Tag Archives: Navy

EM’s Weekly Roundup: Lockheed Receives $1.3B F-35 Sustainment Contract; Altamira to Lead GSA $997M MEGASTAR BPA; Intelligent Waves Wins Spot on USAF ABMS Contract; David Mutryn Named Maximus CFO; Ravi Dankanikote Joins SAIC as Defense Civilian BD SVP

Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards Fortinet Announces Extension of Free Network Security Expert Training Catalogue Fortinet will continue to offer its catalogue of self-paced Network Security Expert Training Institute courses for free in a bid to meet the demand for cybersecurity professionals and bridge skills gap. …

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Dr. Joe Evans Addresses DOD’s 5G Experiments & Upcoming Solicitations

Dr. Joe Evans Technical Director for 5G Department of Defense

Dr. Joe Evans, technical director for 5G at the Department of Defense, recently discussed the impact that innovative technologies and 5G integration have on the private and public sectors during Potomac Officers Club’s (POC) 5G Summit. Evans, who is responsible for coordinating 5G efforts across DOD, served as the opening keynote speaker at the virtual event.

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Potomac Officers Club to Host 7th Annual R&D Summit TODAY; Learn More About Event Speakers

7th Annual Defense Research and Development Summit

During Potomac Officers Club’s 7th Annual Defense Research and Development (R&D) Summit, notable federal and industry leaders will meet to discuss the latest priorities across the R&D landscape. The summit will feature Dr. Mark Lewis, Rear Adm. Lorin Selby and Dr. Victoria Coleman as keynote speakers. To register for the 7th Annual Defense R&D Summit, as well as view upcoming opportunities, visit Potomac Officers Club’s Event Page

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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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Navy Seeks Proposals for ‘Snakehead’ UUV Prototype Dev’t Contract

Naval Sea Systems Command

The U.S. Navy has issued a solicitation for a contract to design, develop and fabricate two prototypes under the Large Displacement Unmanned Undersea Vehicle program. The program executive office for unmanned and small combatants at Naval Sea Systems Command expects to receive proposals for the LDUUV program, also called Snakehead, in early 2021.

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Elbit Systems of America Strikes $380M Deal for Sparton; Bill Toti, Bezhalel Machlis Quoted

Bill Toti CEO Sparton

Elbit Systems’ (Nasdaq: ESLT) U.S. subsidiary has agreed to acquire defense supplier Sparton from an affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management for approximately $380M. Bill Toti, CEO of Sparton and a previous Wash100 awardee, said in a statement published Wednesday the strategic combination with Elbit Systems of America will enable Sparton to further expand its market presence and continue to deliver innovative platforms in support of clients’ needs.

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Navy Selects Koa Lani JV for Potential $854M Missile Range Operations Support Contract

PMRF exercise

The Koa Lani joint venture has won a potential 10-year, $854M contract to help the U.S. Navy manage the Pacific Missile Range Facility in Hawaii. The service branch received three offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract through an 8(a) small business set-aside competition and will obligate $20M at the time of award, the Department of Defense said Friday.

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