Author Archives: Anna Forrester

HII Names New President for SN3

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 23, 2018 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has appointed former Executive Vice President Michael Smith to serve as president of the SN3 business, GovCon Wire reported Thursday. Smith, who oversaw strategy and development, will now … Continue reading

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State Dept Names Boeing, Lockheed as Contractors in Proposed $1.2B Apache Update FMS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 22, 2018 — The State Department has indicated Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) as principal contractors on a proposed foreign military sale of helicopter modification services to the Netherlands worth $1.2 billion, GovCon Wire … Continue reading

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ACT I Appoints Neil Albert as New President; Michael Niggel Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 21, 2018 — Advanced Concepts and Technologies International hired Neil Albert, formerly president and CEO of MCR, earlier this month as president of the Arlington, Virginia-based government acquisition support services provider, GovCon Wire reported. ACT I said Albert will oversee … Continue reading

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QTS Names Former NGA CIO to Federal Advisory Board; David McOmber Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 20, 2018 — QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS) added a former official of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency earlier this month to its federal advisory board, where he will provide insight to support the company’s hybrid data center … Continue reading

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Veritas Capital Pursues Acquisition of PwC US Public Sector Unit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 16, 2018 — PwC‘s U.S. public sector business will become part of Veritas Capital‘s portfolio while continuing operations under the current leadership team upon the close of a proposed acquisition deal, GovCon Wire reported Thursday. An … Continue reading

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Lockheed’s Sikorsky Business Lands $126M Contract Modification for King Stallion Long Lead Items

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 15, 2018 — Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) Sikorsky Aircraft subsidiary will supply long lead materials for the low-rate initial production of seven U.S. Navy Lot III CH-53K King Stallion helicopters under a $126.5 million contract modification, GovCon Wire … Continue reading

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General Atomics Names Teammates in MQ-25 Stingray Bid

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 14, 2018 — General Atomics has named BAE Systems, Boeing (NYSE: BA), Fokker, L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL), Pratt & Whitney, Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) and UTC Aerospace Systems as external partners in its bid for the U.S. Navy’s MQ-25 Stingray program, GovCon Wire reported … Continue reading

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Mitre Names Former CHRO Julie Gravallese to Programs & Tech Integration VP Post

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 13, 2018 — Mitre appointed former chief human resources officer Julie Gravallese last month to take a new role as vice president of programs and technology integration, GovCon Wire reported. The nonprofit corporation said Gravallese will oversee technical program strategies … Continue reading

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ECS to Operate Under ‘ASGN Incorporated’ Upon $775M Acquisition by On Assignment; George Wilson Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 12, 2018 — ECS Federal and On Assignment (NYSE: ASGN) entered into an agreement last month for the latter to acquire ECS from investment firm Lindsay Goldberg and majority owner Roy Kapani under a $775 million deal, GovCon Wire … Continue reading

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Siemens Government Technologies Gets Anne Altman as Board Chairman; Barbara Humpton Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 9, 2018 — Siemens‘ U.S. government technologies business named Anne Altman, a former executive at IBM (NYSE: IBM) and current board member at Maximus (NYSE: MMS), as chairman of the board last month, GovCon Wire reported. Altman, … Continue reading

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