Tag Archives: U.S. 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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Navy Picks Teams for Phase II Autonomous Combat Maneuver Tech Challenge

Navy selects eight Phase II teams for small maneuvers exercise.

The U.S. Navy has commenced the second phase of a challenge focused on utilizing autonomous technology for small unit maneuver missions. Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division, the NavalX Midwest Tech Bridge and the Office of Naval Research selected eight teams to compete for the $250,000 prize as part of the  Artificial Intelligence for Small Unit Maneuvers Prize Challenge, NSWC Crane said Monday.

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General Dynamics CEO Phebe Novakovic Receives Seventh Wash100 Award

Phebe Novakovic CEO General Dynamics

Phebe Novakovic, chairwoman and CEO of General Dynamics, has been named a recipient of the 2021 Wash100 Award for her leading company initiatives in meeting federal government requirements and helping defend national security interests. Executive Mosaic congratulates General Dynamics and Phebe Novakovic for her 2021 Wash100 Award. Visit Wash100.com to cast a vote for Phebe Novakovic. 

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Andy Green, EVP and President of Technical Solutions at Huntington Ingalls Industries, Named to 2021 Wash100 for Driving Strategic Growth; Forming Key Partnerships

Andy Green Huntington Ingalls Industries

Executive Mosaic is pleased to introduce Andy Green, executive vice president and president of Technical Solutions at Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), as a winner of the 2021 Wash100 Award, the highest honor the government contracting (GovCon) sector has to offer, for his efforts to drive strategic growth for HII through significant contract awards and key partnerships with industry leaders.

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DCS to Help Build Navy Air Traffic Control Tech

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The U.S. Navy tasked DCS to develop air traffic control and landing systems for the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division's Webster Outlying Field organization as part of a five-year, $29 million contract. The company said Wednesday it started working with WOLF personnel under the Technical, Engineering Products and Software Services contract in December and the team will develop, integrate, test, manage and maintain air traffic control systems over the duration of the award.

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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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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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Charles River Analytics Lands Navy Contract to Develop Ship Management System Architecture

Charles River Analytcis

The U.S. Navy has awarded Charles River Analytics a $140,000 contract to develop a platform-agnostic framework designed to support the service branch's management of disparate systems and sensor networks. Charles River said Monday the Core Combat Architecture will serve as a baseline for platforms meant to handle the real-time management of combat systems, weapons and sensors supporting the Navy's vessels.

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Serco Awards $600M Navy Contract for Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection Asset Support Services; Dave Dacquino Quoted

Dave Dacquino Chairman and CEO Serco Inc.

The U.S. Navy has awarded Serco Inc. a potential $600 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract to support the Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection (AT/FP) Ashore Sustainment Program by providing software, hardware and firmware maintenance services. Serco said Thursday the contract has an initial delivery order worth $153 million.

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Novetta to Support Military Service Members as DOD SkillBridge Program Authorized Organization

Novetta

Novetta has been designated as an authorized organization under the Department of Defense (DOD) SkillBridge Program to train and hire transitioning U.S. military service members. "Our nation's heroes have the values and skills that make exceptional employees to support our customer missions," said Joe Zuliani, vice president of mission integration - special operations forces at Novetta and a retired U.S. Navy officer.

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Raytheon Applies AI, Machine Learning to Defense Tech Modeling, Simulation

Raytheon MDC video wall

Raytheon Technologies has infused emerging technology into the company's modeling and simulation process as part of efforts to help defense customers visualize the performance of weapons systems before they make procurement decisions. The company said Wednesday an engineering team within its missile and defense business used artificial intelligence and machine learning to put a Standard Missile-3 Block IIA missile through digital testing ahead of a flight test demonstration conducted by the U.S. Navy and the Missile Defense Agency in November last year.

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Akima Subsidiary Wins Spot on $114M Navy Contract for IT, Engineering Services; Duncan Greene Quoted

Duncan Greene Akima

Aperture, an Akima subsidiary, has secured a position on a five-year, $113.8 million contract to support the Naval Information Warfare Center Atlantic's Command Wide 8(a) Programmatic Engineering Logistics Support Incubator program. “We are excited to continue Akima's work with the Naval Information Warfare Systems Command,“ said Duncan Greene, president of Akima's Mission Systems, Engineering & Technology Group.

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PAE President, CEO John Heller Receives His Sixth Wash100 Award; Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted

Executive Mosaic announced on Friday that John Heller, president and CEO of PAE, has received his sixth Wash100 Award for leading PAE's transformation from a private equity-backed company into a publicly listed company and expansion in the government services arena through acquisitions and contract wins. Visit GovConWire to read John Heller's full 2021 Wash100 Award profile.

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Navy CIO Aaron Weis Receives Second Consecutive Wash100 Award; Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted

Aaron Weis CIO Department of the Navy

Executive Mosaic announced on Wednesday that Aaron Weis, chief information officer at the Department of the Navy, has received his second consecutive Wash100 Award, the most coveted award in all of government contracting (GovCon), for his efforts to update information technology processes and security practices at the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. 

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