GovConWire's Government Contracting News 6/4/2021

Nazzic Keene: Halfaker & Associates Purchase Highlights SAIC Commitment to Federal Health IT Support M&A Activity

Nazzic Keene: Halfaker & Associates Purchase Highlights SAIC Commitment to Federal Health IT Support

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has agreed to buy Halfaker and Associates for approximately $250 million in cash to expand its portfolio of health information technology offerings. SAIC said Thursday it will use its existing cash on hand and incremental debt to fund the acquisition that is expected to conclude by the end of
Oshkosh Defense Wins $943M Army Contract for Stryker Weapon System Support Contract Awards

Oshkosh Defense Wins $943M Army Contract for Stryker Weapon System Support

Oshkosh’s (NYSE: OSK) defense arm has won a potential six-year, $942.9 million contract from the U.S. Army to build and deploy a medium caliber weapon system for the Stryker armored fighting vehicle. Army Contracting Command received three offers for the cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract and expects work to conclude on June 2, 2027, the Department of
In Case You Missed: GovCon Wire Events Hosts AI Innovation in National Security Forum on June 3rd; Featuring Katharina McFarland as Keynote Speaker Events

In Case You Missed: GovCon Wire Events Hosts AI Innovation in National Security Forum on June 3rd; Featuring Katharina McFarland as Keynote Speaker

GovCon Wire Events, the leading membership organization dedicated to connecting and empowering executives within the government contracting (GovCon) community, hosted its AI: Innovation in National Security Forum on Thursday, June 3rd. If you missed the AI: Innovation in National Security Forum, you can still access the OnDemand footage by visiting the GovCon Wire Events Archive.
DOE Opens Solicitation for $3B Radioactive Waste Management Contract Contract Awards

DOE Opens Solicitation for $3B Radioactive Waste Management Contract

The Department of Energy has started its bid solicitation process for a potential 10-year, $3 billion contract for management and operation services at a radioactive waste disposal facility near Carlsbad, New Mexico. DOE said Thursday it will conduct a full and open competition for the cost-plus-award-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity Waste Isolation Pilot Plant M&O contract with a
White House Urges Corporate Executives to Prepare for Ransomware Attacks; Anne Neuberger Quoted News

White House Urges Corporate Executives to Prepare for Ransomware Attacks; Anne Neuberger Quoted

The White House on Tuesday issued a memo calling on business leaders to initiate immediate measures to protect their organizations from ransomware attacks, CNBC reported Wednesday. “All organizations must recognize that no company is safe from being targeted by ransomware, regardless of size or location,” Anne Neuberger, deputy national security adviser for cyber and emerging
State Department Clears $3.5B Apache Helicopter Sale to Australia Contract Awards

State Department Clears $3.5B Apache Helicopter Sale to Australia

The State Department has approved Australia’s request to buy 29 AH-64E Apache attack helicopters, built by Boeing (NYSE: BA), along with associated equipment and support services under a potential $3.5 billion foreign military sales agreement with the U.S. government. The transaction also includes 29 Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor systems, manufactured by
BAE’s Stephen Homeyer Moderates Expert Panel at GovCon Wire Events’ AI: Innovation in National Security Forum Events

BAE’s Stephen Homeyer Moderates Expert Panel at GovCon Wire Events’ AI: Innovation in National Security Forum

Dr. Stephen Homeyer, vice president at BAE Systems, served as the moderator for an expert panel discussion during GovCon Wire Events’ AI: Innovation in National Security Forum on June 3rd, 2021. The following panelists discussed transitioning artificial intelligence (AI) from research and development (R&D) to operations: Jill Crisman of the Department of Defense (DOD), Jane
Cyber Company SentinelOne Files to Go Public Financial Reports

Cyber Company SentinelOne Files to Go Public

SentinelOne has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission a registration statement for the cybersecurity technology vendor’s planned initial public offering. The company said Thursday it intends to list its Class A common stock using the ticker symbol “S” on the New York Stock Exchange and that details about the price range and number of
Johns Hopkins APL to Help DHA Sustain Military Health System Under $100M Contract Contract Awards

Johns Hopkins APL to Help DHA Sustain Military Health System Under $100M Contract

Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory has received a potential $100 million contract from the Defense Health Agency to perform research and engineering work for the Military Health System enterprise. Under the five-year contract, APL will help the agency maintain organizational performance of MHS in the long term and conduct studies about topics of interest
General Dynamics Awarded $73M Navy Contract to Update Knifefish Mine Countermeasure Systems Contract Awards

General Dynamics Awarded $73M Navy Contract to Update Knifefish Mine Countermeasure Systems

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) mission systems business has secured a $72.8 million contract with the U.S. Navy to retrofit 10 unmanned underwater vehicles designed to provide countermeasures against mine threats. The company said Thursday it will modify five systems of the Block 0 Knifefish surface mine countermeasure UUV, which would then be modernized to Block
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