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NASA Taps Eight Companies to Study Space Comms for Scientific, Economic Benefits

NASA has awarded eight U.S. firms a total of $4M to investigate concepts that will aid existing and future space transmission systems. The goal of their five-month research period is to gain data that will assist near-Earth missions that are scheduled to begin in the mid-2020s. The agency said Thursday …

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Jim Bottorff Named HighPoint Global CFO

Jim Bottorff, formerly chief financial officer for North America at Idemia, has been appointed to the same role at citizen experience and federal information technology systems provider HighPoint Global. He will lead HighPoint’s financial and accounting operations and strategies in support of the company’s efforts to further develop and deliver …

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Kathy Warden, CEO of Northrop Grumman, Her Fourth Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Kathy Warden, chief executive officer of Northrop Grumman, with her fourth Wash100 Award on Monday. Executive Mosaic recognizes Warden for leading Northrop’s enterprise services, four operating sectors and securing major contracts for the company. We are pleased to present the most …

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GDIT’s Amy Gilliland: People & Tech Key to Move Business Forward

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 7, 2019 — Amy Gilliland, president of General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology business, told her audience at the GDIT Emerge event last month that the company leverages its people and technology to continue to advance in the market, ExecutiveBiz reported April 25. MeriTalk reported April …

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Comtech Buys General Dynamics’ Next Generation 911 Business, Wins $100M Emergency Comms Tech Contract

Comtech Telecommunications (Nasdaq: CMTL) has acquired a General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business that offered a 9-1-1 emergency communications system to state and local government clients. Comtech said Monday it added 60 employees as a result of the Next Generation 911 acquisition from General Dynamics’ information technology segment and secured a …

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Accenture-Led Team Wins Potential $2B DOE IT Support BPA; John Goodman Quoted

An industry team led by Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal services unit won a potential five-year, $2B blanket purchase agreement to help the Department of Energy implement a cloud-based framework for information technology services. Accenture said Monday it teamed up with General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), Unisys (NYSE: UIS) and Red River to accelerate DOE’s …

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PwC Report: Global Aerospace and Defense M&A Deal Value Reached $4B in Q1 2019

A new PwC report says the value of global mergers and acquisitions in the aerospace and defense sector was $4B in the first quarter of 2019, down 73 percent from the prior year period and 45 percent lower than the 10-year average. PwC said the number of M&A deals in the A&D …

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GDIT to Sustain NGA GEOINT Content Systems Under $42M Deal

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 24, 2019 — General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology business will work with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to maintain several software platforms, applications and databases that the agency uses to store GEOINT data, as part of a potential $42.5M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. NGA said in …

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GDIT’s Yogesh Khanna Outlines Increased Collaboration, Integration a Year After CSRA Deal

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 22, 2019 — Yogesh Khanna, senior vice president and chief technology officer of General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology business, said the company’s acquisition of CSRA in 2018 has advanced a culture of collaboration and “cross pollination” potential among the former’s market-facing divisions, ExecutiveBiz reported April …

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General Dynamics Gets $269M Contract Modification to Produce Submarine Missile Tubes for US, UK

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary has received a nine-year, $269.2M contract modification to provide 42 missile tubes and outfitting material for the U.S. Navy’s Columbia-class ballistic missile submarines and the British navy’s Dreadnought-class underwater vessels. Naval Sea Systems Command issued the modification under the U.S.-UK Common Missile Compartment program, …

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