GovConWire Top Stories 3/29/2021

Al Whitmore, BAE’s US Intell Sector President, Named to 2021 Wash100 for Driving Business Growth Through Military Support Work News

Al Whitmore, BAE’s US Intell Sector President, Named to 2021 Wash100 for Driving Business Growth Through Military Support Work

Executive Mosaic is honored to present Al Whitmore, president of the intelligence and security sector at BAE Systems’ U.S. subsidiary, as a winner of the 2021 Wash100 Award for his efforts to secure exponential growth through essential contract awards for BAE that also drive IT network and services modernization within the federal sector and U.S.
Lockheed to Supply GMLRS Rocket Pods Under Gets $2.76B Army Contract Contract Awards

Lockheed to Supply GMLRS Rocket Pods Under Gets $2.76B Army Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential $2.76 billion contract from the U.S. Army to provide rocket pods for the service’s Guided Multiple Launch Rocket Systems. The company will supply low-cost reduced range practice, unitary and alternative warhead rocket pods for GMLRS, cybersecurity and integrated product support services under the cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract, the
Iridium CEO Matt Desch Receives Seventh Consecutive Wash100 Award From Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson News

Iridium CEO Matt Desch Receives Seventh Consecutive Wash100 Award From Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson

Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications, was presented his seventh consecutive Wash100 Award, the most prestigious award in all of government contracting (GovCon), on March 19th during a visit from Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson. Visit Wash100.com to cast a vote for Matt Desch as the most significant executive of consequence to the GovCon sector.
Raytheon Secures $518M Contract to Produce More AMRAAM Systems for US, Foreign Military Clients Contract Awards

Raytheon Secures $518M Contract to Produce More AMRAAM Systems for US, Foreign Military Clients

Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX) has received a $518.4 million contract to manufacture lot 34 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles and associated systems for U.S. and international defense customers. The basic award from the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center in Florida will include the production of AMRAAM captive air training missiles. telemetry systems and guidance
Potomac Officers Club to Feature Hon. Susan Gordon as Keynote Speaker at 3rd Annual Artificial Intelligence Summit on Tuesday News

Potomac Officers Club to Feature Hon. Susan Gordon as Keynote Speaker at 3rd Annual Artificial Intelligence Summit on Tuesday

Artificial intelligence (AI) has dramatically advanced emerging technology, which will significantly change the security, defense, and intelligence apparatus across federal and industry sectors. AI will also play a crucial role on, near and above the future battlefields of our time. The risks and advantages of AI are so great that leading defense and commercial industry
Air Force Selects Armtec, Kilgore for $250M Infrared Decoy Flare Supply Contract Contract Awards

Air Force Selects Armtec, Kilgore for $250M Infrared Decoy Flare Supply Contract

Armtec Defense Technologies and Chemring Group’s Kilgore Flares division have won spots on a potential $250 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Air Force to manufacture aerial decoys intended to defend military aircraft from infrared missile threats. USAF is procuring MJU-75/B countermeasure flares with the magnesium-based Teflon Viton pyrolant for rotary- and fixed-wing platforms such
Nazzic Keene: SAIC Sees Growth Opportunities in Federal IT Modernization, Space Markets Financial Reports

Nazzic Keene: SAIC Sees Growth Opportunities in Federal IT Modernization, Space Markets

Nazzic Keene, CEO of Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) and a 2021 Wash100 Award recipient, said the company will align its strategy to focus on potential areas of growth, including information technology modernization and space, amid the possibility of federal budget constraints, the Washington Business Journal reported Friday. “I think it depends greatly, as
Tyler’s NIC Buy Inches Closer to Completion as Antitrust Law Waiting Period Ends M&A Activity

Tyler’s NIC Buy Inches Closer to Completion as Antitrust Law Waiting Period Ends

The waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 for the proposed acquisition of NIC (Nasdaq: EGOV) by Tyler Technologies (NYSE: TYL) has expired. The transaction is still subject to approval by NIC stockholders and other customary closing conditions and both companies expect the deal to be finalized in the second quarter of
MetTel, Raytheon Team to Pursue FAA Enterprise Network Services Program; Robert Dapkiewicz, Denis Donohue Quoted News

MetTel, Raytheon Team to Pursue FAA Enterprise Network Services Program; Robert Dapkiewicz, Denis Donohue Quoted

Two Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX) business units have partnered with MetTel to pursue a Federal Aviation Administration contract for telecommunications and information management services intended to support National Airspace System operations. Raytheon said Monday its intelligence and space unit, Collins Aerospace business and MetTel aim to provide the agency secure infrastructure in pursuit of the FAA
Novetta President, CEO Tiffanny Gates Receives Third Consecutive Wash100 Award News

Novetta President, CEO Tiffanny Gates Receives Third Consecutive Wash100 Award

Executive Mosaic is pleased to announce that Tiffanny Gates, president and CEO of Novetta, has received a 2021 Wash100 Award, the highest honor in all of government contracting (GovCon), for the third consecutive year. For this year’s Wash100 Award, Gates demonstrated leadership and reliability for driving company growth through its expansion of analytics capabilities for
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