Posts from GovConWire for 08/23/2017

HDS Federal CFO Don Godwin to Join HII as Newport News Shipbuilding Division Finance Chief

Don Godwin, chief financial officer of Hitachi Data Systems‘ federal business, will officially join Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) on Sept. 5 as CFO and vice president of business management at the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division…
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Former NAVSEA Senior Exec Jerome Punderson Named Gryphon COO

Jerome Punderson, former director of contracts at the U.S. Navy‘s Naval Sea Systems Command, has joined Gryphon Technologies as chief operating officer at the Washington, D.C.-based professional and engineering services contractor…
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Harris to Offer Federal Agencies Network Services Under $50B GSA Contract Vehicle

Harris has won a position under the General Services Administration‘s potential 15-year, $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract vehicle to offer network services to federal agencies…
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Air Force Wants ‘Modular’ Architecture for Next ICBM Weapon System

The U.S. Air Force seeks an architecture that would allow the military branch’s future Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent intercontinental ballistic missile to adapt to technological changes and emerging threats…
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James Mattis: DoD to Determine Total Number of Ground Troops in Afghanistan

Defense Secretary James Mattis has said he wants the Defense Department to provide an account of the total number of U.S. ground troops in Afghanistan before the agency fields additional service personnel to the South Asian country, Defense News reported Tuesday…
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Leidos to Provide Army C4, Info Mgmt Support

Leidos has secured a $16 million contract for command, control, communications, computers and information management services to the U.S. Army‘s Intelligence and Security Command. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company will also provide C4IM support for  Army G2 military intelligence staff based within and outside the contiguous U…
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DLT-Tableau Team to Integrate Business Intell, Analytics Platforms for Public Sector Clients

DLT Solutions and Tableau Software have forged a partnership to facilitate the delivery of Tableau’s business analytics software to federal agencies and other public sector clients. Tableau will integrate its software platform into DLT’s AnalyticsStack under the partnership to perform data analytics and business intelligence functions in the latter’s analytics layer in an effort to help users generate insights from data and accelerate the decision-making process, DLT said Tuesday…
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Navy Taps Northrop to Train Squadron for 2-Part Fire Scout UAS Demo

Northrop Grumman has helped the U.S. Navy train a detachment of air vehicle operators from the service branch’s helicopter sea combat squadron 23 to perform a two-part flight demonstration of the Northrop-built MQ-8B Fire Scout autonomous helicopter…
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American Systems Lands Navy Task Order for IED Forensic Analysis Support; Peter Smith Comments

American Systems has received a potential five-year, $36.1 million task order from the U.S. Navy to perform forensic and technical analysis of improvised explosive devices and other explosive ordnance components…
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3 Companies Land Spots on SSA IT Services Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and CGI’s (NYSE: GIB) federal business have won spots on a Social Security Administration contract to provide information technology services…
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Navy Adm. John Richardson Orders ‘Operational Pause’ for All US Fleets

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson has said he directed the U.S. Navy to implement an operational pause for all the service branch’s fleets worldwide after an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer collided with a merchant vessel off the coast of Singapore early Monday, DoD News reported Monday…
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NASA, Lockheed Activate Orion Crew Module for Initial Power-On Test; Mike Hawes Comments

NASA and Lockheed Martin have powered up the company-built Orion crew module at the space agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida for the first time. Engineers installed and tested vehicle management computers, power and data units and flight software on the spacecraft as part of the initial power-up event, Lockheed said Tuesday…
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VIDEO: Statement from Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson on USS John S. McCain

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson released this statement Aug. 21 on USS John S. McCain, which was involved in a collision with the merchant vessel Alnic MC while underway east of the Straits of Malacca and Singapore on Aug…
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August 22nd Market Close: GovConIndex and Major Indices Close Up

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) continued on its upward direction to close at 100.305 up 1.202 percent. Advancing shares outpaced decliners 6 to 1. Navistar International, ManTech International, AECOM, and SAIC all closed up more than 2…
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