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GovConWire's Government Contracting News 7/29/2021

Noblis’ New Subsidiary Eyes Integrated Mission Support for Defense Clients; Glenn Hickok Quoted M&A Activity

Noblis’ New Subsidiary Eyes Integrated Mission Support for Defense Clients; Glenn Hickok Quoted

Noblis has formed a new subsidiary following its acquisition of McKean Defense Group with the goal to offer integrated mission services to the U.S. Navy and other military agencies. The Noblis MSD business, which includes former Mckean affiliate Cabrillo Technologies, aims to support Department of Defense customers in emerging technology areas such as artificial intelligence,
Amentum Wins $301M Task Order to Help Maintain USAF Trainer Aircraft Contract Awards

Amentum Wins $301M Task Order to Help Maintain USAF Trainer Aircraft

Amentum has received a five-year, $301.4 million task order to help the U.S. Air Force maintain three jet trainer platforms, The company will perform organizational- and intermediate-level maintenance support for the T-38C Talon, T-6A Texon II and T-1A Jayhawk aircraft at Vance AF Base, the Department of Defense said Wednesday. USAF officially awarded the task
GovCon Expert Kevin Plexico: Why Government Contracting Companies Should Be Confident About 2021 GovCon Expert

GovCon Expert Kevin Plexico: Why Government Contracting Companies Should Be Confident About 2021

Kevin Plexico, senior vice president of Information Solutions with Deltek, published his latest article as a part of Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Expert program on Thursday. 2021 Wash100 Award recipient and GovCon Expert Kevin Plexico used his first article for the program to shine a light on the major improvements that government contractors and their respective
GSA Unveils List of Awardees on ASTRO Manned, Unmanned Tech Development Contract Contract Awards

GSA Unveils List of Awardees on ASTRO Manned, Unmanned Tech Development Contract

The General Services Administration has released the full list of awardees on a potential 10-year, multiple-award master contract to research, develop, maintain, support and operate manned, optionally manned and unmanned platforms and robotics systems. GSA divided the awardees on the ASTRO contract into 10 pools encompassing various services in support of the systems, according to
Raytheon Posts Revenue Jump for Q2, Lifts Full-Year Guidance Financial Reports

Raytheon Posts Revenue Jump for Q2, Lifts Full-Year Guidance

Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX) posted $15.9 billion in fiscal year 2021 second quarter sales, which the company said was up 10 percent organically from the same period a year ago. The Waltham, Massachusetts-based defense and aerospace contractor also raised the low end of its full-year sales guidance to $64.4 billion from the previous $63.9 billion
Shane Arnott Named Anduril Chief Engineer Executive Moves

Shane Arnott Named Anduril Chief Engineer

Shane Arnott, a more than 25-year aerospace and defense industry veteran, has joined defense technology company Anduril Industries as chief engineer, GovCon Wire has learned. He will help Anduril modernize defense capabilities in support of the U.S. and its allies using his technical expertise in concept development, autonomy and simulation. Prior to Anduril, Arnott spent
Air Force Exercises $483M Option on Raytheon AMRAAM Production Contract Contract Awards

Air Force Exercises $483M Option on Raytheon AMRAAM Production Contract

Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX) has received a $482.9 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to manufacture lot 35 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles for domestic and international defense customers. The award exercises pre-priced options on an existing contract for the production of AMRAAMs, telemetry systems and spares, the Department of Defense said Wednesday.
Leidos Secures $151M Army Contract for Geospatial Information Program Support Contract Awards

Leidos Secures $151M Army Contract for Geospatial Information Program Support

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will continue providing support for the U.S. Army’s geospatial information program as part of a $151.4 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract awarded by the Army Geospatial Center. Under AGC’s High-Resolution, 3-D Geospatial Information program, Leidos will perform operation and technology integration work through Sept. 5, 2025, at locations in Virginia, Poland, Afghanistan, Iraq, Niger,
Lloyd McCoy Joins DLT as Market Intelligence Director; David Blankenhorn Quoted Executive Moves

Lloyd McCoy Joins DLT as Market Intelligence Director; David Blankenhorn Quoted

Lloyd McCoy, former manager of the public sector market intelligence team at immixGroup, has been appointed director of market intelligence at DLT Solutions’ Office of the Chief Technology Officer. He will lead the company’s market intelligence strategies for assessing markets, identifying new business opportunities for technology providers and partners, and developing intelligence assets for sales
White House Seeks to Protect Industrial Control Systems From Cyberthreats With New Memo Cybersecurity

White House Seeks to Protect Industrial Control Systems From Cyberthreats With New Memo

The White House has released a national security memorandum to improve the cybersecurity posture of critical infrastructure. The memo announces the establishment of the Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity Initiative to facilitate the deployment of technologies meant to provide threat detection and visibility and cyber response capabilities in operational technology and control system networks, the White
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