GovConWire's Government Contracting News 1/19/2023

Hon. Frank Calvelli: 4 Steps for Efficiently Bringing Space Capabilities to the Warfighter
Events

Hon. Frank Calvelli: 4 Steps for Efficiently Bringing Space Capabilities to the Warfighter

The current space architecture and methodologies for developing and fielding new space technologies came about before space was a contested arena. Or, perhaps in the time between when space was first a contested environment — the Space Race of the 1950s through the 1970s — and the present day. In the modern climate, nations such
Frank Sturek Named Compendium Federal Technology CEO
Executive Moves

Frank Sturek Named Compendium Federal Technology CEO

Frank Sturek, former president of SkyePoint Decisions, has been named CEO at Lexington Park, Maryland-based technology and engineering services company Compendium Federal Technology. CFT said Wednesday his appointment comes nearly a week after private equity firm Boathouse Capital acquired the company. Sturek noted CFT’s work to support systems at the U.S. Navy’s Naval Air Systems Command. “I look
Raytheon Wins $271M NGA Imagery Intelligence & Analysis Support Contract
Contract Awards

Raytheon Wins $271M NGA Imagery Intelligence & Analysis Support Contract

Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX) has won a five-year, $270.9 million contract to help the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency deliver imagery intelligence and analysis capabilities to domestic and international partners. The Mantis indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will provide specialists with access to technology platforms and services they need to exploit non-literal imagery, NGA said. Under the program, Raytheon will
ICF Wins $161M Task Order to Support National Cancer Institute Digital Modernization; Mark Lee Quoted
Contract Awards

ICF Wins $161M Task Order to Support National Cancer Institute Digital Modernization; Mark Lee Quoted

ICF (Nasdaq: ICFI) will provide technology and software-based services to the National Cancer Institute under a potential five-year, $161 million task order. Under the terms of the award, ICF’s Digital Services Center will help the NCI Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology develop a strategy to advance enterprise-wide modernization efforts, the company said Wednesday.
CAE Wins $250M Army Flight Training Service Recompete
Contract Awards

CAE Wins $250M Army Flight Training Service Recompete

A CAE business unit has won a potential $250 million contract to continue helping U.S. Army and Air Force pilots train to operate fixed-wing aircraft. The Army’s firm-fixed-price award to CAE Defense & Security builds on a training program that began in 2016 and will cover more than 600 aviators every year until 2032, the
Leidos Appoints Former CMS Official Bobby Saxon as VP, HHS Account Executive
Executive Moves

Leidos Appoints Former CMS Official Bobby Saxon as VP, HHS Account Executive

Bobby Saxon, formerly an information technology executive at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, has joined Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) as vice president and strategic account executive for the Department of Health and Human Services. He is tasked with advancing strategic growth initiatives and safeguarding the company’s relationship with HHS, the company said Wednesday. Saxon
Boeing-Led Team to Build Sustainable Flight Demonstrator Under NASA Contract
Contract Awards

Boeing-Led Team to Build Sustainable Flight Demonstrator Under NASA Contract

An industry team led by Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a contract from NASA to develop and test a Transonic Truss-Braced Wing demonstrator aircraft as part of the space agency’s Sustainable Flight Demonstrator project. NASA will invest $425 million in the development of the TTBW demonstrator over a seven-year period, while Boeing and its industry
David Streett Succeeds Gary Lisota as Valkyrie CEO
Executive Moves

David Streett Succeeds Gary Lisota as Valkyrie CEO

David Streett, former president and chief operating officer of Valkyrie Enterprises, has been promoted to CEO of the Virginia-based technology and engineering services provider. He succeeds Valkyrie Founder Gary Lisota, who will continue to serve as vice chairman with oversight of business development and growth initiatives, the company said Wednesday. Streett’s promotion is part of
Former State Department Official Glenn Miller Assumes Senior Director Role at General Dynamics IT Unit
Executive Moves

Former State Department Official Glenn Miller Assumes Senior Director Role at General Dynamics IT Unit

Glenn Miller, former acting chief information officer at the State Department, has joined General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology business as senior director of IT and operations. He will work with federal customers to help them address cloud computing, cybersecurity and digital modernization requirements, GDIT said Wednesday. Miller stepped in as temporary State Department CIO
GovCIO Subsidiary Wins $99M Navy Submarine Tech Engineering Support IDIQ
Contract Awards

GovCIO Subsidiary Wins $99M Navy Submarine Tech Engineering Support IDIQ

A GovCIO subsidiary has won a $99.2 million contract with a five-year ordering period to engineer the U.S. Navy’s fixed broadcast system for submarines. The service branch awarded the performance-based, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to Salient CRGT after a full and open competition, the Department of Defense said Tuesday. Two offerors competed for the work through an acquisition process