Raytheon Company of Waltham, MA announced on January 26 that it has acquired privately-held Sensintel, Inc., a leading provider of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) solutions to the intelligence and special operations markets. Located in Tucson with approximately 50 employees, Sensintel will become … [Read more...] about Raytheon acquires Tucson-based Sensintel, Inc.
Encouraging the geospatial intelligence community to look at its mission through “a new lens – a lens of consequence,” National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Director Robert Cardillo said on January 21 that the agency can become a leading example of transparency, private sector collaboration and … [Read more...] about NGA Director Cardillo: democratization of data offers NGA opportunity for transparency, public service
Northrop Grumman Corporation, based in Falls Church, VA, announced on January 26 that it has appointed Heather Crofford vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) for its Enterprise Shared Services (ESS) organization, effective March 9. She will report to Ken Bedingfield, vice president, … [Read more...] about Northrop Grumman names Heather Crofford VP and CFO, Enterprise Shared Services
On January 23, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Microsystems Technology Office (MTO) issued a new funding opportunity (solicitation number DARPA-BAA-15-14), Near Zero Power RF and Sensor Operations (N-ZERO). Interested contractors should note that abstracts are due February 20, … [Read more...] about DARPA issues solicitation for Near Zero Power RF and Sensor Operations research proposals
TASC has been awarded a contract by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) to serve as its Application Operations Service Provider (AOSP), the company announced on January 23. In this role, the Chantilly, VA-based firm will manage the business and technical aspects of soliciting, … [Read more...] about TASC awarded $25 Million NGA contract
Jonathan Freed has been appointed as the National Security Agency's new Associate Director for Strategic Communications, ADM Michael Rogers announced on January 22. Freed, a longtime public relations professional and former journalist, most recently served as a media relations and public affairs … [Read more...] about NSA appoints new associate director for strategic communications
L-3 Communications of New York, NY, announced on January 22 that it acquired the assets of MITEQ, Inc. on January 21, 2015 for $41 million, subject to customary adjustments. The business will be combined with L-3’s Narda Microwave-East business located in Hauppauge, N.Y., and the new organization … [Read more...] about L-3 acquires MITEQ, Inc.
ThreatStream, a Redwood City, CA-based vendor who provides a threat intelligence platform that prioritizes threats and facilitates trusted threat sharing, announced on January 22 that it has executed a partnership agreement with the Industrial Control System Information Sharing and Analysis Center … [Read more...] about ICS-ISAC and ThreatStream announce strategic partnership
The F/A-18 Super Hornet infrared search and track (IRST) system, developed and integrated by Boeing and Lockheed Martin, received approval from the U.S. Navy to enter low-rate initial production, the firms announced on January 22. The IRST system consists of Lockheed Martin’s IRST21™ sensor, the … [Read more...] about US Navy approves F/A-18 Super Hornet IRST system for production
Vistronix, a Reston, VA-based provider of intelligence and technology solutions to national security agencies in the federal space, announced on January 22 that Amy Steinberg has joined the company as VP/GM, Analytics, Modernization and Cyber Defense Operations, National Intelligence (NI) Sector. … [Read more...] about Amy Steinberg joins Vistronix as VP/GM, Analytics, Modernization and Cyber Defense Operations, National Intelligence Sector