Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 06/08/2017

Jerald Howe to Succeed Vincent Maffeo as Leidos EVP, General Counsel; Roger Krone Comments

Jerald Howe Jr., formerly a partner at law firm Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, will join Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) as executive vice president and general counsel. Leidos said Thursday the more than 30-year industry veteran will succeed Vincent Maffeo, who will retire from his dual role July 15 and remain with the company as a consultant…
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Dynetics to Build, Test SLS Universal Stage Adapter Under Potential $222M NASA Award

Dynetics has received a potential 11-year, $221.7 million contract from NASA to design, build and test a universal stage adapter for integration into the Space Launch System rocket. NASA said Thursday it will use the adapter to connect the SLS rocket to the Orion spacecraft for Exploration Mission-2, a possible first crewed and second integrated flight test with both platforms…
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Valiant Buys ABM Industries’ Public Sector Arm in Govt Mission Support Expansion Push

Valiant Integrated Services has bought the government services subsidiary of ABM Industries in a push to grow service offerings, operations and sales in the public sector market. The ABM Government Services business will change its name to Valiant Government Services and offer mission support, linguistics, critical infrastructure, healthcare facility and healthcare construction management services, Valiant said Wednesday…
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Northrop to Provide Beam Radar Tech for Air Force F-16 Aircraft

The U.S. Air Force has chosen a Northrop Grumman-built beam radar technology to serve as the active electronically scanned array for the service branch’s F-16 aircraft. Northrop said Wednesday it will install APG-83 Scalable Agile Beam Radar systems on 72 of the Air National Guard’s F-16 units in an effort to help the service branch comply with a “joint emergent operational need” for homeland defense that was determined by the U…
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ImmixGroup to Serve as BMC’s US Federal Distributor

Information technology company BMC has consolidated its U.S. federal reseller ecosystem under a single distribution channel led by government IT distributor immixGroup. BMC said Wednesday the new strategy is designed to give resellers access to contract vehicles and market intelligence as well as open new channels and streamline procurement…
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CSRA to Continue NAVSEA Acquisition Support Services Under $61M Task Order

CSRA has received a five-year, $61 million task order from the Naval Sea Systems Command to provide acquisition support services to NAVSEA’s Program Executive Officer (PEO) for Aircraft Carriers…
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Trump to Nominate King & Spalding Partner Christopher Wray as FBI Director

President Donald Trump has announced plans to nominate Christopher Wray, a litigation partner at international law firm King & Spalding, as FBI director. “Christopher was the leader of major fraud investigations, and was a key part of the team overseeing the Justice Department’s actions in the war on terrorism following the 9/11 attacks,” Trump said in a statement released Wednesday…
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StoneFly Integrates Disaster Recovery Tool With Microsoft Azure, AWS Cloud Platforms

StoneFly has combined its disaster recovery and backup tool with cloud platforms from Amazon Web Services and Microsoft. The integration with AWS’ Amazon Glacier and Simple Storage Service as well as Microsoft’s Azure Government and public cloud platforms seeks to equip StoneFly’s DR365 disaster recovery system with repositories designed to secure data, StoneFly said Wednesday…
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Leidos, Cray Forge Multilevel Security Tech Devt Partnership; Fred Kohout Comments

Leidos and Cray have formed a partnership to develop and sell multilevel security platforms designed to help commercial and federal agency clients protect their information technology systems from cyber threats…
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Boeing to Support Iraq Missile Launcher Under Army FMS Contract

Boeing has secured a $39.7 million contract from the U.S. Army to provide engineering and technical services for a missile launcher system of the Iraqi military. The Defense Department said Wednesday that Boeing will support Iraq’s Avenger system as part of a foreign military sales deal…
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VIDEO: Armed with Science – Transport Isolation System

U.S. Transportation Command introduced the Transport Isolation System in early 2015. The TIS allows the Defense Department to use aircraft to safely transport multiple patients with highly infectious diseases…
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