Overseas Contracting News Summary – 2015

DynCorp Announces Results of 3rd Quarter 2015; Useful Summary
Third quarter revenue was $479.8m, compared to $540.3m in the third quarter 2014, with the decrease primarily driven by the continued drawdown of U.S. forces in Afghanistan and the completion of certain task orders under the Africa Peacekeeping Program (“AFRICAP”), partially offset by new contract wins in their DynAviation segment. NOTE: I’ve summarized the information specifically useful to DZJ members.
Friday, November 6, 2015

Lockheed Martin Completes Acquisition of Sikorsky Aircraft
Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has closed its acquisition of Sikorsky Aircraft, a world leader in military and commercial rotary-wing aircraft. Aligned under the Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training (MST) business segment, Sikorsky Aircraft is now known as Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company.
Friday, November 6, 2015

IAP Worldwide Services Acquires Two Units of DRS
IAP Worldwide Services, Inc. (IAP) has acquired DRS Technologies, Inc.’s (DRS) Aviation and Logistics business located in Oklahoma City, OK (A&L), and the Tactical Communications & Network Solutions business (TCNS) located in Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.
Friday, November 6, 2015

Constellis Names Jason DeYonker as CEO and Dean Bosacki as President
The Board of Directors of Constellis announced that Brigadier General (Ret.) Craig Nixon will be stepping down from his role as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company. Constellis combined ACADEMI, Edinburgh International, Olive Group, Strategic Social and Triple Canopy.
Thursday, October 15, 2015

Lockheed Martin Buying Sikorsky Aircraft
Lockheed Martin has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Sikorsky Aircraft, a world leader in military and commercial rotary-wing aircraft and plans to align Sikorsky under the Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training (MST) business segment.
Monday, July 20, 2015

DynCorp International Names Lou Von Thaer Chief Executive Officer
Delta Tucker Holdings, Inc., the parent of DynCorp International, Inc., announced that it has named Lewis F. Von Thaer chief executive officer (CEO). Von Thaer joins DI after serving as president of the National Security Sector at Leidos.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015

PAE Completes Acquisition of A-T Solutions
PAE has completed the acquisition of A-T Solutions Corporate Holdings Prime, Inc. (together with its subsidiaries, “A-T Solutions”) from its stockholders.
Tuesday, June 2, 2015

CSC Will Split Into Two Companies
Computer Sciences Corporation announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously approved a plan to separate the company into two publicly traded, pure-play leaders: one to serve commercial and government clients globally and one to serve public sector clients in the U.S.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

DynCorp 1st Quarter Results Good Clue of Contracting in Afghanistan
First quarter revenue was $467.0 million, compared to $612.8 million in the first quarter 2014, with the decrease primarily driven by the continued drawdown of U.S. forces in Afghanistan, reduced service needs in Iraq and delays in new business awards. More details here including DynLogistics and DynAviation.
Sunday, May 10, 2015

PAE Acquiring A-T Solutions
PAE today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire A-T Solutions Corporate Holdings Prime, Inc. (together with its subsidiaries, collectively “A-T Solutions”).
Thursday, May 7, 2015

Constellis Group to Merge with Olive Group
Constellis Group and Olive Group jointly announced today that the two parties have agreed to merge Olive Group into the existing Constellis Group of Companies. Constellis Group includes ACADEMI, Edinburgh International, Strategic Social and Triple Canopy.
Thursday, May 7, 2015

ManTech Acquires Welkin to Expand High-End Solutions to Intelligence and Defense Communities
ManTech International Corporation has completed the acquisition of Welkin Associates, Ltd., formerly a wholly-owned subsidiary of CSC, for $34 million. The acquisition strategically positions ManTech to pursue large engineering and support opportunities throughout the Intelligence Community and DoD.
Thursday, April 30, 2015

Harris Corporation to Acquire Exelis
Harris Corporation and Exelis, Inc. announced a definitive agreement under which Harris will acquire Exelis. The agreement has been unanimously approved by the Boards of Directors of both companies. The transaction is expected to close in June 2015.
Sunday, February 8, 2015

DynCorp Honors Team Members with Chairman’s Awards
DynCorp International (DI) recently recognized two team members injured in separate attacks in Afghanistan at a special ceremony on January 31, 2015. Phillip Smith of McDonough, Ga. and John Spahalski of Lake City, Fla. were working as embedded police mentors in support of the Afghan Ministry of Interior Afghan Ministry of Defense Program (AMDP).
Thursday, February 5, 2015

Supreme Group Appoints New Leadership for its Global Defense and Government Business
Supreme Group has appointed a new leadership team for its global defense and government business as part of a strategy to drive growth and expand operations. James Jaska is the new President of Supreme’s Defense and Government Services (DGS) division and CEO of Supreme USA; while Mike Devoto has also been appointed as the Senior Vice President for Supreme’s food-related business line.
Thursday, February 5, 2015

PAE Acquires Global Security and Solutions Business
PAE has acquired the Global Security and Solutions (GS&S) business unit of US Investigations Services, LLC (USIS). GS&S is principally engaged in providing mission support services. It is not involved in the provision of background investigations services.
Sunday, January 25, 2015

Day & Zimmermann Now Sole Owner of SOC LLC, Appoints New SOC President
Day & Zimmermann (D&Z) announced that it has become the sole owner of SOC LLC (SOC) a leading provider of security, logistics and life support services to the U.S. Government domestically and abroad. D&Z purchased the interests of SOC-SMG, Inc., a co-owner of SOC since its founding in 2008.
Friday, January 9, 2015

KBR Will Not Protest DynCorp and Fluor Afghanistan Contract Awards
KBR chief William Utt said on KBR’s Thursday conference call that “we decided KBR will not protest the outcome of the awards” referring to recent awards to DynCorp and Fluor to support troops in Afghanistan.
Sunday, December 20, 2015

GAO Denies GIS Request To Reconsider Decision on Basrah, Iraq Task Order
Global Integrated Security (USA) Inc. (Global) asks that GAO reconsiders its decision in which they denied its protest of the issuance of a task order to Triple Canopy, Inc. by the Department of State for security, logistical, and support services in Basrah, Iraq. GAO denied the request for reconsideration.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015

GAO Denies Dyncorp Protest of KBR LOGCAP Contract
DynCorp protested the award of a task order to KBR under the Logistics Civil Augmentation Program (LOGCAP IV) contract for support services for U.S. military installations located in the Arabian Peninsula.
Sunday, August 23, 2015

GAO Denies Baghdad Life Support Services Contract Protests
DynCorp International, Fluor SOSi Diplomatic Support Services, and Kellogg Brown & Root Services, Inc. (KBR), protested the award of a contract to PAE Government Services, Inc. for Baghdad Life Support Services (BLiSS), in Iraq. The GAO denied the protests.
Saturday, March 21, 2015