Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 09/26/2016

Vista to Buy Actua’s GovDelivery Business for $153M in Public Sector Market Push; Patrick Severson Comments

Vista Equity Partners has agreed to purchase cloud computing government technology business GovDelivery from Actua (Nasdaq: ACTA) for $153 million in a push to expand the private equity firm’s presence in the public sector market…
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Lockheed Unveils Initial F-35A for Japan Air Self Defense Force; Marillyn Hewson Comments

Lockheed Martin and Japan have marked the delivery of the country’s first F-35A aircraft in a ceremony held Friday to commemorate the national defense and security alliance between Japan and the U…
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Northrop Lands Potential $150M Navy Contract for IR Countermeasures on Combat Aircraft

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has secured a potential $149.7 million firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract from the U.S. Navy for hardware, production test stations and technical services in support of the installation of large aircraft infrared countermeasures…
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Army Research Lab, UK MoD Form Distributed Analytics & Info Science Alliance

The U.S. Army‘s research organization and the U.K. defense ministry have formed an alliance on distributed analytics and information science as part of efforts to increase situational awareness during military coalition operations…
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Air Force Picks 3 Companies for Electronic Mission Equipment Power Systems Supply IDIQ

AllCom Global Services, Computer Sites and Eaton (NYSE: ETN) have been awarded positions on a potential six-year, $75 million contract to supply power conditioning and interfacing equipment to the U…
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Patriot Group International to Assist Northcom With Aerial ISR Platforms

Patriot Group International has secured potential five-year, $26.5 million contract to support intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aerial detection and monitoring operations of the U.S. Northern Command…
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USAF to Hold Open Architecture Forum for Govt Personnel, Contractors

The U.S. Air Force plans to host a two-day forum in November to inform government and contractor personnel about the potential applications of open architecture in procurement efforts. The Open Mission Systems/UAS Command and Control Initiative Industry Days will take place at the Hope Hotel in Dayton, Ohio on Nov…
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Chenega to Support Defense Health Agency’s Med-COI Enclave Transition Effort

Chenega has been awarded a $9 million contract by the Defense Health Agency to help DHA transition service local area network assets to the Medical Community of Interest enclave. The Alaska native village corporation’s healthcare services business will work to collect data, conduct asset inventory, coordinate with onsite and remote medical treatment facilities under the firm-fixed contract, the Defense Department said Friday…
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LJT Secures NASA Contract Extension for Launch Range Operations Support

LJT & Associates has received a $54 million indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract to continue to help NASA manage the space agency’s launch facility in Wallops Island, Virginia…
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Obama Nominates Lt. Gen. John Thompson to Lead Air Force Space & Missile Systems Center

Lt. Gen. John Thompson, commander of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center under the Air Force Materiel Command, has been nominated by President Barack Obama to serve as chief of the Air Force Space Command’s Space and Missile Systems Center…
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NAVIFOR’s Kelly Aeschbach Nominated for Rear Admiral Rank Promotion

President Barack Obama has recommended that Kelly Aeschbach, chief of staff for the Naval Information Forces, be promoted from the rank of captain to rear admiral (lower half) in the U.S. Navy, the Defense Department announced Friday…
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Navy Explores Industry Sources to Facilitate New Defense Systems R&D Project

The U.S. Navy has begun a market survey in search of potential vendors that can help the service branch to research and develop new technology that will work to advance defense systems-related scientific and technical data…
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