Tag Archives: Defense

By Light Acquires Raydon to Expand Military Training Offerings; Bob Donahue Quoted

Bob Donahue Founder

By Light Professional IT Services has acquired Raydon Corporation, a supplier of virtual, adaptable integrated military training technology. "Raydon will enable By Light to provide end-to-end solutions in support of the Army's virtual training, ultimately advancing warfighter proficiency with an extremely high transfer of skills from simulation to live engagement," said Bob Donahue, founder and CEO of By Light

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David Mann Named PredaSAR VP of Strategy, Army Systems, Defense Programs; Marc Bell Quoted

David Mann VP PredaSAR

PredaSAR Corporation has appointed David Mann, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant general, as vice president of strategy, Army systems and defense programs tasked to support Army, Department of Defense and other government customers. “We are excited to welcome Lt. Gen. Mann, another trusted and highly respected senior leader to join our growing company,” said PredaSAR Executive Chairman Marc Bell

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Vertosoft & DataRobot Win OTA to Advance Federal Financial Transactions; Chet Hayes Quoted

Chet Hayes, CTO of Vertosoft

Vertosoft and DataRobot have been awarded an Other Transaction Authority (OTA) by the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) to support the Army’s Office of Financial Operations and Information and the Office of the Secretary of Defense’s (OSD) Comptroller to resolve financial and accounting errors without human intervention. DataRobot will integrate its enterprise AI platform with Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software to categorize unmatched transactions.

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Executive Spotlight: Tom Afferton, VP of Defense and Intelligence Business Unit with Northrop Grumman Defense Systems

Tom Afferton, VP of Defense and Intelligence Business Unit with Northrop Grumman Defense Systems

Tom Afferton, vice president of Defense and Intelligence Business Unit with Northrop Grumman Defense Systems, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding information technology (IT) modernization, cybersecurity and evolving threats. He also addressed how the company has helped customers adapt to remote working and how it’s shifted the technology and cultural landscape. …

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Parsons Enters $300M Deal for BSTG; Chuck Harrington Quoted

Chuck Harrington Chairman

Parsons has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Braxton Science & Technology Group (BSTG) and its subsidiaries for $300 million. With the purchase, Parsons will enhance its solutions, products and capabilities across the space, cyber and intelligence markets. BSTG has a large portfolio of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) products and government off-the-shelf products, which have provided mission critical solutions across spacecraft ground control and spacecraft integration. 

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PAE Acquiring Centra Technology to Expand Intelligence Portfolio; John Heller Quoted

John Heller President

PAE announced on Monday that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CENTRA Technology, an intelligence analysis service provider focused on providing mission-critical services for the intelligence community and other U.S. national and homeland security customers, for approximately $208 million in cash. The acquisition will specifically strengthen PAE’s intelligence, defense, and national and homeland security businesses.

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Executive Spotlight: John Vollmer, CEO of Amentum, Discusses DynCorp Acquisition

John Vollmer CEO Amentum

John Vollmer, chief executive officer with Amentum, and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding the company’s recent announcement of its planned acquisition of DynCorp. He addressed how the purchase would expand the combined company’s offerings, the expansive culture and the new markets that will come into play after they complete integration. 

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BAE-Leonardo Team Secures $420M Contract to Build UK’s Combat Aircraft Radar System

ECRS Mk2

BAE Systems and Leonardo have been awarded a potential $420M contract to develop the Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA), the European Common Radar System Mark 2 (ECRS Mk2) for the Royal Air Force's (RAF) Eurofighter Typhoons, BAE said Thursday. Under the contract, the two companies will work to develop a standard radar to be integrated on to RAF Typhoons.

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C3.ai Enters Agreement With USAF to Provide AI Solutions; Nathan Parker, Ed Abbo Quoted

Ed Abbo President and CEO C3.ai

C3.ai has made an agreement with the U.S. Air Force (USAF) Rapid Sustainment Office (RSO) to deliver and deploy the C3 AI Suite and C3.ai Readiness to support predictive analytics and maintenance across the Air Force enterprise. C3.ai will integrate its C3 AI Suite and extend C3.ai Readiness to deploy an AI-based predictive maintenance application for the USAF to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of maintenance processes. 

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Andrew Hallman, ODNI Principal Executive, Named to 2020 Wash100 for Advancing Cybersecurity, Developing Advanced Defense Guidelines

andrew-hallman-odni-principal-executive-named-to-2020-wash100-for-advancing-cybersecurity-developing-advanced-defense-guidelines

Executive Mosaic is honored to present Andrew Hallman, principal executive with the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, as an inductee into the 2020 Wash100 Award for developing new security initiatives and outlining how cybersecurity can be integrated into both the public and private sectors. 

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