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  • Army Vet Michael Jackson Appointed as Peraton's Combatant Command Business Development Director - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Army Vet Michael Jackson Appointed as Peraton’s Combatant Command Business Development Director

    Michael Jackson, a nearly three-decade U.S. Army veteran, has been appointed as combatant command business development director at Peraton, according to his LinkedIn post published Monday. Jackson spent around 28 years in the service branch handling organizational development-related positions. Most recently, he served as the Joint Staff J5, director of plans, policy and partnerships in support of […] More

  • Softrams Establishes Advisory Board; Atchut Kanthamani Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Softrams Establishes Advisory Board; Atchut Kanthamani Quoted

    Softrams has created an advisory board meant to provide guidance on strategic growth and leadership to the Leesburg, Virginia-based software company’s executive team. Cybersecurity veteran Jason Weiss was named as the first member of the board, which is expected to be filled with more members going forward, the company said Friday. Weiss carries with him 30 […] More

  • ICF to Help Expedite FCC’s Digital Modernization Efforts; Mark Lee Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ICF to Help Expedite FCC’s Digital Modernization Efforts; Mark Lee Quoted

    ICF has received a potential three-year, $26 million recompete contract to provide digital modernization advisory and governance support to the Federal Communications Commission. The contractor said Thursday it will employ Appian’s low-code and automation platform and leverage its grants management knowledge to help modernize FCC’s enterprise-wide mission-critical business systems. The award has a one-year base and two […] More

  • Palantir, Lockheed Join Forces for Navy Combat Systems’ Software Modernization Initiative - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Palantir, Lockheed Join Forces for Navy Combat Systems’ Software Modernization Initiative

    Palantir Technologies and Lockheed Martin have partnered to provide software enhancement support for the modernization of the U.S. Navy’s integrated naval weapons network or the Aegis Combat System. The team will collaborate with the service branch and leverage existing technical capabilities in fulfillment of the enhancement project, Palantir said Wednesday. Palantir’s Apollo platform, which works to allow […] More

  • L3Harris Picks IT Startup SoVerry for DOD Software Project Assistance - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    L3Harris Picks IT Startup SoVerry for DOD Software Project Assistance

    L3Harris Technologies has selected information technology startup SoVerry to provide IT consulting services in support of a software project with the Department of Defense. SoVerry said Tuesday it was awarded a one-year contract to help with the L3Harris DOD Implementation project, which will involve integrating nearly 20 divisions onto L3Harris’ SAP system. Work is expected to […] More

  • DIU Seeks Proposals for F-22 Aircraft Helmet Display Prototyping Project - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DIU Seeks Proposals for F-22 Aircraft Helmet Display Prototyping Project

    The Defense Innovation Unit is seeking prototype concepts for a customizable, lightweight and projection-based helmet-mounted display for the F-22 Raptor jet. According to DIU’s notice, interested entities have until Dec. 5 to submit bids including a complete HMD proposal for the Raptor Open System Tactical Helmet Display activity. The Defense Department plans to award an other […] More

  • General Atomics Lands DARPA Contract for Heavy-Lift Seaplane Initiative - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Atomics Lands DARPA Contract for Heavy-Lift Seaplane Initiative

    General Atomics’ aeronautical systems business has secured a contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency for the development of an aircraft capable of sustained seaborne strategic and tactical lift. The Defense Department said Friday the $8 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract award is in support of DARPA’s Liberty Lifter program. The program’s focus is on designing, building and […] More

  • Raytheon Awarded $114M Navy Contract Modification for Air-to-Air Missile Production - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Awarded $114M Navy Contract Modification for Air-to-Air Missile Production

    ​Raytheon Technologies‘ missiles and defense business has secured a $113.9 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to manufacture and deliver more AIM-9X Sidewinder Block II missiles as part of Lot 22 production. The Defense Department said Friday Raytheon Missiles and Defense will provide missiles, all-up-round containers, missile guidance units, missile tactical sectionalization kits, support equipment, general […] More

  • CRDF Global President Kenneth Myers Assumes Exec Committee Chair Post at CWMD Consortium - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CRDF Global President Kenneth Myers Assumes Exec Committee Chair Post at CWMD Consortium

    Kenneth Myers, president of CRDF Global, has been appointed as executive committee chair of the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Consortium. CRDF said Friday Myers previously held the positions of vice chairman and large business/nonprofit representative at CWMD Consortium for the last three years. “I look forward to working alongside my colleagues at the CWMD Consortium […] More

  • ULA’s Tory Bruno Suggests 'Block Buys' for Heavy Launch Services - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ULA’s Tory Bruno Suggests ‘Block Buys’ for Heavy Launch Services

    Tory Bruno, CEO of United Launch Alliance and a previous Wash100 Award winner, said the U.S. Space Force should do large-scale purchases of heavy launch services in preparation for a possible rocket shortage in the coming years, SpaceNews reported Thursday. Bruno cautioned that the U.S. national security launch program could be slowed down as a “perfect storm” has […] More

  • ICF Books DOL Contracts for Efforts Focused on Combating Child Labor - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ICF Books DOL Contracts for Efforts Focused on Combating Child Labor

    ICF has secured two contracts collectively worth $34 million from the Department of Labor to provide the Bureau of International Labor Affairs with research, advisory and other services in support of the fight against child exploitation. The global consulting and digital services provider said Tuesday it will utilize research science innovations to assist ILAB in looking […] More

  • Applied Intuition to Provide Autonomy Development Platform for Army Vehicle Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Applied Intuition to Provide Autonomy Development Platform for Army Vehicle Program

    Applied Intuition, a Mountain View, California-based software developer, has received a two-year contract with a maximum value of $49 million to deliver a modeling and simulation platform to the U.S. Army for the service branch’s Robotic Combat Vehicle Program. The end-to-end autonomy software development and test technology is envisioned to assist the RCV team within the […] More

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