Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 07/30/2015

ManTech Lands $278M DIA Logistics, IT Support Task Order; Bill Varner Comments

ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) has been awarded a potential five-year, $278.5 million task order to provide logistics management and information technology modernization support services for the Defense Intelligence Agency…
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Iridium Gov’t Revenue Up 12% in 2Q; Matt Desch Offers NEXT Program Update

Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) has reported a 12.5 percent increase in government segment revenue for the company’s fiscal year 2015 second quarter compared to the prior year period. Total quarterly sales for the segment reached $18 million, which the company attributed primarily to its airtime services contract with the Defense Department…
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Lockheed Forms Healthcare Tech Alliance; Horace Blackman Comments

Lockheed Martin has formed a healthcare technology alliance to consolidate the health information technology services of partners such as academic institutions and medical technology firms. The company said Wednesday group members include Cisco, Cloudera, Illumina, Intel and Montgomery College…
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Reports: Senate to Push Back Cyber Info Sharing Bill Vote After August Recess

The Senate could push back voting on the proposed Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act until fall as lawmakers face concerns on potential overreach and protracted talks on other pending bills, the National Journal reported Tuesday
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Gen. Joseph Dunford Confirmed as Joint Chiefs Chairman

Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford received Senate confirmationWednesday to become the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Defense News reported Wednesday. Leo Shane III writes he will succeed the retiring Army Gen…
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State Dept OKs $335M Aircraft IR Countermeasure Sale to UAE

The State Department has approved a potential $335 million foreign military sale of AN/AAQ 24(V) directional infrared countermeasure systems for the United Arab Emirates’ head of state aircraft. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency saidWednesday that UAE ordered four airborne DIRCMs and a total of 60 small laser transmitter assemblies, system processors and missile approach warning system sensors…
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