Welcome to today's Defense Business Briefing, your weekly roundup of the latest defense industry news.
Two firms last week announced new deals in the government contracting industry.
L3 Technologies was one of the first to sell off its services business, spinning off what's now Engility in 2012. Lockheed Martin followed suit in 2016, divesting its information systems and global solutions unit.
Huntington Ingalls said sales in 2017 reached $7.4 billion, up about 5 percent from a year earlier.
The Defense Department's cloud executive steering group will host an industry day next month to discuss its plans for a high-profile and often controversial commercial cloud acquisition, according to a Pentagon announcement.
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems announced Boeing Autonomous Systems will join its MQ-25 Stingray team.
Northrop Grumman said last week the European Commission has notified it that it has approved the contractor's planned acquisition of Orbital ATK.
Serco said Pamela Drew, a veteran government contracting executive, has been appointed to the board of its U.S. business.
Management consulting firm Deep Water Point has hired retired Army Maj. Gen. Dennis Moran as a Defense Department subject matter expert.
The Government Accountability Office has upheld a protest filed by BAE Systems over an Army intelligence support services task order.
Several defense companies have scheduled earnings calls for the week ahead, while the Air Force Association's annual Air Warfare Symposium begins Wednesday in Orlando, FL.
Sikorsky last week filed a protest with the Government Accountability Office in a disagreement over the Air Force's data and software requirements for the UH-1N replacement program.
The Army has signed a seven-year contract with Oshkosh Defense valued at $476.2 million for the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles A2 variant. The contract, posted Feb. 7, does not specify a quantity, but states there is no cap on the number of vehicles the Army can order.