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GovConWire's Government Contracting News 11/12/2021

BAE Seeks to Further Military Training Support With Bohemia Interactive Simulations Purchase
M&A Activity

BAE Seeks to Further Military Training Support With Bohemia Interactive Simulations Purchase

BAE Systems has agreed to acquire Bohemia Interactive Simulations for an undisclosed amount in a move to expand training products and services for the defense sector. Orlando, Florida-headquartered BISim has more than 325 employees worldwide and offers game-based software platforms built to support military readiness programs, BAE said Thursday. DLA Piper and Jones Day respectively
Former Federal CIO Tony Scott Named President, CEO of Cyber Firm Intrusion
Executive Moves

Former Federal CIO Tony Scott Named President, CEO of Cyber Firm Intrusion

Tony Scott, who served as federal chief information officer during the Obama administration, will take the helm of cybersecurity company Intrusion as president and CEO starting Monday. He most recently led The TonyScottGroup, a consulting firm he also established in 2017 to help clients manage their cybersecurity posture, Intrusion said Thursday. During his tenure as
SAIC, Serco Receive Contracts to Support Navy Integrated Warfare Systems PEO
Contract Awards

SAIC, Serco Receive Contracts to Support Navy Integrated Warfare Systems PEO

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) and Serco Group’s U.S. subsidiary have secured separate contracts to provide engineering support, test, product development and ship and systems integration services to the U.S. Navy’s Program Executive Office for Integrated Warfare Systems. SAIC will deliver services to PEO IWS 1.0 and 9.0 under a potential $22.7 million contract
DIA CIO Doug Cossa to Headline Defense, Intelligence IT Modernization Forum for Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Wire
Events

DIA CIO Doug Cossa to Headline Defense, Intelligence IT Modernization Forum for Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Wire

Doug Cossa, chief information officer of the Defense Intelligence Agency, will keynote a Nov. 17 virtual forum to be hosted by Executive Mosaic’s flagship Government Contracting Wire (GovCon Wire) to discuss the DIA’s current information technology environment and the role of industry in efforts to transform the agency’s IT infrastructure. Cossa assumed his current position
Babcock-Led Industry Team to Back UK Maritime Electronic Warfare Program Under $134M Contract
Contract Awards

Babcock-Led Industry Team to Back UK Maritime Electronic Warfare Program Under $134M Contract

A team of Babcock International Group, Elbit Systems’ U.K. subsidiary and QinetiQ has received a potential 13-year, $133.8 million contract to design, produce and deliver electronic warfare systems to the U.K. naval force. The industry team will integrate, support and update the Royal Navy’s sensor systems, radar electronic support measures and EW command and control
Executive Spotlight With DSA President & CFO John Foley Focuses on Company’s Competitive Intell Best Practices, Growth Strategy & Agreement With Virginia Tech
News

Executive Spotlight With DSA President & CFO John Foley Focuses on Company’s Competitive Intell Best Practices, Growth Strategy & Agreement With Virginia Tech

In its most recent Executive Spotlight interview, ExecutiveBiz spoke with John Foley, president and chief financial officer of DSA, about the company’s growth strategy, agreement with Virginia Tech, focus on internal IT services and quality management as well as recent contract wins. The interview also picked up from a Competitive Intelligence Spotlight discussion in 2020
NASA Eyes Additional Crowdsourcing Tools via NOIS 2 On-Ramp
Contract Awards

NASA Eyes Additional Crowdsourcing Tools via NOIS 2 On-Ramp

NASA is looking to enlist additional companies to crowdsource ideas and approaches to advance the agency mission through an on-ramp process for the second iteration of the Open Innovation Services contract vehicle. A solicitation notice posted on SAM.gov says the space agency will accept new proposals for the potential $175 million NOIS2 program until Dec.
Former Mercury Systems SVP Amela Wilson Appointed Nanoracks CEO
Executive Moves

Former Mercury Systems SVP Amela Wilson Appointed Nanoracks CEO

Amela Wilson, formerly a senior vice president and general manager at Mercury Systems (Nasdaq: MRCY), has joined space services provider Nanoracks as CEO. Nanoracks said Thursday that Wilson succeeds Jeffrey Manber, who will continue to serve as the company’s board chairman and assume a new role as president of Voyager Space’s international and space stations
Lockheed Receives $737M Space Force Order for 3 More GPS III Follow-On Satellites
Contract Awards

Lockheed Receives $737M Space Force Order for 3 More GPS III Follow-On Satellites

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) reportedly will manufacture three more GPS III Follow-On military communications satellites under a $737 million contract option from the U.S. Space Force, SpaceNews reported Thursday. USSF ordered space vehicles 15, 16 and 17 as part of a potential $7.2 billion GPS IIIF fixed-price-type production contract the U.S. Air Force announced in
NHTSA Taps Mission Critical Partners for 911 GIS Assessment Initiative; Darrin Reilly Quoted
News

NHTSA Taps Mission Critical Partners for 911 GIS Assessment Initiative; Darrin Reilly Quoted

Mission Critical Partners will work with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to evaluate the state of geographic information systems in the 911 community as part of efforts to improve sharing of GIS data across the U.S. The National 911 Program at NHTSA will oversee the effort and collaborate with MCP to come up with

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