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GovConWire's Government Contracting News 1/10/2022

Andrew Boyd Named S2 Analytical Solutions President, COO
Executive Moves

Andrew Boyd Named S2 Analytical Solutions President, COO

Andrew Boyd, a business development leader in the GovCon industry, has joined S2 Analytical Solutions, as president and chief operations officer. S2 CEO Steve Bailey said in a statement published Monday Boyd’s experience in the defense and federal market will be key as he leads the development and implementation of the company’s growth strategy. Boyd
Vortex Optics to Produce Next-Gen Fire Controls Under $2.7B Army Follow-On OTA
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Vortex Optics to Produce Next-Gen Fire Controls Under $2.7B Army Follow-On OTA

Vortex Optics has received a potential $2.7 billion follow-on other transaction agreement from the U.S. Army to produce fire controls for next-generation weapons systems. The company will also provide spare parts, repairs, accessories, engineering, contractor support and other services to other Department of Defense components and foreign military sales customers via the Next Generation Squad
DOD Modernization Strategy Prioritizes AI/ML & Data With $770B Defense Spending Boost
Artificial Intelligence

DOD Modernization Strategy Prioritizes AI/ML & Data With $770B Defense Spending Boost

The Department of Defense is ramping up its modernization efforts with critical funding boosts and newly created senior executive roles to match the speed of rapid global developments and combat urgent pacing challenges. Defense spending for fiscal year 2022 has increased by five percent from the previous fiscal year’s defense policy measure. In December 2021,
Former UiPath Exec Jim Walker Joins Roboyo as Public Sector SVP
Executive Moves

Former UiPath Exec Jim Walker Joins Roboyo as Public Sector SVP

Jim Walker, formerly the federal chief technology officer of UiPath, has been appointed senior vice president of the U.S. public sector business at automation services provider Roboyo. He will oversee Roboyo’s go-to-market strategy to take its professional service offerings to federal, state and local agencies, the company said Thursday. At UiPath, he played a key
Boeing Receives $625M Contract to Update UK Military Info Logistics System
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Boeing Receives $625M Contract to Update UK Military Info Logistics System

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured a potential five-year, $625 million contract to update and maintain logistics information systems for the British military. The U.K. defense ministry said Thursday the company will support modernization work on LogIS software applications to provide the country’s service personnel a single technology platform for managing equipment inventories, transport services and
Kaman Updates Segment Structure; Ian Walsh Quoted
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Kaman Updates Segment Structure; Ian Walsh Quoted

Kaman (NYSE: KAMN) has realigned its operations around three segments as part of a new reporting structure meant to improve transparency as part of the company’s growth strategy and portfolio management efforts. The company said Thursday it will present financial results under engineered products, precision products and structures business segments. “The new reporting segments will
NeoSystems VP Susan Mitchell Promoted to Finance Chief
Executive Moves

NeoSystems VP Susan Mitchell Promoted to Finance Chief

Susan Mitchell, former vice president of professional services for enterprise resource planning systems at NeoSystems, has been promoted to serve as the company’s chief financial officer. She will be responsible for implementing an integrated approach to manage financial operations at the Tysons, Virginia-based information technology service provider, NeoSystems said Friday. Mitchell brings to the CFO
SOCOM Plans Modification to L3Harris Manpack Radio Contract
Contract Awards

SOCOM Plans Modification to L3Harris Manpack Radio Contract

U.S. Special Operations Command is looking to award L3Harris Technologies (NYSE: LHX) a $297.2 million contract modification to fully execute a capital equipment replacement program for legacy manpack radio systems. SOCOM awarded the original six-year, $255 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for AN/PRC 167 radios to Harris Corp. in June 2017. The all-stock merger between Harris and
BAE Receives $97M Contract Modification for Army Vehicle Production
Contract Awards

BAE Receives $97M Contract Modification for Army Vehicle Production

BAE Systems has secured a three-year, $97.3 million contract modification to produce additional M109A7 self-propelled howitzers for the U.S. Army. The company will also continue to supply the service branch with M992A3 carrier, ammunition, tracked vehicles, the Department of Defense said Friday. BAE’s howitzer platform is designed to provide indirect fire support for armored brigade
SAIC Secures $95M Defense Logistics Agency Bridge Contract
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SAIC Secures $95M Defense Logistics Agency Bridge Contract

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has received a $95 million bridge contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to extend the company’s facilities maintenance, repair and operations support to military branches. DLA will use the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to issue MRO task orders for the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard, the
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