Tag Archives: U.S. Navy

EM’s Weekly Roundup: Boeing Secures $1.55B Contract; HII Completes $350M Acquisition; Wash100 Voting Ends April 30th; Accenture Federal and CACI Win Big Contracts; Katie Arrington Provides CMMC Update; Marillyn Hewson Comments on COVID-19 Crisis and Weekly Top Ten Stories

Katie Arrington Offers Updates on Pentagon’s CMMC Program Katie Arrington, chief information security officer for acquisition with DoD and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, elaborated to Government Matters during an interview about the creation of standards that third-party assessment organizations will use to evaluate and certify contractors under DoD’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program. …

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EM Weekly Roundup: Leidos Secures $7.7.B Contract, Carahsoft Adds Vendors to $820M DoD Asset Management Software BPA, POC to Host 2020 Procurement Forum on March 19th, CMMC Forum on April 2nd, Checkout Wash100 Popular Vote, Mark Esper Warns U.S. Allies About China, Weekly Wash100 Presentations & Weekly Top 10 Stories

Leidos Secures $7.7B Contract From Naval Information Warfare Systems Command; Gerry Fasano Quoted  The Naval Information Warfare Systems Command awarded Leidos a potential eight-year, $7.7 billion contract to modernize and maintain shore-based networks being used by the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps across the globe, Leidos announced on Feb. 12th.  …

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Executive Mosaic Announces 2020 Wash100 Award Recipients; CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted

Executive Mosaic, the leading executive media and events company in the government contracting “GovCon” industry, announced the 2020 winners of the highly coveted and prestigious Wash100 Award. The full list of winners and more information about the award can be found on Wash100.com

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: AECOM Sells Management Services Business to American Securities for $2.4B, Leidos Wins Two Huge Contracts, POC Announces Panelist for Unmanned Systems in the Future Fight, Executive Moves & Weekly Top 10 Stories

AECOM has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its management services business to affiliates of American Securities and Lindsay Goldberg for $2.4 billion, the company announced on Monday. The transaction has been unanimously approved by the company’s board of directors and is subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory …

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: QinetiQ to Acquire MTEQ; Fluor, Lockheed Martin, CACI Win Huge Contracts; POC Hosting FY20 Budget and Procurement Forum on Oct. 16th & Weekly Top 10 Stories

QinetiQ announced on Wednesday that the company has entered into an agreement to acquire Manufacturing Techniques (MTEQ) on a cash-free, debt-free basis for $105 million to be paid in cash on completion. The transaction will more than double the size of QinetiQ’s U.S. operations.  “The acquisition of MTEQ is a …

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Anne Neuberger’s Priorities for NSA, Chris Townsend Joins UiPath, $820M DoD BPA, CACI, GE Aviation Secure Big Contracts and Weekly Top 10 Stories

Anne Neuberger, who directs the National Security Agency’s (NSA) new Cybersecurity Directorate, revealed that the NSA will launch a directorate in October to focus on ransomware attacks that could make our upcoming elections vulnerable during Billington CyberSecurity’s 10th Annual Summit last week. Neuberger also discussed NSA’s efforts to protect the nation from …

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Weekly Roundup: Capital One Acquires KippsDeSanto; Lockheed Martin, CGI Federal and Amyx Secure Big Contracts; Bell Obtains FAA Certification and Weekly Top 10 Stories

This week, Capital One signed an agreement to acquire KippsDeSanto & Co., a leading investment banking firm focused on serving growth-oriented aerospace/defense, government services and technology companies.  “Joining Capital One was a natural next step in the growth plan for us at KippsDeSanto,” said Kevin DeSanto, co-founder and managing director …

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Weekly Roundup: Mark Esper Confirmed as Secretary of Defense, Altamira Acquired By ClearSky-Led Investor Consortium, Major Contract Awards, POC Hosting 6th Annual Intel Summit on July 31st & Weekly Top 10 Stories

The Senate confirmed Mark Esper on Thursday to be the next U.S. Defense Secretary to end the Pentagon’s longest period without a Senate approved leader in office. The 2019 Wash100 Award winner was confirmed by a 90 to 8 vote in the Senate to officially succeed Jim Mattis in the …

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Weekly Roundup: House Approves $733B Defense Bill, ICF, CACI, Palantir, ECS Receive Big Contracts, POC Hosts 2019 Secure Supply Chain Forum & Weekly Top 10 Stories

On Monday, the House passed a $733 billion defense policy bill, by a 220 to 197 vote, for fiscal year 2020. The lower chamber’s 2020 National Defense Authorization Act is $17 billion less than the president’s budget request. Lawmakers are expected to meet in the coming months to reconcile the …

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