Tag Archives: Department of Defense

Executive Spotlight: Interview With Greg Wenzel, Executive Vice President at Booz Allen Hamilton

ExecutiveBiz talked with Greg Wenzel, executive vice president, about his work in C4ISR, the future of the U.S. Army’s digital transformation, and where he sees Booz Allen Hamilton providing solutions as an open systems integrator. “Being platform agnostic means our clients get the best solution from every provider, which only …

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Executive Spotlight: Interview With Brian Baldrate, VP & General Counsel of International and Washington Operations at Raytheon

ExecutiveBiz talked with Brian Baldrate, vice president and general counsel of Raytheon’s international and Washington, D.C., operations, about his military background, views on international defense sales and where he sees room for greater public-private sector collaboration. “A lawyer’s job isn’t to simply weigh in on whether something is legal, but …

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CTC Recognized by Military Times as a “Best for Vets” Employer; Ed Sheehan Comments

Military Times has chosen Concurrent Technologies Corporation as a 2018 “Best for Vets” employer for the eighth year, the Johnstown, Penn., company announced Wednesday. The annual list features 100 companies recognized for “their commitment to providing opportunities to America’s veterans.” Organizations are judged by their corporate culture, veteran recruiting, veteran policies …

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Executive Spotlight: An Interview With Wayne Lucernoni, President of ASRC Federal’s Information Systems and Technology Group

ExecutiveBiz recently spoke with Wayne Lucernoni about joining ASRC Federal and where he sees the company heading. “I am a firm believer that an organizational culture that emphasizes teamwork, ethics and community involvement not only creates a great place to work, but also enables success.” ExecutiveBiz: Congratulations on your new …

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Executive Spotlight: Interview with John Goodman, CEO of Accenture

Accenture–already recognized as a highly-modern, hi-tech company on the rise–is working to redefine how the federal government community uses new digital technologies (i.e. cloud, analytics, cyber, artificial intelligence). In an exclusive interview with John Goodman, the newly-appointed chief executive officer of Accenture Federal Services, ExecutiveBiz got him to open about …

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Reports: Virgin Orbit Lands DoD Contract to Demo Air Launch System

Virgin Orbit, the small satellite launch venture spun out of commercial space company Virgin Galactic, has secured a contract to demonstrate its air-launched rocket technology through the Defense Department‘s Space Test Program, TechCrunch reported Thursday. The report said Long Beach, California-based Virgin Orbit expects the LauncherOne prototype flight to take place as …

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Lockheed Martin Subsidiary to Supply Weapon Systems Parts Under DLA Contract Modification

A Lockheed Martin subsidiary has received a potential $49 million contract modification to supply weapon systems parts to the Defense Logistics Agency. Sikorsky Aircraft will provide consumable spare parts for various weapon systems under the modification to a five-year base contract, which can extend another five years to cover the option period, …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Leads Panel Discussion on Commercial Satcom Model for DoD Operations

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy at Inmarsat‘s U.S. government business unit, facilitated a recent panel discussion on the use of commercial business models to address the Defense Department‘s satellite communications access challenges. Inmarsat said Thursday the forum took place Monday during the Global MilSatCom 2017 event and featured industry …

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North Star Scientific Secures Navy Support Contract for Info Distribution System Amplifier Replacement

North Star Scientific has secured a $14 million contract to provide a range of support services for the replacement of a high-power amplifier for a U.S. Navy data communications platform. The contract covers design, engineering development, fabrication and prototype testing on the new 1,000-watt amplifier for the Joint Tactical Information Distribution System, the Defense …

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Mnemonics Secures $50M Navy Satellite, Avionics R&D Completion Contract

Mnemonics has received a potential five-year, $49.6 million from the U.S. Navy to carry out the final phase of a research and development project focused on satellite, avionics and communications technology platforms. The cost-plus-fixed-fee completion contract has an initial value of $10 million and work could extend through Nov. 30, 2022, if all options …

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ProSol Wins DISA Contract for Distributed Tactical Comm System Support

The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded Professional Solutions1 a potential five-year, $48 million contract to provide global logistical services management support for DISA’s Distributed Tactical Communication System. ProSol will also deploy field service representatives to support the Defense Department‘s Enhanced Mobile Satellite Service Gateway program under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, DoD said Friday. …

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Tri-Cor Industries to Support DLA Enterprise System Tests Under JETS Task Order

Tri-Cor Industries has won a task order to assist the Defense Logistics Agency‘s J62LB enterprise test directorate in efforts to secure the integrity of DLA information technology assets as well as evaluate software and systems for agency customers. The order was issued under the unrestricted portion of the J6 Enterprise Technology Services indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract worth …

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