Acquisition and Contracting Blog

TELEHOUSE America Names Ogino as COO

Toshiro Ogino has been named chief operating officer of TELEHOUSE America, New York.

Cubic Corporation Names New Leaders

Cubic Corporation, San Diego, California, named William W. Boyle chief executive officer, Bradley H. Feldmann president and chief operating officer, John “Jay” D. Thomas executive vice president and chief financial officer, and Stephen O. Shewmaker executive vice president of the corporation.

Exelis Appoints Drew President of Information Systems

Exelis Inc., Herndon, Virginia, has appointed Dr. Pamela Drew president of its Information Systems business area.

DARPA Awards Two Classified Contracts

March 18, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Lockheed Martin Corp., Moorestown, N.J., is being awarded an $11,037,154 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, and Science Applications International Corp., McLean, Va., is being awarded an $8,086,263 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. The statement of work for both is classified. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is the contracting activity. 

Northrop Grumman to Continue Producing Tactical Internet Data Products

March 18, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Northrop Grumman Information Technology Inc., McLean, Va., was awarded a $5,428,394 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract modification to continue the production and support services of the lower tactical Internet data products. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., is the contracting activity. 

U.S. Army Purchases Panther Radios

March 18, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Advanced Electronics Co., Ltd., Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, was awarded a $12,656,358 firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of Panther radios. This contract is in support of foreign military sales. Work will be performed in Saudi Arabia, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2014. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity.

U.S. Air Force Modifies Range Communications Contracts

March 18, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
InDyne Inc., Reston, Va., is being awarded a $34,107,547.11 contract modification for range operations, communications and information services. The contracting activity is the 30th Contract Squadron, Vandenberg AFB, Calif.  

Lockheed Awarded Space Based Infrared Systems Funding

March 18, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, Sunnyvale, Calif., is being awarded a $105,868,182 cost-plus incentive-fee and fixed-price incentive-firm contract for contractor logistics support, legacy sustainment and combined task force support for the Space Based Infrared Systems. The contracting activity is the Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif.  

Northrop Grumann Names New Leaders

Northrop Grumman, Redondo Beach, California, has appointed Mary Petryszyn vice president, international, aerospace systems sector. The company also announced new roles in the aerospace systems sector for Robert Burke, who will lead the sector’s strategy and business development organization, Dale Burton, now chief technology officer for the sector, and Art Lofton, who will lead the sector’s global quality organization.

American Systems Names Kopfman an Executive VP

American Systems, Chantilly, Virginia, has appointed Joe Kopfman executive vice president, contracts and administration/chief compliance officer.

Thales Names Borkey CTO, VP

Thales Communications Incorporated, Clarksburg, Maryland, has appointed Todd Borkey chief technology officer and vice president of strategic initiatives.

Northrop Grumann Names Bishop Sector VP

Northrop Grumman Corporation, Herndon, Virginia, has named Ruth Bishop as sector vice president of quality, safety and mission assurance for its Technical Services sector.

Barnett Joins Venable as a Partner

Rear Adm. James Arden Barnett Jr., USN (Retired), has joined Venable LLP, Washington, D.C., as a partner.

Attensity Names J. Kirsten Bay President, CEO

Attensity, Palo Alto, California, has appointed J. Kirsten Bay president and CEO.

WSO2 Names Firestone a Director

WSO2, Palo Alto, California, has named Adam Firestone as director of defense and government solutions.

ACE Component Services Taps Cox as Operations Manager

ACE Component Services, a division of ACE Production Technologies, Spokane Valley, Washington, has appointed Roger Cox as operations manager.

Northrop Grumman to Provide Handheld Targeting Devices

September 26, 2012
George I. Seffers

Northrop Grumman Guidance and Electronics Co., Apopka, Fla., was awarded a $9,245,586 firm-fixed-price contract for handheld precision targeting device systems. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., is the contracting activity.

Space Based Infrared System Contract Modified

September 26, 2012
George I. Seffers

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co., Sunnyvale, Calif., is being awarded a $54,241,120.00 contract modification for sustainment support for the Space Based Infrared System. The contracting activity is the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif.

Samsung Series 7 Slate Selected for Bases Worldwide

September 26, 2012
George I. Seffers

Samsung Electronics America, Inc., Ridgefield Park, N.J., and Intelligent Decisions (ID), Inc., Ashburn, Va., have announced that the Samsung Series 7 Slate has been awarded the network slate tablet category contract under the U.S. Air Force Client Computing and Servers blanket purchase agreement. ID and Samsung will deliver the Samsung Series 7 Slate, the first device selected under the new network tablet category, available for deployment at U.S. Air Force bases worldwide.

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