GovConWire Top Stories 3/30/2021

GovCon Expert Kevin Plexico, SVP of Information Solutions for Deltek, Named to 2021 Wash100 for Leading GovCon Advocacy; Recognizing Contracting Opportunities News

GovCon Expert Kevin Plexico, SVP of Information Solutions for Deltek, Named to 2021 Wash100 for Leading GovCon Advocacy; Recognizing Contracting Opportunities

Executive Mosaic is glad to announced that Kevin Plexico, senior vice president of Information Solutions for Deltek, has received a 2021 Wash100 Award for his leadership and commitment to the government contracting (GovCon) sector and his vision to recognize federal contracting opportunities and the potential shifts to emphasize our nation’s adoption of the latest emerging
Lockheed Receives $1B Army Contract for Lot 16 Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System Production Contract Awards

Lockheed Receives $1B Army Contract for Lot 16 Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System Production

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $1.12 billion contract to manufacture lot 16 Guided Multiple Launch Rocket Systems for the U.S. Army, Marine Corps and foreign military customers. The company said Monday it will provide approximately 9,000 unitary and alternative GMLR warheads and 2,000 reduced-range practice rockets along with ancillary equipment and logistics support
Former CISA Official Matthew Travis Named CEO of CMMC Accreditation Body Executive Moves

Former CISA Official Matthew Travis Named CEO of CMMC Accreditation Body

Matthew Travis, former deputy director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, will serve as the first CEO of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Accreditation Body starting April 1. CMMC-AB said Monday that Travis will lead day-to-day operations of CMMC-AB in line with the Department of Defense’s cybersecurity vetting program for the defense industrial base.
ERT Secures $700M Contract to Support NOAA Satellite Ground System Operations Contract Awards

ERT Secures $700M Contract to Support NOAA Satellite Ground System Operations

Earth Resources Technology has received a potential 10-year, $699.6 million contract to help the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration operate and maintain a ground network of information technology and antenna systems for the agency’s environmental satellites. NOAA said it will obligate $357.4 million on four initial task orders under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, with each order
Accenture Federal Arm Gets $453M VA GI Bill Claims Processing Modernization Contract; Shawn Roman Quoted Contract Awards

Accenture Federal Arm Gets $453M VA GI Bill Claims Processing Modernization Contract; Shawn Roman Quoted

The Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal services arm a potential $453 million contract to help modernize VA’s GI Bill claims processing for military retirees, service members and their dependents. Accenture Federal Services will lead a team of 12 subcontractors as they work to help VA transform the processing of education
Cubic Receives Revised Buyout Offers From Private-Equity Firms, ST Engineering M&A Activity

Cubic Receives Revised Buyout Offers From Private-Equity Firms, ST Engineering

Singapore-based ST Engineering decided to increase its offer to acquire Cubic (NYSE: CUB) from $76 to $78 in cash per share after Veritas Capital and a private-equity arm of Elliott Management raised their bid for the San Diego-based defense and transit technology company from $70 to $72 a share, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday.
Potomac Officers Club Featuring JAIC Director Lt. Gen. Michael Groen as Keynote Speaker for Today’s Artificial Intelligence Summit News

Potomac Officers Club Featuring JAIC Director Lt. Gen. Michael Groen as Keynote Speaker for Today’s Artificial Intelligence Summit

The innovative use of artificial intelligence (AI) has greatly advanced emerging technology that will dramatically change elements of the defense, security 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.  During Potomac Officers Club’s 3rd Annual AI Summit, notable
Four Companies Win Spots on Potential $249M USMC Training Tech Contract Contract Awards

Four Companies Win Spots on Potential $249M USMC Training Tech Contract

Four companies have won spots on a potential 10-year, $249 million contract to design, build, test, manufacture and deploy virtual training platforms for the U.S. Marine Corps. Ahtna Logistics, Guard Unit, Hatalom and Shock Stream will compete for task orders under the multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to produce equipment for USMC training and simulation programs, the
NGA Deputy Director Stacey Dixon Receives Second Consecutive Wash100 Award; Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted News

NGA Deputy Director Stacey Dixon Receives Second Consecutive Wash100 Award; Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted

Dr. Stacey Dixon, deputy director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), has received her second consecutive Wash100 Award, the highest honor that the government contracting (GovCon) sector has to offer, for her leadership and drive for innovation in GEOINT capabilities and platforms as well as digital transformation of emerging technologies such as cloud, artificial intelligence
State Department Issues RFI for Proposed $4B IT Services IDIQ Contract Awards

State Department Issues RFI for Proposed $4B IT Services IDIQ

The State Department has asked industry for feedback to help inform its acquisition strategy for a potential 10-year, $4 billion contract for information technology services in support of the bureau of information resource management. The department plans to award an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with six to 10 awardees to meet IRM’s enterprisewide IT requirements, according to
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