GovConWire's Government Contracting News 6/8/2021

Matthew McFadden Named Cyber VP, Distinguished Technologist at General Dynamics’ IT Unit Executive Moves

Matthew McFadden Named Cyber VP, Distinguished Technologist at General Dynamics’ IT Unit

Matthew McFadden, formerly the cyber director of General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology business, has been promoted to become vice president of cyber and distinguished technologist within the same unit, G2Xchange FedCiv reported Monday. He brings to the role more than 15 years of experience in cyber analytics, cybersecurity, forensics, endpoint security, risk management, information
Airbus Books $120M Army Contract Modification for UH-72 Helicopter Logistics Services Contract Awards

Airbus Books $120M Army Contract Modification for UH-72 Helicopter Logistics Services

Airbus‘ U.S. space and defense business arm will continue providing logistics support services for the U.S. Army’s UH-72 Lakota light utility helicopters under a one-year, $119.8 million contract modification. Work in Grand Prairie, Texas, will be extended through June 30, 2022, and the Army Contracting Command will fund the work extension using the fiscal 2022
GovCon Wire Events to Host Expert Panel at Army: IT Management and Transformation Forum on June 17th Events

GovCon Wire Events to Host Expert Panel at Army: IT Management and Transformation Forum on June 17th

The U.S. Army is committed to maintaining and developing innovative information technology (IT) solutions to support the service’s warfighting abilities. Army IT systems must be on the cutting edge of technology development to defeat adversaries and preserve our country’s national security.  During GovConWire’s Army: IT Management and Transformation Forum, notable private and public sector executives
Dewberry Acquires MEP Design Firm Edmonds Engineering M&A Activity

Dewberry Acquires MEP Design Firm Edmonds Engineering

Dewberry has purchased Edmonds Engineering, a mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering design firm based in Birmingham, Alabama, for an undisclosed sum. Edmonds Engineering will join Dewberry’s existing MEP service team of over 200 employees to form Dewberry | Edmonds, the Fairfax, Virginia-based professional services firm said Monday. Established in 1987, Edmonds Engineering has over 75
Astra Strikes $145M Deal for In-Space Propulsion Company Apollo Fusion; Chris Kemp Quoted M&A Activity

Astra Strikes $145M Deal for In-Space Propulsion Company Apollo Fusion; Chris Kemp Quoted

Astra has agreed to acquire Apollo Fusion for approximately $145 million as part of efforts to expand its space launch services to medium-Earth, geosynchronous and lunar orbits. “In addition to increasing Astra’s total addressable market for launch services, the acquisition of Apollo Fusion accelerates Astra’s ability to efficiently deliver and operate spacecraft beyond low Earth
Microsoft Gets Antitrust Clearance for Proposed Nuance Acquisition M&A Activity

Microsoft Gets Antitrust Clearance for Proposed Nuance Acquisition

Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) received U.S. antitrust approval to proceed with its proposed acquisition of Nuance Communications (Nasdaq: NUAN), a Burlington, Massachusetts-based artificial intelligence and speech recognition company, Reuters reported Friday. The deadline for the U.S. government to oppose the transaction expired on June 1 and the expiration of that waiting period “satisfies one of the
Erick Iverson Promoted to TIAG VP Role Executive Moves

Erick Iverson Promoted to TIAG VP Role

Erick Iverson, who joined TIAG in 2019, has been promoted to vice president of solutions development at the Reston, Virginia-based technology contractor. He has managed TIAG’s strategic business unit in Charleston, South Carolina, and supported its engagements in the federal health information technology market over the past two years, the company said Monday. Iverson helped
Mayvin Wins $95M SOCOM Weapon R&D Support Contract Contract Awards

Mayvin Wins $95M SOCOM Weapon R&D Support Contract

Mayvin, a woman-owned small business, has won a potential $95 million hybrid contract to research and develop military weapons for the U.S. Special Operations Command. The Annandale, Virginia-based company will also provide acquisition and sustainment support services to SOCOM personnel as part of the cost-no-fee and firm-fixed-price award, the Department of Defense said Monday.  Army
Dell Receives $128M Defense Health Agency Order for DEOS Subscription Licenses News

Dell Receives $128M Defense Health Agency Order for DEOS Subscription Licenses

Dell Marketing has received a 53-month, $127.5 million task order to provide the Defense Health Agency subscription licenses for collaboration and communication platforms, FedHealthIT reported Monday. DHA placed the order through the potential 10-year, $4.4 billion Defense Enterprise Office Solutions blanket purchase agreement, according to the report. The Department of Defense and the General Services
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