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GovConWire's Government Contracting News 10/6/2021

Carlyle’s Frank Finelli Named to Veritas Technologies Public Sector Advisory Board
Executive Moves

Carlyle’s Frank Finelli Named to Veritas Technologies Public Sector Advisory Board

Frank Finelli, a managing director at The Carlyle Group and a previous Wash100 Award recipient, has joined the public sector advisory board of Santa Clara, California-based enterprise data protection company Veritas Technologies. He and three other newly appointed advisory board members will advise the company on the new cybersecurity executive order, prioritize programs, recommend actions
Austal USA to Build Navy’s Steel Rescue Vessels Under Potential $385M Contract
Contract Awards

Austal USA to Build Navy’s Steel Rescue Vessels Under Potential $385M Contract

Austal USA has received a potential $385.1 million contract to finalize the design and begin the construction of the U.S. Navy’s Navajo-class Towing, Salvage and Rescue Ship. The Mobile, Alabama-based shipbuilder will initially build two T-ATS vessels under a $144.6 million fixed-price-incentive modification to a previously awarded contract and may construct up to three additional
DIA Vet Brian Drake Joins Accrete’s Government Arm as Federal CTO
M&A Activity

DIA Vet Brian Drake Joins Accrete’s Government Arm as Federal CTO

Brian Drake, a Defense Intelligence Agency veteran, has joined Accrete‘s government-focused arm as federal chief technology officer, responsible for assessing the competitive landscape and helping expand and gain new opportunities with government customers. The company said Tuesday the new Accrete AI Government federal CTO will also provide assistance in developing artificial intelligence-related congressional standards and
Caliburn Rebrands as Acuity International; Bob Stalick, Thomas Campbell Quoted
News

Caliburn Rebrands as Acuity International; Bob Stalick, Thomas Campbell Quoted

Caliburn International has rebranded as Acuity International to reflect the company’s evolving focus on technology-based services for its global government and commercial enterprise customers. The rebrand follows Caliburn’s April 2021 announcement that it would split into two new companies, Acuity International and Valiance Humanitarian, following the completion of a strategic review conducted by the company’s board of
MasterPeace Acquires Northern Virginia Software Provider Full Suite Solutions; Drew Cohen Quoted
M&A Activity

MasterPeace Acquires Northern Virginia Software Provider Full Suite Solutions; Drew Cohen Quoted

MasterPeace Solutions, a Maryland-based cyber and intelligence services provider, has expanded into the Northern Virginia region with the acquisition of local software company Full Suite Solutions. The transaction is expected to provide engineers with a platform for work and skills development opportunities in the environment of their choice and for the customers they prefer, MasterPeace
DIA Embarks on Information Technology Modernization
Events

DIA Embarks on Information Technology Modernization

In an effort to streamline the organization’s overlapping systems and harmonize challenges across centers and directorates, the Defense Intelligence Agency released its standardized framework for a coherent approach in achieving multilevel objectives in June. Lt. Gen Scott Berrier, director of DIA, said the 2021 DIA Strategy concluded the 10 months-long threat analysis and examination of the agency’s capabilities to
BAE Receives $140M Contract to Sustain DOD Fuel Storage, Distribution Systems
Contract Awards

BAE Receives $140M Contract to Sustain DOD Fuel Storage, Distribution Systems

The U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems will help the Defense Logistics Agency maintain operational technology used to manage the storage and distribution of fuel products for Department of Defense missions across the globe. Contract work includes preventive and corrective maintenance work on sensors, network communications, controls, alarms and gauges at DOD-owned fueling facilities, BAE Systems
Craig Brower Named President of Edgybees Government Unit
Executive Moves

Craig Brower Named President of Edgybees Government Unit

Craig Brower, former vice president and general manager of the public sector business at Orbital Insight, has been appointed president of U.S. government operations at Gaithersburg Maryland-based visual intelligence technology provider Edgybees. The three-decade intelligence and defense industry veteran will oversee Edgybees’ strategic business development, sales, marketing, engineering and operations functions in his position, the
Fortinet Adds Retired Navy Officer James Stavridis to Board
Executive Moves

Fortinet Adds Retired Navy Officer James Stavridis to Board

James Stavridis, a 37-year U.S. Navy veteran, has joined the board of directors at Sunnyvale, California-based cybersecurity company Fortinet (Nasdaq: FTNT). The retired admiral works for The Carlyle Group as a managing director and vice chairman of the investment firm’s global affairs and chairs the board of trustees at the Rockefeller Foundation, Fortinet said Tuesday.
Palantir to Deliver Army’s Intell Data Fabric & Analytics Platform
Contract Awards

Palantir to Deliver Army’s Intell Data Fabric & Analytics Platform

The U.S. Army has selected Palantir Technologies (NYSE: PLTR) to further develop and deliver an intelligence data fabric and analytics platform in support of the Capability Drop 2 program. The company said Tuesday it will field the Palantir Gotham Platform to serve as a data fabric and analytics tool for the service’s intelligence users worldwide.

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