Posts from GovConWire for 11/30/2017

Orbital ATK Shareholders OK $9.2B Merger With Northrop; David Thompson Comments

Shareholders at Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) have approved a deal for Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) to acquire the Dulles, Virginia-based aerospace and defense contractor in an estimated $9.2 billion transaction…
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Rick Wagner to Succeed Bill Varner as ManTech Mission, Cyber & Intell Group Head

Rick Wagner, executive vice president and chief operating officer of the mission, cyber and intelligence solutions group at ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT), has been promoted to president of that same unit in a move that takes effect Jan…
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Andrew Ivers Named L3 Corporate SVP, Comms System Business President

Andrew Ivers, president of broadband communications sector and communication systems-west division at L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL), will assume the roles of corporate senior vice president and president of communication systems business segment at the New York-based aerospace and defense contractor starting Jan…
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Anthony Fleury Joins Federal IT Contractor MCPGOV as Strategic Executive

Anthony Fleury, formerly corporate vice president and president of weapon systems group at Shadow Group Solutions, has joined MCPGOV as a strategic executive at the government information technology platforms provider , GovConWire has learned…
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Executive Spotlight: Interview with Barbara Humpton, President & CEO of Siemens Govt Technologies

The 35th President of the United States John F. Kennedy once said in a famous address before the Irish Parliament that:“The problems of the world cannot possibly be solved by skeptics or cynics whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities…
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Romania Inks Agreement for Raytheon Missile Defense System Procurement

Romania’s government has signed a letter of offer and acceptance agreement to buy a Raytheon-built integrated air and missile defense system from the U.S. Army. Raytheon said Wednesday the LOA agreement for the Patriot system lays the groundwork for contract negotiations between the U…
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DSCA: US Foreign Military Sales Hit $42B in Fiscal 2017; Lt. Gen. Charles Hooper Comments

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency has announced that the U.S. posted $41.93 billion in total foreign military sales for fiscal year 2017. DSCA said Tuesday the figure includes $32.02 billion in deals funded by partner countries; $6…
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State Dept Approves $415M Laser Guided Bomb Sale to Singapore

The State Department has approved Singapore’s request to procure laser guided bombs, associated equipment and support services under a potential $415 million foreign military sales agreement. Singapore’s request includes 40 GBU-10 Paveway II LGB units, 84 GBU-12 Paveway II LGB units, 60 FMU-152 or FMU-139D/B fuzes, AIM-120 telemetry kits and target drones, among others, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Wednesday…
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Engility to Maintain, Update Navy Air Traffic Control Systems; Lynn Dugle Comments

Engility has received a $20 million task order to provide maintenance and update services in support of the U.S. Navy‘s air traffic control systems. The company said Wednesday that it will maintain the AN/SPN-43 radar and related ATC systems and develop modifications to extend the systems’ service lifetime for the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division…
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General Dynamics Unit Lands Spot on Potential $975M Army Mission Training Support IDIQ

General Dynamics‘ information technology business unit has secured a position on a potential five-year, $975 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for simulation and training support services to the U…
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CNSI to Help Update VA Healthcare Claims Processing System; Adnan Ahmed, Vijay Mishra Comment

CNSI has secured a potential five-year, $44 million contract to help the Department of Veterans Affairs modernize a system used to process healthcare claims data. The company said Wednesday it will support the modernization and implementation of a claims processing platform for VA’s Financial Services Center to adjudicate, manage and prepare claims from healthcare providers…
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Lockheed to Support Deployed Navy Trident II Missile System

Lockheed Martin has received a five-year, $71.6 million modification under a U.S. Navy contract to support the military branch’s deployed Trident II fleet ballistic missile system. The Defense Department said Wednesday the company will perform work under the cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee modification through Sept…
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VIDEO: Army Astronauts

Retired Col. Mark Vande Hei recently left the earth for a six-month mission on the International Space Station. Learn how he, and other Army astronauts, contribute to the Human Space Flight Program. Read more at https://www…
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