Posts from GovConWire for 04/07/2016

Booz Allen Vet Mark Gerencser Joins Alion Science’s Board

Mark Gerencser, the three-decade Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) veteran and six-term director there, has joined the board of directors at McLean, Virginia-based government and national security engineering services contractor Alion Science & Technology approximately seven months after its acquisition by private equity firm Veritas Capital…
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Orbital ATK to Help NASA Build, Launch Suborbital Rockets Under $200M Contract

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has been awarded a potential five-year, $199.5 million contract to provide rockets and launch services for NASA to carry out suborbital research missions. NASA said Thursday Orbital ATK will design, build, integrate and test scientific payloads, hardware and launch vehicles under the agency’s Sounding Rockets Program…
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Lockheed Lands $79M Navy Undersea Warfare System Contract Modification

Lockheed Martin has received a potential $79 million contract modification to produce Technical Insertion 14 baseline for the U.S. Navy’s underwater combat systems for fiscal 2016. The fixed-price-incentive-firm modification for the AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 Undersea Warfare System covers a part of a foreign military sales agreement with Japan and was awarded through a competitive procurement process, the Defense Department said Wednesday…
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Nick Khoubbieh Joins Ultra Electronics 3eTI as Cyber, Security Services VP, GM

Nick Khoubbieh, a three-decade information technology veteran, has joined Ultra Electronics 3eTI as vice president and general manager for integrated cyber and security solutions. Khoubbieh will oversee the company’s solutions consulting practice, which works to build applications that respond to cyber threats, 3eTI said Thursday…
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Melissa Drisko to Serve as DIA Deputy Director Starting August

Melissa Drisko, director for rank-in-person implementation at the Defense Intelligence Agency, has been named deputy director of DIA. U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Vincent Stewart, DIA director, announced that Drisko will assume her new role in August and help oversee the agency’s daily operations as well as its internal and external programs, DIA said Wednesday…
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Versar to Continue System Design & Implementation Support for FAA Under Contract Modification

Versar has landed a $47.8 million contract modification from the Federal Aviation Administration to provide continued physical security design and implementation support under the Security System Design and Integration program…
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Arjun Kampani to Join Aerojet Rocketdyne as VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Aerojet Rocketdyne has appointed Arjun Kampani to serve as the company’s vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary beginning April 11. Kampani, who previously held the same roles at General Dynamics‘ land systems unit, will bring almost 20 years of legal, advisory and business leadership experience in the aerospace and defense sector, Aerojet Rocketdyne said Wednesday…
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April 6 Market Close: GovCon Index Posts 1% Rally After Fed Minutes Show Leaders’ Rate Hike Hesitance

The GovCon Index erased two days of losses with a gain of 1.183 percent to a one-month high close of 74.769 Wednesday as U.S. markets reacted to the Federal Reserve‘s April meeting minutes that showed some hesitance by policymakers over whether to raise interest rates in April…
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