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Stu Shea: Peraton Buys SRI in Communications Portfolio Expansion Push

Herndon, Va.-based communications and technology services contractor Peraton has acquired communications infrastructure developer Strategic Resources International for an undisclosed sum. “The addition of SRI to the Peraton portfolio adds an important complement to our communications offerings through their extensive portfolio of telecommunications assets in the areas of mobile, [internet protocol] …

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Qmulos’ Matt Coose: Data Analytics Key to Real-Time Risk Management

Matt Coose, chief executive officer of Qmulos, a cybersecurity and information technology compliance firm, has said government agencies that aim to build up their cybersecurity posture should adopt data analytics in order to automate the process of converting data into “real-time technical evidence.” Coose wrote that such evidence can help agencies …

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Tom Watson Joins Serco’s North American Arm as Federal Services SVP; Dave Dacquino Comments

Tom Watson, a more than 25-year government market veteran, has been named senior vice president of federal services business at the North American subsidiary of Serco Group. He will be responsible for Reston, Virginia-based Serco Inc.‘s operations and business development strategies across the defense and citizen services markets, the company said Monday. …

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SAIC Lands $73M Navy IT Architecture, Engineering Support Order; Jim Scanlon Comments

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has received a potential five-year, $73 million task order to provide information technology architecture and systems engineering services to the U.S. Navy‘s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command. The order was awarded under the SeaPort-e contract vehicle and covers support services to SPAWAR’s Office of the Chief Engineer and …

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Govini Report: Federal Investment in Space, Hypersonic Tech Hit $83B in FY 2011-2017

A Govini report says U.S. government investments in space and hypersonic technologies from fiscal years 2011 through 2017 reached approximately $83 billion and annual government spending on such platforms rose by 6 percent over the period, SpaceNews reported Sunday. United Launch Alliance ranked first in the top 15 vendors list …

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Army Issues $870M Computer Supply IDIQ Modification to 7 Firms

The U.S. Army has awarded seven companies a two-year, $870 million modification to an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract vehicle for general purpose computers. Contractors will perform task orders under the Army Desktop and Mobile Computing-2 contract modification through April 23, 2020, the Defense Department said Friday. ADMC-2 covers commercial off-the-shelf desktops, notebooks, …

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Jim Garrettson Presents Jason Providakes With Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, president and chief executive officer of Executive Mosaic, a leading media and events hosting company in the government contracting market, on April 18th presented Jason Providakes, president and CEO of the MITRE Corporation, with his 2018 Wash 100 award. The Wash100, now in its fifth annual year, recognizes …

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DISA Releases Draft RFP for Potential $8B Enterprise Cloud Service Procurement Contract

The Defense Information Systems Agency has issued a draft request for proposals for a potential 10-year, $8 billion contract to acquire an enterprise cloud service platform designed to facilitate collaboration and communications in support of DISA and Defense Department operations worldwide. A FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday says the Defense Enterprise Office …

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Sallyport Names Steven Anderson as Chief Growth Officer

Sallyport Global Holdings announced Friday that Brigadier General (Ret.) Steven Anderson has been named as chief growth officer. The move, which takes effect Monday, April 23rd, will see Anderson in charge of the Reston, Va., company’s global mission support and security and risk management operations. “General Anderson has distinguished himself …

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KBR Buys Carillion’s Stake in Aspire Defence JV

KBR (NYSE: KBR) has assumed control of a joint venture with U.K.-based construction and facilities management provider Carillion after the latter announced insolvency in January. KBR said Thursday that it closed the acquisition of Carillion’s interest in their Aspire Defence joint venture without causing disruption to operations and delivery of services. Aspire Defence JV …

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