Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 11/25/2015

GDEF Completes STG Acquisition; Simon Lee to Chair Merged Company’s Board

Acquisition firm Global Defense & National Security Systems (Nasdaq: GDEF) has wrapped up its purchase of information technology services contractor STG for $165.5 million in cash and stock. The deal seeks to integrate STG’s federal government sector clients and cyber and software platforms with GDEF’s network of partners in the national security and defense sectors, STG said Tuesday…
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Boeing-GE-Flatirons Team to Pursue Denmark F-16 Replacement Work; Geoffrey Godet Comments

Boeing, Flatirons Solutions and General Electric have inked an agreement to pursue business opportunities related to Denmark’s plan to replace its F-16 aircraft fleet. Flatirons will integrate its CORENA suite software into the Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet to comply with the Danish fighter replacement program’s requirements, Flatirons said Wednesday…
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William LaPlante: US Faces Issues Over Space Launch Competition, Russian-Made Engine Dependence

William LaPlante, assistant secretary for acquisition of the U.S. Air Force, has said the U.S. could face difficulties in its efforts to simultaneously maintain access to space, advance competition in space launches and cease dependence on Russian-built rocket engines, Reuters reported Tuesday…
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PE Systems to Provide IT, Administrative Support for Air Force Acquisition Directorate

PE Systems has won a potential one-year, $22.5 million contract to provide information technology systems, software development services and other technical support for the U.S. Air Force’s acquisition directorate secretary and other related organizations…
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SIBA: US Should Supply Biometrics Tools to Allies Through DoD FMS Program

The Secure Identity & Biometrics Association has called on the U.S. government to use the Defense Department’s foreign military sales initiative as a channel to provide allied countries facing an influx of refugees from Syria with biometrics tools…
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Sandia Labs Researchers Develop Tools for Motion, Image Analysis

Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories has developed two computer codes with the intent to help national security analysts examine and manage complex datasets in a short period of time. Data scientist Mark Rintoul led a team of Sandia Labs researchers that built a code for automated monitoring of motion and trajectories through the Pattern Analytics to Support High-Performance Exploitation and Reasoning initiative, the laboratory said Nov…
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Salient CRGT to Operate Center for Veterinary Medicine Systems; Tom Ferrando Comments

Salient CRGT Inc. has received a three-year, $15 million task order through its Guident subsidiary to operate and maintain the applications of the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine…
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Camber Captures $19M in Naval Education, Training Task Orders; Jim Brabston Comments

Camber Corp. has received nine task orders worth $19 million to design courseware for the Naval Education and Training Command’s learning centers. Camber said Tuesday it will work to integrate instructor-led classroom materials and interactive multimedia instruction into the courseware development process and apply the courseware to the NETC learning management system…
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