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GovConWire's Government Contracting News 10/7/2021

Arlington Capital to Buy, Merge SPA With MCR; William Vantine Quoted
M&A Activity

Arlington Capital to Buy, Merge SPA With MCR; William Vantine Quoted

Arlington Capital Partners has agreed to purchase Systems Planning and Analysis from CM Equity Partners and SPA Management for an undisclosed sum and plans to combine SPA with its portfolio company MCR to create an independent advisory firm focused on supporting the missions of government and national security customers. William Vantine, president and CEO of
VA Taps Salient CRGT for $207M Network Engineering Support Task Order
Contract Awards

VA Taps Salient CRGT for $207M Network Engineering Support Task Order

Salient CRGT has won a potential five-year, $207 million task order to help the Department of Veterans Affairs develop, implement, operate and maintain its enterprise network security and transportation services. The Network Engineering, Design, Implementation and Infrastructure Support task order awarded through VA’s Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology Next Generation contract covers technical support to the
Intelligence Community Leaders to Discuss Tech Programs, Partnerships at Potomac Officers Club’s 2021 Intel Summit
Events

Intelligence Community Leaders to Discuss Tech Programs, Partnerships at Potomac Officers Club’s 2021 Intel Summit

Leaders at the Defense Intelligence Agency, FBI, National Reconnaissance Office and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence will deliver keynote speeches during the Potomac Officers Club’s “7th Annual Intel Summit” on Oct. 14 to share their insights into the intelligence community’s priorities, programs and partnerships with the domestic industry. Lt. Gen. Scott Berrier,
GovCon Expert Mick Fox: Three Things a Contracts Professional Must Consider Regarding FedRAMP
General News

GovCon Expert Mick Fox: Three Things a Contracts Professional Must Consider Regarding FedRAMP

Mick Fox, chief operating officer for Technomile, published his latest feature article as a member of Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Expert program on Thursday. Previously, GovCon Expert Mick Fox provided an informative guide in a two-part feature breaking down contract lifecycle management (CLM) in the federal landscape today. For his latest piece, Fox discussed the need
Elbit Systems to Produce Helmet Mounted Systems for Army Apache Pilots; Raanan Horowitz Quoted
Contract Awards

Elbit Systems to Produce Helmet Mounted Systems for Army Apache Pilots; Raanan Horowitz Quoted

The U.S. Army has awarded Elbit Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary a potential five-year, $76 million contract to manufacture helmet mounted systems for AH-64 Apache helicopter pilots to view flight and targeting data in front of their eyes. Elbit Systems of America received a two-year, $6 million initial delivery order for Integrated Helmet And Display Sight Systems
Air Force R&D Vet Leah Rowe Joins PAR Government Subsidiary
Executive Moves

Air Force R&D Vet Leah Rowe Joins PAR Government Subsidiary

Leah Rowe, a more than 10-year veteran of the Air Force Research Laboratory, has joined PAR Technology‘s (NYSE: PAR) government systems subsidiary as director of training and readiness. She will spearhead the company’s transfer and transition efforts for new training technology developed under the AFRL-sponsored Networked Integrated Tactical Environment program, PAR Technology said Wednesday. In
DOJ Launches Initiative to Address False Cybersecurity Fraud Claims by Contractors
Industry News

DOJ Launches Initiative to Address False Cybersecurity Fraud Claims by Contractors

The Department of Justice has expanded its efforts to combat cyber threats with the launch of an initiative aimed at cracking down on government contractors that made false cybersecurity-related fraud claims. The new Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative will leverage the False Claims Act, a civil enforcement tool meant to address fraudulent conduct by companies to gain
Rusty Murdaugh: Austal USA Shifts Focus to Steel Shipbuilding, Ship Repair
News

Rusty Murdaugh: Austal USA Shifts Focus to Steel Shipbuilding, Ship Repair

Rusty Murdaugh, president of Austal’s U.S. arm, said the company is transitioning to steel-based shipbuilding and developing its ship repair business as part of its strategic evolution, Breaking Defense reported Tuesday. “The kick for us [to push for steel] was when we weren’t able to secure the frigate design. We re-evaluated where we needed to
Springbrook Acquires MAGIQ Software to Expand Cloud Offerings; Robert Bonavito Quoted
M&A Activity

Springbrook Acquires MAGIQ Software to Expand Cloud Offerings; Robert Bonavito Quoted

Springbrook Software seeks to expand its capabilities, service coverage and customer base with the acquisition of MAGIQ Software, a New Zealand-based company that delivers cloud offerings to public sector clients in the country, Australia and the U.S. Robert Bonavito, CEO of Springbrook Software, said in a statement published Monday the purchase supports the company’s strategy
Industrial Growth Partners Acquires Electronics Supplier APCT
M&A Activity

Industrial Growth Partners Acquires Electronics Supplier APCT

An Industrial Growth Partners affiliate has acquired APCT, a supplier of printed circuit board products for various applications such as aerospace and defense electronic systems. APCT, formerly owned by Angeles Equity Partners, is headquartered in Silicon Valley and has a global division that offers offshore production management services, the private equity firm said Wednesday. Jefferies

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