Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 03/08/2017

Leonardo to Buy Daylight Solutions Through $150M Equity Deal; Mauro Moretti Comments

Leonardo has agreed to buy 100 percent equity stake in quantum cascade laser platforms maker Daylight Solutions for approximately $150 million through its U.S. subsidiary DRS in a push to grow dual-use integrated technology offerings for civil and military clients…
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Joseph Cudney Named Parsons Federal SVP; Carey Smith Comments

Joseph Cudney, formerly vice president of business development at Parsons, has taken a new role as international senior vice president for the engineering and infrastructure services contractor’s federal business…
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Raytheon Meets Systems Engineering Milestone in Air Force GPS OCX Program; Dave Wajsgras Comments

Raytheon has completed a systems engineering milestone for the final software iteration of a ground-based operational control system the company developed for the U.S. Air Force‘s GPS III satellites…
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NASA Releases Sources Sought Notice for Mars Payload Services

NASA seeks information on potential industry sources of payload-related services to support current or future non-NASA missions to Mars. The space agency issued a sources sought notice on Feb. 27 in an effort to determine the appropriate level of competition or small business subcontracting goals for a future Mars payload services contract…
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Senate Committee OKs HR McMaster’s Appointment to Natl Security Adviser Post

The Senate Armed Services Committee voted 23-2 to permit Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster to serve as national security adviser while on active duty, Defense News reported Tuesday. Joe Gould writes McMaster appeared before the committee since senators need to approve generals above two-star rank even though the national security adviser post does not require Senate consent…
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Kevin Quigley Promoted to BayFirst Principal; Kevin Gooch Comments

Kevin Quigley, formerly a senior associate at BayFirst Solutions, has been promoted to principal at the Washington-based management and consulting services contractor. He joins four other BayFirst principals who will work to supervise more than 200 full-time employees in 14 U…
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US Govt Cancels Solicitation for Kuwait Security Support Recompete Contract; Vectrus’ Chuck Prow Comments

Vectrus has disclosed that the U.S. government has called off the solicitation for a security and base operations services recompete contract in support of U.S. Army facilities in Kuwait due to changes in mission requirements…
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FLIR to Supply CBRN Dismounted Reconnaissance Kits to Army Under $54M Delivery Order

The Defense Department has awarded FLIR Systems a potential $54.2 million delivery order to supply 50 sets of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear dismounted reconnaissance toolkits to the U…
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Air Force Orders Rheinmetall Ammo for F-35 Fleet

Rheinmetall has received a $6.5 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to produce four lots of ammunition for the service branch’s fleet of Lockheed Martin-built F-35 aircraft. The company said Monday it will begin to deliver Frangible Armor Piercing rounds to the Air Force in December 2017…
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VIDEO: Leonardo DRS and Daylight Solutions – Quantum Cascade Laser Technology

Leonardo DRS announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Daylight Solutions, Inc., a leading developer and supplier of quantum cascade laser products and technology.
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