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GovConWire's Government Contracting News 10/4/2021

Peraton Wins $2.7B DHS Data Center, Cloud Support Contract
Contract Awards

Peraton Wins $2.7B DHS Data Center, Cloud Support Contract

Peraton has won a potential $2.69 billion single-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to help the Department of Homeland Security manage a hybrid computing environment consisting of a data center, colocation facilities and cloud services. DHS offered details of the Data Center and Cloud Optimization contract in the Federal Procurement Data System and officially issued the DCCO IDIQ
Former Vectrus Exec Kevin Leonard Joins Technica as President, CEO
Executive Moves

Former Vectrus Exec Kevin Leonard Joins Technica as President, CEO

Kevin Leonard, former senior vice president of contingency operations at Vectrus (NYSE: VEC), has been named president and CEO at Charleston, South Carolina-based military logistics services provider Technica. The retired U.S. Army major general will lead Technica in efforts to support customers such as the Department of Defense and succeeds Amy Roddey, who transitioned to
Delphinus Engineering, Epsilon Systems Win Spots on $892M Navy Contract for Submarine Safety Program
Contract Awards

Delphinus Engineering, Epsilon Systems Win Spots on $892M Navy Contract for Submarine Safety Program

Delphinus Engineering and Epsilon Systems will provide services, equipment and facilities to help the U.S. Navy maintain the safety of military submarines under a potential three-year, $892 million, multiple-award contract. The contractors will perform technical and administrative services, deliver supplies and equipment and offer facilities to support the Submarine Safety or SUBSAFE program, the Department
DHS Seeks to Harness AI/ML Opportunities Through Science & Technology Directorate’s Strategic Plan
Artificial Intelligence

DHS Seeks to Harness AI/ML Opportunities Through Science & Technology Directorate’s Strategic Plan

In August, the Department of Homeland Security’s science and technology directorate recently published a strategy to maximize technological opportunities from artificial intelligence and machine learning. “Through this strategy, S&T will build and apply expertise to help the department fulfill the game-changing promise of AI/ML technologies while mitigating the inherent risks,” said Kathryn Coulter Mitchell, senior
Executive Spotlight With Tara LeBlanc, Sev1Tech’s EVP DHS Growth and Solutions, Highlights Company’s Partnership With Women in Technology
News

Executive Spotlight With Tara LeBlanc, Sev1Tech’s EVP DHS Growth and Solutions, Highlights Company’s Partnership With Women in Technology

Tara LeBlanc, executive vice president of DHS Growth and Solutions for Sev1Tech, was featured in the most recent Executive Spotlight interview with ExecutiveBiz on Thursday. The executive talked about her company career and experience as well as how important diversity is in the technology field, and provided information about Sev1Tech’s collaboration with Women in Technology
ST Engineering Strikes $2.68B Cash Deal for Roper’s TransCore Business
M&A Activity

ST Engineering Strikes $2.68B Cash Deal for Roper’s TransCore Business

Singapore-based ST Engineering has agreed to acquire TransCore from Roper Technologies (NYSE: ROP) for $2.68 billion in cash. Nashville, Tennessee-based TransCore develops traffic management, tolling systems and related technologies for the transportation industry and is expected to record approximately $545 million in 2021 revenue, Roper said Sunday. The transaction is expected to be completed in
Dynamic Integrated Services Adds GSA Vets Dominic Sale, Stacy Riggs to Enterprise Optimization Practice; Mark Forman Quoted
Executive Moves

Dynamic Integrated Services Adds GSA Vets Dominic Sale, Stacy Riggs to Enterprise Optimization Practice; Mark Forman Quoted

Dynamic Integrated Services has named former General Services Administration executives Dominic Sale and Stacy Riggs as a vice president and senior manager, respectively, within the enterprise optimization practice. Mark Forman, executive vice president for enterprise optimization practice at DIS, said in a statement published Wednesday Sale and Riggs bring to DIS their expertise as the
Andrew Conn Transitions to Permanent Role as Anthem Federal Arm President
Executive Moves

Andrew Conn Transitions to Permanent Role as Anthem Federal Arm President

Andrew Conn, an experienced federal health care executive who has been serving as interim president of Anthem‘s (NYSE: ANTM) federal business arm, will assume the position full-time after holding it temporarily for a month, FedHealthIT reported Friday. As president of Anthem Federal Government Services, Conn will continue managing profits and losses for the business’ service
AIS-AFS Team Wins Spot on $250M FERC Application Layer Modernization BPA
Contract Awards

AIS-AFS Team Wins Spot on $250M FERC Application Layer Modernization BPA

A team of Applied Information Sciences and Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal arm has secured a position on a seven-year, $250 million blanket purchase agreement to help the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission update mission-critical business applications. AIS said its partnership with Accenture Federal Services is among the three prime contractors selected to support the FERC Application
Jason Weiss Named DOD Chief Software Officer
Executive Moves

Jason Weiss Named DOD Chief Software Officer

Jason Weiss, a senior information technology modernization professional, has been appointed chief software officer at the Department of Defense, FedScoop reported Friday. He will lead efforts to modernize legacy applications and implement modern software development practices across DOD. Weiss joined the Pentagon in January as director of software modernization after a 20-year career in the

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