomac Officers Club’s 7th Annual …

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Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit to Discuss 5G Adaptation, Innovation, Challenges

5G Summit

During Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit, notable private and public sector executives will discuss the impact that innovative technologies and 5G integration have on the private and public sectors, the steps the federal agencies have taken to remain up to speed with the rapid advancement of technology, and the future programs, plans and priorities as the nation aligns with emerging technology.

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Chuck Prow: Vectrus to Buy Zenetex in Intelligence Community, Digital Tech Expansion Push

Chuck Prow, president and CEO of Vectrus

Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) has agreed to acquire technology services provider Zenetex for approximately $112M as part of efforts to advance its converged infrastructure strategy and expand its customer base with the addition of new intelligence, defense and foreign military sales clients. "Zenetex broadens our reach into the Intelligence Community and expands our engineering and digital technology offerings, which is critical as we expand our capabilities to help our clients' transition to a more instrumented and converged approach to supply chain and facility management,” said Chuck Prow, president and CEO of Vectrus and a 2020 Wash100 award winner.

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Oshkosh Strikes $115M Deal for Pratt Miller; John Pfeifer Quoted

John Pfeifer President and COO Oshkosh

Oshkosh (NYSE: OSK) has agreed to acquire engineering company Pratt Miller for approximately $115M in a debt- and cash-free transaction. Pratt Miller will retain its name, branding, team members and facilities and Oshkosh said Tuesday it expects the transaction to close during the first quarter of calendar year 2021, subject to customary closing conditions.

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Amentum Wins $88M Task Order for Navy EO/IR Tech R&D Services; Jill Bruning Quoted

Jill Bruning, IS4 Business President of Amentum

Amentum has received a five-year, $88 million task order to help the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, develop and sustain maritime electro-optic technology. The task order falls under the Department of Defense Information Analysis Center’s multiple-award contract vehicle.

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SPA Wins GSA OASIS Contract to Provide Engineering Services; William Vantine Quoted

William Vantine President

Systems Planning and Analysis (SPA) has been awarded a multiyear General Services Administration's (GSA) One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services (OASIS) contract. “This OASIS award will provide increased opportunities for our highly educated and talented workforce to deliver our creative and leading edge solutions supporting our national security mission,” said Dr. William Vantine, president and CEO of SPA. 

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