Tag Archives: u.s. coast guard

SRA Uses Oracle PeopleSoft for USCG Payroll System Update; Mark Johnson Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 5, 2015 — SRA International said it has completed consolidation of the U.S. Coast Guard’s 30-year-old payroll platform using Oracle’s (NYSE: ORCL) PeopleSoft Global Payroll system, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The modernization project sought to include human resource support for the Public Health Service and the National Oceanic and …

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Exelis to Help Test eLORAN as GPS Complement; Ed Sayadian Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 26, 2015 — Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will work on a project to demonstrate a potential backup for the Global Positioning System using the decommissioned LORAN-C ground-based radio navigation infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Dubbed eLORAN, the initiative that includes UrsaNav, the Department of Homeland Security and the …

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HII Subsidiary to Build 8th US National Security Cutter for $500M; Jim French Comments

A Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) division has been awarded a $499.8 million contract to build the U.S. Coast Guard‘s eighth national security cutter. Ingalls Shipbuilding scheduled the delivery of the NSC Midgett to the military branch for 2019, HII said Tuesday. “We continue to fold in learning for each …

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Jim French: Huntington Ingalls to Start Building 7th Coast Guard Cutter in January 2015

Huntington Ingalls‘ (NYSE: HII) shipbuilding arm will build the U.S. Coast Guard‘s seventh Legend-class National Security Cutter ship under a $497 million contract. Ingalls Shipbuilding has delivered three NSCs to the Coast Guard and three other ships are currently in various phases of construction, the company announced Monday. Jim French, NSC program manager …

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Exelis Wins $32M For Coast Guard Surveillance Radars, Technical Services; Pete Martin Comments

Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has won a potential five-year, $32 million contract to supply the U.S. Coast Guard with radar systems for maritime surveillance, counterterrorism and drug interdiction missions. The company will provide AN/PY-11 multimode radars, support equipment, spares and technical services to the Coast Guard under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, Exelis …

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Report Assesses DHS FY 2014 Budget Landscape

A new Research and Markets report says the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will not be immune to budget pressures in fiscal year 2014 due to sequestration. The two DHS agencies that have the largest fiscal 2014 budget requests are Customs and Border Protection and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, according to the …

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Huntington Ingalls to Build Coast Guard’s 7th Natl Security Cutter; Jim French Comments

A Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) division has won a $76.8 million contract to acquire components for the U.S. Coast Guard’s seventh national security cutter intended for maritime security missions. Ingalls Shipbuilding will procure Kimball’s steel, main propulsion systems, generators, electrical switchboards and major castings, said Friday. Kimball is one …

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Thad Allen Named Booz Allen SVP, to Provide Leadership on Justice, Homeland Security

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has named retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen as senior vice president, where he will lead development of thought leadership and client engagement for the company’s justice and homeland security business. Booz Allen said in a release that Allen also will contribute to firm initiatives …

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Raytheon Wins $161M for Anti-Ship Missile Defense Systems

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has won a not-to-exceed $161, 030, 943 U.S. Navy contract modification. The company will provide Phalanx close-in weapon system block 1B class “A” overhauls and land-based Phalanx weapon system class “A” overhauls. CIWS detects, tracks, engages and destroys anti-ship missiles that have penetrated all other defenses. Phalanx …

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GDIT to Service Customized Coast Guard Systems; Collier Comments

  General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) IT business unit has won a blanket purchase agreement to provide IT support services to the U.S. Coast Guard‘s force readiness command. General Dynamics will provide non-standard workstation and system services, which are customized and stand alone from the overall enterprise, some systems and sensors. FORCECOM is …

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