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GovConWire's Government Contracting News 11/19/2021

Tom Wilson to Succeed Blake Larson as Northrop Space Systems Sector Head
Executive Moves

Tom Wilson to Succeed Blake Larson as Northrop Space Systems Sector Head

Tom Wilson, a sector vice president at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has been appointed to serve as a corporate VP and president of the company’s space systems sector starting Jan. 1. He will succeed Blake Larson, who intends to retire from the company on Feb. 4 after a four-decade career and will support the transition
SAIC Reports $348M in Digital, IT Service Contracts From Space & Intelligence Sectors; Michael LaRouche Quoted
Contract Awards

SAIC Reports $348M in Digital, IT Service Contracts From Space & Intelligence Sectors; Michael LaRouche Quoted

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has reported space and intelligence sector contracts worth a combined $348 million that include digital engineering and information technology services. SAIC said Thursday it booked a $100 million contract to support an undisclosed space sector customer and secured a $46 million initial award to help another classified client transform
Battelle President, CEO Lou Von Thaer Presented Sixth Wash100 Award By Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson
News

Battelle President, CEO Lou Von Thaer Presented Sixth Wash100 Award By Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson

Lou Von Thaer, president and CEO of Battelle, was presented his 2021 Wash100 Award by Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson on Tuesday. This marks the third consecutive year and sixth time overall that Von Thaer has received a Wash100 Award. Executive Mosaic recognized Von Thaer with the most prestigious award in all of government contracting
Michael Berkowitz Leads GovCon Wire Events’ Climate Resilience Fireside Chat With Steve Ambrose
Events

Michael Berkowitz Leads GovCon Wire Events’ Climate Resilience Fireside Chat With Steve Ambrose

GovCon Wire Events hosted its Climate Resilience: Reducing Risk and Creating Opportunities Fireside Chat on Thursday, which gathered together leading climate experts in a timely discussion on how industry is partnering with city, state and federal governments and communities to implement robust climate resilience and adaptation plans as extreme weather threats continue to remain at the
Avian Buys Level Up to Expand Government Mission Support; Kevin Switick Quoted
M&A Activity

Avian Buys Level Up to Expand Government Mission Support; Kevin Switick Quoted

Avian has purchased Ashburn, Virginia-based professional services provider Level Up for an undisclosed amount to expand software development, analytics and data engineering offerings for the government sector. Level Up offers support to intelligence agencies in the areas of data collection and analysis, information system implementation, infrastructure architecture and target recognition, Avian said Thursday. Kevin Switick,
Executive Spotlight With GDIT President Amy Gilliland Highlights Keys to Driving Company Growth, Zero Trust Approach & Customer IT Modernization
News

Executive Spotlight With GDIT President Amy Gilliland Highlights Keys to Driving Company Growth, Zero Trust Approach & Customer IT Modernization

ExecutiveBiz featured Amy Gilliland, president of General Dynamics‘ information technology business and four-time Wash100 Award winner in its most recent Executive Spotlight interview published Thursday. She discussed General Dynamics Information Technology‘s third-quarter results and cited the contributors to their organic growth. Gilliand also talked about the company efforts to support customer IT modernization initiatives, her
Former Michigan Security Chief Dan Lohrmann Named Presidio Public Sector Field CISO
Executive Moves

Former Michigan Security Chief Dan Lohrmann Named Presidio Public Sector Field CISO

Dan Lohrmann, former chief security officer for the state of Michigan, has been appointed field chief information security officer for the public sector business at digital services provider Presidio. In his new capacity, Lohrmann will work with clients in the state and local government and education sectors to help them develop infrastructure cybersecurity strategies, Presidio
MC Dean Awarded $250M to Support Pentagon’s Security Systems
Contract Awards

MC Dean Awarded $250M to Support Pentagon’s Security Systems

Tysons, Virginia-based M.C. Dean has secured a $250 million contract to help the Pentagon Force Protection Agency implement an integrated system to secure the Defense Department’s electronic and physical assets. The company will support the operation, maintenance and logistics of systems at the Pentagon Reservation, Defense Health Headquarters, Raven Rock Mountain Complex, Mark Center and
General Atomics Receives $103M Army UAS Production Contract
Contract Awards

General Atomics Receives $103M Army UAS Production Contract

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business has received a two-year, $103.2 million contract to manufacture MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft systems for the U.S. Army. Under the firm-fixed-priced contract, the company will also provide satellite airborne data terminals to the military branch and maintain government-furnished equipment, the Department of Defense said Thursday. Work will take place
John Song, Jean Stack Host Baird’s 2021 Government & Defense Conference Featuring Wash100 Winners Carey Smith, Doug Wagoner, Teresa Carlson, Tiffanny Gates & More
Industry News

John Song, Jean Stack Host Baird’s 2021 Government & Defense Conference Featuring Wash100 Winners Carey Smith, Doug Wagoner, Teresa Carlson, Tiffanny Gates & More

Baird hosted its fourth annual Government & Defense Conference on Wednesday to bring together the members of the government contracting (GovCon) sector, the federal government and industry to discuss the key industry trends and market outlook from the elite leaders across the federal landscape. The conference was held as an in-person conference with an estimated

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