Raytheon Awarded $1.3B Full-Rate Production Contract for Navy ESSM Block 2 Missiles

Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX) has been awarded a potential $1.28 billion contract by Naval Sea Systems Command to provide full-rate production services to the Evolved Seasparrow Missile Block 2 program, a collaboration between the U.S. and several other NATO member countries. The firm-fixed-price contract has a $358 million initial value and covers ESSM Block 2

ICF to Support Cancer Research Under $150M NIH Bioinformatics Contract; Mark Lee Quoted

ICF (Nasdaq: ICFI) has secured a position on a potential $150 million multiple-award contract from the National Institutes of Health for biomedical technical and data management services in support of its National Cancer Institute. The digital services company said Wednesday it will provide scientific computing infrastructure and expertise in health research and bioinformatics to help

Amy Hopkins Joins Capella Space as Government Services Lead

Amy Hopkins, a veteran of the defense and intelligence sectors, has joined Capella Space to serve as vice president and general manager of the satellite company’s U.S. government services business. She will be responsible for leading and growing Capella’s synthetic aperture radar mission applications in the federal market, the company said Wednesday. Hopkins most recently

Air Force Vet Garry Dean Named Peduzzi Associates President

Garry Dean, a retired U.S. Air Force major general and a member of the board of advisers at Peduzzi Associates, has been appointed president of the Alexandria Virginia-based business development services provider in a move slated to take effect Oct. 1. He has served on the advisory board over the past four years and will

Government Agencies Explore Strategies to Manage Blended Workforce Amid Pandemic

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, NASA and the Department of Homeland Security are among the federal agencies that have pursued initiatives to manage a blended workforce during the pandemic. With its 250,000-strong workforce, the DHS is no different from other institutions experiencing the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, DHS Chief Human Capital

Anduril Buys Passive Sensing Tech Maker Copious Imaging; Brian Schimpf Quoted

Anduril Industries has purchased Copious Imaging for an undisclosed sum to further expand its family of counter-unmanned aircraft systems and force protection platforms with the addition of the latter’s passive sensing technology. Copious Imaging is a Lexington, Massachusetts-based technology company that spun off from MIT’s Lincoln Laboratory in 2017 and is the developer of the

Criterion Acquires Software Engineering Company SAGE Black; Promod Sharma, Steve Mast Quoted

Criterion Systems, a cybersecurity and information technology company, has acquired software engineering services provider SAGE Black Consulting and Contracting for an undisclosed amount. The new SAGE Black subsidiary will be led by Criterion Chief Financial Officer Steve Mast as its president and will join the company’s intelligence solutions business unit focused on offering systems integration

Raytheon to Engineer Seasparrow Missiles Under $362M Navy Contract

Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX) has received a potential $362.4 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide engineering and technical services supporting the Evolved Seasparrow Missile and NATO Seasparrow Missile Systems programs. The cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost-only contract has a base value of $105.8 million and involves purchases from the Navy and Foreign Military Sales program

Jacobs Gets 7 Awards on GSA ASTRO Manned Tech, Robotics Development Contract; Bruce Crawford Quoted

Jacobs (NYSE: J) has received seven awards on the General Services Administration’s 10-year ASTRO acquisition vehicle for manned, optionally manned and unmanned platforms and support services. Bruce Crawford, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant general and senior vice president of strategic development at Jacobs’ critical mission solutions business, said in a statement published Tuesday the ASTRO