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  • Harry Buchanan Joins Kopin as Defense Applications BD Director - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 industry, to this newly created […] More

  • Executive Profile: Darian Burkhard, ITT Exelis Information Systems Director of Program Support - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Profile: Darian Burkhard, ITT Exelis Information Systems Director of Program Support

    Darian Burkhard is the director of program support for the information systems division of ITT Exelis. The company was spun off from ITT Corporation in October, 2011. In this position, Burkhard is responsible for the overall management system, integrated strategic processes, and operational excellence initiatives for the Exelis information systems division. He works closely with division business leaders to […] More

  • ITT CFO to Present at NY Conference - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ITT CFO to Present at NY Conference

    ITT Corporation has announced Thomas Scalera, its chief financial officer will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2011 Industrials Conference. The presentation will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 7,  in New York. Scalera joined ITT in 2006, and previously held senior financial roles with Dover Corp., R.R. Donnelley and PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP. He holds […] More

  • ITT Deemed Green in Newsweek's Green Rankings - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ITT Deemed Green in Newsweek’s Green Rankings

    ITT Corp. was named among the top U.S. publicly traded companies in the 2011 Newsweek Green Rankings for its continual commitment to instilling environmentally responsible practices. It received the 150th spot of 500 U.S. corporations recognized. ITT has been recognized each year since the inception of the list in 2009. The policies and programs that ITT has […] More

  • IBM, Accenture, HP Named among Responsible Government Contractors - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM, Accenture, HP Named among Responsible Government Contractors

    IBM, Accenture, HP, Dell and Boeing are among the most responsible government contractors by Corporate Responsibility magazine's rankings. The companies were ranked in the second annual 2011 Best Corporate Citizens in Government Contracting List. The list was created in an effort to encourage government transparency and responsibility data when making buying decisions. About 48 contractors […] More

  • ITT Wins Contract with the Washington Metro Airports Authority - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ITT Wins Contract with the Washington Metro Airports Authority

    Photo: visitingdc.com The Washington Metropolitan Airports Authority has hired ITT Corporation to provide flight operations data feed for noise monitoring and flight tracking systems for the Washington area Dulles and Reagan airports. “Noise Operation Monitoring Systems Information is critical for busy airports as growth and revenue opportunities are prevented or delayed due to local community […] More

  • ITT Corporation Splits in Three - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ITT Corporation Splits in Three

    ITT Corporation announced today it will separate into three entities, after a unanimous vote from its board of directors. One of the spinoffs will be a water technology company formed by the current ITT business units Residential & Commercial Water, Flow Control and Water & Wastewater. This company’s capabilities will run the gamut from water […] More

  • ITT Awarded Contract for Counter Radio-Controlled IED Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ITT Awarded Contract for Counter Radio-Controlled IED Systems

    ITT Corporation was awarded a contract from the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command to produce 425 Band C systems and their related spares and equipment for $16.7 million. Band C is an upgrade for the U.S. military“™s installed base of vehicle-mounted systems that prevent the detonation of radio-controlled improvised explosive devices. “As threats evolve, our […] More

  • Thursday Transactions - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Thursday Transactions

    This week, BAE Systems agreed to purchase L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc.“™s Intelligence Services Group, formed by the businesses SpecTal, LLC, Advanced Concepts, Inc., and McClendon, LLC. ITT Corporation has an agreement in place with SRA International, Inc. to acquire SRA“™s Airport Operations Solutions group. Dave Melcher, president of ITT Defense and Information Solutions, commented: “The […] More

  • Thursday Transactions - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Thursday Transactions

    This week, Global Defense Technology & Systems, Inc. sealed a deal to purchase Zytel Corporation for $26.8 million. HP will acquire ArcSight for a price of $43.50 per share, or a value of roughly $1.5 billion. ITT Corporation wrapped up the sale of CAS, Inc., the firm“™s systems engineering and technical assistance services business, to […] More

  • Wyle Closes Deal on CAS, Inc. Aquisition - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Wyle Closes Deal on CAS, Inc. Aquisition

    Wyle Inc. has announced completion of the acquisition of CAS, Inc., a division of ITT Corporation. “This acquisition is at the center of our strategy of providing trusted services and solutions, free of organizational conflict of interest, to the United States Government,” said George Melton, Wyle chairman, CEO and president. “CAS will significantly enhance and […] More

  • Wednesday Wins - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Wednesday Wins

    This week, BAE Systems picked up a $30 million deal to provide engineering and technical services to support the U.S. Marine Corps“™ air-traffic control systems; Lockheed Martin won a $260 million follow-on production contract from the U.S. Army for the combat-proven Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor. Northrop Grumman Corporation snagged a $90 […] More

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