Author Archives: Anna Forrester

Raytheon Gets $77M Contract for Further Sea Sparrow Block 2 Missile Development

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 23, 2018 — A Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) business unit will provide the U.S. Navy engineering and management services, test equipment and material to help advance Block 2 development on the Evolved Sea Sparrow Missiles under a $77 million … Continue reading

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Parsons to Acquire Polaris Alpha in Push for Expanded Cybersecurity Portfolio

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 22, 2018 — Parsons has entered into an agreement with Arlington Capital Partners to buy Colorado-based Polaris Alpha through a technology investment program, GovCon Wire reported Tuesday. Parsons said Monday the transaction is aimed to expand its cybersecurity … Continue reading

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Linda Murray Takes New Role as Parsons’ Chief Audit Executive

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 17, 2018 — Parsons has appointed Linda Murray, formerly strategic planning and marketing manager at its federal business unit, as chief audit executive, GovCon Wire reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the position reports to both the board … Continue reading

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Merlin Secures IT Modernization Work at VA, DHS With $200M in Contracts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 16, 2018 — Merlin International will help update the Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security departments’ enterprise information technology systems as part of contracts worth an estimated $200 million combined, GovCon Wire reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the … Continue reading

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Leidos Continues Analytical Support for NGA Under $250M in Task Orders; Tim Reardon Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 14, 2018 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will continue to provide analytical services in support of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency under a series of task orders valued at a total of $250 million, GovCon Wire reported May … Continue reading

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LMI Appoints Sanjay Parthasarathy as Company’s First CTO

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 10, 2018 — LMI has hired Sanjay Parthasarathy, a defense contracting industry veteran who has previously worked at Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Harris (NYSE: HRS), to take up the newly created role of chief technology officer, … Continue reading

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Executive Mosaic Presents 4×24 Chairman Awards to BAE’s Martha Shepard, Vencore’s Barry Barlow

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 9, 2018 — Martha Shepard, vice president of contracts at BAE Systems Inc., and Barry Barlow, senior VP and and chief technology officer at Vencore, have received recognition from Executive Mosaic as part of the 4×24 Leadership Program, GovCon Wire reported May 2. … Continue reading

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AECOM Unit Lands $961M Deal for Air Force RPA Maintenance; John Vollmer Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 9, 2018 — An AECOM (NYSE: ACM) business unit will help maintain and operate the U.S. Air Force‘s MQ-9 Reaper and RQ-4 Global Hawk remotely piloted aircraft under a potential $961 million contract, GovCon Wire reported May 1. The company said … Continue reading

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SAIC Names New SVP, GM of IT Solutions Market Segment; Tony Moraco Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 3, 2018 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has hired John Walsh III, formerly vice president of homeland security programs at CSRA, as senior VP and general manager for information technology solutions, GovCon Wire reported Tuesday. … Continue reading

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Executive Mosaic Awards SSL’s Rob Zitz as 6-Time Chair Under 4×24 Leadership Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 2, 2018 — Rob Zitz, senior vice president and chief strategy officer of SSL‘s government systems group, has received a leadership award from Executive Mosaic for his sixth term as chairman of a peer group under … Continue reading

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