Latest Federal & Government Contracting Companies' News Coverage

Latest Federal & Government Contracting Companies' News Coverage

ExecutiveBiz News on Video 8/2/2022

DOD’s John Burke: “We Need Quantum Breakthroughs”

DOD’s John Burke: “We Need Quantum Breakthroughs”

Quantum technology has emerged as a top priority for the U.S. government in recent years. Quantum science has been foundational in areas like GPS, sensing and position, navigation and timing. Now, new applications are being identified, and quantum has the potential to be a major disruptive element in areas like defense and national security. Dr. […]

Executive Spotlight: Aidis Zunde, COO of Yorktown Systems Group

Executive Spotlight: Aidis Zunde, COO of Yorktown Systems Group

Aidis Zunde, chief operating officer of Yorktown Systems Group, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding the transition he made from the U.S. military to the public sector as well as the core values of the company’s culture that drive the long term success of its workforce and growth initiatives in the federal landscape during the latest Executive Spotlight interview. You […]

John Moberly Named Space SVP at SpiderOak Mission Systems

John Moberly Named Space SVP at SpiderOak Mission Systems

Jim Moberly, formerly president of LeoLab’s government-focused business, was appointed as senior vice president for space at software development company SpiderOak Mission Systems. The executive, who made the announcement through a LinkedIn post, brings to his new role at SpiderOak years-long experience in working in defense, intelligence and space industries as well as in serving […]

ICF Tapped to Support HUD’s Community Development Programs

ICF Tapped to Support HUD’s Community Development Programs

ICF has entered into several cooperative agreements with the Department of Housing and Urban Development to help state and local organizations implement community development programs and housing initiatives. Under the three-year agreements, ICF will provide capacity building, data analysis, technical assistance and training services in support of HUD’s Community Compass and National Homeless Data Analysis […]

Defense Contractors Experiencing Staffing Challenges Amid Increasing Military Hardware Demand

Defense Contractors Experiencing Staffing Challenges Amid Increasing Military Hardware Demand

Lockheed Martin, Raytheon Technologies, L3Harris Technologies and other U.S. defense contractors are facing workforce challenges that mostly resulted from pandemic-driven layoff and furlough activities and are seeing supply chain problems compounded by staffing issues, The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday. The downturn in employment numbers in the defense industry persists amid expectations of higher demand […]

Textron to Help Evaluate Navy Electronic Warfare Tech

Textron to Help Evaluate Navy Electronic Warfare Tech

Textron has secured a $48.4 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to help the U.S. Navy test the performance of integrated electronic warfare systems. The company’s systems business will develop hardware for an EW integration test environment as part of the IDIQ award from Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, the Department of Defense said Monday. Contract work […]

Zscaler Internet Access Service Achieves FedRAMP High Authorization; Drew Schnabel, Stephen Kovac Quoted

Zscaler Internet Access Service Achieves FedRAMP High Authorization; Drew Schnabel, Stephen Kovac Quoted

Zscaler’s artificial intelligence-powered secure access service edge platform was given High Authority to Operate certification under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. The FedRAMP authorization verifies that Zscaler Internet Access is capable of enabling federal agencies to connect to remote cloud environments, including software-as-a-service applications, without compromising the security of sensitive unclassified data, Zscaler […]

Mike Jackson Joins Parry Labs as Air Force Business Development VP

Mike Jackson Joins Parry Labs as Air Force Business Development VP

Mike Jackson, a former Air Force Special Operations Command officer, has joined Parry Labs as vice president of Air Force business development, he announced Monday in a LinkedIn post. He comes to the Alexandria, Virginia-based defense technology company from autonomous aerial logistics platform builder Volansi, where he most recently served as senior vice president of […]

HII to Support Marine Corps’ CBRNE Consequence Management Program

HII to Support Marine Corps’ CBRNE Consequence Management Program

An HII business unit has received a one-year, $15.3 million contract to help the U.S. Marine Corps develop plans and policies, for responding to chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosive events. HII Defense and Federal Solutions will provide other technical services to the branch’s CBRNE Consequence Management Program, the Department of Defense said Monday. The group will […]

L3Harris, Navy Showcasing Nomad USV at RIMPAC Maritime Exercise

L3Harris, Navy Showcasing Nomad USV at RIMPAC Maritime Exercise

L3Harris Technologies and the U.S. Navy have partnered to exhibit during an international maritime warfare exercise in Hawaii the service branch’s Nomad medium-displacement unmanned surface vehicle that is equipped with the defense company’s control systems. The demonstration of Nomad at the 2022 Rim of the Pacific Exercise will aim to show how the USV can […]

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