Tag Archives: Navy

Jeffrey Fowler Becomes First President of Golden Key Group; Gretchen McCracken Quoted

Jeffrey Fowler President Golden Key Group

Golden Key Group (GKG) announced the promotion of Jeffrey Fowler to be the first-ever president of the Reston, Virginia-based professional services company. Fowler, who joined GKG as vice president of Navy programs in September 2020, will be responsible for the company’s execution of all program and business operations and will work closely with Gretchen McCracken, CEO and managing partner of GKG, to strengthen the company's mission of providing the federal government with innovative workforce optimization solutions.

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Amentum Books $57M Naval Maintenance, Sustainment Task Order

Amentum

Amentum will carry out sustainment and maintenance work for the Commander, Electronic Attack Wing, U.S. Pacific Fleet as part of a potential three-year, $57 million task order under the Contract Field Teams contract. The company will deliver corrosion control, flight line, organizational, field and depot-level maintenance services to support various U.S. Navy systems at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Amentum said Tuesday.

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Al Whitmore Receives Fourth Consecutive Wash100 Award; Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted

Al Whitmore BAE Systems

Al Whitmore, president of the Intelligence and Security (I&S) sectors at BAE Systems' U.S. subsidiary, has received his fourth consecutive Wash100 Award, the most respected and honored award in all of government contracting (GovCon). Visit Wash100.com to cast a vote for Al Whitmore as the most significant executive of consequence to the GovCon sector.

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Northrop to Build MQ-4C Triton UAV Under $99M Navy Contract Modification

Northrop

Northrop Grumman has received a $99 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy for additional low-rate initial production of a lot 5 MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system. The action expands the scope of the previously awarded, fixed-priced incentive contract and the military service will obligate the full value of the modification from fiscal years 2019 through 2021 funds, the Department of Defense said Friday.

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Bell Boeing V-22 Military Tiltrotor Reaches Flight-Hour Milestone

Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey

A fleet of military production tiltrotor aircraft made by Textron subsidiary Bell Textron and Boeing has flown over 600,000 hours while providing warfighters support to maintain their mission readiness and provide transportation for cargo and personnel. The Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey aircraft's range, speed, maneuverability and logistical capability provide warfighters with versatile and cost-effective service, Bell said Wednesday.

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Raytheon Secures $146M Navy Contract for Operation, Maintenance of Surveillance Radar Network

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Raytheon Technologies announced Tuesday that the U.S. Navy has awarded the company's intelligence and space business a five-year contract worth $146 million to continue operating and maintaining the U.S. government's Relocatable Over-the-Horizon Radar (ROTHR) system. The contract will require Raytheon Intelligence & Space to support the operations of the long-range surveillance radar network.

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Tyto Athene Books Navy Engineering, Installation, Maintenance IDIQ

Tyto Athene

Full-service systems integrator Tyto Athene will engineer, install and maintain electronic systems, equipment and associated infrastructure for the U.S. Fleet Cyber Command under a potential $34.6 million contract from the U.S. Navy. Services under the contract are meant to support the Consolidated, Tactical and Defense Cryptologic Programs, the Department of Defense said Friday.

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ATI, National Armaments Consortium Team Up With Navy in Naval Energetics Push

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Advanced Technology International (ATI) announced Friday an agreement with Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Division (NSWC IHD) and the National Armaments Consortium (NAC) to develop the Naval Energetic Systems and Technologies (NEST) Program. The initiative is a collaboration under an other transaction agreement (OTA), which has a six-year term and an accompanying four-year option.

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Navy Receives First Knifefish Undersea Vehicle From General Dynamics

Knifefish

General Dynamics' mission systems business has handed over the U.S. Navy's first Knifefish unmanned underwater vehicle for surface mine countermeasure operations as part of a $44.6 million contract modification awarded in 2019. The Knifefish medium-class mine countermeasure platform is based on the Bluefin-21 undersea vehicle and can launch from a littoral combat ship to function as an off-board sensor across minefields, the company said Thursday.

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Secmation Secures Navy Funding for Development of Modular Cybersecure UAS Platform

Secmation

Secmation received $1 million in funds from the Office of Naval Research through the second phase of the Small Small Business Innovation Research program to develop a modular cybersecure suite for unmanned aerial vehicles. SecMUAS is designed to help users implement security features into UAV units via the use of a rapid software development capability, the company said Wednesday.

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Amentum CEO John Vollmer Receives Sixth Wash100 Award; Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted

This year, Amentum CEO John Vollmer has received his sixth Wash100 Award win, as a recipient of the 2021 Wash100 Award, for his leadership in establishing “˜Amentum' in the federal market and driving its significant growth through major contract awards and key acquisitions. Executive Mosaic congratulates Amentum and John Vollmer on his 2021 Wash100 Award.

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Mercury Systems CEO Mark Aslett Named to 2021 Wash100 for Driving Revenue Growth; Leading Company’s COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Mark Aslett CEO Mercury Systems

Executive Mosaic is pleased to introduce Mark Aslett, CEO of Mercury Systems, as a 2021 Wash100 Award recipient for making key acquisitions and driving company revenue and value while also pushing for COVID-19 relief to address the unique challenges created in 2020. This marks the first Wash100 Award win for Aslett.

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