Tag Archives: Department of Defense

Jacobs Engineering Wins Pentagon’s Mentor-Protege Award; Robert Norfleet Comments

Jacobs Engineering Group has been chosen for the U.S. Defense Department‘s Nunn-Perry Award in recognition of the company’s mentor-protege relationship with a woman-owned small business. Jacobs helped TANTARA Corp. become a contractor for the Army and deliver support services at small arms firing ranges and for unexploded ordnance management programs, …

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General Dynamics C4 Systems Picked for Pentagon Mentor-Protege Award; Chris Marzilli Comments

A business unit of General Dynamics has received the 2013 Nunn-Perry Award from the Defense Department, recognizing the division’s rmentor-protege relationship with a woman-owned small business in Phoenix, Ariz. General Dynamics C4 Systems partnered with nFocus Solutions between 2006 and 2012 to help the latter company become a major subcontractor for …

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Leidos to Help Run DoD Anti-Corrosion Program; James Moos Comments

Leidos has won a position on a potential five-year, $50 million contract to provide engineering support for the Defense Department’s corrosion control initiatives. The blanket purchase agreement from Washington Headquarters Services covers work for the Corrosion Prevention and Mitigation Program for one base year and up to four option years, Leidos said …

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Roger Zakheim Joins Covington & Burling

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Roger Zakheim, the House Armed Services Committee general counsel, has joined Covington & Burling, effective Nov. 4, where he will be responsible for the company’s global public policy and government affairs and defense, homeland and national security practices. Prior to his appointment, Zakheim was the House Armed Services Committee’s general counsel …

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Raytheon to Update Presidential Teleconference System

Raytheon has won two contracts worth $48.2 million combined to provide telecommunications and engineering services to the Defense Department, Motley Fool reported Monday. Rich Smith writes the projects aim to update the transmission system for presidential and national voice conferencing terminals as well as upgrade a device for naval mine …

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CACI, AOptix to Deliver Mobile Biometric Devices to the Pentagon; Dan Allen Comments

CACI International and technology innovation firm AOptix will work together on a Defense Department contract to develop smart mobile identity devices, according to a AOptix statement. The new platform was unveiled by the company in September during the Biometrics Consortium Conference and integrates biometrics, including iris, fingerprint, face and voice recognition with smartphone …

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Executive Profile: Keith Rhodes, QinetiQ NA CTO for the Services & Solutions Sector

Keith Rhodes is chief technology officer for QinetiQ North America‘s services and solutions sector. Rhodes has more than 25 years’ experience in government and government contracting specializing in solution sets that combine operations, systems, people, and processes into assured mission performance. Before joining to QinetiQ NA, he served as the U.S. Government Accountability Office’s first …

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