Tag Archives: C4ISR

Col. Joshe Raetz: Army Special Forces Seek More Frequent Integration With Conventional Units

Col. Joshe Raetz

Col. Joshe Raetz, chief of staff for the U.S. Army's 1st Special Forces Command, said Tuesday at the TechNet Augusta event that his group wants to apply the service's information warfare capabilities to standard military units more frequently. He noted that information warfare influenced the environment and allowed forces to articulate across both information and operational landscapes.

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Elizabeth Mashakas Appointed SVP of Talent Acquisition for BlueHalo; CEO Jonathan Moneymaker Quoted

Elizabeth Mashakas

BlueHalo announced on Wednesday that the company has named Elizabeth Mashakas, as senior vice president of Talent Acquisition, effective immediately. Mashakas will report directly to Ray Khuo, executive vice president of Human Capital. Mashakas comes to BlueHalo with over 30 years of experience in Talent Acquisition across various industry-leading companies and has a proven track record of impact.

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BAE Systems Wins Multiple Contracts to Support US Army A-Team Program; Chris Eisenbies Quoted

BAE Systems

BAE Systems has been awarded multiple contracts, with a total value of $9 million, from the U.S. Army for the Advanced Teaming Demonstration (A-Team) program. BAE Systems will develop advanced technologies to support the service branch’s program. The contracts include awards for the Human Machine Interface, Platform Resource Capability Management and Situational Awareness Management elements of the program. 

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SAIC Wins Task Order to Support C4ISR Naval Services; Jim Scanlon Quoted

Jim Scanlon

The U.S. Navy awarded Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) a $49.5 million single-award, cost-plus fixed-fee task order to continue to provide the Royal Saudi Naval Forces support services for command, control, communications, computers, and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) upgrade and refurbishment, the company reported on Thursday. Work will take place in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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Army Eyes Contract Award for GPS Tech Alternative Before October

GPS Tech Alternative

The U.S. Army is looking to award a contract by the end of the month for the service branch’s positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) effort aimed at establishing an alternative for GPS technologies. The Army intends to select an awardee for the Mounted Assured Position Navigation and Timing (MAPS) contract and deploy a prototype in two years. 

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Cambridge Names Josh Golden CFO; Kim Harokopus Quoted

Josh Golden

Cambridge has appointed Josh Golden to the company’s executive management team as chief financial officer (CFO), Cambridge reported on Tuesday. Golden will be responsible for leading the Finance department as well as work with Cambridge’s executive management team to further the company’s strategic vision. Golden will bring more than two decades of experience to Cambridge.

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Army to Open PNT Tech Dev’t Hub in October

Electronic Warfare

The U.S. Army plans to open a technology development hub for positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) capabilities next month to support the service branch’s efforts to reduce dependency on GPS technologies. The Army’s PNT Modernization Office, which contains an Open Innovation Lab (OIL) will be located at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland and slated to open on Oct. 8th. 

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Serco’s David Dacquino Joins Nathan Board of Directors; Susan Chodakewitz Quoted

David Dacquino

Nathan Associates has appointed David Dacquino, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Serco and former Wash100 Award recipient to the company’s Board of Directors. Dacquino will bring nearly four decades of experience to Nathan’s Board of Directors, including top-level executive positions with defense, aerospace and federal government contractor companies.

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Mike Knowles to Head Cubic’s Streamlined Defense Business; Bradley Feldmann Quoted

Mike Knowles

Mike Knowles, senior vice president of Cubic Corporation and former president of Cubic Global Defense (CGD), has been appointed to lead the company’s newly established Cubic Mission and Performance Solutions (CMPS) as president of the division. In Knowles’ new role, he will be responsible for the strategic direction and business management of the company’s C4ISR and training solutions in the global defense and commercial markets.

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Mike Twyman, President of Cubic Mission Solutions, His First Wash100 Award

Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Mike Twyman, president of Cubic Mission Solutions (CMS), with his first Wash100 Award on Monday. Executive Mosaic recognized Twyman for driving growth for the company, acquiring Nuvotronics and pushing Cubic’s technical services to help the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA).

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