Tag Archives: software development

Serco Receives ESA Contract for Specialist Scientific & Engineering Personnel

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 3, 2017 — Serco will provide personnel and specialist scientific and engineering services in support of eight directorates within the European Space Agency under a potential $78.1 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the contract calls for skilled experts in the fields of engineering, electromagnetics, optics, …

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Leidos to Modernize Army Fires C2 System Under Potential $102M Contract

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has won a potential five-year, $102 million contract to perform systems engineering, software development and integration on a fire support command-and-control system for the U.S. Army. The company said Tuesday it will update the Army’s Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System to help optimize the platform’s functionality, simplify user training …

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Harris to Build Data Search, Retrieval Platform for NGA Under Potential $500M IDIQ

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has awarded Harris (NYSE: HRS) a potential five-year, $500 million contract to develop a software platform for NGA’s data search and retrieval activities. The company said Tuesday it will develop the software to help NGA analysts and customers process content from multiple intelligence systems that support national security and military efforts. …

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Red Hat’s Jim Tyrell: Java’s Popularity Continues in Federal IT

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 30, 2017 — Jim Tyrell, a principal JBoss solutions architect for the public sector business of Red Hat (NYSE: RHT), has noted that many government agencies have adopted or continue to use the Java programming language in efforts to drive flexibility, speed and efficiency, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Tyrell wrote …

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Raytheon Reaches Milestone in GPS OCX Program With DevOps Approach; Dave Wajsgras Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 9, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has reached a milestone for systems engineering work on the final software iteration of the U.S. Air Force‘s GPS Next-Generation Operational Control System, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it followed a DevOps approach that utilizes commercial cloud technologies as …

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Erin Hawley Named VP of DataRobot’s Public Sector Business; Jeremy Achin Comments

Erin Hawley, former director of national security programs at Cloudera, has been appointed as the new vice president of DataRobot‘s public sector business. DataRobot said Monday Hawley will oversee the company’s efforts to create a team and ecosystem of partners that will help develop DataRobot’s predictive analytics products, training and services …

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Tony Frazier: The Radiant Group Acquisition to Support Expansion of DigitalGlobe Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 31, 2016 —  Tony Frazier, senior vice president of government solutions at DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), has said DigitalGlobe’s acquisition of geospatial information services contractor The Radiant Group serves to support the former’s services business expansion efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Frazier stated in a blog post published Wednesday that integrating …

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Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe to Integrate Software Development Team Through Radiant Group Acquisition

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 20, 2016 — Tony Frazier, senior vice president of government solutions at DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), has said the company’s planned $140 million acquisition of The Radiant Group serves to integrate the latter’s software development and engineering workforce, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. National Defense Magazine reported Monday that Frazier noted the incoming team …

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Lockheed Awarded Potential $80M Navy Contract to Develop LCS Combat Mgmt System

Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE:LMT) mission systems and training business has secured a potential $79.6 million contract from the U.S. Navy to build a combat management system for Littoral Combat Ships. The Defense Department said Monday the contract covers the development and integration of hardware and software as well as combat system technical data …

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Unisys to Update USDA Computing Applications Under Potential $232M Contract; Casey Coleman Comments

Unisys (NYSE: UIS) has won a potential eight-year $232 million contract from the Agriculture Department to continue to update applications and provide software development and maintenance services for USDA’s rural development agency. USDA made the award through the National Institutes of Health‘s Chief Information Officer-Solutions and Partners 3 contract vehicle in support of …

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