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GovConWire's Government Contracting News 10/12/2021

Private Equity Firms CD&R, KKR Close Cloudera Buy; Rob Bearden Quoted
M&A Activity

Private Equity Firms CD&R, KKR Close Cloudera Buy; Rob Bearden Quoted

Affiliates of private equity firms Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and KKR have completed their acquisition of Cloudera for approximately $5.3 billion in an all-cash transaction that was first announced in June. Santa Clara, California-based Cloudera said Friday it stopped trading on the New York Stock Exchange following the deal’s closing and CEO Rob Bearden will
US Green-Lights $985M Seahawk Helicopter Deal With Australia
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US Green-Lights $985M Seahawk Helicopter Deal With Australia

The State Department has cleared Australia’s request to procure additional Sikorsky-built multirole naval helicopters along with related equipment and support services under a potential $985 million foreign military sales agreement. Australia intends to buy a dozen MH-60R Seahawk units as part of the country’s homeland defense and regional deterrence efforts, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency
Congress Backs Intell Community Tech Investment, Data Sharing via Fiscal 2022 IC Policy Bill
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Congress Backs Intell Community Tech Investment, Data Sharing via Fiscal 2022 IC Policy Bill

Members of Congress want the intelligence community to invest more in commercial technology platforms and share data with the Defense Department as part of the Fiscal Year 2022 Intelligence Authorization Act. On Sept. 30, the House Intelligence Committee passed its version of the bill that authorizes IC spending levels 0.5 percent above the White House’s
Private Equity Firm STG Closes $1.2B Buy of FireEye Products Business
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Private Equity Firm STG Closes $1.2B Buy of FireEye Products Business

A Symphony Technology Group-led consortium has closed its $1.2 billion cash acquisition of the FireEye Products business from Mandiant (Nasdaq: MNDT) to create a new pure-play cybersecurity vendor. Friday’s announcement of the deal closing came four days after Mandiant’s rebranding move and stock ticker symbol update. STG said it intends to combine FireEye Products with
Report: Former Leidos SVP Brian Thompson Joins Peraton as Intell Mission Solutions Business Head
Executive Moves

Report: Former Leidos SVP Brian Thompson Joins Peraton as Intell Mission Solutions Business Head

Brian Thompson, formerly a senior vice president and operations manager of Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), has been appointed VP and general manager of Peraton‘s intelligence mission solutions unit, the Washington Business Journal reported Friday. He started his career at SAIC in 1994 and joined Leidos when the two organizations’ separation process concluded in September 2013. Thompson
SDA Issues Draft Solicitation for Tranche 1 Demonstration and Experimentation System
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SDA Issues Draft Solicitation for Tranche 1 Demonstration and Experimentation System

The Space Development Agency has issued a draft request for proposals for a program to provide demonstration and experimentation capabilities for the first tranche of the National Defense Space Architecture’s transport layer. The Tranche 1 Demonstration and Experimentation System seeks to supplement the Tranche 1 Transport Layer satellite constellation using beyond line of sight command
Cellebrite Seeks to Expand Law Enforcement Intelligence Work With Digital Clues Acquisition
M&A Activity

Cellebrite Seeks to Expand Law Enforcement Intelligence Work With Digital Clues Acquisition

Cellebrite (Nasdaq: CLBT) has agreed to buy the assets of Digital Clues, an open-source intelligence firm, to expand its footprint as an end-to-end digital intelligence platforms provider within law enforcement investigation and intelligence markets. Israel-based Cellebrite said Monday it expects the acquisition to be completed in the fourth quarter of calendar year 2021, subject to
L3Harris Receives 1st Army Delivery Order for Falcon IV Compact Team Radios
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L3Harris Receives 1st Army Delivery Order for Falcon IV Compact Team Radios

L3Harris Technologies (NYSE: LHX) has received an initial delivery order from the U.S. Army for single-channel compact team radios designed to help soldiers exchange tactical data via an integrated military communications network. The company said it will provide 1,000 Falcon IV AN/PRC-171 devices to the service branch to support voice and data exchange among users
GovCon Wire Events Panel Talks Leveraging AI Industry Expertise in Public Sector
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GovCon Wire Events Panel Talks Leveraging AI Industry Expertise in Public Sector

GovCon Wire Events hosted Thursday its AI: Innovation in Homeland Security Forum, which brought together government and industry leaders to examine how national security agencies can leverage AI technology to combat foreign and domestic adversaries and threats. Following a keynote address from DHS official John Cohen, GovCon Wire Events proceeded to the Forum’s panel discussion, featuring Anil
Lockheed to Produce More Sentinel A4 Radar Systems for Army
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Lockheed to Produce More Sentinel A4 Radar Systems for Army

  Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a contract from the U.S. Army to build five more Sentinel A4 radar systems intended for the detection and identification of multiple aerial threats. The company said Monday it projects the delivery of additional radars to occur over the next year for use in operational assessments at the

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