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RBC Bearings to Purchase Dover’s Sargent A&D Business; Michael Hartnett Comments

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RBC Bearings has agreed to acquire Dover Corp.‘s (NYSE: DOV) Sargent Aerospace & Defense subsidiary for $500 million. Michael Hartnett, RBC Bearings chairman, president and CEO, said Thursday the acquisition is intended to complement the company’s manufacturing and design processes. Oxford, Connecticut-based RBC Bearings manufactures plain, roller and ball bearings ...

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Defense News: General Dynamics Ends Air Force T-X Trainer Program Pursuit

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General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has decided to abandon the company’s pursuit for the U.S. Air Force’s T-X trainer replacement program, Defense News reported Thursday. The company told the publication it made the decision to withdraw from the competition after the information systems and technology group’s reorganization, which completed in January. Alenia Aermacchi originally partnered with General ...

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Gordon Foster, Former Northrop Exec, Named ASRC Federal CFO; Mark Gray Comments

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Gordon Foster, formerly chief financial officer and director of business management at Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) civil systems unit, has joined ASRC Federal as CFO. ASRC Federal said Thursday Foster has nearly 20 years of finance and business strategy experience and will oversee the company’s financial performance. “Gordon’s successful track record of integrating finance ...

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Accenture Closes Agilex Buy; David Moskovitz Comments

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Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal services subsidiary has wrapped up the purchase of Agilex Technologies in a move to grow its analytics, cloud and mobility offerings for federal agency clients. David Moskovitz, Accenture Federal Services CEO, said Thursday the company intends for the acquisition to help “federal clients make the digital transformation ...

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NASA Issues 84 Awards for $20B Govt-Wide Enterprise IT Vehicle

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NASA has awarded 84 contracts under the space agency’s potential 10-year, $20 billion government-wide information technology supplies and services acquisition vehicle. The Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement V program has a five-year base period that covers work between May 1 and April 31, 2020 and a five-year option that would extend work ...

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US Navy Awards Data Link Systems Contracts to Three Firms

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Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC), Odyssey Systems Consulting Group and Tactical Engineering & Analysis Inc. have each won contracts to engineer and configure tactical data link systems for the U.S. Navy. Each company will compete for task orders during the ordering period and each indefinite-delivery/indefinite-delivery contract covers up to five years of work through ...

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USAF Taps 10 Small Businesses for $851M Engineering, Acquisition Services IDIQ

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The U.S. Air Force has awarded 10 small businesses spots on a three-year, $851 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for engineering and technology acquisition support services. The Defense Department said Wednesday the contract covers products, services and support on disciplined systems, specialty engineering and information assurance. Companies that will compete for task orders under the contract include: Abacus Technology ...

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Leidos Board Appoints CEO Roger Krone Chairman

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Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) CEO Roger Krone officially became chairman of the board of directors on March 20, less than a year after he joined the company from Boeing (NYSE: BA). The board designated Krone as the successor to former Chairman John Jumper, who served as CEO until he retired from that role last year, Leidos ...

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