Sarah Sybert

Tetra Tech JV Wins FEMA Contract to Support Disaster Resilience

Tetra Tech

A Tetra Tech-led joint venture (JV) has been awarded a five-year, $50 million contract from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to increase resilience and reduce the costs of recovery efforts in disaster-stricken communities. Tetra Tech will help communities plan for and recover from increasingly frequent and intense natural disasters.

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Jacobs Launches ‘Pavy’ Cloud Platform to Improve Asset Management

Jacobs

Jacobs has launched Pavy, a proprietary cloud-based platform, that will provide advanced asset management of airfields. Pavy completed a successful trial period, and will now be integrated into airports to manage airfield pavements. "With Pavy, our new cloud-based platform, airports around the globe can better plan pavement investments and prioritize critical interventions," said Jacobs People & Places Solutions Senior Vice President Europe and Digital Strategies Donald Morrison

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DCS Wins AFLCMC Task Order to Provide ISR Capabilities; Randy Washington Quoted

DCS Corporation

DCS Corporation has been awarded a  five-year, $48 million task order to support the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance and Special Operations Forces (ISR/SOF) Directorate's Global Hawk Division under the Air Force's EPASS program. "Our history of providing ISR expertise positions us well to support the Global Hawk mission," said DCS president and chief operating officer Randy Washington.

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Amentum Selected for $95M TRSS IDIQ Contract; Jill Bruning Quoted

Jill Bruning

Amentum has been selected for the seven year, $95 million, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) Tenant Renovation for Secure Spaces (TRSS) contract vehicle. “Amentum is looking forward to supporting the Army Corps of Engineers through the task orders we secure under TRSS,” said Jill Bruning, executive vice president and general manager of Amentum’s IS4 strategic business unit and 2016 Wash100 Award recipient. 

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Deloitte Names Matt Gentile as Head of Government and Public Services Advisory Practice

Matt Gentile

Deloitte has appointed Matt Gentile, the company’s principal with Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory, Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics, as the new head of Deloitte’s government and public services Advisory practice. “In the last decade at Deloitte, I’ve had the pleasure of serving dozens of dynamic clients with world-class talent in our government practice,” said Gentile. 

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MetTel Recognized as Leader in Managed Network Services; Marshall Aronow, Ed Fox Quoted

MetTel

MetTel has been recognized as a ‘Leader’ in the inaugural Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for Managed Network Services (MNS). “To us, Gartner naming MetTel a Leader in the Magic Quadrant for Managed Network Services underscores our commitment to customers and our effectiveness in helping them with digital transformation,” said Marshall Aronow, CEO of MetTel. 

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Amentum Closes Acquisition of DynCorp; John Vollmer Quoted

John Vollmer

Amentum has closed the acquisition of DynCorp International, a provider of aviation, logistics, training, intelligence and operational solutions, worldwide. “The addition of DynCorp International will make us a powerhouse with an enduring mission focus and market-leading positions in several key areas,” said John Vollmer, Amentum CEO and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient.

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SPA Wins SAIC Subcontract to Support US Navy Advanced Hypersonic Technologies; Dr. William Vantine Quoted

Dr. William Vantine

Systems Planning and Analysis (SPA) has been awarded a subcontract on Science Applications International Corporation’s (SAIC) five-year, $63.5 million prime contract to support the U.S. Navy’s Advanced Hypersonic Technologies. The U.S. Navy will develop Advanced Hypersonic Technologies through the Global Deterrence and Defense Department (Code GX) at the NSWC in Crane, Indiana.

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Lumen Expands Partnership with Zoom to Advance Collaboration Platforms; Shaun Andrews Quoted

Shaun Andrews

Lumen Technologies and Zoom have expanded their partnership to combine technology capabilities and communications expertise. The companies will deliver ‘Zoom delivered by Lumen’ to enable businesses to advance virtual communications by combining Lumen’s speed and reliability with Zoom's collaboration solutions. Zoom delivered by Lumen will unify Lumen's embedded network security capabilities with Zoom's built-in security features to advance businesses’ security features. 

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Accenture Acquires Arca to Expand 5G Network Capabilities; Manish Sharma Quoted

Manish Sharma

Accenture has acquired Arca, an engineering services company with a focus on network operations and business services, Accenture reported on Friday. With the purchase, Accenture will gain 640 employees. "Together, we will help clients adapt their operating model, expand the skills of their people and drive innovation to unlock the full potential of 5G,” said Manish Sharma.

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