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Ken Asbury: CACI Adds Integrated Security Work Under JIEDDO Analytic Support Contract

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CACI International (NYSE: CACI) will provide on-site and field analytic support to the Defense Department’s lead organization for efforts against improvised explosive devices under a three-year, $34 million contract. The company said Thursday it will deploy personnel to support the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization‘s operations research and systems analysis work and provide nondeployed ...

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Neustar Hires Mark Tonnesen as CISO; Lisa Hook Comments

Mark Tonnesen

Mark Tonnesen, formerly an executive consultant at MapMyID, has joined Neustar Inc. (NYSE: NSR) as chief information and security officer. He will oversee the company’s initiatives to develop and secure technology infrastructure and services and the operation of its information technology and product infrastructure, data centers, network and communications systems, ...

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April 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Stretches Gain Streak to 3 Days


The GovCon Index rose for a third consecutive day Wednesday as it recorded a gain of 0.164 points to close at 76.242. U.S. stock markets traded in positive territory Wednesday after a new report showed sales of existing homes grew 6.1 percent in March from February to hit the highest level in 18 ...

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General Dynamics NASSCO to Help Navy Sustain Littoral Combat Ships


General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) NASSCO subsidiary has won a potential $96.3 million contract to sustain Littoral Combat Ships that are visiting or stationed at a naval base in San Diego. The contract has a $24.2 million initial amount and will reach its full potential value if all options are exercised, the Defense ...

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Andrew Bailey: Louis Berger to Continue DLA Energy Fuel Facility Support


A division of Louis Berger will provide design, construction, operations and maintenance services for fuel facilities at Fort Bliss in Texas under a 19-year, $21.6 million contract with the Defense Logistics Agency Energy. The company said Tuesday the contract covers services for two contractor-owned/contractor-operated and four government-owned/contractor-operated facilities for bulk and retail aviation refueling work. “We ...

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Amazon, Microsoft Vet Paul Beda Joins Smartronix as Principal Cloud Architect

Paul Beda

Paul Beda, formerly lead solutions architect and evangelist for Amazon Web Services‘ (NASDAQ: AMZN) worldwide public sector and GovCloud region, has joined Smartronix as principal cloud architect and strategist. He will aid in Smartronix’s effort to develop the CloudAssured product offerings, cloud managed services and cloud consulting services, Smartronix said ...

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Raytheon to Supply GPS Navigation Payload for FAA’s GEO Satellite System

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Raytheon will provide GPS air navigation technology to support the Federal Aviation Administration‘s space-based Wide Area Augmentation System under a $103 million contract. The company said Tuesday it will field the payload that will be incorporated into the WAAS system’s geostationary Earth orbit satellite and two ground uplink stations. “The WAAS system is a ...

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KPMG Buys Triad’s ServiceNow Professional Services Practice; Brian Jewett Comments


KPMG has acquired the ServiceNow professional services practice of Reston, Virginia-based cloud service provider Triad Technology Partners to supplement its advisory practice for chief information officers. “This acquisition enables Triad to expand our reach and breadth through KPMG’s extensive investments and global team,” Brian Jewett, general manager of ServiceNow, said Tuesday. Triad noted ...

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Globecomm Extends Data Tracking Services for NATO; Paul Knudsen Comments


Globecomm has been awarded a $6.8 million contract to keep providing personnel tracking services for NATO’s Communications and Information Agency. The company said Tuesday that it would continue to perform onsite support for the GPS-based force tracking system designed to monitor data and messaging traffic. The system is intended to help NATO ...

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April 21 Market Close: GovCon Index Rises, Mixed Earnings Stall US Markets


The GovCon Index recorded an increase for the second consecutive day as it closed up 0.323 points to end the day at 76.078. U.S. stock markets recorded a mixed day after a new slate of financial reports from many blue chip companies showed they beat Wall Street estimates on earnings per share ...

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