GovConWire's Government Contracting News 6/11/2021

L3Harris Awarded $3.3B Contract to Provide Army Radios, Communication Equipment Contract Awards

L3Harris Awarded $3.3B Contract to Provide Army Radios, Communication Equipment

L3Harris Technologies (NYSE: LHX), has secured a potential five-year, $3.3 billion contract to manufacture radio systems and communications equipment for the U.S. Army. The company will also provide spares, ancillary items and support services to the military branch as part of the firm-fixed-price contract. Army Contracting Command received one bid for the procurement effort via
Ian Northrop: JHNA Buys Technology Security Associates to Expand Navy Presence M&A Activity

Ian Northrop: JHNA Buys Technology Security Associates to Expand Navy Presence

Digital engineering firm JHNA has expanded its capabilities and support in the Navy segment through its acquisition of Technology Security Associates. TSA is an engineering services firm that provides cybersecurity, anti-tamper, security systems engineering, supply chain risk management and platform security services to help Naval Air Systems Command and other Department of Defense customers protect
CACI President, CEO John Mengucci Presented Second Consecutive Wash100 Award by Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson News

CACI President, CEO John Mengucci Presented Second Consecutive Wash100 Award by Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson

Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson presented John Mengucci, president and CEO of CACI International, with his second consecutive Wash100 Award, the most prestigious and coveted award in all of government contracting (GovCon), during a recent visit to CACI headquarters. Mengucci received his 2021 Wash100 Award for driving company growth through significant contract award wins and
Parsons Strikes $203M Deal for BlackHorse Solutions; Chuck Harrington Quoted M&A Activity

Parsons Strikes $203M Deal for BlackHorse Solutions; Chuck Harrington Quoted

Parsons (NYSE: PSN) has agreed to acquire BlackHorse Solutions for approximately $203 million to broaden its client base and expand its digital, artificial intelligence, machine learning and cyber capabilities to support military, intelligence and space operations. Parsons said Thursday it expects the transaction to conclude in July and to be accretive to its fiscal 2021
Novetta’s Kevin Heald to Moderate Army IT Panel News

Novetta’s Kevin Heald to Moderate Army IT Panel

Kevin Heald, senior vice president of the information exploitation division at Novetta, will speak at GovCon Wire’s Army: IT Management and Transformation Forum as panel moderator. He will lead a discussion on efforts at the service branch to manage and transform its information technology operations. Heald joined Novetta’s SVP ranks in February and oversees the
White House Forms National AI Research Resource Task Force News

White House Forms National AI Research Resource Task Force

The Biden administration has created a new task force to work on a roadmap meant to expand access to research tools to advance innovation in the field of artificial intelligence. The National Artificial Intelligence Research Resource Task Force, which was created in accordance with the National AI Initiative Act of 2020, will act as a
Potomac Officers Club to Host Trusted Workforce Forum on June 30th to Discuss Vision, Policy For Advancing Workforce Tech Capabilities; Featuring DCSA Director William Leitzau News

Potomac Officers Club to Host Trusted Workforce Forum on June 30th to Discuss Vision, Policy For Advancing Workforce Tech Capabilities; Featuring DCSA Director William Leitzau

During Potomac Officers Club’s Trusted Workforce Forum, elite private and public sector executives will discuss the future of  Trusted Workforce 2.0, major initiatives and policies to accommodate future technology-driven Trusted Workforce capabilities and how private industry can assist with  reducing the security clearance backlog.  William Leitzau, director of the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA),
GSA Seeks Contractor for Education Department HQ Renovation Project News

GSA Seeks Contractor for Education Department HQ Renovation Project

The General Services Administration has started its bidding process for a project to renovate the Department of Education headquarters in Washington, D.C., as the latter agency seeks to consolidate operations and house 600 additional personnel currently working from leased spaces in other two locations within the capital, Washington Business Journal reported Monday. Four floors of
Lawyer Carol DiBattiste Named General Counsel of Analytics Tech Maker QOMPLX Executive Moves

Lawyer Carol DiBattiste Named General Counsel of Analytics Tech Maker QOMPLX

Carol DiBattiste, formerly chief legal and compliance officer at Comscore, has been appointed general counsel and corporate secretary of Tysons, Virginia-based risk analytics provider QOMPLX. DiBattiste will report directly to QOMPLX CEO Jason Crabtree and her responsibilities encompass compliance, legal and people functions, the company said Thursday. Her public sector career included roles as executive
Navy Selects 10 Companies for Potential $178M Cyber Tech Engineering Contract Contract Awards

Navy Selects 10 Companies for Potential $178M Cyber Tech Engineering Contract

Ten companies have won spots on a potential seven-year, $178.4 million contract to engineer cybersecurity systems for the U.S. Navy. Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific received 23 offers for the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that has a two-year base value of $47.3 million, the Department of Defense said Thursday. All 10 selected contractors can compete for
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