Acquisition and Contracting Blog

Martin Named a VP of VMware

Lynn Martin has been named vice president of U.S. Public Sector, VMware, Reston, Virginia.

JTG Incorporated Names Shehata President

JTG Incorporated, Vienna, Virginia, has appointed Ahmed Shehata as president.

Müller-Gastell Appointed CFO of Signalhorn

Alexander Müller-Gastell has been appointed chief financial officer of the Signalhorn Group of Companies, Backnang, Germany.

Navy Surfs the Crowd

August 20, 2013

 

The U.S. Navy is turning to crowdsourcing as a possible situational awareness aid during disasters and social unrest. Data from eyewitnesses or participants would be fused with information from other sources to provide timely understanding and appreciation of an environment or location to response teams.

Elbit Systems to Support Australian Federal Police

August 19, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Elbit Systems has, announced that its Australian subsidiary, Elbit Systems of Australia Pty Ltd (ELSA), was awarded a contract in the amount of  approximately $32 million U.S. dollars ($35 million Australian dollars) to supply the Australian Federal Police with an Investigation, Intelligence and Incident Management (IIIM) Solution to be supplied over a four-year period.

General Atomics Awarded Gray Eagle Funds

August 19, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, Calif., was awarded a cost-plus-fixed-fee, option-eligible, non-multi-year, contract modification (P00094) of $11,423,474.37 with a cumulative maximum value of $156,370,264 in exercise of its option for additional engineering services for the MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft systems program. The US Army Contracting Command—Redstone Arsenal (Aviation), Redstone, Ala., is the contracting activity (W58RGZ-09-C-0136).

McKesson Technologies Receives Digital Imaging Contract Modification

August 19, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
McKesson Technologies Inc., Alpharetta, Ga., has been awarded a maximum $29,903,345 modification (P00007) exercising the first option-year period of a two-year base contract (SPM2D1-11-D-8385) with one two-year option and one one-year option periods for digital imaging network-picture archive communication system. Using services are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and federal civilian agencies. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pa.

DeVries: A New Definition for Enterprise Services

August 16, 2013
By Max Cacas

Now that the Joint Information Environment  (JIE) has become one of the top priorities for the Department of Defense information technology officials (see Gaining Consensus on the JIE, June 2013), it is more important than ever to make sure that this new paradigm of extending voice, data and multimedia to the warfighter integrate well with existing enterprise services within the military.  That’s according to David DeVries, the deputy chief information officer for information enterprise with the Defense Department, speaking on a recen

Four Firms Awarded UCLASS Contracts

August 16, 2013
George I. Seffers

 

DARPA Awards High-Performance Circuitry Contract

August 16, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Northrop Grumman Space & Mission Systems, Redondo Beach, Calif., is being awarded a $10,118,368 modification to a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (HR0011-09-C-0062). Under the Terahertz Electronics (THz) program, the performer shall develop critical device and integration technologies necessary to realize compact, high-performance electronic circuits that operate at a center frequency of 1.03 THz. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Arlington, Va., is the contracting activity.

Kongsberg Receives Remotely Operated Weapon Contract Modification

August 16, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS, Kongsberg, Norway was awarded a firm-fixed-price, option-eligible, non-multi-year, contract award modification of $14,786,467 with a cumulative maximum value of $51,094,647 for the M153 Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station system and system spares. This is an award contract modification to exercise options CLIN. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Picatinny Arsenal, Picatinny, N.J., is the contracting activity (W15QKN-12-C-0103).

AFRL Awards Multiple Target Recognition Contracts

August 16, 2013
George I. Seffers

 

Northrop Awarded CRAM Command and Control Funds

August 16, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Northrop Grumman Systems Co., Carson, Calif., was awarded a cost plus incentive fee, option-eligible, non-multi-year, contract modification (P00071) of $22,876,078 with a cumulative maximum value of $157,432,543 for extension of base contract seven months to provide continuing supplies, services and maintenance for the Counter Rocket Artillery Mortar (CRAM) Command and Control System. The U.S. Army Contracting Command–Red Stone Arsenal (Missile), Redstone, Ala., is the contracting activity (W31P4Q-07-C-0335).

Catapult Health Technology to Provide Research Lab IT Support

August 16, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Catapult Health Technology Group, Bethesda, Md., was awarded a firm-fixed-price, option-eligible, non-multi-year, contract with a cumulative maximum value of $26,917,073 for information technology support services for multiple locations of the Army Research Laboratory. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Installation Contracting Division, Adelphi Division, Adelphi, Md., is he contracting activity (W911QX-13-F-0030).

Multiple Firms to Support Unmanned Systems

August 16, 2013
George I. Seffers

 

Lockheed Martin International Names Dewar Executive VP

Patrick M. Dewar has been named executive vice president of Lockheed Martin International, London.

Cross Match Technologies Names Kuhn CFO

Cross Match Technologies Incorporated, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, has named Joseph Kuhn chief financial officer.

Wennergren Joins CACI International as a VP

CACI International Incorporated, Arlington, Virginia, has appointed David M. Wennergren as vice president within the company’s Enterprise Technologies and Services business group.

Nicholas Joins Parsons Government Services

Joseph Nicholas has joined Parsons, Pasadena, California, as intelligence sector manager within the National Security and Defense Division of Parsons Government Services.

General Dynamics IT Names Guerry a Senior VP

General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics, Fairfax, Virginia has selected Bernard Guerry as senior vice president and general manager of the company’s Intelligence Solutions division. 

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