Raytheon Develops Next Generation Decoy for Aircraft Missile Defense

Dual-Band Decoy Raytheon Technologies

A Raytheon Technologies business is developing a next generation decoy technology to provide F/A-18 Super Hornet aircraft with added protection against enemy missiles. Raytheon Intelligence and Space has designed the Dual-Band Decoy to attract hostile missiles by sending out signals that cover a wider range of bands in the electromagnetic spectrum, the company said Wednesday.

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Kratos Receives Space Ground Tech Support Contracts; Phil Carrai Quoted

Kratos

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions has booked follow-on contracts worth more than $30 million combined to provide technology for use in U.S. national security space missions. “Space is undergoing a renaissance. Advancements in ground systems and satellite technologies are joining to form space networks that support multi-domain missions and broader data requirements," said Phil Carrai, president of the space, training and cybersecurity division at Kratos.

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Mercury Systems Unveils ‘Rappid’ Spectrum Processing Tool; William Conley Quoted

William Conley CTO Mercury Systems

Mercury Systems has introduced a spectrum processing platform designed to expedite the development of signal intelligence, electronic warfare and software-defined radio applications. The Rappid platform is an open, modular architecture that could help accelerate the deployment of EW technologies and other capabilities and reduce integration costs by enabling system developers to use the same firmware and software on different hardware implementations.

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Maximus to Acquire Veterans Evaluation Services Parent for $1.4B; Bruce Caswell Quoted

Bruce Caswell President and CEO Maximus

Maximus has agreed to purchase Veterans Evaluation Services' (VES) parent company for $1.4 billion in support of its long-term corporate strategy for revenue growth and ongoing strategic priority of expanding footprint in the U.S. federal market. The acquisition, which is subject to U.S. antitrust filing requirements and customary closing conditions, is expected to close during Maximus' third fiscal quarter, the company said Wednesday.

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Executive Spotlight: Todd Probert, President of National Security and Innovative Solutions for CACI International

Todd Probert President of NSIS CACI International

Todd Probert, president of Operations for National Security and Innovative Solutions (NSIS) for CACI International and 2021 Wash100 Award recipient, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding his efforts to drive CACI’s growth initiatives in the national security space, the challenges his customers are facing, the latest initiatives involving electronic warfare for the U.S. military. 

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Guidehouse CEO Scott McIntyre Named to 2021 Wash100 for Driving Company Growth; Advancing Emerging Tech Capabilities

Scott McIntyre CEO Guidehouse

Executive Mosaic is honored to announce Guidehouse CEO Scott McIntyre as a recipient of the 2021 Wash100 Award, his fifth consecutive time winning the most prestigious award in all of government contracting (GovCon). Executive Mosaic congratulates Scott McIntyre as well as Guidehouse for his 2021 Wash100 Award. Visit Wash100.com to cast your ten votes before April 30th. 

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Air Force CIO Lauren Knausenberger Named to 2021 Wash100 Award Recipients for Leading Innovation, IT Modernization Efforts for USAF

Lauren Knausenberger CIO U.S. Air Force

Lauren Knausenberger, deputy chief information officer for the Department of the Air Force, has received the most coveted honor in all of government contracting (GovCon) for her leadership and drive for innovation to advance the service branch’s information technology (IT) modernization efforts and overall digital transformation of the USAF’s technical capabilities. 

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CACI Secures Prime Spot on DIA’s $12.6B SITE III Contract; John Mengucci Quoted

John Mengucci President and CEO CACI International

CACI International announced Wednesday that it has been awarded a prime position on the Defense Intelligence Agency's (DIA) Solutions for Information Technology Enterprise (SITE III) contract that is potentially worth $12.6 billion. SITE III is multiple-award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract that could run for ten years.

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Elbit Systems of America to Deliver Night Vision Tech to Marine Corps

Night Vision Tech

The U.S. subsidiary of Elbit Systems will provide night vision devices and spare parts to the U.S. Marine Corps under a $41 million delivery order. Elbit Systems of America is scheduled to deliver Squad Binocular Night Vision Goggles to the military branch through March next year, as part of a $249 million indefinite-quantity/indefinite-delivery contract awarded in 2019, the company said Tuesday.

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