Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 11/15/2016

GAO Denies 9 Bid Protests of DHA Tricare Contract Awards to Humana, Health Net

The Government Accountability Office has dismissed nine protests filed by health insurers Health Net, UnitedHealth Military and Veterans and Wellpoint to challenge the Defense Health Agency’s Tricare services contract awards worth approximately $58 billion, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday…
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SES, Raytheon Vet Kevin Benedict Joins DataPath as US Govt Sales SVP

Kevin Benedict, former vice president of business development at SES Government Solutions, has joined Atlanta-based remote field communications and information technology provider DataPath as senior VP of U…
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LexisNexis Kicks Off Identity Fraud Awareness Campaign

LexisNexis Risk Solutions has launched an awareness campaign that aims to help organizations prevent identity fraud. The company said Monday the campaign is part of the International Fraud Awareness Week and led by LexisNexis’ Fraud Defense Network initiative that works to connect industry and government organizations through technology and resources…
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Eastern Shipbuilding Group Taps Northrop to Design Coast Guard Cutters’ C4ISR & Machinery Control Systems

Northrop Grumman has secured a contract from Eastern Shipbuilding Group to design C4ISR and machinery control systems on U.S. Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Cutter ships for future vessels with updated weapon systems, electronics, range and endurance capacities…
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Black Box to Update Marine Corps Facility’s Telecom Network Architecture, Systems

The U.S. Marine Corps has awarded Black Box a $17.9 million contract to update and develop telecommunications network architectures and systems at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. Black Box said Monday it will engineer, furnish, deploy, secure and evaluate the base’s communication, network and collaboration infrastructures in an effort to support a high availability unified communications platform…
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Andy Zimmerman Joins Sutherland as Digital Business President; Dilip Vellodi Comments

Andy Zimmerman, former president of industrial design firm Frog Design, has joined Sutherland Global Services as president of the company’s digital business. He will oversee Sutherland Digital’s telecommunications and technology business units and help clients plan and implement their digital process transformation efforts following the realignment of the business’ design experience with big data analytics, consulting and delivery platform services, Sutherland said Monday…
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IARPA Releases Raytheon BBN-Built Automated Event Coder to Support Research Community

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Agency has rolled out an automated event coder that works to identify almost 300 types of socio-political events in text. IARPA funded the release of the Accurate Events from Natural Text software in efforts boost activity in the research community, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence said Nov…
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The Office Group Receives DLA Off-The-Shelf Products Supply Contract

The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded The Office Group a potential five-year, $40 million contract to provide commercially available off-the-shelf items for the Defense Department Electronic Mall. DoD said Monday the company will perform work under the multiple award schedule contract in Virginia in support of the U…
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NASA Taps Science Systems and Applications for Atmospheric Science, Data Assimilation Support Contract

Science Systems and Applications Inc. has been awarded a potential $10 million contract to provide support for NASA’s atmospheric science and data assimilation research efforts. NASA said Tuesday the company will support various activities of the Earth Science Division’s Global Modeling and Assimilation Office at the agency’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland…
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Report: India Eyes General Atomics-Built Predator B Guardian Drone, Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System Procurement

The Indian navy has sent letters of request to the Defense Department to procure the General Atomics-built Predator B Guardian drone and electromagnetic aircraft launch system through a foreign military sales agreement with the U…
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Randy Cole Shifts to Consulting Services & Product Sales SVP Role at NeoSystems

Randy Cole, former client services vice president within NeoSystems‘ managed accounting services division, has been appointed as senior vice president for consulting services and product sales at the strategic back office services firm…
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