Tag Archives: Exelis

Stu Shea, CEO of Peraton, Selected to 2019 Wash100 for Efforts to Accelerate Growth, Provide Exemplary Customer Service

Executive Mosaic is pleased to introduce Peraton CEO Stu Shea as an inductee into the 2019 Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena — for his efforts to accelerate growth and provide exemplary customer service. This marks the third Wash100 award for Shea.

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Aerospace Industries Association Appoints New Board of Governors Members for 2017

The defense sector trade group Aerospace Industries Association has elected new members its executive board of governors for 2017 that includes at least 20 government contracting industry leaders. AIA said Thursday Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg was chosen to serve as the association’s chairman of the board and Raytheon chief executive Thomas Kennedy was elected …

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Harris Ships 1st GPS OCX Satellite Receiver, Encryptors to Raytheon Under Subcontract

Harris Corp. has shipped the first of 34 satellite receivers for the GPS Operational Control System to Raytheon after the former company completed an electromagnetic interference test of the initial hardware, Space News reported Thursday. The Florida-based communications equipment provider also delivered to Raytheon’s intelligence, information and services business 14 …

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Airbus Names John Kefaliotis as Metron Aviation Subsidiary President; Allan McArtor Comments

John Kefaliotis, formerly Exelis vice president of international strategy and business development, has been appointed as president of Airbus Group‘s air traffic management subsidiary. Airbus said Monday Kefaliotis provides more than 40 years of air traffic management experience in operational air traffic control, government services and systems contracting to support Metron Aviation‘s …

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Harris Subsidiary Wins DSO Electromagnetic Spectrum Support Services Contract From DISA

The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded a Harris Corporation subsidiary a potential $41 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide electromagnetic spectrum services, applied engineering support and spectrum engineering services to the Defense Spectrum Organization. Exelis will perform services within the contract — including the delivery of firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost-reimbursable line items …

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Harry Buchanan Joins Kopin as Defense Applications BD Director

Harry Buchanan, previously North American business development manager at Excelitas Technologies, has joined Kopin Corp. as its new business development director for defense applications. Kopin said Wednesday Buchanan will report directly to Bill Mafucci, government programs vice president and general manager. “The addition of Harry Buchanan, with his extensive experience in the defense …

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Bloomberg Government Team Predicts FY 2016 Reversal of Contract Spending Declines, M&A Reshaping to Continue

Total federal contract spending declined for the sixth consecutive year in the government’s 2016 fiscal year but the team of analysts at Bloomberg Government predict that negative trend to reverse in the current FY 2016. In its BGOV 200 study released Tuesday, Bloomberg Government said federal unclassified contract spend for fiscal year 2015 fell …

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Exelis Receives Aircraft Self-Protection Tech Support Contract From Navy

Harris subsidiary Exelis has been awarded a potential five-year, $12.3 million contract by the U.S. Navy to provide engineering services and software support equipment for multiple airborne countermeasure systems. The Defense Department said Monday Exelis will support the Navy’s AN/ALQ-165 self-protection jammers, AN/ALQ-214 integrated defensive electronic countermeasures as well as the service branch’s aircraft …

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Air Force Picks Boeing, Lockheed, Northrop for Follow-On GPS III Readiness Assessment Contracts

Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman have received separate contracts to conduct readiness feasibility studies for the development of an 11th and succeeding GPS III space vehicles for the U.S. Air Force. Each GPS III SV11+ Phase 1 Production Readiness Feasibility Assessment contract has a 26-month base value of $5 million and two six-month …

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Exelis to Supply Precision Approach Radars to US Military

Harris Corp. subsidiary Exelis has been awarded a potential five-year, $70.3 million contract to provide 42 Precision Approach Radars to the U.S. Navy, Army and Air Force as replacements for AN-FPN-63(V) radar systems. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract also includes ancillary installation, uninterruptible power supplies and training support services for the three service branches, the Defense Department said …

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Ed Sayadian: NextGen Aviation Improvement Programs Need Long-Term Investments

Ed Sayadian, president of mission networks at Harris Corp., has said Congress should continue to advance long-term investments in the Federal Aviation Administration’s NextGen programs and other aviation modernization initiatives. “Without this investment, the significant and important modernization gains will be threatened, subjecting passengers to unnecessary delays and sustaining aviation …

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