Posts from GovConWire for 03/28/2017

Deloitte Buys Day1 Solutions in Cloud Service Expansion Push

Deloitte has purchased McLean, Virginia-based cloud consulting firm Day1 Solutions for an undisclosed sum in a move to build up its cloud offerings and capabilities as well as expand its client base in both commercial and public sectors…
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Jeneanne Rae Named Deloitte Customer Experience Leader for Federal Civilian Sector

Jeneanne Rae, founder and former CEO of Motiv Strategies, has joined Deloitte‘s consulting business as federal customer experience leader for the civilian sector. Deloitte said Monday that Rae will concentrate on the development and implementation of service design-focused CX programs for more than 22 federal civilian agencies…
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KEYW-Sotera Deal Gets FTC Green Light, Firms Target 2Q 2017 for Closure

The Federal Trade Commission has given its approval for KEYW Corp.‘s (Nasdaq: KEYW) proposed $235 million all-cash acquisition of Sotera Defense Solutions. The FTC terminated the required 30-day waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 and the early termination notice brings the deal a step closer to completion, KEYW said Monday…
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Senators Urge Trump Administration to Clear F-16, Guardian RPA Deals With India

Sens. John Cornyn (R-Texas) and Mark Warner (D-Virginia) have asked the White House to approve two agreements that aim to support the production of Lockheed Martin-built F-16 fighter aircraft in India and export of a General Atomics-made remotely piloted aircraft to the country, Defense News reported Monday…
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General Atomics to Build UAS Ground Control Station for Air Force

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business has secured a $39.5 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to build a ground control station for the company-built Predator unmanned aircraft system…
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Navy Orders Raytheon Missile Fire Control System Equipment Shipsets

Raytheon has landed a $37.3 million modification from the U.S. Navy to exercise an option on a previously awarded contract for the supply of missile fire control system equipment ship sets. The Defense Department said Monday that Raytheon’s integrated defense systems business will produce two MFCS MK 99 equipment ship sets to help address the military branch’s Aegis Weapon System production requirements…
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Marine Corps to Assess 50 Tech Platforms in April Under Ship-to-Shore Naval Tech Exercise

The U.S. Marine Corps will begin to test at least 50 technology platforms in April at Camp Pendleton in California as part of a technology demonstration that will last for nine months, Breaking Defense reported Thursday…
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VIDEO: WATM 2017: Precision landing with JPALS

Ben Vogal talks to Robert Delorge, VP, Transportation & Support Services at Raytheon, on their Joint Precision Approach Landing System (JPALS).
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March 27 Market Close: GovCon Index, S&P500, and DJIA Reach New 30 Day Lows

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index reaches new 30 day low to close at 91.123 down 0.425 percent. The major U.S. markets closed mixed on the day with the S&P500 and DJIA reaching new 30 day lows and the NASDAQ closing up…
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