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Report: VMWare’s Bask Iyer Takes Additional Role as Dell Inc. Interim CIO

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Bask Iyer, chief information officer and internet of things manager at VMware (NYSE: VMW), has assumed the additional role of interim CIO of Dell Inc., the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Steven Norton writes a spokesman for Dell told the Journal that Iyer took the acting CIO post after Dell Inc. CIO ML Krakauer filed …

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Leidos to Maintain CBP Border Inspection Systems Under Potential $155M Contract


Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has secured a potential five-year, $155 million prime contract from the Customs and Border Protection agency to administer and maintain X-ray and imaging systems for CBP. The award covers maintenance of non-intrusive inspection equipment such as the VACIS inspection platforms, radiation portal monitors and radiation isotope identification devices, Leidos said Thursday. …

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IT Vet Andrew Robinson Promoted to CEO at Robbins Gioia


Andrew Robinson, chief operating officer of Robbins Gioia and a 30-year information technology veteran, has been promoted to CEO at the Alexandria, Virginia-based program management and IT services contractor. Robbins Gioia said Thursday Robinson will aim to accelerate corporate transformation efforts that began after RG was acquired by management from its former non-U.S.-based parent company in 2012. …

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Lockheed Awarded $93M Contract Modification for Navy MUOS Engineering, Logistics Services


A business unit of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $92.8 million contract modification to perform engineering and interim logistics work on a military communications satellite system for the U.S. Navy. Lockheed Martin Space Systems will also deliver spares and associated materials for the military branch’s Mobile User Objective System under the modification, the Defense Department said Thursday. …

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Rockwell Collins to Build Landing Guidance Subsystems Under $67M Deal With Raytheon


Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has awarded Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) a potential six-year, $67 million contract to develop, test and produce communication and navigation subsystems for the U.S. Navy’s Joint Precision Approach and Landing System. The contract with Raytheon also covers systems engineering and logistics services in support of the JPALS program, Rockwell Collins …

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October 20 Market Close: GovCon Index Shows Small Decline for 2nd Straight Day, Textron Jumps as HII & Primes Weigh


Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed slightly down for a second consecutive session Thursday as notable gains by Textron (NYSE: TXT) after third quarter earnings and CACI International (NYSE: CACI) were offset by declines in Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) and other large prime contractors. GovCon Index laggers outnumbered advancers at a 3-to-1 ratio …

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CSRA Lands $114M Task Order to Help Secure Pentagon’s IT Networks


CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has received a potential $114 million task order to develop and implement an in-depth strategy for the Defense Department to identify and neutralize hostile cyber network activity at the Pentagon. The company said Thursday it also seeks to leverage a range of tactics, procedures and techniques to help DoD block, detect and …

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Textron 3Q Earnings Miss, Revenue Up 2% on Biz Jet Deliveries


Textron (NYSE: TXT) reported third quarter earnings below Wall Street’s expectation Thursday on restructuring costs and lower commercial deliveries in its Bell Helicopter segment. GovCon Index-S&P 500 company Textron reported $0.61 earnings per share versus the $0.67 analyst consensus with third quarter EPS excluding a $0.76 benefit from settlements of Internal Revenue Service audits and the $0.27-after tax restructuring …

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Sevatec Names Finance Veteran Richard Roth as New CFO


Richard Roth, a former member of the Sevatec board of advisers, will be in charge of finance, accounting and contract management at the company as well as support strategic and operational objectives as Sevatec’s new CFO. The company said Thursday Roth has managed the business operations, mergers and acquisitions, contract and pricing, finance and accounting …

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Navy Adds Northrop to MQ-25 Carrier UAS Risk Reduction Program


Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has secured a potential one-year, $35.8 million contract from the U.S. Navy to implement risk reduction efforts for the future MQ-25 unmanned carrier aviation air system. The Defense Department said Wednesday the company will work to refine concepts and develop trade space ahead of the engineering and manufacturing development phase …

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