Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 04/08/2016

Leidos, Immunovaccine Form Zika Vaccine Development Partnership; Jerry Hogge Comments

Leidos and Canada-based clinical vaccine developer Immunovaccine have forged an agreement to jointly develop a preventive agent against the mosquito-borne Zika virus in an effort to halt the spread of the disease that has affected much of Latin America within the past year…
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Albany International Closes $210M Purchase of Harris Aerostructures Business

Rochester, New Hampshire-based specialty materials processing company Albany International (NYSE: AIN) has wrapped up its acquisition of Harris Corp.‘s (NYSE: HRS) aerostructures business for approximately $210 million in cash and capital lease…
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Dimitri Kusnezov Nominated NNSA Deputy Administrator for Defense Programs

Dimitri Kusnezov, chief scientist at the Energy Department‘s National Nuclear Security Administration, has been nominated to the role of deputy administrator for defense programs at NNSA. President Barack Obama announced Kusnezov’s nomination on Thursday along with other key administration posts…
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Kevin McAleenan: DHS to Seek Silicon Valley Tech Partners for Trade, Travel Security Programs

The Department of Homeland Security will hold an event in the Silicon Valley, California region to discuss several opportunities for technology companies to support U.S. Customs and Border Protection missions…
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University-Led Consortium Aims to Help DHS Secure US Infrastructure Via New Center

The Department of Homeland Security has partnered with a consortium led by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to establish a new center of excellence to develop critical infrastructure security tools and strategies…
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Trend Micro Gets DISA STIG Clearance for Security Tool Configuration Document

Trend Micro has secured clearance from the Defense Information Systems Agency for its configuration document designed for use in the deployment of the company’s security tool on Defense Department-run networks…
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Tetra Tech Awarded 5-Year Army Water Resource Mgmt Support Contract

Pasadena, California-based construction and engineering services provider Tetra Tech has received a potential five-year, $47 million multiple-award task order contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to support the organization’s water resource management programs…
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VMware Enterprise Mobility Mgmt System Enters FedRAMP In-Process Stage

A VMware subsidiary has completed an application for the in-process stage of the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program in an effort to achieve full FedRAMP-compliant status for its enterprise mobility management system…
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General Dynamics Secures Potential $193M Army Contract for Penetrator Bomb Components

A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit has received a potential five-year, $193 million contract from the U.S. Army to build penetrator bomb bodies and components. The Army Contracting Command awarded the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems to produce the BLU-109 units, the company said Wednesday…
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GAO Examines Use of Cloud Service-Level Agreements at 5 Federal Departments

The departments of Defense, Veterans Affairs, Health and Human Services, Treasury and Homeland Security use service level agreements to procure cloud computing services from the private sector, according to a Government Accountability Office report…
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BAE Subcontracts Pyrgos Communications for Navy C4I Design Services

BAE Systems has awarded a subcontract to Cumming, Georgia-based small business Pyrgos Communications for technical and installation personnel support of command, control, communications, computers and intelligence functions to the Naval Air Warfare Center’s aircraft division…
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