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Day & Zimmermann Receives $311M IDIQ for the U.S. Army Grenade and Consolidated Fuze Contract; Michael Quesenberry Quoted

Day & Zimmermann

Day & Zimmermann announced on Tuesday that its Munitions & Government unit has been awarded a potential five-year $311 million indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract for the U.S. Army Grenade and Consolidated Fuze. The work will be performed at Day & Zimmermann's 5,500 acre Lone Star facility in Texarkana, Texas.

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CAES Wins Multiple Contracts to Advance Missile Seeker Technology; CEO Mike Kahn Quoted

Mike Kahn

CAES has received multiple contracts from an advanced U.S. missile defense program to provide RF, microwave rotary joints and waveguide products and integrate them into the system’s missile seeker to provide industry-leading performance and reliability. CAES waveguides can be customized to create integrated assemblies that serve as a complete modular transmit/receive devices.

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Tyto Athene Receives $43.5M DOE Contract to Support Oak Ridge Federal-Integrated Communications Network; Operations VP Jason Alexander Quoted

Tyto Athene

Mutual Telecom Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tyto Athene, received a potential five-year, $43.5 million Department of Energy (DOE) contract to support the Oak Ridge Federal-Integrated Communications Network (ORF-ICN), the company announced on Tuesday. This marks the first time that a company has successfully won back-to-back contracts in support of the ORF-ICN. 

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KBR Secures Contract for Lithium Concentration Process from Neo Lithium Corp.; Doug Kelly Quoted

Doug Kelly

KBR announced on Monday that the company has been awarded a contract by Neo Lithium Corp. in Argentina for its Tres Quebradas Lithium Project ("3Q Project") to implement its evaporation and crystallization technology solutions. KBR's process knowledge for recovery and purification of inorganic materials is based on over 40 years of experience. 

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Anthony Iasso Named Xator CTO; CEO David Scott Quoted

Anthony Iasso

The Xator Corporation announced on Friday that Anthony Iasso has been appointed the company’s new chief technology officer. Xator CEO David Scott elaborated that Iasso would take advantage of Xator’s key investments in the company’s acquisitions and tech capabilities to further propel its solution offerings for its customers. 

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Cypress International Launches “The Cypress Perspective” Podcast; CEO David Halverson Quoted

Cypress International

Cypress International announced the launch of a new podcast service on Friday called “The Cypress Perspective,” featuring experts across the defense industry as they discuss the latest challenges and initiatives across the Department of Defense (DOD) as well as defense and aerospace sectors. This three-part series will be moderated by Jim McCarthy, vice president of Naval Programs at Cypress International.

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U.S. Air Force Awards Leidos IDIQ Contract to Support ISR Mission; Mike Chagnon Quoted


Leidos announced on Friday that the company has been awarded a potential 13-year, $950 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) prime contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide solutions for a broad spectrum of aviation requirements. The Leidos team will bring a cadre of professionals and tools from across the industry to improve both U.S. and allied ISR capabilities.

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Iridium Awarded $30 Million Research & Development Contract From U.S. Army; CEO Matt Desch Quoted

Matt Desch

Iridium Communications announced on Thursday that the company has secured a research and development (R&D) contract from the U.S. Army worth up to $30 million to develop a payload to be hosted on small satellites that supports navigation systems, guidance and control for the global positioning system (GPS) and GPS-denied precision systems. 

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Former CISA Director Christopher Krebs Joins SentinelOne Advisory Board; COO Nicholas Warner Quoted

Christopher Krebs

Christopher Krebs, the former director of Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and two-time Wash100 Award recipient, has been named the first advisory board member for SentinelOne, an autonomous cybersecurity platform company. SentinelOne is bringing a proactive and innovative approach to cybersecurity that organizations in the public and private sector really need,” said Krebs.

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SPA Selected as a 2021 Washington Post Top Workplace for Eighth Consecutive Year; William Vantine Quoted

Dr. William Vantine

Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) has been named a Top Workplace by The Washington Post for the eighth consecutive year in the Washington D.C. area.  The Washington Post’s 2021 Top Workplaces are determined by anonymous employee feedback to a survey conducted by an independent research firm. 

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