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Gryphon Buys Engineering, Technical Services Provider Schafer

Defense engineering services contractor Gryphon Technologies has purchased Schafer from Belcan, a portfolio company of private investment firm AE Industrial Partners, for an undisclosed sum. Schafer provides engineering, scientific and technical services to military and intelligence agency clients in support of their national security efforts, Gryphon said Monday. “By combining Schafer with Gryphon, we are strengthening our strategic …

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Aerospace Industry Vet Mark Fisher Rejoins Dynetics as Space Hardware Program Manager

Mark Fisher, formerly vice president and general manager of Schafer‘s aerospace business, has joined Dynetics as program manager for space hardware within the applied science company’s space systems division. Dynetics said Tuesday Fisher brings approximately 30 years of aerospace industry experience in program management, flight operations and propulsion systems design, analysis …

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Abt Associates Names Amir Zekrya Finance VP

Amir Zekrya, a 20-year financial planning and analysis veteran, has been named vice president of finance at Bethesda, Maryland-based government services contractor Abt Associates. Zekrya most recently led the formation of a business case analysis service for federal mortgage agency Freddie Mac, Abt Associates said Wednesday. His industry career has included roles such …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: CBP, Border Walls, Drones and More

Weekly Roundup April 10 – April 13 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Since the election of President Trump, the Department of Homeland Security has been a topic of much discussion, particularly the Customs and Border Protection agency. Trump’s campaign promises …

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Johns Hopkins APL Names Military, Gov’t Vets as Senior Fellows

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 13, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has added military veterans John Allen and Samuel Locklear as well as Schafer CEO Michael Griffin as senior fellows, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The lab said Tuesday the senior fellows program aims to utilize technology and policy to address challenges that military leaders and senior government …

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Schafer Awarded DARPA-Navy Weapon Development Support Contract; Denise Kellogg Comments

Schafer Corp. has received a five-year, $23.5 million contract to assist in a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency–U.S. Navy joint weapon systems development effort. Schafer said Tuesday the company would work to integrate, test and deploy the DARPA-Navy Long Range Anti-Ship Missile. Denise Kellogg, Schafer’s vice president for science and …

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Schafer to Support DARPA Tactical Technology Office R&D for $97M

Schafer‘s government services business will provide the Tactical Technology Office of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency with scientific, engineering and technical assistance under a potential three-year, $96.9 million contract. The company said Thursday it will support DARPA TTO’s research and development activities for new prototype weapons, systems or platforms that create or prevent …

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Navy Taps 4 Firms for $97M R&D IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded positions on a potential two-year, $96, 945, 000 contract for research and development services to Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), CENTRA Technology, ManTech SRS Technologies (NASDAQ: MANT) and Schafer Corp. Awardees will provide technical, programmatic, financial and administrative services for several Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency programs, the …

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Wesley Blankinship: Schafer Provides Engineering, Technical Support for DARPA

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded Schafer a three-year task order to provide the agency’s Information Innovation Office with scientific, engineering and technical assistance. The company said Jun. 25 it was tasked to support DARPA I2O’s research and development work in the fields of cyber, computing and analytics. According to Wesley Blankinship, Schafer …

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