GovConWire's Government Contracting News 6/2/2021

Accenture Federal Services to Buy Novetta From Carlyle; John Goodman, Tiffanny Gates Quoted M&A Activity

Accenture Federal Services to Buy Novetta From Carlyle; John Goodman, Tiffanny Gates Quoted

Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal services arm has agreed to acquire analytics company Novetta from global investment firm The Carlyle Group (Nasdaq: CG) for an undisclosed sum as part of efforts to expand its artificial intelligence, cloud and cyber capabilities in support of missions of defense, intelligence and law enforcement agency clients. Accenture Federal Services said
Donnie Scott Promoted to Identity and Security North America CEO at IDEMIA Executive Moves

Donnie Scott Promoted to Identity and Security North America CEO at IDEMIA

Donnie Scott, a two-decade public security and information technology industry veteran, has been named CEO of Identity and Security North America at IDEMIA. He will directly report to Pierre Barrial, president and CEO of IDEMIA Group, as he manages all businesses related to the company’s I&S North America segment, the company said Tuesday. Scott said
Learjet Awarded $465M USAF Contract to Deliver Bombardier Jets With Comms Relay Tech Contract Awards

Learjet Awarded $465M USAF Contract to Deliver Bombardier Jets With Comms Relay Tech

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Learjet, a Bombardier subsidiary, a $464.8 million contract to procure an aircraft equipped with technology for airborne communications relay. The Wichita, Kansas-based company will deliver a maximum of six Bombardier Global 6000 jets that are fitted with the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node system, the Department of Defense said Tuesday.
LMI Secures $211M Contract to Help Modernize Army Enterprise Tech Platforms Contract Awards

LMI Secures $211M Contract to Help Modernize Army Enterprise Tech Platforms

LMI will continue to help the U.S. Army update and integrate enterprise data management systems under a potential three-year, $211 million contract. The nonprofit consulting services provider said Tuesday it will support the Project Manager for Army Data and Analytics Platforms across business transformation, program management and technical functions. Tysons, Virginia-based LMI has worked with
GDIT’s Michael Baker to Moderate Expert Panel for Potomac Officers Club at 2021 CMMC Forum on June 16th News

GDIT’s Michael Baker to Moderate Expert Panel for Potomac Officers Club at 2021 CMMC Forum on June 16th

Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is required for any potential government contractor to win contracts from the Department of Defense (DOD). The federal government requires cybersecurity certification to protect crucial information technology (IT) assets against hacking from hostile actors and mismanagement due to poor IT system practices. During Potomac Officers Club’s (POC) 2021 CMMC Forum,
Eaton Closes Cobham Mission Systems Acquisition M&A Activity

Eaton Closes Cobham Mission Systems Acquisition

Power management company Eaton (NYSE: ETN) has wrapped up its acquisition of Cobham Mission Systems as part of efforts to expand its aerospace business’ fuel systems offerings. “This acquisition, along with our prior acquisition of Souriau-Sunbank, positions our Aerospace business well for the future,” Heath Monesmith, president and chief operating officer for Eaton’s industrial sector,
Stewart Douglas Promoted as Ametek VP, CIO Executive Moves

Stewart Douglas Promoted as Ametek VP, CIO

The board of directors at Ametek (NYSE: AME) has promoted 14-year company veteran Stewart Douglas to the positions of vice president and chief information officer. He will succeed Ken Weirman, who will retire from Ametek after more than 10 years of service, the Pennsylvania-based electronic systems provider said Tuesday. Douglas joined the company in 2007
Ziv Shoshani: Vishay Precision Group Adds Safety Testing Platform With DTS Acquisition M&A Activity

Ziv Shoshani: Vishay Precision Group Adds Safety Testing Platform With DTS Acquisition

Vishay Precision Group (NYSE: VPG) has purchased Diversified Technical Systems, a Southern California-based provider of data acquisition and sensor technology for testing applications, in an approximately $47 million deal. Malvern, Pennsylvania-based VPG said Tuesday it will fund the payment through new borrowing and cash on hand. VPG CEO Ziv Shoshani said the deal adds embedded
Air Force Taps 5 Contractors for Construction Work at Ellsworth AFB News

Air Force Taps 5 Contractors for Construction Work at Ellsworth AFB

The U.S. Air Force has selected five companies to deliver construction work, design and services under a $95 million multiple-award contract in support of an air force base in South Dakota. All American Construction Services, Dakota Plains Electrical Contracting, LaCreek Development Corp., OK2 Construction and Quinn-Scull joint venture will conduct general construction for industrial and
Unanet Releases Customer Relationship Management Platform for GovCon Sector; Craig Halliday Quoted News

Unanet Releases Customer Relationship Management Platform for GovCon Sector; Craig Halliday Quoted

Unanet has rolled out a customer relationship management product designed to help government contractors gain insight into business opportunities and prepare proposals based on market intelligence data. The CRM for GovCon technology offers industry users access to project information from the GovTribe market research platform such as active solicitations, requirements, contract award estimates and timelines,