Report: Larry Prior to Head CSC’s NA Public Sector Arm in Reorg

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Larry Prior According to the Washington Business Journal: Larry Prior, who joined Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) in May 2013 to run the defense and intelligence business, has been appointed to lead the company’s North American public sector business as part of a reorganization move. David Zolet Jill Aitoro reports that as part of the realignment, David Zolet will assume leadership...

Steve Scribner Returns to Force 3 as Chief Financial Officer

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Steve Scribner Steve Scribner, formerly vice president and chief financial officer at engineering firm Cummins-Wagner, has returned to Force 3 as the network security company’s CFO. He has 13 years of experience in financial, tax and accounting management and oversaw acquisitions, capital fundraising, sales programs and initial public offerings at several technology companies, Force 3 said Wednesday. Scribner...

Bechtel Receives $819M in Naval Nuclear Propulsion Component Funds

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Bechtel‘s plant machinery organization has secured close to $820 million in contract funds to continue work naval nuclear propulsion components for U.S. Navy vessels. The Defense Department said Wednesday the Naval Sea Systems Command in Washington awarded the contract funds as part of the Naval Nuclear Propulsion program. NAVSEA awarded a new $612.8 million contract to Bechtel and a $206.7...

Louis Berger to Help Army Corps of Engineers Provide Emergency Support

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Louis Berger Group will assist the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in providing emergency support to a state or territory by determining power requirements and supplying needed equipment as part of a new $95 million contract. The Defense Department said Wednesday contract services include the installation of emergency generators at critical locations and managing the fueling, maintenance and operations...

NASA Extends Northrop’s Environmental Satellite Radiometer Contract

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A Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) subsidiary has been awarded a $121 million contract modification to develop a microwave sounding instrument for the Joint Polar Satellite System-2 spacecraft. NASA said Wednesday Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems will produce and test the JPSS-2 Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder as well as deliver satellite launch and post-launch support services. The modification...

October 23 Morning Report: GovCon Index Down at Market Close

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The 30-company GovCon Index closed at 64.584 on Wednesday, down by 0.270 point or 0.419 percent from the previous day. The Standard & Poors 500 index dropped 0.7 percent to 1927 points, the Nasdaq composite index registered an 0.8 percent fall to 4383 and the Dow Jones industrial average inched down 0.9 percent to 16,461 as markets reacted to news of falling oil prices and a shooting in...

Kay Sears: Intelsat to Help AF Evaluate Feasibility of Public-Private Satellite C2 System

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The U.S. Air Force has awarded Intelsat General a contract to perform a feasibility study to determine if commercial infrastructure can be used to manage a range of military and civil satellites. Intelsat said Wednesday the AF Satellite Control Network Commercial Provisioning research’s goal is to help the service develop a plan to leverage commercial tracking, telemetry and command systems for...

Bill Irby: Textron Systems Unmanned Vessel to Support Naval Minesweeping

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Textron‘s (NYSE: TXT) unmanned systems business will supply the U.S. Navy with its Common Unmanned Surface Vessel under a 30-month, $33.8 million contract as part of the service’s Unmanned Influence Sweep System program. The company’s Textron Systems division said Wednesday it will design, build and qualify the unmanned vessel and associated command-and-control software for the...

Engility to Build, Test Navy Shipboard Electronics; Tony Smeraglinolo Comments

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Tony Smeraglinolo Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) has been awarded a $42.9 million contract to design and evaluate shipboard and shore-based electronic systems for the U.S. Navy. The contract contains a one-year base period and two option years and covers work in areas such as system engineering, prototype and testing, Engility said Wednesday. “We appreciate the confidence our U.S. Navy customer...

Sudhakar Kesavan: ICF’s $295M Buy of Olson Targets Digital Tech Market

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ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) has agreed to purchase marketing technology and digital services firm Olson from KRG Capital Partners and other shareholders in a $295 million cash transaction nearly one year after ICF acquired CITYTECH and Mostra. Fairfax, Virginia-based ICF expects the transaction to close within the next month as part of its efforts to grow its customer engagement portfolio...