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Noblis Launches Noblis MSD Following McKean Defense Acquisition; CEO Amr ElSawy Quoted

Amr ElSawy

Noblis announced on Wednesday that the company has launched Noblis MSD, a new rebranded subsidiary made up of the recently acquired McKean Defense Group and Cabrillo Technologies, to deliver solutions that drive new levels of scale, agility, efficiency and innovation for the defense clients. Noblis MSD will focus on supporting the unique needs of its defense clients. 

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CAES Secures Vinnova Contract For Space Computing Development; Mike Khan Quoted

Mike Khan

CAES announced on Monday that the company secured a contract from Vinnova, a Swedish government agency committed to promoting innovation, developing next-generation RISC-V-based space computing capabilities. The RISC-V developments will enable future CAES microprocessors to control spacecraft, create high-performance payload processing and feature timing isolation for software applications and prevent interference from other system components. 

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Pentagon to Announce Transition Plan as Acquisition Office Faces Vacancies

Pentagon

The Department of Defense (DOD) is facing vacancies within its office focused on weapons procurement and modernization efforts. “Succession plans are in place to ensure continuity of operations and support of the Secretary’s priorities," Jessica Maxwell, a spokesperson for the Pentagon, said in a statement. "We will be announcing the transition plan in the coming weeks.”

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Serco Awarded $70M U.S. Navy Contract for C5ISR Electronic System Support; Dave Dacquino Quoted

Dave Dacquino

Serco announced on Thursday that the company landed a potential $70 million U.S. Navy contract to provide engineering and technical support for aviation intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C5ISR) electronic systems. The single-award contract (SAC) has a five-year base period and one two-year option period. 

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Maxar Technologies Providing WorldView Legion Satellite Capacity to International Defense, Intelligence Customers; Tony Frazier Quoted

Tony Frazier

Maxar Technologies announced on Thursday that the company secured a multi-year $35 million contract for WorldView Legion satellite constellation capacity through an expanded agreement with a key international defense and intelligence customer. The contract will extend the customer's ability to easily task and download 30 cm-class satellite imagery to its ground station from Maxar’s current constellation under the Direct Access Program. 

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Huntington Ingalls Industries to Acquire Alion Science and Technology For $1.65B; Andy Green Quoted

Andy Green

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced on Tuesday that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Alion Science and Technology for $1.65 billion in cash from Veritas Capital, subject to customary adjustments. Alion is a technology-driven solutions provider for the global defense marketplace. The transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2021. 

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SOS International Appoints Michael Garson as General Counsel, Kimberly Parker as VP for Contracts; CEO Julian Setian Quoted

Julian Setian

SOS International (SOSi) announced on Tuesday that the company has appointed Michael Garson as general counsel and Kimberly Parker as vice president for Contracts. Garson possesses over two decades of experience in the defense, technology and telecommunications industries. Parker joins SOSi from Applied Insight, where she worked as the chief administrative officer, corporate secretary, and vice president of Contracts, Ethics and Compliance.

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BigBear.ai and UAV Factory Form Partnership To Develop AI/ML Capable Unmanned Systems; GovCon Expert Dr. Reggie Brothers Quoted

Dr. Reggie Brothers

BigBear.ai announced on Thursday that the company has entered into a memorandum of understanding agreement with UAV Factory to develop artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) capabilities for its unmanned systems and components for use in autonomous operations in the defense and commercial markets. 

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Peraton Supports Rapid SDA Satellite Launch on SpaceX’s Falcon 9; Roger Mason Quoted

Roger Mason

Peraton announced on Thursday that two Space Development Agency (SDA) prototype satellites were successfully placed in orbit due to the company’s work to secure rideshare space on the SpaceX Transporter-2 mission and performance of launch integration activities. Peraton was required to support the SDA in this mission because of its Mission Systems Engineering and Integration (MSE&I) indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract. This contract calls for Peraton to assist in filling gaps where SDA lacks necessary in-agency capabilities.

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ASRC Federal Awarded $83M USSF Contract For Space Operation Services; CEO Jennifer Felix Quoted

Jennifer Felix

ASRC Federal System Solutions announced Wednesday that the company secured an estimated $83 million U.S. Space Force (USSF) contract to support the Space Operations Command's Wing Information & Communications Support (WICS II) contract. The contract will run for seven years and requires ASRC Federal to deliver space operations, maintenance and logistics services for the recently activated Delta 6 and Delta 8 organizations.

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