GovConWire's Government Contracting News 6/21/2021

CEO John Mengucci Leads CACI Growth Strategy With Significant Contracts; Drives IT Modernization to Improve National Security News

CEO John Mengucci Leads CACI Growth Strategy With Significant Contracts; Drives IT Modernization to Improve National Security

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). John Mengucci joined CACI as its chief operating officer and president of U.S. operations in 2012 and served in those roles until he
Jason Sutton Promoted to HII Newport News Shipbuilding CIO Executive Moves

Jason Sutton Promoted to HII Newport News Shipbuilding CIO

Jason Sutton, program director for steel fabrication and assembly at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE: HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division, has been named chief information officer within the same division. He will succeed Brian Fields, who held the CIO post while serving as chief transformation officer and will transition to a new role as vice president
Collins Aerospace Achieves Milestone C for Tactical Combat Training System Increment II News

Collins Aerospace Achieves Milestone C for Tactical Combat Training System Increment II

A Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX) business has marked the move of the U.S. Navy’s air combat training system into the production phase with the Milestone C completion. Raytheon said Wednesday Collins Aerospace also secured the first production order for the Navy’s Tactical Combat Training System Increment II, which is expected to reach initial operational capability
DOD Chief Data Officer David Spirk Discusses U.S. Data Strategy, Implementation & Innovation During GovCon Wire Events’ Data Innovation Forum Events

DOD Chief Data Officer David Spirk Discusses U.S. Data Strategy, Implementation & Innovation During GovCon Wire Events’ Data Innovation Forum

GovCon Wire Events hosted its Data Innovation Forum on Tuesday featuring David Spirk, chief data officer for the Department of Defense (DOD) and a 2021 Wash100 Award recipient, as the keynote speaker. Tuesday’s Forum explored the federal government’s modernization data strategy, innovation in the artificial intelligence and machine learning data processing industry and how to
USAF Plans $750M Contract for Remotely Piloted Aircraft Squadron Operations Support Contract Awards

USAF Plans $750M Contract for Remotely Piloted Aircraft Squadron Operations Support

The U.S. Air Force has released a draft request for proposals for a potential $750 million contract vehicle meant to address non-personal support requirements at a facility overseeing the branch’s remotely piloted aircraft missions. A presolicitation notice posted on SAM. gov states that the RPA-Squadron Operations Center Enteprise Services contract is structured as a small
Xator Names Al Stewart Business Development SVP Executive Moves

Xator Names Al Stewart Business Development SVP

Albert “Al” Stewart, a three-decade government market veteran, has joined Xator as senior vice president for business development. His appointment took effect June 1 and he is responsible for overseeing business growth strategies throughout the corporation, including its family of companies, Xator said. Stewart previously served as director of business development at CACI (NYSE: CACI)
Jensen Huang, Simon Segars on Opportunities That NVIDIA-Arm Combination Offers M&A Activity

Jensen Huang, Simon Segars on Opportunities That NVIDIA-Arm Combination Offers

NVIDIA (Nasdaq: NVDA) announced in September that it agreed to acquire U.K.-based semiconductor company Arm for approximately $40 billion and the chief executives of both companies explained how the transaction will help open up new opportunities and increase competition. “With this combination, we’ll be able to look at more markets at the same time and
Amyx Receives DC Area Top Workplace Recognition; William Schaefer Quoted News

Amyx Receives DC Area Top Workplace Recognition; William Schaefer Quoted

Amyx has been included again on The Washington Post’s annual list of best places to work in the greater Washington, D.C. region, based on employee feedback surveys. The Reston, Virginia-based company said the recognition marks its third time to land a spot on the 2021 Top Workplaces, which ranked 200 companies from the government contracting,
Aerospace Corp. Elects Stephanie O’Sullivan as Board Chair, Paul Selva as Vice Chair; Adds 2 New Trustees Executive Moves

Aerospace Corp. Elects Stephanie O’Sullivan as Board Chair, Paul Selva as Vice Chair; Adds 2 New Trustees

Aerospace Corp. has announced the election of Stephanie O’Sullivan, former Office of the Director of National Intelligence official, as chair of its board of trustees and Paul Selva, former head of the U.S. Transportation Command, as vice chair. The company said Thursday the board also welcomed Jim Bridenstine, former NASA administrator, and David Norquist, former
GALT Adds Retired Navy Vice Adm. Mathias Winter to Board of Directors Executive Moves

GALT Adds Retired Navy Vice Adm. Mathias Winter to Board of Directors

Mathias Winter, president of Winter Strategic Solutions and a retired U.S. Navy vice admiral, has joined the board of directors at San Diego-based airborne systems provider Global Air Logistics and Training. Winter brings more than 35 years of defense sector experience as GALT aims to meet its profitability and growth objectives, the veteran-owned company said
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