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BAE, ManTech Vet Dave Wallen to Join KeyW as Advanced Cyber SVP

Dave Wallen, senior vice president of ManTech International‘s (Nasdaq: MANT) cyber operations and exploitation business, will officially join KeyW on Jan. 29 as SVP of the Hanover, Maryland-based company’s advanced cyber business. KeyW said Tuesday Wallen will bring more than 30 years of experience in leading strategies, growth and teams that support the intelligence …

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6 Companies Land Spots on Potential $200M DoD TTL Electronic Equipment IDIQ

Six companies have won spots on a potential $200 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide “tagging, tracking and locating” electronic equipment to military joint commands. Contractors will vie for task orders to acquire, field and perform logistics support for TTL equipment designed with airborne and maritime tracking features, as well as …

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Michele Cook Joins SOSi as Business Devt SVP

Michele Cook, a more than two-decade defense and intelligence market veteran, has been named senior vice president of business development at SOS International. SOSi said Monday Cook joins the company after she previously served as executive VP of business development at KeyW (Nasdaq: KEYW), which acquired Sotera Defense Solutions in March through a $235 million …

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Kirk Herdman Named KeyW Corporate Strategy, Business Devt EVP

Kirk Herdman, formerly executive vice president of corporate strategy at KeyW (Nasdaq: KEYW), has been named EVP of corporate strategy and business development at the Hanover, Maryland-based contractor. KeyW said Friday Herdman succeeds Michele Cook, who will leave her role as business development EVP to pursue other career goals. Herdman joined …

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KeyW’s Sotera Subsidiary Lands Task Order for Software Engineering Support to Army CECOM

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 11, 2017 — Sotera Defense Solutions will provide software engineering, information technology infrastructure and other related services to the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command under an $18 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. KeyW (Nasdaq: KEYW), Sotera’s parent company, said Thursday the task order is part of the previously …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: President Trump’s Cybersecurity Order & More

Weekly Roundup May 15 – May 19 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Last week President Trump signed an executive order to bolster our nation’s cybersecurity and maintain and strengthen U.S. cybersecurity capabilities. The order addresses the network security of U.S. government agencies, …

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GovConWire Weekly Roundup: M&A, Executive Moves and More

Weekly Roundup April 3 – April 7 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This week the GovCon industry witnessed several large-scale mergers and acquisitions, as well as a number of executive moves in both the public and private sectors. Computer Sciences …

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KeyW Wraps Up $235M Sotera Purchase

KeyW (Nasdaq: KEYW) has wrapped up its $235 million cash acquisition of Herndon, Virginia-based national security technology contractor Sotera Defense Solutions. Hanover, Maryland-based KeyW completed the transaction a month after it agreed to acquire Sotera as part of efforts to advance strategic growth and expand footprint in the intelligence community. Both companies expect the integration …

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KeyW-Sotera Deal Gets FTC Green Light, Firms Target 2Q 2017 for Closure

The Federal Trade Commission has given its approval for KeyW‘s (Nasdaq: KEYW) proposed $235 million all-cash acquisition of Sotera Defense Solutions. The FTC terminated the required 30-day waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 and the early termination notice brings the deal a step closer to completion, KeyW said Monday. KeyW first announced the …

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KeyW Inks $235M Cash Deal for Sotera in Intell Community Push

Hanover, Maryland-based cyber and geospatial services contractor KeyW (Nasdaq: KEYW) has agreed to purchase Herndon, Virginia-based national security technology provider Sotera Defense Solutions for $235 million cash in a push to add new and complementary work with the intelligence community and related government customers. Both companies estimate the combined entity will generate close to $535 million in …

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