Tag Archives: General Dynamics

Lockheed Named Largest Contract Recipient in DOD’s Fiscal 2019 State-Level Spending Report

FY 2019 defense spending by state report

A state-by-state analysis of Department of Defense spending showed Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) took the first three spots on a list of top 10 contract awardees during fiscal year 2019. The list also includes General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), BAE Systems, Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII), Humana (NYSE: HUM), L3 Technologies, which now operates as L3Harris Technologies (NYSE: LHX) after it merged with Harris, Raytheon and United Technologies Corp. Raytheon and UTC merged in April 2020 and the combined entity now runs as Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX).

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Cybersecurity Vet Robert Carey Joins Cloudera to Lead Government-Focused Business

Robert Carey, president of Cloudera's Govt Solutions

Cloudera (NYSE: CLDR) has appointed Robert Carey, a public sector cybersecurity veteran, as president of the company's government solutions business and a vice president within its public sector unit, according to G2Xchange FedCiv. Carey brings more than three decades of federal work experience to the Palo Alto-based enterprise data management software provider.

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Former KeyW Exec Kirk Herdman Appointed VTG National Security Solutions Business Head

Kirk Herdman President

Kirk Herdman, formerly executive vice president of business and corporate development at KeyW, has joined VTG as president of the Chantilly, Virginia-based company's national security solutions unit. John Hassoun, VTG president and CEO, describes Herdman as “a thoughtful leader who brings a wealth of strategic insight, technical expertise, and operational savvy to this new role, as well as an impressive track record growing public- and private-sector businesses in the GovCon market.”

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General Dynamics Unit Gets $4B Army Contract to Produce Modern Battle Tanks

Abrams M1A2 SEPv3

General Dynamics' (NYSE: GD) land systems unit has won a $4.62B contract to provide the U.S. Army a set of new Abrams M1A2 battle tanks in the most modern configuration. The company will deliver Abrams units with System Enhancement Package Version 3 through June 17, 2028, the Department of Defense said Friday.

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Serco Inc.’s Dave Dacquino Asks GovCon Execs to Support Transitioning Vets via Labor Dept’s Apprenticeship Pilot Program

Dave Dacquino Chairman and CEO Serco Inc.

Dave Dacquino, chairman and CEO of Serco Inc. and a previous Wash100 winner, is challenging executives in the GovCon industry to commit to providing employment opportunities for transitioning service members by participating in the Department of Labor's veteran apprenticeship pilot program.

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